Summer Food Service Program Still On Track

May 14, 2024

The Summer Food Service Program will be opening soon as the school year comes to a close. Bartlesville Public Schools has released the dates and times that each school will be open to the public. The program is available free of charge for kids up to 18 years old and 19 year olds who have dis ... read more »

Coffeyville Man Killed in Weekend Motorcycle Crash

May 13, 2024

A Coffeyville, Kansas man is dead following a weekend motorcycle crash.   50-year-old Charles Morris died Saturday when his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a culvert. The wreck happened just before 10 p.m. on Saturday night on US Highway 166 near County Road 5900 or about 4 mi ... read more »

Two Copan Residents Facing Kidnapping Charges

May 13, 2024

Two Copan residents are in the Washington County Jail facing charges of kidnapping.   36-year-old Kevin Michael Hobby and 32-year-old Samantha Lackey are accused of taking a child Lackey was babysitting on Saturday across state lines without permission.   According to a ... read more »

FEMA Assessment Team Responding to Bartlesville Tornado Damage

May 13, 2024

Assessment teams from FEMA will be in Bartlesville and rural parts of Washington County this week to observe damage from the May 6 tornadic storms.   Washington County Emergency Management Director Kary Cox says this is one of the first steps to see if residents and local/county gove ... read more »


May 13, 2024

  City Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen along with City Library and Museum Director Shellie McGill, Public Works Director Keith Henry, City Clerk Jason Muniger and City Development Director Larry Curtis all shared the latest from city hall on KWON's CITY MATTERS program. ... read more »

SUNFEST is May 31-June 2

May 13, 2024

  Lovingly known as "Oklahoma's Biggest Outdoor Picnic," SUNFEST kicks off the summer May 31-June 2. Bartlesville's premier arts & entertainment festival is held at Sooner Park, located at Madison Boulevard and Tuxedo Avenue in Bartlesville.   Appearing ... read more »

Daryl Worley for Washington Co. Commisioner District 2

May 13, 2024

He is an engineering consultant in his private business and he worked for 7 years for the city of Bartlesville in engineering, but Daryl Worley's reason for running for Washington County Commissioner for District  2 is very personal.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Dary ... read more »

Oklahoma Union High School Graduation

May 11, 2024

The commencement cereomonies for the 2024 graduating class of Oklahoma Union High School aired Saturday night on Real Country 104.9 FM KRIG.   This special broadcast was sponsored by Muller Construction, Totel CSI, Bartlett Co-op, Regent Bank of Nowata, Nowata Automotive Services and ... read more »

Woman Who Died in Barnsdall Tornado Identified

May 10, 2024

The person killed in the Barnsdall tornado on May 6 has been identified.   53-year-old Rhonda Hayman died during Monday's tornado. A memorial service will be Friday, May 17, at 2pm, at First Baptist Church in Dewey and cremation is under the care of Stumpff Funeral Home and Crema ... read more »

FEMA Responding to Barnsdall on Friday

May 09, 2024

CLICK HERE FOR THE AUDIO VERSION OF THIS STORY FEMA is on their way to Barnsdall. That message drew a huge round of applause and cheers Thursday evening from a crowd gathered at Barnsdall Stadium to hear a message from Mayor Johnny Kelley and several other disaster teams who have descende ... read more »

Oklahoma Insurance Department Warns of Storm Scammers

May 10, 2024

The Oklahoma Insurance Department says you should avoid someone who's knocking on your door or canvassing in your neighborhood in the wake of tornadic weather. Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready tells reporters someone always gets taken advantage of. They should be in company v ... read more »

Barnsdall Schools Update

May 10, 2024

Students and educators in Barnsdall can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to completing the school year following the recent tornado.   According to Ryan Walters, Supt. of Public Instruction, waivers have been granted so that the number of days and attendence numbers won't a ... read more »

Washington Co. Voter Registration for June Ends this Month

May 10, 2024

Friday, May 24, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the June 18, Primary Election, Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House said today. House said that persons who are United States Citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 17 ... read more »

Washington Co. Commissioners to Consider Disaster Proclamation

May 10, 2024

The Washington County Commissioners will meet Monday morning to possibly take action to declare a disaster emergency after this week’s storm damage across the county. According to an agenda, the commissioners will hear from Washington County Emergency Management Director Kary Cox about ... read more »

Bartlesville Curbside Collection for Storm Debris Starts Monday

May 10, 2024

The City of Bartlesville will offer a free curbside pick-up next week for storm debris in residential areas affected by the May 6 tornado. In addition to tree limbs, brush and other vegetative debris, the City will also pick up nonvegetative debris during this collection.   “I ... read more »