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PlayForBurk Foundation Awards Annual Scholarship

May 20, 2020

Each May the PlayForBurk Foundation awards a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Bartlesville High School.  However, this year is a little different.  This is the year Burk Hansen, the teen the foundation is named after and inspired by, would have been graduating from BHS.&nb ... read more »

BPS Supt. McCauley: Graduation and Next School Year

May 20, 2020

Bartlesville Publisc Schools Superintendent Chuck McCauley was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION Wednesday. He talked about the upcoming virtual graduation for the Bartlesville High School Class of 2020 to be air Friday night at 8pm on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 and online at KWONTV.com and str ... read more »

Nowata County Sheriff Seeks Fund for Jail Kitchen Repair

May 19, 2020

Newly-appointed Nowata County sheriff Jason McClain made a request at Monday’s county commissioners meeting. McClain was seeking funds to aid in repairing the kitchen floor at the jail. The sheriff explains. McClain and previous sheriff Mirta Hallett facilitated several repairs at the j ... read more »

BPD Investigating Man Charged with Fraud, More

May 19, 2020

A man has been charged in U.S. District Court for fraudulently using other people’s identities when he purchased two vehicles and attempted to purchase a third vehicle. Ryan Andy Cuevas, 32, of Moreno Valley, California, is charged with financial institution fraud, aggravated identity t ... read more »

Tri County Tech Graduation to Air on KWON Platforms

May 19, 2020

Tri County Tech will hold a virtual commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Tuesday night at 7:00 o’clock. You can watch Tri County Tech’s graduation on kwontv.com. You can listen to the graduation on KWON AM 1400, FM 93.3. If you live far away, you can stream the audio of ... read more »

County Assessor to Get New Software

May 19, 2020

The County Assessor Ed Quinton Jr. was at Monday's Osage County Board of Commissioners meeting to discuss a new software that will begin on July, 1st 2020. Here's Quinton discussing what the new software program will look like.   Quinton said that the new software originally ... read more »

Woolaroc to Open Wednesday

May 19, 2020

The Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve is set to begin a phased re-opening featuring several of its amenities being available to the public once again. Phase one will begin May 20. CEO of the Frank Phillips Foundation Bob Fraser explains what that means. Fraser emphasized that it wa ... read more »

Osage County Tourism Director Gets Contract Renewed

May 19, 2020

Monday was the time to renew the contract for Executive Director for Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland. Claude Rosendale, who sits on the tourism board, told the Board of Osage County Commissioners that Bland is doing great things and recommended renewing her contract for a second year.   ... read more »

Washington County 2020 June Resale Postponed

May 19, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 June Resale in Washington County has been postponed. County Treasurer Melissa Thornbrugh requested that the sale be postponed to the second Monday in August, and that request was approved by the Washington County Commissioners. With the amount of people ... read more »

Bartlesville Kiddie Park to Open for Full Season

May 19, 2020

The Bartlesville Kiddie Park will open on Tuesday, June 2nd for the full season. Kiddie Park Manager David Lea said they have been in contact with the health department. Plans are in place to keep you, their employees and the rides at Kiddie Park safe during your visit. You are also recom ... read more »

GoFundMe Created to Help Bartlesville Firefighter

May 19, 2020

A Bartlesville firefighter who was badly burned in an accident while at home needs help from the public. The Bartlesville Fire Department said their brother has a long road of recovery ahead and any donation is greatly appreciated to alleviate the burden of medical bills. They said anything t ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Ed: Graduation Dates, Child Nutrition. CARES Act and Bonds

May 18, 2020

The Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education met virtually Monday evening. It was highlighted by the plans for the traditional graduation for the Bartlesville High School Class of 2020, the Project Lead the Way Distinguished District and the continuation of the child nutrition program movin ... read more »

BPD Still Looks to Question Man About Shooting Incident

May 19, 2020

Last Wednesday evening, the Bartlesville Police Department received several reports of gun shots in the area of Douglas Park. BPD Investigators are still attempting to locate 45-year-old Donte Lamont Ishem for questioning about the incident. The call came in at 11:27 p.m. last Wednesday. Whil ... read more »

Two Tri County Tech Students Named Student of the Month

May 19, 2020

Tri County Tech student, Devon Schell, was recently named the Downtown Kiwanis Club’s High School Student of the Month for March. Schell, a Nowata High School senior, is currently enrolled in the Culinary Arts program and will graduate May 19, 2020. Schell said he has always loved the i ... read more »

Tulsa Fire Captain Allegedly Robs Osage County Banks

May 19, 2020

A Tulsa Fire Captain has been arrested and booked into the Osage County Jail for allegedly being connected to bank robberies in Skiatook and Sperry. The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed on Monday evening that Jerry Brown had been arrested for the incident in question. The Tulsa Polic ... read more »