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Gentges in Favor of BPD Take Back Day

Sep 18, 2018

For the third time in a year Bartlesville Police Department will participate in the next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27. The event, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, allows citizens to safely and legally dispose of unwanted prescription ... read more »

Working Group Continues Conservative Approach Wednesday

Sep 18, 2018

Bartlesville’s Senator Julie Daniels will attend another Legislative Working Group session at the Oklahoma Capitol building in regards to the passage of the short, five-page 788 medical marijuana bill. Senator Daniels has attended multiple Legislative Working Group sessions in recent weeks ... read more »

Oklahoma Heritage Farm Festival Coming to Ramona

Sep 18, 2018

The Oklahoma Heritage Farm Annual Fall Festival is slated to begin this Saturday in Ramona. This year’s festival features, several activities including games, entertainment, a pumpkin patch, shopping, a petting zoo and a jaw dropping maze among other activities. The theme for the 2018 f ... read more »

Senator Says Hunting, Fishing Improves Economy and Heritage

Sep 18, 2018

Saturday marks the nation’s 46th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day. Oklahoma Senator Mark Allen says hunters and anglers are the primary source of conservation funding for the Sooner State through their purchases of licenses, tags and stamps. Senator Allen says all Oklahomans ben ... read more »

Design Group to Present Tower Green Options

Sep 18, 2018

A group from Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin group is in Bartlesville working on the design for the voter-approved Tower Green Project.  City councilman, Alan Gentges says the group of students along with their faculty advisor and a Kansas City architect arrived on Friday to learn the comm ... read more »

School Foundation Announces Funding Goal

Sep 17, 2018

The Bartlesville Public School Foundation will continue to support funding for STEM programs in all of the city's K through 5 public schools.  Foundation Executive Director, Blair Ellis told the board the foundation has been able to raise more than 200 thousand dollars for elementary ste ... read more »

Ocheleta Man Charged with DUI, Domestic Abuse

Sep 17, 2018

A domestic abuse incident between a man and woman while driving down U.S. 75 led to an arrest. Jeffrey Edwards appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of driving under the influence and domestic assault and battery for occurrence that took place on Saturday. Acco ... read more »

Annual Health, Wellness Education Coming to Local Library

Sep 17, 2018

The ongoing health and wellness education series going on at the Bartlesville Public Library will feature a personal trainer Thursday. Personal trainer Josh Wright from Colaw Fitness in Bartlesville will present "The 13 Biggest Health Discoveries of the Past Few Years." Bartlesville ... read more »

Police Detain Owasso High School Student with Loaded Gun

Sep 17, 2018

KWON's news partners at the News on 6 say classes resumed at Owasso High School after a student was taken into custody. Police said the student brought a loaded gun to school. Superintendent Amy Fichtner said the 16-year-old student who had the loaded gun was detained by the Owasso Police ... read more »

Commissioners Renew an Agreement, Approve Grants

Sep 17, 2018

Washington County District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier gave a presentation at the regularly scheduled commissioners meeting Monday morning. The presentation regarded the Washington County Building Commission meeting report in which all of the commissioners approved. All Washington County comm ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Must Change E911 Board

Sep 17, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners learned that the recently established E911 board will need to be dissolved because its formation went against state statute. This was discovered at Monday morning’s meeting when assistant district attorney Ashley Kane informed the board of commissioners. ... read more »

School Board to Highlight Fund Raising

Sep 17, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board will recognize the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation this evening.  The board will open its meeting by spotlighting the foundation's fundraising target for the year.     The board will also get a financial update and approve its F ... read more »

Washington County to Act on Grant Applications

Sep 16, 2018

Washington County Commissioners will proclaim September as Crime Stoppers month when they meet Monday morning.  The board will also take action on a performance grant application from Emergency Manager, Kary Cox.  The board plas to take up a Rural Economic Action Plan Grant application ... read more »

Osage County Board to Approve Tax Sales

Sep 16, 2018

The Osage County Board of Commissioners will take action to approve the sale of nine tax properties by the county treasurer Monday morning.  The board will hear a report from Tourism Oversight committee executive director, Kelly Bland.  Bland is expected to propose spending a thousand d ... read more »

Nowata Falls to Verdigris

Sep 14, 2018

The Nowata Ironmen struggled again on Friday night falling, 55-8, at the hands of Verdigris for the homecoming game. The Cardinals drove down the field on a long, methodical drive to score a touchdown on its first drive after forcing the Ironmen to go three-and-out. Verdigris would add three ... read more »