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OKWU Softball Sweeps Another Series

Apr 24, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan softball continues to be the hottest team around after completing another series sweep over Bethel. The Lady Eagles knocked off the Threshers, 1-0 and 6-4 in doubleheader on Tuesday. OKWU shined on the mound once again in game one. Junior hurler Asleigh Capps threw four no-h ... read more »

First Degree Murder Charge in Connection with Overdose Death

Apr 24, 2018

Attorney General Mike Hunter, with the Tulsa Police Department and the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office, announced a first degree murder charge on an alleged Tulsa drug dealer in connection with an overdose death.   29-year-old Taylor Rogers, is accused of selling heroin ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Picks Up DUI

Apr 24, 2018

A woman who failed to yield for an emergency vehicle caught the attention of  law enforcement and led to an arrest. Karen Barkley stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of drving under the influence for an incident that occurred early Tuesday morning. &n ... read more »

Governor Fallin Signs Bill For Hemp Pilot Program

Apr 24, 2018

Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill that creates a pilot program, overseen by state agriculture officials and Oklahoma's higher education institutions, allowing permits to grow industrial hemp.   House Bill 2913 creates the Oklahoma Industrial Hemp Agricultural Pilot Program. The ... read more »

Former Tulsa Man Sentenced For Fraud

Apr 24, 2018

39-year-old Shawn Christopher Gorrell, formerly of Tulsa and now of Montana, has been sentenced to 64 months in prison on each of the 3 counts of wire fraud a jury found Gorrell committed and 60 months in prison on the 3 tax evasion counts. All prison sentences are to run concurrently with one an ... read more »

Accident On Silverlake

Apr 23, 2018

An accident has been reported at the roundabout on Silverlake Road and Price Road. Fire, Police and EMS are on the scene, and it is blocking the roundabout.  Please avoid the area if possible. ... read more »

Alcohol and Drug Deaths Rise in Oklahoma

Apr 23, 2018

A new study shows that the rate of alcohol and drug related deaths in Oklahoma has increased by 3.3-percent over the last decade.   According to alcohol.org, Oklahoma ranks 15th in the country with the most alcohol or drug related deaths, and amphetamine caused deaths are the highest ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Larceny of a Vehicle

Apr 23, 2018

A motorcycle recovered more than two weeks after it was reported stolen led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. Joshua Fabri stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a larceny of a vehicle charge for an incident that occurred in late March. According to an af ... read more »

20th Annual Oklahoma Small Business Day

Apr 23, 2018

Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb announced the 20th Annual Oklahoma Small Business Day will be held Wednesday, May 1 at the state Capitol.    The event will feature legislative updates from Speaker of the House Charles McCall and Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz, and the ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meet Monday

Apr 23, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning where several forms were approved that will further projects along this summer.  All three commissioners noted that preparation work will be started this week for the summer.  Commissioner Mike Bouvier says that ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Bridge Beam Sale

Apr 23, 2018

A sale of bridge beams was among the agenda items approved at Monday’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners.   District 1 commissioner Curtis Barnes chose to sell the beams to Oilfield Pipe and Supply for $10,701.16 after receiving multiple bids. The beams are coming off ... read more »

Commissions Submit for Equipment Bids and Approve Purchases

Apr 23, 2018

Equipment was the name of the game at the Monday morning meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners. First on the agenda was the open and awarding of bids for a used dump truck year 2000 or newer, this item was rebid as bids failed to meet specifications previously. The dump truck ... read more »

Nowata Superintendent Ashlock Plans Resignation

Apr 23, 2018

The Nowata School Board has planned an executive session as part of the agenda for Wednesday night's meeting.  The agenda calls for the board to go behind closed doors to talk about the resignation of Superintendent, Leon Ashlock and to discuss a timeline for hiring a new superintendent. ... read more »

Operation Clean House A Success Despite Wet Conditions

Apr 21, 2018

The wet weather did not discourage Washington County residents from taking advantage of the annual Operation Clean House on Saturday. Operation Clean House a free, countywide event for Washington County residents to dispose of hazardous household and automotive goods without risk to the environme ... read more »

Your OAB Website Of The Year

Apr 21, 2018

The Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters held it's annual awards banquet on Friday night in Tulsa.   Among the numerous winners, our stations KWON, KYFM, KRIG and KPGM picked up two awards.   KWON was awarded the Community Service Award for outstanding commitment to ... read more »