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County Reviews Drug Enforcement Policy

May 02, 2016

After a County employee failed a random drug screening, a lengthy discussion arose during the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners Monday.   According to the County's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy, and Employee Handbook an employee who has tested positive w ... read more »

Shoplifting Leads To An Arrest

May 02, 2016

A $100,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville woman who allegedly took items from Hobby Lobby.  27-year old Cascia Danielle Stockton is charged with shoplifting, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of marijuana. According to a court affidavit, a witness from Hobby Lobby told ... read more »

Eagle Medical Transport Leaves Osage County

May 02, 2016

It is official, as of Sunday May 1, Eagle Medical Transport is no longer operating in Osage County. The announcement was made at the Monday morning meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners. Eagle Med representatives had said they would try to stay in operation through May but the ... read more »

New Owners for Radio Stations in Coffeyville

May 02, 2016

The owners of KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM radio made it official and closed the deal to  purchase a group of radio stations in Coffeyville.  Kevin, Dorea, Kaleb, and Taylor Potter purchased KGGF, KGGF-FM, KUSN, and KQQF from Radio Results Group in Coffeyville.    Kevin Potter ... read more »

Darla Tresner Receives SPJ Teacher of the Year Award

May 02, 2016

The Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists presented Bartlesville High School's Darla Tresner its Teacher of the Year award Saturday night.  Tresner says it was a special night for her.  One of Tresner's students from the 1980s submitted the nomination.  Tresne ... read more »

Concern Citizen Talks To Commissioners

May 02, 2016

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday morning heard from Debbie Hurd, concerning County Road 0202.  Hurd told the commissioners she was concerned about motorists speeding near her property and that no signs were up warning motorists to slow down.  She was afraid that someone might get ... read more »

Bartlesville Schools Host Senior Promise Reception

May 01, 2016

Bartlesville Schools invited the community to a reception Sunday afternoon at the high school.  The event, held in the high school commons area served two purposes.  It gave everyone the opportunity to meet the superintendent who will start next school year, Chuck McCauley, and to learn ... read more »

City Council To Meet Monday Evening

May 01, 2016

Several items are on tap for Monday's Bartlesville City Council meeting.  According to the agenda, the city council will receive a report of the 2015 management agreement for the operation of Sooner and Frontier pools.  After the report, the city council will discuss and take action ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Arrested For Shoplifting

Apr 29, 2016

A Bartlesville woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking items from a department store and trying to sell the stolen items on Facebook.  39-year old Crystal Lynne Turner is charged with a felony count of shoplifting.  Bartlesville police were called to JC Penny's located at 2 ... read more »

Wasihington County to Fill Vacant Treasurer's Office Job

Apr 30, 2016

Washington County Commissioners plan to appoint Melissa Thornbrough to fill the vacant county treasurer's office Monday morning.  The agenda calls for District Judge Curtis DeLapp to administer the oath of office once Thornbrough has the job.  She will complete unepired term left va ... read more »

Osage Nation and OKWU Host Soccer Camp

Apr 29, 2016

The Osage Nation are partnering with the Oklahoma Wesleyan University Soccer Program to provide a free soccer camp for area youth. The first camp will be Friday, April 29 at the Pawhuska High School football field. Other dates for the camp are May 6, 7, and 13.   The event is a colla ... read more »

Phillips 66 Announced Lower Quarterly Earnings

Apr 29, 2016

Phillips 66 announced first-quarter earnings of $385 million, compared with $650 million in the fourth quarter of 2015. Adjusted earnings were $360 million, a decrease of $350 million from the last quarter. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Phillips 66, Greg Garland stated weaker margin ... read more »

Johnstone Park Remains Closed

Apr 29, 2016

Bartlesville's Johnstone Park remains closed today.  Storms that moved through the area earlier this week left trees damaged.  Kelli Williams with the City of Bartlesville says they first thought about a dozen trees were affected.  An evaluation has found that more than 30 tree ... read more »

Alex Garcia Found Guilty

Apr 29, 2016

A Kansas Jury found Alex Garcia guilty of attempted capital murder, kidnapping and burglary. Garcia was arrested in Kansas after shooting an Oologah police officer and leading officers on a long chase last May. Police say Garcia, 23-year-old Cesar Rios and 20-year-old Roxanne Mendoza open ... read more »

WCSPCA Appoints New Board Officers

Apr 28, 2016

Legality concerns over previous board actions prompt an election of new board members at the Washington County SPCA Wednesday evening. In efforts to achieve better transparency the board chose to return to the last official vote to reinstate previous executive board officers.   After ... read more »