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Convoy of Hope Serves Thousands on Saturday

Aug 24, 2019

2,782 Guests of Honor were served by churches, non-profits, local businesses and other groups that partnered with Convoy of Hope on Saturday. The faith-based organization provided free services from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.at Johnstone Park. The Kiddie Park was also open from 10:00 a.m. to noo ... read more »

Two Accidents on Highway 75 Cleared

Aug 23, 2019

Two accidents occurred simultaneously on Washington Boulevard in Bartlesville on Friday evening. One accident involving several vehicles occurred on Washington Blvd and SE Adams Road. Another accident occurred on Washington Blvd just south of Stride Bank (formerly known as Central National Ba ... read more »

Congressman Mullin to Hold Telephone Town Hall

Aug 25, 2019

A telephone town hall with Congressman Markwayne Mullin will take place on Monday, Aug. 26th at 6:00 p.m. To join the call, you can dial 877.229.8493. You also have to dial a passcode. The passcode is 111439. Participants can also sign up to be called when the event starts by visiting vekeo.c ... read more »

County Courthouse Security to be Revisited on Monday

Aug 24, 2019

A Budget Board Meeting will take place on Monday and the Washington County Commissioners will consider re-appropriating County Funds. While the agenda does not specifically mention Courthouse improvements, the Commissioners did discuss giving $10,000 to fix noticeable security deficiencies in ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners to Meet Monday

Aug 24, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners have a brief regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. A County deed for property acquired at resale will be discussed first. It relates to the sale of Tract 2 of Circle Mountain. A report to officers from Washington County Adult Drug Court for the Month o ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

Aug 23, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested Thursday morning on charges of possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and a felon being in possession of a firearm. Ronald Viles was the passenger in a vehicle that got pulled over at 420 SW 14th Street. The officer noticed Viles making furtive mo ... read more »

Friday is the Last Day to Vote for Martha's Task

Aug 22, 2019

Friday is the last day to cast your votes to help Martha's Task receive $25,000 from State Farm. Martha's Task in Bartlesville is one of the Top 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant program. Executive Director Laura Walton explained that Martha's Task would us ... read more »

NOKACS Supports BPS Science for Third Straight Year

Aug 23, 2019

The Northern Oklahoma section of the American Chemical Society is looking forward to a their third year partnering with the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation. Executive Director Blair Ellis of the BPS Foundation said the group has committed $5,000 in science grants for the 2019-2020 scho ... read more »

Grants to Benefit Graduate Medical Education at OU, OSU

Aug 23, 2019

Oklahoma Senators James Lankford and Jim Inhofe along with Oklahoma Representative Tom Cole on Friday applauded the Department of Health and Human Services announcement that Oklahoma has earned two grants from the Medical Student Education Program. The grants total $9.25 million over four yea ... read more »

Shin'enKan Exhibit, Film to be Presented at BAHM

Aug 23, 2019

The Bartlesville Area History Museum has announced a new exhibit called “The Mystery and Appeal of Shin’enkan.” Mary Winn Dills, who served as the former curator/caretaker of the Joe Price home, will be the featured speaker during an upcoming event on the exhibit. “Foc ... read more »

UPDATE:Man Allegedly Threatens School, to Burn Down Workplace

Aug 22, 2019

A man is in custody after he threatened the Pawhuska School District and his place of work. The Pawhuska Police Department says 20-year-old Justin Boone is in custody and has admitted to making the threats. Police Chief Nick Silva said the threats were specific, and that Boone was identified ... read more »

Trial for Accused Meidl Shooter Delayed

Aug 23, 2019

The trial for the accused shooter in the murder of Gregg Meidl has been delayed. The defense for Terry Donaldson Jr. made a motion for a continuance that was approved by judge Russell Vaclaw. The matter will now head to trial on November 4. It was previously set to go trial on Monday, August 26. ... read more »

Community Leaders Attend Abuse Prevention Conference

Aug 23, 2019

Members of Ray of Hope in Bartlesville and the Nowata Multi-Disciplinary Team went to the Dallas Crimes Against Children Conference last week. Ray of Hope Executive Director Rhonda Hudson said the internationally recognized conference focuses on training professionals that handle crime cases ... read more »

Absentee Registration Deadline Nearing an End

Aug 23, 2019

Less than a week remains for registered voters in Osage County to apply for absentee ballots so that they could be mailed to them for the September 10th Pawhuska School Special Bond Election. This bond will deal strictly with transportation services for the school. The County Election Board m ... read more »

County Commissioners to get Tourism Update Monday

Aug 23, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska. Executive Director for Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland, will be at the meeting giving a report on how much money has been spent in the county over the last month ... read more »