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Osage County Commissioner Wants Further Discussion

Jun 22, 2017

The Osage County Board of Commissioners met this week, moving measures that are quote “procedural.” Osage County Commissioner Jerry Howerton, however, says that they had to move forward with what was on the agenda but that they need to discuss it further in the future before their nex ... read more »

Fatal Accident on State Highway 123 West of Bartlesville

Jun 22, 2017

One person is dead and four others were sent to the hospital as a result of an accident just before 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 31 year-old Micheal Ray Long of Bartlesville was northbound on State Highway 123 730 feet south of the intersection with U.S. 60 ... read more »

Accident on 123 in Bartlesville

Jun 21, 2017

KWON News learned just after 3:00pm that a rollover accident has occured on Highway 123 in Bartlesville.  The location is between Adams Boulevard and 14th Street in front of the Phillips 66 Research Center.  If headed Southwest on 123 to Barnsdall, please take 14th Street.  Check b ... read more »

Osage County Commission Meeting Provides Insight

Jun 21, 2017

Osage County’s Board of Commissioners discuss normal procedures in their meeting. The 8-year Road and Bridge Plan, the Kihekah Steh Powwow funding, and the one year, $800 a month social media contract renewal with Green County Marketing at the meeting was nothing new according Osage Cou ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged With Meth Possession

Jun 21, 2017

A Bartlesville woman appeared at the Washington County Courthouse today. Ali Caldwell is facing charges of unlawful entry and possession of methamphetamine. According to affidavit, an officer found Caldwell in a vehicle parked on the wrong side of the road facing the wrong way. The officer ap ... read more »

Pawhuska Set To Celebrate

Jun 21, 2017

The Pioneer Woman is partnering with the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, the City of Pawhuska, and several local businesses to host a street festical on Kiheka Avenue on the Fourth of July. Vendors, food, and music is all slated to be held during the party. The annual Pawhuska Freedom Celebrati ... read more »

Bartlesville School Renovations Expand Fine Arts

Jun 21, 2017

Bartlesville's Board of Education approves renovations to the Fine Arts areas in their schools on top of other building renovations. Superintendent Chuck McCauley says the major groundwork will be made in the Fine Arts Centers at Madison and the high school because it'll add 7,000 square ... read more »

Man Killed In Random Shooting In Tulsa

Jun 21, 2017

Tulsa police say a person was killed after a man randomly fired a gun into a vehicle early Wednesday.   Police say the fatal shooting happened at about 1 a.m. Wednesday following an attempted home invasion in north Tulsa. According to police, the suspect fired several shots then kicked i ... read more »

Open Records Complaint Filed In Independence

Jun 21, 2017

The Kansas Press Association and Montgomery County Chronicle Editor Andy Taylor, has filed an open records complaint against the City of Independence. In late May, Taylor requested a copy of the city manager's contract via email. The city clerk informed him the document would cost under-10-do ... read more »

Bartlesville Coach Undergoes Surgery

Jun 21, 2017

Bancfirst of Bartlesville holds a fundraiser for a head coach and his family. Bancfirst vice president Angel Bradshaw says the year long fundraiser to help head baseball coach Spence Rigdon and his family is still happening. She adds that Rigdon does plenty for the boys he coaches and that t ... read more »

Bartlesville Police And Grand Lake Mental Health Center Partner

Jun 20, 2017

A new partnership between Grand Lake Mental Health Center and local law enforcement is changing the way police handle situations involving mental health issues. iPads are being used to help connect citizens in need with mental health professionals who can offer  assistance quickly — a ... read more »

Hobby Lobby Shoplifter Appears in Court

Jun 20, 2017

Shoplifting leads to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. 18-year-old Randy Tyler Davis of Bartlesville appeared before the Washington County Court on the misdemeanor charge of shoplifting. According to an affidavit, Davis was taken into custody near Frank Phillips and Burch once officials saw video ... read more »

Bruin Spirit Lives with New Downtown Store

Jun 20, 2017

Bartlesville Public Schools announces that they will partner with a local business downtown. Moxie on Second is the business that will join forces with BPS to sell Bruin clothing and merchandise. The business is next to and owned by Bartlesville Print Shop. Manager Christie Johnson explains t ... read more »

SourceOne to Come to Bartlesville School District

Jun 20, 2017

The Bartlesville Board of Education approves the janitorial services agreement with SourceOne in their meeting Monday night. The agreement is set to begin August 1 for the upcoming school year and is estimated to save the district 300-thousand dollars. Superintendent Chuck McCauley says the outso ... read more »

Attorney General Requests Cease And Desist From California Insurance Commissioner

Jun 20, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has authored and sent a letter to California Insurance Commissioner David Jones requesting Commissioner Jones cease and desist from requiring insurance companies to publicly disclose investments in fossil fuels and urging companies to sign a “pledge&rdq ... read more »