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Joe Exotic Claims to Have Been Framed

Oct 17, 2018

Former Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate Joe Exotic is in jail awaiting trial on federal murder-for-hire charges. Joe “Exotic” Maldonado is in the Grady County jail after being extradited from Florida, where U.S. Marshals arrested him last month. Since his arrest, he’s been m ... read more »

Wilson Elementary Adds Playground Equipment

Oct 17, 2018

Wilson Elementary School had a ribbon cutting Wednesday morning signifying that the school now has new playground equipment. Physical Education teacher Brittany Whaling had been working on a grant for the past year with Project Fit America and she is glad it finally went through. Whaling ... read more »

Author David Grann coming to Pawhuska

Oct 17, 2018

David Grann, author of the Killers of the Flower Moon and staff writer for the New Yorker Magazine will be at the Water Bird Gallery in Pawhuska from 11-2 on Thursday. The public will be able to meet Mr. Grann and get their book signed as well. Grann’s first book, The Lost City of Z: A ... read more »

Hominy Teen Nearly Abducted

Oct 16, 2018

A teenage girl in Hominy said she was nearly abducted by a man Tuesday morning just before 8 a.m. Hominy police and the school district are telling parents to use a little extra caution after the high schooler had an incident walking to school.  Hominy Police Chief Michael Martin say ... read more »

Middle School Students Invited to ConocoPhillips Event

Oct 16, 2018

The third annual 'Hands on, Minds On Bartlesville Math and Sciene Night' event for Bartlesville Middle School students looks to help those students excel in math and science. This year's 'Hands On, Minds On' event will offer more space and more stations for interactive fun ... read more »

Bartlesville Accepting City Attorney Applications

Oct 16, 2018

Bartlesville City Attorney Jerry Maddux will retire at the end of December after 43 years of service. Mayor Dale Copeland and the Bartlesville City Council acknowledged his retirement letter last month. The city attorney position is one of only four positions directly appointed by the city counci ... read more »

Trimble speaks at FCA luncheon

Oct 16, 2018

Allen Trimble, a thirteen time state football championship winner at Jenks High School and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Inductee spoke at Tuesday’s FCA luncheon in Bartlesville. Trimble, who was forced to retire from coaching after being diagnosed with ALS, said despite the diagnosis, h ... read more »

Monarchs Migrate Through Bartlesville Recently

Oct 16, 2018

Monarch butterflies took a break in Sooner Park recently during their migration to Mexico for the winter. The City of Bartlesville is a “Mayors for Monarchs” city, working with local garden clubs to encourage planting milkweed and other plant foods for monarchs. The popular butterfly ... read more »

Tower Green Design Committee Meets Wednesday

Oct 16, 2018

The seven-member Tower Green Design Committee meets again Wednesday to give their input on their preferred design elements for the voter approved Tower Green space. Topics for the last Tower Green Design Committee meeting included bio swells, water structures for kids, vehicular circulation a ... read more »

Wayside Elementary Sets Itself Apart with Extracurricular Activities

Oct 16, 2018

Updates on several school sites were heard at Tuesday afternoon’s special meeting of the Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education. One of Bartlesville’s largest schools is Wayside Elementary, which uses creative extracurricular activities to set itself apart. Principal Ken C ... read more »

Development Authority Commended After ABB Announcement

Oct 16, 2018

Mayor Dale Copeland compliments Bartlesville Development Authority President David Wood and his team for their continued success in developing economics in Bartlesville. Copeland says hearing the news that international corporation ABB Inc’s desire to expand in Bartlesville leaves plent ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Allegedly Assaults Husband with Hammer

Oct 16, 2018

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on a warrant after allegedly assaulting her husband with a hammer. Megan Wickham made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon for an incident that took place on March 4. According to a ... read more »