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Shoplifting and Meth Charges Against Sandberg

Jul 16, 2018

42 year-old Jeremiah Chad Sandberg of Bartlesville is charged with shoplifting and possession of methamphetamine.  According to a court affidavit, an officer was called to Bartlesville's Wal-Mart on Saturday afternoon regarding someone shoplifting a pair of headphones.   &n ... read more »

DeShields Chartged with Domestic Abuse

Jul 16, 2018

A Washington County judge set Bond at 50 thousand dollars on 29 year-old Brian Gene DeShields of Bartlesville Monday afternoon.  DeShields is charged with domestic abuse after a former conviction.   A Bartlesville police officer was sent to a home in the 500 block of Cumberland ... read more »

Washington County Accepts Road Overlay Bids

Jul 16, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners opened bids for an overlay project on County Road 2200 Monday morning.  District 3 commissioner, Mike Dunlap says they received three bids.   The board expects to award the bid next week. ... read more »

Bartlesville Radio KWON Auction

Jul 16, 2018

The annual KWON Auction is coming up on the last Saturday of July, and this year that Saturday is July 28th. The Auction will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey, and will start at 9a.m. this year instead of starting at 10a.m. like years past. The doors will be open at 8 o&r ... read more »

School Board Will Accept Benson's Resignation

Jul 15, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board will accept Nikki Benson's resignation from the board Monday night.  Benson announced last week that she was moving out of the boundaries for her seat 6 on the board.  The board will also take action on an athletic training services agreement.  Mon ... read more »

Washington County Board to Acknowledge Retirements

Jul 15, 2018

Washington County Commissioners will approve the retirement of Sheriff's K-9 Officer AYKO Monday morning. The board will also act on a letter to Janet Vermilion and to Erin Rainey acknowledging their retirement from the county Free Fair Board.  The board will open bids for the County Roa ... read more »

Man Arrested After Smuggling Drugs Into Jail

Jul 12, 2018

A Bartlesville man with an active warrant was arrested and then additional charges were tacked on when he attempted to smuggle drugs into jail. Rickye Brown stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of smuggling contraband into jail. According to affidavit, an o ... read more »

Several Arraigned in Washington County on Friday

Jul 13, 2018

Several individuals were arraigned on criminal charges at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. 43-year-old Stacey Bergstrom was arraigned on charges of violating the Oklahoma Sex Offender Registration Act. Bergstrom is a convicted level three aggravated sex offender for an incident tha ... read more »

Inhofe talks about SCOTUS Nomination

Jul 13, 2018

  Friday Morning on KWON’s Community Connection - US Senator Jim Inhofe was able to share how he feels about the upcoming Supreme Court nominee confirmation. Senator Inhoff spoke to the character of Nominee Brett Kavanaugh, - and how he will most likely be placed on the court. ... read more »

Planet Fitness Grand Opening Well Attended

Jul 13, 2018

A large crowd attended Thursday night's Planet Fitness grand opening at the Eastland Shopping Center.  Marketing Manager for Planet Fitness, Chris Epper says when you look at the number of people who came out on a warm night in Bartlesville, it shows there is a lot of interest in what Pl ... read more »

Union State Bank Ceremonial Groundbreaking

Jul 12, 2018

Bartlesville will have some more banking options in the next 6-7 months. Union State Bank had its ceremonial groundbreaking this morning at the corner of its future location of Nowata and Swan. Union State Bank already has a presence in Bartlesville, but is planning on the new location se ... read more »

Rocky Bevard Appointed Interim Police Director

Jul 13, 2018

The search continues for a new police chief following the retirement of chief Tom Holland, who retired July 6th. Capt. Rocky Bevard has been appointed interim operational director until a new chief is appointed.   Steps were taken to begin the process to replace Holland after he anno ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Arrest Three on Stolen Credit Cards

Jul 13, 2018

Bartlesville Police have made three arrest in connection to the recent Larceny from Vehicles.  According to Captain Jay Hastings, Officers stopperd 18 year old D’Rayvion Todd, 18 year old Colton Viles and 18 year old Gavin Jones Thursday Afternoon. Detectives had developed the three as ... read more »

Caney Man Arrested After Nowata County Chase

Jul 12, 2018

A police chase on Wednesday that started in Nowata County and ended in front of a liquor store in Bartlesville has led to an arrest. 19-year-old Collin Wright of Caney, Kansas was booked into the Nowata County Jail on charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. According to an affi ... read more »

Benson to Resign; District 6 Seat Open

Jul 12, 2018

After eight years of service on the Bartlesville Board of Education Nikki Benson is set to announce her resignation. Benson is giving her up District 6 seat because she is moving out of that board district which covers the southeast portion of the school district. Benson’s resignation i ... read more »