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Corey Shivel for Washington County Commissioner

Jun 13, 2024

Corey Shivel is running for District 2 Washington County Commissioner and he shared with our COMMUNITY CONNECTION audience why he's running and why he feels he is the most qualified for the position.   Corey said. "After 28 1/2 years with Washington County, I feel this is th ... read more »

House Dist. 10 State Rep. Judd Strom on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jun 13, 2024

Representative Judd Strom, a Republican, has served House District 10 since 2018. A rancher and rural firefighter from the Copan area, Strom has unfailingly prioritized rural infrastructure and government efficiency during his time in office. A lifelong resident of northeastern Oklahoma, he w ... read more »

Storm Debris Drop-Off Site Closing Friday

Jun 13, 2024

The City of Bartlesville disposal site for storm debris caused by the May 6 tornado will close tomorrow, June 14th.  The curbside collection for debris has concluded, Public Works Director Keith Henry said this week. The disposal site was opened shortly after a tornado caused damage to t ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Recovering After Accidently Shooting Himself

Jun 13, 2024

A Bartlesville man is recovering after accidently shooting himself  in the leg Wednesday night near a downtown bar.   Here's Bartlesville Police Deputy Chief Andrew Ward with the details.   Ward says the man is expected to fully recover from the gunshot wound. H ... read more »

Dad Deserves It Daily Winner for Thursday

Jun 13, 2024

  Congratulations to Brock Sloan of Dewey. He's today's daily winner in our Dad Deserves It contest! Brock wins a pair of tickets to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and The Great Passion Play which are both in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. We’ll announce our grand pri ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged after Alleged Choking

Jun 12, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court Wednesday on the charges of domestic abuse by strangulation and kidnapping. Adam Mummey is alleged of punching and choking the victim during an argument. Mummey told police that there was an argument that led to things getting physical bu ... read more »

Strom, McCarthy Discuss House District 10 Race

Jun 11, 2024

Republican candidates for State House District 10 faced off Tuesday during Bartlesville Radio's political forum at Bartlesville City Hall.   Incumbent Rep. Judd Strom and challenger Chad McCarthy answered submitted questions from listeners about water conservation and sources, ab ... read more »

Starburst: This Week's WCSPA Pet of the Week

Jun 12, 2024

Some people are not morning people and this little kitten would agree. Bradon Jenner, a cleaner at the Washington County SPCA and a frequent helper at the pound for new arrivals and sick, introduces this shy kitten.   Jenner says that Starburst has been at the WSPCA for about a month ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Faces Domestic Abuse Charge

Jun 12, 2024

A Bartlesville man turned himself in Wednesday on an arrest warrant that alleges domestic abuse.   49-year-old John Alan Pannell is facing one felony charge of domestic assault and battery by strangulation. According to an affidavit, Bartlesville police responded to a call from a dom ... read more »

Arvest Million Meals Campaign Raises More Than $13K for Mary Martha Outreach

Jun 12, 2024

Arvest announced the bank’s 14th annual Million Meals campaign raised $13,550.72 to help provide the equivalent of 67,750 meals to benefit Mary Martha Outreach in Bartlesville. Each year, the Million Meals campaign raises money to feed local communities across Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas ... read more »

Perrier Looking to Become Osage County Sheriff

Jun 12, 2024

Bart Perrier is a sixth generation Osage County resident who is running to become Osage County Sheriff.   Perrier began his law enforcement career with the Osage County Sheriff's Office in 1997. He had worked his way up to the position of Investigator before leaving 14 years lat ... read more »

Osage County Sheriff Looking for Your Vote Next Week

Jun 12, 2024

Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden is wrapping up his second term in office and is hoping to get re-elected to a third term next Tuesday.   Virden thinks back on his 37 years of experience on why he feels like he makes for the best fit to be elected. Virden also talks about the thing ... read more »

Air Race Coming to Bartlesville

Jun 12, 2024

An all female air race will be coming through Bartlesville in the coming days. The Bartlesville Municipal Airport is one of eight stops during the 47th annual Air Race Classic, a 2,600-mile competition that starts in Illinois and ends in Colorado. Bartlesville is the seventh stop along the route. ... read more »

Michael Colaw for Dist. 2 Commissioner in Washington County

Jun 12, 2024

Fresh off three political forums, Washington County District 2 Commissioner candidate Michael Colaw joined us on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Wednesday. Colaw said he has experience from corporate roles at Arvest Bank, energy companies like ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66, and in local nonprofits l ... read more »

Nowata County Sheriff's Office Warns of Scam

Jun 12, 2024

The Nowata County Sheriff’s office warns that there is a scam going around which includes instructions for people to pay so much money or they will be arrested. This is coming by a letter in the mail and phone calls using a Nowata number are saying you need to pay money by credit card, ... read more »