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Washington County Board of Commissioners Meet On Monday

Apr 02, 2018

The Washington County Commissioners met on Monday morning at 9 for their first of the month meeting where they approved several forms for road work, and declared April as Autism Awareness Month. April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, and the month is a nationwide effort to promote autism awar ... read more »

Class Schedules Will Be Day-to-Day

Apr 02, 2018

Leaders from Bartlesville's PEAK education advocacy group were on hand Monday morning to support teachers as they left for the state capitol to be part of a rally there.  PEAK Public Relations Spokesman, Dan Droege says it's been an interesting road that got the education community t ... read more »

Local Shopper Warns About Price Problems At Store

Mar 27, 2018

A local shopper saw some her items priced a little too high recently.   Resident Celeste Cleary was shopping at the Bartlesville Walmart when she noticed her items were being rung-up higher than expected.   Cleary says that she was surprised because she hadn't seen a ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Violates Protective Order

Apr 02, 2018

A Bartlesville man that violated a protective order found himself in court on Monday. Decoy Crane appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County courthouse facing a violation of protective order charge. According to an affidavit, a woman alleges that she was driving on Adams Boulevard ... read more »

Is the Teacher Raise Permanent or Temporary?

Apr 02, 2018

Some people are asking questions about the teacher pay raise passed last week by the Oklahoma House and Senate.   The raise is a perament adjustment to the state law that sets minimum teacher salaries in the state.  The bills would provide an average teacher pay raise of approx ... read more »

Bartlesville Teachers Head to OKC Rally

Apr 02, 2018

There were drum rolls and applause from well wishers on Monday morning, as teachers and education advocates headed to Oklahoma City for what is expected to be one of the largest statewide rallies in Oklahoma's history.   Superintendent Chuck McCauley and education leaders made br ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Investigate Shooting at Vacant Home

Apr 01, 2018

Bartlesville police spent Sunday night processing the scene of a shooting in the 200 block of Northwest Rogers.  According to police Captain Jay Hastings, officers were called to the scene just before 8 o’clock. Upon arrival, police spoke to the homeowner who had came by to check o ... read more »

Avant Motorcyclist Injured in Tulsa County

Apr 01, 2018

An Avant man was sent to Tulsa's St. John Hospital in critical condition after he was injured in a Saturday night accident on the I-244 ramp to U. S. 75 in Tulsa.     The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 43 year-old Justin Chitwood was westbound on I-244 at 7:42 Saturday ... read more »

Early Morning School Sendoff Expected

Apr 01, 2018

Drum rolls and applause from well wishers this morning as teachers and education advocates head to Oklahoma City for what is expected to be one of the largest statewide rallies in Oklahoma’s history.   Brief remarks against the backdrop of the Bruin Bear blowup before the carav ... read more »

Dewey High School Class Days

Mar 31, 2018

Dewey High School got the oppurtunity to take over the airwaves of KWON AM 1400--FM 93.3 on Saturday. Senior's Grant Schreppel, Haven Cheeseman and Mackenzie Fessler got to play their favorite music and talk about a wide variety of topics. You can hear the full program here. ... read more »

Child Advocacy Event Set for Next Week

Mar 31, 2018

Bartlesville’s Ray of Hope Advocacy Center you to the eleventh annual h’ART of a Child event on Sunday, April 8th.  The event takes place from noon to 4 at the Richard Kane YMCA.   The free event features a variety of age-appropriate art stations including: chia head ... read more »

Counterfeit Bill Problem for County Official

Mar 31, 2018

An Oklahoma official faces counterfeiting charges and an audit into the use of a petty cash fund. The Claremore Daily Progress reports that the charges filed Thursday against Rogers County Court Clerk Kimberly Henry come after allegations she purchased soft drinks for her office with a counte ... read more »

Oklahoma's Teen Birth Rate Slows

Mar 31, 2018

New data figures show Oklahoma's teen birth rate remained second-highest in the country for the third year in a row in 2016.   The Oklahoma Department of Health and the National Center for Health Statistics say the state's rate of about 33 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19 ... read more »

Spay-ghetti Dinner To Benefit SPCA

Mar 30, 2018

The Washington County SPCA is holding a fundraiser and awareness dinner on April 13 to benefit the SPCA.    The spaghetti dinner will be held in the Hilton Garden Inn, and will not only feature food but a live and a silent auction. Tickets for the dinner are $50 for individuals, ... read more »

Bartlesville High Cancels Athletic Events Monday

Mar 30, 2018

With the planned school walk out on Monday, Bartlesville High will not hold any athletic games or practices to support the teachers going to Oklahoma City. Bartlesville High Athletics posted on Facebook Friday morning: “Bartlesville Schools will be closed on Monday due to the teacher wa ... read more »