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FEMA, SBA to Open Disaster Center in Bartlesville

Jun 28, 2019

The Small Business Administration is teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Public Information Officer Sushell Kumar with the SBA said the two are setting up a Disaster Center in Bartlesville at the high school located at 1700 Hillcrest Drive.  A center opened in Avant ... read more »

JPMC to Present Diabetes Prevention Program

Jun 28, 2019

The Jane Phillips Medical Center will present the Diabetes Prevention Program led by certified lifestyle coaches. The weekly classes will be held on Wednesdays, July 17th through Wednesday, Dec. 18th, then the 2nd Wednesday of each month from January through June from noon to 1 p.m. in the Ba ... read more »

Silent Auction Bids for Scouting Quilt to Close Saturday

Jun 28, 2019

The Cherokee Area Council is still taking bids for a quilt that represents Boy Scouts of America. 100-percent of the winning bid will go towards the Cherokee Area Council 469 Friends of Scouting. Friends of Scouting donations allow the Council to keep camp going by giving them the chance to p ... read more »

Fairground Policies to be Revisited Monday

Jun 28, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning for a regular scheduled meeting and the commissioners will revisit items dealing with policies and procedures at the fairgrounds. The county commissioners will consider re-appointing Jim Goodwin and Rick Hedrick as members on th ... read more »

Shooting Fireworks in Bartlesville is Against the Law

Jun 28, 2019

There is something you might want to know before you light off fireworks in the City of Bartlesville this Independence Day. Shooting off fireworks within Bartlesville's city limits is against the law.  City Manager Mike Bailey said he knows people may shoot off fireworks anyway, but ... read more »

Solid Waste Survey Open Through Sunday

Jun 28, 2019

If you want to voice your opinion on what solid waste services should come to Bartlesville and what you’re willing to pay for them, you should take the City of Bartlesville’s Solid Waste Survey. Several years ago, the City of Bartlesville implemented a poly cart system with the ho ... read more »

Three Defendants Back in Osage County Court Monday

Jun 28, 2019

Three defendants will be back in the Osage County Courthouse Monday afternoon for a motion hearing in the murder of John Adkins. Daniel Keene, Maurice Kent and Toby Bighorse all entered not guilty pleas in April for the October 1 death of Adkins. Motions were filed by the Defense in April, on ... read more »

Oklahoma Gets Extension in Opioid Case, CMS Wants a Cut

Jun 28, 2019

The state of Oklahoma has been granted 90 more days to provide details about the state's $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma to the federal government, which is seeking a portion of the proceeds.   Documents provided to The Associated Press on Thursday by Oklahoma's Me ... read more »

Supreme Court to Hear Question Again in Murphy Murder Case

Jun 28, 2019

The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments a second time in a case involving an Oklahoma man who argued that the state had no right to prosecute him because he is a Native American and the crime occurred on American Indian land.   The justices announced Thursday they will hear a n ... read more »

City of Bartlesville July 4th Offices & Trash Schedule

Jun 28, 2019

The City of Bartlesville has announced if Fourth of July schedule for its offices and trash pickup, City offices wil be closed Police and Fire Departments will operate as usual Thursday trash routes will be moved to Wednesday due to the holiday Thursday route costomers s ... read more »

Board of Adjustments Holds Meeting

Jun 27, 2019

The Bartlesville Board of Adjustment committee held a regular scheduled meeting Thursday evening at city hall and appointed Jessie Gonzalez as new chairman to the board. Laura Jensen was appointed as vice-chair. The board allowed a business to expand its building so that they could begin putt ... read more »

OKM Music Holding Survey Over Recent Festival

Jun 27, 2019

OKM Music released a survey for you to fill out if you were able to partake in the 2019 OKM Music Festival. The 20-question survey can be found on OKM Music’s Facebook page. Their page is called OKM Mozart. The 2019 OKM Music Festival ended on Saturday, June 15th. The festival highl ... read more »

Secretary Kouplen Talks Oklahoma Commerce Thursday

Jun 27, 2019

Oklahoma's Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development spoke at the Bartlesville Community Center on Thursday. So far in 2019, Secretary Sean Kouplen said they have seen 30 new announcements from existing companies that are expanding or new companies that are coming to Oklahoma. T ... read more »

Chief Roles: Crime Rate Will Settle Back Down

Jun 27, 2019

In light of the second-police involved shooting in the month of June that occurred on Tuesday, Bartlesville's Police Chief holds true. Chief Tracy Roles said no matter what happens - both good and bad - they will learn case by case. Tuesday's incident is no different. To combat th ... read more »

Jane Phillips Medical Center Receives High Recognition

Jun 27, 2019

The American Heart Association has once again recognized the Jane Phillips Medical Center for providing high quality care. JPMC's Director of Operations Brain Lawrence gave the announcement that this this the fourth consecutive year that they have received the Gold Plus Award from the AHA ... read more »