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Congressman Brecheen Issues Statement Following Attempt on President Trump’s Life

Jul 14, 2024

Congressman Josh Brecheen issued the below statement following an attempt on President Trump’s life. “President Trump, even with blood on his face, is not going to stop fighting for the American people. Please join us in praying for continued Providential protection for our 45th&n ... read more »

WCSO Reports Telephone Warrant Scam

Jul 12, 2024

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is reporting another telephone scam regarding arrest warrants.   Undersheriff Jon Copeland says the sheriff's office has received multiple phone calls from citizens Friday who say they have received a call from someone claiming to work f ... read more »

Federal Jury Found Pryor Man Guilty of Sexual Abuse

Jul 12, 2024

A jury deliberated less than two hours Friday prior to convicting Adam Joseph King, 35, of Pryor, for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor Under 12 in Indian Country and Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor Under 12 in Indian Country. The minor victim is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. Accordi ... read more »

BFD Investigating Fire at a Local Motel

Jul 12, 2024

Bartlesville Fire Department is investigating a fire at the Budget Inn motel at 1410 Southwest Frank Phillips Boulevard, Bartlesville, on Thursday.   Fire Chief H.C. Call says the call came at 6:37 p.m. Thursday and the first unit arrived shortly thereafter, minimizing damage ... read more »

Kiley Roberson Named Library, History Museum Director

Jul 12, 2024

Kiley Roberson has been named director of the Bartlesville Public Library and Bartlesville Area History Museum following the retirement of current Director Shellie McGill later this month. Roberson is set to begin her tenure with the City of Bartlesville on July 22. McGill will officially ret ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners to Meet Monday

Jul 12, 2024

The Board of Osage County Commissioners are going to convene for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning.  The Board will have consideration to hire Stacey Brace as an assistant to the Board of Osage County Commissioners. There will also be discussion to consider participating in ... read more »

Washington Co. Commissioners to Meet on Monday

Jul 12, 2024

The Washington County Commissioners are scheduled to meet Monday morning to discuss agreements for the sheriff’s office and to accept donations for the county fair. According to an agenda, the commissioners are expected to take up a memorandum of understanding between the sheriff’ ... read more »

Former Washington County Sheriff Patrick Ballard Has Died

Jul 11, 2024

Former Washington County Sheriff Patrick Ballard has passed away at the age of 77.   Ballard served as sheriff for 14 years.   Current Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen tells Bartlesville Radio Ballard passed away Wednesday evening at Ascension St. John Hospital. ... read more »

Governor Kevin Stitt Signs SB 1921

Jul 11, 2024

Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday ceremonially signed a bill to ensure Oklahoma's schools are well-prepared for cardiac emergencies.   Senate Bill 1921 requires all public schools statewide to formulate a sudden cardiac emergency response plan. Under the legislation, the State Depart ... read more »

Tort Claim for Wrongful Death Filed in Osage County

Jul 11, 2024

A tort claim has been submitted to Osage County in the wake of a county worker losing his life while working on a road project last September. The tragedy occurred while Kasey Griffin was working on a project in District Two. His family is requesting $30 million in compensation.   To ... read more »

Doenges Family of Autos Announces Winning Non-Profit from Their Anniversary Celebration

Jul 11, 2024

Doenges Family of Autos celebrated their 83nd anniversary throughout April, and they’ve been sharing the celebration with the Bartlesville community by contributing to local non-profits.   Appearing on CAR TALK on KWON, Brad Doenges with the Doenges Family of Autos explained th ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Feeding Kids This Summer

Jul 11, 2024

The Cherokee Nation has fed more than 53,000 kids through its summer meal program. That is a major increase of 40,000 families in comparison to a year ago.  This is a program offering families with kids on a free and reduced lunch the chance to buy as much as $120 in groceries for each c ... read more »

Salvation Army Energy Aid Month

Jul 11, 2024

Combating the heat is hard, but trying to beat it without the means to fully pay your power bill is even harder. Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Lt. Luke and Tonya Swain with the Salvation Army reminded eveyone how you can help those most in need.   Tonya Swain said, "The Sal ... read more »

Former Nowata Co. Deputy Faces Felony Embezzlement Charge

Jul 10, 2024

A former Nowata County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested facing one felony charge of embezzlement after a six-year-long investigation.   The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says Thomas Jay Campbell, Jr., of Nowata was arrested on July 3 in Craig County. The Nowata County ... read more »

One Mans Trash Is Another Mans Freedom: Pet Of The Week & 4th Crisis

Jul 10, 2024

Last Friday was the celebration of freedom and America. But there are some who have not tasted freedom in a long time.   Marrisa Simmons, cat care taker at the Washington County SPCA, introduces this kindred spirit.   Simmons emphasizes Mina’s love for exploration ... read more »