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One Dead, One Hospitalized in Thursday Mishap

Mar 01, 2019

One person is dead and another was admitted to the hospital as a result of a Thursday afternoon accident on State Highway 10 about a mile east of Copan.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that a car driven by 52 year-old Khristy Cosby of Copan was westbound on 10.  A second car driven ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested by Montgomery County Deputies

Feb 28, 2019

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Deputies were dispatched to Murphy's Oil west of Independence, Kansas for a report of criminal damage on Tuesday. A release from the Sheriff's Office late Thursday stated that security tapes from the business identified the perpetrator as 31-year-old ... read more »

Lane Opens Up Along Copan Dam

Feb 28, 2019

After 4 long years of work by the Corp of Engineers and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, the Copan Dam structure repairs are complete and the roadway has been open to two lanes of traffic. The Corp of Engineers worked on the dam structure while ODOT advised to close one lane along the C ... read more »

CLCC Running with New Operator

Feb 28, 2019

A group determined to provide preschool and child care to children regardless of socioeconomic status or race is now being operated by a new organization. The Concern Child Learning Center is set to become a part of the existing network of Delaware Child Development facilities starting Friday. ... read more »

Fundraising Efforts High for Local Scouting Success

Feb 28, 2019

Scout Executive Philip Wright with the Cherokee Area Council Boy Scouts of America says this is an important time of year for fundraising. He says scouting units in Nowata, Osage, Washington, Craig, Delaware and Ottawa counties are working hard with their Friends of Scouting presentations now. Wr ... read more »

Citizen Police Academy Application Forms Available

Feb 28, 2019

The Bartlesville Police Department is now accepting applications from citizens interested in attending the next Citizens Police Academy. Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles said the program gives citizens an opportunity to learn more about law enforcement functions and helps foster better under ... read more »

OSU Buffalo at Library to Receive Free Fixtures

Feb 28, 2019

Library Director Shellie McGill says the Oklahoma State University buffalo currently housed at the Bartlesville Public Library will undergo a rehabilitation soon after a previous attempt failed. At first McGill thought the buffalo was being vandalized but she says that that is not the case. The p ... read more »

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 »