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Accident On Silverlake

Feb 08, 2018

Bartlesville Police responded to an injury accident 1:15 Thursday afternoon at Adams and Silverlake.   Preliminary investigation revealed a pickup was Eastbound on Adams and completed a U-turn East of the Silverlake intersection. The pickup traveled Westbound at a high rate of speed ... read more »

Schoenthaler Joins RSU Board of Directors

Feb 08, 2018

The Bartlesville campus of Rogers State Univeristy has announced a new addition to its board of directors. Marty Schoenthaler will work with 20 other members of the board from communities around Claremore, Pryor, and Bartlesville. Schoenthaler got a firsthand look at RSU-Bartlesville when his ... read more »

BPS Running Background Checks On Contract Janitors

Feb 08, 2018

Bartlesville Public Schools personnel are currently visiting each school site to conduct background checks on each of the custodians working at the schools during each shift.    The district has received reports via social media that some of the custodians hired to work in the d ... read more »

Flu Deaths Hit State Record Number

Feb 08, 2018

Oklahoma health officials say the state has recorded 129 influenza deaths this season - a record for the state - and about 3,000 people have been hospitalized with illness.        The Oklahoma Department of Health said Thursday that flu deaths since Sept. 1 exceed the ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Looms

Feb 08, 2018

Friday is the final day for you to be registered to vote in the March 6h City of Bartlesville bond election.  The election contains a broad array of projects that include basic equipment, street and drainage improvements, and a significant investment in the City's parks.    ... read more »

Construction At Johnstone Concludes

Feb 07, 2018

The construction at Johnstone Park is complete. A stone paver plaza, decorative lighting and a sidewalk was funded with grant money from the Community Development Block Grant, Small Cities Set Aside Program and matching funds. One requirement of the grant is the holding of a final public hear ... read more »

Youth Baseball Holding Day Of Activities

Feb 07, 2018

Baseball Fundraiser 2/7/18 5PM Ben     Predator Youth Baseball, a local area travel baseball team, will be hosting a full day of events on February 17th in Nowata at the Nowata County Fairgrounds to benefit their upcoming season.   Breakfast will be sold from 7- ... read more »

New Construction Around Town

Feb 07, 2018

The new Braums restaurant and store is under construction, with ground broken by Wattsco of Oklahoma Company. According to Chief Communications Officer, Kelli Williams, the new store at this location will replace the existing one across the street, at 2539 S.E. Washington Blvd.   Acc ... read more »

DOJ Charges Two Local Men

Feb 07, 2018

United States Attorney R. Trent Shores has announced the results of the February 2018 Federal Grand Jury.    Two local individuals have been charged with violations of United States law in indictments returned by the Grand Jury.  The return of an indictment is a method of i ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Discusses New Substation

Feb 07, 2018

The Pawhuska City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday and approved all actions with little discussion. However, one item during the Public Works Authority meeting was discussed which was regarding the construction of an additional Electric Substation to accommodate expected ... read more »

Osage Nation Responds to Commissioners Appeal

Feb 07, 2018

Monday the Osage County Commissioners made a motion to appeal an application by the Osage Nation to place 75.916 acres in trust, and the Nation has taken action as a result. If the Osage Nation places the land in trust the county will not receive property tax dollars for the acreage to the amount ... read more »

Kansas Man Taken In For Broken Tail Light And Meth

Feb 06, 2018

A Kansas man was taken into custody on Monday evening for defective equipment on a vehicle and paraphernalia. According to an affidavit, Corey Allen Cell was driving a vehicle with the drivers side brake light out. Officers stopped the vehicle and a K-9 officer alerted for drugs within. A gla ... read more »

Copan Woman Taken In For Meth

Feb 06, 2018

A Copan woman saw her bond raised several times in Washington County Court on Tuesday. Tasha Nichole Smith appeared in the court room for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and paraphernalia charges stemming from Monday evening. According to an affidavit, an officers and a K-9 pul ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meets

Feb 05, 2018

The Dewey City Council met on Monday evening where the majority of the meeting was spent in executive session regarding a pending lawsuit. While no details are available at this time, the council tabled any action until further information becomes present.  The council also took acti ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority Meets

Feb 05, 2018

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council on Monday evening.  The authority amended the 17-18 Fiscal Year Budget to transfer funds to  pay the lease on the new trash truck. City Manager Kevin Trease says that no expenses are being added to the budget, just th ... read more »