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Grand Gateway Survey To Close

Mar 26, 2018

A survey will be closing soon that could have major implications for the area.   The Long Range Transportation Plan is being developed to prioritize state and federal funds for transportation projects throughout the state for the next 25 years. Grand Gateway has created a survey to help g ... read more »

Preliminary Hearing for Dempster and Foreman Set for Tuesday

Mar 26, 2018

Two men who were charged in a January kidnapping and maiming incident will appear at the Washington County Courthouse for a preliminary hearing on Tuesday morning.   Jeremy Dempster and Kenneth Foreman were each charged with kidnapping and assault with a dangerous weapon as well as other cha ... read more »

Three Teens Charged With Burglary

Mar 26, 2018

Three teens who were caught trying to steal a dresser from a residence were arrested over the weekend. Jordan Lefler, Elwood Carpenter and Skyler Buoy all appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of second degree burglary and obstructing an officer.   According ... read more »

Former Teachers To Be Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Mar 26, 2018

Three former Bartlesville educators will be inducted into the Educator Hall of Fame.   Diane Dixon, Carol Ann Cone (posthumously), and Gerald Thompson will be inducted as the ninth class in the Hall of Fame on April 5,.   The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation has been inve ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meet On Monday

Mar 26, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning for a brief meeting where they approved two forms for future projects. During the Commissioners' Report, each commissioner agreed that they would be focussed on shop projects due to the rain. All other items were approved. ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss Emergency Management

Mar 26, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners discussed emergency management related matters at a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Recently appointed emergency manager Chris Sisler became officially certified by the State of Oklahoma. The commissioners said it was just a matter of filling out the ... read more »

Forecast Calls Heavy Rain Possible

Mar 26, 2018

Heavy rain is forecast across parts of the central United States and the National Weather Service says there is a threat of flooding.        The weather service has issued a flood watch for Monday night through Thursday night for northeast Oklahoma, northwest Arkansas, southern ... read more »

Former Bartian Named New OU President

Mar 26, 2018

The University of Oklahoma has named former ConocoPhillips executive James Gallogly as its new university president. The 65 year-old Gallogly is a former ConocoPhillips executive vice president and former CEO at chemical and refining company LyondellBasell Industries.  OU President David ... read more »

Local Organization Prepares for School Shutdown

Mar 26, 2018

Bartlesville has begun preparing for a possible school shutdown on April 2nd by issuing advice and community resource information to parents through districtwide school communication networks and social media. \r\n\r\n Late Friday the community steering committee that is coordinating the respo ... read more »

Over Budget VA Project

Mar 25, 2018

An inspector general's report says two construction projects at the Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center are $10.8 million over budget and several years behind schedule.     The Oklahoman reports that the VA report released Friday reviewed construction of a new surgical ... read more »

Lease/Purchase on Washington County's Agenda

Mar 25, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners plans action on a Lease/Purchase Agreement for a truck Monday morning.  The board will also hear reports from commissioners and take action on a State Department of Transportation For for work on the Bevan Creek Project.  Monday morning's bo ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners to Hear Housing Report

Mar 25, 2018

Osage County Commissioners plan to approve the property tax sale of property on Webb City and in Burbank Monday morning.  The board will hear a presentation from Christi McNeil of the Osage County Housing Athority regarding the annual audit.  Monday morning's meeting is set for 10 o ... read more »

OU Likely to Name New President

Mar 25, 2018

The University of Oklahoma is expected to name a new president in the morning. According to OU Daily, former ConocoPhillips executive James Gallogly is at the top of the list under consideration. The 65 year-old Gallogly is a former ConocoPhillips executive vice president and former CEO at chemic ... read more »

Man Arrested After Claiming to Have Fake Meth

Mar 23, 2018

Two Bartlesville men pulled over on a municipal warrant found themselves in the Washington County Jail. Chadd Null and Wayne Sutterfield both appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. Both men faced charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. ... read more »

Hopestone Cancer Support To Host Dinner Saturday

Mar 23, 2018

Hopestone Cancer Support Center was founded in Bartlesville in 2012 as a place where the cancer community could come for support, education, exercise and the arts.   On Thursday, Executive Director Debbie Halpin came on the Car Talk One on One With a Professional program to explain their ... read more »