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Bartlesville Woman Arrested Again

Jun 07, 2021

A Bartlesville woman picked up her third burglary in Washington County since late May. Cassandra Perales was charged with two felony counts of second degree burglary for two alleged incidents that occurred on May 12. Perales was charged in two other burglary incident late in May. Assistant di ... read more »

Commissioners Send Budget to Excise Board

Jun 07, 2021

During last week's Commissioners meeting in Osage County, the Board opted to table an agenda item regarding the possibility of taking money out of the general fund to pay for health insurance premiums for the coming fiscal year. That money would come out of all three districts along with the ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged with Child Neglect

Jun 07, 2021

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on a warrant after allegedly leaving two toddlers unsupervised at her home. Audrie Morrow appeared out of custody at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a felony charge of child neglect. Morrow posted a $7,500 bond on the charge. According to an ... read more »

Commissioners Look for Information on How to Best Pay ACCO

Jun 07, 2021

At Monday’s regularly scheduled Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, there was discussion regarding the best way to go about paying the $260,000 fee to ACCO so that county employees can be assured they have workers compensation.     There were four payment options ... read more »

Ray of Hope, YMCA to Raise Awareness on Child Abuse

Jun 07, 2021

Ray of Hope Advocacy Center and Richard Kane YMCA in Bartlesville will host an online event to help the public recognize and report child abuse. The event will be held on Monday, June 14, from noon to 1:00 p.m. The curriculum educates individuals on the basic issues of child abuse, recognizin ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Discuss Budget Items

Jun 07, 2021

The Nowata County Commissioners discussed several budget related matters at Monday morning’s meeting. An item regarding the sales tax budget for the next fiscal year was approved. County Clerk Kay Spurgeon says that most departments are asking for the same budgeted amount as last year. ... read more »

Wash. Co. Commissioners Approve Donation, More

Jun 07, 2021

A resolution regarding a $6,000 donation from the Cherokee Nation to the Washington County Sheriff's Office was approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday. Bids were also opened during the Commissioners meeting. These bids were for the sale of surplus equipment and vehicles ... read more »

Top Love Story to be Awarded Ultimate Wedding Giveaway

Jun 07, 2021

You can win the ultimate wedding giveaway locally in 2021. Now through August 21st, you can enter to win the ultimate wedding giveaway in Bartlesville. All you have to do is search "2021 Bartlesville Ultimate Wedding Sweepstakes" on Facebook and tell your love story for your cha ... read more »

WCEM Presented High Performance Master Certificates

Jun 07, 2021

Three leaders within Washington County Emergency Management were presented with High Performance Leadership Master Certificates on Monday morning. WCEM Director Kary Cox, Deputy Director Melissa Mayes, and Deputy Director Eric Ashlock were presented with the honors. Washington County Commissi ... read more »

Commissioners Approve American Rescue Plan Resolution

Jun 07, 2021

A resolution regarding the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was approved unanimously by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday morning. Commissioner Mike Dunlap said he was reluctant to approve the item. He said the amount of strings that are attached to the plan are inappropria ... read more »

Washington County School Supply Drive on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jun 07, 2021

Need help with school supplies? Washington County School Supply Drive will provide backpacks filled with school supplies for the 2021 – 2022 school year.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Monday, Carol Beck and Cindy Dronyk provided the information parents need in order to ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Unofficial Election Results

Jun 06, 2021

The unofficial results for the Cherokee Nation's June 5 have been released by the Cherokee Nation Election Commission. The polls opened at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, and closed at 7:00 p.m. Nine Tribal Council seats were up for election. The nine Council seats were in Districts 2, 4, ... read more »

OKM's Finale Moved to Bartlesville Community Center

Jun 04, 2021

Due to circumstances beyond anyone’s control, OKM Music’s finale performance featuring Grady Nichols and Baha Men (pictured) will be held indoors at the Bartlesville Community Center. The performance will still take place Thursday, June 17, beginning at 6:00 p.m. with the doors openin ... read more »

Sizzlin' Summer Series, Native Color Kicks Off Summer

Jun 04, 2021

The Sizzlin' Summer Series at the Tower Center at Unity Square in downtown Bartlesville officially kicked off summer on Friday night. To hear the audio version of this story, click here. Hundreds gathered for a night of music, food and fun as the Tower Center at Unity Square kicked of ... read more »

COVID Vaccines Available at Sunfest on June 5

Jun 04, 2021

The Washington County Health Department will be offering coronavirus vaccines at Sunfest in Bartlesville on Saturday, June 5th. Washington CHD will offer the first and second doses of both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. No appointments are necessary. Walk-in' ... read more »