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City of Pawhuska Having Water Line Breaks

Jul 22, 2020

In the last six weeks, The City of Pawhuska has experienced six catastrophic water-line breaks that crews have had to make repairs on. This is an above average number and Mark Chamberlain with the Sewer Department explains why we are seeing the high numbers.   At times, crews have wo ... read more »

Chelsea Woman Dies in Rollover Accident

Jul 22, 2020

A Chelsea woman was killed in a single-car traffic accident on Wednesday morning. 55-year-old Sherry Sparks was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on U.S. 66, roughly five miles North of Claremore. A 61-year-old female passenger was taken to a Tulsa hospital in stable condition. The ... read more »

Copan Man Charged With Felony Firearm Count

Jul 22, 2020

A Copan man was arrested on a warrant for firearms charges stemming from a January incident. Chris Richesin was charged with being in possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony. Richesin was convicted on a felony of false impersonation to create liability in Tulsa County in 2012. ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged with Domestic Abuse

Jul 22, 2020

A Bartlesville woman appeared in Washington County court on Wednesday facing a misdemeanor count of domestic abuse. Amanda Oliva stood before a judge over video conference from the Washington County Jail. Court documents allege that Oliva got into a fight with her sister on July 21. It is all ... read more »

Construction Moves to Fifth and Johnstone

Jul 22, 2020

Construction continues in downtown Bartlesville as the Downtown Central Business District Paving Rehabilitation continues. Constructions crews are working at the area near Johnstone Avenue and Fifth Street. This the area just to the northwest of the Washington County Courthouse. The top layer ... read more »

Pawhuska Police Officers Working Hard

Jul 22, 2020

Pawhuska Police Chief Lorrie Hennesy recently reported that officers are doing a much better job of collecting camping fees and checking for boat permits at Lake Pawhuska. This is something they have been cracking down on from years past.   Hennesy did say they were recently having t ... read more »

Agape Mission Needs Used Plastic Sacks

Jul 22, 2020

The Agape Mission of Bartlesville has expressed a need for used plastic sacks so they can continue to give away fruits and vegetables. The non-profit said they utilize plastic bags every day to hand out much needed food items to their guests. If you have used plastic sacks that you no longer ... read more »

KSBE Rejects Order to Delay School Reopening

Jul 22, 2020

The Kansas State Board of Education has rejected Governor Laura Kelly's Executive Order delaying the reopening of schools. It was a split decision as board members voted 5-5, but a majority was needed. USD 445 Superintendent Dr. Craig Correll released a statement to KGGF - our sister stat ... read more »

Veterans Can Get Help Finding Work with OESC

Jul 22, 2020

As Oklahoma carfeully reopens its economy and as peoplea are getting back to work, veterans may be haveing a tougher time of it than most. Josef Derryberry, Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist at Bartlesville Workforce Center, says the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission is here ... read more »

Davis Hired as Caney Valley Middle School Principal

Jul 22, 2020

Ben Davis has been hired by Caney Valley Public Schools to serve as their middle school principal. Davis grew up in Henryetta with several family members that served as school teachers and counselors. From Henryetta, Davis attended Oklahoma State University and received a Bachelor’s deg ... read more »

Unity Program Helping Osage Nation Families on Saturday

Jul 22, 2020

Osage Nation members who need help with grocery bills can go to Venture Foods in Fairfax this Saturday. Osage Nation families must show a membership card and upon doing so, a $50 credit will be granted from your grocery bill. This is a project being put on by a volunteer group, “Osage U ... read more »

July 31 Last Day to Register for City Elections

Jul 22, 2020

The deadline to register for an election in the City of Bartlesville is quickly approaching. The City of Bartlesville on Wednesday said Friday, July 31st, is the last day local voters can register to vote in the Aug. 25th City of Bartlesville special election, when the City will hold a Genera ... read more »

Wednesday COVID-19 Update

Jul 22, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health continues to report new cases from the past few days as they work to make up what is being called “backlog associated with system outages. Statewide 13 new deaths are being reported including five in Oklahoma County. 918 total new positive tests are b ... read more »

Bartlesville Joins 2020 Water Conservation Challenge

Jul 22, 2020

Mayors across the country are asking residents to make a long-term commitment to manage water resources more wisely by taking part in the annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. In a video that can be found below, Gina McCarthy, the former Administrator of the U ... read more »

BPS Supt Chuck McCauley and BPS Foundation's Blair Ellis on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jul 22, 2020

It has been a very unusual and busy summer for the Bartlesville Public Schools Superintendent Chuck McCauley and the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation Executive Director Blair Ellis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION Wednesday, both said the challe ... read more »