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Man In Trouble For Domestic Abuse

Apr 18, 2017

A Bartlesville man is in the Washignton County Correctional Facility for Domestic Abuse and threatening to kill.  Kendal Maurice Burnett was at his girlfriends house when they got into an argument. According to an affidavit, Burnett sucker punched his girlfriend in the left eye before draggi ... read more »

Nowata Special Meeting

Apr 18, 2017

The Nowata General Government held a special meeting on Monday evening. Among action items, the council went into executive session to make a decision regarding the employment of a City Manager. Mayor David Lynn recapped the meeting, and the decision. That tabled proposal will be an actio ... read more »

Bartlesville to Observe Arbor Day on Saturday

Apr 18, 2017

The City of Bartlesville will observe Arbor Day during a special ceremony Saturday morning at the new Johnstone Park Pavilion, located on Hensley Boulevard just west of Cherokee Avenue.  Mayor Dale Copeland announced the event during Monday night's council meeting. The ceremony will ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Approves FY 18 Appropriation

Apr 18, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board approved a preliminary appropriation for the next school year during its Monday night meeting.  Board members are asked each year to approve a preliminary document so that they will have something in place when the fiscal year starts on July first.  State l ... read more »

BHS Journalism Students Win Awards

Apr 18, 2017

Bartlesville Public Schools can add yet another state championship to the high school's list for 2017. The school newspaper, The Fourth Estate, won Sweepstakes. The creative and fine arts magazine, Beyond, was awarded All-Oklahoman. The Student online newspaper, Voices won Honors. Three indiv ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Upholds Nehemiah Corporation Appeal

Apr 17, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council heard a recommendation from building official Larry Silver regarding the fate of a building owned by the Nehemiah Community Corporation at 504 Cherokee Avenue Monday night.  It appeared as though Silver's written recommendation to the council may have been t ... read more »

Council Recognizes Adam Hooper

Apr 17, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council departed from its agenda early in Monday night's meeting.  Mayor Dale Copeland paused for a point of privilege.  He noted the vacant seat normally occupied by Adam Hooper. Adam Hooper covered the majority of Bartlesville City Council meetings since ... read more »

Radio Family Observes the Passing of Adam Hooper

Apr 17, 2017

The Bartlesville radio family and followers of Oklahoma Wesleyan, Nowata, and Dewey and area school sports lost a friend Monday morning.  Adam Hooper passed away in a Tulsa hospital.  Adam has been part of the KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM broadcast family since 2005.  He considered his ... read more »

Governor Fallin Hails Wind Credit Bill

Apr 17, 2017

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin hailed the state as an energy leader Monday after signing into a law a bill that will end a state tax credit for electricity generated from wind. The measure changes the date that zero-emission facilities must be in operation to qualify for the credit to July 1, i ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Meet Briefly

Apr 17, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners met briefly this morning (Monday) for their weekly meeting. The commissioners tabled business on E-911 because no contact could be made with the other entities that are needed to help the County. The Commissioners approved an agreement with Turner and Assoc ... read more »

Dewey City Council Talks Sales Tax

Apr 17, 2017

The Dewey City Council met on Monday evening at City Hall for their regular meeting. The council tabled a Variance Request from Jeff Thomas . The Request was to allow a building that Thomas constructed within the required side-setback at S. Wyandotte St. The Council will act on the item a ... read more »

Commissioner Apologizes for DUI Arrest

Apr 17, 2017

Before the meeting Monday morning, District #3 Commissioner Darren McKinney addressed the public in attendance, along with fellow elected officials to apologize. McKinney was arrested Friday evening for driving under the influence, he wished to make that information known to the public from his o ... read more »

Woman Busted For Imitation

Apr 17, 2017

A Bartlesville woman is in the Washington County Jail for falsely impersonating someone to create liability, and reckless driving. Melissa M. Mashburn was pulled over after she was driving recklessly. When she stopped, an officer asked for her identification and she told him that she didn ... read more »

Woman Caught After Eluding

Apr 17, 2017

A Bartlesville woman is in trouble in Washington County for eluding the police on Sunday. Mary Lucielle Young was driving when she made an abrupt turn, catching the attention of an officer. When the officer turned on his lights and siren, Young sped up to 64 MPH in a 25 MPH zone, almost losing co ... read more »

Superintenent Recommends Two for Administratve Posts

Apr 17, 2017

Bartlesville’s Superintendent of Schools, Chuck McCauley will recommend two experienced educators for administrative positions during tonight’s school board meeting.   McCauley will recommend that Ariel Ortega become the new Assistant Principal at Central Middle School and t ... read more »