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Crash Snarls Traffic at Adams and Quapaw

Nov 15, 2023

A traffic accident at Adams Boulevard and Quapaw Avenue in downtown Bartlesville Wednesday morning snarled traffic for several drivers. Eyewitness reports say at least two vehicles were involved in crash on the westbound lanes. Bartlesville Ambulance and Bartlesville Fire also responded to th ... read more »

16-year-old Bartlesville Teen Identified as Shooting Victim

Nov 14, 2023

Bartlesville Police have identified the victim in Monday night's shooting as a 16-year-old Bartlesville teen. During a press conference Tuesday evening, BPD Chief Kevin Ickleberry said Marcus Stephen Scott died of his injuries, after he was shot multiple times in the torso. His body was l ... read more »

Oklahoma Supreme Court Keeps Anti-abortion Laws on Hold While Challenge is Pending

Nov 15, 2023

By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press     OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court reiterated its position on Tuesday in a 5-4 opinion that the state constitution guarantees a woman's right to an abortion when necessary to preserve her life, although the proce ... read more »

BPS Supt. Chuck McCauley on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Nov 15, 2023

  Lots of positives are taking place at Bartlesville Public Schools. Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Supt. Chuck McCauley talked about some of those positives.   Recently, Bartlesville High School was been named in the Top 5 for Advanced Placement courses for public tradi ... read more »

Sen. Mullin Challenges Teamsters Head to a Fight in a Fiery Exchange at a Hearing

Nov 15, 2023

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press     WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing devolved into an angry confrontation between a senator and a witness on Tuesday after Republican Sen. Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma challenged Sean O'Brien, the president of th ... read more »

UPDATE: BPD to Hold Tuesday Evening Press Conference About Monday's Homicide

Nov 14, 2023

2:45 P.M. 11-14-2023 UPDATE: Bartlesville Police will hold a press conference about Monday's shooting homicide investgation. It that will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The press conference will be carried live on KWON 1400 AM, 93.3 FM and 95.1 FM/KYFM 100.1 FM /KRIG 104.9 FM/KPGM 1500 AM and 99.1 ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Trafficking CDS, Possessing Firearm After Conviction

Nov 14, 2023

A Bartlesville man has been booked into the Washington County Jail and is being charged with trafficking CDS and possessing a firearm after conviction of a felony.   According to a probable cause affidavit, officers searched the home of Matthew Davis on Monday afternoon and located a ... read more »

Sen. Lankford and Others Spend Veterans Day in Africa

Nov 14, 2023

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford was joined by colleague Markwayne Mullin and Governor Kevin Stitt on a trip to the Horn of Africa where they met with members of the Oklahoma Army National Guard. Lankford had this to say on the Veteran’s Day trip to the eastern part of Africa:   ... read more »

Signage Update in Nowata

Nov 14, 2023

Jerome Gnatek, Chairman of the 911 Trust Authority of Nowata, was at the Nowata County Commissioners meeting on Monday to give his weekly meeting update. Gnatek mentioned in the meeting that they are still trying to get every house in Nowata marked with addresses and all road signs that are missi ... read more »

Thanksgiving Trash Routes Times Amended

Nov 14, 2023

Most City of Bartlesville offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. However, trash collection will resume on Friday as normally scheduled.   Thursday trash routes will be serviced on Wednesday, Nov. 22, instead of Nov. 2 ... read more »

Celebrate Recovery at Victory Worship Center Fundraiser

Nov 14, 2023

  Celebrate Recovery at Victory Worship Center in Washington Park Mall in Bartlesville provides the  restoring power that is found in Biblical principles, connection, accountability, the fruit of the Spirit and the Name of Jesus, will be ministered to you through Victory's CR gr ... read more »

Fantasy Land of Lights

Nov 14, 2023

  The Bartlesville Daybreak Rotary's Fantasy Land of Lights is an annual, drive-through Christmas light display at Johnstone Park that has become a holiday tradition in Bartlesville and is the premiere project of Daybreak Rotary. With the help of generous donations from the public, F ... read more »

CITY MATTERS 11.13.23

Nov 13, 2023

Bartlesville City Manager Mike Bailey was joined by Bartlesville Police Chief Kevin Ickleberry and City Development Director Larry Curtis on this week's edition of CITY MATTERS on KWON. City Manager Mike Bailey recapped last week's city council meeting before hinting that there might ... read more »

BHS Named Top 5 in AP Performance Among Traditional Public Schools

Nov 13, 2023

Bartlesville High School has been named in the Top 5 for Advanced Placement courses for public traditional schools in the entire state of Oklahoma.   LaDonna Chancellor, the school district's executive director of teaching and learning, told the Bartlesville Board of Education on ... read more »

Discussions Continue on Wind Turbines at Nowata County Commissioners

Nov 13, 2023

The Nowata County Commissioners meeting on Monday morning was standing room only, once again filled with concerned citizens in regard to wind turbines that are supposed to be put in Nowata County starting in 2024 by Apex Clean Energy. Some citizens brought in attorney Scott Morgan to represen ... read more »