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Cheap Transportation Available to Workers

Aug 24, 2018

A public transportation service in Bartlesville will offer cheap fares for workers starting Aug. 27. Cimarron Public Transit System officials say that in conjunction with Labor Day, Bartlesville workers will be eligible for one-dollar fares taking one-way trips through the City of Bartlesvill ... read more »

Nowata Teen Charged with First Degree Murder

Aug 23, 2018

17-year-old Terry Donaldson Jr. of Nowata was charged with first degree murder with deliberate intent during an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday. Donaldson was also charged with felony counts of possession of firearm after delinquent adjudication, two counts of burg ... read more »

Cherokee Area Council BSA Schedules Fishing Derby

Aug 23, 2018

The “Hooked on Scouting” Fishing Derby for Cub aged youth will take place on Sept. 15 at the Lee Lake Park across from Lowes. District Director Ken White with the Cherokee Area Council Boy Scouts of America says bait and tackle will be offered at the fishing derby, but he does suggest ... read more »

Interns Get Opportunity to Work with City Hall

Aug 23, 2018

The City of Bartlesville joins several organizations in the community partnering with the Bartlesville Public School District to assist with a Career Exploration Program. The program pairs Bartlesville High School seniors selected for the program with local businesses and organizations to he ... read more »

Attempted Lewd Act with a Child Leads to Arrest

Aug 23, 2018

A man attempts a lewd sex act with a 7-year-old girl leading him to stand before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse Thursday. According to an affidavit, Corey Don Emmitt from Bartlesville committed the lewd act in the child’s bedroom while the child’s parent was away to take ... read more »

OLLI to Hold All Day Courses in Bartlesville

Aug 23, 2018

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at OSU offers fall courses in Bartlesville starting Sept. 17th that will end on Nov. 1st. Courses will be offered Monday through Thursday for seven weeks with classes on Thursday lasting all day. OLLI Virginia DeFrees has taken art courses with her husband in ... read more »

Sign-Ups for Local Scouts Opening Soon

Aug 22, 2018

One youth program invites girls into its program after 100-plus years. Since Aug. 1, District Director with the Cherokee Area Council Boy Scouts of America Ken White says girls have been registering for Cub Scouts. White says that parents were looking for a beneficial program they could put a ... read more »

ODOT Guardrail Replacement Postponed Again

Aug 23, 2018

Rain has once again postponed work that was projected to take place Thursday on the U. S. 60 Guardrail Replacement Project in Bartlesville.   ODOT contract crews were set to close lanes on the inside of the northbound U.S. Highway 75 to the westbound U.S. Highway 60 ramp.  & ... read more »

House Candidates Face Each Other the Last Time

Aug 23, 2018

Candidates for the First-District Congressional seat faced each other last night in a debate at Bartlesville's city hall.  Tim Harris and Kevin Hern fielded questions on immigration and border security, term limits, tariffs, negative campaign ads, and marijuana to name a few.  Both ... read more »

Run-Off Debate Tonight in Bartlesville

Aug 22, 2018

Oklahoma’s 1st Congressional District run-off debate takes place at Bartlesville City Hall from 7:00 to 8:30 tonight. After 3-minute opening statements, Republican candidates Kevin Hern and Tim Harris will have two minutes to answer each question only the moderators ask them during the ... read more »

Off-Duty Officer Assists in Hit and Run Arrest

Aug 22, 2018

An off-duty police officer was instrumental in the arrest of a Bartlesville man who fled the scene of an automobile accident. Eric Glover appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of leaving the scene of an injury accident, inattentive driving and driving under suspension. A ... read more »

Trio Involved in Meidl Shooting Due in Court Thursday

Aug 22, 2018

20-year-old Thomas Alexander, 18-year-old Tyler Thomison and a 17-year-old juvenile will make a second appearance in court on Thursday afternoon. The three are suspects in the shooting death of 53-year-old Gregory Meidl on Saturday. The State of Oklahoma will present charges against three dur ... read more »

Man and Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

Aug 22, 2018

A man and a woman were arrested on Wednesday after a police K9 sniffed drugs in their vehicle during a routine traffic stop. Daniel Randolph and Cherokee Burns each made separate appearances at the Washington County Courthouse. Each faced charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance ... read more »

Teachers, Employees Get Needed Pay Raise

Aug 22, 2018

Negotiation agreements seeking ratification to increase teacher and staff pay in Bartlesville pass successfully. Bartlesville Schools Superintendent Chuck McCauley says teachers, support employees and hourly employees in the Bartlesville Education Association and the Bartlesville Education Classi ... read more »

Pawhuska Pound Pals Having Problems

Aug 22, 2018

Two women in Pawhuska are heartbroken after they say the city plans to start euthanizing more dogs if the women can’t find them homes in a hurry.   Susie Owens and Vicki Godbehere from Pawhuska Pound Pals have been saving dogs from euthanization for the last two and a half year ... read more »