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Fairfax Getting Assistance From County Commissioners

Feb 28, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners called a special meeting on Thursday morning to discuss assisting the city of Fairfax with emergency medical services. For several years, Miller EMS has serviced the city of Fairfax and the surrounding area for $7,500 a month, but the company has had to ... read more »

Mardi Gras to Remember Past Leadership Saturday

Feb 28, 2019

You still have a chance to join the 41st Mardi Gras party in Bartlesville. 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 ti ... read more »

Bartlesville Remembers Mike Hall Wednesday

Feb 28, 2019

A former city government official has passed away. Mike Hall served the City of Bartlesville as its Water Utilities Director for 20 years and moved after his retirement to be closer to his grandchildren. Hall passed on Feb. 21 and The City of Bartlesville held a memorial for Hall on Wednesday aft ... read more »

Coleman Backs Reform Measure

Feb 28, 2019

Oklahomans serve, on average, nearly 70 percent longer for property crimes and 80 percent longer for drug crimes than the national average. This is mainly due to the state's "habitual offender" statute that can double and triple sentence lengths, and often increases the maximum term ... read more »

Sean Roberts Supports Constitutional Carry

Feb 28, 2019

State Representative Sean Roberts is commneting on the constitutional carry bill Governor Stitt signed on Wednesday.  Roberts says law-abiding citizens should have the ability to exercise their Constitutional right to carry firearms without government interference. He says passing Constituti ... read more »

Gov. Stitt Signs Constitutional Carry Bill Into Law

Feb 27, 2019

Gov. Kevin Stitt signed House Bill 2597 Wednesday afternoon into law. House Bill 2597 focuses on Constitutional Carry rights in Oklahoma. Last week Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels said people who come into Oklahoma from another state that has Constitutional Carry are allowed to have thei ... read more »

Local Scout Volunteer Recognition Banquet Approaches

Feb 27, 2019

District Director Ken White for the Cherokee Area Council Boy Scouts of America says there will be another banquet in the foreseeable future. He says the dinner will be there annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet for those who have a positive impact on BSA in the area. President's Awards and t ... read more »

BPD Update on Frida's Burglary

Feb 27, 2019

Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings has update to alleged burglary incident that took place on Monday night. The incident took place at Frida’s Cocina Mexicana on Madison Boulevard in Bartlesville. Hastings said in a statement, “The burglary occurred sometime between 10:30 p. ... read more »

Bartlesville Library Celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday

Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Seuss' birthday will be celebrated this Saturday at the Bartlesville Public Library. His birthday is being celebrated on the same day as, “National Read Across America Day.” Bartlesville Public Library Youth Services Librarian Laura Pryce says this is a motivational and aw ... read more »

Construction for Manufacturing Facility to Begin Soon

Feb 27, 2019

In November the Bartlesville City Council approved a $550,000 financial incentive package in an effort to keep manufacturing jobs in Bartlesville. The Bartlesville Development Authority gave an update on the manufacturing facility in a Wednesday morning meeting. With help from many local banks, t ... read more »

Osage County Board Schedules Special Meeting

Feb 27, 2019

The Osage County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a special Thursday morning meeting.  The agenda calls for action on one item.  The Town of Fairfax has asked the board to supplement it's payment to Miller EMS for medical servics for the community.   Miller EMS noti ... read more »

SVA Value Accelerators to Help Relocate Businesses

Feb 27, 2019

The Bartlesville Development Authority took action on a proposal Wednesday morning from SVA Value Accelerators, LLC after exiting an executive session. The proposal was from the business to identify, qualify and present viable businesses for acquisition and relocation to Bartlesville.   ... read more »

Groundbreaking Date Set for Tower Center Project

Feb 27, 2019

A groundbreaking ceremony has officially been set for the highly anticipated Tower Center at Unity Square project. The space, designed by Ambler Architects, will unite Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Price Tower and the nearby Taliesin-designed Bartlesville Community Center. The new green are ... read more »

Six Receive Women in Business Awards

Feb 26, 2019

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce honored six women Tuesday night with its Women in Business Awards. Dr. Pascale Atallah of Chevron-Phillips received the Inspirational Leader award.  The award honors a woman leader who, through her words, actions, and attitude inspires those ... read more »

Judiciary Committee Passes Parent Custody Bill

Feb 26, 2019

The Senate Judiciary Committee led by Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels approved legislation on Tuesday to help parents better understand a judges’ rulings on child custody and visitation. Muskogee Sen. Dewayne Pemberton authored Senate Bill 65 after hearing from numerous constit ... read more »