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United We Rock Street Party

Sep 21, 2017

The United Way of Bartlesville is hosting the United We Rock Street Party this Saturday on Frank Phillips Boulevard in front of Painted Horse Bar & Grill. The party, which starts at 7 that evening, will feature Summer's Aunt Jeanie and Stephen Walden, a vinyl DJ. The party will have a ... read more »

United We Rock Kids Photo Contest

Sep 21, 2017

The United Way is hosting the United We Rock Kids Photo Contest where children can dress up and they (or their parents) can submit the photo for a chance to win prizes. Abigail Singrey says that this will be a lot of fun. You can submit the photos at bartlesvilleuw.org until October 9. After ... read more »

Washington County Health Department Schedules Flu Vaccine Clinics

Sep 21, 2017

The Washington County Health Department will hold its seasonal influenza vaccination clinics for the upcoming flu season, beginning October 2. The Oklahoma State Department of Health and Washington County Health Department recommend flu vaccination each year for everyone 6 months of age and o ... read more »

Boren Steps Down

Sep 21, 2017

University of Oklahoma President David Boren, a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, says he will resign as head of the state's flagship university at the end of the current school year.   Boren announced his plan Wednesday to a standing-room-only crowd of several hundred stu ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Sep 20, 2017

A call about a domestic disturbance led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man earlier this week. Justin Liston stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a misdemeanor charge of domestic abuse. According to an affidavit, a female victim stated that Liston physica ... read more »

Hansche Waived Trial Rights In Murder Case

Sep 20, 2017

The mother of a four-year-old girl that was murdered in 2015 has waived her right for a trial after pleading out on first degree murder charges. Courtney Le'Ann Hansche will be sentenced on these charges later this week. A jury already found Hansche's boyfriend, Michael Andrew Norbye, ... read more »

Osage County Free Dump Day

Sep 20, 2017

Clean out the garage it is time for Free Dump Day again in Osage County. This Saturday September 23, from 8am to 4pm Osage County residents will have the opportunity to drop off your items at locations across the county. For District #1 drop off will be accepted at 8th and Pecan in Pawhuska, at t ... read more »

“Frank and Jane Phillips” to Mingle Downtown Bartlesville

Sep 20, 2017

Frank and Jane Phillips re-enactors will parade throughout downtown Bartlesville inviting guests to the annual Cow Thieves at Outlaws Reuinion at Frank Phillips’ Woolaroc Ranch. Aunt Jane and Uncle Frank, the late founder of Phillips 66 and famed oil tycoon, will be escorted in a 1930s Huds ... read more »

Accident Near Fairfax Results in Three Injured

Sep 19, 2017

Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported an single vehicle accident occured early Monday morning which resulted in three Fairfax residents being transported by EMS. OHP reported that the 2015 Honda Fit was traveling south bound on CR 5905 three miles south of Fairfax when the vehicle departed the roadway ... read more »

Tuesday Morning Traffic

Sep 19, 2017

There have been two reported incidents in Washington County that can slow down traffic. A roll-over accident was reported on Highway 60, East of Bartlesville. There have been no reports at this time, and we have reached out to the Washington County Sheriff's Office as well as the Bartlesv ... read more »

Dewey City Council Makes Proclamation

Sep 19, 2017

The Dewey City Council met for their bi-weekly meeting on Monday evening where they made a proclamation early I the meeting that September 22 be known as Kierra Hudson day, in honor of the Dewey High Senior. Mayor Tom Hays read the proclamation. The council then approved a new ordnance to req ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Holds Meeting

Sep 18, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board discussed a wide range of topics at a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. The board heard an update on state testing from Jason Langham and Dianne Martinez. In terms of composite ACT scores, Bartlesville students averaged a score 20.8, which outperformed the s ... read more »

TIF Districts Discussed At Bartlesville City Council

Sep 18, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council heard several proposals during a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening. The council heard from Nate Ellis from The Public Finance Law Group who presented a resolution to consider an amendment to increment district No. 9. Ellis explained that the amendment ... read more »

George Strait Coming To BOK Center

Sep 18, 2017

A country music superstar announced a show in Tulsa on Monday. George Strait will be playing at the BOK Center in Tulsa on June 2, 2018.  Strait is the first artist to announce the show as part of the "10 for 10" concert series as part the BOK Center's 10th anniversary.&nbs ... read more »

Nowata Schools Closed Thursday To Honor Hewitt

Sep 18, 2017

The Nowata Public Schools announced Monday that school will be cancelled on Thursday to honor former coach and athletic director Ty Hewitt. Hewitt died on Sunday after a long battle with leukemia. Nowata Schools superintendent Leon Ashlock released this statement on social media: “I ... read more »