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Woman Arrested on Exploitation of Elderly Charge

Nov 24, 2020

A Washington County woman has been arrested and is being charged with fraudulently using a credit card and financially exploiting the elderly. A probable cause affidavit states that the victim recently informed officers that her granddaughter, Rebecca Lynn Gilliam, had used her bank account t ... read more »

Free COVID-19 Sites Coming to Oklahoma

Nov 24, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, anounced on Tuesday that free COVID-19 testing will be coming to Oklahoma beginning this Saturday and running through Saturday, December 19th. This is part of a public-private partnershi ... read more »

Osage County Employees Get Additional Sick Leave

Nov 24, 2020

Osage County employees get 80 hours of sick leave throughout a year. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic where employees are forced to go home if they have been exposed to the coronavirus or have tested positive themselves, the board of Osage County Commissioners are trying to look out for them by ... read more »

Cooper Dog Park Now Has Lights

Nov 24, 2020

Lights have been installed at the Cooper Dog Park in Bartlesville. This is a park owned by the City of Bartlesville, but managed by a non-profit group. Bartlesville Park Buddies President Bill Buckles says that without lights, daylight savings time makes it difficult for park-goers to take ad ... read more »

Update on JPMC Capacity, COVID-19

Nov 24, 2020

The Bartlesville City Council heard an update on the Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Medical Center on Monday morning. Chief Operating Officer Mike Moore spoke to the council about the hospital’s capacity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Moore says JPMC is capable of handling all necessary pati ... read more »

Washington County Sheriffs Office Hand Out Turkey Baskets

Nov 24, 2020

Members of the Washington County Sheriff's Office handed out Thanksgiving baskets to families in need during the holiday season this week. This is an event that hs been going on for 25 years and Undersheriff Jon Copeland, who has been on the force since 1997, says he has seen it grow from bei ... read more »

Two Washington County Residents Die From COVID-19

Nov 24, 2020

Two Washington County males over the age of 65 years old are being reported dead due to COVID-19 in the latest situation update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Washington County is up to 46 COVID-19 related deaths. Currently Washington County has 251 active cases, a decrease of ... read more »

11/24 Daily Green Country Christmas Tickets

Nov 24, 2020

Daily Prize Drawing Numbers for Tuesday, Nov. 24th: 0-43-18-10  Fire Pit from Atwood's   0-22-21-92  $50.00 Gift Certificate from Bit of Country  0-24-55-06  10) $5.00 Gift Cards from Chili's Grill and Bar 0-39-23-16  Winter Pamper Packag ... read more »

Courthouse Policies to Remain the Same in Osage County

Nov 23, 2020

On Friday, an administrative order was put into place halting many dockets taking place at the Osage County Courthouse through February of 2021. The courthouse remains open for the public to conduct other day-to-day business, as the commissioners and county treasurer discuss during Monday's m ... read more »

Tourism Dollars Being Used Wisely in Osage County

Nov 23, 2020

Osage County Tourism Director Kelly Bland gave a report at Monday's commissioner meeting and she said that the new brand of advertising the county has adopted is working flawlessly. As an example, she pointed to the fact that there have been four million impressions made on their social media ... read more »

Trevor Dorsey Named Regent Bank Market President in Bartlesville

Nov 23, 2020

Trevor Dorsey has been named market president of Regent Bank in Bartlesville. Dorsey has a long history of engagement in the Bartlesville community. His involvement includes the Bartlesville City Council, Chamber of Commerce, and numerous non-profit organizations. Dorsey began at Regent i ... read more »

Pawhuska Councilwoman Steps Down From Her Post

Nov 23, 2020

Pawhuska City Councilwoman Jourdan Foran has resigned from her position on the city council. Foran has found employment in the City of Bartlesville and has moved to Bartlesville, hence the reasoning for her resignation. Foran was elected to the Ward Two seat in April, 2019 when she defeated ... read more »

Former BPD Corporal Charged with Sexual Battery Against Female Officers

Nov 23, 2020

A former Bartlesville Police officer was arraigned on charges of sexual battery and indecent exposure in Washington County court on Friday. It is alleged that James Graham groped two female officers and exposed himself on BPD property. According to an affidavit, on September 25, 2020 BPD chie ... read more »

Ponca City Man Charged with Felony Firearm Possession

Nov 23, 2020

A Ponca City man was arrested and charged with feloniously possessing a firearm for the second time this month. Jesse Diaz appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday to be arraigned on the charge. According to an affidavit, a traffic stop was conducted on a gray van on 14th Street ... read more »

Dashing Through the Ville to Benefit Youth and Family Services

Nov 23, 2020

"Dashing Through the Ville" is a socially-distanced Scavenger Hunt from Nov. 28-Dec. 31 created by Leadership Bartlesville class 29 to support Youth and Family Services of Washington County. This event is free (donations welcome) and family-friendly.       ... read more »