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Skiatook Police Department Warns of Scam

Sep 15, 2020

The Skiatook Police Department is warning its citizens of a scam going on across the city. A male subject is calling Skiatook residents saying he is with the Social Security Office and telling people they are in debt with the Social Security Office. The caller then attempts to get his or her ... read more »

Dewey Man Allegedly Abused Six-Week-Old Child

Sep 15, 2020

A Dewey man was arrested and charged with a felony count of child abuse after injuries were discovered on a six-week old baby. Blaine Adams appeared out of custody at the Washington County Courthouse after posting a $25,000 bond. According to an affidavit, the child mother’s had left Ad ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Threatens Ex-Girlfriend

Sep 15, 2020

A Bartlesville man was charged with making threatening phone calls for an incident that occurred in Mid-June. Emmanuel Ogans was arrested on a warrant and appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. It is alleged that Ogans called a woman he was previously in ... read more »

Truity Credit Union Gives $22K Check to Woolaroc

Sep 15, 2020

Truity Credit Union has presented a check for over $22,900 to the Frank Phillips Foundation for Woolaroc. These funds are made possible by the Truity spirit card program. Every purchase you make with a Truity Woolaroc debit card raises money for Woolaroc, without costing you a dime. Since Woo ... read more »

Spirit Church to Hold Another Free Grocery Giveaway

Sep 15, 2020

Spirit Church will give away free groceries on Wednesday evening for those in the area that are in need of food. The event will last from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Spirit Church, located at 2121 S. Madison Boulevard in Bartlesville. Spirit Church’s mission is to share the love, joy and peace ... read more »

Motorcyclist Suffers Leg Injury in Collision

Sep 15, 2020

A motorcyclist was hospitalized following a traffic accident that occurred on Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Frank Phillips Boulevard and Quapaw Avenue in downtown Bartlesville. Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings said the SUV that hit the motorcycle had stopped on westbound Fr ... read more »

Cops and Rodders Car Show Coming Soon

Sep 15, 2020

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will hold its 6th annual Cops & Rodders car show on Saturday, Oct. 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office located at 611 SW Adams Boulevard in Bartlesville. Sheriff Scott Owen said the event supports the WCSO’s annu ... read more »

Wesleyan Christian School Interviews Continue on KWON

Sep 15, 2020

It’s Star Day at Wesleyan Christian High School! Dress as a Star Trek or Star Wars character, or dress as a movie star. Homecoming royalty interview continue on KWON on Tuesday at 5:26 p.m. with Pim Prakongit and Drew White compliments of Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Wednesday is C ... read more »

United Way Asks You to Give Today, Change Tomorrow

Sep 15, 2020

The Bartlesville Regional United Way has a goal to raise $2.2 million in 2020, and they need your help to make a difference. With donor dollars, BRUW President and CEO Lisa Cary said they are able to support programs of their 14 partner agencies that offer services for families and individual ... read more »

Dewey Homecoming Interviews Continue on KRIG

Sep 15, 2020

It’s Jersey Day at Dewey High School! Homecoming royalty interviews will continue on KRIG 104.9 at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday with Kayah Weathers, Ali Ramos and Carson Johnson compliments of Bartnet IP and Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Wednesday is USA Day at DHS. Homecoming royalty inter ... read more »

Tuesday COVID-19 Update

Sep 15, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,091 new COVID-19 cases in its latest situation on Tuesday. Seven new deaths are being reported. Statewide hospitalizations have increased slight since Monday. Washington County is listed at 81 active cases, a decrease of 11 cases since Mo ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Agree on Budget

Sep 15, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners agreed to approve the fiscal year 2020-21 budget at a continued meeting on Tuesday morning. The commissioners continued a discussion pertaining to salary of the emergency management director. The budget recommendation called for roughly $12,000 in salary for th ... read more »

Freedom Fire 2020 w/OKWU Basketball Coach Donnie Bostwick

Sep 15, 2020

On September 19th, it is time for you to be set free!   Oklahoma Wesleyan University Basketball Coach Donnie Bostwick and player Kaz Ammons appeared on COMMUNITY CONNECTION Tuesday to talk about a very special event coming to Bartlesville on Saturday, September 19: Fre ... read more »

Semi-Truck Catches Fire Near Dewey

Sep 14, 2020

The Dewey Fire Department battled with a semi-truck that caught on fire at East 1400 Road just before 1:00 p.m. on Monday. Dewey Fire Chief Jacob Cox had control of the scene upon the crews arrival to the Dewey Industrial Park near the Central States Business Forms. According to Assistant Fir ... read more »

Video of Tulsa Police Officer Shooting Released

Sep 14, 2020

The body camera footage from the murder of Tulsa Police Sergeant Craig Johnson and the attempted murder of Officer Aurash Zarkeshan was released on Monday morning. Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum took to social media to address the video. On Facebook, Mayor Bynum said: "If you do not have to wa ... read more »