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Phillips 66 Gives $250K to New Greenwood Rising Center

Jun 10, 2021

Phillips 66 recently announced it is contributing $250,000 to Greenwood Rising, a new center in Tulsa’s historic Greenwood District that honors the victims and survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 and the legacy of the city’s Black Wall Street. The center was dedicated Jun ... read more »

Public Hearing for CDBG Grant Funding Set for June 14

Jun 10, 2021

A public hearing is planned to obtain input from the public regarding the 2021-22 Fiscal Year Community Development Block Grant-Small Cities Set Aside Program. The hearing will begin at noon on Monday, June 14 at City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. The City is eligible to apply for $228,333 ... read more »

Big Brothers / Big Sisters Seeks Mentors

Jun 10, 2021

There are young people locally that need mentors. Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Thursday, Charlene Dew with Big Brothers/Big Sisters extended the invitation for those who are interested in mentoring youngsters.   Charlene tells us that as the nation’s largest donor and v ... read more »

Dad Deserves It Contest Daily Winner 6-10-21

Jun 10, 2021

Congratulations, to Todd Matthews of Bartlesville for being today's daily winner in our "Dad Deserves It" contest.   He wins two tickets to the Grand Jubilee at Grand Country Music Hall in Branson, MO.   You can still enter our "Dad Deserves It" c ... read more »

Federal Judge Rules Against Osage County Wind Farm Operator

Jun 10, 2021

A Tulsa federal refused to reverse part of a Magistrate Judge’s opinions against Osage Wind, LLC in a lawsuit filed 7 years ago over its installation of 84 wind turbines in Oklahoma’s Osage County.   Okenergytoday.com reports U.S. Judge Gregory K. Frizzell issued his rece ... read more »

Osage County Deputies Clear the Scene of Standoff

Jun 09, 2021

Osage County deputies have cleared the scene after having been in a standoff with a Sand Springs man since Wednesday morning.   Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden says that officers were dispatched to a neighborhood off of Highway 97 near Sand Springs on Wednesday morning after someon ... read more »

Pawhuska Summer Reading Program in Full Swing

Jun 09, 2021

The Pawhuska summer reading program started two weeks ago and it has been off to a great start with people helping from both in and outside of town. The first week featured a petting zoo in which 30 kids attended and last week's entertainment was a blast as well, as Library Director Yvonne Ro ... read more »

Collinsville PD Officer Dies in Accident Near Afton

Jun 09, 2021

A reserve deputy with Collinsville Police Department was one of two men who died in a fatal traffic accident near Afton on Monday. Our news partners with the News on 6 report that Officials said 48-year-old Douglas Goodner, a current Reserve Officer with the Collinsville Department, and 59-year-o ... read more »

BPD Police Chief, Barnsdall Officer Receive GLMHC Honor

Jun 09, 2021

Two members of local law enforcement received awards from Grand Lake Mental Health Center at the Bartlesville Police Department's Conference Room on Wednesday afternoon. GLMHC CEO Larry Smith presented Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles with the inaugural Law Enforcement Administration ... read more »

Two Accidents Occur Instantly Along Washington Blvd.

Jun 09, 2021

Two vehicle accidents occurred simultaneously along Washington Boulevard in Bartlesville on Wednesday afternoon. Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings said they worked two accidents involving minor injuries. Hastings said one accident occurred along Washington Blvd. at the Frank Phillips B ... read more »

New Pawhuska Chamber Director Shows Vision for the Future

Jun 09, 2021

As if being the Osage County Tourism Director wasn't keeping Kelly Bland busy enough, she added on to her workload on June 1st by taking on the responsibility of becoming the Chamber of Commerce Director for Pawhuska. On Tuesday night, she told council members what it would take for the town ... read more »

Movie Creating Parking Problems in Pawhuska

Jun 09, 2021

As film crews have flocked to Pawhuska, so have the crowds to check out what is going on across town. With that comes issues to find a place to park and Police Chief Lorrie Hennesy says many spots downtown are being occupied by employees who work downtown. She wants to begin making employees park ... read more »

Fatality Tractor Accident Occurs Near Welch

Jun 09, 2021

One man was pronounced dead after a traffic accident north of Welch that occurred on Tuesday morning. 19-year-old Gabriel Johnson was killed due to injuries sustained after he was ejected from a Kubota tractor that was struck by a tractor trailer vehicle. Johnson was transported by EMS to Mer ... read more »

Bartlesville Man is Danger to the Public, Gets High Bond

Jun 09, 2021

A Bartlesville man was in Washington County court on Wednesday facing charges of domestic abuse, obstructing an officer, possession of CDS and unlawful possession of paraphernalia.   A probable cause affidavit states that early Tuesday morning, officers had Isaac Michael Costello det ... read more »

Grace Community Church to Host Night of Freedom

Jun 09, 2021

Grace Community Church will present Night of Freedom at the Tower Center at Unity Square on Monday, July 5, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. This will be a night of live music, family activities, games, life changing stories, giveaways and more. Come and see the freedom people are finding through a Chr ... read more »