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Woman Drinks 12 Corona's, Gets Arrested for DUI

Jul 26, 2017

A Washington County officer finds a car with significant damage in a ditch just inside the county line. Inside, according to an affidavit, was 46-year-old Rebecca Kay Buzzard. When talking to Buzzard, the officer noticed an alcoholic odor, watery eyes, and slurred speech by Buzzard who says s ... read more »

Wilt Announces New Christmas Event in Bartlesville

Jul 26, 2017

The Bartlesville Chamber will host an event called “Christmas in the ‘Ville” this coming winter. Chamber Executive Director Sherri Wilt says the December event will nearly take up the whole month, because they are bringing in an ice skating rink. Wilt explains that the Chamb ... read more »

New Casey's Plans Receive a Push Back

Jul 26, 2017

The Bartlesville Planning Commission tables plans to build a new Casey’s on the southwest corner of Madison and Nowata. Randy Weatherly of Ambler Architects represented Casey’s in the Planning Commission meeting to rezone the property last night. He says that the location could wo ... read more »

Another Delay in Reece Murder Trial

Jul 26, 2017

Another delay has occurred in the trial against Jeremy and Tyler Reece. Wednesday morning the Oklahoma State Court of Appeals stayed the proceedings in the case so it can consider arguments on whether the state has jurisdiction.   Jurisdiction continues to be an issue in the case whe ... read more »

Senator Eddie Fields to Run for Lieutenant Governor

Jul 26, 2017

District 10 State Senator Eddie Fields is a candidate for Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor.  The current Lieutenant Governor, Todd Lamb is term limited so the seat will be open.     Fields points to the primary duty of the office -- to preside over the State Senate when necessa ... read more »

Re-Striping to Maintain Bartlesville Roads

Jul 24, 2017

Center-line striping continues in Bartlesville. Public Works Director Keith Henry says crews will also be working on the school zones in a week.  That will include re-striping the roads and cross walks. Keith says crews will work on the crossing signals too. The city recen ... read more »

Riding a Bike Without Headlights Leads to Arrest

Jul 25, 2017

A bicycle without a light riding across Frank Phillips leads to a foot chase in Bartlesville. According to an affidavit, Michael Wayne Lewis says he was aware he didn’t have a bicycle light while crossing a road with a speed limit of 30 miles per hour or greater, so he pedaled faster. T ... read more »

The Inter-State Fair and Rodeo Makes History

Jul 25, 2017

The 109th Inter-State Fair and Rodeo approaches the city of Coffeyville. This means Fun passes for the event will be on the rise. Fun passes are $40 through July 31 and will increase to $50 after August 1. Spokesperson Ruth Nicolaus says this is a good deal since it gives people access to all 8 n ... read more »

Status of Juvenile Detention Still in Question

Jul 25, 2017

The status of Juvenile Detention in Osage County remains uncertain after another lengthy discussion at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners. Two weeks ago Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden signed a request to terminate the contract with the Office of Juvenile Affairs, a c ... read more »

Kennedy Builing to Be Sold in Live Auction

Jul 24, 2017

It's official, the Kennedy Building in Downtown Pawhuska will be sold in a live auction, and it will happen sooner rather than later. The Osage County Board of County Commissioners have discussed over the past few weeks if they would carryout a live auction or a sealed bid auction for the bui ... read more »

Tiger Cub Finds New Home

Jul 25, 2017

A tiger cub that was rejected by her mother at the Philadelphia Zoo has been accepted by a new mother at the Oklahoma City Zoo.   Officials with the two zoos said Monday that the Amur, or Siberian, tiger cub named Zoya was accepted by the mother, a Sumatran tiger named Lola.   Z ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Fails to Register As Sex Offender

Jul 24, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Christopher Licavoli is facing a charge of failure to register as a sex offender in Washington County. According to affidavit, Licavoli is listed as level one violent offender. Licavoli last gave his listed address on ... read more »

Sponsler Charged For Indecent Exposure

Jul 24, 2017

Lacey Sponsler, the Pawhuska substitute teacher who exposed herself in January while performing a cartwheel appeared in court today for a plea hearing. Sponsler, has had another incidents after the cartwheel, where she entered a guilty plea in Tulsa County on an amended misdemeanor larceny ch ... read more »

Driving Record, DUI Leads to Charges

Jul 24, 2017

An officer stops a truck going nearly 20 miles over the speed limit on Tuxedo in Bartlesville. The officer then made contact with 48 year old Robert Steven Aggas, the driver. According to an affidavit, Aggas had bloodshoot water eyes and confessed to having two or three beers. Once failin ... read more »

Neck Scratches Led To Abuse Charges

Jul 24, 2017

An intoxicated woman returns home and causes abuse according to an affidavit. The defendant, 46 year old Angela Grace Rader from Bartlesville, faces charges for the domestic abuse leading to her arrest. The affidavit states the victim got into an arguement with Rader who had been gone all day ... read more »