Another Day of Filming Took Place Friday for United Way

Aug 09, 2019

Filming wrapped up Friday for Bartlesville Regional United Way's new campaign video. BRUW's President and CEO Lisa Cary said she was delighted by all the work volunteers and staff put in this week. She also revealed this year's campaign slogan. A marketing committee has worked ... read more »

Sexual Battery Charges Arise After Car Sale

Aug 08, 2019

  A Bartlesville man is accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward a woman after selling her a car. Brian Neal appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday where he was charged with felony sexual battery and destroying evidence, stemming from an alleged August 5 incident ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education Recap

Aug 09, 2019

Earlier this week, the Dewey Board of Education approved their 2020 Fiscal Year Budget. The Board would go on to adopt a resolution to endorse the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration’s blended and virtual learning framework. This includes the standards for high qu ... read more »

Sample Ballots for Upcoming Special County Elections

Aug 11, 2019

Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13th for the Special Bartlesville School Election and the Special Town of Ochelata Election. Voter who want to be processed quickly should vote during mid-morning or mid-afternoon. According Washington County Election Board Secre ... read more »

Standard Meeting Set for Commissioner on Monday

Aug 10, 2019

The Washington County Commissioner will consider and possibly take action on a Sheriff’s Report and/or a verification for claims for Board of Prisoners for the month of July in their next meeting. A reconciliation from the Washington County Court Clerk for the month of July will be cons ... read more »

Vaclaw Honored to be Supreme Court Finalist

Aug 09, 2019

Washington County associate district judge Russell Vaclaw was named among three finalists to fill an opening on the Oklahoma Supreme Court. The district 1 seat is open due the retirement on Justice John Reif earlier this year. Judge Vaclaw says it’s an honor to be considered for one of the ... read more »

Registration Deadline for Pawhuska Election Approaches

Aug 09, 2019

Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Chouteau says Friday, August 16, 2019, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the September 10, 2019, Special Pawhuska School Election. Persons who have never been registered to vote before or who are not ... read more »

Hydrant Tests, Flushing Scheduled for Monday

Aug 09, 2019

Beginning on Monday, Aug. 12th, crews from the City of Bartlesville Water Utilities Department will be flushing and testing hydrants in Zone 10 and Zone 15. Zone 10 includes Price Road going south to Rice Creek Road from Hampden Road going east to Washington Boulevard. Hillcrest Country Club ... read more »

The 30th Legislative Golf Tournament is Approaching

Aug 09, 2019

The 30th Legislative Golf Tournament will be held at the end of the month. Bartlesville’s Chamber of Commerce asks that you RSVP for the tournament by the end of the day on Saturday, Aug. 10th. Cost is $125 per person. The purchase includes golf at Adams Municipal Golf Course, lunch and ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Employees to Get Pay Raise This Year

Aug 09, 2019

About 1,800 Cherokee Nation employees will get a pay raise this year. Principal Chief-elect Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced the raises Wednesday during a town hall meeting with over 100 employees at a health clinic in Tahlequa. The tribe's minimum hourly wage will increase from $9.50 to $1 ... read more »

Final 2019 FY Revenues in 5.5 Percent Above Estimate

Aug 08, 2019

According to the Oklahoma Office of Management Enterprise Services, General Revenue Fund collections in June were $679.4 million and came in 1.5-percent below the monthly estimate. This amount is $52.5 million above collections in June of 2018. Total collections for the 2019 fiscal year were ... read more »

United Way Has Successful First Day of Filming

Aug 08, 2019

In an all-day effort, Bartlesville Regional United Way started filming their new campaign video on Thursday. BRUW's President and CEO Lisa Cary is thankful for those who came out to assist with the video. She said there were several volunteers that came out to help with the video and she ... read more »

Two Injured in Shooting, Stabbing Incident in Owasso

Aug 08, 2019

Two Owasso men were injured in a Wednesday night incident involving a gun and a knife, according to our news partners with The News on 6. Police stated that a domestic incident between a father and son occurred at a residence in Metro Heights neighborhood near 96th Street. Police claim that t ... read more »

Rep. Hern Introduced an Emergency Communication Bill

Aug 08, 2019

At the end of July, U.S. Representative for Oklahoma's Kevin Hern sponsored his first bill as a Member of Congress. H.R. 3944 amends the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, addressing the communications shortfalls Oklahomans experienced during the flooding this past May. This spri ... read more »

Local Judges Among Applicants for Oklahoma Supreme Court

Aug 08, 2019

Gov. Kevin Stitt will choose his first Oklahoma Supreme Court justice from three applicants that are now state judges. For the District 1 vacancy, the Judicial Nominating Commission sent the applicants to the Governor which include: Deborah B. Barnes of Prue, a judge on the Oklahoma Court of ... read more »