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Drowning Victim Gives Life to Someone Else

Jul 22, 2019

A 5-year old was found unresponsive in a Bartlesville pool on Friday. According to family of the child, Jaxon Coblentz, has been in critical condition at St. Francis Medical Center and according a family friend, doctors recently declared him brain dead. A friend to the family, Dawn Daniel ... read more »

Bartlesville Association of Realtors Makes Big Donation

Jul 22, 2019

The Bartlesville Association of Realtor has donated $100,000 to the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation. According to the BPS Foundation, the local Association chose to join the Tulsa Association of Realtors. Therefore, the local Association gave the proceeds from the sale of their office ... read more »

Up-and-Down Month for LaRue

Jul 22, 2019

It’s quite literally been an up-and-down month for Dewey High School product Carson LaRue. The pitcher in the Houston Astros system saw himself called up to Triple-A on July 4 to make one appearance for Round Rock. Then on July 11 he was sent back down to Double-A Corpus Christi for another ... read more »

Visit the Osage Website Getting Revamped

Jul 22, 2019

The “Visit the Osage” website is in need of some upgrades and the Board of Osage County Commissioners allowed Tourism Director Kelly Bland to go about making those necessary changes at Monday's board meeting. These improvements will cost up to $5,000 and they will use Visit Widget ... read more »

Nowata City Police Donate Body Cams to Sheriff

Jul 22, 2019

Ever since Mirta Hallett stepped up to fill the role of Nowata County Sheriff several donations have been made. The sheriff has received office supplies, kitchen supplies, labor and most importantly raised funds for the office. The latest donation comes from the City of Nowata Police Departme ... read more »

Preliminary Hearing Begins for Kidnapping Case

Jul 22, 2019

A Bartlesville man who allegedly kidnapped another man at knifepoint is set to appear in court on Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing. The State of Oklahoma will present witnesses against Gilbert Campus on the charges of kidnapping. The state must prove there is probable cause to believe th ... read more »

Mike Ross Sprinkler Systems Looks for Stolen Equipment

Jul 22, 2019

A business called Mike Ross Sprinkler Systems took a hit over the weekend. Surveillance video from Windle's Rock and Jewelry Shop shows a white Ford Super Duty, four-door pick-up truck driving away with a trailer full of Mike Ross' equipment. The incident took place on Saturday night, ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss 911 Consolidation

Jul 22, 2019

The possibility of consolidating 911 services with Rogers County sparked a debate at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Jerome Gnatek presented a cost analysis study and said it would come at annual cost of approximately $101,000. Currently, 911 dispatch is hos ... read more »

Osage County Attracting Tourists

Jul 22, 2019

Executive Director for Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland, was at Monday's commissioner meeting letting the commissioners know things are looking up across the county, as a lot of money is being made because people are coming to Osage County.   Bland added that the county has been ... read more »

Kelly Bland Has Good News for Commissioners

Jul 22, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and Executive Director for Tourism in Osage County, Kelly Bland, had some good news for the commissioners.   Bland told the commissioners that the county had mad ... read more »

Blood Drive Taking Place this Week in Bartlesville

Jul 22, 2019

The Jane Phillips Medical Center is holding a blood drive this week, according to the American Red Cross. Jan Hale, the External Communications Manager for the American Red Cross out of Tulsa, said summer time donors are greatly needed. She said summertime is especially difficult for blood co ... read more »

Habitat for Humanity to Obtain Surplus Real Estate

Jul 22, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners approved a resolution to declare real estate in the County as surplus. The property is known as 808 Southeast Shawnee, Lot 14, Block 5 at the Guthrie Addition in the City of Bartlesville. District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier said the property is going t ... read more »

Proposed Oil and Gas Contract Approved Monday

Jul 22, 2019

The Washington County Assessor's Office and the Total Assessment Solutions Corporation had a proposed contract approved on Monday. County Assessor Todd Mathes explained the contract and that they have contracted with TASC for the last four to five years for oil and gas discovery and valua ... read more »

Dewey Police Win Boots and Badges Blood Drive Trophy

Jul 22, 2019

The fifth Boots and Badges Blood Drive at the gymnasium at Dewey High School was a success! The Oklahoma Blood Institute collected 80 blood donations last Thursday. 240 local lives will be impacted by the donations. Susan Addison, an Account Consultant with the Oklahoma Blood Institute, s ... read more »

City Offers Free Disposal Site for Tree Debris

Jul 22, 2019

The City of Bartlesville has established a free site for Bartlesville residents to dispose of tree debris caused by Sunday’s storm. The site is located on West Highway 60 just east of the Green Country Rodeo Arena. Public Works Director Keith Henry said Sunday night's unexpectde ... read more »