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Protections for the Unborn Approved by the Senate

Mar 12, 2020

The Senate strengthened protections for the unborn Thursday with the passage of the Senate Bill 1859. Senator Paul Scott, a Republican from Duncan, authored the bill to increase accountability of doctors administering abortions in Oklahoma.  The bill would prohibit doctors from perfo ... read more »

OKWU Addresses COVID19, Cancels Spring Break Trips

Mar 12, 2020

Oklahoma Wesleyan University says it is closely monitoring the pandemic of COVID-19 and following the directives of state and local health departments. To implement a strategy of social distancing, all OKWU classes will be taught online starting March 30th, 2020. This includes virtual instruc ... read more »

Pawhuska Chamber Director Gives Economic Update

Mar 12, 2020

The Executive Director for the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, Joni Nash was at Tuesday evening's city council meeting and had a lot of positive things to report starting with the fact that the Ben Johnson Cowboy Museum was being nominated for some awards.   Nash also spoke about t ... read more »

RSU Extends Spring Break Because of COVID19

Mar 12, 2020

The coronavirus is hitting a little bit closer to home as a local university has made an announcement about spring break. Rogers State University has implemented a series of action plans intended to minimize the effects of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic at its campuses in Claremore ... read more »

KWON Cooking Extravaganza Postponed Until September

Mar 12, 2020

KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM has postponed the 2020 KWON Cooking Extravaganza until Tuesday, September 1st. The KWON 2020 Cooking Extravaganza has been postponed until Tuesday, September 1st, due to health advisories from the CDC concerning the COVID-19 coronavirus. Tami Brinkman, radio sales mana ... read more »

Reminder to Participate in the Census

Mar 12, 2020

Today, households will start receiving invitations to respond to the 2020 Census. The letter includes a Census ID and asks residents to go online and complete basic information about all adults, children and babies staying at that address. The Census Bureau wants everyone to respond by April ... read more »

St. John Catholic School Announces an Open House

Mar 12, 2020

St. John Catholic School, providing quality, faith-based education to the Bartlesville Region since 1912, invites you to experience the difference by attending their Open House Thursday, March 26, 6-7 p.m. at 816 South Keeler Avenue in Bartlesville.   St. John School is accepting stu ... read more »

Polo on the Prairie to Help Will Rogers Memorial Museum

Mar 12, 2020

The Will Rogers Museum and legacy needs the support of the public as an upcoming event has been scheduled. According to Kelly Coldiron, the Manager of Coldiron Companies, The Will Rogers Dog Iron Polo on the Prairie charity event will be held at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah. ... read more »

Pre-trial Hearing Set to Resume on Friday in Pawhuska

Mar 12, 2020

Three defendants will be back in Osage County Court Friday afternoon for a pre-trial hearing. Toby Bighorse, Daniel Keene and Maurice Kent are all being charged with first or second-degree murder in the alternative for the October 1st, 2018 murder of John Adkins. The three were last back in c ... read more »

NPS: School Closure is 'Last Resort'

Mar 12, 2020

The Coronavirus in the State of Oklahoma is causing all entities to become aware and make a plan. Nowata High School principal Bron Williams posted a statement on the Nowata Public School’s website on the situation. Here is an excerpt: “Although we have made no decisions at this p ... read more »

Mahoney Making Improvements to Pawhuska PD

Mar 11, 2020

Pawhuska Police Chief Nick Mahoney has been serving in his role for a month now and he is already making improvements to the department. Mahoney has been in contact with the Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group, or OMAG, and he says once the department becomes Title 11 compliant, meaning they are a ... read more »

Couple Accused of Sexual Abuse set to Appear in Court

Mar 11, 2020

Kendall and Ashley Burnett, a couple accused sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl last month are set to make a court appearance on Friday. Kendall Burnett is facing eight charges stemming from the incident and Ashley Burnett is facing seven charges. The couple are accused of taking illicit ... read more »

Dewey Fire, Others Respond to Controlled Burn Calls

Mar 11, 2020

Assistance with controlled burns within Washington County have kept the Dewey Fire Department and other local agencies busy. Fire Chief Chad Schueler in Dewey said they responded to their fifth controlled burn call within a week on Tuesday afternoon. He said the monitored blaze they were watc ... read more »

Retired Educators Donate to Jane Phillips Elementary

Mar 11, 2020

Retired area teachers have given back to one elementary school in Bartlesville so that the students can have a better learning experience. Jane Phillips Elementary School will be able to purchase books at the Scholastic Book Fair this year thanks to a donation from the Washington County Retir ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse by Strangulation

Mar 11, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested and is being charged with domestic abuse by strangulation.   On Tuesday morning, Bartlesville Police received a report from a Dewey Police Officer about a domestic disturbance taking place in a moving vehicle, which was going eastbound on ninth street ... read more »