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Pawhuska Moving Forward With Fourth of July Festivities

Jul 02, 2020

Pawhuska's Fourth of July Freedom Celebration Parade will look a little bit different this year because of what has happened with COVID-19, but they are moving ahead with the festivities.   The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. in front of American Heritage Bank and proceed west dow ... read more »

Troopers Recovering After Being Injured in Crash

Jul 02, 2020

Three Oklahoma Highway Patrol Motor Troopers are recovering after being injured in a crash Thursday morning on the Kilpatrick Turnpike in Oklahoma City at 10:53 a.m. The troopers (pictured below) were part of the motorcade procession for fallen Tulsa Police Officer, Sgt. Craig Johnson. The pr ... read more »

Preliminary Hearings Held in Child Sex Abuse Case

Jul 02, 2020

Kendall and Ashley Burnett, a couple accused of sexual abuse of a minor child in February both stood before a judge for preliminary hearings at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday. Kendall Burnett appeared first and had all but one of his charges dismissed. The only charge that remai ... read more »

Freedom To Worship Tour Coming to Bartlesville

Jul 02, 2020

The Bartlesville Community Center has announced that a free Christian music concert is coming to the new Tower Center at Unity Square in August. The event is titled, “The Freedom To Worship Tour” and will feature a popular name in Christian Music.   Here is Community Cen ... read more »

Unemployment Numbers Looking Better Nationwide

Jul 02, 2020

More than 22 million jobs were lost across America in March and April, causing the unemployment rate to bottom out at 14.7 percent. Newly released numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the combination of a steady job report in May, combined with five million jobs gained in the mo ... read more »

Dewey Fire Chief Discusses Facility Improvements

Jul 02, 2020

In mid-May, the Dewey City Council agreed that the Dewey Fire Department located at 801 N. Cherokee Avenue could use some work. Dewey Fire Chief Jacob Cox said four overhead bay doors and three openers are going to be replaced at Dewey Fire. He said the overhead bay doors have worn out over t ... read more »

Safety Tips to Consider Before Swimming this Holiday

Jul 02, 2020

With the Independence Day holiday approaching, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) encourages Oklahomans to visit the state’s lakes, rivers, or streams while keeping safety in mind. Erin Hatfield, the Director of Communications for the DEQ, reminds you to follow some ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair Still on as Scheduled

Jul 02, 2020

In these times of uncertainty, it is unclear on what may happen from one day to the next. With that being said, the Board of Osage County Commissioners will talk about how to proceed with the annual free fair at their next meeting on Monday. Director of the Fair Board, Macy Strom was at last Mond ... read more »

Closure of W3900 Road Near Vera Gets Extended

Jul 02, 2020

Washington County announced on Thursday that the closure of West 3900 Road west of U.S. Highway 75 will be extended for another week due to delays. The closure of W3900 Road was announced on Monday. The construction of an approach is taking place for the new Dollar General that is being built ... read more »

PODCAST: Sen. Lankford Pushes for Juneteenth Federal Holiday

Jul 02, 2020

Sen. James Lankford and a fellow Republican senator filed an amendment to a piece of legislation that would replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a new federal holiday.   Lankford and Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, filed the amendment to Sen. John Cornyn's bipartisan bill that ... read more »

City, County Offices Closed on Friday for Holiday

Jul 02, 2020

The City of Bartlesville’s offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd due to the Independence Day Holiday. Police and fire services will continue as normal. City Offices will re-open as normally scheduled on Monday, July 6th. All Washington County offices will be closed on Friday fo ... read more »

Osage County Reports Multiple New COVID-19 Cases

Jul 02, 2020

Six new COVID-19 cases are being reported in Osage County according to the latest situation update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Thursday. Osage County is now reporting a total of 174 cases, 142 recoveries and eight deaths due to the coronavirus. Washington County is report ... read more »

Local, State Traffic Advisory for Independence Day

Jul 02, 2020

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has released a list of construction projects across the state that will impact travel on major highways and interstates from Thursday, July 2nd to Monday, July 6th. In Washington County, U.S Highway 75 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at the ... read more »

Kiwanis Bartlesville Fireworks Saturday, Sooner Jr Golf Postponed

Jul 01, 2020

The Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville has decided to move the annual fireworks  to Sooner Park. This year’s celebration is still set for July 4th despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kiwanis Club members Jim Swezey and Konrad Brandemuhl appeared on COMMUNITY CONNECTION. to remind us the f ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Stand with Tulsa Police, Mourn Loss

Jul 01, 2020

The Bartlesville Police Department has asked its citizens to say a word of prayer for the two Tulsa Police Officers shot while serving and protecting the City of Tulsa. Tulsa Police Sergeant Craig Johnson and Officer Aurash Zarkeshan were shot during a traffic stop in Tulsa on Monday morning. ... read more »