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Bartlesville City Planning Commission Tables Atwood's Application

Jul 28, 2015

The application to relocate the Atwood's Ranch and Home store in the Eastland Shopping Center are on hold, at least for now. Community Development Director Lisa Beeman made a presentation before the Bartlesville City Planning Commission outlining the site plan and the planned unit development ... read more »

Price of Regular Gasoline Continues to Fall

Jul 28, 2015

Crude oil prices fell by more than two dollars a barrel last week which doesn't make shareholders happy but drivers will appreciate the drop at the pump. The average pump price in Oklahoma just a week ago was $2.65, the highest it had been in 2015. Gasbuddy.com reports that refinery issu ... read more »

Free Fair Talent Deadline Only Weeks Away

Jul 28, 2015

The Washington County Free Fair takes place a little more than one month from now. Free Fair Manager Pam Pollock said the deadline is coming up for the three age divisions. The deadline is on August 14th. A dress rehearsal is set up for September 1st to give the performers a chance to practic ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Jul 28, 2015

A Bartlesville man is in custody after he allegedly was caught with drugs.  38-year old Matthew Gillman is charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and acquire proceeds from a drug activity.  Bartlesville police were called to the 400 block of South Choctaw t ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested For Rape

Jul 28, 2015

A $100,000 bond has been set for a Dewey man who allegedly had sex with a 15-year old girl.  30-year old Richard Allen Holmes is charged with two counts of second degree rape and one count of lewd or indecent proposals to a child under 16.  According to a court affidavit, the girl ... read more »

Free Radio on Your Smart Phone

Jul 28, 2015

Do you remember walking around with your own portable radio in your pocket? Since the introduction of the modern smart phone many have been fighting for these platforms to have free FM radio capability.   Many smart phones have FM radio chips installed, however, mobile phone carrier ... read more »

Volunteers Needed for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Jul 28, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters has been changing the lives of children since 1904. The organization is always on the lookout for volunteers to become Bigs and donations help a lot in that search. Area Director Charlene Dew said there are two elements for success: funding and volunteers. Like many o ... read more »

Osage County School Dates

Jul 28, 2015

It is July and many schools have either began enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year or will soon. The following are the dates for many Osage County Schools   Avant Public Schools First Day of School: August 12 Enrollment: August 10   Barnsdall Public School ... read more »

Help Available for Home Owners Near Downtown Area

Jul 28, 2015

Help for rehabilitation is available for home owners living near Downtown Bartlesville. A Tax Increment Finance District has been created for an area that makes a band around downtown. Residential consultant for the area, called Capitol Hill, Carol Ervin, describes the borders. Ervin said tha ... read more »

Bartlesville City Planning Commission Meeting Tonight

Jul 28, 2015

A long-standing retail staple in Bartlesville could move down the road a bit very soon. The Bartlesville City Planning Commission will consider and take action tonight on a request from Atwood's to move from the current location at the Eastland Shopping Center to a new facility to be built on ... read more »

Pawhuska School Enrollment

Jul 28, 2015

It is July and many schools have either began enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year or will soon. Pawhuska Public School's first day of school is August 20th however, as most parents are aware kids don't get to just show up the first day of school. The following are the dates of enroll ... read more »

Commissioners Hear Concerned Citizen

Jul 27, 2015

During this week's meeting of the Osage County Commissioners, the Commissioners heard from District 2 resident and owner of 146 acres Kurt Langenhahn.   Langenhahn had previously voiced concern regarding traffic and trash along 43rd Street in North Tulsa which was as he stated a ... read more »

Bartlesville Development Authority Chair Good Things Are Coming

Jul 27, 2015

The purpose of the Bartlesville Development Authority is to bring new businesses to town. BDA Chair Bob Fraser said that the organization is talking with more and more retailers and is close to entering into some agreements that are really exciting. Fraser also said there's an even bigger pro ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Drug Possession

Jul 27, 2015

A Bartlesville man is in custody after he allegedly was caught with stolen property and had drugs.  29-year old Cody Ray Reynolds is charged with three counts of knowingly concealing stolen property, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia.&nbs ... read more »

Lean Urbanism Concept Under Consideration by Washington County Commissioners

Jul 27, 2015

The concept of “Lean Urbanism” could be part of Bartlesville soon. The city could become just one part of the pilot program, “The Project for Lean Urbanism.” Eric Jaekel, President of the Washington County Affordable Housing Coalition spoke before the Washington County Boa ... read more »