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Defendant in 2019 Shooting Could Face Trial Soon

Jul 28, 2020

A Bartlesville man charged in a March 2019 shooting incident could face trial next month. Caleb McCabe is set on the jury sounding docket for Friday, July 31 where his felony case could be set on the jury trial docket in August. McCabe is facing charges of shooting with intent to kill for all ... read more »

Census Deadline Extended, Important to Fill Out Form

Jul 28, 2020

The deadline to complete the United States census has been extended through October 31st. Just because citizens have extra time to complete the form doesn't mean they shouldn't go ahead and finish it. To do so, you may go to my2020census.gov or call 1-844-330-2020. All door-to-door field ... read more »

Talala Man Charged with Embezzlement

Jul 28, 2020

A Talala man was charged with a felony count of embezzlement in Washington County Court on Tuesday. Michael Koman appeared in front of a judge over teleconference while in custody. Koman was arrested on a warrant for the incidents that occurred in 2019. A court affidavit alleges, the general ... read more »

Attention Shifts Away From Bighill Store Since it has Been Torn Down

Jul 28, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners signed a release and waiver of liability in relation to a temporary wall between the Bighill Furniture Store and the Robert Clark Family Health Clinic. This means the county no longer owns responsibility if something were to happen with that wall. Now t ... read more »

Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Tribes in Gaming Compact Case

Jul 28, 2020

A federal judge ruled in the tribes' favor in a dispute concerning gaming compacts with the state.   The United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled the compacts with the State of Oklahoma automatically renewed for an additional 15-year term on Jan. 1, ... read more »

Dance Maker Academy Selling Tickets for Play

Jul 28, 2020

The Dance Maker Academy has begun selling tickets for their performance, “Variations From Swan Lake.” The show will take place at the Constantine Theatre and only 250 tickets will be sold because of social distancing guidelines. To purchase these tickets, get in contact with the Dance ... read more »

All American August Coming to Downtown Bartlesville

Jul 28, 2020

The next concert in the Unity Square summer concert series is coming up. The event will take place next Friday from 6 to 9 in the evening. The theme for the concert is All American August and will feature the BHS Pom & Cheer and drumline to help pep up the Bruin school spirit with a live ... read more »

Drive-thru Testing Site Being Held in Skiatook

Jul 28, 2020

There will be a COVID-19 drive-thru testing event this Wednesday in Skiatook starting at 8:30 a.m. Osage Nation Health Services will be hosting this clinic in the parking lot of the Skiatook Intermediate Elementary School, which is located at 200 W. Oak St. All tribal members living in the Sk ... read more »

Tuesday COVID-19 Update

Jul 28, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,089 cases new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. 13 new deaths are being reported in the state including ones in Rogers and Kay Counties. The OSDH is reporting 596 hospitalizations which is a decrease since yesterday’s report. Washington Co ... read more »

Emile Tindle (D) Candidate for OK Dist.11 on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jul 28, 2020

With family ties to Collinsville and Bartlesville, Emilie Tindle says she is running to bring better policies to the state house.    Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION Tuesday, Tindle says making Oklahoma a vibrant state for families and businesses to thrive is her top priority f ... read more »

BPS Supt. Chuck McCauley Responds to Questions Regarding the Reopening of Schools

Jul 28, 2020

Some schools in Oklahoma have decided to delay in-person instruction due to COVID-19. Bartlesville Public Schools Superintendent Chuck McCauley says they expect to incorporate into our district's reopening plan the State Board of Education's recommended guidelines on the levels of COVID-1 ... read more »

Kansas Sex Offender Arrested in Bartlesville

Jul 27, 2020

A sex offender was arrested in Washington County on Thursday, July 23 on felony counts of failure to register. Dylan Musick claims a Pittsburg, Kansas address but was allegedly living in Washington County. Musick appeared in front of a judge in court on Monday. According to an affidavit, the ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Protective Order Violation

Jul 27, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested on a felony charge of violation of a protective order for allegedly coming into contact with a woman he was not permitted to. Matthew Head appeared out of custody at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday after posting a $1,000 bond. According to an affidav ... read more »

Help Works Inc. Meet With Commissioners on Monday

Jul 27, 2020

Help Works Inc. is the only non profit organization in Osage County that helps adults with intellectual disabilities find employment, provide housing and assist in other ways as needed. Because the government has changed its regulations, they must become a commercial property. This is why they we ... read more »

Commissioners to View Infectious Disease Protocol

Jul 27, 2020

The Washington County Budget Board approved protocols for Washington County employees focused on infectious disease response. District One Commissioner Mitch Antle said this was a final draft of the protocol that goes beyond the boundaries of COVID-19 to include all infectious diseases. He sa ... read more »