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Improvements Being Made on Highway 75 Buckle

Jul 25, 2019

Last Sunday evening, the northbound lanes of Highway 75 buckled between West 3900 and West 4000 road. Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews have worked tirelessly to repair the roadway. Public Information Officer Kenna Mitchell gave an update on Thursday of the progress ODOT has made. ... read more »

Captain Bevard to be Promoted to Deputy Chief of Police

Jul 25, 2019

Two administrative promotions have been made within the Bartlesville Police Department this week. Police Chief Tracy Roles said Captain Rocky Bevard will be promoted to Deputy Chief of Police. He said the promotion will be effective on Saturday, July 27th. The process to name a Deputy Chi ... read more »

Montgomery County Partnership Discussed by Nowata E911 Board

Jul 25, 2019

The possibility of partnering with Montgomery County for 911 services was brought forward at Thursday afternoon’s meeting of the Nowata County E911 board. Chairman and Nowata City Chief of Police Mike McElhaney first mentioned the possibility. McElhaney had conversed with sheriff Mirta ... read more »

One Taken to Hospital After Injury Accident

Jul 25, 2019

An injury accident took place on Silver Lake Road at Polaris Drive in Bartlesville just before 1:00 o'clock on Thursday. The collision happened just south of the Oklahoma Wesleyan Baseball Fields. Both lanes of Silver Lake Road were closed at the time. Sergeant Jim Warring with the Ba ... read more »

Bartlesville Female Arrested on Domestic Assault and Battery Charge

Jul 25, 2019

On Wednesday evening, a female was arrested on a charge of assault and battery on a police officer. Jessica Allison Smith was later charged with placing bodily fluid on a police officer. An officer was dispatched to 1516 SE Melmart Drive in Bartlesville for a possible overdose on Wednesday ev ... read more »

Gov. Stitt: Top Ten Cabinet Tour Has Launched

Jul 25, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt has announced the launch of the Top Ten cabinet tour where the governor’s cabinet will hold four public meetings in the closing months of 2019. At the Top Ten cabinet tour, the governor and cabinet members will discuss progress being made in the Stitt administration ... read more »

ABB to Pay Fimer to Take Solar Inverter Business

Jul 25, 2019

ABB is paying $470 million for Fimer – an Italian solar inverter maker – to take its solar inverter business off its hands. Bartlesville Development Authority President David Wood said Thursday that he does not see declining margins in the solar arena impacting ABB’s gas chr ... read more »

Pawhuska Man Arrested on Assault Charge

Jul 25, 2019

On Wednesday evening, the Pawhuska Police Department arrested a man who is accused of assaulting his children’s mother with the small children present days earlier. After three days of tracking Josh Gray, police officers surrounded a home and found him hiding under a bed. The residents ... read more »

Sgt. Warring: Keep Vehicles Locked at Night

Jul 25, 2019

There has been a growing concern over car thefts in Downtown Bartlesville in the last two weeks. When talking to Sergeant Jim Warring with the Bartlesville Police Department, however, he said most of the car thefts have actually occurred on the east side of the city. He said in most of those ... read more »

Senator Lankford on KWON: Border Visit, Taxpayer's Right to Know and Prevent Government Shutdowns Act

Jul 25, 2019

This past weekend, Senator Lankford traveled to the US/Mexico border in order to provide oversight of facility conditions and operations as well as to further assess the areas Congress needs to address in law in our immigration, asylum, and detention procedures. Lankford tells KWON ... read more »

Feasibility Study Coming to Bartlesville

Jul 24, 2019

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority board had a regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday afternoon and approved a resolution that will allow New Horizons Therapeutic Massage LLC to make improvements to their building.   The owners plan on making their current windows look nic ... read more »

Tulsa Man Gets DUI with Child in Car

Jul 23, 2019

A Tulsa man was arrested for driving under the influence while transporting a minor child on July 18. Salvador Sanchez appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing charges on DUI, transporting an open container and child endangerment. According to an affidavit, Sanchez ran t ... read more »

Nowata E911 Committee to Meet Thursday

Jul 24, 2019

The Nowata County E911 Committee will hold a meeting Thursday afternoon. The five-member committee has been involved in brainstorming ideas on how to bring digital 911 to the county in a cost-efficient manner. Committee member Jerome Gnatek brought forward a cost analysis study on Monday of w ... read more »

Abuse Incident Leaves Woman Unconscious

Jul 24, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after a Tuesday morning incident that left a female unconscious. Tyrel Brown appeared before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing charges of domestic abuse by strangulation. According to an affidavit, police were called to a residence o ... read more »

Christmas in July Event More Than Another Special Sale

Jul 24, 2019

Last week, Martha's Task in Bartlesville celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. This week, however, Executive Director Laura Walton said Martha's Task is celebrating Christmas in July. She said they still have space items for sale if anyone is interested in pur ... read more »