Family HealthCare Clinic Announces New Executive Director

May 18, 2023

Family HealthCare Clinic announces Trianna Wyatt as their new Executive Director. A Bartlesville resident since October 2022, Wyatt has experience in a variety of healthcare settings and is a US Navy veteran.  Most recently, Wyatt was the Lead Office Manager for the Owasso and Remote off ... read more »

Osage County, Nation Officers Participate in Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

May 17, 2023

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office and Osage nation Police Department participated in the law enforcement torch run for the Special Olympics of Oklahoma Wednesday afternoon.  Osage County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer Ryan Walker talks about where they ran to and how they ... read more »

BPD Honors Fallen Officers

May 17, 2023

A large crowd of people gathered in front of Bartlesville Police Headquarters Wednesday afternoon to pay respect to law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice.   The 2023 Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony was a solemn occasion where officers from across Washington County ... read more »

32nd Annual Dewey Antique Show set for June 3rd

May 17, 2023

The 32nd Annual Dewey Antique Show is coming up next month on June 3rd. The antique show features over 50 mini shops from Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma all under one roof. Ticket sales from the non-profit antique show go back into a scholarship fund for a Washington County high ... read more »

3 More Tribes Ruled Reservations Not Dis-Established

May 17, 2023

Three additional tribal nations in northeast Oklahoma have recieved a ruling stating their reservations were never dis-established.   The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals made the ruling last week after Winston Whitecrow Brester filed for post-conviction relief in November 2020 fol ... read more »

Green Country Lake Level Updates 5-17

May 17, 2023

Game wardens across green country gave their weekly lake level updates after the recent rains throughout the area.  Starting from the most to least filled, Oologah Lake leads the way being at  its normal elevation with water stabilizing. Birch Lake is 0.88 feet below normal and the ... read more »

Two Coffeyville Residents Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges

May 17, 2023

Two rural Coffeyville residents are arrested on animal cruelty charges. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Kansas Department of Agriculture served a search warrant on a residence in rural Coffeyville on Tuesday, for animal cruelty.  The Sheriff’s Offic ... read more »

KANE COLUMN: Public Education Funding Agreement

May 17, 2023

I have great news to share. I am excited to announce that state leaders have agreed to a historic public education funding package. Throughout negotiations, House Republicans pushed for a plan that worked for every student, parent, teacher, and school district in the state. The proposal does ... read more »

OKM 2023 Festival Lineup

May 17, 2023

It's here! The official lineup for the OKM Music Festival   OKM Music's Rose Hammerscmidt and John Mihm appeared on COMMUNITY CONNECTION to make the announcement.   We've known for quite some time that Country Music legend Lee Greenwood will haedline the June ... read more »

Caney Working On New Backup Water Source

May 17, 2023

The city of Caney will have a new backup water source after an agreement with and the laying of a two inch pipe from Chautauqua RWD #4.  Caney City Administrator Kelley Zellner says using water from Chautauqua RWD #4 will benefit Caney residents, as current backup Timber H ... read more »

2 Dead of Suspected Overdose Following BPD Traffic Stop

May 16, 2023

Two men are dead following a suspected overdose after a Monday traffic stop by Bartlesville police. According to a news release from interim Police Chief Jay Hastings, BPD officers conducted a traffic stop near Price Road and Washington Boulevard on Monday, May 15 at approximately 11:24 p.m. ... read more »

Man Charged with Embezzling from Burger King

May 16, 2023

A Bartlesville man was seen in court this week on the charge of embezzlement. According to an affidavit, Timothy Shaw is alleged of taking just short of $3,000 in deposits from Burger King that should have made it to Arvest. Burger King also provided footage to police that showed Shaw preparing t ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Throws Hatchet at Woman, is Charged with Domestic Abuse

May 16, 2023

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on the charge of domestic abuse. James Tiry was arrested after the victim flagged down an officer to tell him about an alleged domestic abuse that had just taken place.  According to an affidavit, Tiry had thrown a 32 0z. cup of pop at t ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Tazed for Obstructing Officers

May 15, 2023

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court this Monday afternoon on the charges of DUI, obstructing an officer, driving with license suspended, and obstructing an officer. Mario Galvan was pulled over for erratic driving on Lindenwood Ave. When both vehicles stopped, Galvan exited ... read more »

Oklahoma Senators Speak Out Against Dominion Voting Systems

May 16, 2023

Oklahoma Senators have filed a resolution in rejecting any attempts to silence Tucker Carlson. Carlson was released from Fox News soon after Fox and Dominion Voting Systems came to a $787 million defamation settlement.  There have been unconfirmed reports that there was an unwritten cond ... read more »