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KWON Wins Prestigious Best of Show Award in OKC

Apr 06, 2019

The Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Outstanding Achievement Award Dinner was held Friday night in the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City. KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM staff attended and received several awards. First place in news, weather and sports image promotion was earned for football production ... read more »

Arbor Day Ceremony is Quickly Approaching

Apr 06, 2019

The City of Bartlesville has been a Tree City USA community for 36 years and will hold its annual Arbor Day Ceremony on Saturday, April 13. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Johnstone Park Loop area. There will be information sharing and a tree planting at the event. Free hot dogs ... read more »

Application Deadline Set for Special Municipal Vote

Apr 06, 2019

Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House said Friday, April 19 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the May 14, Special Municipal for the City of Dewey. House said that persons who are United States Citizens, residents of Oklahoma a ... read more »

Court Fines, Fees Among Criminal Justice Reform Bills

Apr 05, 2019

Oklahoma Senate Republicans have been wanting to work on diversion programs for substance abuse and mental health as part of criminal justice reform. Bartleville’s Senator Julie Daniels said that is a piece that will be pushed off to the end because there are so many criminal justice re ... read more »

Tower Center Construction Estimate, More Discussed

Apr 05, 2019

The Tower Green Design Committee met midday Friday to discuss the final construction estimate for the Tower Center at Unity Square project. Modifications to construction documents and amenities for the green space were also presented and discussed. Brad Kmita with JonesPlan Landscape Construc ... read more »

ODOT repairs U. S. 60 overpass

Apr 05, 2019

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation was called out Friday afternoon to deal with a situation at the U. S. 60 overpass over U. S. 75.  Jerry Monday of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation says some Small concrete pieces had fallen off the overpass.  An ODOT crew was dispatched ... read more »

Oklahoma House, Senate Pass Concurrent Resolution

Apr 05, 2019

The House passed a Senate concurrent resolution this week urging the United States Congress to submit a Parental Rights Amendment. District 11 House Representative Darrel Fincher said that would be an amendment to the United States Constitution to the states for ratification. Representative F ... read more »

Woolaroc to Hold Free Admission Day Soon

Apr 05, 2019

Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve’s Director of Strategic Planning Kaci Fouts said Woolaroc will have a Free Admission Day on Sunday, April 14th. Fouts said this is Woolaroc's way of bringing in new faces while saying thank you to those who routine come out. She said this is the ... read more »

Mullendore Ranch to Host Barbeque One Last Time

Apr 05, 2019

Arvest Bank Mortgage Loan Manager Clint Musslewhite will emcee Elder Care’s 21st Annual The Good, The Bad and The Barbecue event at the Mullendore Cross Bell Ranch. Instead of having a band this year, Elder Care Administrative Director Jennifer Ennis said Musslewhite will DJ the event. ... read more »

Stealing a Vehicle Results in Police Chase and Arrest

Apr 05, 2019

Bartlesville police arrested 34 year-old Daniel Leon Strickland of Bartlesville Thursday night.  According to Captain Jay Hastings someone reported a vehicle theft to police at about 4 that afternoon.     The owner had parked a maroon 2000 Yukon SUV on Chickasaw just s ... read more »

Former Hotel Phillips Renovations Underway in Bartlesville

Apr 04, 2019

A multi-million dollar renovation has started at the former Hotel Phillips building in downtown Bartlesville.  Executive Director Chris Wilson with the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority said the new owners plan to bring the property up to a quality Class A level apartment. Wilso ... read more »

Murder Occurs in northern Osage County

Apr 04, 2019

At around 8:30 Wednesday evening, the Osage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance with one person shot at 742 County Rd. 4920, located north of Pawhuska. As they were driving to the scene, the Sheriff's Office received another 911 call saying a second person had be ... read more »

Environmental Club Collects 600 Pounds of Paper

Apr 04, 2019

Bartlesville High School's Environmental Club has made great progress since its launch in early February. Last summer, BHS Senior Liza Williams (pictured below) came to the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation with the idea to start the Club. Williams also wanted to start a recycling initia ... read more »

Sen. Lankford Says Mexico Needs to do More at the Border

Apr 04, 2019

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford said talks continue as a dramatic increase of immigrants find their way to the U.S.–Mexico border. He said the U.S. is seeing a big increase of adult immigrants with children coming to the border. According to Lankford, there is a loophole in America' ... read more »

OKM Music Festival to have Resident Musician

Apr 04, 2019

This is the 35th anniversary of the OKM Music Festival and organizers of the event are changing things up this year by having a resident musical artist. Chairman Mary Lynn Mihm says this year's musician will be Brent Giddens. Giddens plans on doing some song-writing workshops and he also ... read more »