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Suicide Prevention Week, BTC Broadband Approved

Sep 10, 2018

Monday morning saw the Washington County Commissioner hold their regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse administrative center. Nolan Jones with the Washington County Suicide Prevention Coalition joined by Amber Thompson gave a proclamation in which the Washington County Commissioners appro ... read more »

Women4Women to Feature Two Local Women

Sep 10, 2018

Independence Community College’s Fab Lab Women 4 Women series will feature a lunch-and-learn session this month. On Thursday, Sept. 27, Fab Lab ICC’s Women 4 Women women entrepreneurs who successfully use social media, websites and online selling platforms within their businesses ... read more »

Police Clear Woman Believed to Have Been Involved in Accident

Sep 08, 2018

Bartlesville police have cleared a woman who authorities believed was involved in a fatal accident last month.  Captain Jay Hastings says police had arrested Millie Thompson on the evening of August 18th as the suspected driver in a fatal hit and run accident involving a motorcycle at the in ... read more »

Governor Candidate Charged in Murder for Hire

Sep 07, 2018

Federal prosecutors say an Oklahoma zookeeper at an exotic animal park and candidate for governor earlier this year has been charged in a murder-for-hire scheme alleging he tried to hire someone to kill a Florida woman.   The U.S. Attorney's Office in Oklahoma City announced Frid ... read more »

Race Chairman Prepares for Bartlesville 5K

Sep 07, 2018

For 16-years the Nowata, Osage, Washington Chapter of American Red Cross has hosted its Run for Relief 5K in Bartlesville. Race chairman Jim Stanton says the event will start at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8. Stanton says awards and prizes will be given away at the 16th Annual Run for Relief 5K ... read more »

"United We Fight" to Serve the Community

Sep 07, 2018

An event at the Johnstone-Sare Building in Bartlesville will take place Saturday. Bartlesville Regional United Way will have their 2018 Annual Giving Campaign called “United We Fight” event for the first time at night on Sept. 8. Thirteen partner agencies, two initiatives, and mul ... read more »

Community Advocates Change, Remembers Heart of Ochelata Woman

Sep 06, 2018

Nearly 400 people lit candles at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday night to remember the life of Michele E. Mayes. Mayes’ step-daughter Ashley Brown advocated with countless others that the court system in Washington County needs to change. Brown says domestic abuse goes unno ... read more »

Remembering Mayes: A Candlelight Vigil to be Held

Sep 06, 2018

A candlelight vigil will be held in Bartlesville Thursday night to remember an Ocheleta woman killed in a trailer park shooting. According to Washington County Lieutenant Jon Copeland, Michele E. Mayes was declared dead at the scene at Prairie View Trailer Park off W 2900 Road in Ocheleta aro ... read more »

Burger King Robber Receives 30 Year Prison Sentence

Sep 06, 2018

32-year old Tracy Crawford of Tulsa pleas guilty to brandishing a firearm during a violent crime at a fast food resturaunt in Tulsa. Crawford pointed a hand gun at a Burger King employee, demanding that she open a safe. When the employee couldn't open the safe, Crawford was directed to an ... read more »

Local Car Dealership Changes Hands

Sep 06, 2018

A local business changed hands on Thursday as the Patriot Auto Group purchased Oakley Chevrolet Buick. The Patriot Group has been in Bartlesville for over four years and is looking to expand its reach says Dealer Tatton Manning. Manning says between the Hyundai and GMC dealership already ... read more »

Bartlesville District Recognized for Education Innovation

Sep 06, 2018

Oklahoma Senator Rob Standridge requests two interim studies on education at the state Capitol. The studies will focus on bullying and the innovations in education throughout Oklahoma and what policies may be needed to help encourage such programs. Standridge says that despite the adoption of ... read more »

David Bradshaw Charged with Domestic Abuse Again

Sep 06, 2018

Washington County Special Judge, Jared Sigler set bond at 50 thousand dollars For 50 year-old David Eugene Bradshaw of Bartlesville Thursday afternoon.  Bradshaw was in court on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault and Battery.    A court affidavit states a Bartlesville polic ... read more »

Michael Knight Charged in Hit-and-Run Incident

Sep 06, 2018

33 year-old Michael Nelson Knight of Bartlesville is charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident regarding a hit-and-run incident Tuesday night on the service road in the 300 block of Washington Blvd adjacent to the Walgreen's store in the Pennington Hills center.   Acco ... read more »

Jeremy Betterton Charged with Domestic Abuse

Sep 06, 2018

Domestic Abuse Assault and Battery charges were filed Thursday against 28 year-old Jeremy Paul Betterton of Bartlesville.  A Bartlesville police officer states in a court affidavit that they were sent to an apartment in the 47-hundred block of SE Adams after 11 o'clock Wednesday night.&n ... read more »

Arvest Donation Supports Boys & Girls Club

Sep 06, 2018

Bartlesville's Boys & Girls Club is the beneficiary of a 10 thousand dollar Arvest Bank donation.  Bank Maketing Manager, Annah Fischer presented the check for youth development.   Fischer says Arvest is pleased to make the donation on behalf of the Arvest Foundation to ... read more »