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Wendi Stearman Clears the Air on Negative Mailer

Jun 10, 2024

"I do not accept PAC money or donations from lobbyists," stated Oklahoma Senate challenger Wendi Stearman Monday on KWON's COMMUNITY CONNECTION. However, she did address a negative ad against her during the program.   Stearman said she wants to talk about the mailer in ... read more »

Summer Solstice Rings In The Summer With A Strawberry Moon

Jun 10, 2024

Oklahoma has had the privilege of being able to experience many natural phenomena this summer. From the eclipse, to double cicada species, to tornados that actually made it through Bartlesville, to more rain than the law allows. All have left their own effect on the citizens of Bartlesville as a ... read more »

Dad Deserves It Daily Winner for Monday

Jun 10, 2024

    Congratulations to Frank Cotton of Bartlesville. He's today's daily winner in our Dad Deserves It contest!   Frank wins a pair of tickets to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and The Great Passion Play which are both in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.   ... read more »

Driver Charged in Barnsdall Fatal Crash

Jun 10, 2024

The driver in a fatal crash involving a 15-year-old Barnsdall teenager, Tyson Townley, is in custody accused of DUI and first-degree manslaughter.     Weston Lowe was arrested Thursday, according to OSCO. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said he was the driver of the vehicle tha ... read more »

FEMA's Barnsdall Disaster Recovery Center to Adjust Hours

Jun 08, 2024

FEMA's Disaster Recovery Center in Barnsdall will change its hours. Starting Saturday, June 8, it will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and will be closed Sunday The center is located at the Early Childhood Learning Center,& ... read more »

Governor Stitt Signs Bill Into Law

Jun 07, 2024

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has signed a bill into law that will clarify religious guidelines for Oklahoma school boards regarding students leaving school for religious or moral reasons. This is something that parents have been allowed to do for several years, but getting a law on the books ... read more »

18-Year-Old Charged for Pointing and Possessing Firearm

Jun 07, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Friday on the felony charges of possession of a firearm after delinquent adjudication and feloniously pointing a firearm. 18-year-old Markell Scott is alleged of pulling a firearm on the victim in this case and threatening to shoot him. ... read more »

Public Shelter in Hominy Not Available Until Further Notice

Jun 07, 2024

The City of Hominy wants to inform the public that a storm shelter residents have gone to in the past in the event of severe weather is closed until further notice. The Church of the Nazarene will not be open for severe weather emergencies until further notice.  The City of Hominy remind ... read more »

Osage Nation Names New Cabinet Secretary of Administration

Jun 07, 2024

The Osage Nation has introduced a new Cabinet Secretary of Administration. Susan Bayro, who has been employed with the Osage Nation since 2011, took that role on earlier this week.  Here is what Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear had to say on the role that Bayro will now serve: "With ... read more »

Washington County Property Resale Set for Monday

Jun 07, 2024

Monday is a big day for bidders in Washington County who would like to own a property with tax liens. Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Friday, County Treasurer Melissa Thornbrugh and First Deputy Jennifer Wingo explained the county resale auction.   The 9 a.m. resale will be held ... read more »

Worley Discusses His Candidacy for Washington Co. Commission

Jun 07, 2024

Washington County District 2 Commissioner candidate Daryl Worley was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Friday morning. Worley is one of three Republican candidates running to replace Mike Bouvier, who made the decision to not run for re-election.   Worley grew up in rural Rogers C ... read more »

Bartlesville Women Charged with DUI and Child Endangerment

Jun 06, 2024

A Bartlesville woman was seen in Washington County Court on the charges of DUI, and child endangerment. Nicole Walker was arrested on Wednesday, June 6th after allegedly failing standard field sobriety tests (SFST) after being pulled over. According to an affidavit, Walker failed multiple are ... read more »

Looking for Answers in Osage County Sheriff's Race

Jun 06, 2024

Leading up to the June 18th primary election in Osage County, there have been several accusations made and plenty of gossip floating around.    Bart Perrier has been steadfast in saying that during Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden's first term in office, he asked Perrier if ... read more »

JOM Program Offering Orientation Class for Incoming Seniors

Jun 06, 2024

All Osage Nation students who are enrolled in the JOM program that will be entering their senior year of high school are invited to a two-day event. The two-day program will make your final year in high school that much easier.   Students will receive information on scholarships, how ... read more »

Bartlesville Safety Team Attends Oklahoma Association of School Resource Officers Conference

Jun 06, 2024

A group of Bartlesville School Resource Officers (“SROs”) and Bartlesville Public Schools administrators attended the Oklahoma Association of School Resource Officers conference in Tulsa this week.   The keynote speaker, Dr. Bernard James, noted the efforts of Bartlesvill ... read more »