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Gov. Stitt's Day of Prayer to Air at 6:30 p.m.

Mar 26, 2020

Following Governor Kevin Stitt's proclamation declaring Thursday, March 26th, a statewide Day of Prayer, Oklahoma faith leaders have united together at a special prayer and worship event titled “Let Hope Rise: Together In Prayer for Oklahoma.” The event, hosted by Transformati ... read more »

Rep. Fincher Released Second Column on COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020

House District 11 State Representative Derrel Fincher has released another column to address constituents during unprecedented times. Rep. Fincher will appear on Capital Calls on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 at 9:30 a.m. on Friday with Rep. Judd Strom and Senator Julie Daniels. In the column titl ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged With Possession of CDS

Mar 26, 2020

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on Tuesday after a police K9 sniffed methamphetamine in her purse. Sarin Goodman appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday where she entered a not guilty plea on a misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance. According ... read more »

DPS to Consider Emergency Powers for Superintendent

Mar 26, 2020

Dewey Superintendent Vince Vincent said there are policy issues the Board needs to address during a Special Board of Education meeting as schools across Oklahoma move into a virtual environment for the remainder of the school year. The anticipation is that Board meetings will take place in a ... read more »

Pawhuska Police Chief Fired on Tuesday

Mar 26, 2020

Pawhuska Police Chief Nick Mahoney has been relieved of his duties. Interim City Manager for the city, Tonya Bright, confirmed Mahoney was fired on Tuesday and didn’t want to elaborate further. Mahoney took over for Nick Silva in February, who had been let go by City Manager Dave Neely ... read more »

BPD Asks You to be Aware of COVID-19 Scams

Mar 26, 2020

During the pandemic we're living in, we must be cautious, especially with scammers. Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles asks you to be aware, and if things seem too good to be true, it probably is. He said we should be aware for those who are vulnerable in our community as well. Thi ... read more »

Eighth Grade Students Exempt From Reading Test Regulation

Mar 26, 2020

In recent years, students wishing to obtain their drivers license had to pass the reading proficiency test in eighth grade. That test will not be given to students this year, as school buildings are closed for the remainder of the year. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has been in contac ... read more »

Dewey City Council Reschedules April Election

Mar 26, 2020

The Dewey City Council has decided to reschedule an election pertaining to the appointment of officers to sit on the Council. This took place during an emergency meeting on Wednesday. City Manager Kevin Trease said the Election Board informed them that all elections previously scheduled to ta ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Adjusting to Distant Learning

Mar 26, 2020

School buildings are closed for the remainder of the school year, but the learning will continue on a distant learning model, as students will use Google Chromebooks to study from home. Pawhuska Superintendent David Cash says the way kids learn will look different, but his teachers are making pla ... read more »

Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Reports Good Conditions

Mar 26, 2020

Conditions at the Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville are good despite the ever growing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation and around the world. President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Moore said supplies and staffing. He said they are prep ... read more »

Highway 75 to Narrow Along Oklahoma/Kansas Border

Mar 26, 2020

The north and southbound lanes of highway 75 will be narrowed to one lane in each direction at the Oklahoma and Kansas border beginning Monday and lasting through early 2021. This is part of an improvement project that the Kansas Department of Transportation is putting on just north of the Ok ... read more »

State, Local Case Numbers Continue to Rise

Mar 26, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has seen a large increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases with 248 being reported. This is up from 164 cases statewide on Wednesday. Washington County is reporting five cases, Osage County has three cases and Nowata County has no reported cases. Al ... read more »

Martha's Task to Temporarily Close its Doors

Mar 26, 2020

Martha’s Task has made the decision to close its doors temporarily. Laura Walton, the Executive Director for the Bartlesville non-profit said this is just a little time away to allow distancing to work well. She said they are still working on masks from home and sending them out. Ca ... read more »

Collinsville Man Drowns After Fishing Accident

Mar 26, 2020

A Collinsville man was reported dead on Wednesday after his fishing boat capsized. According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, 42-year-old Robert O’Donnell was fishing on a private pond with a passenger. The boat starting taking on water forcing both occupants into the water. The p ... read more »

Shut-in Songbox Tonight on 100.1 - KYFM

Mar 26, 2020

If you are looking for a fun activity for the whole family on Thursday evening, and to win some prizes, 100.1 – KYFM will be playing an interactive bingo game live on the air. Shut-in Songbox will air from 7-8 Thursday night. It is a music bingo game, where participants will listen ... read more »