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Bob Stoops Retires Effective Immediately

Jun 07, 2017

Story by Fox Sport's Zack Pierce @zackpierce821   Coverage on KPGM AM 1500 and FM 99.1   Bob Stoops, the longtime Oklahoma head coach who led the Sooners to an undefeated season and national championship in 2000, is retiring effective immediately, according to m ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Caught Smuggling Meth Into Detention Center

Jun 07, 2017

A Bartlesville man is the Washington County Correctional facility. Kaleb Allen Rodriguez is facing multiple charges including possession of methamphetamines and trying to smuggle contraband into prison. According to affidavit, an officer stopped Rodriguez who was walking on Adams Boulevard be ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged in Domestic Incident

Jun 07, 2017

A Bartlesville woman appeared before a judge today at the Washington County Courthouse. Kimberly Hadley was charged and pled guilty to a domestic assault charge stemming from an incident on June 6. According to affidavit, Hadley got into a dispute with her uncle over the ownership of multiple ... read more »

Tulsa Man Charged With Fraud

Jun 07, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed two felony counts of securities fraud on Robert Eugene Tucker. Tucker is currently serving a suspended sentence after pleading guilty in 2016 to practices similar to the charges filed today by the attorney general’s office. An invest ... read more »

Governor Signs Justice Reform Bill

Jun 07, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin has signed the remaining criminal justice reform bill that was the result of recommendations from her Oklahoma Justice Reform Task Force, saying it was disappointing other proposed measures that would have had more of a direct impact on Oklahoma’s over-capacity prison p ... read more »

Fallin Announces Survey For Veterans

Jun 07, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin has announced a survey about health care needs among Oklahoma veterans. The “Take 10 Survey,” will be conducted by the Oklahoma Veterans Pilot Program, and is an effort to identify the most pressing health care needs among veterans, as well as getting information ... read more »

K-Mart Escapes Again

Jun 07, 2017

Another round of closings of K-Mart stores have been announced, but the Bartlesville location escapes again. 46 more stores have been announced to close in this round, including the Tulsa store. However, Bartlesville has not been one of the 180 combined Sears and K-Mart stores to shut it's do ... read more »

Skiatook Arts Center Holds Fundraiser for Osage Ballet

Jun 07, 2017

The Osage Ballet will be the recipient of a benefit fundraiser hosted by the Skiatook Arts Center June 12 – 30, Osage News reports. The exhibit will feature artwork from across the Country including prominent Native American artist. Several of the artist participating in the exhibit include ... read more »

Fire Hydrant Flushing Continues

Jun 07, 2017

City of Bartlesville crews will start testing fire hydrants in a new section of town on Friday.  Work is set to start in the area bounded by the Caney River east to U. S. 75 and from Price Road to the WalMart Distribution Center.  Once that section is complete work will move the section ... read more »

State Gets New REAL ID Date

Jun 07, 2017

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety says the state has received a grace period until July 10 as it works to implement new identification cards that comply with the REAL ID Act. The 2005 federal law requires state driver's licenses and ID cards to have security enhancements and to be ... read more »

Fire Damages Owasso Apartment Complex

Jun 07, 2017

Owasso investigators are now trying to determine what caused a fire that damaged the outside wall of an apartment complex building early Wednesday morning. The News on 6 is reporting Owasso Fire Marshal Johnny Peterson got the call just before 12:30 at the Brookwood Apartments in the 1300 blo ... read more »

Ocheleta Man Charged In Domestic Abuse Incident

Jun 06, 2017

An Ocheleta man appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. Justin C. Hughes is facing a charge Domestic Abuse in the Presence of a Minor child. According to an affidavit, Hughes had been fighting with his wife for several days when things turned physical. Hug ... read more »

PSO Warns Customers of Scams

Jun 06, 2017

Public Service Company of Oklaoma says someone is trying to run a scam on its customers and you shouldn't fall for it.  Corporate Communications Spokesman Stan Whiteford says the scam starts with a spoofed phone call. Whiteford says don't fall for it.  First hang up.  T ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meeting

Jun 05, 2017

The Dewey City Council met for their bi-weekly meeting on Monday night. The council nominated, voted, and appointed for Kay Bales to become the new Vice Mayor.  The council also approved an amendment to the current budget, shifting some funds from Police Fines Tech Support to Equipment. ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education

Jun 05, 2017

The Dewey School Board met on Monday night for their monthly meeting. In the meeting, the board opted to not conveine into executive session, and voted to hire two elementary teachers and two middle school teachers, and approved extra duty and coaching assignments for the upcoming school year. ... read more »