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Murray is the 2020 Kiss or Miss Grand Prize Winner

Feb 15, 2020

Katherine Murray is the winner of KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM’s 2020 Kiss or Miss Grand Prize Sweetheart drawing. As the winner, Murray (pictured) gets a bouquet of flowers from Flowerland, a spa package from Hill Dermatology (worth $500), and one dozen cupcakes from Cupcake Bar & Bakery. M ... read more »

Murder, Suicide Occurs in Dewey Late Thursday Night

Feb 14, 2020

The Dewey Police Department requested assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation early Friday morning because a murder and suicide occurred in Dewey. Brooke Arbeitman, the OSBI's Public Information Officer, said the incident started Thursday when the Dewey Police Departmen ... read more »

Commissioners to Considered Letters on Free Fair, More

Feb 15, 2020

A letter of understanding for engagement between Tuner & Associates and the Washington County Board of Health, 2019-2020 Financial Statements and 2020-2021 Estimate of Needs will be considered in the next Washington County Commissioners meeting. Also in the meeting, a resolution and publi ... read more »

Highway Crash Near Talala Kills Coffeyville Man

Feb 15, 2020

A Coffeyville, KS man is dead following a fatality collision just before 8 am Friday on US169 at County Road 300 northbound approximately 3.5 miles north of Talala, OK in Rogers County. A 2007 Kenworth Semi driven by Kyle Ames, 32, of Delaware, OK was traveling northbound US169 when a 2007 Hy ... read more »

Bartlesville Junior Brockman Pages for Rep. Fincher

Feb 14, 2020

Michael Brockman, a junior at Bartlesville High School, paged for State Rep. Derrel Fincher (R-Bartlesville) at the State Capitol the week of Feb. 10th-13th, 2020. House pages run messages to legislators while they are in the chamber debating policy and voting on measures. Pages also particip ... read more »

Jury Finds Cox Guilty of Lewd Molestation, Rape

Feb 14, 2020

A guilty verdict was returned on all three counts in the State of Oklahoma’s case against John Thomas Cox. Cox was convicted of two counts of lewd molestation and one count of rape in the second degree. Jury deliberations continued into Thursday evening before a decision was reached. Ea ... read more »

Mardi Gras 2020 to Take Place in Bartlesville Soon

Feb 14, 2020

Get ready to keep good times rolling with Mardi Gras 2020 in Bartlesville! The 42nd Bartlesville Mardi Gras Party runs from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22nd at St. John's Father Lynch Hall, which is located at 8th Street and Keeler Avenue in downtown Bartlesville. Laura Walto ... read more »

Pawhuska Being Promoted Across the State

Feb 14, 2020

The Pioneer Woman Mercantile has meant more attention being focused on the city of Pawhuska. In the state of Oklahoma, news networks out of Tulsa and Oklahoma City have covered the Osage County area extensively, but Executive Director for the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, Joni Nash says a televis ... read more »

Washington County Democratic Party Joins Chamber

Feb 14, 2020

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the Washington County Democratic Party in front of the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Depot located at 201 SW Keeler Avenue on Tuesday morning. Karen Wollman, the treasurer for the Washington County Democratic Party, said they are stoked to be a member ... read more »

Certificate for County Storm Shelter Grant Approved

Feb 14, 2020

A State of Oklahoma Emergency Management project completion certificate and final reimbursement acceptance was presented by Eric Ashlock with Washington County Emergency Management to the County Commissioners this week. Ashlock said the project completion certificate was for the County's ... read more »

Governor's Prayer Breakfast in Bartlesville Tuesday

Feb 14, 2020

The first Governor’s Prayer Breakfast “United Through Prayer” is scheduled for 7 a.m. Feb. 18 at the Bartlesville Community Center.   Deb Cook, local coordinator, tells us Bartlesville has been chosen as a host for this live-stream simulcast event, which will start ... read more »

Capitol Call: Teachers and Guns and a Whole Lot More

Feb 14, 2020

Friday's Capitol Call on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 presented by Phillips 66 was highlighted by talk of a bill that could arm certain teachers in our local Schools.   School teachers in Oklahoma with a gun license will be able to carry firearms into their classrooms with district a ... read more »

Courthouse Committee Could be Formed Monday

Feb 16, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska next Tuesday in observance of President’s Day. The commissioners will consider forming a committee to see how much interest there is across the county in making a new courth ... read more »

County Absentee Ballot Applications Available Now

Feb 14, 2020

Voters in Washington County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the Tuesday, March 3rd, Presidential Preferential Primary and the Special County Election should apply now. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5:00 p.m. on Wedne ... read more »

County Election Board Talks Presidential Preferential

Feb 14, 2020

Oklahoma’s Presidential Preferential Primary and the Special Washington County election is scheduled for March 3. Here is what you need to know: • Voters must be a registered member of the party for which they intend to cast a ballot. (For example, Republicans may vote in the Repub ... read more »