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Drowning Accident Involves Tahlequah Man

Sep 30, 2022

Nathan Williams, age 22, of Tahlaquah was pronouced deceased at Lake Tenkiller on Friday afternoon after falling into the water and never resurfacing. The incident occurred near Barnacle Bill's Marina in Cherokee County. Witnesses reported seeing Williams sitting on the dock over the wate ... read more »

Arvest Bank Awards $500 to Dewey Teacher

Sep 30, 2022

Arvest Bank has awarded Jessica Lee, a fifth grade reading teaching at Dewey Elementary School, with $500 as part of its "WE LOVE TEACHERS" initiative. Lee says she will use her award to make upgrades to the reading spaces in her classroom. "I cannot thank Arvest enough! Th ... read more »

Court Report for Charles Douglas

Sep 30, 2022

A man who says he was mistakenly arrested while trying to return to the home of a friend was booked into custody yesterday for "entering a structure with intent to commit larceny." Charles Robert Lee Douglas was arraigned on the misdemeanor charge at the Washington County Courthouse ... read more »

Court Report for Matthew Languien

Sep 30, 2022

A Bartlesville man who was on a sobriety rehabilitation process in now facing not only the end of his rehab but also potentially serving 10 years from his original conviction earlier this year after he sent threats to his daughter by text. The texts were aimed at personnel at the Washington Count ... read more »

Court Report for Keenan Abreau

Sep 30, 2022

Keenan Michael Abreu appeared in Washington COunty Court today on multiple charges after a routine traffic stop. Abreu is charged with failure to provide a driver's license, failure to maintain insurance on a vehicle, and failure to wear a seatbelt. During the traffic stop, officers found ... read more »

Court Report on Richard Royer

Sep 30, 2022

A failure to appear for a September evaluation of mental health in relation to earlier charges by law enforcement has landed a Bartlesville man back in the Washington County Correctional Center this week and with additional charges added to his roster of alleged criminal activity. Richard Gra ... read more »

Update on Petition on Adult Entertainment

Sep 30, 2022

The petition started by Shannon King, a local resident who is concerned about adult entertainment beind held at the Unity Square, is ready to be presented to the Bartlesville City Council at their meeting on October 3. King says the petition really took off after Bartlesville Radio ran a stor ... read more »

ONG Bills Arrive With Shocking Increase

Sep 30, 2022

In July of this year, Oklahoma Natural Gas, which services most of our listening area, announced by letter to its customers that a rate increase would be coming due to the surge in usage during the Winter storm of 2021. The rate increaese was needed to recoup the extra expenses realted to keeping ... read more »

National Indian Taco Championship Oct. 1

Sep 30, 2022

The National Indian Taco Championships are back in Pawhuska this Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be Vendors, Music, Indian Dance, and of course Indian Tacos. All contestants sell their Indian Tacos to the public. The contestants price their Indian Tacos. You can pay $5 to h ... read more »

Fatality Accident on Lake Keystone

Sep 30, 2022

A fatality accident occurred around 6:20 pm on Thursday, September 29 at Lake Keystone that involved two boats. Garry Dugan, age 52, of Cleveland, OK was pronounced deceased at the scene after his AZZ Jet Boat collided with a Warhawk Jet Boat driven by Robert Lemon, age 62, of Sand Springs. L ... read more »

Aid to Farmers & Ranchers for Drought Relief Approved

Sep 30, 2022

As part of the special session called this week by Oklahoma Legislators, $20 million was approved for the agriculture industry to help off-set issues that have arisen due to on-going drought conditions in our state. A fund originally created in 2013 to help with drought relief activities is t ... read more »

City Council Meeting Set for Oct 3

Sep 30, 2022

The next City of Bartlesville Council Meeting will be held on Monday, October 3 at 7 pm in the Council Chambers at 401 South Johnstone Avenue. During the meeting, there will be four proclamations on upcoming events: National Colonial Heritage Month, Mental Illness Awarenss Week, Code Enforcem ... read more »

Young Professionals Holds 2-Part Seminar

Sep 30, 2022

Young Professionals, a division of the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce that seeks to train the next generation for management positions, is holding a two-part Board of Development Series featuring some of the best leaders in the non-profit arena in Bartlesville. The series will hold the semi ... read more »

Collinsville to Seek Public Safety Tax in November

Sep 30, 2022

Voters in Collinsville will be asked to approve or deny a half-penny sales tax during the upcoming November election. The tax is being referred to as a "public safety tax" and it is designed to fund improvements to the buildings that house the police and fire departments. In a joint ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners-Oct 3 Preview

Sep 30, 2022

The regular meeting of the Washington County Board of Commissioners will be held on Monday, October 3. This is the first meeting of the month so the starting time is 9:00 am rather than 9:30 am. The agenda for the meeting includes a proclamation for National 4-H Week, the annual update of the ... read more »