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Committee Eyeballs Late March Groundbreaking Ceremony

Jan 30, 2019

The Tower Green Design Committee reconvened midday Wednesday to push forward with their discussions on The Green at Unity Square project. Val Callaghan, the Managing Director of the Bartlesville Community Center was on hand to talk about a potential groundbreaking ceremony for the project. Callag ... read more »

Osage Nation Holding Pow-wow in Hominy

Jan 30, 2019

The Osage Nation Johnson O’ Malley youth pow-wow is taking place Saturday, March 2 inside the community building of the Hominy Indian Village. The event will be broken up into three different age groups and there are four separate categories for dress attire. Gift cards of up to $150 wi ... read more »

BHS Students Paint Murals on Hallway Wall

Jan 30, 2019

Students at Bartlesville High School have been painting murals on a hallway wall leading into the new cafeteria area in the school. Rojan Patel is one of the students painting a mural. He is painting a mural of Steve Jobs. Other students that commented on their murals are Mariah Snyder, Kelsey Gr ... read more »

Second Nowata County Deputy Arrested

Jan 30, 2019

The Nowata County Sheriff Terry Barnett says a deputy has been arrested on complaints of embezzlement.  Deputy Robert Popp is the second Nowata law enforcement officer to be arrested in the last week. Police have not released any details in Popp's case.  Jail detention officer Colin ... read more »

Collinsville School Bus Involved in Tuesday Morning Mishap

Jan 30, 2019

None fo the fifty Collinsville students on a school bus were injured when the bus was involved in a Tuesday morning accident.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol attributes the accident to Illegal backing.     The accident report indicates that the bus and a car driven by 31 ... read more »

Truity Donates to Support Journey Home Campaign

Jan 30, 2019

Truity Credit Union presented a 25 thousand dollar check to leaders of the Journey Home Hospice.  The funds will support the organization's capital building campaign.   Truity President and Chief Executive Officer, Dennis Halpin says the Journey Home's new facility for h ... read more »

Marta Manning Remembered Tuesday Night

Jan 29, 2019

It has been a little over a week since 20-year Bartlesville school board member Marta Manning passed away. Marta left a lasting impact on many in the Bartlesville community and was honored during the Bruins home game on Tuesday night against Tulsa Union. Terry Hughes, the Assistant Director o ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Jan 29, 2019

A 19-year-old Bartlesville man was arrested early Tuesday morning after several different types of drugs were found in his vehicle. Pablo Mercado appeared at the Washington County courthouse on Tuesday facing charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, synthetic narcotic possess ... read more »

Local Emergency Management Agrees with Stitt Hire

Jan 29, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt announced the hiring of Mark Gower as the Director of the Department of Oklahoma Emergency Management Tuesday. Gower currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer and CyberCommand Director for the State of Oklahoma. Washington County Emergency Management Dir ... read more »

KWON Cooking Extravaganza Coming Up

Jan 29, 2019

The KWON Cooking Extravaganza is Tuesday, April 2 and will be held at the Bartlesville Community Center. Tickets will go on sale for the event March 1 and Promotions Director Tina Romine says it is up to the public to contribute to the annual cookbook. There will be celebrity chefs on hand fo ... read more »

Lighting Should Help Travelers in Washington County

Jan 29, 2019

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation approves lighting fixtures to go up in Washington County's second district. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier who oversees District 2 submitted the request to ODOT and says this will help with a poorly lit part of the county along Highw ... read more »

Bartlesville Mardi Gras Party to Honor Manning, Shveima

Jan 29, 2019

The 41st Mardi Gras party will come to the Bartlesville community in March. Martha's Task in Bartlesville over the years has been selected to be a beneficiary to Mardi Gras. Laura Walton, the program director at Martha's Task, says Mardi Gras is always a good time. And while it is a fun t ... read more »

Osage County Fairgrounds to Hold Valentine's Ball

Jan 29, 2019

If you are looking for a way to celebrate the Valentine’s Day Holiday, then the Osage County Cattlemen and Cattle Women are putting on a Valentine’s Ball at the Osage County Fairgrounds Ag Building on Saturday, Feb. 16 beginning at 7 p.m. There will be dancing, food and live music ... read more »

ODOT Announces Bridge Work This Weekend

Jan 29, 2019

As part of an ongoing project to rehabilitate the US-60 bridge over the Caney River in Bartlesville, all lanes of westbound US-60 will be detoured this weekend to allow for new bridge beams to be placed.   From 6 o'clock Saturday morning to 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon, westbou ... read more »

Tower Center at Unity Square Construction to be Discussed

Jan 29, 2019

The Tower Green Design Committee will meet Wednesday for the first time since plans for the Tower Center at Unity Square were approved by the Bartlesville City Council in early December. In their meeting tomorrow / today Scott Ambler with Ambler Architects will give a status report on prepara ... read more »