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Five Dead After Ponca City Airplane Crash

Aug 04, 2018

An aircraft crashed Saturday morning northwest of Ponca City killing the five people onboard.  The Oklahoma Highway patrol reports a 2000 EXTRA EA-400 was northbound when for a yet unknown reason the airplane lost altitude and stuck the ground.    The Highway Patrol is with ... read more »

Have You Seen the Missing Snake?

Aug 04, 2018

A 10-foot Albino Boa Constrictor has disappeared from Safari Zoological Park in Caney. Montgomery County Sheriff Bobby Dierks tells our news partner, KGGF News the snake has been missing for a month. Zoo owner Tom Harvey told the Sheriff someone may have stolen the reptile. Sheriff Dierks says th ... read more »

Bruins Set to Begin Practices

Aug 04, 2018

High school football is just around the corner, and as we reported last week, Bartlesville High is gearing up for its annual Bruin Brawl this weekend. BHS will take the practice field at 12:01 on Monday morning. The practice will be without pads, but will still feature a robust Bruin football con ... read more »

AG Hunter Announces Opioid Lawsuit

Aug 04, 2018

A lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma against the makers of opioids is going back to state court. U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange in Oklahoma City ruled Friday that the lawsuit does not "necessarily raise" a federal issue.   Opioid manufacturers had moved the case ... read more »

Oak Park Bus Stop Changes

Aug 04, 2018

Students who live in Oak Park and attend Dewey Schools won't be able to ride the bus to school this year.  Dewey Superintendent, Vince Vincent sent a letter to parents this week saying that Dewey couildn't get permission for bus stops in Oak Park neighborhoods.   Vincent ... read more »

WCSO Donates Vehicles to Dewey PD

Aug 03, 2018

The Dewey Police Department was the beneficiary of a donation made by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office this week. DPD will now possess two Ford Crown Victoria cruisers and two Dodge Chargers thanks to the WCSO. All four vehicles have emergency equipment installed as well as a cage ... read more »

Highland Park Baptist Church Hosting Carnival Saturday

Jul 25, 2018

Bartlesville’s Highland Park Baptist church is hosting a free carnival on August 4. The carnival will of course feature some of the regular fanfare like bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals as well as free snow-cones from DJ’s Southern Snow. However, this carnival is also ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners to Make Decision Regarding Sheriff Monday

Aug 03, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners will take action on an agenda item regarding the future of current sheriff Kenny Freeman at a Monday morning meeting. The first item on the agenda calls for an executive session to discuss discipline or possible resignation for Freeman. District Attorney Ke ... read more »

The Big Event Fundraiser

Aug 03, 2018

This year to help raise funds for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Oklahoma you can go Glamping. Big Brothers and Big Sisters Area Director Charlene Dew explains Glamping The event will be held on Saturday August the 25th, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. You can buy individual tick ... read more »

President Trump Joins Rush

Aug 02, 2018

President Trump made an unexpected phone call into the Rush Limbaugh's show on Wednesday to congratulate the host on his 30th year of broadcasting.   In a jovial, free-wheeling conversation, the two spoke at length about the economy, immigration ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Accused of Voter Fraud

Aug 02, 2018

A Bartlesville man is being accused of fraudulently voting in the most recent primary election in June. William Hines is facing felony charges of voting illegally. According to an affidavit, Hines completed registration for an in-person absentee ballot and cast his vote on June 21 at the Wash ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Caught Stealing TV

Aug 02, 2018

A man who was caught stealing a television from a residence appeared in Washington County Court on Thursday. Bradley Whistler stood before a judge facing a charge on second degree burglary for an incident that occurred on Wednesday. According to an affidavit, a woman arrived at the residence ... read more »

State Health Officials Adopt Marijuana Rules

Aug 02, 2018

Oklahoma health officials have adopted new rules for the use of medical marijuana to replace ones hurriedly adopted last month that were harshly criticized by medical marijuana supports and the state's attorney general.   Without discussion, the state Board of Health unanimously ... read more »

Prison Reform has Saved Oklahoma Money

Aug 02, 2018

A new report says prison reforms in Oklahoma have saved the state more than $60 million in the past year.   The Oklahoman reports that the Office of Management and Enterprise Services released its analysis on Tuesday. The report estimates that the state will save about $137 million o ... read more »

Complaint Against Judge DeLapp Moves Forward

Aug 02, 2018

A Washington County judge is the defendant in a charge filed with the State Supreme Court.  District Judge Curtis DeLapp is accused of gross neglect of duty and other charges.     A document filed with the court on Wednesday details several events dating back to 2015 a ... read more »