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Brothers Have New Court Date

Aug 10, 2017

Two  Dewey brothers have waived their preliminary hearings in Washington County Court for lewd molestation and Incest. Kyle Baxter and Richard Baxter were taken into custody in May.   According to an affidavit, a Dewey police officer received a report from Washington County's of ... read more »

BPD Reports That Car Thefts Have increased In Bartlesville

Aug 10, 2017

The Bartlesville Police Department has sent out a notice saying that they have seen an increase in vehicle burglaries in August. Last month, 18 reports total from citizen who discovered items stolen from their vehicles came in to the BPD. BPD has received 17 reports so far. Police say most of the ... read more »

Nowata Football Sorting Out Depth Chart

Aug 10, 2017

More high school football today, as teams are only eight days away from their first scrimmage of 2017. Scrimmages will take place on August 18th with games beginning on August 25th for most clubs in Green Country. Nowata is preparing for a scrimmage at Cleveland High School against Cleveland ... read more »

Oklahoma Among Most Strict Against Drunk Driving

Aug 10, 2017

Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of death in motor vehicle accidents in the US, but some states are cracking down. According to a WalletHub study, Oklahoma is tied for 4th in a list of strictest states for punishment. That study shows that Oklahoma is the strictest state when it co ... read more »

New Business Development Coming To Bartlesville

Aug 10, 2017

Community Development Director Lisa Beeman has answered several questions on construction for Bartlesville businesses on the city's website.  Accoring to city of bartlesville dot com, the dirt work underway on north U.S. Highway 75 between Aaron’s rental and the Phillips 66 station ... read more »

Turtles Return to Washington County Fair

Aug 10, 2017

Turtle races are back at the 103rd Annual Washington County Free Fair this year. Pam Pollock and Janet Vermillion remanence on how successful the races were a year ago. Pollock says seeing the kids cheer on their turtles was the best part. Two age groups will be used during the evening races ... read more »

Special Session Likely after Court Decision on Fee

Aug 10, 2017

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled Senate Bill 860 which imposes a $1.50 a pack smoking cessation fee as unconstitutional.  Governor Mary Fallin said in her statement that she is disappointed to hear the Supreme Court struck down the fee, but she respects the justices’ authority. Fal ... read more »

PEAK to Host Education Forum

Aug 10, 2017

School administrators from Bartlesville and three other area school districts will address critical education issues at a panel discussion open to the public Thursday evening. Panelists will be Bartlesville Superintendent Chuck McCauley, Dewey High School Principal Brent Dugger, Copan Superintend ... read more »

Suicide Prevention Summit Comes to Bartlesville

Aug 09, 2017

Every 12 and a half minutes, someone dies of suicide leaving 20 to 22 living members that are family members, friends, and co-workers to wonder why it happened. Suicide is the leading cause for young adults age 25 to 34 and nearly 155 deaths occur each day. M'liss Jenkins from the Washing ... read more »

Academy Sports Pulls Out of Silverlake Village Agreement

Aug 09, 2017

Phase II of Bartlesville's Silver Lake Village center has hit a major snag.  Bartlesville Development Authority President, David Wood confirms that Academy Sports has pulled out of the agreement with GBT Realty.  GBT Shopping Center Division Managing Director Jeff Pape told Wood Wed ... read more »

Filing Period For Barnsdall Mayor Starts Soon

Aug 09, 2017

Barnsdall is looking for a new mayor after the resignation of the elected Brock Moore, who left the position to pursue a seat with the Osage Nation. The Osage County Election Board announced today that the municipal filing period for the position of Mayor of Barnsdall will start at 8am on August ... read more »

Barnsdall Welcomes New Businesses

Aug 09, 2017

Several new businesses were introduced at the monthly meeting of the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Barnsdall has seen a small boom in business over the past few months and the chamber is excited about the possibility of bringing more shoppers to town.   Keitha Willcox re ... read more »

Lt. Governor Todd Lamb Continues Work Across State

Aug 08, 2017

KWON AM 1400 FM 93.3 was able to talk with Lt. Governor Todd Lamb on Tuesday morning about his upcoming schedule and his current campaign. Lamb emphasized that he wanted to reform the government, work to create jobs and economic growth, and  improve education in Oklahoma. Lamb says that it&# ... read more »

Dewey Football Returns Talent On Defense

Aug 08, 2017

Practices got underway at most schools across the entire state of Oklahoma on Monday. Most are teams are in preparation mode for scrimmages on August 18. At Dewey High School the Bulldoggers return a wide variety of starters from a year ago on the offensive and defensive side of the ball. The ... read more »

Lawsuits Against Revenue Raising Measures Set For Oral Arguments

Aug 08, 2017

Three lawsuits that challenge revenue-raising measures adopted by Oklahoma lawmakers are scheduled to be argued before the state's highest court.   Oral arguments will be presented before the Oklahoma Supreme Court Tuesday in lawsuits challenging hundreds of millions of dollars in ne ... read more »