Accident Snarls Traffic NB US 75 Near Copan

Sep 19, 2019

A multiple-vehicle accident on northbound US 75 near State Highway 10 near Copan has traffic stopped for now. The accident took place just befor 8 a.m. Thursday involving several vehicles.  Details are scant at this point, but we will have more for you later regarding this incident. ... read more »

Bartlesville Pair Arrested on Meth Charges

Sep 18, 2019

Two Bartlesville Residents were arrested after roughly 29 grams of methamphetamine was found inside of a vehicle. Kenneth Shidler and Victoria Smittle were both detained Tuesday afternoon and appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. Shidler was charged with possession of ... read more »

Three Individuals Charged With Selling Cocaine

Sep 18, 2019

Three individuals were arrested and charged Tuesday evening for conspiring to sell cocaine to an undercover officer in Bartlesville.   According to a court affidavit, Deante Williams, Hosea Jones and Emily Florence sold 28 grams of cocaine to the officer for $2,000 at a convenience s ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

Sep 18, 2019

A Bartlesville woman was sentenced on Wednesday in federal court for stealing $394,000 from her employer and submitting a false tax return. U.S. District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced Gina Lisa Preble, 59, of Bartlesville, to 26 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervi ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged With Assault and Battery

Sep 18, 2019

A Bartlesville woman has been arrested and charged for aggravated assault and battery and felony threats to kill.   An officer was dispatched to the Jane Phillips Medical Center early Wednesday morning. The victim wanted to speak to an officer because he had allegedly been stabbed by ... read more »

US-75 to Narrow Near Copan on Thursday

Sep 18, 2019

As part of an ongoing bridge rehabilitation project on US-75 at Cotton Creek in Washington County, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation says north and southbound US-75 will narrow to one lane in each direction starting Thursday morning until further notice. ODOT says drivers should be al ... read more »

Blue Bell Bought Dewey High Ice Cream Wednesday

Sep 18, 2019

While she did not win the 2020 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year honors, Dewey High School science teacher Cassandra Stauder got a sweet surprise. Blue Bell Ice Cream honored Stauder on Wednesday for her recognition as one of the 12 finalists for the OK Teacher of the Year. The company bought the ... read more »

Dr. Woods with County Health Department Set to Retire

Sep 16, 2019

The Washington County Health Department wants to recognize and wish Dr. W. Michael Woods a wonderful retirement. Dr. Woods is currently the lead of the OU Rural Family Medicine Residency Program in Bartlesville, but will be retiring this month. He has worked with medical students in the clini ... read more »

Washington County SPCA to Benefit from Breakfast

Sep 18, 2019

The upcoming Paws and Pancakes Breakfast put on by the Bartlesville Elks Lodge will benefit the Washington County SPCA. The breakfast will feature adoptable animals and cars from the Oldies N Goodies Car Club. As for breakfast itself, you can expect pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, coffee and ... read more »

Commissioners Solidify Position with Indigent Burials

Sep 18, 2019

The recension of a pauper's affidavit was discussed at this week’s Washington County Commissioners' meeting in Bartlesville. This has been a widely discussed topic since mid-August, and the Commissioners have expressed some concern on the growing problem in the County. Commissio ... read more »

Heavy Truck Traffic Ordinance in Dewey Put on Hold

Sep 18, 2019

The intersection at 3980 Road and 1500 Road is open, and the Dewey City Council is looking to restrict truck traffic on 1500 Road, which is commonly known as 9th Street. That will have to wait, however, as 1400 Road is set to close from the intersection of 3980 Road all the way to Highway 75 ... read more »

Sen. Lankford, Others Urge Water Supply Collaboration

Sep 18, 2019

U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford Senator joined North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer on a bipartisan letter to the Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney this week. The letter expressed strong opposition to the US Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed rulemaking for the ... read more »

Governer's Top Ten Cabinet Tour Heads to Owasso

Sep 18, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt will bring the Top Ten Cabinet Tour to Owasso this Thursday. This is the second stop on the tour and it will take place at Tulsa Tech’s Owasso campus located at 10800 N. 137th East Avenue. Doors will open at 11:00 a.m. and the program will start promptly at 11:30 a. ... read more »

Walk to School Event Taking Place October 2nd

Sep 18, 2019

The annual, “Walk to School Day” is set to take place for Bartlesville elementary and middle school students on Wednesday, October 2nd. This is part of the City of Bartlesville’s Safe Routes to School program. The day is designed to show the need for safe walking and biking ... read more »

Osage Nation Attorney General Resigns

Sep 18, 2019

The Osage Nation Attorney General was arrested early Monday morning for driving under the influence and has since resigned her position. According to the News on 6, Pawhuska Police say she was arrested after being pulled over for a traffic stop. Holli Wells was driving in the dark without her ... read more »