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Friday COVID-19 Update

Jul 31, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 747 new cases in the latest situation update on Friday. Five new deaths are being reported across Oklahoma including one in Rogers County. 621 hospitalizations are being listed statewide due to COVID-19. Washington County is down to 32 acti ... read more »

Visitation Policies Changing at the Washington County Detention Center

Jul 31, 2020

When the coronavirus first took hold in the state of Oklahoma, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office suspended visitation for inmates. Visitations were resumed in mid-June, but those policies will change beginning this Saturday. Each inmate will be able to have one free local visit in ... read more »

Osage County Man Charged With Mail Theft

Jul 31, 2020

An Osage County man has been arrested for breaking into a vehicle and theft of mail. The male subject was arrested on N. 41st West in Tulsa. When arrested, the male wasn’t found with much mail, but did have some on his person. The Osage County Sheriff’s Office has identified whom ... read more »

75-Year-Old Pawhuska Woman Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

Jul 31, 2020

A Pawhuska woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident just west of town Thursday evening at about 6pm on on US Highway 60.   According to the OHP, Linda Falk, 75, of Pawhuska was slowing to make a left turn and was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Chelsea Powell, 33, of Cop ... read more »

Dewey Woman Charged With Explotation of the Elderly

Jul 30, 2020

A Dewey woman was charged with a felony count of exploiting the elderly for allegedly trying to take money that belonged to a 98-year-old man. Cassandra Perales appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing several counts. According to an affidavit, Perales went to a bank in ... read more »

Governor Stitt Directing CARES Act Funding Toward Schools

Jul 30, 2020

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt spoke on Thursday afternoon regarding how the state plans to use its Federal CARES Act funding so that they can open school safely this fall. Here, Stitt shows how dedicated he is to fighting the cause.   Stitt plans to have these supplies to the schools ... read more »

Woolaroc Adding New Playground

Jul 30, 2020

The Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve made a major announcement this week that a new state-of-the-art playground is coming to the grounds. It was stated in a press release that longtime Phillips 66 executive Kay Sallee and her brother David Sallee brought forward funding for the playground ... read more »

Arvest Bank Replaces Kiddie Park Cotton Candy Machine

Jul 30, 2020

Arvest Bank announced a $500 donation to Kiddie Park in Downtown Bartlesville on Thursday. The donation is especially sweet because it will be used to replace the cotton candy machine at the park. Arvest sales manager Whitney Watson said, “This Bartlesville attraction is an asset to our ... read more »

Freedom To Worship Tour Coming to Bartlesville

Jul 30, 2020

The Freedom to Worship Tour is coming to Tower Center at Unity Square Sunday, August 9th at 6p.m. The concert is free to attend. The concert will feature national Christian recording artist Seventh Day Slumber with special guest and three-time Tulsa Music Awards winner Aaron Michaels from Mus ... read more »

Downtown Street Project Progressing

Jul 30, 2020

Mill and overlay work continues in downtown Bartlesville as crews work to complete the Downtown Central Business District Paving and Rehabilitation Project Phase two. Crews are currently working on resurfacing Fifth Street in between Johnstone Avenue and Dewey Avenue. Johnstone Avenue between Fif ... read more »

Summer Reading Program Coming to an End

Jul 30, 2020

The Bartlesville Public Library Summer Reading Program will come to an end on Friday with a party at Frontier Pool at 6:30 p.m.   Participants have logged more than 232,000 minutes of reading and Library Director Laura Pryce talks about Friday's party.   The summer r ... read more »

Bartlesville Superintendent Says District Has Learned From COVID-19

Jul 30, 2020

Our news partners with the News on 6 had Bartlesville Superintendent Chuck McCauley on their telecast Wednesday afternoon discussing the back-to-school plan. McCauley also talked about the things the district has learned since the pandemic first began back in March.   McCauley added ... read more »

BSO Receives CARES Act Grant

Jul 30, 2020

The Oklahoma Arts Council is major proponent of the arts locally and has awarded a CARES Act grant to the Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra. The BSO made the announcement on its Facebook page on Thursday. The Oklahoma Arts Council also gave a grant to the Price Tower this week. This investment ... read more »

Pawhuska Students Can Enroll for TCC Next Week

Jul 30, 2020

For any junior and senior in the Pawhuska School District who are planning on doing concurrent enrollment with Tulsa Community College, this will be done next Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ACT requirement has been waived f ... read more »

Thursday COVID-19 Numbers

Jul 30, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,117 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday across the state. The state is reporting 13 new deaths, including four in Tulsa County but none locally. Hospitalizations have decreased slightly to 647 across Oklahoma. Washington County is listi ... read more »