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County Sells Tax Properties

Mar 30, 2015

The Osage County Board of County Commissioners met Monday, March 30, for a brief meeting during which most was standard procedure.   Osage County local Eddy Lee once again procured several tax properties from the county. Two tax lots in Pawhuska and four in Hominy. Lee has procured s ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Talk Infrastructure

Mar 30, 2015

Infrastructure repairs and agreements with ODOT for projects were major topics of discussion during the special meeting of the Washington County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning. Mike Dunlap, District 3 Commissioner, talked about two projects, one on Road NS4030 over Green Lake Creek. The ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Sheriff's Budget

Mar 30, 2015

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday morning discussed the funding problems at the Sheriff's Office.  Commissioner Chairman Doug Sonenberg said officials are keeping a close eye on the situation.  Officials will have a good idea on the finances when the appropriations comes in nex ... read more »

Nowata County Sets Clean-Up Event

Mar 30, 2015

Nowata County will host two major cleanup events on Saturday, April 11th.  In collaboration with The Great American Cleanup and the Keep Oklahoma Beautiful initiatives that will last all of the after-Easter weekend.  The county will host activities on Saturday, April 11th from 8 to 4. A ... read more »

KWON Radio Repeats as Station of the Year, Non-Metro, by OAB

Mar 27, 2015

KWON radio was recognized for as one of the top radio stations in the state Friday night at the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters awards ceremony.  In addition to the Non-Metro Radio Station of the Year Award -- which is a repeat from the Non-Metro Radio Station of the Year award fro ... read more »

Skiatook Police Looking for Armed Robber

Mar 27, 2015

A Dollar General Store in Skiatook was robbed Thursday night. Police say the robbery occurred at about 10 P.M. Police say a man in his 20s and wearing a black hoodie, showed a firearm and demanded money from a clerk. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Officers canvassed the area and ... read more »

Students Bring Faith-Based Entertainment to Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Mar 27, 2015

A fairly new course of study at Oklahoma Wesleyan University teaches students about business in the music world. Two students in the Music Business class talked to KWON's Charlie Taraboletti about an upcoming event at the University.   958YP   Yulia Pashchenko also s ... read more »

Bartlesville Civic Ballet to Portray Every Little Girl's Dream this April

Mar 27, 2015

The Bartlesville Civic Ballet's spring production could take over as every little girl in Bartlesville dream, replacing Elsa, the princess from the movie “Frozen.” Cinderella will be presented at the Bartlesville Community Center during the last weekend of April. A fundraiser even ... read more »

Ramona Man Arrested On Lewd Charges

Mar 27, 2015

A $150,000 bond has been set for a Ramona man who allegedly abused two young girls in a sexual matter.  72-year old Charles Malcom Simpson is charged with lewd or indecent acts to a child under 16, two counts of performing lewd act in presence of a minor, and child sexual abuse.  Accord ... read more »

Two Court Cases Set For April 1st

Mar 27, 2015

Two Washington County criminal cases are scheduled to be on the April 1st formal arraignment docket.  Steven Lee Adair is accused of killing his wife, Crystal Sue Adair and a man 23-year Charles Edward Lee back in September of 2014.  Bartlesville police found Lee dead and found Adair wi ... read more »

Legislation on Texting Ban Still Moving Forward

Mar 27, 2015

While state legislators are working to get a balanced budget, they are also creating, discussing and voting on legislation. A ban on texting while driving was one of Governor Mary Fallin's directives in her State of the State Address in February. State Senator John Ford said there's a rea ... read more »

State Legislators Working to Preserve Education Funding

Mar 27, 2015

The state of Oklahoma is facing a $611 million budget deficit.  State legislators are working hard to preserve education funding.  Freshman Representative Travis Dunlap said that general education receives 35 % of the allocated budget and when you add in higher education and career tech ... read more »

Sand Springs Identified as Only Fatality of Wednesday's Tornado

Mar 27, 2015

The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of the man killed in Wednesday's tornado in Sand Springs at the River Oaks Mobile Home Park. Officials say 41-year-old Arian Christopher Lakey lost his life in what has been determined to be an EF2 tornado. That tornado hit the ... read more »

Accident Kills Owasso Driver

Mar 26, 2015

An Owasso man is dead as a result of a Wednesday night accident.   The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that 29 year-old Brandon JonJock was northbound on Sheridan about 2-tenths of a mile north of 86th St. North in Tulsa County at about 11:20.  His pickup went off the roadway to th ... read more »

Governor Fallin Declares Emergency

Mar 26, 2015

Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for 25 counties due to tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding.      The storms crossed the state Wednesday and left at least one person dead when what is believed to have been a tornado struck a mobile ... read more »