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Bartlesville Manager Arrested For Lewd Acts

May 25, 2017

According to our partners at News On 6, Canadian County deputies arrested a Bartlesville man they say was having graphic sexual communication with a person he thought was a 14-year-old girl.   Deputies say Ellis manages a Braum's in Bartlesville. They say he began communicating w ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Meth Possession

May 25, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday. Gerardo Castruita Jr. was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine earlier this week. According to an affidavit, Castruita admitted to an officer to having possessed both methamphetamine and marijuana inside ... read more »

Two Bartlesville Men Charged With Aggravated Assault

May 25, 2017

Two Bartlesville men stood before a judge in the Washington County courthouse on Thursday. David Kirby and Kyle Magana face a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.  According to an affadavit, the two men entered the residence of a woman, but were asked to leave. The men then ... read more »

City Planning Commission

May 25, 2017

The City Planning Commission held their regular meeting on Tuesday evening. Among action items, the commission held a public hearing to consider on an application from Green Country Dental Arts to increase square footage on a sign on Washington boulevard. The commission also held a public hearing ... read more »

Pathfinder Parkway To Be Re-Routed Temporarily

May 25, 2017

The damaged portion of Pathfinder Parkway located north of the Tuxedo Bridge will be temporarily re-routed until a more permanent solution can be secured. The path from Johnstone Park to Frank Phillips Boulevard is closed because of erosion on the trail into the Caney River, leaving no throu ... read more »

Pools To Open Saturday

May 25, 2017

Frontier and Sooner swimming pools are set to open on Saturday. Both pools, while owned by the City of Bartlesville, are managed and operated by the Richard Kane YMCA. Open swim at both pools will be from noon to 6 p.m. every day. Group swim, lessons, private lessons and private party reserv ... read more »

City Offices Closed On Memorial Day

May 25, 2017

Monday trash routes will be amended next week due to the Memorial Day holiday. Monday trash routes will be serviced on Wednesday, May 31. The City of Bartlesville offices will be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. Police and fire services will continue as normally scheduled, with no ... read more »

OSDH Advises For Tick Prevention

May 25, 2017

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is advising anyone who participates in outdoor activities to follow tick bite prevention precautions. Ticks can carry many diseases which can cause illness, and even death, in both children and adults of all ages. Oklahoma continues to rank among those ... read more »

Online Elementary Education Available

May 25, 2017

The Bartlesville Public School District has posted online education for elementary students to use during the Summer months. The resources can be found on their website, here. ... read more »

Accident Closes 75 for Awhile

May 25, 2017

Highway Patrol troopers responded just after 10:30 Thursday morning when they were notified of an accident four miles north of Bartesville on U.S. 75 involving a commercial vehicle.  The two-vehicle mishap blocked the southbound lanes of 75.  The OHP closed 75 at 1300 road for about 30 ... read more »

Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority

May 24, 2017

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority held a regular meeting on Wednesday afternoon where they spent much of the meeting in executive session discussing with their legal council about several pending lawsuits from Joel Rabin and Sharon Hurst. The authority also approved a recomendati ... read more »

BPS Summer Food Service Program

May 24, 2017

The Bartlesville Public Schools Child Nutrition Department will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program for Children this year. Free meals will be served to children ages 1 to 18 in the cafeterias of four schools in the Bartlesville Public School District – Richard Kane, Ranch H ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged With Possession of Inhalants

May 24, 2017

A Bartlesville woman was in the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. Allison Leathers was charged with possession and use of nitrate inhalants. According to an affidavit, Leathers used an air duster to inhale intoxicating chemicals, which is a misdemeanor. Leathers next court date i ... read more »

Bartlesville Man DUI

May 24, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared in Washington County court on Wednesday. Erik Yales was charged with driving under the influence of drugs earlier this week. According to an affidavit, an officer stated that he witnessed Yales driving a truck into a garage door and was led to believe that Yales wa ... read more »

Kiddie Park to Observe 70 Years Saturday

May 24, 2017

Bartlesville's Kiddie Park will celebrate 70 years of serving the youngsters of Bartlesville on Saturday.  The event is billed as a "Happy Days" anniversary.  Kiddie Park board chairman, Ron Adams says Bartlesville's park is a one-of-a-kind.  He refers to a 2009 s ... read more »