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Caney Police warn residents of vehicle break-ins

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Kan. – The Caney Police Department is asking residents to review doorbell footage following a slew of vehicle break-ins. The most common targets are vehicles that are left unlocked or with valuables in sight, according to the police. Deputies say weapons are a common item stolen from...
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Castillo Shines in First Two Team USA Games

Bartlesville High basketball standout David Castillo is two games into his second-appearance on Team USA. Castillo and the U17 club is 2-0 after a couple games this weekend in Spain during the FIBA World Cup. Team USA beat Lebanon 120-44 on Saturday after a team-high 21 points from Castillo. The...
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Caney PD Reminds Citizens to Lock Vehicles

The City of Caney is seeing a rash of vehicle break-ins. The Caney Police Department is asking citizens to make sure to lock their vehicles and remove valuables and weapons. Caney PD says they are asking everyone to review their home security footage from last night and contact them if anyone sees someone looking in or entering a vehicle. You can reach Caney PD at (620)879-2141.

Lockeroom wins last pool game in Oklahoma tourney

The Mountain Home Lockeroom American Legion baseball team wrapped up pool play in the Glen Winget Memorial Tournament on a winning note Sunday in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The Lockeroom picked up a 6-2 win over Southern Elevation from Davis, Oklahoma.

City Of Nowata Hosting 4th Of July Fish Fry Fundraiser

Nowata is inviting families out for a fish fry and fireworks for Fourth of July!. The fish fry is from noon until 2 p.m. at Jack Gordon Park. You can buy fish, fries, slaw, hushpuppies and a drink, all for $10. There will also be other food options including pulled...

Family of fallen Oklahoma officer receives free vacation to Bahamas

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — The family of Kyle Davis, a fallen Washington County Sheriff’s deputy, was chosen as the first recipient of the Ten-Seven Retreat. The ceremony was organized by Ten-Seven, a non-profit serving families of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. The organization was named because “10-7″ because that is the police code for “out of service.”

10-7 Retreat Chooses Davis Family for Cruise

The non-profit Ten-Seven Retreat was in Bartlesville on Friday, July 1 to present a vacation to the Kyle Davis Family. Ten-Seven offers reprieve, relaxation and new adventures for families of fallen law enforcement as they write a new chapter in their family book. Through donations from local residents in Oklahoma, the Davis Family will be flown to Florida for a few days of fun and then experience five days on the open seas with fishing, swimming and other activities as part of a stay on a private island.

Crime Stoppers Felon Friday: Janelle Soeten

Crime Stoppers of Bartlesville lists Janelle Soeten as wanted for bail jumping in its latest Felon Friday post. If you have any information, call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 918.336.1400 to leave an anonymous tip. You can also leave tips at To learn more about Crime Stoppers and Felon...

Letter to the Editor: Don't be lulled into complacency

Last fall, my wife and I moved to Bartlesville from a small town near Seattle, Washington. It was literally the best choice we could have made! Oklahoma is an amazing place, with many kind, Godly people. Being a conservative state, it is also very oriented toward limited Constitutional government. Much of the lunacy that we left behind...endless pandemic "emergency" restrictions, lack of prosecution for hard drug possession, huge homeless camps, defunded and unappreciated law only a distant concern here.