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Probable Cause Found in Ramona Slaying

Jul 02, 2019

Two witnesses say that Daniel Lee Hines told them that he shot and killed 58-year-old Robert Brown in early April. That was testimony given under oath by Hines’ aunt and a Washington County Sheriff’s office investigator during a preliminary hearing held at the Washington County Courth ... read more »

PSO Recognized for Military Support, Hires

Jul 02, 2019

Public Service Company of Oklahoma was among a group of 14 companies recognized for hiring and supporting U.S. military veterans. Recognition as a Veteran Employer Champion took place in a special ceremony in the Tulsa Mayor’s office Monday. The naming of Veteran Employer Champions ... read more »

Pawhuska Chief of Police Fired

Jun 28, 2019

Pawhuska Chief of Police Nick Silva was fired by City Manager Larry Eulert last Friday.   Eulert, along with Assistant City Manager Rex Wickle, entered Silva's office Friday morning and informed Silva they didn't care for the way Silva had been performing his job.   ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Meth Possession, Resisting

Jul 02, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after methamphetamine was found on his person. Tanner Pendergraft appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges stemming from the incident. According to an affidavit, On June 28th an officer of Bartlesville was paroling on 215 N Park whe ... read more »

One in Serious Condition Following Three Car Accident

Jul 02, 2019

A three car accident occurred Monday night on Virginia Avenue to the north of Herrick Street in Bartlesville. The Bartlesville Police Department, Fire Department and Ambulance responded to the traffic accident that took place around 9:25 p.m. Washington County Emergency Management also helped ... read more »

Freedom Fest Salutes Veterans

Jul 02, 2019

It’s a family-friendly fun way to celebrate Independence Day in Bartlesville and the Kiwanis-sponsored Freedom Fest will also recognize out military veterans with some VIP treatment. On top of the hotdog eating contest at 5:30 on the 4th downtown, Freedom Fest officially kickoff at 7pm ... read more »

One Dead in Another Highway 60 Accident Monday

Jul 01, 2019

One is dead following a fatality accident along Highway 60. Lieutenant Jonathan Robertson with the Washington County Sheriff's Office explained that they are investigating the single vehicle fatality accident. This is the third fatality accident to occur along Highway 60 within a mont ... read more »

Code Enforcement Rate Schedule Sees an Increase

Jul 01, 2019

The Dewey City Council approved a resolution Monday night to increase the code enforcement rate schedule. City Manager Kevin Trease said the old policy rate was created years ago. He said the new policy addressed the rates for things like tractors and mowers that existed in the City's old ... read more »

Council Approves Minor Changes for Tower Center at Unity Square

Jul 01, 2019

Slight modifications were made to the Tower Center at Unity Square project. The Bartlesville City Council went over several changes that needed to be made to the design in order to meet the budget for the project. Scott Ambler with Ambler Architects outlined that some of the lighting, concret ... read more »

Another Grant Provided Monday for Tower Center Project

Jul 01, 2019

The Parsons Foundation awarded a $60,000 grant to the City of Bartlesville for the Tower Center at Unity Square project Monday. City Manager Mike Bailey said by awarding this funding, the Foundation has helped to ensure that this project will fulfill the vision of the Tower Green Design Commi ... read more »

Ramona Woman Arrested for Meth Possession

Jul 01, 2019

A Ramona woman was arrested on Friday night in Bartlesville after a large quantity of methamphetamine was found on her person. Shantel McBride appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing multiple charges including possession of amphetamines with intent to distribute, possession ... read more »

Preliminary Hearing Begins for Ramona Murder Case

Jul 01, 2019

Witness statements and questioning is set to begin as the preliminary hearing gets underway for a Ramona man who is facing charges of first degree murder. Daniel Lee Hines is alleged to have shot 58-year-old Robert Brown six or seven times at a residence on West County Road 3700 in rural Ramona. ... read more »

Portable Showers Needed for Cavalcade

Jul 01, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regular scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning. There were a lot of talks regarding Cavalcade, which is taking place at the Osage County Fairgrounds beginning next week. There is work being done at the Fairgrounds Building ... read more »

Tower Green Bids on Agenda Monday Night

Jul 01, 2019

Bids and contracts will be presented for possible approval at Monday night’s meeting of the Bartlesville City Council. The most pertinent item on the agenda involves the possible acceptance of bids for construction of the Tower Center at Unity Square project. Bids for the Barlow Drive C ... read more »

Murder Case Gets Delayed to August

Jul 01, 2019

Three defendants were due back in the Osage County Courthouse Monday afternoon for a motion hearing in the murder of John Adkins. Because the attorney for one of the defendants was unable to show up, the hearing has been rescheduled for Monday, Aug. 26 at 1 in the afternoon. Daniel Keene, Ma ... read more »