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Topeka Woman Arrested on Warrant, Drug Charges

Jun 22, 2022

The Caney Police Department (CPD) arrests a Topeka woman on a warrant and drug charges. According to the CPD, the suspect, 28-year-old Aalijah Lawton, was seen pulling into Casey's General Store on Wednesday after police were notified that she had allegedly been driving recklessly and run ... read more »

Pack the Backpack Drive

Jun 22, 2022

The annual Washington County School Supply Drive is underway. Pack the Backpacks provides school supplies for those needing assistance for the 2022 – 2023 school year.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Cindy Dronyk and Shelley Davidson with the Pack the Backpaks said anyone ... read more »

Pawhuska Street to be Closed Over the Weekend

Jun 22, 2022

The Pawhuska Water Department will shut down Kihekah Ave. from Main Street to 6th Street beginning Saturday evening and will remain closed until repairs are made by next Tuesday. This is being done in an effort make water and sewer repairs. A post on the City of Pawhuska Facebook Page states ... read more »

Commissioners Deciding What to do Regarding Courthouse Oversight

Jun 21, 2022

Matt Littleton with Cardinal Building Solutions was back at Tuesday’s Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting looking to get a contract approved so that his form would oversee the completion of the Osage County Courthouse remodel and the annex. Total cost for his services is $241,000 an ... read more »

Wash. Co. SPCA in Danger of Euthanizing Dogs for Space

Jun 21, 2022

The Washington County SPCA (WCSPCA) is in dire need of adoptive homes for dogs in their care. WCSPCA CEO Tonya Pete says they are in danger of needing to euthanize their sheltered canines to free up space. Pete says they have not had to euthanize for space in over 11 years, and they absolutel ... read more »

Resolution to Extend Emergency Paid Sick Leave Gets Signed

Jun 21, 2022

The Board of Osage County Commissioners convened for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday at which time they were able to get a number of things accomplished. The Board opted to table signing a contract with Cardinal Building Solutions to oversee the courthouse renovation project so that ... read more »

Request Emergency Ballots for June 23 Primary Election

Jun 21, 2022

Registered voters who become physically incapacitated after 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 13, and cannot make it to the polls, still have an opportunity to cast their ballot. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House says that state law permits voters who become emergency incapacita ... read more »

Arvest Foundation Supports Veteran’s Connection Org.

Jun 21, 2022

The Arvest Foundation contributes $5,500 to Veteran’s Connection Organization (VCO). Arvest Bank commercial loan manager David Nickel, sales manager Whitney Doolin and merchant relationship advisor Vickie Hastings presented the check to Sharon Reese-McGlory, executive director of VCO. ... read more »

Bar Fight Breaks Out at West Side Pub

Jun 21, 2022

A Bartlesville man has been booked into the Washington County Jail on charges of conspiracy, reckless conduct with a firearm and possessing a firearm after conviction of a felony. On Wednesday, April 6th, officers made contact with a male subject who was uncooperative with police officers at ... read more »

Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Project Tribute

Jun 21, 2022

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting ceremony for Project Tribute Foundation. Project Tribute is a 501c3 nonprofit organization in Bartlesville with a mission to aid in the lifesaving capabilities of first responders across the country. So far they have been ab ... read more »

Avery Frix, GOP for Congressional District 2

Jun 21, 2022

Avery Frix is a businessman and builder running for Congress.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Frix said he is a fourth-generation resident of the 2nd Congressional district and he comes from a long line of builders dating back to his great-grandfather, who started Frix Construct ... read more »

Road Rage Incident in Copan Leaves One Injured

Jun 21, 2022

A road rage incident in the Town of Copan leaves one injured over the weekend. According to Washington County Undersheriff Jon Copeland, a car knocked down a motorcycle on Caney Street around 3:45 on Sunday afternoon. Copeland says an unknown suspect allegedly got out of a black Pontiac G8 an ... read more »

CITY MATTERS: Councilman James Curd

Jun 21, 2022

  Bartlesville city councilman and vice-mayor James Curd appeared on CITY MATTERS in Tuesday. Curd talked about the city hiring new police officers, the feasability study for a possible need for a convention center and the Price Fields.   Vice-mayor Curd said the city is hap ... read more »

REPORT: Oklahoma CD 2 and The Tribes

Jun 21, 2022

  With 13 Republicans running for an open congressional seat that covers mostly native land, some District 2 candidates say they support added federal funding for tribal law enforcement, while others are calling to dismantle reservations.    Of the six candidate who res ... read more »

BPS Board of Ed Approves Hiring of 6 More School Resource Officers, More

Jun 21, 2022

The Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Educaction unanimously approves the hiring of six addiditonal school resource officers (SRO) which will place one officer in each of the district's schools. BPS Supt. Chuck McCauley says this is something that was already in the budget, but the rec ... read more »