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Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jun 24, 2019

A Bartlesville man is facing an allegation of domestic abuse stemming from an incident in which he allegedly became violent with a female. 68-year-old John Jones appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of felony domestic abuse and interfering with an emergency phone ... read more »

Man Arrested After Allegedly Slapping, Punching Woman

Jun 24, 2019

Police used cell phone video from an alleged domestic disturbance to make an arrest. Tony Bohannon Jr. was arrested on a warrant from a May 25 incident. Bohannon appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of domestic abuse. According to an affidavit, a female victim ... read more »

Timber Creek 115 Bridge Closes Permanently

Jun 24, 2019

Timber Creek 115 Bridge in Washington County has been closed off permanently to the public. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier said people were not adhering to the weight limits for the bridge. The Timber Creek 115 Bridge could handle 3-tons crossing at one time. The bridge is lo ... read more »

Sen. Daniels Holds Public Forum in Bartlesville

Jun 24, 2019

Oklahoma Senator Julie Daniels held a town hall forum at the Bartlesville Public Library Monday afternoon and spoke on a wide array of issues. One thing Daniels was sure to highlight was the good work she, along with other members of congress, were doing regarding helping our public safety office ... read more »

City Wants More Neighborhood Traffic Enforcement

Jun 24, 2019

Sales tax collections in Bartlesville for the month of June wraps-up better than anticipated. There was an 8-percent change in sales tax collections in June. City of Bartlesville's Finance Director Jason Muninger said this was the biggest percent increase they saw in 2018-2019. He said th ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Disaster Recovery

Jun 24, 2019

Recovery from storm damage was a continued topic of discussion at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Corey Williams from the Office of Disaster Assistance gave a presentation on how citizens can apply for and receive aid. Williams explained that individuals can rec ... read more »

Resale Property Fund Statement Approved Monday

Jun 24, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners met Monday morning for a regularly scheduled meeting. A resolution regarding a donation to the Washington County Sheriff's Office for DARE maintenance and operation account from the Bartlesville and Dewey Masonic Lodges was approved. Washington Coun ... read more »

Officials Respond to Burglary in Progress Call Sunday

Jun 24, 2019

The Osage County Sheriff's Office was called out to a Bartlesville residence on Cottonwood Lane early Sunday morning. Investigation Supervisor Will Gee said the call regarded a burglary in progress. A female victim reported the suspect was in her home and that she fired a handgun at them. ... read more »

Adjustment Board Plans Five Hearings

Jun 26, 2019

The Bartlesville City Board of Adjustment will choose a new chairman and vice-chairman Thursday night.  Once those votes have been held, the board has scheduled five public hearings.   The board will solicit comment on a request from David and Vickie Eubanks for a special zoning ... read more »

Planning Commission to Hear Property Split Request

Jun 23, 2019

The Bartlesville City Planning Commission will hear a request for a Lot Split on behalf of KCD Towers Tuesday night.  The commissioners will hear from David King of Robinett-King Law Firm, who will ask for approval to split a lot in the industrial park.   City Director of Engine ... read more »