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JUKEBOX LIVE at the Center Thursday, July 21st

Jul 18, 2022

  Presented by Stingray Concerts - JUKEBOX LIVE is a high energy show with rock from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and classic country that you won't wont to miss.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Mark Aldred, the star of JUKEBOX LIVE, said the show is all about memories and mu ... read more »

Recap of July 18 Washington County Commissioners Meeting

Jul 18, 2022

The Washington County Commissioners held their weekly meeting on July 18 with a short agenda of mostly housekeeping items to continue preparing for the new Fiscal Year. Reports from the Washington County Sheriff’s office stated that the inmate population is up due to a recent rash of cr ... read more »

Get Ready for the KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM 25th Annual Auction

Jul 18, 2022

  For guaranteed savings on auction items up to 20% in an air conditioned atmosphere, you won't want to miss the KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM 25th Annual Auction.    Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Bartlesville Radio Promotions Director Tina Romine invited everyone to mar ... read more »

Panasonic Selects Kansas for Vehicle Battery Mega-Factory

Jul 16, 2022

Japan’s Panasonic Corp. and Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly say the company selected the state of Kansas as the location for a multibillion-dollar mega-factory to produce electric vehicle batteries for Tesla and other carmakers. The company was lured to Kansas by taxpayer-funded incentives wort ... read more »

Dewey Public School Accepting Transfers

Jul 15, 2022

Dewey Public Schools is accepting transfers of students from other districts for high school and middle school, effective immediately. Elementary transfers will begin on July 28. To transfer to the DPS, you must be submit an application at the school office or Administration building during t ... read more »

Gas Pricing Falls

Jul 15, 2022

Gas pricing has been falling in the past week. From a high of $4.59 in our listening area, it is now around $4.09. The reason for the falling prices is due to the oil barrel pricing dropping internationally to under $100. The drop is attributed to warnings from investors in the stock market that ... read more »

Conservation Funding in Danger

Jul 15, 2022

Since 1937, when the Pittman-Robertson Act was passed, conservation in our state has been primarily funded by an excise tax on sporting and fishing equipment. Now that funding is in jeopardy. With the introduction of House Bill 8167 in the US House of Representatives this week, the excise tax ... read more »

Attorney General Corrects Abortion Misinformation

Jul 15, 2022

The Attorney General’s office has been inundated with abortion providers who are asking for clarification on the trigger law that went into effect when Roe versus Wade was overturned last month. They are also handling numerous lawsuits from abortion supporters who are adamant that abortion ... read more »

US 75 Southbound Lanes Reopened at 3900 Road

Jul 15, 2022

UPDATE: US-75 southbound at 3900 road is back open at this time. Original Report: The southbound lanes of US Highway 75 are blocked due to a multiple vehicle accident south of county road W 3900. Please avoid the area! Deputies and OHP are responding. ... read more »

Tri County Tech LPN Program to Receive $1.6M in ARPA

Jul 14, 2022

Tri County Tech (TCT) announces it will receive approximately $1.6 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for its Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program. Dr. Tammie Strobel, TCT's Superintendent and CEO, says the ARPA monies will increase LPN capacity on campus and enhance tra ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners to Meet on Monday

Jul 15, 2022

The Osage County Commissioners will soon reconvene in the Ag Building of the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska to conduct their regular business. On the agenda for the Commissioners is the possible approval of a 2023 SAFE Oklahoma grant application for the purchase of a Lemer drone and fou ... read more »

Crime Stoppers Felon Friday: Christopher Taylor

Jul 15, 2022

Crime Stoppers aims to assist the Bartlesville Police Department (BPD) in its latest Felon Friday post on Facebook as the BPD's search continues for a robbery suspect. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Christopher Taylor (pictured), you can call the Crime Stoppers hotline ... read more »

Osage County Election Board Poll Workers Needed

Jul 15, 2022

The Osage County Election Board is accepting poll worker applications. Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Chouteau says all applicants must be willing to work long hours on election days and that training will be provided. Chouteau says this is a great opportunity for anyone interest ... read more »

Caney PD/EMS Member to Retire After 41 Years

Jul 15, 2022

A longtime member of the Caney Police Department (CPD) and Caney EMS is set to retire. After 41 years of service to the citizens of Caney, Steve Berry will retire on Friday, July 29. You can wish Berry the best in his retirement during an upcoming come and go reception. The event will be ... read more »

Wash. Co.: Lighter Items on Agenda for Commissioners

Jul 15, 2022

The Washington County Commissioners will consider the approval of an X-ray services agreement on behalf of the County Health Department and NextCare Oklahoma, LLC, when they reconvene. Next, a Sheriff's report and/or verification for claims for the Board of Prisoners for June 2022 will be ... read more »