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Messiah Sing-Along to take Place on Sunday

Dec 05, 2018

The Bartlesville Musical Research Society will have a Messiah Sing-Along this Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church in Bartlesville. Conductor and choir director Mark Beckwith says he is looking forward to the event. Beckwith says anyone is welcome to attend, but the same goes for those who ... read more »

Turf Replacement for Custer Stadium on Board Agenda

Dec 05, 2018

The Bartlesville Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6th in the Education Service Center. In the meeting, the board will consider and possibly vote to approve the bid for turf replacement at Custer Field Stadium. The turf replacement at Custer Field Stadium is the onl ... read more »

Osage Emergency Management Crews Prepare for Storm

Dec 05, 2018

All indications point to the real possibility of a winter storm this weekend. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts says his crews are preparing for the worst before things get too bad on Friday going into Saturday. Roberts says it is still too early to tell exactly how much ice and sn ... read more »

ARF of Bartlesville Works Toward a Outdoor Cat Enclosure

Dec 05, 2018

Despite the severe weather last Friday, the Animal Rescue Foundation in Bartlesville had a successful Puttin’ on the Leash event. Advisory Board Member Rhonda Freeman says their annual fundraiser event was well attended and that they raised about $22,000. While that's a lower amount tha ... read more »

Bartlesville Recycling Survey to Launch in 2019

Dec 05, 2018

The City of Bartlesville’s Public Works Department has tried to keep the recycling center open for extended hours in the past but ran into problems with people dumping garbage, trash and other items at the center during off hours. That lead to the reduction of the recycling center&rsqu ... read more »

Detours Mentioned in Hwy 123 Bridge Plans

Dec 05, 2018

Earlier this week, the Washington County Commissioners mentioned an upcoming public meeting that the Oklahoma Department of Transportation will hold in Bartlesville. The public meeting held by ODOT in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration will cover construction plans for the state ... read more »

Leaf and Branch Collection Coming to Bartlesville

Dec 05, 2018

The City of Bartlesville’s next free leaf and grass collection is scheduled for December 17th through the 21st. Residents can place their leaves at the curb in bags on their normal trash collection day and the leaves will be collected by the Solid Waste crew. Collection is for leave ... read more »

Auction Held to Raise Money for Pawhuska Teachers

Dec 05, 2018

Osage artist Addie Roanhorse, along with her daughter Anya, helped raise $2,000 for Pawhuska Public School teachers last Friday at The Little Rain Song Loft in downtown Pawhuska. Two months ago, Roanhorse bought 100 canvases with the idea to distribute them to children at the school and have ... read more »

Civitan Park Pavilion Completed

Dec 04, 2018

Civitan Park, also known as “dinosaur park” has a new 20-foot by 44-foot picnic pavilion — thanks to donations from Bartlesville Civitan Club and other community organizations. The pavilion cost approximately $29,000, which was purchased with funds raised by the Civitan Club ... read more »

Richard Kane Class Goes to State Capitol

Dec 04, 2018

A second-grade class at Richard Kane Elementary has been chosen to decorate a Christmas tree as part of Governor Fallin’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the State Capitol. Second grade teacher Emily Voelkers will join Governor Fallin and State Superintendent of Schools Joy Hofmeist ... read more »

School Board Filings Update as Deadline Approaches

Dec 04, 2018

The Washington County Election Board Office has released new Board of Education filings. Alison Clark filed for the office three school board seat with Bartlesville Public Schools on Tuesday. Over in Copan, Shanda Davis has filed for the office four school board seat. On Monday, office three ... read more »

Projects Underway in Bartlesville

Dec 04, 2018

There are many projects that have been completed in the city of Bartlesville and many more in the works. Right now, the City of Bartlesville is figuring out a way to install a fence at Kiddie Park, which is located at Johnstone Park. Funding for this project was approved by voters in the Marc ... read more »

Change for a Change Jars Raising Awareness for United Way

Dec 04, 2018

Bartlesville Regional United Way keeps their Change for a Change jars up in an effort to raise more funds. President and CEO Lisa Cary says that aside from raising funds, the Change for a Change jars have helped them raise public awareness to United Way. She says they have 24 jars at local busine ... read more »

Osage County Courthouse to Remain Open Wednesday

Dec 04, 2018

In observance of George H.W. Bush’s passing, the United States will observe a National Day of Mourning. As a result, all U.S. Post Offices will be closed across the United States and regular mail won’t be delivered. Some courthouses will be closed, but the one in Osage County will ... read more »

Medical Marijuana Businesses Focusing on Security

Dec 04, 2018

City Councilman Trevor Dorsey says the City of Bartlesville has been holding workshops with businesses wanting to grow and sell medical marijuana in Bartlesville. He says several hopeful medical marijuana business owners have attended the workshops, and city staff members have asked questions. He ... read more »