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DMS Principal Discusses State Report Card Results

Jan 16, 2020

Dewey Middle School Principal Brent Massey presented on the schools 2018-2019 State Report Card results in a recent Board of Education meeting. During that presentation, Principal Massey said chronic absenteeism is an issue. He said he feels as if he has made more phone calls to parents about ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Allegedly Stole Mail to Commit Fraud

Jan 16, 2020

A Bartlesville woman was arrested after allegedly writing over $2,000 worth of fraudulent checks. Amanda Pippin was with felony counts of identity theft and forgery of checks. This is the fourth time Pippin has been charged in an incident of a similar nature since 2017. According to an affida ... read more »

Inhofe Not Present for Senate Impeachment Hearing Swearing-In

Jan 16, 2020

Only 99 senators were sworn in Thursday. Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.) is in Oklahoma to be with a family member facing a medical issue, a spokeswoman said. Inhofe plans to return to Washington on Tuesday, when he will be sworn in with no delay to the impeach ... read more »

Hoover Elementary Raises Fund Goal for Family in Need

Jan 16, 2020

The staff at Hoover Elementary School in Bartlesville asked for your help with raising funds for the Meijer family and you have answered the call. Alex and Tori Meijer live in Bartlesville with their two-year-old daughter Ember. The couple has been married for 6-years after they met for the f ... read more »

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Partners with TEL Library

Jan 16, 2020

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is excited to announce a new concurrent program that they are starting in partnership with TEL Library. OKWU Prep is designed to offer convenient and affordable college credits for high school students, both locally and for students online in the greater Midwest. ... read more »

Insurance Commissioner Mulready Holds Event at Jude's

Jan 16, 2020

Oklahoma’s Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready toured most of Bartlesville on Thursday. Around 9:00 a.m., Commissioner Mulready held “Coffee with a Commissioner” at Jude’s Health and Java House. He said he had fun getting out and into the Bartlesville community. M ... read more »

Library to Offer Grace Period for Overdue Items

Jan 16, 2020

We all need a little grace in life, and the Bartlesville Public Library plans to help extend some by implementing a grace period for items returned or renewed within seven days of the due date, waiving overdue fines. Effective this month, items returned within seven days of the due date will ... read more »

OSCO Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide

Jan 16, 2020

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide near the city of Prue. Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden explains.   Virden says he believes it was a domestic disturbance involving a husband and wife that caused the incident to occur. The ... read more »

Republicans on Rise According to State Election Board Data

Jan 16, 2020

Voter registration among democrats continues to decline in the State of Oklahoma. While Republican, Libertarians and Independents have seen increased registration since 2018, according to the Oklahoma State Election Board. This only continues trends in the state that have been ongoing since 1 ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Enters No Contest Plea on Drug Charges

Jan 15, 2020

A Bartlesville man entered a guilty plea on drug charges Tuesday one day before a non-jury trial was slated to occur. Michael Livingston entered a no contest plea on a charge of possession of drugs with intent to distribute. The court recommends a seven-year suspended sentence with supervised pro ... read more »

Cash Sees MAP Testing as a Success at Pawhuska Schools

Jan 15, 2020

This is the second year in which Pawhuska Schools will be using MAP testing to measure student achievement and growth. This is a computer simulated test covering reading, science, math and language. Superintendent David Cash sees this as a good way to measure student development.   C ... read more »

Elementary School Principal Talks State Report Card

Jan 15, 2020

Site principals for Dewey Public Schools gave their presentations on their respected schools 2018-2019 State Report Card. Jerri Moore, the principal at Dewey Elementary School, said she feels good about where they are in meeting the needs of students on “the bubble.” She said they ... read more »

Insurance Commissioner Mulready to be in Bartlesville

Jan 15, 2020

Oklahoma’s Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready will be in Bartlesville throughout the day on Thursday. Jude’s Health and Java House will host Commissioner Mulready for “Coffee with a Commissioner” at 9:00 a.m. The cafe is located at 2503 SE Washington Boulevard. T ... read more »

Ramona Police Seeking Suspect for Casino Incident

Jan 15, 2020

The Ramona Police Department is seeking the identity of a suspect involved in an incident on Monday, Jan. 6th. According to the Ramona Police Department on Wednesday, they are looking for someone that left their red extended pickup truck unattended following an accident at the Cherokee Casino ... read more »

Hoover Elementary Looks to Help Family in Need

Jan 15, 2020

The staff at Hoover Elementary School in Bartlesville is asking for your help with raising funds for the Meijer’s family. Alex and Tori Meijer live in Bartlesville with their two-year-old daughter Ember. The couple has been married for 6-years after they met for the first time in the Ne ... read more »