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Tornado Watch Til 6 p.m.

Jan 10, 2020

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 6pm for the counties of: ADAIR ATOKA BRYAN CARTER CHEROKEE CHOCTAW CLEVELAND COAL CRAIG CREEK DELAWARE GARVIN HASKELL ... read more »

K9 Borg is Recovering, Donations Being Accepted

Jan 10, 2020

Borg, a K9 for the Bartlesville Police Department, is said to be on the mend after having gastropexy surgery last Saturday in Tulsa. Police Chief Tracy Roles said as a dog lover, it was a very scary moment. He said they were fortunate to identify and respond to the situation quickly so they c ... read more »

Library Looks for Aviation Art Contest Applications

Jan 10, 2020

A few days remain to get submissions in to the Bartlesville Public Library for the 2020 International Aviation Art Contest: “Flying Yesterday & Tomorrow.” The BPL is participating in this art contest for youth ages 6 through 17. An application can be found at the library&rsquo ... read more »

Club to Host Insurance Commissioner Mulready

Jan 10, 2020

The Green Country Republican Women's Club will kick off 2020 during a luncheon with Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready. Mulready ran for election for Oklahoma Commissioner of Insurance and won in the general election on November 6th, 2018 and assumed office on January 14th, 201 ... read more »

Wanted Sex Offender Taken into Custody

Jan 09, 2020

Edward Ellis Jr., a wanted sex offender, was arrested at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon. Ellis had a preliminary hearing scheduled in a separate felony case. Deputies arrested him as soon as he entered the courthouse. Ellis had two pending warrants. One for $20,500 for ... read more »

Sens. Lankford, Inhofe Cosponsor Legislation Honoring Americans Responsible for Soleimani Strike

Jan 10, 2020

Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) along with 42 other Republican senators, cosponsored a resolution introduced today honoring members of the military and intelligence community who carried out the mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s Quds Force. ... read more »

Updated Anticipated Snow and Ice Amounts

Jan 10, 2020

Here are the latest snow and ice amounts for Saturday. These amounts could change, but the main idea is that much of the area will get some ice or snow through Saturday afternoon. The highest snow amounts will likely be north and west of Interstate 44. A Winter Storm Watch Remains In Eff ... read more »

Snow and Ice Forecast

Jan 09, 2020

Here are the latest snow and ice amounts for Saturday. These amounts could change, but the main idea is that much of the area will get some ice or snow through Saturday afternoon. The highest snow amounts will likely be north and west of Interstate 44.   ... read more »

Winter Storm Watch Posted

Jan 09, 2020

A cold front is forecast to push into the region Friday and Friday night with much colder air filter into the region. This will allow for a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet to develop Friday night before a change over to snow Saturday. With these forecast models now in pla ... read more »

Severe Thunderstorm Potential For Friday

Jan 09, 2020

Severe thunderstorms are likely on Friday afternoon and evening. Damaging winds will be the primary severe weather threat, but a smaller potential for large hail and a few tornadoes will exist as well. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts of severe weather and ready plans to respond to impact ... read more »

First Snow of the Year Could be Coming on Saturday

Jan 09, 2020

Osage County escaped from getting any wildfires Wednesday evening. The county still has a severe weather threat to look ahead to on Friday and a snow storm mixed with bitterly cold temperatures on Saturday. Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts said they are still unsure on what the forecast for S ... read more »

Senator Lankford Encourages Senate to Pass USMCA with VIDEO

Jan 09, 2020

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today spoke on the Senate floor in support of the Senate’s ongoing work to consider and finalize the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which updates and enhances the existing North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that was put in place more than two decad ... read more »

Teams Forming for BBBS Bowl for Kid's Sake

Jan 09, 2020

Team are forming for the annaual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kid's Sake in February.  Area Director Charlene Dew and BFKS Campaign Chair George Halkuades appeared on Community Connection this week to talk about the event scheduled for February 21, 27 or 28 at at Red A ... read more »

City Launches Software Management System

Jan 09, 2020

The Community Development Department this week launched a project that will make it easier for citizens to do business with the City of Bartlesville. Community Development Director Lisa Beeman said the first phase of e-Services went live Monday after 10 months under development. She said this ... read more »

Councilman Talks Potential of Pickleball Court Project

Jan 09, 2020

Towards the end of the Bartlesville City Council meeting on Monday, Micah Siemers, the Director of Engineering for the City, gave a presentation on project information for potential General Obligation Bond and Half-Cent Sales Tax Capital Projects. Ward 2 Councilman Paul Stuart said they will ... read more »