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Church Will Unveil Remodeling Sites During Open House

Sep 05, 2018

East Cross Church will open its doors to show people the remodeled areas of the church this weekend. The Child Care area saw the most remodeling in the two-year long remodeling period. A balcony was also removed to create a two story opening at the church’s entrance. For Senior Pastor J ... read more »

Tulsa Group to Assist with Price Fields Renovations

Sep 05, 2018

A Tulsa engineering firm will aid the City of Bartlesville in the development of Price Fields. City Councilman Jim Curd says the City of Bartlesville will partner with the Planning Design Group from Tulsa to help with phase three of renovations at Price Fields. Curd says that the difficult en ... read more »

Senator Lankford Congratulates Inhofe on Chairmanship

Sep 06, 2018

Oklahoma's Senator James Lankford has congratulated Senator Jim Inhofe on his appointent to serve as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.  Lankford says our national defense is a constitutional responsibility that we cannot take lightly.  He says Senator Inhofe is the be ... read more »

Driver in Tuesday Hit-and Run Arrested

Sep 06, 2018

Bartlesville police have made an arrest in a Tuesday night hit-and-run incident.  According to Captain Jay Hastings, police received a tip regarding the incident that injured a man when a driver hit him while he was along the an access road in the 300 block of South Washington Blvd near Walg ... read more »

Updated Alcohol Laws Take Effect Oct. 1

Sep 05, 2018

Several changes and amendments to Oklahoma State laws pertaining to alcohol will be enacted starting on October 1. Many of the changes are pertinent to liquor stores. Refrigerated beer in excess of 8.9% alcohol by volume and wine in excess of 15% will now be permitted. Liquor stores are now a ... read more »

Former Independence Man Takes Play to Broadway

Sep 05, 2018

Former William Inge House playwright-in-resident Jeremy Kareken writes a new play that will star Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway. Kareken lived in Independence, Kansas in 2004 as part of the Independence Community College William Inge Center for the Arts playwright residency program. Since its e ... read more »

Police Ask for Help on Hit and Run Incident

Sep 05, 2018

Bartlesville Police were called to the scene of a vehicle / pedestrian hit and run accident Tuesday evening. Captain Jay Hastings reports the accident occurred on the access road to the east of the 300 block SE Washington boulevard. The area is between Walgreens and Highland park church.  ... read more »

One Killed in Trailer Park Shooting

Sep 04, 2018

A woman shot at a trailer park in Ocheleta has died, according to Washington County Lieutenant Jon Copeland. Michele E. Mayes was declared dead at the scene due to gunshot wounds to the upper torso area. The gunman, Mayes’ estranged boyfriend John Jeffrey Thomas was flown to a Tulsa hos ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Amends Several Pertinant Ordinances

Sep 04, 2018

Several city ordinances were amended and approved in order to be in compliance with state regulations at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Bartlesville City Council. The first item discussed was prompted by an inquiry from Don Spencer of the Oklahoma Second Amendment Association about a &l ... read more »

Dewey Officials Discuss Fire Department, Alcohol Laws

Sep 04, 2018

Local alcohol regulations will change in Dewey in regards to the changes in state law under the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act. Dewey City Council members discussed and approved the occupation tax, prohibited employment, and the date and hours on which the selling of alcohol will be proh ... read more »

City Council Honors Officers

Sep 04, 2018

Several police officers were honored at Tuesday’s night’s meeting of the Bartlesville City Council. The community suffered tragedies on August 18 and 19, both homicides. The City made it a point to honor the work done by police personnel and emergency responders. City Manager Mike ... read more »

Dewey School Board Approves Contracts, Discuss Policy

Sep 04, 2018

Dewey School Board members took action to approve activity fund sub accounts for the Ag Farm Deposits and the National Junior Honor Society Monday night. Two out of state trips for Dewey High School’s Key Club and FFA were approved on top of other things, too. Two contracts were approve ... read more »

Broken Arrow QuikTrip Robber Pleas Guilty

Sep 04, 2018

United States Attorney Trent Shores announces that Devon Deshon Thomas, 23, of Tulsa, pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbery of a Broken Arrow QuikTrip using coercion through force and fear. Thomas admitted to robbing a Broken Arrow QuikTrip on May 30, 2018.  Shortly after 3:30 a.m., two mask ... read more »

Washington Co. Free Fair Member Notes Saturday Changes

Sep 04, 2018

This years Washington County Free Fair will shake things up for its Saturday events. The indoor building at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey will open at 11 a.m. and will remain open until 5 p.m. Fair Board Member Shannon Adcock says the schedule has slightly changed as well to incr ... read more »

OLLI to Host Fall Festival Party Sunday

Sep 04, 2018

Oklahoma Lifelong Learning Institute at Oklahoma State will teach DNA and genealogy at its Bartlesville site this month. Kay Little, author of I Am a Leaf Following Branches to Find My Tree, will teach the “Taproots: An Oral History Project” course with Betty Keim on Mondays start ... read more »