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City Council Approve Request

Mar 06, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council approved a request from the Nehemiah Community Development Corporation to waive some of the estimated development and permit fees associated with the Cottages on 6th Street.  The project will go into several phases.  Director of Community Development and Pa ... read more »

Verdigris School Closed

Mar 06, 2017

Verdigris Public Schools are closed today as a result of an ongiong murder investigation in the area. Increased police activity  at a house near the school is cited as the reason for the schools closing. Reportedly, a man was found dead inside the home, and police are investigating. ... read more »

Photography Contest

Mar 06, 2017

The annual Readers’ Photography Showcase contest entry deadline is April 15. The best will be selected for publication in the upcoming July-August issue of Outdoor Oklahoma, the official magazine of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Each entrant may submit as many as fo ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Mar 06, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning at 9, as it was the first meeting of the month. In their brief meeting, the commissioners approved to surplus two tractors from District 3. All other items were approved. There were no receipt ... read more »

County Receives Sales Tax Report

Mar 06, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday morning approved two utility relocation reimbursements.  The first was Bridge number 63 located on EW 19 Road and the second was Bridge number 62 located on EW 19 Road.  County officials received their monthly sales tax report.  The count ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Donates Toward Club Construction Work

Mar 06, 2017

ConocoPhillips has donated $250,000 to Bartlesville's Boys and Girls Club to help build its new facility. The new facility will be built on the site of the existing one and is expected to be complete in the summer of 2018. The building will be named in honor of former Phillips Petroleum C ... read more »

Farm Show Attendees Win Prizes

Mar 04, 2017

The Inter-State Farm and Home Show was a huge success evidenced by a large turn-out at Nellis Hall on the campus of Coffeyville Community College. The Mighty 690, KGGF, Real Country 104.9,KRIG, and Bartlett Co-op Association partnered with more than 100 vendors from Northeast Oklahoma and Southea ... read more »

Local Bidders Buy Livestock Show Premiums

Mar 04, 2017

Bidders bought the premiums on 80 animals shown at the Washington County Junior Livestock Show in Dewey Saturday night.  Caney Agri-Service bought the premium on Alexis Evans's Grand Champion Steer for $4,400.  Armstrong Bank bought the premium on the Grand Champion Lamb shown by An ... read more »

Local Legislators Back Bill to Limit Wind Credits

Mar 04, 2017

State Senator Julie Daniels calls a State House bill the first step to a teacher pay raise.  State Representative Travis Dunlap's bill to reduce the amount and number of tax credits for the zero-emissions energy industry could provide that funding.  Dunlap's bill would cap the a ... read more »

KRIG KGGF Inter-state Farm & Home Show Today

Mar 03, 2017

KGGF 690 AM and KRIG 104.9 FM are proud to host the 1st Annual Inter-State Farm and Home Show presented by Bartlett Co-op Association on Saturday, March 4th from 7am to 4pm, at Nellis Hall on the Coffeyville Community College Campus. This free show will feature more than 100 vendors from Nort ... read more »

Rig Count Rises This Week

Mar 04, 2017

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by two this week to 756. A year ago, 489 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 609 rigs sought oil and 146 explored for natural gas this week. One was listed as mis ... read more »

Cottages Project to Go Before Bartlesville's Council

Mar 04, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council will take action on a request from the Nehemiah Community Development Corporation to waive some or all of the estimated development and permit fees associated with the Cottages on 6th Street Development.  The council will also take action on the bid for the Came ... read more »

Farm Show Attendees Win Prizes

Mar 03, 2017

Day one of the Inter-State Farm and Home Show was a big hit with a great turn out at Nellis Hall on the campus of Coffeyville Communnity College. 104.9 FM Real Country, KRIG; the Mighty 690, KGGF; and Bartlett Co-op Association partnered with more than 100 vendors from Northeast Oklahoma and Sout ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Busted For Burglary

Mar 03, 2017

A Bartlesville man is in the Washington County Jail for 2nd degree burglary and possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction. Kyle Wayne Jackson was established by an officer that he was driving a white station wagon with Missouri license plates that had been involved in a burglary at ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Domestic Abuse

Mar 02, 2017

A Bartlesville man has been arrested for domestic abuse and resisting arrest. Randall Lee Flatford was arrested on March 1, in Bartlesville. According to an affidavit, Flatford's girlfriend was met by police outside her home with her bags packed and several bruises and marks across her body. ... read more »