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Runoff Recount Requested

Aug 26, 2016

A retired university professor who trailed his opponent by just 40 votes in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat is seeking a recount in the race. Democrat Tom Guild filed a petition for recount in his race against former state Sen. Al McAffrey, who led by 40 vot ... read more »

Murder Suspect Arrested

Aug 26, 2016

A suspect in a Texas Murder has been arrested. While traveling through Tulsa on a bus, 18-year-old Eric Cavazos was taken into custody Thursday at the bus station by members of the Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force. Cavazos is wanted on a first-degree murder warrant in Bear County, ... read more »

Shimko Preliminary Hearing Set

Aug 26, 2016

A Dewey man who was arrested in July in connection with his 64-year old grandmother's death, has a preliminary hearing scheduled for November 3rd.  Donald Wayne Shimko The Third is charged with first degree murder. According to a court document, Dewey police received a call from Shi ... read more »

Morrison Sentencing Delayed

Aug 25, 2016

A Ramona man who is accused of attacking a 17-year boy in September of 2015 was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday afternoon, but it has been delayed.  The sentencing hearing is now scheduled for September 9th.  Charlie Chester Morrison The Second is charged with assault and battery wit ... read more »

Legislators Travel to Bartlesville For Golf Event

Aug 25, 2016

CHAMBER GOLF TOURNAMENT TODAY  8/25/16 1 PM  CHARLIE The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce had a full card for its 37th-annual Legislative Golf Tournament on Thursday.  Jim Dunlap started the tournament 36 years ago while he was a freshman state representative after att ... read more »

Insurance Department Charges Two Former Owasso Agents

Aug 25, 2016

An Owasso couple is charged with exploitation of an elderly person for fraudulently taking over an 89-year-old man's financial affairs. Former insurance agents 78 year-old Sterling Messer and 60 year-old Billie Messer cashed $15,189 worth of checks from the victim's bank account. The vict ... read more »

Rabin Withdraws Council Bid

Aug 25, 2016

Joel Rabin has announced he is withdrawing his bid for the Ward four seat on the Bartlesville City Council.  Rabin made the announcement Thursday morning by email.  Rabin says he is making the announcement with regret and deep disappointment.  Rabin says with more than 70 perce ... read more »

Boys and Girls Club Breaks Ground for New Facility

Aug 24, 2016

Board members, fund-raisers, architects, and building-builders turned over ceremonial shovels of dirt Wednesday afternoon as the Bartlesville Boys and Girls Club broke ground for the new C. J. "Pete" Silas Boys and Girls Club.  Capital Committee Co-chairs Mike May and and Glenn Cox ... read more »

Osage Nation Receives Bluestem Ranch Property

Aug 24, 2016

Ownership of the 43-thousand acre Bluestem Ranch has been transferred to the Osage Nation.   Federal dignitaries, Osage Nation officials, and the Chief Executive Officer of Turner Enterprises gathered on the ranch Wednesday to mark the occasion.  Principal Chief of the Osage Nati ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Kidnapping

Aug 24, 2016

A $750,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly was involved in a kidnapping of a woman back in July of this year.  47-year old Anthony Paul Ornder is charged with kidnapping, two counts of possession of a weapon, and possession of methamphetamine.  Bartlesville police ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Attacking Ex-Wife

Aug 24, 2016

A $50,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly attacked his ex-wife.  William Elton Littlesun, Jr. is charged with domestic abuse assault and battery.  Bartlesville police were called to a home in the 5100 block of Southeast Manning where they found the suspect sitting ... read more »

Boys & Girls Plan Groundbreaking Ceremony

Aug 23, 2016

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday at 4 p.m. for The Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville. Their facility, the C.J. “Pete” Silas Boys & Girls Club, at 401 S. Seminole Avenue will begin construction. The project includes a 30,000 square foot building, an outdoor b ... read more »

BRTA Approves Budget

Aug 23, 2016

Monday afternoon the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority met for the Monthly regularly scheduled meeting. BRTA Executive Director Chris Wilson provided the end of year financial report, a thorough review of the fiscal year 2017 budget, as well as the directors report. Residential Redevelop ... read more »

Bartlesville Voters Approve Bond Proposals

Aug 23, 2016

Bartlesville voters came out Tuesday in support of their teachers and the local school system to approve a 19.4 million dollar bond proposal.  Question number one passed with 4,081 yes votes to 1,776 no votes for 69.68 percent of participating voters saying yes.  A transportation bond p ... read more »

Accident on Highway 75

Aug 23, 2016

There has been a reported two car accident on U.S. Highway 75 and Green Country Road. Please avoid if possible. More on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 when it becomes available. ... read more »