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Bartlesville Man Charged With DUI

Jul 24, 2017

 A Bartlesville man stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. James South is facing a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol for an incident that occurred over the weekend. According to an affidavit, South was pulled over by a Bartlesville Police offic ... read more »

Parkin, City Plan to Grow Trees in Parks

Jul 24, 2017

Trees in parks are at risk of death and wind damage. A master plan to replace trees in those parks is in motion, however, according to Community Development Director Lisa Beeman. City Manager Ed Gordon says that the City of Bartlesville has gone to the small Oklahoma Forestry Service called T ... read more »

ODOT to Fix Light Coordination Soon

Jul 24, 2017

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation removes a communication line for traffic lights during past construction in Bartlesville causing the lights to be uncoordinated. The stretch of road along U.S. Highway 75 between Adams Road and the Eastland Shopping Center is where traffic is affected ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Jul 24, 2017

The Washington County board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning in the Commissioners Meeting Room. Among the action items, the commissioners heard a presentation from Kary Cox regarding the repair estimate of a 911 vehicle. According to Cox, repairs would c ... read more »

Oklahoma Land Access Program To Pay For Land Access

Jul 21, 2017

The Oklahoma Land Access Program from the Department of Wildlife Conservation has been created for land owners looking to earn some money. The new program will use more than $2 million in federal grant money to increase public hunting and fishing opportunities in exchange for incentive payments t ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Hold Meeting

Jul 24, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners met Monday morning for a regularly scheduled meeting. The Commissioners approved multiple property sales within the county limits. Also on the agenda were contracts agreed upon between Nowata County and Cleveland for detention services. Sheriff Sandy Hadley ... read more »

Oklahoma Native Returns to do Meteorology

Jul 21, 2017

NewsOn6 in Tulsa adds a new member to their weather team.Former Green Country native, Lacey Swope returns as that new member. Swope says as a kid in Kiefer, Oklahoma, she was both terrified and fascinated with weather. This is what led to her meteorology, journalism, and mathematics studies a ... read more »

Recommendations Being Made For New Casey's

Jul 21, 2017

A proposal to build a new Bartlesville Casey's will go before the City Planning Commission on Tuesday.  The business is being proposed for the southwest corner of Nowata Road and Madison.   The planning commission will hear the request to rezone the site Tuesday evening at 7 ... read more »

Former Sheriff Official Claims To Have Been Forced To Resign

Jul 21, 2017

A former Oklahoma sheriff's official claims he was forced to 'take the hit' and resign following the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white reserve deputy.     Thursday's federal lawsuit by former Tulsa County Sheriff's Maj. Tom Huckeby claims ex-sheriff Sta ... read more »

Summer Heat May Cause Domestic Violence

Jul 21, 2017

Family Crisis and Counseling Center Advocate Patti Beavers deals protective orders for victims of domestic violence in the Bartlesville area. Beavers says people abuse because they choose to, and that people normally come in having some form of an abusive history.   During the summer ... read more »

Tulsa Airport CEO Tells Optimistic Story of Progress

Jul 21, 2017

Chief Executive Officer of the Tulsa Airport Authority, Mark VanLoh is telling a story of airport modernization and expanding destinations to audiences.  VanLoh spoke to the Arvest Bank Friday Forum in Bartlesville.   VanLoh says businesses such as Lufthansa and American are inv ... read more »

Uncoordinated Lights to be Fixed by ODOT

Jul 20, 2017

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation opens lanes in Bartlesville. These lanes are located on the stretch of road known as U.S. Highway 75 between Adams Road and the Eastland Shopping Center at Turkey Creek Bridge. However, City Manager Ed Gordon says there is one head scratching part that mo ... read more »

Candidate Pinnell Seeks Economic Diversity

Jul 20, 2017

The seat for the two four-year term position for Lieutenant Gov. is opening in Oklahoma. Candidate Matt Pinnell has been meeting with voters recently to discuss what he wants to bring to the table as Lt. Gov. He explains that diversifying the economy in Oklahoma is what is needed most and that ca ... read more »

Tibetan Monks Coming To Tulsa

Jul 20, 2017

Tulsa will be playing host to several special visitors on Tuesday. Tibetan Monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastery are coming to introduce the arts and culture of Tibet, as well as messages of peace, wisdom, and compassion. Event organizers have planned field trips for the visiting monks, incl ... read more »

Heat Advisory In Effect

Jul 20, 2017

Washington, Nowata, and Osage Counties, are under a heat advisory through Friday evening as temperatures and humidity levels remain high.   The heat advisory covers the eastern two-thirds of the state. Forecasters say high temperatures could reach the low 100s Thursday and Friday, with h ... read more »