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ICC Debate Team Competes Nationally

Mar 15, 2017

The Independence Community College speech and debate team competed in the national novice forensics and debate championship in Florida. The opening day of competition was devoted to debate, where freshman, Makayla England finished 4th in the nation. All three members of the forensics team qu ... read more »

Plans Announced for Glass House Bar & Grill

Mar 15, 2017

You may have noticed the clean-up effort around the former Perkins Glass & Millwork building at 612 SE Frank Phillips Blvd.  According to information from the City of Bartlesville's Public Information Officer, Kelly Williams, a building permit has been issued to build a 6 thousand sq ... read more »

Nowata County Taking Sheriff Applications

Mar 15, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners reconvened their meeting Wednesday morning to figure out on what to do of the sheriff position.  Sheriff Rick Miller resigned on March 6th and the commissioners formally accepted Miller's resignation on Monday.  County officials are currently taking a ... read more »

Get Our Updated App

Mar 15, 2017

If you already have our Bartlesville radio app on your phone it now has updated with easier to use features.  The app makes it easier for Apple and Android users to listen to station streams, wake up to your favorite music, or send us your comments.  The Bartlesville Radio app is sp ... read more »

Nowata Sheriff's Accounting Questioned

Mar 15, 2017

The county clerk says she is unable to determine how much financial debt the Nowata County Sheriff's Office is in because the office did not follow "proper accounting procedures." County Clerk Chris Freeman said to commissioners Monday that she couldn't "coherently&q ... read more »

Vandalism Leads Chamber to Buy Surveillance

Mar 14, 2017

After yet another incident of vandalism in Barnsdall, the Chamber of Commerce is set to begin investing in video surveillance. Vandals continue to destroy and disturb public property throughout the town, most recently the gazebo in the community park. Discussion regarding vandalism was one of the ... read more »

Camelot Drive Project To Start Soon

Mar 14, 2017

Bartlesville city crews will soon start the Camelot Drive rehabilitation project.  Recently, the Bartlesville City Council awarded Crossland the bid to do the project.  During KWON's City Matters Program, Director of Engineer Micah Siemers explained the project. The Crossland b ... read more »

Wal-Mart Purse Snatcher Identified

Mar 14, 2017

Police have identified the subjects who were in a Red Pontiac Vibe that were involved in an incident at Walmart on Sunday evening. According to the Bartlesville Police, an elderly woman inside the store discovered that her purse was missing. She then reportedly confronted a young woman in the sto ... read more »

House Passes Bill Requiring Students To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance

Mar 14, 2017

The Oklahoma House has passed and sent to the state Senate a bill calling for public school students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each school day.   The bill by Republican Rep. Terry O'Donnell of Catoosa passed the House Monday on a 93-1 vote.   The bill says students ... read more »

Mercantile Announces New Operating Hours

Mar 14, 2017

The new Pawhuska landmark The Pioneer Woman's Mercantile announced on their official Facebook Tuesday that they, “by customer request,” have decided to change their hours of operation. The Mercantile will now be open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 7pm, and 7am to 8pm on Frida ... read more »

Drug Bust Leads To An Arrest

Mar 14, 2017

An $100,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly tried to distribute illegal drugs.  21-year old Tyler Anthony Cox is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of hydrocodone with intent to distribute, and possession of paraphernalia. A ... read more »

Bill Could Allow County Officials To Cary Guns In Courthouses

Mar 14, 2017

A bill that would allow elected county officials in Oklahoma to carry guns into courthouses has passed the state House.   The bill by Republican Representative Bobby Cleveland goes to the Senate after passing the House on an 85-11 vote Monday.   It would allow elected officials ... read more »

Sixteen State Parks Could Close

Mar 14, 2017

Half of Oklahoma’s state parks are in danger of closing because of a nearly $900 million budget hole.  Tourism generates more than $8.6 billion to Oklahoma, and it’s money the state desperately needs. Leslie Blair of the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation office says her agency ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Hold Public Hearing

Mar 13, 2017

The Osage County Board of County Commissioners held a Public Hearing Monday morning regarding the vacation of a county road described as CR 5251 near Hominy. The road is in the county's inventory however, does not see enough traffic to be maintained regularly. The petition to remove the road ... read more »

Senate Approves Veterans Bills

Mar 13, 2017

The Oklahoma Senate approved a series of bipartisan bills dealing with veterans’ issues on Monday, including a measure that protects the contractual and financial rights of service members that are mobilized or deployed. Senate Bill 227 by Republican Senator Frank Simpson, offers incre ... read more »