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Bartlesville Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

May 01, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after active warrants were discovered during a traffic stop. David Mathews appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing several charges including possession of a controlled dangerous substance, carrying a loaded firearm and altering the serial n ... read more »

County Sales Tax Collections Slowly Diminishing

May 01, 2019

An aging Detention Center relies on a diminishing sales tax collection to provide for its upkeep. An election proclamation and resolution regarding the quarter-cent sales tax was approved by the Washington County Commissioners this week to help alleviate the issue. District 3 Commissioner ... read more »

Absentee Ballots Available for Special Municipal Election

May 01, 2019

Absentee ballots for the Special Municipal Election for the City of Dewey are available for a limited time. Voters in Washington County who want an absentee ballot for the Tuesday, May 14th election have until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 8th to apply. Washington County Election Board Secretary Y ... read more »

County Bar Association to Sponsor Ask A Lawyer Event

Apr 30, 2019

The Washington County Bar Association and the Oklahoma Bar Association will sponsor the annual “Ask A Lawyer” program. Ask A Lawyer is a public service program aimed at providing free legal advice to callers in conjunction with Oklahoma Law Day 2019. The program will take place on ... read more »

Gift Card Scam Impacts Several Bartlesville Residents

May 01, 2019

Online and telephone scams have effected several Bartlesville residents in recent weeks.   Captain Jay Hastings with the Bartlesville Police Department said each case has provided a different scam with one common link: gift cards.   Once the victims purchased the cards, ... read more »

Nowata Police Urge Citizens to Stay Off Flooded Roads

Apr 30, 2019

Heavy rainfall as a part of Tuesday’s storms has created a dangerous situation in the city of Nowata. Due to severe flooding Nowata Police are asking all citizens to stay off the roads. According to officer Zeth Hedges, several vehicles have driven into flooded areas and have stalled out. H ... read more »

Sen. Lankford Addresses National Prayer Day Wednesday

May 01, 2019

Ahead of Thursday's National Day of Prayer, Oklahoma Senator James Lankford prayed for the United States on the Senate Floor. In his prayer, Sen. Lankford prayer for the anger, division and hatred to be removed from American politics and the nation. Prayers were also lifted, asking for gu ... read more »

Roy Clark Memorial Rodeo a Success

May 01, 2019

This past weekend's Roy Clark Memorial Rodeo at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska was a major success. Executive Director of the American Therapeutic Riding Center, Denise Ward, was happy to see such a great turnout.   The American Therapeutic Riding Center learned they we ... read more »

Cherokee Avenue in Nowata Closed

Apr 30, 2019

Severe weather blanketed Northeast Oklahoma on Tuesday afternoon. Nowata has seen effects of large amounts of rainfall as Cherokee Avenue, one the city’s main streets has been closed due to flooding. According to the Nowata County Sheriff’s office, several other parts of the city ... read more »

Rotation Spotted Near Talala Tuesday Afternoon

Apr 30, 2019

Local resident Toby Jones shared video with KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM of storm rotation Tuesday afternoon. You can find the video here. The rotation was seen touching the ground just north of Talala, Oklahoma and west of Highway 169. Severe weather and tornado warnings covered most of Northeast Okl ... read more »

Bartlesville Duo Charged with Burglary at Site of Shooting

Apr 30, 2019

Two Bartlesville men return for a second court appearance on Tuesday. Darrell Jones and Donte Ishem both were charged with felony counts of second degree burglary for an incident that occurred on Saturday morning at a residence on the 500 block of Penn Avenue where a shooting had occurred late Fr ... read more »

Community Visits Taraboletti on Charlie Day

Apr 30, 2019

Severe weather could not stop Tuesday, April 30th 2019 from officially being declared as Charlie Day. Former Oklahoma Senator John Ford read a State of Oklahoma citation declaring April 30th, 2019 as Charlie Day. For a full listen to the citation, click here. For 22-years, Taraboletti wor ... read more »

National Day of Prayer to Be Held at OKWU Thursday

Apr 30, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will host a National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 2nd. Families are encouraged to attend this special time of prayer for the nation, the state and the community. Event volunteer Dorea Potter said many community members will be on hand to pray. You will have the ... read more »

Arrests Made at Site of Friday Shooting

Apr 29, 2019

Two Bartlesville men were arrested on Saturday at the site of a Friday night shooting. The Bartlesville Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at the residence on the 500 block of Penn Avenue just before midnight on Friday. Captain Jay Hastings says one person was shot and ta ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Stealing Vehicle

Apr 29, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested on Friday after driving a vehicle that didn’t belong to him. Willis Gray appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a charge possessing a stolen vehicle. According to an affidavit, the victim was notified that her vehicle was taken by G ... read more »