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P66 Announces its Earnings Report

Apr 28, 2017

Energy manufacturing and logistics company, Phillips 66 announced first-quarter earnings of 535 million dollars compared with $163 million in the fourth quarter of 2016. First-quarter earnings included the net benefit of a gain on consolidation of a petroleum coking venture and an impairment take ... read more »

Train Derails on SE Kansas

Apr 28, 2017

A section of 1600 Road in Montgomery County northwest of Caney is closed this morning after a train derailment during the early morning hours.  According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department the derailment occurred around 4:00 this morning.  Reports indicate there were no ... read more »

Saltwater Contaminates Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

Apr 28, 2017

Environmental tests on an Oklahoma creek have led to the discovery of a saltwater spill into the main source of freshwater for Tallgrass Prairie Preserve. The Tulsa World  reports that an Environmental Protection Agency inspector working on Bird Creek was shown a broken drainage pipe ... read more »

Legislators Continue Budget Talks

Apr 28, 2017

Four years ago, Oklahoma's oil patch was booming, and state lawmakers were debating what to do with $200 million in surplus revenue. Republicans successfully pushed to reduce the state's top income tax rate and slash the oil and gas production tax. But the boom ended. Now th ... read more »

Courthouse Review Committee Holds Public Meetings

Apr 27, 2017

The Osage County Courthouse Building Review Committee is holding a series of public meetings in order to receive recommendations and input from the public. The Committee has several options they have been discussing regarding the renovation, building, or moving of the Osage County Courthouse in P ... read more »

Group Arrested For Stolen Property

Apr 27, 2017

Three men are in the Washington County Correctional Facility for possession of stolen property. Carl Anderson, Austin Austin, and Rodney Polk were in court on Thursday, however, more information and charges are expected to be filed by tomorrow. According to an affidavit, Osage County Sheriff ... read more »

Bartlesville Domestic Abuse

Apr 27, 2017

A Bartlesville Man has pleaded guilty to domestic abuse. Mason Burchett was in court on Thursday afternoon where he plead. According to an affidavit, a woman called police after her son hit her. The woman says that she and Burchett were arguing and he slapped her on the left side of the face ... read more »

DOC Inmate Numbers Up

Apr 26, 2017

During the monthly Board of Corrections meeting, Oklahoma ODOC Director Joe M. Allbaugh informed board members that the agency had a record number of individuals in the system. ODOC population numbers (04/25/2017):     33,865 - Supervision (GPS monitored, community sup ... read more »

Hepatitis C Prevalant In Oklahoma

Apr 26, 2017

According to a newly released study, there are an estimated 94,200 Oklahomans living with Hepatitis C virus infection. Estimates were developed by researchers at Emory University in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to better understand the number of people in each s ... read more »

Road Closures

Apr 26, 2017

Washington County will close North 4020 Road between West 280 and West 200, just North of Wann, on May 1. A culvert replacement project will be started, and will take about 2 months to complete. ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Busted For Burglary

Apr 26, 2017

A Bartlesville man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility for multiple charges. Jeramey Burruss is charged with possessing stolen property, second degree burglary, and possession of paraphernalia. According to an affidavit, police were investigating a larceny and made contact with ... read more »

Excursion Train Tickets Remain

Apr 26, 2017

Tickets are still available for the popular "Bartlesville Oil Flyer" excursion train on Saturday, May 6th.  Trains will leave from the Bartlesville downtown depot at 10, 1, and 3 o'clock. Tickets for the hour-long ride sell out every year.  You can buy yours at the Vis ... read more »

Thursday is Ask a Lawyer Day

Apr 26, 2017

The United States has observed Law Day on May first since the 1960s. President of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Linda Thomas of Bartlesville says law day was the idea of a Wewoka lawyer in 1961. The bar association also will host its annual "Ask a Lawyer Day" Thursday.  Thomas ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Department Marks Official Move

Apr 26, 2017

The Bartlesville Police Department is in the process of moving out of its headquarters building on Hensley and into its new home on Johnstone.  The department officially lowered the flag from where it has flown since the building was completed.  The flag was then hoisted at the new poli ... read more »

Road Closed Shortly

Apr 25, 2017

A short section of East 5th Street in Bartlesville was closed on Tuesday afternoon as the City of Bartlesville layed pipe. The section of road was near the county courthouse, and blocked traffic both ways. ... read more »