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Relay for Life to Hold Talent Showcase Saturday

Mar 04, 2019

An effort to raise funds for the American Cancer Society will take place in Dewey on Saturday. The Relay for Life NOW (Nowata, Osage, Washington) program will be holding a Talent Showcase at the Heritage Theater Cafe and Pub to help raise funds that would go toward finding cures to fight cancer. ... read more »

Items Get Tabled at Commissioner Meeting

Mar 04, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and several of the items got tabled. The County Commissioners were unable to sign the inter-local agreement with the city of Fairfax to assist the town with EMS Services because legal needs to further loo ... read more »

History Museum to Remember 1982 Tornado

Mar 04, 2019

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will present “Tornadoes, Twisters and Terror” - a program concerning the March 15th, 1982 tornado that brought devastation to west Bartlesville 37 years ago. The F2 tornado left damage in its wake over a three-mile long trek. Damage came in at an e ... read more »

Sheriff, Commissioners Speak on Jail Situation

Mar 04, 2019

Several Nowata County officials are still searching for answers after a scary situation involving high carbon monoxide levels in the county jail that was discovered last Thursday. The source of the gas has yet to be discovered at this time. Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett says that three members of ... read more »

Nowata Inmates Still Housed in Washington County

Mar 04, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners signed an agreement Monday morning with Nowata County. Last Thursday night, the Nowata County Jail had a carbon monoxide leak that caused an evacuation from the building. That included 18 inmates that were transported to the Washington County Jail. Chairman Mit ... read more »

Commissioners Award Bids for Surplus Patrol Vehicles

Mar 04, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners started their Monday morning meeting bright and early. They waited for bidding to start for the sale of several surplus patrol vehicles from the Washington County Sheriff's Department.   Before the 10 o'clock bidding took place, the commis ... read more »

Melania Trump Visits Tulsa

Mar 04, 2019

First Lady, Melania Trump arrived in Tulsa Monday morning as part of her "Be Best" initiative.  The trip is Mrs. Trumps first domestic overnight trip in her official capacity.   The First Lady unveiled her child well-being initiative last year.  She stopped at a T ... read more »

Nowata Jail Talks Set for This Morning

Mar 04, 2019

Nowata County Commissioners will meet on this morning to discuss future plans for the jail.  The Fire Department evacuated all 18 inmates to the Washington County Jail last Thursday when they found high levels of carbon monoxide in the building.  Both the jail and the Sheriff’s Of ... read more »

Weather, Roads, and Cancellations

Mar 03, 2019

Snow started fallling some time after 4 o'clock Sunday morning.  Washington County Commisioner Mike Dunlap says his crews were prepared.  City of Bartlesville road crews are patrolling, and ODOT crews are on the job as well. Several churches cancelled service and some schools ar ... read more »

County Livestock Show Concludes with Premium Auction

Mar 02, 2019

The Washington County Junior Livestock Show culminated with the 38th-annual premium auction Saturday night.  RCB Bank took the top bid on Samantha Graves Grand Champion Steer.  The bid cam e in at 42-hundred dollars.   Patriot Auto Group and Armstrong Bank combined with 19- ... read more »

A Full List Farm and Home Show Winners

Mar 02, 2019

The KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM management team would like to thank everyone that came to the Inter-State Farm and Home Show Friday and Saturday. They would also like to congratulate  the Inter-State Farm and Home Show door prize winners.   Friday's door prize winners include: & ... read more »

Counties Prepare for Fire Upcoming Fire Season

Mar 01, 2019

Washington County Emergency Manager Kerry Cox says this year's fire season is going to be a little different. While it has been a wetter winter season compared to years past, some people may think that fire dangers will be at a minimum.   Cox says that isn't always the case ... read more »

Bid, Reports Come to Commissioners on Monday

Mar 02, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners will discuss a bid from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department on Monday morning. The bid regards the sale of surplus patrol vehicles. The commissioners will also discuss the Washington County Treasurer’s transcript of proceedings on a sale of c ... read more »

Four Hospitalized in Nowata County Jail Gas Leak

Feb 28, 2019

The Nowata County Jail was evacuated due to high carbon monoxide levels Thursday evening. The Nowata County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that some prisoners were transported to another county jail. After a dispatcher complained of feeling ill around 6 o'clock, the Nowata Fire ... read more »

Woman Arrested After Striking Grocery Store Employee with Car

Mar 01, 2019

A Bartlesville woman was arrested after running into a grocery store employee with her vehicle after shoplifting. Mary Haggard was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and shoplifting for an incident that occurred late on Wednesday night. According to an affidavit, employees at Homeland ... read more »