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BRTA Nominates New Board Officers

Sep 26, 2016

Monday afternoon the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority, BRTA, met for their monthly regularly scheduled meeting. The September meeting marked the end of service for two members of the BRTA board of trustees, Sara McGee has chosen to resign from the board and BRTA Chairman Pat Moore has c ... read more »

Gas Prices Continue To Fall

Sep 26, 2016

Triple-A of Oklahoma says statewide gasoline price averages have fallen 11 cents since the end of August and are continuing to decline.  Triple-A says the state's average price for regular self-serve gasoline Monday stood at $2.02. Spokesman Chuck Mai  says inventories have been goo ... read more »

Pawhuska Man Arrested For Eluding Officers

Sep 26, 2016

A $50,000 bond has been set for a Pawhuska man who allegedly led Bartlesville Police on a high speed chase.  35-year old Jacob Dustin Collins is charged with eluding, driving with a suspended license, failure to maintain insurance, and failure to pay state taxes.  Bartlesville police sa ... read more »

KWON To Air Debate

Sep 26, 2016

KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 will be airing the first presidential debate tonight. The debate will be for 90 minutes starting at 8 PM, with Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hilary Clinton. The debate will be moderated by NBC’s Lester Holt, over the topics of “America’s Direc ... read more »

Safety Complex Project

Sep 26, 2016

Construction is continuing at the new safety complex, located at Adams and Johnstone.  During a recent community connection program on KWON, Bartlesville City Councilman Dale Copeland gave a brief update on the safety complex. You can hear more from Copeland on our website at bartlesvil ... read more »

Sales Tax Funds Drop

Sep 26, 2016

Salex tax is the main source of income for cities around Oklahoma.  For the past few months, sales tax numbers have declined.  According to the Oklahoma Tax Commission, Bartlesville's sales tax for September came in at $1.4 million dollars, down from last month.  Dewey's sa ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Agreements

Sep 26, 2016

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday afternoon approved a resolution for financial assistance from the rural economic action plan fund.  This involves Commissioners Curtis Barnes district.  He's applying a grant up to $35,000 to chip and seal county roads in his district.  Th ... read more »

Insurance Advisory Forms

Sep 26, 2016

Workers’ compensation professionals in Oklahoma will have the opportunity to learn crucial information about the industry at two free events. The Oklahoma Insurance Department and the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) will host the 2016 State Advisory Forums on Oct. 25 in Ok ... read more »

Nowata Country Jubilee to host Regional Finals of the Country Showdown

Sep 26, 2016

The Nowata Country Jubilee will host the Oklahoma Regional Finals of the Country Showdown on October 9th. The 35th Annual Country Showdown is America's largest Country music talent show. It's designed to find the most promising country music talent in the nation and to give these performe ... read more »

Crutcher Autopsy Underway

Sep 26, 2016

The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says the man killed by a Tulsa, Oklahoma, officer died from "a penetrating gunshot wound of chest" and his death is considered a homicide. But spokeswoman Amy Elliott says a full autopsy report and toxicology results for Terence Crutche ... read more »

Obama Administration's New Proposal

Sep 26, 2016

The Obama administration has proposed barring states and other recipients of federal family planning grants from placing their own eligibility restrictions on where the money can go. The move undermines efforts by 13 Republican-led states to prevent such money from going to Planned Parenthood. ... read more »

Grant To Help Oil and Gas Companies

Sep 26, 2016

A $1 million federal grant will help rural Oklahoma oil and natural gas companies diversify to help create jobs and boost the region's economy. The Oklahoman reports that the U.S. Economic Development Authority grant was presented to the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and ... read more »

Light Up The Ville

Sep 23, 2016

Main Street Bartlesville has initiated a Light Up The Ville campaign to raise $50,000 for LED lights that will be displayed year round on Frank Phillips Blvd. from Keeler to Cherokee and will change color with each holiday.  Kiwanis President Karen Wilson explained the campaign. The goa ... read more »

Central Middle School Nearing Completion

Sep 23, 2016

School is off to an fantastic start for the Bartlesville Public School District with most of the projects completed, including the renovation at Central Middle School.  Most of the projects at Central are completed with some are still under construction.  Bartlesville Schools Superinten ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Child Porn

Sep 23, 2016

A $250,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly had child pornography downloaded on his cell phone.  59-year old Anthony Harold Warnick is charged with possession of child pornography.  According to a court affidavit, Bartlesville police found a cell pho ... read more »