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Bartlesville Man Arrested For Threatening Woman

Aug 30, 2016

An $100,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly threaten to kill a woman.  22-year old James Michael Wickham is charged with pointing a firearm and threaten to perform an act of violence.  Bartlesville police were called to investigate the case at a home located in th ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Aug 29, 2016

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Among the action items, Commissioner Mike Bouvier presented a Signal Warrant Study and OCEM Director Kary Cox presented an Approval of Emergency Management Performance Grant Application and Su ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Accept Bids

Aug 29, 2016

This week at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, the Executive Director for American Therapeutic Riding Center Denise Ward requested use of the Clarence Brantley Indoor Arena. The Commissioners also opened bids for Road Oil, Concrete, Asphalt, and Sand, and they signed ... read more »

Two Jury Trials Scheduled For This Week

Aug 29, 2016

Two jury trials are scheduled to be held at Washington County District Court this week.  Chris Albert Wade of Dewey is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.  According to a court affidavit, Wade argued with his girlfriend.  A short time later, a man who was ... read more »

Commissioners Agreement With Cherokee Nation

Aug 29, 2016

The Nowata County Commissioners approved an annual memorandum of understanding with the Cherokee Nation Monday morning.  The agreement is a yearly renewal with the Cherokee Nation for road improvement projects.  Commissioner Curtis Barnes had high praise for the Cherokee Nation. In ... read more »

Body Found in Tulsa Trash Bin

Aug 29, 2016

Police in Tulsa have released the name of a 19-year-old woman who was found dead in a trash bin outside a north Tulsa apartment complex. Police say the body of Marquisha Walker was found Friday morning and her boyfriend was arrested for first-degree murder in her death. Sgt. Dave Walke ... read more »

Barnsdall Teen Injured in Accident

Aug 29, 2016

A Barnsdall 17 year-old is in the hospital because of injuries she sustained Saturday afternoon in an accident a half-mile south of the Barnsdall City Limits.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports the teen was driving a Ford Explorer northbound on County Road 2409.  Her vehicle went off ... read more »

Runoff Recount Requested

Aug 26, 2016

A retired university professor who trailed his opponent by just 40 votes in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat is seeking a recount in the race. Democrat Tom Guild filed a petition for recount in his race against former state Sen. Al McAffrey, who led by 40 vot ... read more »

Murder Suspect Arrested

Aug 26, 2016

A suspect in a Texas Murder has been arrested. While traveling through Tulsa on a bus, 18-year-old Eric Cavazos was taken into custody Thursday at the bus station by members of the Northern Oklahoma Violent Crimes Task Force. Cavazos is wanted on a first-degree murder warrant in Bear County, ... read more »

Shimko Preliminary Hearing Set

Aug 26, 2016

A Dewey man who was arrested in July in connection with his 64-year old grandmother's death, has a preliminary hearing scheduled for November 3rd.  Donald Wayne Shimko The Third is charged with first degree murder. According to a court document, Dewey police received a call from Shi ... read more »

Morrison Sentencing Delayed

Aug 25, 2016

A Ramona man who is accused of attacking a 17-year boy in September of 2015 was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday afternoon, but it has been delayed.  The sentencing hearing is now scheduled for September 9th.  Charlie Chester Morrison The Second is charged with assault and battery wit ... read more »

Legislators Travel to Bartlesville For Golf Event

Aug 25, 2016

CHAMBER GOLF TOURNAMENT TODAY  8/25/16 1 PM  CHARLIE The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce had a full card for its 37th-annual Legislative Golf Tournament on Thursday.  Jim Dunlap started the tournament 36 years ago while he was a freshman state representative after att ... read more »

Insurance Department Charges Two Former Owasso Agents

Aug 25, 2016

An Owasso couple is charged with exploitation of an elderly person for fraudulently taking over an 89-year-old man's financial affairs. Former insurance agents 78 year-old Sterling Messer and 60 year-old Billie Messer cashed $15,189 worth of checks from the victim's bank account. The vict ... read more »

Rabin Withdraws Council Bid

Aug 25, 2016

Joel Rabin has announced he is withdrawing his bid for the Ward four seat on the Bartlesville City Council.  Rabin made the announcement Thursday morning by email.  Rabin says he is making the announcement with regret and deep disappointment.  Rabin says with more than 70 perce ... read more »

Boys and Girls Club Breaks Ground for New Facility

Aug 24, 2016

Board members, fund-raisers, architects, and building-builders turned over ceremonial shovels of dirt Wednesday afternoon as the Bartlesville Boys and Girls Club broke ground for the new C. J. "Pete" Silas Boys and Girls Club.  Capital Committee Co-chairs Mike May and and Glenn Cox ... read more »