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Project Tribute Aims to Give Tourniquets to Responders

Apr 14, 2021

In its inaugural initiative as a non-profit, Project Tribute Foundation has a goal to raise funds to purchase approximately 200 tourniquets for first responders in the Bartlesville area. Executive Director Jon Beckloff said their mission is to aid our first responders and their lifesaving cap ... read more »

Recycle Center in Bartlesville Still Temporarily Closed

Apr 14, 2021

The City of Bartlesville recycle center remains closed following a fire that damaged the Tulsa Recycle and Transfer Center (TRT) approximately one week ago. The City regularly transfers recycled items collected at the recycle center at 10th Street east of Virginia Avenue to TRT for processing ... read more »

CDC Meeting Today to Discuss Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Apr 14, 2021

As a result of six women developing blood clots after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Oklahoma Health Officials opted to put a pause on giving the vaccine. A CDC committee is meeting today to discuss the cases and a possible link to the vaccine. The FDA will release any recommend ... read more »

12th Annual ShamRock the ‘Ville 2021

Apr 14, 2021

ShamRock the ‘Ville 5K and Fun Run is a St. Patrick’s Day themed event as we celebrate the 12th anniversary of a Bartlesville tradition and one of the best running events in Bartlesville! Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Misty Wishall, Director of Mary Martha Outreach, said ... read more »

BHS Soccer Splits at Enid

Apr 14, 2021

Bartlesville soccer split two games at Enid on Tuesday night, with the girls winning and the boys losing, both contests were close. The Lady Bruins got a 2-1 win in overtime, while the Bruin guys lost another tough one, 1-0 in the extra period. Both District losses have been by one goal i ... read more »

BPD Looking to Identify Suspect in Library Incident

Apr 13, 2021

The Bartlesville Police Department is looking to identify a person that stole a laptop and a backpack from another patron at the Bartlesville Public Library. Security camera video footage shows a man leaving the library with the merchandise on March 24th, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. The man is seen we ... read more »

Nash Sworn in as Pawhuska Council Member

Apr 13, 2021

Pawhuska voters elected Amber Nash to take over the vacated Ward Two Council Seat last Tuesday and at this week’s meeting, City Attorney John Heskett had the honor of swearing her into office. During the meeting, council members opted to allow Elite Concrete to make road repairs on 11th ... read more »

Accident Near Lowe's Blocks Silverlake Road Traffic

Apr 13, 2021

Silverlake Road between Nowata Road and Adams Boulevard in Bartlesville was impacted by a traffic accident late Tuesday afternoon. According to Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, a minor accident occurred on eastbound Adams Boulevard near Lowe's. Hastings said they've been work ... read more »

Pawhuska School Finances in Good Shape

Apr 13, 2021

Finances were a topic of discussion during Monday evening's city council meeting in Pawhuska. Superintendent David Cash said that the school has done well preparing for any potential economic shortfalls and they are currently in good shape.   Cash says the school has received two ... read more »

Child Abuse Charges Field Against Dewey Man

Apr 13, 2021

Felony Charges of child abuse and a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery were filed against Michael Guy Smith of Dewey. Smith appeared via teleconference from the Washington County Jail for an arraignment on Tuesday afternoon. Smith appeared in court on Monday where a $5,000 bond was set ... read more »

Coffeyville Man Arrested for Truck Theft

Apr 13, 2021

A Coffeyville, Kansas man was arrested by Caney Police on possible charges of Possession of vehicle with Vehicle Identification numbers removed, Possession of a weapon with intent to use, Possession of Stolen Property. The CPD announced the information pertaining to the arrest of James Gruver in ... read more »

Cash Responds to Lifting of Mask Mandate at Indoor Events

Apr 13, 2021

Monday’s school board meeting in Pawhuska turned contentious, as action was taken to lift the mask mandate when gathering at school sanctioned events that take place indoors. It was a 3-1 vote and board member Addie Roanhorse opposed the action. Upon approval of the item, she left the m ... read more »

Tickets For OKM’s 37th Festival Are Now On Sale

Apr 13, 2021

The OKM Music Festival is entering its 37th year as Oklahoma’s premier music festival. Hosting its first festival in 1985, the OKM Music Festival is one of the state’s longest running music festivals to date. From June 10 - 17, Bartlesville will enjoy classical and multi-genre enterta ... read more »

Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Paused Across the State

Apr 13, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has asked that all vaccine sites across the state to put a pause on using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. This comes in the wake of the CDC and FDA making these recommendations so that they can explore rare blood clotting found in six Americans who have ... read more »

Lighthouse Outreach Center to Resume Tours

Apr 13, 2021

The Lighthouse Outreach Center is bringing back its “I Had No Idea” Lunch & Tour, and you’re invited. You can join the Lighthouse Outreach Center staff for lunch with their residents, and see first-hand what life is like at the shelter. The event will be held on Thursday ... read more »