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Bartlesville Man Tries to Pay with Bad Checks

Jan 29, 2018

A Bartlesville man trying pay with a bogus checks found himself behind bars for an incident that occurred late last week. James Wohlford appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a slew of charges including forgery of checks, identity theft and possession of stolen p ... read more »

Free Fair President Discusses Exciting Changes

Jan 30, 2018

This week Macy Strom President of the Osage County Free Fair Board provided exciting and hopeful plans to the Osage County Commissioners. Strom highlighted that she and the board has aspirations to make the Free Fair something that Osage County can once again be proud of and will draw far more pa ... read more »

Another Store In Washington Park Mall To Close

Jan 29, 2018

Another store in Bartlesville,and specifically the Washington Park Mall, is slated to close its doors.  JCPenny will close, making this the third anchor store, of three, to close in the mall. Sears closed earlier, but Dunham Sports is sticking with its "Spring of 2018" open tim ... read more »

Body Cam Footage from Maple Avenue Shooting Released

Jan 29, 2018

Bartlesville Radio has acquired the police body cam footage from a police involved shooting that occurred on January 17. The shooting happened after a forced entry of a residence on the 1600 block of Southwest Maple Avenue. The Bartlesville Police Department was executing a search warrant for ... read more »

Two Suspects Caught After Osage County Chase

Jan 29, 2018

The two people who led law enforcement officers on a more than 30-mile pursuit Thursday night have been arrested. Charles Ratliff and Ivy Harless stole a truck from the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Friday morning.   The News on 6 reported that Ranch hands at the Tall Grass Prairie saw ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss Opioid Lawsuit

Jan 29, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners heard a presentation about a class action lawsuit regarding the opioid crisis at a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning.   Brad Barron, a Nowata County attorney, spoke about this nationwide issue that has had an effect on the county and surrou ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meet On Monday

Jan 29, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning where they approved several forms and agreements to continue work in both District 1 and District 3. During the Commissioners' Report, Commissioner Mitch Antle explained that he would be traveling to meet with legislators ... read more »

Woman injured in Osage County Accident on Sunday

Jan 29, 2018

A Hominy woman is in the hospital as a result of a Sunday morning accident 6 miles south of Hominy.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 29 year-old Hope Waller was northbound on County Road 5455, known as Boston Pool Road.  She was traveling too fast for the roadway and ther truck bega ... read more »

Pawhuska Nursing Home to Close Doors

Jan 27, 2018

Pawhuska Nursing Home LLC is closing it's doors after nearly 62 years of operation. The nursing home informed its 20 residents and more than 30 employees of the closing earlier this week.   Pawhuska Nursing Homes Owner Justin McGrew stated in a press release that “Like most ... read more »

Submission Time Approached for Pawhuska Absentee Voters

Jan 27, 2018

The time is nearing for those who wish to submit absentee ballots in the upcoming Pawhuska election for two seats on the City Council and one seat on the Pawhuska Board of Education. Mayor Mark Buchanan has filed for reelection in Ward 3. Buchanan will be running against John Moreland and Chris B ... read more »

Man Loses Toe in Alleged Kidnapping

Jan 25, 2018

An alleged kidnapping left one man badly beaten and another man without part of his toe. Kenneth Foreman appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing multiple charges including aggravated assault and battery, assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping for an incident that occu ... read more »

Trespassing at Local Salon Leads to Arrest

Jan 26, 2018

A man trespassing at a local salon earlier this week found himself behind bars. Mervin Grayson stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing charges of trespassing, public intoxication, assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest. According to an ... read more »

Family Dispute Gets out of Hand Quickly

Jan 26, 2018

A domestic dispute quickly turned physical and led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. Steven Johnson appeared at Thursday’s arraignments at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of domestic abuse and child abuse. According to an affidavit, Johnson and his wife were asleep an ... read more »

Walmart Program Helping Opioid Abuse

Jan 26, 2018

Attorney General Mike Hunter met with officials from Walmart and DisposeRx to receive a hands-on demonstration of a new initiative to help curb the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic. Walmart announced last week it would carry and distribute the opioid disposal solution, known as DisposeRx, ... read more »

Osage County Deputies Search for Truck Thieves

Jan 26, 2018

Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden says two people who led law enforcement officers on a more than 30-mile pursuit Thursday night may have stolen a truck from the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Friday morning and a search is under way.   The News on 6 is reporting that Ranch hands at the ... read more »