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Two Chaged with Avant Cattle Theft

Sep 27, 2018

A series of cattle thefts in late June near Avant sparked an investigation that led to the arrests of two men.  32 year-old Cody Joseph Porter of Sperry and 43 year-old Michael Joseph Demaro of Skiatook are charged with five counts of larceny of domestic animals. Ag Dailay is reporting t ... read more »

Architects Combine Taliesin Designs, Present to Committee

Sep 26, 2018

The seven member Tower Green Design Committee met Wednesday to give their input on their preferred design elements for the voter approved Tower Green space. Students from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin group based in Arizona drew up designs for the voter approved Tower Green project in B ... read more »

Model Rockets to Launch at Pawhuska Municipal Airport

Sep 26, 2018

An amateur rocket launch launches off at the Pawhuska Municipal Airport on Saturday and Sunday. For the fifteenth year in a row Tulsa Rocketry and the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce invite hobby rocketry enthusiasts from across Oklahoma and several surrounding states to converge on Pawhuska on ... read more »

City Putting Up Signs to Discourage Waterfowl Feeding

Sep 26, 2018

Signs have been placed at Jo Allen Lowe Park, Sooner Park and Lee Lake discouraging citizens from feeding certain foods to ducks and geese. The Parks & Recreation Department is placing the signs at citizen’s request. Community Development Director Lisa Beeman said the food like brea ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Child Endangerment

Sep 26, 2018

A Bartlesville man was arrested on warrant after allegedly forcing a minor to smoke marijuana and steal a bicycle. Joseph Hickman was arraigned at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of child endangerment and contributing to the delinquency of a minor for an incident that ... read more »

City to Draw Duck Blinds

Sep 26, 2018

Ten hunters will be assigned a duck blind Friday morning when the City of Bartlesville holds its yearly duck blind drawing.   The drawing will take place Friday morning at 9 at the Hudson Lake boat ramp.  There is a ten dollar fee if your name is drawn.  Hunters can purchase a ... read more »

Local Relief Group to Dedicate Time, Service to Hurricane Victims

Sep 25, 2018

Members from Washington Osage Baptist Disaster Relief head to the Carolinas to offer their services to the victims of Hurricane Florence on Oct. 1. They will send a 12-member team to the disaster area with a single trailer full of chainsaws, roofing materials, and a skid steer. Ed Egan and Ge ... read more »

Bartlesville Municipal Airport Drill Tests Response Team

Sep 25, 2018

At least 20 actors play rolls at the ConocoPhillips sponsored multi-agency emergency response drill Tuesday at the Bartlesville Municipal Airport to test the effectiveness of the airports emergency response plan. The 10:30 to 2:30 drill involved ConocoPhillips, which manages the Bartlesville ... read more »

Progress Made on Possible Pathfinder Addition

Sep 25, 2018

City officials are one step closer to constructing a new segment to the pathfinder trail south of the Eastland Shopping Center. A section of Turkey Creek was recently surveyed for archaeological artifacts, but did not yield any results, bringing the City of Bartlesville one step closer to receivi ... read more »

Memorial Set to Honor Lt. Fouts

Sep 25, 2018

A Memorial has been set to honor the life of Bartlesville Police Lieutenant Robert Fouts who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday. The memorial services will be on Saturday at 10 a.m. located in the main chapel of Highland Park Baptist Church. The 4th annual Cops and Rodders Car Show sponsor ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Makes Violent Threats

Sep 24, 2018

A feud between neighbors got out of hand when a woman threatened to kill her neighbors and their dogs. Melissa Miller was arrested on a warrant and appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of threatening to perform an act of violence. According to an affidavit, th ... read more »

Taking Another Look: Tower Green Committee to Meet

Sep 24, 2018

The Tower Green Design Committee holds a special meeting at City Hall in Bartlesville Wednesday. The committee will meet at noon Wednesday to hear comments from the public about the designs while Scott Ambler from Ambler Architects gives overviews of the designs. Committee members will give t ... read more »

Utilities Up for Water Proposal, Grants Approved

Sep 24, 2018

At their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning the Washington County Commissioners approved two resolution and rural economic action plan grants. One grant will go toward exterior renovations for the Washington County Senior Citizens Inc. that will cost up to $25,000. Renovations incl ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Accept Donation

Sep 24, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners accepted one donation on behalf of the sheriff’s office and tabled another donation at Monday morning’s regularly scheduled meeting. The first donation came from Lowe’s in Bartlesville giving the county jail two fridges. The next donation was ... read more »

Planning Commission to Hear Hillcrest and Gramercy

Sep 24, 2018

The Hillcrest Village Development will go before the City Planning Commission when it meets Tuesday afternoon.  The city council approved the Hillcrest Planned Unit Development in December of 2008, and after delays, the council approved updates in 2011 and 2017.  Developers are asking f ... read more »