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Five BHS Seniors are Commended Students

Oct 01, 2016

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that five Bartlesville High School seniors have been named as Commended Students in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  Russell Drummond, Tyler Gerth, Palak Sharma, Mason Walton, and Henry Williams were among approx ... read more »

Get Your Flu Shot Now

Oct 01, 2016

The Washington County Health Department has scheduled flu vaccination clinics beginning on Monday. The Oklahoma State Department of Health and Washington County Health Department  recommend flu vaccination every year for everyone 6 months of age and older. The more people vaccinated, the les ... read more »

Halloween Safety Tips

Sep 30, 2016

The Washington County Health Department has released their monthly news letter. In it, includes information on smoking and ways to exercise at work. The newsletter also gives several tips for safety during Trick-or-Treating. The Washington County Health Department says to make sure that a ro ... read more »

State Questions Also On The Ballot

Sep 30, 2016

The general election is on November 8th. While the presidential, state legislative and county races will occupy the front page of the ballot, the back page will be filled with seven high profile state questions; State Questions 776, 777 & 779. State Question 776 will add a new section to ... read more »

Former Attorney Charged With Embezzling

Sep 30, 2016

A Tulsa County probate attorney has made his initial appearance  in U.S. District Court on charges for embezzling $587,000 from probate estate accounts that he controlled. 38-year-old Christopher Ivor Mansfield was charged with one count each of bank fraud and money laundering. At the time ... read more »

Governor Fallin To Start Feeding Oklahoma Drive

Sep 30, 2016

Governor Mary Fallin’s seventh annual Feeding Oklahoma Drive will start on Saturday, October 1, with the goal of raising 2 million meals to help feed hungry families, children and seniors. The month-long food drive benefits the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, the Community Food Bank of East ... read more »

Labor Commissioner Houston Addresses Arvest Forum

Sep 30, 2016

Oklahoma Labor Commissioner, Melissa Houston spoke with Washington County residents as part of the Arvest Friday Financial Forum.  Houston has been on the job for less than a year.  Governor Mary Fallin appointed her to the job after former commissioner, Mark Costello was killed at an O ... read more »

Washington County Health Department Flu Shots

Sep 30, 2016

The Washington County Health Department has announced its seasonal influenza vaccination clinic schedule for the upcoming flu season. Clinics will begin October 3, 2016. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and Washington County Health Department  recommend flu vaccination ever ... read more »

OkWU Pulls Out of NAIA Tournament

Sep 30, 2016

The national debate over transgender bathrooms has prompted Bartlesville's Oklahoma Wesleyan University to pull out of this year's NAIA cross country championship. The meet was moved out of North Carolina in response to the state's law that bans businesses and schools from allowin ... read more »

Shelby Pleads Not-Guilty

Sep 30, 2016

A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of an Oklahoma police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man.      Tulsa officer Betty Shelby did not say anything at her first court appearance Friday, other than acknowled ... read more »

National Indian Taco Championship This Saturday

Sep 29, 2016

It's Taco Time, prepare yourself for the Award-winning 12th annual National Indian Taco Championship this Saturday. The popular event features freshly cooked Indian tacos, interesting vendors and traders, competitions, music, American Indian dancing, and a variety of entertainment.   ... read more »

Vehicle Accident HWY 75 and Adams Rd.

Sep 29, 2016

A two vehicle collision occurred along HWY 75 at the intersection of Adams Rd in a North Bound Lane at approximately 3:20 Thursday Afternoon. Emergency Crews are on scene, however expect delays.     ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

Sep 29, 2016

Friday, October 14, will be the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the November 8, 2016, General Election, Osage County Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner stated in a press release.   All persons who are United States citizens, residents o ... read more »

Silver Lake Project Underway

Sep 29, 2016

You may have seen construction crews moving dirt at the new site of the Silver Lake Village located at the intersection of Silver Lake and Adams Blvd.  Phase one of the project has gotten started.  During a previous City Matters Program on KWON, Bartlesville Development Authority Presid ... read more »

Free Leaf Collection Dates Announced

Sep 29, 2016

The City of Bartlesville will be offering the free leaf collection for residents the week of November 14-18 and again the week of December 19-23.  During these times, residents should place their leaves at the curb in bags on their normal collection day.  Public Works Director Keith Hen ... read more »