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Police Ask for Information on Vandalism Incident

Feb 28, 2017

The Bartlesville Police department needs your help to sove a recent vandalism incident.  Authorities report that at about 9:30 the evening of January 19th 6 individuals -- both men and women -- were seen knocking over and damaging the Buffalo in the park. Crime doesn't pay by Crime ... read more »

Commissioners Sign Contracts for Sewer Project

Feb 27, 2017

This week at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, the contracts for the Osage County Jail sewer project were signed, Brett Selvidge of Samaritan EMS provided a monthly and six month report, and Charles Hogan and BJ Fay from Oakridge Builders provided a status update for ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Threatening School

Feb 27, 2017

A Bartlesville man remains in the Washington County Jail after he allegedly threaten to shoot students at Oklahoma Wesleyan University last Friday.  18-year old Donavan Leon Crumpton is charged with threats to kill and possession of marijuana.  A court affidavit states that Bartles ... read more »

Tulsa Mother Arrested

Feb 27, 2017

A Tulsa-area mother was arrested after police found her passed out behind the front seats of a truck filled with drugs and exposed needles and her 2-month-old infant left unsupervised in the cold vehicle.   Police discovered the infant in a truck parked outside a home improvement store l ... read more »

Bruin Academic All-Staters

Feb 27, 2017

Three seniors at Bartlesville High School have been named Academic All-Staters by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence. Russell Drummond, Tyler Gerth, and Jack Williams are among the 100 top public high school seniors who were selected for the honor from 551 nominations statewide. Each of ... read more »

Road Closing

Feb 27, 2017

Washington County Emergency Management has announced a road closure at North 4000 Road between West 1100 and West 1200 Roads. This will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily until it's completion. Please use an alternate route. ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Feb 27, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting this morning at 9:30. In the brief meeting, the commissioners approved a declaration of surplus for New Holland Tractors. The commissioners also approved letters to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission regarding the Publi ... read more »

Nowata County Junior Livestock Show

Feb 25, 2017

The 2017 Nowata County Junior Livestock Show was held this past weekend at the Nowata County Fairgrounds.  In the steer show,  Travis Dick of Oklahoma Union 4-H was the Grand Champion and McKenna Little of Oklahoma Union FFA was the Reserve Champion.  There were 7 Classes shown.&nb ... read more »

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Lock-down

Feb 24, 2017

Friday at approximately 2pm Friday afternoon, Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s Bartlesville campus was placed on lock-down as a precaution due to reports of a suspicious individual making threats. Bartlesville police responded and the lock-down was lifted at approximately 2:26 pm after the ap ... read more »

Woman Arrested For Meth

Feb 24, 2017

A Bartlesville Woman is in the Washington County Jail for resisting an officer and being in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Kristin Renee Ward had a warrant out for her arrest when she was spotted entering Wal-Mart. An officer approached her an began asking her what her name w ... read more »

Katsy Mullendore Whittenburg Died in Dallas this Week

Feb 24, 2017

Katsy Mullendore Whittenburg died at the age of 76 earlier this week in Dallas.  Whittenburg was an avid fund raiser for Washington County Elder Care and was instrumental in beginning and continuing the Annual Fund-raiser, "The Good, The Bad, and the Bar-b-que".  She also serv ... read more »

Earl Sears Speaks At Eggs And Issues

Feb 24, 2017

Tri County Tech was home to Eggs and Issues this morning as Representatives Earl Sears and Travis Dunlap, and Senator Julie Daniels spoke. In the hour long forum, Sears discussed the good and bad news over the state budget, including saying that the state did, in fact, have a budget failure. ... read more »

Two People Dead after Fairfax Shooting Incident

Feb 23, 2017

Two people are dead following shooting incident in front of a bank in Fairfax Thursday morning. The Osage County Sheriff’s Office reports receiving a 911 call at approximately 8:11 from someone who said that a woman was on the ground in front of the bank in Fairfax and there was a lot of bl ... read more »

Hyde Arrested For Aggravated Assault

Feb 23, 2017

A Bartlesville man has been arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to an affidavit, Roy Dean Hyde JR. got into altercation with a man in the alleyway behind Lot-A-Burger. Witnesses say that the victim and Hyde were friends prior to the incident, however, altercations occu ... read more »

Seals Arrested For Stealing A Bike And Meth

Feb 23, 2017

A Talequah man has been arrested in Washington County for stealing a bicycle and then being caught with methamphetamine. According to an affidavit, an officer was called to a scene where a man was chasing after his stolen bike. The man identified the person who stole his bike was Charles Seals. ... read more »