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School Board Appreciation Tops School Agenda

Jan 20, 2019

The Bartlesville School Board will recognize Phillips 66 for its 67 thousand dollar donation Monday night.  The board will also spotlight three All-State Symphonic Band and three All-State Orchestra members.   Superintendent, Chuck McCauley will report on School Board Appreciati ... read more »

Mullin is Positive on Trump's Message

Jan 20, 2019

Second-district Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin released a statement after President Trump released a new proposal to secure our southern border and reopen the remainder of the federal government.  Mullin says that after a conference call with the President Trump, he believes his offer ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Eighth DUI

Jan 18, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested on Thursday for his eighth driving under the influence charge, according to the State of Oklahoma. Myron Camp was arraigned on charges of DUI, transporting an open container and driving under suspension at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. Court docum ... read more »

Suspect Arrested in Copan Burglary

Jan 18, 2019

A burglary incident in Copan led to the arrest of a Bartlesville. Noah Cross appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing a charge of second degree burglary for an incident that occurred earlier this week. According to an affidavit, an officer was summoned to a residence in C ... read more »

Oklahoma Lands Top Ten Spot in Mortgage Free Homes

Jan 18, 2019

Oklahoma ranks sixth in the nation for mortgage-free homeowners. According to Move.org, more than 45-percent of Oklahoma's homes are owned free and clear. That means over 400,000 out of approximately 962,500 homeowners in Oklahoma get to skip their mortgage bills every month. Oklahoma only tr ... read more »

One Dead in Late Thursday Night Traffic Incident

Jan 18, 2019

A Hominy woman died in a fatal car accident that occurred late Thursday night in Osage County. According to reports, the incident happened approximately 5 miles west of Hominy on State Highway 20. Only one vehicle was involved in the fatality incident. 46-year-old Brent Alexander Prather drove th ... read more »

Municipal Office Declaration Date Approaches

Jan 18, 2019

Candidates for municipal office in three Washington County municipalities may file candidacy declarations soon. Candidates can declare for the municipal offices starting at 8:00 a.m., Monday, February 4, 2019. That window will close on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Candidates for th ... read more »

Claremore Woman Sentenced for Bomb Hoax

Jan 18, 2019

Chief Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced Stephanie Louise Montgomery, 49, of Claremore to ten months in Federal prison for hoax bomb threats she made on March 27, 2018. Montgomery made a threatening phone call to the Claremore High School, indicating there were “five bombs in backpacks ... read more »

PEO Sisterhood Accepting Scholarship Applications

Jan 18, 2019

The Philanthropic Educational Organization Sisterhood established the PEO Star Scholarship in 2009. The intended purpose for the scholarship is for exceptional high school senior women to be awarded $2,500. Reporter Sally Keeler with PEO Sisterhood in Bartlesville explains that junior women i ... read more »

Sheriff Owen Appoints Copeland as Undersheriff

Jan 18, 2019

Washington County Sheriff, Scott Owen has selected Lt. Jon Copeland to serve as Undersheriff effective February 1st.  The vacancy was created by Undersheriff Steve Johnson's retirement.   Lt. Copeland is a 20 year veteran with Washington County Sheriff's Office and super ... read more »

Bland to Give Tourism Update at Commissioner Meeting

Jan 18, 2019

In lieu of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Osage County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday morning at the Osage County Courthouse. Kelly Bland, Executive Director of the Tourism Oversite Committee, will be on hand to give a report. The County Commissioners will then vote to approve numerous i ... read more »

Time for Osage County Residents to Apply for Absentee Ballots

Jan 18, 2019

Registered voters in Osage County have less than a week to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them by the Feb. 12 primary election. Tulsa, Cleveland and Shidler all have school board elections, while the City of Pawhuska and Sand Springs will also have elections. Absentee voters m ... read more »

Monday Holiday Affects Trash Pickup

Jan 18, 2019

The offices of the City of Bartlesville will be closed on Monday in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday.  That means that trash routes will be changed.    Public Works Director, Keith Henry says Monday customers will need to put their trash out before 6 o'c ... read more »

Marijuana or Hemp?

Jan 18, 2019

The president of a medical-grade hemp company in Colorado is working with authorities in Oklahoma to get back a shipment of about 18,000 pounds of hemp that was seized by police.   The Daily Camera reports that Panacea Life Sciences President Jamie Baumgartner says the shipment is wo ... read more »

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Tan

Jan 18, 2019

A Federal Grand Jury has indicted Hongjin Tan of Bartlesville.  Public Information Officer for U. S. Attorney Brent Shores made the announcement on Thursday.     The 35 year-old Tan is charged with stealing trade secrets pertaining to methods for developing a particula ... read more »