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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 »

Baton Rouge Collection

Aug 23, 2016

A former Bartlesville physician is collecting and distributing money to flood victims in Baton Rouge. Dr. Ralph McLaury and his wife Pat are taking in funds and laundry, as well as sheetrock. Because there were 35 inches of rain, the sheetrock is needed. 100% of the funds and items will b ... read more »

Governor Fallin Approves Ballot Questions

Aug 23, 2016

Gov. Mary Fallin has signed election proclamations that place five state questions on the Nov. 8th general election ballot. Fallin signed the proclamations on Tuesday ahead of Friday's deadline for the governor to complete paperwork for the general election ballot. The ballot qu ... read more »

Vinita Teen Arrested in Shooting Death

Aug 23, 2016

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the shooting death of a Vinita woman. The agency said earlier that a 38-year-old woman was found dead in her home Monday after her step-son walked into the Vinita Police Department about 7:30 a.m. Monday ... read more »

Accident on Highway 60

Aug 22, 2016

There has been a reported accident on East Highway 60 towards Nowata. The accident reportedly involves a motorcycle and another vehicle, and Life Flight is en route. ... read more »

New License Plate

Aug 22, 2016

Governor Marry Fallin unveiled the new license plate design for the state of Oklahoma, titled “Explore Oklahoma.” The plate is light blue with the state bird, a scissor-tailed flycatcher, in white, in the middle. At the bottom of the plate is the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Rec ... read more »