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Ramona Man Charged with Bail Jumping

Mar 10, 2020

A Ramona man was arrested on a charge of bail jumping. Drake Hines appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing the felony charge. Hines was out on a $25,000 bond on a 2019 felony assault and battery case. Hines failed to appear for a preliminary hearing slated on February 4. ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent Braces for Budget Shortfall

Mar 10, 2020

Even though there have been no coronavirus related deaths in the state of Oklahoma yet, Pawhuska Superintendent David Cash is already bracing for the State Department of Education to take a financial hit because of the market uncertainties.   Cash elaborates on why the State of Oklah ... read more »

Rep. Hern Reacts to 2nd Case of COVID-19 in Tulsa Area

Mar 10, 2020

This morning, a second patient tested (presumptive) positive for COVID-19 in Tulsa County. Representative Kevin Hern released the following statement in response. “As another coronavirus case is confirmed in our community, I remind Oklahomans that this is not cause for panic,”&nbs ... read more »

Second Case of COVID-19 Reported in OK

Mar 10, 2020

A second case of the COVID-19 coronavirus has been confirmed in Oklahoma, according to state health officials.   According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, the case was also reported in Tulsa County, and the patient is a woman in her 20s with travel history to Italy. & ... read more »

Former Nowata OC Gets Head Gig at Baxter Springs

Mar 10, 2020

Former Nowata Offensive Coordinator Matt Mims has been named the new head football coach at Baxter Springs High School in Kansas. Mims announced the move on his facebook page. Mims spent just one season on the Nowata staff. Mims made a great impact with his Wing-T offense that blended some spread ... read more »

Oklahoma AG: Gambling Revenue Can’t Be Diverted

Mar 10, 2020

Gov. Kevin Stitt’s administration cannot divert gambling revenue from tribal casinos into a trust while a legal dispute between the governor and the tribes is pending in federal court, Oklahoma’s attorney general said in a legal opinion on Monday.   In response to an inqu ... read more »

Gov. Stitt Talks Regulations and Red Tape

Mar 10, 2020

During our visit in studio here at Bartlesville Radio with Governor Stitt recently, he said he wants to cut state regulations by 25 percent over the next three years to fuel Oklamhoma's competitiveness and its economy   Stitt says Oklahoma has more thant twice the regulations tha ... read more »

BPS Board of Ed Special Students Spotlighted

Mar 09, 2020

The Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education recogninzed several students during thier meeting Monday night. ACADEMIC ALL-STATER STONE YANG Lady Bruin 5th-in-State Swim Team and Bruin 6A Runners-Up Swim Team Bruin Wrestling 6A Qualifiers ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Gets Revenue Update Monday Night

Mar 09, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening at the Administration Building.   During the meeting, Superintendent David Cash said revenue for the month of February was down, but that they were at a good pace moving forward. Cash also said expenses we ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools: Pandemic Response Update

Mar 09, 2020

You cannot watch or listen to the news without catching the latest on what may or may not happen with the Coronavirus or COVD-19. The risk of getting the virus is low here in Oklahoma.But school officials are readying plans just in case. Granger Meador, Executive Director of Technology an ... read more »

City Talk Highlights from Community Connection 3-9-20

Mar 09, 2020

Bartlesville voters are set to decide the outcome of two City elections on April 7 that will determine funding for capital projects for the next several years. The City will hold a General Obligation Bond Election and seek an extension of the existing half-cent Capital Improvement Projects (C ... read more »

Officers Released from Hospital after Suspected Fentanyl Exposure; Two Arrests Made

Mar 09, 2020

Over the weekend two Bartlesville Police officers were hospitalized due to possible exposure to fentanyl. The two encountered the dangerous narcotic during a traffic stop on Friday night near Adams Boulevard and Quapaw Avenue. Assistant police chief Rocky Bevard says the two officers have been re ... read more »

Questions Raised About Utility Permits in Skiatook

Mar 09, 2020

Skiatook City Manager Dan Yancey was at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting hoping to get better communication from District Two Commissioner Kevin Paslay regarding utility locates in the city of Skiatook. Paslay is attempting to find utility companies who have put in a utili ... read more »

Dance for Freedom Brings Fight to Human Trafficking

Mar 09, 2020

The Dance for Freedom Showcase held at Grace Community Church in Bartlesville over the weekend took on human trafficking. Janiece Montgomery, the Executive Director and Founder of Dance for Freedom, gave practical tips for the audience to take home with them so they could make a difference in ... read more »

Commissioners Talk Possible Ramifications of Coronavirus

Mar 09, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning and Skiatook City Manager Dan Yancey was on hand talking about utility locates in Skiatook. Yancey’s frustration is that District Two Commissioner Kevin Paslay has had 35 call-ins on separate ut ... read more »