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Bartlesville Police Officer Not To Be Charged

Dec 02, 2016

Washington County District Attorney's Office has announced that they will not be pursuing charges against a Bartlesville police officer for the shooting death of William Cole.  In a press release, District Attorney Kevin Buchanan said that the office received the results of the OSBI inve ... read more »

Colder Weather Tips

Dec 02, 2016

As cooler temperatures make their way into the state, the Oklahoma State Department of Health encourages the public to begin preparation for the upcoming winter weather season. Proper planning can reduce the risk of injury and illness while also ensuring a family is prepared for a major winter we ... read more »

National Governors Association Chooses Oklahoma

Dec 02, 2016

Governor Mary Fallin has announced that the National Governors Association has chosen Oklahoma as one of two states to receive technical assistance regarding using existing Medicaid funds to meet state workforce requirements in underserved areas of the state. The technical assistance program, ... read more »

The Central Classic 5K

Dec 02, 2016

The Central Classic 5K Race and Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 2017. This will be the third annual race to support improvements to Bartlesville’s historic Central Middle School, which will be a century old in 2017. Registration is now open at centralclassic5k.eventbrit ... read more »

Democratic Leader Looking Into Governor Run

Dec 01, 2016

The Democratic leader of the Oklahoma House of Representatives says he's taking a "serious look" at running for governor in 2018.   Representative Scott Inman of Del City told The Associated Press on Thursday that he intends to make a decision in the spring. Republican Gove ... read more »

Tulsa Man Sentenced To Life In Prison

Dec 01, 2016

A Tulsa man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole and three additional consecutive life terms in the rape and killing of a 16-month-old girl.   The Tulsa World reports 31-year-old Cody Johnson was sentenced Wednesday on a child abuse murder charge, two counts of child sexua ... read more »

New Trial Denied For Former Tulsa officer

Dec 01, 2016

A judge has denied a former Tulsa police officer's request for a new trial on firearms convictions in connection with the shooting death of his daughter's boyfriend.   The motion by Shannon Kepler was rejected Thursday by District Judge Sharon Holmes.   Kepler was convic ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Filing Period

Dec 01, 2016

Osage County Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner said candidates for municipal offices for the City of Pawhuska will be able file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8am Monday, December 5. The filing period will end at 5pm Wednesday, December 7.   Declarations of Candidacy wil ... read more »

Osage County Commissioner Filing Period

Dec 01, 2016

The Filing Period, Special Primary and Special General Election for District 1 Commissioner for Osage County is set for anyone wishing to file for the seat. Candidates will have the opportunity to file starting Monday December 5 through December 7 at 5pm. Once candidates have file, if there is a ... read more »

School Board Filing Period for Osage County

Dec 01, 2016

Osage County Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner said in a press release that candidates for the Board of Education in Osage County school districts will need to file their Declarations of Candidacy over three days beginning at 8am on Monday, December 5, and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday. ... read more »

Holiday Season Vocal Music Concerts

Dec 01, 2016

The district's secondary vocal music department will have several holiday season concerts in December 2016, most of which are free.   ·       High School Choir Winter Concert o   Thursday, December 1, 7:00 P.M. §  F ... read more »

BPSD To Host Several Holiday Concerts

Dec 01, 2016

The Bartlesville Public School District will be hosting several holiday season concerts.    ·       All-City Orchestra Concert o   Thursday, December 8, 7:30 P.M. §  Fine Arts Center, Bartlesville High School & ... read more »

Suspects Arrested For Stealing A Vehicle

Dec 01, 2016

A Tulsa man and a Bartlesville woman are in the Washington County Jail after they allegedly stole a vehicle.  Rashad Scott and Kiera Eastland are charged with robbery with a firearm and obstructing an officer.  Bartlesville police were called about a vehicle that had been stolen in the ... read more »

Robinson Bound Over For Formal Arraignment

Dec 01, 2016

A Bartlesville man accused of attacking his girlfriend has been bound over for formal arraignment scheduled for December 30th.  Richard Dean Robinson is charged with domestic assault and battery by strangulation.  Bartlesville police were called to investigate a report of a domestic inc ... read more »

Insurance Commissioner Supports ECHO Act

Nov 30, 2016

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is issuing his support for the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act. The U.S. Senate passed the bill Monday. It aims to increase access to healthcare in rural areas.  Doak says “Oklahomans deserve high-quality health care no matte ... read more »