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Abandoned Properties Continue to Get Cleaned Up in Pawhuska

Oct 13, 2021

One thing that Pawhuska Code Enforcer Steve Hughes continues to do is clean up abandoned properties across town. Hughes, along with city crews, have cleaned up several of these lots across town within the past month and now the county is getting involved to help with the process, too.   ... read more »

Pawhuska Library Receives Grant Funding

Oct 13, 2021

The Pawhuska Public Library recently received a grant funding from the American Rescue Plan Act and Library Director Yvonne Rose says they will receive just over $10,000. Rose says they must do specific things with those funds. She goes on to talk about what they plan to do to improve the library ... read more »

HTeaO is Coming to Bartlesville

Oct 13, 2021

HTeaO has plans to construct a new site on the northeast corner of Washington Boulevard and Price Road in Bartlesville Chief Building Official Trey Yankovich tells Bartlesville's City Beat that HTeaO has filed a permit application for construction of a store at that location. Yankovich sa ... read more »

Wash. Co. Courtroom Renovations Moving Steadily Along

Oct 13, 2021

Progress remains steady at the Washington County Courthouse in downtown Bartlesville after courtroom renovations began early last week. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap says at least half, if not more, of the framing in the first floor jury room is up. Dunlap says he anticipates tha ... read more »

BPS Foundation Receives OSSBA Recognition

Oct 13, 2021

Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation (BPSF) is one of two organizations to receive state recognition from the Oklahoma State School Boards Association (OSSBA). The OSSBA has honored BPSF and Tilley Trucking for exhibiting a strong commitment to community and for furthering education. The tw ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged in Clown Mask Robbery

Oct 13, 2021

A Bartlesville man was charged with one felony count of robbery with a dangerous weapon for an alleged incident that occurred on Saturday. Jessy Wilson appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday where the charge was presented. According to an affidavit, the alleged incident occur ... read more »

Road Closings Discussed at Pawhuska Council Meeting

Oct 13, 2021

With the Osage Nation beginning to construct its health complex in Pawhuska, they will have to close a few roads across town in order to make that a reality. One such road they are proposing to close is along South Prudom Ave. between E. 5th and E. 4th Street. This is something that those residen ... read more »

Rep. Hern Votes Against Raising the Debt Ceiling

Oct 13, 2021

Congressman Kevin Hern votes against raising the debt ceiling. In a statement, Rep. Hern said: “Democrats are unwilling to slow down, so their options are raise the debt ceiling or crash right through it and send the country into a debt crisis. Let me be clear, this is a crisis of t ... read more »

Over 500 Bartlesville Youngsters Run the Bruin Mile

Oct 13, 2021

A record number of runners participate at a new course for Bartlesville Public Schools’ Bruin Mile. Over 500 runners took part in the Bruin Mile at Lee Lake earlier this week. The race was open to 4th and 5th graders who have demonstrated that they are capable of running a mile. Runners ... read more »

Sooner Junior Miniature Golf to Host Halloween Bash

Oct 13, 2021

Local mini golf gets into the Halloween spirit. Sooner Junior Miniature Golf Course at 146 S. Madison Boulevard in Bartlesville will host a Halloween Bash on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. You can wear your costumes and enjoy free fun and games. Okie Lemon will be on site from ... read more »

Accident at Frank Phillips and Quapaw

Oct 13, 2021

Bartlesville Police are responding to a twp-vehicle accident at SE Frank Phillips Blvd and Quapaw. Please proceed with caution as the accident is being cleared. No injuries have been reported.   ... read more »

*55 Retired, OHP Becomes Secondary 911 Call Center

Oct 13, 2021

For almost three decades, *55 has been the number to call for assistance while on Oklahoma's highways. That number is now retiring, as the Oklahoma Highway Patrol becomes a second public safety answering point (PSAP). The *55 number was implemented in 1992 as a new cellular service that w ... read more »

Tom Mix Roundup Days with Two Big Events October 15th and 16th

Oct 13, 2021

On Friday, October 15, 2021, from 5:30–11 p.m., The Tom Mix Museum will open Tom Mix Roundup Days with an evening fundraiser to support the day-to-day management of the Tom Mix Museum followed by a Ranch Rodeo, Saturday, October 16, starting at noon.   Appearing on COMMUNI ... read more »

BPD: Suspect in Hit and Run Incident Arrested

Oct 13, 2021

The suspect in a hit and run with injury incident on Wednesday morning has been arrested.   Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings tells Bartlesville radio the incident occured just after 7am at Rice Creek Road and US 75. The driver sped off northbound on US 75 in a van with a miss ... read more »

Soybean Crushing Plant Coming to Montgomery County, KS

Oct 13, 2021

Bartlett, a Savage Company, will be building a new soybean crushing plant in Montgomery County. The facility that will be built will be capable of handling 38 ½ million bushels of soybeans per year. They expect to process about 100,000-110,000 bushels per day. To build the facility will co ... read more »