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Sex Offender Arrested Friday

Jun 04, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court Tuesday for a probable cause hearing on a violation of zone of safety around schools, child care facilities, playgrounds, and parks. Christopher Sanders was arrested on Monday, June 3rd after he was seen in Sooner Park on Friday, May 31st. ... read more »

Sooner Softball Going Back to National Champsionship

Jun 04, 2024

Oklahoma Softball is once again going back to the National Championship thanks to some late game heroics by Jayda Coleman to give OU a walk-off win, 6-5. The Sooners fell behind early, 5-2 after three innings but battled all the way back and tied it in the sixth. Coleman stepped into the box ... read more »

Ben Johnson Days Taking Place Next Week

Jun 04, 2024

Ben Johnson Days in Pawhuska is just a week away and throughout the week, there are several events going on and anybody could find at least one thing to entertain them.   Getting things kicked off on that Wednesday will be the artisans of the west mixer at 6 p.m. at the Constantine T ... read more »

Slight Risk of Severe Weather Tuesday Night

Jun 04, 2024

The listening area is under a slight risk (Level 2 of 5) for severe weather late Tuesday night into the early morning hours Wednesday.   The National Weather Service says storms are expected to form in western Oklahoma and Kansas Tuesday evening and will likely form into a complex as ... read more »

Local Lawmakers Discuss Recent Legislative Session

Jun 04, 2024

The state budget, education, health care and public safety laws were the main topics of discussion Tuesday afternoon during the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Legislative Wrap-Up Forum at Tri County Tech.   Sen. Julie Daniels, Rep. Judd Strom and Rep. John B. Kane discussed the leg ... read more »

Osage Nation Election Results Are In

Jun 04, 2024

The Osage Nation held its election on Monday and five current members of Congress will retain their seats, while a Congresswoman who had previously held office has been re-elected.   Unofficial election results show that Joe Tillman, Jodie Revard, Billy Keene, John Maker and Pam Shaw ... read more »

Fallen Osage County Captain to be Remembered

Jun 04, 2024

An Osage County Captain who died in a traffic collision at the intersection of State Highway 60 and State Highway 18 in 2022 will be remembered forever.    In honor of fallen captain Willie Hargraves, the state legislature introduced Senate Bill 191 to give that intersection a n ... read more »

Ascension Continues to Recover From Ranson Ware Attack

Jun 04, 2024

All Ascension St John hospitals and physician offices are still open across Oklahoma as they continue to restore electronic health records following a ransom ware attack in May. They say that progress is being made and the records have been restored in Florida, Alabama and Austin.   ... read more »

Pastor Gene Hewitt: A Bag Full of Rattlesnakes on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jun 04, 2024

A familiar voice returned the KWON Studio on Tuesday to appear appear on COMMUNITY CONNECTION. Pastor Gene Hewitt dropped by to talk about his new book "A Bag Full of Rattlesnakes:  A Story of Triumph Over Tragedy."   Pastor Hewitt says is the comeback story of a pasto ... read more »

Primary Election Reminder

Jun 04, 2024

Primary elections for federal, state, and county candidates are scheduled for June18, 2024,across the state. On Election Day, the polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Early voting will be held Thursday, June 13, ,Friday, June 14, from 8:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday, June 15, from 8:00am to 2:0 ... read more »

Emergency Management Proposes Mass Notification System

Jun 03, 2024

Washington County Emergency Management is looking at implementing a mass notification system for county and Bartlesville residents.   Director Kary Cox made the presentation at Monday evening's Bartlesville/Washington County Emergency Management Council meeting.   Co ... read more »

Schipper Appointed to Bartlesville City Council Ward 4 Seat

Jun 03, 2024

Quinn Schipper has been appointed to represent Ward 4 on the Bartlesville City Council, replacing the late Billie Roane, who passed away unexpectedly on April 5.   The appointment was made at Monday evening's City Council meeting with a unanimous vote.   Schipper is ... read more »

Dewey City Council Approves Budgets for FY 2024-25

Jun 03, 2024

The Dewey City Council and Public Works Authority both met Monday evening in what was two quick meetings. The City Council would approve two items that approved budgets for fiscal years 2024-2025. The general fund budget would come out to over $1.79 million; the special revenue funds budget c ... read more »

Barltesville Man Seen on Two Charges of Manslaughter

Jun 03, 2024

A Dewey man was seen in court on Monday afternoon in relation to the deaths of Kiana Johnson and Shannon Suter in June 2023. Skyler Oliver is being charged with two felony counts of first-degree manslaughter and furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor. According to an affidavit, Oliver was ... read more »

Grant for Nutrition Program in Flux

Jun 03, 2024

Osage County Nutrition Director Kyme Vincent was at Monday's Osage County Commissioners meeting telling the Board that there was a problem with the way a grant was written. Because of the way things were worded, it was Vincent's opinion that the grant would get thrown out because the writ ... read more »