News


Car Accident

Dec 09, 2016

There has been a reported accident on Highway 60 in Nowata. Charlie Taroboletti reports that traffic is not halted, and that the accident is not on the roadway. We contacted the sheriffs' office, and were told that it was a single car injury accident. We will have more information as it b ... read more »

Speaker Of The House Selects Head Of Budget Committee

Dec 09, 2016

The income Speaker of the Oklahoma House has chosen a veteran lawmaker from Mustang to head the powerful House Appropriations and Budget committee. House Speaker-designate Charles McCall announced Thursday that Republican Leslie Osborn will chair the committee, a position that will make her a k ... read more »

Representatives Calling For Hofmeister To Resign

Dec 09, 2016

More than a month after Oklahoma schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister was indicted for conspiracy in an alleged illegal fundraising scheme, a Republican state representative is calling for her to resign. Rep. Kevin Calvey said Thursday that Hofmeister, who is also a Republican, is presumed inn ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Holds Public Hearing

Dec 08, 2016

A Public Hearing was held Tuesday evening during the Meeting of the Pawhuska Municipal Trust Authority. Representative from INCOG Julie Miner discussed an opportunity the City has to initiate a Master Incentive District Plan. The Incentive Plan will provide an opportunity for economic growth in P ... read more »

Oklahoma Economy Looks To Improve Next Year

Dec 08, 2016

Two state economists say Oklahoma's economy will likely improve next year, with the strongest growth coming in the construction, education and leisure and hospitality sectors.   Oklahoma State University's Dan Rickman says he expects businesses to add about a half percentage poin ... read more »

Murder Trial Underway

Dec 08, 2016

 The murder trial of a man charged in the shooting deaths of four women at a Tulsa apartment is underway.   Testimony began Thursday in the trial of Cedric Poore.   Poore has pleaded not guilty to the 2013 deaths of 23-year-old twins Rebeika Powell and Kayetie Powell Melcho ... read more »

Top 15 Fugitive Taken Into Custody

Dec 08, 2016

Fugitive apprehension agents with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections Office of the Inspector General arrested Wesley Ross on Wednesday, only a week after being added to the agency’s Top 15 Fugitive list. Intelligence gathered on Ross made it known he was looking for a labor job paying ... read more »

Christmas Wish Date Change

Dec 08, 2016

Arvest Bank and Bartlesville Radio are currently taking nominations for a family or a single person who deserves a wish come true this holiday season. Submissions for The Magic of a Christmas Wish have been coming in, but the due date has been extended. The new end date for submissions is Decem ... read more »

Ramona Train Derails

Dec 07, 2016

A minor train derailment has occurred in Ramona that has blocked the northern 2 crossings in town, 2 southern crossing remain open. No injuries or property damage other than the 3 sand cars that derailed. Please plan for alternate routes in Ramona if your morning travels normally use the effected ... read more »

AG Pruitt Headlines Chamber Forum

Dec 08, 2016

Oklahoma's Attorney General and EPA Secretary Nominee for the Trump Administration gave a Bartlesville audience a hint of how he would run the Federal agency Thusday morning.  Responding to a global warming-related question, Pruitt answered the question by referencing the governing legis ... read more »

No Injuries Reported from Ramona Derailment

Dec 08, 2016

Authorities say no one was injured after three train cars carrying sand derailed from the railroad tracks in northern Oklahoma.      The derailment happened late Wednesday in Ramona. Ramona police say Osage and Quapaw streets at the railroad crossings are shut down in the ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Attacking His Wife

Dec 07, 2016

A $50,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville who allegedly attacked his wife and threaten to kill her.  29-year old Michael Anthony Stewart is charged with domestic assault and battery by strangulation, domestic assault and battery, and threaten to perform an act of violence.  Bartles ... read more »

Pruitt To Join Trump

Dec 07, 2016

Attorney General Scott Pruitt will be joining President-Elect Donald Trump as the head of his Environmental Protection Agency Team. This was announced by a member of Trump's team. Pruitt had been rumored to be joining Trumps transition team. Pruitt will be speaking Thursday morning at the ... read more »

City Council Hears From OMPA

Dec 07, 2016

This week at the meeting of the Pawhuska City Council, Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority or OMPA representative Drake Rice provided an OMPA update. Rice stated that OMPA is serving and providing power for 42 cities across Oklahoma, and with the recent improvements to their power systems they sho ... read more »

Festival of the Nativity

Dec 07, 2016

The Father Lynch Hall will be the new host for the Festival of the Nativity. The tradition is returning for its sixth year in Bartlesville and is hoping to have more than 500 Nativity scenes on display. Melanie Bayles, a committee chair for the Festival of the Nativity, says they want to dis ... read more »