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Giving Tuesday Ongoing for Bartlesville Regional United Way

Nov 29, 2018

Giving Tuesday was held worldwide on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Bartlesville Regional United Way participated in Giving Tuesday that day. President and CEO Lisa Cary says Bartlesville went above and beyond to help them inch closer to their $2.3 million goal. They raised $600 on Giving Tuesday to help thei ... read more »

Nativities Lent to Play for Burk to be Displayed

Nov 29, 2018

The Play for Burk Foundation will have nativities on display soon. Hundreds of nativity displays have been set up Thursday, Nov. 29, according to Play for Burk Foundation President Clinton Hansen. Those include international nativity scenes, lego nativities, wood carved nativities, and more. All ... read more »

ALDI Grocery Store Anticipated to Remodel, Expand

Nov 29, 2018

According to the Community Development Department, ALDI Grocery Store in Bartlesville has submitted plans to remodel and expand their store. Work on the expansion is anticipated to begin next February after a contractor has been selected and permits have been issued. A contractor will begin r ... read more »

Pawhuska School to Talk Concurrent Enrollment

Nov 29, 2018

Pawhuska Public Schools encourages all high school parents to come to the high school lecture hall this evening at 6 to learn more about concurrent enrollment at Pawhuska High School. Courses offered include Composition One, Communications, United States History One and Two, American Governme ... read more »

Prairie Cottage to Host Ladies Night

Nov 29, 2018

The Prairie Cottage in Pawhuska will host a ladies night out this coming Monday from 5-7. If you complete a wish list for Santa, you could win gift certificates in the amount of 25, 50, or 100 dollars. The drawing will take place at the end of the party and you don’t have to be present ... read more »

Arrest Made in BHS Concession Stand Burglary

Nov 28, 2018

An arrest has been made stemming from a burglary from Bartlesville High School in late October. Gavin Beck stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing a charge of burglary in the second degree. According to an affidavit, an officer began an investigation on Oc ... read more »

Good News From the BRTA

Nov 28, 2018

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority met Wednesday afternoon and things seem to be going well. Chris Wilson, Director of the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority, says there is an expensive project coming to the city, but it will be worth it. Wilson added that the October fina ... read more »

Fantasy Land of Lights Opens at Johnstone Park

Nov 28, 2018

The Fantasy Land of Lights display is open at Johnstone Park, located on north Cherokee Avenue in Bartlesville. Sponsored by Daybreak Rotary Club, the display features thousands of lights and animated displays. The display is open seven days a week from 6 to 10 p.m. through Dec. 30. The tour ... read more »

Price Road Rehabilitation Project Delayed

Nov 28, 2018

Work on the Price Road rehabilitation project in Bartlesville will be delayed until after the holidays to better accommodate traffic in the area. Director of Engineering Micah Siemers says portions of this project involve limiting traffic to one direction only, so they thought it would be bes ... read more »

Horns Down a No Go in Big XII Championship

Nov 28, 2018

The Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns will battle for the Big XII Championship this weekend. During his weekly OU Coach’s Show with host Toby Rowland, head coach Lincoln Riley was asked a big question before Saturday’s big game.  When asked whether or not he had heard ... read more »

Writing Contest Registration Opens Saturday

Nov 28, 2018

Last year the Creative Writing Contest sponsored by Friends of the Library saw 76 entries submitted. Friends of the Library member Connie Lavoie says entries for this years 27th Annual Creative Writing Contest will be available soon. Lavoie explains that they want to encourage writing and reading ... read more »

Phillips Precision Machining Nearing 20 Jobs

Nov 28, 2018

Earlier this month the Bartlesville City Council approved a financial incentive package to keep manufacturing jobs in Bartlesville. In Wednesday mornings Bartlesville Development Authority meeting, BDA President David Wood says the manufacturing facility, Phillips Precision Machining, came out of ... read more »

Local Tire Shop Named 2018 Top Shop

Nov 28, 2018

The Sports Illustrated of tire magazines names a local tire shop their top shop for 2018. The Tire Review recently named Tate Boys Tire and Service its 2018 Top Shop winner. Store manager Craig Tate says Tate Boys Tire and Service works toward a well-functioning culture. Craig Tate says custo ... read more »

BDA President to Have New Salary, Job Description

Nov 28, 2018

The Bartlesville Development Authority moved into an executive session to start their special Wednesday morning meeting in the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce building. When they got into the open session, they talked about the possibility to approve amendments to the authority president’s ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Enforce Speeding Citations, Warnings

Nov 27, 2018

The Bartlesville Police Department continues to utilize grant funds from the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office to pay for overtime shifts for Bartlesville Police Officers. The overtime shifts have been used to increase traffic enforcement with special emphasis on speeding violations. Police Chie ... read more »