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Man Arrested For Damage Hotel Room

Mar 28, 2017

A Bartlesville man is in custody after he allegedly damaged a window at Price Tower.  30-year old Denton William Gage is charged with malicious injury to property, breaking and entering, and public intoxication.  An employee at the Price Tower told Bartlesville police that he saw G ... read more »

DA Discusses Campaign Signs

Mar 28, 2017

The first matter discussed at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners was not on the agenda for Monday morning. Osage County District Attorney Rex Duncan wished to inform the public, that as the current political campaign comes to a close, it is still illegal to remove polit ... read more »

March City Sales Tax Down

Mar 28, 2017

City of Bartlesville sales tax numbers for March is down.  It may have been the worst figures that the city has faced in a long time.  City officials were surprised about the results.  Administrative Director/CFO Mike Bailey said that sales tax for March of this year is over $170,0 ... read more »

Chicken Recall

Mar 28, 2017

Several consumers have had complaints about metal objects being found in ready to eat chicken products that were previously verified by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. This has lead to a recall on Thursday of approximately 933,272 pounds of breaded chicken products that could be ... read more »

US 75 Accident

Mar 28, 2017

An accident occurred on Monday evening on US 75 just south of CR 7, approximately one mile north of Copan, in Washington County. 26-year-old Laci Graham of Caney, KS was transported by Bartlesville EMS to Jane Phillips Hospital after striking a trailer in her 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe. She was admit ... read more »

Washington County Accident

Mar 28, 2017

An accident occurred on Sunday morning just four miles North and three miles East of Copan on a county road in Washington County. 21-year-old Alex Solis-Rangell from Tulsa was transported by Life Flight air ambulance to St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa with head, trunk internal, and leg injur ... read more »

Accidental Shooting

Mar 28, 2017

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says an accidental shooting cost an 8-year-old boy his life. It happened Sunday in Ochelata. Sgt. Jon Copeland says a 15-year-old boy was showing the younger boy some guns when a shotgun fell over and discharged.   The News On 6 reports that ... read more »

Washington County Deputy Saves Man From Burning Car

Mar 28, 2017

On Sunday, Washington County Sherrif's Deputies responded to a possible injury accident in the area of West 300 Road and the South curves near North 4020 Road. Just a few minutes after the initial call went out, dispatch advised that the car was on fire and the driver was still inside th ... read more »

Fallin Sets Dates For Special Election

Mar 28, 2017

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has set the dates for a special election to fill the seat of a former state senator who stepped down while facing felony prostitution charges involving a 17-year-old boy.   A special general election will be held Sept. 12 to fill the seat in south Oklahoma City ... read more »

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects Medical Marijuana

Mar 28, 2017

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected a proposed rewrite of a ballot question on medical marijuana that was submitted by the state Attorney General's office.   In a 7-1 ruling on Monday, the state's highest court rejected the proposed rewrite that supporters of the medical mari ... read more »

U.S. 75 Bridge Project Delayed

Mar 27, 2017

There's a delay of the U.S. Highway 75 bridge project near Eastland Shopping Center.  Apparently, there are some issues with the beams.  During KWON City Matters program, city engineer Micah Siemers explained the situation. The project is an Oklahoma Department of Transportatio ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners

Mar 27, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning to approve several contracts throughout the county. The commissioners approved a contract for inmate phone services, a three-year lease document for Washington County computers, and a rene ... read more »

County Commissioners Hear PSO Presentation

Mar 27, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday morning heard a presentation from PSO's Michael Gordon concerning a peek performance summer energy efficiency program.  With the summer months approaching, county officials are trying to find a way to save those electric bills on county facilities.& ... read more »

Boy Found Dead

Mar 27, 2017

An Ochelata 8-year-old boy may have been accidentally shot and killed.  Currently, the investigation is still ongoing and no official report has been released yet. We will update this story as information becomes available. ... read more »

Grandson of Frank Phillips Dead

Mar 27, 2017

The last surviving grandchild of Frank Phillips has died. The 87-year-old Robert B. Phillips died in February. Phillips was a longtime Tulsa resident and founder of the Phillips Agency, an advertising and public relations firm. He was the son of John G. Phillips, the only son of Jane and Fra ... read more »