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Washington Co. Commissioners to Meet on Monday

Jul 12, 2024

The Washington County Commissioners are scheduled to meet Monday morning to discuss agreements for the sheriff’s office and to accept donations for the county fair. According to an agenda, the commissioners are expected to take up a memorandum of understanding between the sheriff’ ... read more »

Former Washington County Sheriff Patrick Ballard Has Died

Jul 11, 2024

Former Washington County Sheriff Patrick Ballard has passed away at the age of 77.   Ballard served as sheriff for 14 years.   Current Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen tells Bartlesville Radio Ballard passed away Wednesday evening at Ascension St. John Hospital. ... read more »

Governor Kevin Stitt Signs SB 1921

Jul 11, 2024

Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday ceremonially signed a bill to ensure Oklahoma's schools are well-prepared for cardiac emergencies.   Senate Bill 1921 requires all public schools statewide to formulate a sudden cardiac emergency response plan. Under the legislation, the State Depart ... read more »

Tort Claim for Wrongful Death Filed in Osage County

Jul 11, 2024

A tort claim has been submitted to Osage County in the wake of a county worker losing his life while working on a road project last September. The tragedy occurred while Kasey Griffin was working on a project in District Two. His family is requesting $30 million in compensation.   To ... read more »

Doenges Family of Autos Announces Winning Non-Profit from Their Anniversary Celebration

Jul 11, 2024

Doenges Family of Autos celebrated their 83nd anniversary throughout April, and they’ve been sharing the celebration with the Bartlesville community by contributing to local non-profits.   Appearing on CAR TALK on KWON, Brad Doenges with the Doenges Family of Autos explained th ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Feeding Kids This Summer

Jul 11, 2024

The Cherokee Nation has fed more than 53,000 kids through its summer meal program. That is a major increase of 40,000 families in comparison to a year ago.  This is a program offering families with kids on a free and reduced lunch the chance to buy as much as $120 in groceries for each c ... read more »

Salvation Army Energy Aid Month

Jul 11, 2024

Combating the heat is hard, but trying to beat it without the means to fully pay your power bill is even harder. Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Lt. Luke and Tonya Swain with the Salvation Army reminded eveyone how you can help those most in need.   Tonya Swain said, "The Sal ... read more »

Former Nowata Co. Deputy Faces Felony Embezzlement Charge

Jul 10, 2024

A former Nowata County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested facing one felony charge of embezzlement after a six-year-long investigation.   The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says Thomas Jay Campbell, Jr., of Nowata was arrested on July 3 in Craig County. The Nowata County ... read more »

One Mans Trash Is Another Mans Freedom: Pet Of The Week & 4th Crisis

Jul 10, 2024

Last Friday was the celebration of freedom and America. But there are some who have not tasted freedom in a long time.   Marrisa Simmons, cat care taker at the Washington County SPCA, introduces this kindred spirit.   Simmons emphasizes Mina’s love for exploration ... read more »

Sen. Lankford Remembers Jim Inhofe on Senate Floor

Jul 10, 2024

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford took to the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon to remember and honor his former colleague in Jim Inhofe.  Lankford said that Inhofe wasn't only a colleague, but someone who helped Lankford when he first came into office.   Inhofe passed ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Conducting Disinfection Project

Jul 10, 2024

Remote parts of the City of Bartlesville water system have recently detected biological activity. To address this issue, the City will be conducting a temporary switch from its current water disinfection system to a free chlorine system. This will begin on Monday and will take about six weeks.&nb ... read more »

Pawhuska Council Authorizes Staff to Apply for Fire Grant

Jul 10, 2024

At Tuesday evening's city council meeting in Pawhuska, they had the opportunity to apply for a community fire assistance 80/20 grant. This is something that they have received for the last two years and would like to receive for the 2025 fiscal year as well.   Funding that 20 pe ... read more »

27th Annual Auction: KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM Event at Washington County Fairgrounds

Jul 10, 2024

This summer, bargain hunters and savvy shoppers alike are gearing up for the highly anticipated KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM 27th Annual Auction, set to take place on Saturday, July 27th. The event will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey, OK, with doors swinging open at 8 am and bidding ... read more »

Bartlesville Regional United Way Giving United Event and Auction

Jul 10, 2024

Bartlesville Regional United Way is busy getting ready for its campaign kickoff .   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Monday, Katie Zaun and  Julia Barron with BRUW invited everyone to their United in Giving event on August 1, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Bartlesville Comm ... read more »

Elder Care Launches 14th annual Cool Room Project

Jul 10, 2024

For the past 14 years, Elder Care’s Cool Room Project has addressed the needs of seniors in Bartlesville during the summer months, offering relief to those who do not have air conditioning in their homes during the hottest months of the year. Air conditioners are loaned out free of charge t ... read more »