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PSO Gets Agreement on Wind Catcher Project

Apr 25, 2018

Public Service Company of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers, and Walmart have reached a settlement agreement on PSO's proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project.  Together, PSO, OIEC and Walmart are requesting the Oklahoma Corporation Commission approve the project unde ... read more »

Governor Fallin Vetoes Ballot Photo Bill

Apr 25, 2018

  Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation that would have allowed voters to take and share cellphone photos of their ballots.        The Republican governor announced her veto of the measure Tuesday. In a letter explaining the veto, Fallin said she wa ... read more »

Bartlesville to Offer Special Leaf Pick-up

Apr 25, 2018

The City of Bartlesville's solid waste department will provide free leaf and grass collection during the week of May 7th.  Public Works Director, Keith Henry says you should just place your bagged leaves and grass at the curb on your normal collection day that week.   No spe ... read more »

Accident On Silverlake

Apr 24, 2018

An accident has occured between two cars in the intersection of Silverlake and Frank Phillips. Police are on the scene.  At this time it appears that there are no injuries, however both cars are leaking fluids.  Please avoid the area as the west-bound lanes on Frank Phillips and ... read more »

OKWU Softball Sweeps Another Series

Apr 24, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan softball continues to be the hottest team around after completing another series sweep over Bethel. The Lady Eagles knocked off the Threshers, 1-0 and 6-4 in doubleheader on Tuesday. OKWU shined on the mound once again in game one. Junior hurler Asleigh Capps threw four no-h ... read more »

First Degree Murder Charge in Connection with Overdose Death

Apr 24, 2018

Attorney General Mike Hunter, with the Tulsa Police Department and the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office, announced a first degree murder charge on an alleged Tulsa drug dealer in connection with an overdose death.   29-year-old Taylor Rogers, is accused of selling heroin ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Picks Up DUI

Apr 24, 2018

A woman who failed to yield for an emergency vehicle caught the attention of  law enforcement and led to an arrest. Karen Barkley stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of drving under the influence for an incident that occurred early Tuesday morning. &n ... read more »

Governor Fallin Signs Bill For Hemp Pilot Program

Apr 24, 2018

Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill that creates a pilot program, overseen by state agriculture officials and Oklahoma's higher education institutions, allowing permits to grow industrial hemp.   House Bill 2913 creates the Oklahoma Industrial Hemp Agricultural Pilot Program. The ... read more »

Former Tulsa Man Sentenced For Fraud

Apr 24, 2018

39-year-old Shawn Christopher Gorrell, formerly of Tulsa and now of Montana, has been sentenced to 64 months in prison on each of the 3 counts of wire fraud a jury found Gorrell committed and 60 months in prison on the 3 tax evasion counts. All prison sentences are to run concurrently with one an ... read more »

Accident On Silverlake

Apr 23, 2018

An accident has been reported at the roundabout on Silverlake Road and Price Road. Fire, Police and EMS are on the scene, and it is blocking the roundabout.  Please avoid the area if possible. ... read more »

Alcohol and Drug Deaths Rise in Oklahoma

Apr 23, 2018

A new study shows that the rate of alcohol and drug related deaths in Oklahoma has increased by 3.3-percent over the last decade.   According to alcohol.org, Oklahoma ranks 15th in the country with the most alcohol or drug related deaths, and amphetamine caused deaths are the highest ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Larceny of a Vehicle

Apr 23, 2018

A motorcycle recovered more than two weeks after it was reported stolen led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. Joshua Fabri stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a larceny of a vehicle charge for an incident that occurred in late March. According to an af ... read more »

20th Annual Oklahoma Small Business Day

Apr 23, 2018

Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb announced the 20th Annual Oklahoma Small Business Day will be held Wednesday, May 1 at the state Capitol.    The event will feature legislative updates from Speaker of the House Charles McCall and Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz, and the ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meet Monday

Apr 23, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning where several forms were approved that will further projects along this summer.  All three commissioners noted that preparation work will be started this week for the summer.  Commissioner Mike Bouvier says that ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Bridge Beam Sale

Apr 23, 2018

A sale of bridge beams was among the agenda items approved at Monday’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners.   District 1 commissioner Curtis Barnes chose to sell the beams to Oilfield Pipe and Supply for $10,701.16 after receiving multiple bids. The beams are coming off ... read more »