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DOC Furthers Cuts

Mar 13, 2017

Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director Joe M. Allbaugh has instituted a purchasing freeze to take effect immediately. The announcement is the third administrative action undertaken in less than three weeks to save the agency money. The freeze excludes items deemed critical to day-to-day ... read more »

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Bust

Mar 13, 2017

A routine traffic stop led to a drug bust.  54-year old Richard Allen Muldoon is charged with possession of methamphetamine, driving with a suspended license, and obstructing driver's view or control.  Bartlesville police conducted a traffic stop at 14th and Penn.  Officers lea ... read more »

Bartlesville Athletics Facilities Update

Mar 13, 2017

Several projects are still on track to be completed at Bartlesville High School. The new tennis courts are projected to be completed in early April. The new courts will feature walkways on the north and south sides providing access to a new seating area in the middle of the court complex. Wind sc ... read more »

Consumer Calls On The Road

Mar 13, 2017

KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3's Consumer Calls program was on the road Saturday at the Two Tall Okies Signs and Such Automotive Swap Meet. Due to the weather, our broadcast location was moved from Mastercraft Jewelers to The Herritage Theater Cafe & Pub. Among those calling in for their items ... read more »

United States Attorney of Tulsa Resigns

Mar 13, 2017

United States Attorney Danny C. Williams, Sr., of Tulsa, has announced his resignation effective midnight Friday, March 10, 2017.   The Northern District of Oklahoma covers 11 counties, including Tulsa.  The United States Attorney’s Office, has 24 attorneys and is responsible ... read more »

Pack The Backpacks Breakfast

Mar 13, 2017

You are invited to enjoy a country breakfast on Saturday morning, March 18, from 7:30-to-10:30 at the Elks Lodge next to the Bartlesville Wal-Mart. The Washington County School Supply Drive will be serving bacon, sausage, pancakes, eggs, biscuits & gravy, and drinks to help raise money t ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Sheriff's Resignation

Mar 13, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday morning formally accepted the resignation of Nowata County Sheriff Rick Miller.  Miller resigned as Sheriff on March 6th.  Commissioner Chairman Bud Frost read Miller's letter. A few weeks earlier, the under sheriff and jail administrator ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Mar 13, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting on Monday morning. The commissioners opened Bid Number 16-11 at 10 for one bio-metric fingerprint live-scan device, and one secondary civil applicant fingerprint device. Three bids were submitted, and all three were accepted ... read more »

Police Investigate Possible Purse Snatching Incident

Mar 13, 2017

Bartlesville police investigators are reviewing security videos after an incident Sunday night at the Bartlesville Wal-Mart.  According to Captain Jay Hastings officers responded at about 6:30.  Hastings reports that an elderly woman inside the store discovered that her purse was missin ... read more »

Eastland Radio Shack Apparently to Remain

Mar 13, 2017

It appears that the Bartlesville Radio Shack store in the Eastland Center will remain open.  The company will close three stores in Oklahoma.  The list on Consumerist.com shows the Fort Worth-based company will close an Oklahoma City store, a Tulsa store, and one in Stillwater. ... read more »

Hominy Woman Injured in Saturday Morning Accident

Mar 12, 2017

Miller EMS took a Hominy woman to the hospital Saturday morning after she was injured in an accident on State Highway 20 just more than 8 miles west of Hominy.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 21 year-old Mariah Nicole Brady was eastbound when her Chevy Tahoe left the highway on the righ ... read more »

People are Still Dying From the Flu

Mar 12, 2017

The number of flu-related deaths in Oklahoma for the current season now stands at 56. The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports more than 1,800 people have been hospitalized due to influenza this flu season. Tulsa County leads the state with 16 deaths, followed by Oklahoma County w ... read more »

Rig Count Rises This Week

Mar 11, 2017

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 768. A year ago, 480 rigs were active.  Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 617 rigs sought oil and 151 explored for natural gas this week. Louisiana increa ... read more »

Pay Raise Problems in the Senate

Mar 11, 2017

A plan approved overwhelmingly in the House to raise Oklahoma teacher pay by $6,000 over the next three years appears to be facing a stiffer challenge in the state Senate.  Senate President Pro Tem Mike Schulz said Thursday without a way to pay for the raise, the bill amounts to giving teach ... read more »

Dunlap Talks About Wind Credits Bill

Mar 10, 2017

The Legislative session has been going on for over a month and many challenges face each legislator.  Its been a busy week for the state house as they passed an emergency wind credits bill.  During KWON's Capitol Call program sponsored by Phillips 66, Bartlesville State Representati ... read more »