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Legislators Support Budget Deal

Feb 09, 2018

A sweeping package of tax hikes on tobacco, motor fuel and oil, natural gas and wind production that would generate nearly $600 million to fund a teacher pay raise has cleared two key Oklahoma legislative committees.   Special budget committees in the House and Senate each passed Hou ... read more »

Mullin Supports His "Yes" Vote on the Budget

Feb 09, 2018

Second District Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin voted in favor of the budget amendment that would continue government operations and most importantly, end the ill effects of an underfunded military due to years of sequestration.   Mullin say he supported the measure — not ... read more »

Owasso Police Searching for Burglary Suspect

Feb 09, 2018

Owasso police are searching for a burglary suspect near the Greens Apartments at 86th and 129th. The News on 6 is reporting they've already captured a second suspect.   Owasso Deputy Police Chief Jason Woodruff is asking that you avoid the area if at all possible.   ... read more »

NAACP Holds Press Conference Regarding Townsend

Feb 08, 2018

The President of Oklahoma's NAACP Chapter held a news conference at noon on Thursday in Oklahoma City about a deadly officer-involved shooting in Bartlesville.  The shooting incident happened on January 17th when police shot and killed 72-year-old Geraldine Townsend while serving a s ... read more »

Accident On Silverlake

Feb 08, 2018

Bartlesville Police responded to an injury accident 1:15 Thursday afternoon at Adams and Silverlake.   Preliminary investigation revealed a pickup was Eastbound on Adams and completed a U-turn East of the Silverlake intersection. The pickup traveled Westbound at a high rate of speed ... read more »

Schoenthaler Joins RSU Board of Directors

Feb 08, 2018

The Bartlesville campus of Rogers State Univeristy has announced a new addition to its board of directors. Marty Schoenthaler will work with 20 other members of the board from communities around Claremore, Pryor, and Bartlesville. Schoenthaler got a firsthand look at RSU-Bartlesville when his ... read more »

BPS Running Background Checks On Contract Janitors

Feb 08, 2018

Bartlesville Public Schools personnel are currently visiting each school site to conduct background checks on each of the custodians working at the schools during each shift.    The district has received reports via social media that some of the custodians hired to work in the d ... read more »

Flu Deaths Hit State Record Number

Feb 08, 2018

Oklahoma health officials say the state has recorded 129 influenza deaths this season - a record for the state - and about 3,000 people have been hospitalized with illness.        The Oklahoma Department of Health said Thursday that flu deaths since Sept. 1 exceed the ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Looms

Feb 08, 2018

Friday is the final day for you to be registered to vote in the March 6h City of Bartlesville bond election.  The election contains a broad array of projects that include basic equipment, street and drainage improvements, and a significant investment in the City's parks.    ... read more »

Construction At Johnstone Concludes

Feb 07, 2018

The construction at Johnstone Park is complete. A stone paver plaza, decorative lighting and a sidewalk was funded with grant money from the Community Development Block Grant, Small Cities Set Aside Program and matching funds. One requirement of the grant is the holding of a final public hear ... read more »

Youth Baseball Holding Day Of Activities

Feb 07, 2018

Baseball Fundraiser 2/7/18 5PM Ben     Predator Youth Baseball, a local area travel baseball team, will be hosting a full day of events on February 17th in Nowata at the Nowata County Fairgrounds to benefit their upcoming season.   Breakfast will be sold from 7- ... read more »

New Construction Around Town

Feb 07, 2018

The new Braums restaurant and store is under construction, with ground broken by Wattsco of Oklahoma Company. According to Chief Communications Officer, Kelli Williams, the new store at this location will replace the existing one across the street, at 2539 S.E. Washington Blvd.   Acc ... read more »

DOJ Charges Two Local Men

Feb 07, 2018

United States Attorney R. Trent Shores has announced the results of the February 2018 Federal Grand Jury.    Two local individuals have been charged with violations of United States law in indictments returned by the Grand Jury.  The return of an indictment is a method of i ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Discusses New Substation

Feb 07, 2018

The Pawhuska City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday and approved all actions with little discussion. However, one item during the Public Works Authority meeting was discussed which was regarding the construction of an additional Electric Substation to accommodate expected ... read more »

Osage Nation Responds to Commissioners Appeal

Feb 07, 2018

Monday the Osage County Commissioners made a motion to appeal an application by the Osage Nation to place 75.916 acres in trust, and the Nation has taken action as a result. If the Osage Nation places the land in trust the county will not receive property tax dollars for the acreage to the amount ... read more »