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Road Closed Shortly

Apr 25, 2017

A short section of East 5th Street in Bartlesville was closed on Tuesday afternoon as the City of Bartlesville layed pipe. The section of road was near the county courthouse, and blocked traffic both ways. ... read more »

Cherokee Opioid Suit

Apr 25, 2017

The Cherokee Nation is suing wholesalers and retailers of opiod medications, alleging the companies haven't done enough to prevent tribal members from acquiring illegally prescribed opiods, which are powerful painkillers. The lawsuit was filed Thursda in Cheroee Nation District Court, whi ... read more »

Big Brothers Big Sisters Open House

Apr 25, 2017

The Bartlesville Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma is hosting their BIG Open House this evening until 6:30 at their facility at 320 SE Delaware, Suite 7 in Bartlesville. Area Director, Charlene Dew says it's a good opportunity to come and learn more about what the organization does. ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Department to Move

Apr 25, 2017

The Bartlesville Police Department is in the process of moving out of its headquarters building on Hensley and into its new home on Johnstone.  Public Information Officer, Captain Jay Hastings says the department will officially lower the flag from where it has flown since the building was c ... read more »

Feds Charge Coffeyville Teen with Explosives

Apr 25, 2017

Federal prosecutors have charged a Kansas teenager who used bitcoin to buy a grenade on the dark web. A criminal information filed Wednesday charges Carlos Francisco Martin of Coffeyville with receiving an explosive meant to destroy property. Defense attorney Steven Gradert says his clien ... read more »

There's a Chance for Severe Weather Tonight

Apr 25, 2017

Severe weather potential will increase across northeast Oklahoma Tuesday evening ahead of an advancing cold front. Storms will increase in coverage Tuesday night into Wednesday with a continued risk of severe weather during the overnight hours. Large hail and damaging wind potential will be the p ... read more »

Adam Hooper Interment Thursday in OKC

Apr 21, 2017

Update:  Final Catholic services and Inurnment for Adam Wayne Hooper will be this Thursday, April 27, 2pm at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery in Oklahoma City, in the Risen Christ Niche section, 7500 W Britton Road.  Friends and family are invited to attend. Original Story:  The ... read more »

Committee Approves Eastland Development Plan

Apr 24, 2017

Monday afternoon the Bartlesville Tax Increment District Review Committee met to discuss and approve the creation of a new TIF District. The Committee voted to establish TIF District 11 for the Eastland Shopping Center in Bartlesville. The $450,000 economic development project will now be sent be ... read more »

OTEMS Boating Accident

Apr 24, 2017

OTEMS Paramedics and the Northwest Rogers County Fire Protection District were called around 2  on Monday afternoon to assist five occupants after their boat capsized after taking on water from the nose on the Verdigris River below Oologah Dam.   The call was dispatched at 2:10 p.m. ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Falsely Impersonates Another

Apr 24, 2017

A Bartlesville man is in trouble again. Marquis Rashad Sherrod has been charged for false impersonation of another to create liability, which is a felony, and driving without a valid drivers license, which is a misdemeanor. Officers conducted a traffic stop where a man was driving without hi ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Assaults With Deadly Weapon in ER

Apr 24, 2017

A Bartlesville man was in court on Monday on several charges. Raymond Allen Sanders was charged with Assault with a deadly weapon, driving under the influence of drugs, and transporting an open container. According to an affidavit, Sanders had pulled a knife on an employee at Jane Phillips E ... read more »

Avant Man Caught With Meth

Apr 24, 2017

An Avant man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility after being caught with methamphetamine. Brian Daniel Tisdale was taken into custody on Sunday. According to an affidavit, officers stopped Tisdale during a traffic stop after the car he was traveling in failed to use a turn sign ... read more »

Andy Coleman Continues his Congressional Campaign

Apr 24, 2017

Bartlesville's Andy Coleman announced his candidacy for Jim Bridenstine's First District Congressional Seat in February.  He is a U. S. Air Force Academy graduate and has served overseas in the Air Force.  He spent that last several years at Voice of the Martyrs working in count ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners

Apr 24, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Among action items, the commissioners approved several bids for six-month road materials. The commissioners also approved and signed several more forms from ODOT for the Bison Road Projec ... read more »

Tim Harris Announces Congressional Campaign

Apr 24, 2017

Former Tulsa County District Attorney, Tim Harris announced his campaign for Congress.  Harris is one of what will likely be a field of Republicans running for the seat the First District Congressman Jim Bridenstine will vacate in November of next year. Harris was elected as Tulsa County ... read more »