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Bohnsack Hands Friday Financial Forum Leadership Off

Sep 14, 2018

The Friday Financial Forum at the Arvest Bank off of SE Adams Road in Bartlesville shares laughs with the forum leader Jim Bohnsack Friday morning. It also shared some bittersweet news as well. Bohnback will no longer act as the forum leader. Following the announcement, Jim Bohnsack had the p ... read more »

Independence Community College Accepts Equity Bank Investment

Sep 14, 2018

Local and regional leaders of Equity Bank visit and invest in Independence Community College’s Fab Lab on Thursday, September 13, to demonstrate the company’s support for innovative thinking and entrepreneurial development in southeast Kansas. During a brief ceremony conducted und ... read more »

City Officials Talk at Suicide Prevention Panel

Sep 14, 2018

Several community officials discuss suicide, addiction, and prevention programs at the 2018 Suicide Prevention and Prescription Drug Awareness Summit Thursday in the Bartlesville Community Center. Members ranged anywhere from city officials to mental health professionals. Detective Jim Warrin ... read more »

BPD Hosting Prescription Takeback Day

Sep 13, 2018

For the third time in a year Bartlesville Police Department will participate in the next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27. The event, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, allows citizens to safely and legally dispose of unwanted prescription ... read more »

Chamber Offering Ice Skating Lessons

Sep 13, 2018

Christmas time is right around the corner and the Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is encouraging you to sign up for ice skating lessons as a part of Christmas in the ‘Ville. All classes are taught by a professional figure skating instructor and will run from December 3 to December ... read more »

Community Center to Host Indian Summer Festival

Sep 13, 2018

The two-day Oklahoma Indian Summer Festival will take place this weekend in downtown Bartlesville at the Community Center. The festival promises to entertain those of all ages with several different activities. This festival allows the Cherokee Nation to share its culture with the Bartlesvill ... read more »

United Way Projected to Gross Record Number with Golf Tournament

Sep 13, 2018

Bartlesville Regional United Way announces that it is projected to gross just over $700,000 dollars Wednesday evening at its reception at Adam’s Golf Course with its Tee It Off for United Way event. The $700,000 will break last year’s record which saw over $650,000 raised. United ... read more »

Tri County Tech Purchases Jarrett Farms

Sep 12, 2018

Tri County Tech makes a purchase that will develop their Leadership Retreat Center. The 110-acre property Jarrett Farms located 20 miles south of Bartlesville has been purchased by Tri County Tech. Tri County expects to draw the attendance of high-caliber classmates providing an additional re ... read more »

Suicide Prevention Summit to Hit Bartlesville

Sep 12, 2018

The 2018 Suicide Prevention and Prescription Drug Awareness Summit will be held at the Community Center in Bartlesville Thursday. Washington County Suicide Prevention Coalition member M’Liss Jenkins says licensed professional counselor Christina Conrad will be the keynote speaker throughout ... read more »

Two BHS Student Named National Merit Semifinalists

Sep 12, 2018

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that two Bartlesville High School seniors, Aarya Ghonasgi and Liza Williams, have been named Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Aarya Ghonasgi is the daughter of Archana Sapre and Dhananjay Ghonasgi. She is ... read more »

Charges Presented in Hit-and-Run Case

Sep 12, 2018

A women arrested for her involvement as the alleged driver in a fatal hit-and-run incident on August 18 appeared in Washington County court on Wednesday in front of special judge Kyra Franks. According to a press release from the Bartlesville Police Department, 32-year-old Ashlee Nicole Johns ... read more »

Thomas Arrested; Facing First Degree Murder Charges

Sep 11, 2018

Police arrested a man who allegedly killed his estranged girlfriend in Ocheleta on Sept. 4 after recovering from his injuries at a Tulsa hospital. John Jeffrey Thomas appeared in Washington County court on Tuesday facing a charge of first degree murder with deliberate intent and a misdemeanor ... read more »

ConocoPhillips' Lance Focuses on Employment, Infrastructure

Sep 12, 2018

ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance spoke at City Church in Bartlesville Wednesday morning. Lance says that the last time he was in Bartlesville; he was going through his sixth downturn with the business.  When asked about employment for ConocoPhillips' Bartlesville location, ... read more »

Thief Caught on Camera Steals Lawn Care Equipment

Sep 12, 2018

KWON’s news partner, The News on 6, says a man in Ochelata has had three thousand of dollars of lawn care equipment stolen from him. Childers, who owns a lawn care business, told the News on 6 that he caught the thief on tape before 5 a.m. Tuesday. The home video surveillance can see an unk ... read more »

Charges Filed After K9 Officer Death

Sep 11, 2018

Charges of killing a police dog and public intoxication have been filed against 38-year-old Shoshone Hicks of Nowata, according to our news partners at The News On 6. Hicks appeared in court Tuesday in front of Judge Carl Gibson. On August 29, Hicks was stopped by a Nowata Police officer on H ... read more »