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Arvest Million Meals Cookout Thursday

May 18, 2018

The Arvest Bank, 1 Million Meals cookout will be held on Thursday.   Lunch will be available for $7, and will be a hamburger or hot dog, with chips, dessert and a drink. The party wont stop there though, as several Arvest associates will be participating in a dunk tank, where you can ... read more »

Police Chase SUV, Driver Flees

May 18, 2018

The driver of an SUV crashed his vehicle Thursday night while trying to evade police in Bartlesville.  Captain Jay Hastings reports a patrol officer saw a white 2003 GMC Envoy at about 9 o'clock.  The vehicle was being driven recklessly in the area of Adams and Adams road.  ... read more »

K9 Officer Apollo is Released

May 18, 2018

Bartlesville's K9 Officer Apollo was released from the hospital Friday morning and sent home to recover from surgery he underwent Tuesday. During the surgery his gallbladder, spleen, and two thirds of his stomach had to be removed. Doctors were concerned about his chances for survival and sai ... read more »

Drummond to Join Hall of Fame

May 18, 2018

An "American Idol," "The Pioneer Woman" and a late, great guitar god are among the accomplished honorees who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame this year.   The 91st class of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame will include Carrie Underwood, who won "Ameri ... read more »

The Circus Comes To Town

May 17, 2018

Circus Saurus is making its grand entrance in Dewey tonight with shows starting at 4:30 and 7:30.   The circus is in town for one night only at the Fairgrounds in Dewey. The circus will feature dinosaurs, a wooly mammoth, and two Asian elephants.   Before the show, guest ... read more »

Bartlesville's Blue Star Mothers To Remain

May 17, 2018

Bartlesville's chapter of Blue Star Mothers will not be disbanding after all.   According to Angel Barrows, the Blue Stars met on Monday and added 11 to their membership.   Barrows says that the Blue Star Mothers is thankful for the community. She says that after 10 ... read more »

Pawhuska High School Schedules Commencement

May 17, 2018

The Pawhuska graduating class of 2018 will accept their diploma Friday night at 7 o'clock at Ormand Beach Stadium.  Parents, family, and friends of the graduates will be on hand to see them walk across the stage, accept that handshake and their diploma, and turn their tassel.   ... read more »

Gearing Up for Click It or Ticket

May 17, 2018

To kick off the 2018 "Click It or Ticket" seat belt campaign, the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office is partnering with St. John Health System, law enforcement partners, AAA Oklahoma, and other local groups to highlight the dangers of not wearing a seat belt.   The highly visib ... read more »

Bartlesville K9 Apollo in Critical Condition

May 17, 2018

A Bartlesville Police K9 officer is in critical condition.   Police say nine-year-old Apollo is suffering from an intestinal illness.  The K9 officer underwent emergency surgery in Tulsa on Tuesday.  His handler spent the night in the clinic with him on Tuesday.   ... read more »

Questions Sought for State House Forum

May 17, 2018

You are invited to a public forum with the candidates for House Districts 10 and 11 on Tuesday night from 6:30 to 8:00 in the Bartlesville High School Fine Arts Center Auditorium off 18th St. between Hillcrest Dr. and Shawnee Ave.   All of the candidates for House Districts 10 and 11 ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged with Resisting Arrest

May 16, 2018

A Bartlesville woman with a history of causing disturbances was arrested after causing a scene and an attempting to injure a police officer on Tuesday. Tina Emerson appeared in court on Wednesday facing charges of assault and battery on a police officer, obstruction, resisting arrest and disturbi ... read more »

OKWU Extends Season with Victory over Cumberland

May 16, 2018

The Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles stayed alive in the loser’s bracket of the NAIA National Tournament with a 3-2 victory over Cumberland, Tennessee. The Eagles fell in dramatic fashion on Tuesday but were able to recover nicely. Tyler Shumpert, who is typically a reliever got the start for O ... read more »

Demolition Starts At Old Police Building

May 16, 2018

Demolition is underway on the former Bartlesville police facility, located at 100 E. Hensley Blvd. The building was vacated when the new Public Safety Complex was constructed in the 600 block of South Johnstone Avenue.   An official plan for the space has not yet been determined, but ... read more »

Senator Calls For Return To Session To Override Veto

May 16, 2018

Senator Nathan Dahm has started the process for legislators to call themselves back into session to pass legislation vetoed by Gov. Mary Fallin.    In order to enter a special session, two-thirds of both the House and the Senate must agree to return.   So far, the f ... read more »

BPSD Receiving Trauma Kits For Classrooms

May 16, 2018

Thanks to support from Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, the Bartlesville Public School District will be distributing buckets with medical supplies to all district classrooms.    Chevron Phillips supplied 485 plastic 5-gallon buckets and $1,000 to the Woodrow Wilson Elementary ... read more »