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Interstate Fair and Rodeo Opens with Motocross

Aug 15, 2018

The 110th edition of the Inter-State Fair kicked off in Coffeyville on Tuesday with a whole bunch of "big air" as freestyle motocross riders pulled various tricks while airborne.  A group of ten freestyle riders, many with résumés from past X-Games and Nitro Games, en ... read more »

Legislative Working Group to Discuss Medical Marijuana

Aug 15, 2018

\r\n Bartlesville's State Senator, Julie Daniels will head to the capitol today for another meeting of the Legislative Working Group on Medical Marijuana.  This morning's session will feature presentations and questions and answers with represenatives from the Department of Public Sa ... read more »

Rogers State Concurrent Enrollment High in Bartlesville Location

Aug 14, 2018

Approximately 150 students from the Bartlesville School district made up the largest concurrent enrollment for Rogers State University last year. President Larry Rice from the Claremore location says that the Bartlesville School district has been wonderful to work with since the largest concu ... read more »

Special Meeting Held for Marijuana and Alcohol Laws

Aug 14, 2018

New Oklahoma weed and alcohol laws take center-stage in a special workshop meeting with the Bartlesville City Council Monday night. The meeting last night called early last week covered changes in regulations regarding the recent passage of the medical marijuana and alcohol laws in the state of O ... read more »

All Items Passed in Washington County Commissioners Meeting

Aug 14, 2018

Monday's regular meeting with the Washington County Board of Commissioners saw several items on its agenda passed. The Washington County Commissioners reviewed the Sheriff Report and verified the July 2018 claims for the Board of Prisoners, approving this item first. The Osage County ... read more »

Construction Postponed on HWY 75

Aug 14, 2018

Planned work on Highway 75 in Bartlesville has been postponed because of anticipated weather in the area. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation announced late on Monday that the short-term ramp closures on the northbound US-75 off-ramp to westbound US-60 in Bartlesville are cancelled for ... read more »

Miller EMS Provides First Month Report

Aug 14, 2018

Matt Miller of Miller EMS provided the first month report, since taking over in Barnsdall, and several properties on the county roll where purchased Monday at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners.   Miller said that the first month went well and they came in ... read more »

Sales Tax Numbers Strong in B'Ville

Aug 14, 2018

The City of Bartlesville learned about June’s sales tax numbers earlier this month, and the numbers continue to show signs of economic progress in the area. The city finished fiscal year 2018 strong, and it has gotten off to a good start in 2019’s fiscal year. June’s numbers ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested After Cracking Windshield

Aug 13, 2018

A Bartlesville man was arrested after smashing the windshield of his father’s truck with a wooden stick. Robert Conley stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a misdemeanor charge of damaging private property. According to an affidavit, Conley’s f ... read more »

Woman Charged After Striking a Child

Aug 13, 2018

A woman who allegedly struck a child she was babysitting appeared in Washington County Court on Monday. Michelle McGuire stood before a judge facing a misdemeanor count of aggravated assault and battery. According to an affidavit, McGuire and her boyfriend were watching over an 11-year-old ch ... read more »

Freeman Stays: Board Denies Petition for Removal

Aug 13, 2018

A motion for the district attorney to file a petition for removal of Sheriff Kenny Freeman was denied at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Freeman will stay in office after a three-week long process of a potential ouster after widespread concerns from the communit ... read more »

City Council to Hold Special Meeting on Marijuana

Aug 13, 2018

The City of Bartlesville announced early last week that a workshop meeting has been called for Monday to discuss changes in regulations regarding the recent passage of the medical marijuana law. Multiple discussion items are on the agenda - but, no action will be taken. The first item open fo ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Short Agenda

Aug 13, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will meet for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. The Commissioners have a short agenda. They will take a sheriff’s report and verification for the board of prisoners for the month of July. They will also take action on a ... read more »

Fallin Declares Nowata as Disaster Area Due to Drought

Aug 10, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gov. Mary Fallin's office says four counties in northeastern Oklahoma have been designated disaster areas because of drought, making farmers and ranchers eligible for federal assistance.        Fallin's office said Friday that U.S. Secreta ... read more »

Cornett Praises Bartlesville Education, Technology

Aug 10, 2018

Former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett holds Bartlesville in high regards.  Cornett says that Bartlesville sets a the standard for Oklahoma when it comes to higher education and the rise in technological jobs. The Republican candidate for Oklahoma Governor, Cornett, wants to ... read more »