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Roark Sentenced to 20 Years in Child Sexual Abuse Case

May 16, 2024

A Delaware tribal member was sentenced Thursday in Tulsa federal court following his conviction on child predator charges.  43-year-old Lance Douglas Roark, of Bluejacket, was sentenced to nearly 20 years in federal prison after a jury found him guilty in January of abusive sexual contac ... read more »

Zach Bryan to Donate OKC Concert Merchandise Profits to Barnsdall

May 16, 2024

Country music star and Oologah native Zach Bryan is donating some of the proceeds from his upcoming concert in Oklahoma City to tornado victims in Barnsdall.   Bryan is performing at the Paycom Center on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18.   In a post on X, formerly kno ... read more »

Tri County Tech on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

May 16, 2024

  Randall Jones and Braden Schovanec with Tri County Tech were our guests on COMMUNITY CONNECTION.   Braden reminded high school students to get their documentation completed and turned in befor the deadline at the end of this month.   Randall reminded all that ... read more »

Broadcast Schedule Released for Friday's Graduation Ceremonies

May 16, 2024

Multiple area graduations are coming up this Friday and many will be broadcast live on Bartlesville Radio, while others will be replayed on Saturday.   Bartlesville High School graduation will begin at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast live on KWON AM 1400/FM 93.3, 95.1 and on KWONTV.com, ... read more »

Assistance Available for Those Affected by Last Week's Storms

May 16, 2024

The American Red Cross has been sending resources to Barnsdall and Bartlesville to residents in need of various types of assistance since last Monday's tornado struck the area.    Public Affairs Director for the American Red Cross, Matt Trotter said they have been there from ... read more »

Oklahoma Union High School Hosting 5K Color Run

May 15, 2024

Oklahoma Union High School is hosting a 5K color run this Friday, May 18th open to anyone that would like to participate. There are two options on participation that include being a color thrower, or a runner. If you would like to be a thrower, registration is just $5. For runners, it is a $2 ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools to Have New Disciplinary Points System

May 15, 2024

Pawhuska High School Principal Bron Williams recently proposed a points system to the Board of Education that Williams hopes will better define how punishments should be handled. He added that as someone who has seen this implemented at other schools, it make students think before acting out. ... read more »

Arvest Foundation Donates $3K to Casa Hispana

May 15, 2024

Thanks to a $3,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation, Casa Hispana will have a boost in funding to help local individuals and families create connections to community resources. The nonprofit organization assists in making connections with schools, with job searches, and guidance in address ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Issues Request Proposal for Golf Course

May 15, 2024

The City of Bartlesville is issuing a request for proposals from consultants to guide the City with a strategic review for the Adams Municipal Golf Course. Assistant City Manager Laura Sanders says this is being done in an effort to help the City identify and outline the future direction of the g ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Completes MAP Testing

May 15, 2024

Pawhuska students recently completed their MAP testing for the spring semester. This is a test that students are given in the fall and again at the end of the year to measure their growth throughout the academic year.   All four principals were at a recent school board meeting and sa ... read more »

Meet Fanny! She's A Little Shy...

May 15, 2024

The Washington County SPCA is usually known to have the more medium to large dogs available for adoptions. Smaller dogs are usually found at the local ARF also here in Bartlesville. Well, that stereotype has drastically changed.   This 8 month pup is a spit ball of energy, but not to ... read more »

BFD: Rescuers Respond to False Report Drowning in Caney River

May 15, 2024

Multiple crews from the Bartlesville Fire Department responded Wednesday afternoon to a report of a drowning in the Caney River near Johnstone Park. Rescuers brought search boats to Johnstone Park and additional crews searched the river bank near the Tuxedo Boulevard bridge during the noon ho ... read more »

8th Annual Logan Cochran Charity Event

May 15, 2024

The 8th Annual Logan Cochran Charity Event  will be held Saturday, June 1, at the Adams Golf Course with a  shotgun start at 8:30am.     Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Janet Moreland, the event's founder, and Clair Bartley, Executive Director of Paths to I ... read more »

KANE COLUMN: House Recognizes National Police Week; Budget Summits

May 15, 2024

This week, the House recognized May 12 through May 18, 2024, as National Police Week and May 15, 2024, as Peace Officers Memorial Day in Oklahoma. Our police do so much for our citizens, from keeping them safe from criminals to helping direct them to needed assistance and providing community ... read more »

BPS on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

May 15, 2024

The school year ends this week for Bartlesville Public School and joining us on COMMUNITY CONNECTION was BPS Supt. Chuck McCauley.   Mr. McCauley reminded everyone that the graduating seniors were in 8th grade when COVID hit and changed the way schools operated for a while. He also c ... read more »