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Murder in Bartlesville Late Friday Night

May 18, 2019

A man is arrested for first degree murder after a shooting late Friday in Bartlesville. The Bartlesville Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the 700 block of SE Sooner Park. Captain Jay Hastings said the call came in at approximately 10:16 Friday night. The victim, 2 ... read more »

Community Foundation Honors Legacy Families

May 18, 2019

Bartlesville Community Foundation honored three families Saturday night during its annual Legacy Hall of Fame Gala.  Foundation Executive Director, Mike Wilt says the foundation recognized that the community stands on the shoulders of those who have done good things before.   Th ... read more »

Earthquake Felt in Bartlesville

May 17, 2019

A reported earthquake struck Oklahoma and could be felt throughout much of the Midwest. A 4.4 magnitude tremor hit 21 miles Northeast of Enid at about 3:33 Friday afternoon. The earthquake had a reported depth of 3.1 miles. Many Bartlesville and NE Oklahoma residents reported that they felt t ... read more »

Relay for Life NOW Cancels Saturday Event

May 17, 2019

Pending inclement weather for Saturday has led to the cancellation of Relay for Life for Nowata, Osage and Washington Counties' event. Relay for Life N.O.W. Committee Board Member Linda Dolezal said they cancelled the event for the safety and convenience of cancer survivors, families, ven ... read more »

Pawhuska Class of 2019 Receive Their Diplomas

May 17, 2019

Pawhuska Huskie seniors celebrated their 2019 graduation Friday evening at Ormond-Beach Memorial Stadium. Thirty students accepted their diploma and Superintendent David Cash addressed the outgoing students and shared their accomplishments with the crowd.   Valedictorian Blake Allen ... read more »

Dewey Celebrates Class of 2019

May 17, 2019

72 seniors walked across the stage at Bulldogger Stadium as a part of the commencement of the 2019 class. The high school band played a selection from “A Night at the Movies” to celebrate the class. Valedictorian Amanda Fair gave a short address telling her fellow classmates to em ... read more »

Bids for County Fairgrounds to be Heard on Monday

May 17, 2019

Bids for one or more 15-ton Gas and/or Cool Package Units for the Washington County Fairgrounds will be discussed Monday. The Washington County Commissioners will open bids for the units in their regular meeting at 10 o’clock that Monday. The Commissioners will hold their meeting at the ... read more »

Women with Felony Convictions Found with Gun

May 17, 2019

A Bartlesville woman who had been charged with two previous felonies was arrested after having a firearm in her car. Latifah Clark appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing charges of possessing a firearm after a previous felony conviction. Court documents allege Clark had ... read more »

Episode 8 of The Breakdown with Lankford Released

May 17, 2019

The Office of Senator James Lankford releases the eighth episode of Lankford’s podcast. During the episode of “The Breakdown with James Lankford,” Lankford explains section 232 tariffs, section 301 tariffs, trade with Canada and Mexico, and how trade with China is affecting ... read more »

New BPS Agriculture Program Eligible for STEM Grants

May 17, 2019

For the second straight year Oklahoma FFA students will have an opportunity to enhance their technical learning experiences through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math grants. Oklahoma FFA Foundation Executive Director Holly Blakey said she is excited to hear that Marty Jones will be le ... read more »

Jones Talks About Ag Program Ahead of Board Meeting

May 17, 2019

In case you haven’t heard by now, Bartlesville Public Schools is going to implement a new Agriculture Program next school year.  The Bartlesville Board of Education will meet Monday to discuss passing a vote on a Bond Issue to the general public that would expand the Agriculture Pr ... read more »

Bland to Give Tourism Update at Commissioner Meeting

May 17, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska. The County Commissioners will consider making Osage County Tourism Executive Director Kelly Bland a full-time employee. Bland will also give a tourism report for the county. Bland will also be requ ... read more »

Jane Phillips Medical Center to Hold Car Seat Event

May 17, 2019

The Jane Phillips Medical Center will partner with Safe Kids Tulsa Area to hold a free car seat checkup event. The event will be held on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will be held at Jane Phillips Medical Center in the parking garage, which is located at 3500 SE Frank Phi ... read more »

Commissioner to Give Presentation on History of Bridges

May 17, 2019

Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier of District 2 will present a program on county bridges.  Bouvier will give the presentation the Bartlesville Area History Museum on Tuesday, June 4th. The presentation is in conjunction with the current BAHM exhibit “Bridges of Washington ... read more »

Grand Jury Indicts in Family Crisis Embezzlement

May 17, 2019

A Bartlesville woman has been indicted on charges alleging she embezzled more than $65,000 from Family Crisis and Counseling Center.  The Tulsa World is reporting that the state's muilticounty grand jury indicted 54 year-old Deanna Rachel Long on six counts of embezzlement after hearing ... read more »