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Police Involved Shooting on Maple Avenue in Bartlesville

Jan 17, 2018

According to Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, at approximately 9:30 PM on Wednesday evening there was an officer involved shooting in the 1600 block of S. Maple in Bartlesville. Police officers were in the middle of executing a search warrant when Hastings says gunfire broke out. ... read more »

Man Lies To Police And Gets Arrested

Jan 17, 2018

A Chelsea man was in Washington County Court on Wednesday. Timothy Duane Davenport was taken in on Tuesday evening for false impersonation to create liability. According to an affidavit, a Jeep with a defective license plate light and paper tag was pulled over by an officer. The officer ident ... read more »

Man Wrestles With Police

Jan 17, 2018

A Bartlesville man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility after trespassing. Joseph Donald Naylor pleaded guilty to resisting an officer and criminal trespassing on Wednesday. According to an affidavit, officers went to an apartment complex to serve a warrant that Naylor was trespa ... read more »

Owasso Man In Custody For A Plethora Of Charges

Jan 16, 2018

An Owasso man was taken in to the Washington County Correctional Facility on a plethora of charges. Bobby Ray Stevens is charged with two counts of felonious possession of a firearm, posession of methamphetamine, felonious false impersonation to create liability, domestic abuse, violation of ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Find Meth On Bike Rider

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville man was in Washington County Court on Tuesday. Charles Robert Bell is charged one count of possession of a controlled dangerous substance.   According to an affidavit, a bike was rolling down an alley without lights just west of Virginia, when an officer went to make c ... read more »

Woman Drives Too Fast In Conditions

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville woman appeared in Washington County Courts on Tuesday for two driving related charges. According to an affidavit, Katrina Thomas was pulled over for driving too fast with ice and snow on the roads. An officer pulled Thomas over as her vehicle slid on the roadway, and later disc ... read more »

Truck Carrying Trailer Carries Driver With Meth

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville man was in the Washington County Correctional Facility on two drug related charges. Michael Wayne Lewis was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.   According to an affidavit, an officer noticed a truck pulling a trailer swerve ... read more »

Dewey City Council Sees Plans For Police Station

Jan 17, 2018

The Dewey City Council met for their bi-weekly meeting on Tuesday evening because of the MLK Holiday. Stephanie Hicks from Ward 2, Kay Bales from Ward 4, and City Attorney Bo Estes were not in attendance. The council received a presentation from Randy Weatherly of Ambler Architects for the ne ... read more »

Former Senator Garrison Dies at age 91

Jan 17, 2018

Former State Senator from Bartlesville, Denzil Garrison died Monday at the age of 91.     According to the biography published when the Bartlesville Community Foundation inducted him into its Hall of Fame, Garrison distinguished himself while serving in the U.S. Army, comma ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Approves Landscaping and SMC Deal

Jan 16, 2018

It was an approximately 20-minute meeting Tuesday night for the Bartlesville City Council.  The council voted on two items of business.    The council awarded the bid for downtown landscaping to Jeff Graham Construction of Coffeyville.  Graham will remove some flower b ... read more »

OKWU Hosts Friends in Pivotal Doubleheader

Jan 16, 2018

The Oklahoma Wesleyan basketball teams will be playing a pivotal doubleheader on Wedensday as Friends University comes to town. The Eagle men’s steam has hit their stride as they’ve won three of their last four games in conference play. OKWU is just one game behind second place in ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Urge Caution On Roads

Jan 16, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning for their weekly meeting because of the holiday. The Commissioners approved several county deeds and approved a report from the County Clerk for December. In the Commissioners' Report, Commissioner Mitch Antle says that h ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss Sheriff, County Dispatching

Jan 16, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. The commissioners discussed and approved a resolution to accept applications for a new sheriff. Those applications will be accepted until January 26 and the top applicants will be interviewed on January 2 ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Acknowleges its Former Slaves

Jan 16, 2018

Cherokee Nation leaders marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by acknowledging the tribe needs to come to terms with its treatment of former slaves, known as Freedmen.   The tribe - one of the country's largest - recognized the King holiday for the first time Monday with participatio ... read more »

Area Residents Enjoying Snow

Jan 15, 2018

Winter weather has struck in Northeast Oklahoma and many residents of Washington, Osage and Nowata Counties are enjoying the snow. The accumulation of snow was only around an inch or less in most places. However, that hasn't stopped many residents from getting out and having some fun. ... read more »