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KWON Night at Ballpark raises $2022 for Coach Rigdon's Medical Expense Fund

Jun 26, 2017

It was a beautiful night for baseball at the Annual KWON Night at the Ballpark, with a large and generous crowd cheering on the Indians despite a close loss to 3 Rivers in the first game of the night. It started in a very touching tribute by all the players and coaches, surrounding home plate, of ... read more »

Items Going Into Oklahoma Time Capsule

Jun 27, 2017

A Native American flute, official state lapel pins and a turkey call from the Oklahoma lieutenant governor's annual turkey shoot are among the items being placed in a 100-year time capsule to be buried at the state Capitol.   Governor Mary Fallin joined other state leaders Monday for ... read more »

New Lawsuit Alleges Removal Of Tax On Car Sales Unconstitutional

Jun 27, 2017

A lawsuit alleges the removal of a sales tax exemption on vehicles sold in Oklahoma is unconstitutional.   The lawsuit filed Friday by the Oklahoma Automobile Dealers Association, an auto dealership and an individual alleges the removal of a 1.25 percent exemption on auto sales didn' ... read more »

Osburn Faces Further Charges in Washington County

Jun 27, 2017

Failure to register as a sex offender leads to further charges for a man in Washington County. During court arraignments on June 22, 2017 in the Washington County Courthouse in Bartlesville, information pertaining to Richard Dempsey Osburn from the Oklahoma City Police came to light that Osburn h ... read more »

Gas Prices at Low in Oklahoma

Jun 27, 2017

Oklahoma’s pump price average has hit a low for the year. AAA reports $1.95 for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline. According to GasPrices.AAA.com, the state average hasn’t been this low since this last December.   Bartlesville is tied for the second cheapest gasoline in ... read more »

Tulsa Principal Charged With Viewing Child Pornography

Jun 27, 2017

Jeffrey Richard Goss, 56, of Tulsa, pled guilty to Accessing with Intent to View Child Pornography, announced Loretta F. Radford, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma.  United States District Court Judge Claire V. Eagan will sentence Goss on September 28, 2017. ... read more »

Tulsa Man Sentenced For Child Pornography

Jun 27, 2017

A Tulsa federal court sentenced Clint Tirone Barger of Tulsa, to serve 21 years plus 10 months in federal prison for possession and distribution of child pornography followed by 8 years of supervised release, announced Acting United States Attorney Loretta Radford for the Northern District of Okl ... read more »

Johnstone Water Project Will Disrupt Traffic Flow

Jun 27, 2017

Water Department crews began work Monday on a waterline construction project in downtown Bartlesville. Work is underway on Johnstone Avenue between Frank Phillips Boulevard and Adams Boulevard. Water Utilities Department Supervisor Red Miller says the project is expected to take this week - a ... read more »

Daniels Receives 100 percent on REID Report Card

Jun 27, 2017

The Research Institute for Economic Development gave State Senator Julie Daniels a perfect score of 100 for her votes on key business and economic development issues during the 2017 legislative session.  Daniles says she is pleased with the REID assessment of her commitment to growing busine ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Kennedy Building Auction

Jun 27, 2017

A couple of agenda items led to lengthy discussions at the Monday meeting of the Osage Board of County Commissioners. The continuing discussion regarding the County owned Kennedy building was brought forward by Courthouse Review Committee Co-Chair Mike Tolson. Tolson explained and discussed the p ... read more »

Weeze's Catches Fire

Jun 26, 2017

An electrical fire started in Weeze's Cafe in Downtown Bartlesville Monday afternoon. Assistant Fire Chief Bill Hollander says smoke was noticed from the back of the restaurant, and thankfully it was on the outside. Unfortunately, the cafe will be closed a few days.   ... read more »

Skiatook Lake Drowning

Jun 26, 2017

A 22-year-old Arkansas resident has drowned after going underwater in a swimming area of an Oklahoma lake.   A preliminary report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Centerton, Arkansas, resident Anthony Scarpati died Friday afternoon on Skiatook Lake in Osage County.   Troope ... read more »

Tulsa Man Fatally Shot

Jun 26, 2017

Police in Tulsa say a man armed with a gun was fatally shot when three officers opened fire as the man tried to break into a home.   Police said in a news release Sunday that 47-year-old Jimmie Bevenue was killed in the shooting Saturday night in east Tulsa.   Police say officer ... read more »

Tulsa County Taxpayers Paying For Legal Fees

Jun 26, 2017

Tulsa County taxpayers are on the hook for more than $500,000 as officials continue to settle lawsuits and amass legal fees involving the 2015 shooting of an unarmed black man by an ex-sheriff's deputy.   An analysis by the Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/2sMZ0Dn ) found that the county t ... read more »

Court Overturns Death Sentence For OKC Man

Jun 26, 2017

A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of an Oklahoma City man convicted of helping his lover kill her estranged husband.   A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled 2-1 and sent the case of James Pavatt back to the state. Two judges found ... read more »