Washington County Commissioners Meet Tuesday

Feb 20, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning because of the Presidents' Day observance.  The commissioners approved several items on the agenda, including the acceptance of a leter regarding the retirement of Phil Foster from the Washington County Free Fair Boa ... read more »

Bartlesville Education Association --

Feb 19, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board heard 35 minutes of public comment Monday night that was actually targeted for the ears of legislators.  Bartlesville Education Association President Rachel Hough called for the board to suspend classes.   Hough says the association is fully aware o ... read more »

OKWU's Wilchcombe Earns Weekly Honors for Fifth Time

Feb 19, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan’s Joshua Wilchcombe was named the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week yet again. This the fourth consecutive week Wilchcombe has taken home the award and the fifth time this season. Wilchcombe snagged 17 rebounds for the second time this ... read more »

City Council to Ratify Police Agreement

Feb 19, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council will be asked to ratify an agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police Tuesday night.  The agenda for the city council meeting also calls for action on a revision to the city's personnel rules and regulations regarding compensation for unused sick time upon ... read more »

Washington County to Act on Proposed Agreements

Feb 19, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will vote on two proposed agreements Tuesday morning.  The agenda calls for the board to ratify an agreement between the county health department and Mark Cromwell for the remainder of the fiscal year.  The board also will act on an engineeri ... read more »

DUI Leads to Osage County Accident

Feb 19, 2018

Driving under the influence led to an early Sunday morning accident in Osage County.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 40 year-old Cenaka Lee Harris of Owasso was travelling too fast down a hill a half-mil north of West 64th Street North about a half milie north of Tulsa on Tulsa Mountain ... read more »

School Board to Recognize Cheer and Musicians

Feb 19, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board will welcome board members Randy Herren and Rick Boswell to the board for another term Monday night.  Herren and Boswell were unopposed when they filed for re-election last year.  The board will then choose officers for the next year.  Laci McClintock ... read more »

Bennett Gets Life Sentence

Feb 17, 2018

A former Montgomery County man was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of a southeast Kansas woman and her three children.        The Kansas Attorney General says 26-year-old David Cornell Bennett Jr., formerly of Cherryvale, was sentenced Friday fo ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Continue Search for Bank Robber

Feb 16, 2018

The Bartlesville Police continue their investigation of the bank robbery which occurred at OK Federal Credit Union branch on Southeast Adams Road last Friday. According to a police press release, the suspect is still at large but more information is being gathered. Police are looking ... read more »

Basinger Has Child Porn Charges Added

Feb 16, 2018

A man accused of molesting his 12-year-old daughter had an additional charge tacked on to his list of allegations. Joseph Ryan Basinger stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. The State of Oklahoma has added on a count of possessing child pornography after Basinger ... read more »

Dewey Opens District Playoffs With Cascia Hall

Feb 16, 2018

The Dewey Bulldoggers will open the playoffs tonight with a district contest against Cascia Hall. After cruising through the bulk of the regular season Dewey hit a skid in the final five games, dropping three of them. The Doggers have been carried by their seniors in the regular season. The t ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Indecent Exposure

Feb 15, 2018

Multiple instances of a man exposing himself to a woman led to an arrest on Wednesday. Jorge Garcia stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing a charge of indecent exposure. According to an affidavit, a female victim reported that she returned home from church ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Arrested on CDS Charges

Feb 15, 2018

 A report of a fake burglary put a Bartlesville woman behind bars. Josefa Adrianna Rodriguez appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing a felony count of possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute. According to an affidavit, Rodriguez and ... read more »

OSDH Flu Update; First Pediatric Death Confirmed

Feb 15, 2018

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has confirmed the first pediatric death associated with the flu since the season began in September, in Oklahoma County.    This week’s flu report indicates record-breaking numbers with 3,440 flu-associated hospitalizations, and 153 ... read more »

Three Bruins Named National Merit Finalists

Feb 15, 2018

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced that three Bartlesville High School seniors who were named as Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program have advanced to Finalist status. Sarah Covell, Hannah Linzy, and Greta Olsen are now in competition for s ... read more »