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Washington County Livestock Show Set to Begin

Mar 01, 2017

Judging starts for the Washington County Junior Livestock Show on Thursday at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey.  The schedule for this year's event has changed from what participants are used to from previous years.  The swine show starts Thursday morning at 10.  Once ... read more »

Senator Lankford Praises Trump's Address

Mar 01, 2017

Oklahoma's Senator James Lankord says President Trump gave a moving speech to the nation Tuesday night in a Joint Session of Congress that hit on the heart of the issues facing all Americans. According to the senator, Trump's focus on bringing a very divided nation together to build a mor ... read more »

Craig County Sheriff Deputy Dies

Feb 28, 2017

A Craig County Sheriff's Deputy has died overnight. 23-year-old Sean Cookson died after being admitted to the hospital after a crash in Cherokee County on February 22. According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the collision occurred on Oklahoma 82, about 6 miles north of Ta ... read more »

Snyder Preliminary Hearing Scheduled

Feb 28, 2017

A Tulsa man who is accused of trafficking in drugs, has a preliminary hearing scheduled for March 9th.  Calvin Louis Snyder is charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possesion of a firearm, public intoxication, and obstructing a police officer.  A court affida ... read more »

Poindexter Preliminary Hearing Set

Feb 28, 2017

A Porter man who has a number of pending charges in Washington County, has a preliminary hearing scheduled for March 23rd.  Gary Lee Poindexter, Jr. is charged with eluding a police officer, possession of methamphetamine, driving with a suspended license, and defective tail lights.  Okl ... read more »

Washington County Weather

Feb 28, 2017

The Washington County Emergency Management team has announced that there is a slight risk of severe weather late this afternoon and evening. However, they do report that the best chance will be to the east near the Arkansas and Missouri borders. A cold front is reported to move through around ... read more »

Police Ask for Information on Vandalism Incident

Feb 28, 2017

The Bartlesville Police department needs your help to sove a recent vandalism incident.  Authorities report that at about 9:30 the evening of January 19th 6 individuals -- both men and women -- were seen knocking over and damaging the Buffalo in the park. Crime doesn't pay by Crime ... read more »

Commissioners Sign Contracts for Sewer Project

Feb 27, 2017

This week at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, the contracts for the Osage County Jail sewer project were signed, Brett Selvidge of Samaritan EMS provided a monthly and six month report, and Charles Hogan and BJ Fay from Oakridge Builders provided a status update for ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Threatening School

Feb 27, 2017

A Bartlesville man remains in the Washington County Jail after he allegedly threaten to shoot students at Oklahoma Wesleyan University last Friday.  18-year old Donavan Leon Crumpton is charged with threats to kill and possession of marijuana.  A court affidavit states that Bartles ... read more »

Tulsa Mother Arrested

Feb 27, 2017

A Tulsa-area mother was arrested after police found her passed out behind the front seats of a truck filled with drugs and exposed needles and her 2-month-old infant left unsupervised in the cold vehicle.   Police discovered the infant in a truck parked outside a home improvement store l ... read more »

Bruin Academic All-Staters

Feb 27, 2017

Three seniors at Bartlesville High School have been named Academic All-Staters by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence. Russell Drummond, Tyler Gerth, and Jack Williams are among the 100 top public high school seniors who were selected for the honor from 551 nominations statewide. Each of ... read more »

Road Closing

Feb 27, 2017

Washington County Emergency Management has announced a road closure at North 4000 Road between West 1100 and West 1200 Roads. This will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily until it's completion. Please use an alternate route. ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Feb 27, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting this morning at 9:30. In the brief meeting, the commissioners approved a declaration of surplus for New Holland Tractors. The commissioners also approved letters to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission regarding the Publi ... read more »

Nowata County Junior Livestock Show

Feb 25, 2017

The 2017 Nowata County Junior Livestock Show was held this past weekend at the Nowata County Fairgrounds.  In the steer show,  Travis Dick of Oklahoma Union 4-H was the Grand Champion and McKenna Little of Oklahoma Union FFA was the Reserve Champion.  There were 7 Classes shown.&nb ... read more »

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Lock-down

Feb 24, 2017

Friday at approximately 2pm Friday afternoon, Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s Bartlesville campus was placed on lock-down as a precaution due to reports of a suspicious individual making threats. Bartlesville police responded and the lock-down was lifted at approximately 2:26 pm after the ap ... read more »