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Chevron Phillips Dedicates New Facility

Jul 29, 2016

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP dedicated its new state-of-the-art Marlex polyethylene pilot plant at its research and technology facility in Bartlesville. Chevron Phillips broke ground for the facility in May of last year.  The plant replaces the old facility built in the 1950s whe ... read more »

Indian Taco Championship Set

Jul 29, 2016

Mark October 1st on your calendar for the 12th annual National Indian Taco Championship. Organizers hope new vendors and competitions will mean huge crowds on October 1, from 10 until 4 at this admission-free event in downtown Pawhuska.  Event chair for the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, ... read more »

Phillips 66 Reports Positive 2nd Quarter

Jul 29, 2016

Phillips 66 announced second-quarter earnings of 496 million dollars.  That compares with 385 million in the first quarter of 2016. Adjusted earnings were 499 million dollars, an increase of $139 million from the last quarter. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Grag Garland says Phill ... read more »

Another Car Accident In Dewey

Jul 28, 2016

There has been a car accident just North of Dewey. The accident happened near U.S. Highway 75 and Four Mile Road. Reportedly, cars were on the center median. ... read more »

Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty

Jul 28, 2016

Two people who are accused of murder in April of this year were scheduled to be on the formal arraignment docket on Wednesday.  The hearing has been moved to September 7th.  Scott Offutt and Derek Hamblin are charged with first degree murder and conspiracy in the death of 21-year old Ky ... read more »

Mosquito Found

Jul 28, 2016

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has found the species of mosquito that is believed to be the primary carrier of the Zika virus in southwest Oklahoma. After surveillance, the OSDH has determined that these mosquitos do not contain the virus, and there is no confirmation of the virus anywhe ... read more »

City Repair Water Main Break

Jul 28, 2016

Water Department crews of the City of Bartlesville are working to repair a water main break on Tuxedo Blvd. at Young Street to the west.  Both westbound lanes of traffic will be closed until the line is repaired.  Two-way traffic will be permitted in the remaining two lanes.  ... read more »

Car Accident

Jul 27, 2016

There has been a two car accident on Nowata Road and May. Please avoid the area if possible. ... read more »

Governor Fallin Considers Special Session for Teacher Pay Raise

Jul 27, 2016

Governor Mary Fallin announced today that the $140.8 million initially cut from agency allocations midyear can now be allocated. Governor Fallin says she has talked with legislative leaders to consider holding a special session to address the issue of teacher pay raises. Governor Fallin also ... read more »

911 Restored

Jul 27, 2016

AT&T says the 911 emergency service has been restored following a power issue that disrupted some service in Oklahoma. AT&T says the 911 service was disrupted Wednesday morning with some emergency call centers, but those centers rerouted calls and technicians quickly resolved the prob ... read more »

Teacher of the Year Finalists

Jul 27, 2016

The finalists from Oklahoma’s Teacher of the Year have been announced. The finalists were honored in a ceremony at Edmond Santa Fe High School on Monday night during the EngageOK On the Road Conference. State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister, says she is honored to r ... read more »

Morrison Sentencing Date Set

Jul 27, 2016

A Ramona man who is accused of attacking a 17-year old boy in September of 2015 has waived jury trial, plead guilty, and is scheduled to be sentenced.  Charlie Chester Morrison The Second is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm after a former felo ... read more »

Robertson Waive Jury Trial

Jul 27, 2016

A Bartlesville man facing a manslaughter charge from an incident that took place on July 1st, 2014 has waived jury trial, pled guilty, and is scheduled to be sentenced.  Brian James Robertson charge was amended from first degree manslaughter to negligent homicide.  Oklahoma Highway ... read more »

Garcia Sentenced in Kansas for Oklahoma Crimes

Jul 27, 2016

A man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for 31 years for crimes he committed in Kansas while fleeing from Oklahoma. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says Alejandro Arturo Garcia was sentenced Tuesday for attempted capital murder and other crimes. Authorities allege he and ... read more »

Nowata County Deputies to be Honored

Jul 27, 2016

Two Nowata County deputies will receive the Medal of Valor on Thursday.  Sheriff Rick Miller says Deputy Jeff Grissom and Major William Tate received word on May 28th of last year of a pursuit northbound on U. S. 169 in Rogers County involving a black Tahoe followed by an Oologah and Talala ... read more »