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Representative Sears Talks About Funding for Pinnacle Plan

Mar 05, 2015

A court-ordered reform to Oklahoma's child welfare system will be funded for the 2016 fiscal year according to Bartlesville Representative Earl Sears, despite the state's budget shortfall. The Pinnacle Plan, which was created in 2012, is aimed at helping DHS improve services and outco ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

Mar 05, 2015

District Judge Curtis DeLapp sentenced 31-year-old Carl Justin Holder to seven years on charges of child neglect and drug possession charges on Wednesday. Holder was charged in the case on April 28th, 2014. Court documents show that Bartlesville Police found Holder sitting in a vehicle with marij ... read more »

Owasso City Council Awards Street Improvements Contract

Mar 05, 2015

A local company has been awarded a street improvements contract by the Owasso City Council. The contract, worth close to one million dollars ($972,418.50), was awarded to Becco Contractors, Inc. by a unanimous vote during Tuesday night's City Council meeting. The contract includes a $110,490 ... read more »

Cherokees to Cut Ribbon for Casino

Mar 05, 2015

The Cherokee Nation is preparing for the opening of its latest casino and has hired more than 100 employees to work at the new operation.      Cherokee Principal Chief Bill John Baker is expected to join other tribal leaders Thursday to commemorate the opening of the new ... read more »

Lankford Wants Obama to Clarify Immigration Statements

Mar 05, 2015

Oklahoma's Senator James Lankford says he needs clarification from the President on his announced immigration policy.  Lankford serves on the Immigration and Homeland Security Committees in the senate.  President Obama has announced that people who enter the country illegally won ... read more »

Adair Gets New Court Date

Mar 04, 2015

A Bartlesville man who is accused of killing his wife and another man was scheduled to be on the formal arraignment docket Wednesday morning was passed to April 1st.  Steven Lee Adair is charged with two counts of first degree murder, assault and battery with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, and ... read more »

Area Roads Dryer than Expected

Mar 04, 2015

The weather today was not as dire as expected and Bartlesville streets are in pretty good shape as of 4 this afternoon. Public Works Director Keith Henry said his crews are still on the streets. Many churches have canceled their Wednesday night services. To see the complete list, click on the ... read more »

Bartlesville Animal Control Officer Works to Help Chained Dogs

Mar 04, 2015

In a continuing effort to get dogs off the chain and inside a fence, Bartlesville Animal Control Officer Rita Harvey is trying to raise the funds to do just that. Harvey has been an Officer for 15 years. The money raised will go towards building fences for low income people who have dogs chained ... read more »

Price Tower Tours a Great Way to See Bartlesville

Mar 04, 2015

When visitors come to Bartlesville, a must-see is the Price Tower. You'll get a good look at what is the only skyscraper designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The upper historic floors are almost exactly as they were in 1956, according to Marketing Director Amy Haley. You can tour the tower for ... read more »

Washington County Junior Livestock Show Begins Thursday

Mar 04, 2015

The Washington County Junior Livestock Show gets underway on Thursday with the Swine Show beginning at 12 noon. OSU Extension Adviser, Jake Mealman, says that Friday is the big day.   Mealman says that Saturday is the Barbeque Dinner, followed by awards and the big sale. &nb ... read more »

Caney, Kansas Primary Election Results

Mar 04, 2015

Voters in Caney, Kansas went to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the only primary election in Montgomery, Kansas.  Four options were available on the ballot: incumbent Carol McClure and challengers, Kenith Butts, Rick pell and Russell Wade.  The two top vote getters, McClure with 201 vot ... read more »

Owasso Voters Approve Seven Questions

Mar 04, 2015

Owasso voters passed all seven of the questions that were on Tuesday's ballot.  A utility franchise agreement passed with nearly 88 percent of participating voters saying yes.  Six proposed charter amendments passed. The margins varied from 68.3 percent to 91.4 percent but each of t ... read more »

AG Pruitt To Argue Obamacare to Supremes

Mar 04, 2015

Insurance coverage for millions of people is at issue today when the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the latest challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul. Oklahoma's Attorney General Scott Pruitt says he will be there to help argue the state's case.   The ... read more »

KRIG at the Osage County Junior Livestock Show

Mar 04, 2015

From March 3rd to March 6th the Osage County 4-H and OSU Extension will be hosting the Osage County Junior Livestock Show at the Clarence L. Brantley Indoor Arena at the Osage County Fairgrounds. Today, March 4th the shows began and 104.9 KRIG was there broadcasting live. The Gilt Show start ... read more »

Dewey Public School Board Chooses Officers

Mar 03, 2015

The Dewey Public School Board chose officers for the upcoming school year. The Board President remained the same with Chad Williams nominated for another year. Amy LaSpisa was Board Clerk. She was nominated and accepted the position of Vice President. Ryan Hickey was named as Clerk for the upcomi ... read more »