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Information on Fugitive Sought

Jun 27, 2016

Crime Stoppers needs your help to locate a wanted fugitive.  According to the Nowata County Sheriff’s Office, 27 year-old Matthew John Kipps of Nowata is wanted on a felony warrant for Injuring or burning a public building.  Osage County authorities also have a warrant for his arr ... read more »

Rig Count Declines

Jun 24, 2016

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by three this week to 421, snapping three weeks of gains after a slide that lasted months and pushed the count to record-low levels amid depressed energy prices. A year ago, 859 rigs were active. Houston oilfi ... read more »

Reform Ballot Issues Confirmed

Jun 24, 2016

Two proposals designed to control future growth of the Oklahoma prison population are one step closer to placement on the November ballot. Oklahoma Secretary of State and Native American Affairs Chris Benge on Friday said his office confirmed State Questions 780 and 781 each received more ... read more »

Commissioners To Go Over Unfinished Buiness

Jun 26, 2016

A busy agenda is planned for Monday's Nowata County Commissioners meeting.  According to the agenda, the commissioners will once again go over the sales tax plan.  Last week, a couple of county departments requested an increase for their budgets.  Money has been tight for the c ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Numerous Charges

Jun 24, 2016

Washington County Associate District Judge Russell Vaclaw held a probable cause hearing Friday afternoon for 45-year old Justin Grant Sheppard of Bartlesville, who was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, burglary, and reckless driving.  Bartlesville police were called to a home in the ... read more »

Welcome Home Kyrian Anderson

Jun 24, 2016

Kyrian Anderson had not been home for more than 100 days. On Friday afternoon around 3 o’clock, that finally changed. Anderson, a 6th grader, had been in Oklahoma City getting a bone marrow treatment to help his battle with leukemia. Supporters gathered along U.S. Highway 75 between ... read more »

Smartphone Vision Loss

Jun 23, 2016

In a new report by the New England Journal of Medicine, doctors describe a case of “transient smartphone blindness.” The report came after two women complained that they suffered from reoccurring vision loss episodes, some lasting up to 15 minutes. Doctors eventually found out that th ... read more »

Water Line Break Fixed Again

Jun 24, 2016

There has been another water line break in downtown Bartlesville.  A leaking water line was detected by the city early Friday morning at 6th and Dewey. The city is aware of the issue and is working to repair the line. There has been no water has been shut off at this p ... read more »

Another Water Line Break Downtown

Jun 24, 2016

There has been another water line break in downtown Bartlesville.  A leaking water line was detected by the city early Friday morning at 6th and Dewey. The city is aware of the issue and is working to repair the line. There has been no water has been shut off at this point, and the c ... read more »

Primary Election Approaching for Osage County

Jun 24, 2016

Osage County Residents will be heading to the polls Tuesday, June 28, for County's Primary Election. Polls will be opening Tuesday morning at 7 and will remain open until 7 o'clock that evening.   Registered voters will be asked to provide photo identification. Those who cann ... read more »

Osage County Board to Choose Emergency Medical Provider

Jun 26, 2016

The Osage County Board of Commissioners will pick up proposals for emergency medical services for the Barnsdall area on Monday morning.  The board has been working to award a contract for the last several weeks.  They received two bids last Monday but the proposals weren't an easy c ... read more »

Woolaroc in the Top 18 Southern Places

Jun 24, 2016

Southern Living Magazine put Woolaroc on its list of "18 Places to Visit Before You Die".  Woolaroc Chief Executive Officer, Bob Fraser says he was blown away by the announcement. Fraser says he feels a little like a parent.  You know your child is great but it's bett ... read more »

Woman Dies from Heat-Related Illness in Pawhuska

Jun 23, 2016

A 29 Year-Old Arkansas woman died from heat-related injury Monday in Pawhuska. Meaghan Blair was serving as an adult supervisor for the Osage Prairie Pioneer Trek, an event hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-Day Saints. During the event, participants dress in traditional 1800s pi ... read more »

Yes For SQ 779 To Meet At Capitol

Jun 23, 2016

Students, parents, teachers, and a group called Yes for SQ 779 are going to the State Capitol tomorrow morning. The group plans to express frustration at what it calls “stall tactics” used by the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, or the OCPA Impact, that will delay efforts to boost ... read more »

Robertson Scheduled On Disposition Docket

Jun 23, 2016

A Bartlesville man who is facing a manslaughter charge that took place on July 1st, 2014 is scheduled to be on the July 6th disposition docket.  Brian James Robertson is charged with first degree manslaughter, leaving the scene of a fatality accident, and obstructing an officer. Oklahom ... read more »