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Project will Close Second Street

Jun 16, 2018

Second Street will be closed just east of Johnstone Avenue beginning Wednesday to accommodate construction of a new water line in the area.  The roadway will be closed on the east side of the Second Street and Johnstone Avenue intersection for the duration of the project. The work is expecte ... read more »

Tulsa Man In Trouble For Robbery

Jun 15, 2018

  Chief District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced 46-year-old Robert Chebon Johnson of Tulsa, to 46 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for Robbery. Johnson must also pay restitution in the amount of $15,991.     On May 31, 2017, Johnson an ... read more »

Salmonella Found in Cereal in Oklahoma

Jun 15, 2018

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has joined public health officials from multiple states along with the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka associated with Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. As ... read more »

Dad Deserves It! Winner Announced

Jun 15, 2018

The Dad Deserves It! Contest has come to a conclusion, and local dad Mitch Miller is our winner.   Miller has won: A 3-night stay at the Canyon Plaza Resort 2 passes for Grand Canyon IMAX Movie Discovery and Adventure Parking and admission to ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent to Resign

Jun 15, 2018

The Pawhuska Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Janet Neufeld has submitted her resignation. The resignation will need to be approved at the next meeting of the Pawhuska School Board on Monday June 18. Dr. Janet Neufeld took the position of Superintendent in July of 2016 and she has not released a ... read more »

Yocham's to Rebuild After Fire

Jun 15, 2018

In the wake of Tuesday’s fire Yocham’s Custom Leather, a Bartlesville staple, is trying to rebuild. The fire damaged a large amount of inventory on the home décor side of the shop, however much of the saddle shop went undamaged. Owner Rick Yocham provides an update on the s ... read more »

Woman Attacks Husband's Car With a Machete

Jun 14, 2018

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on Wednesday evening after attacking her husband’s vehicle with a machete. Summer Nickles stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of aggravated assault and battery. According to an affidavit, Nickles became upset with he ... read more »

Copan Man Charged With Public Intoxication

Jun 14, 2018

A Copan man was arrested early Thursday morning after walking into a residence that was not his. Joshua Shadwick stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing a charge of public intoxication. According to an affidavit, a sheriff’s deputy was called to a res ... read more »

BRTA Holds Incentive Meeting

Jun 14, 2018

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority held an incentive review committee meeting on Thursday afternoon.   On the 2nd floor of City Hall, the committee discussed and dissected the TIF 1 Project Plan and the TIF 2 Project Plan, before voting and approving a few wording changes ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Dies as a Result of May Crash

Jun 14, 2018

The Oklahomao Highway Patrol reports that an 80 year-old Bartlesville man died last week as a result of injuries he sustained in a May 28th accident in Washington County.     Glenn Goodrich was northbound on U. S. 75 just after 11 o'clock that evening when his car was h ... read more »

Bartlesville's Tree Debris Disposal Site is Approved

Jun 14, 2018

The City of Bartlesville has established a free site for Bartlesville residents to dispose of tree debris caused by Tuesday storms. The site is located on West Highway 60 just east of the Green Country Rodeo Arena.   Public Works Director Keith Henry says permitting required by the O ... read more »

Summer School And Food Programs In Session

Jun 13, 2018

The Bartlesville Public School District is holding summer schools for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and an extended program for some special education students.   In addition, there are some transition camps to help incoming 6th and 9th graders.   BPSD's Summer Food Se ... read more »

Arvest Provides More than 2.1 Million Meals

Jun 13, 2018

After months of generous donations, Arvest Bank has set a record for the number of meals raised for the 1 Million Meals initiative.   Arvest launched its annual initiative to fight hunger in the four-state region the bank serves two months ago. Today, the bank announced that it has e ... read more »

Convicted Sex Offender Fails to Register

Jun 13, 2018

A man convicted of making indecent proposals to a minor in 2003 was arrested after violating the Oklahoma Sex Offender Registration Act. Donal Breashers appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing a failure five felony counts of failing to register as a sex offender. Acco ... read more »

K9 Officer Assists in Drug Arrest

Jun 13, 2018

A cracked windshield led to a traffic stop where active warrants were discovered as well as the presence of drugs. Tyler Sanders stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of possession of marijuana, possession of stolen property and obstructing driver&rs ... read more »