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Bartlesville Schools Host Senior Promise Reception

May 01, 2016

Bartlesville Schools invited the community to a reception Sunday afternoon at the high school.  The event, held in the high school commons area served two purposes.  It gave everyone the opportunity to meet the superintendent who will start next school year, Chuck McCauley, and to learn ... read more »

City Council To Meet Monday Evening

May 01, 2016

Several items are on tap for Monday's Bartlesville City Council meeting.  According to the agenda, the city council will receive a report of the 2015 management agreement for the operation of Sooner and Frontier pools.  After the report, the city council will discuss and take action ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Arrested For Shoplifting

Apr 29, 2016

A Bartlesville woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking items from a department store and trying to sell the stolen items on Facebook.  39-year old Crystal Lynne Turner is charged with a felony count of shoplifting.  Bartlesville police were called to JC Penny's located at 2 ... read more »

Wasihington County to Fill Vacant Treasurer's Office Job

Apr 30, 2016

Washington County Commissioners plan to appoint Melissa Thornbrough to fill the vacant county treasurer's office Monday morning.  The agenda calls for District Judge Curtis DeLapp to administer the oath of office once Thornbrough has the job.  She will complete unepired term left va ... read more »

Osage Nation and OKWU Host Soccer Camp

Apr 29, 2016

The Osage Nation are partnering with the Oklahoma Wesleyan University Soccer Program to provide a free soccer camp for area youth. The first camp will be Friday, April 29 at the Pawhuska High School football field. Other dates for the camp are May 6, 7, and 13.   The event is a colla ... read more »

Phillips 66 Announced Lower Quarterly Earnings

Apr 29, 2016

Phillips 66 announced first-quarter earnings of $385 million, compared with $650 million in the fourth quarter of 2015. Adjusted earnings were $360 million, a decrease of $350 million from the last quarter. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Phillips 66, Greg Garland stated weaker margin ... read more »

Johnstone Park Remains Closed

Apr 29, 2016

Bartlesville's Johnstone Park remains closed today.  Storms that moved through the area earlier this week left trees damaged.  Kelli Williams with the City of Bartlesville says they first thought about a dozen trees were affected.  An evaluation has found that more than 30 tree ... read more »

Alex Garcia Found Guilty

Apr 29, 2016

A Kansas Jury found Alex Garcia guilty of attempted capital murder, kidnapping and burglary. Garcia was arrested in Kansas after shooting an Oologah police officer and leading officers on a long chase last May. Police say Garcia, 23-year-old Cesar Rios and 20-year-old Roxanne Mendoza open ... read more »

WCSPCA Appoints New Board Officers

Apr 28, 2016

Legality concerns over previous board actions prompt an election of new board members at the Washington County SPCA Wednesday evening. In efforts to achieve better transparency the board chose to return to the last official vote to reinstate previous executive board officers.   After ... read more »

Unemployment Rates Drop

Apr 28, 2016

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission released their March 2016 unemployment numbers.  According to the commission, 48 of Oklahoma 77 counties saw their unemployment rates drop while 14 counties saw the rates increase.  Washington, Nowata, and Osage counties saw their unemplo ... read more »

Hall Waives Preliminary Hearing

Apr 28, 2016

A Coffeyville, Kansas man who is accused of leading officers on a high speed chase back in January has waived preliminary hearing as is bound over for formal arraignment, scheduled for May 4th.  Joseph Dillon Hall is charged with eluding a police officer, falsely personate to create liabilit ... read more »

Bartlesville Arts Students Honored

Apr 28, 2016

Three Bartlesville High School students -- Emily Reel, Emily Leupp, and Katie McCollom received State Superintendent Awards for Arts Excellence. Emily Reel is the daughter of Larry and Shona Bates. She is a member of the Bruin Brigade, serving as Drum Major for two years. She was an All-State ... read more »

Maltby Preliminary Hearing Set

Apr 27, 2016

A Bartlesville man who is accused of stealing a vehicle and breaking into a home early this year, has a new preliminary hearing date, scheduled for May 3rd.  Robert Allen Maltby is charged with second degree burglary.  Bartlesville police observed a black Chrysler 300 traveling east on ... read more »

Chamber Introduces Valedictorians

Apr 27, 2016

The Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce welcomed and introduced the Valedictorians for the Class of 2016 from Barnsdall High School Tuesday afternoon. This year the five valedictorians are Kali Owens, Josiah Gott, Logan Bryant, Chandler Bryant, and Bradley Bickford. Barnsdall's valedictorians are d ... read more »