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Bartlesville Man Facing More Domestic Abuse Charges

Jul 02, 2019

A Bartlesville man previously convicted in a domestic abuse case is facing charges once again. Randall Flatford appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing charges felony domestic abuse assault and battery after a former conviction charges stemming from a May 14 incident. A ... read more »

Vocal Stars of Freedom Contest Taking Place Thursday

Jul 02, 2019

The Vocal Stars of Freedom Contest will take place this Thursday at the Historic Constantine Theater in Pawhuska. Anybody is welcome to compete, as there will be many prizes given away throughout the day. The contest begins at 1 in the afternoon and Everett Music Studio students will perform ... read more »

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Bartlesville Wednesday

Jul 02, 2019

Bartlesville High School will house a Disaster Recovery Center for several days starting Wednesday. Public Information Officer Sushell Kumar with the Small Business Administration explains that the idea that grant money will make a customer or disaster recovery person whole is false. The ... read more »

Gun Used in Single Vehicle Accident that Left One Dead

Jul 02, 2019

An 80-year-old man died in Monday afternoon's one car accident on Highway 60 in Washington County near the Hogshooter Creek Bridge. Washington County Undersheriff Jon Copeland explained Tuesday that prior to the arrival of deputies, dispatch informed them that a single gunshot had been re ... read more »

July 9th Special Election Voting Updates and Absentee Voting Reminders

Jul 02, 2019

Registered voters in Washington County who become physically incapacitated after 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, won’t have to miss the July 9, Special County Election, County Election Board Secretary, Yvonne House, said today. House said state law permits registered voters who will be un ... read more »

Polling Places for July 9th Special Election

Jul 02, 2019

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, for the Special County Election, Yvonne House, Secretary of the Washington County Election Board said today.             House said that voters who want to be processed qu ... read more »

Probable Cause Found in Ramona Slaying

Jul 02, 2019

Two witnesses say that Daniel Lee Hines told them that he shot and killed 58-year-old Robert Brown in early April. That was testimony given under oath by Hines’ aunt and a Washington County Sheriff’s office investigator during a preliminary hearing held at the Washington County Courth ... read more »

PSO Recognized for Military Support, Hires

Jul 02, 2019

Public Service Company of Oklahoma was among a group of 14 companies recognized for hiring and supporting U.S. military veterans. Recognition as a Veteran Employer Champion took place in a special ceremony in the Tulsa Mayor’s office Monday. The naming of Veteran Employer Champions ... read more »

Pawhuska Chief of Police Fired

Jun 28, 2019

Pawhuska Chief of Police Nick Silva was fired by City Manager Larry Eulert last Friday.   Eulert, along with Assistant City Manager Rex Wickle, entered Silva's office Friday morning and informed Silva they didn't care for the way Silva had been performing his job.   ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Meth Possession, Resisting

Jul 02, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after methamphetamine was found on his person. Tanner Pendergraft appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges stemming from the incident. According to an affidavit, On June 28th an officer of Bartlesville was paroling on 215 N Park whe ... read more »

One in Serious Condition Following Three Car Accident

Jul 02, 2019

A three car accident occurred Monday night on Virginia Avenue to the north of Herrick Street in Bartlesville. The Bartlesville Police Department, Fire Department and Ambulance responded to the traffic accident that took place around 9:25 p.m. Washington County Emergency Management also helped ... read more »

Freedom Fest Salutes Veterans

Jul 02, 2019

It’s a family-friendly fun way to celebrate Independence Day in Bartlesville and the Kiwanis-sponsored Freedom Fest will also recognize out military veterans with some VIP treatment. On top of the hotdog eating contest at 5:30 on the 4th downtown, Freedom Fest officially kickoff at 7pm ... read more »

One Dead in Another Highway 60 Accident Monday

Jul 01, 2019

One is dead following a fatality accident along Highway 60. Lieutenant Jonathan Robertson with the Washington County Sheriff's Office explained that they are investigating the single vehicle fatality accident. This is the third fatality accident to occur along Highway 60 within a mont ... read more »

Code Enforcement Rate Schedule Sees an Increase

Jul 01, 2019

The Dewey City Council approved a resolution Monday night to increase the code enforcement rate schedule. City Manager Kevin Trease said the old policy rate was created years ago. He said the new policy addressed the rates for things like tractors and mowers that existed in the City's old ... read more »

Council Approves Minor Changes for Tower Center at Unity Square

Jul 01, 2019

Slight modifications were made to the Tower Center at Unity Square project. The Bartlesville City Council went over several changes that needed to be made to the design in order to meet the budget for the project. Scott Ambler with Ambler Architects outlined that some of the lighting, concret ... read more »