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Local Lake Levels Still Full

Jun 22, 2018

Area lakes continue to retain their fullness this summer thanks to some rains.   According to Senior Administrative Assistant to Director of Water Utilities, Marcy Koester, Hula lake is currently at 733.23, which is at 103.2% capacity.   Hudson lake is a little less than ... read more »

Fugitive Friday

Jun 22, 2018

Jennifer Stephens walked away from Turley Residential Center in Tulsa on June 13. She is believed to be in the Oklahoma City metro area. Stephens is described as white, about 6-feet tall, and weighing about 176 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  When she walked away, she was se ... read more »

Early Voting Continues on the Oklahoma Primary

Jun 22, 2018

Early voting continues at your county election board office.  As of mid-morning on Friday, more than 800 ballots had been processed.  Most people voting will mark two ballots -- one for the non-partisan District Court Judges and the medical marijuana question, and another for their part ... read more »

Supreme Court Calls Tax Petition Invalid

Jun 22, 2018

The Oklahoma Supreme Court says an initiative petition that would overturn a package of tax hikes for funding teacher pay raises and public schools is invalid.   The court ordered the initiative petition not appear on an election ballot.     The bill raises som ... read more »

Three Injured in Thursday Accident

Jun 22, 2018

Bartlesville's Fire Fighters and Ambulance personnel used their training and skills Thursday to rescue three people who were trapped inside a vehicle involved in a traffic accident. The accident occurred at 5:45 Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Hazel Road and Madison. Two people were ... read more »

E911 Question Among Measures on Nowata County Ballot

Jun 21, 2018

Nowata County is one of a handful of counties in Oklahoma that does not E911 services. The enhanced services allow first responders better access to the origin of an emergency phone call. The proposition that will go in front of Nowata County voters for the upcoming primary election will esta ... read more »

Attorney General Hunter Files Against Wind Catcher

Jun 21, 2018

Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed a motion in support of the city of Bixby and concerned area landowners, who are opposing the newly planned route of the Wind Catcher project’s power line.   The new route was pursued after Public Service Company of Oklahoma's original ... read more »

Sex Offender Violates Registration Act

Jun 21, 2018

A convicted level three aggravated sex offender was arrested in Bartlesville after failing to register. Vincent Willis was convicted of making lewd or indecent proposals to a minor in Tahlequah in 2010. He appeared on Thursday at the Washington County Courthouse and was arraigned on two counts. ... read more »

New Assistant Principal Named at BHS

Jun 21, 2018

The Bartlesville Board of Education approved hiring Michael Harp as an Assistant Principal at Bartlesville High School. Harp has been a band director for nine years, and for the last four years he has served as the Director of Bands for Carl Albert High School, a class 5A school in the Mid-Del sy ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman in Custody After Assaulting Mother

Jun 20, 2018

A Bartlesville woman was arrested after allegedly punching her mother in the face. Tiffany Hill made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing a charge a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery for an incident that occurred on Tuesday. According to an affidavit, ... read more »

Firefighters Injured, but OK

Jun 20, 2018

After a fire in Nowata broke out this morning, reports came in of two firefighters who were taken for medical treatment.   Linda Whickham, the mother of one of the firefighters, says that her son was banged up, but was released from the hospital.   Whickham says that she ... read more »

Fire in Rural Nowata County

Jun 20, 2018

A large house caught fire in rural Nowata County on Wednesday morning. The blaze in a rural location near Road 405 and Road 19. According to the Nowata Fire Department the house is considered a total loss.  A Nowata Firefighter was taken to the Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartles ... read more »

CMT Cast to Visit Kiddie Park

Jun 20, 2018

Cast members of the Children's Musical Theater for the Little Mermaid production will be performing at Kiddie Park on Saturday, June 30 at 7:30 for park goers.   This will be a first time visit for the CMT, and Jan Watt says the cast is excited to share parts of the show. &nb ... read more »

Coffeyville Police Execute Search Warrant

Jun 20, 2018

An investigation into drug activity and recently break-ins at businesses leads to a search of a Coffeyville home.  Police Chief Kwin Bromley spoke with our news partner KGGF News at the scene at 1005 West 10th Street.   Bromley says those five will be taken into custody for ques ... read more »

Kevin Stitt has Problems

Jun 20, 2018

What does it tell you when you hear that a candidate who is asking for your vote hasn't voted?  According to the Tulsa World, candidate for governor, Kevin Stitt did not vote in at least the last four elections for governor.     The Tulsa World reports Stit ... read more »