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Drug Bust Takes Place in Hominy

Mar 14, 2019

Hominy Police pulled over a car Tuesday morning for speeding through town on highway 99 and that led to a search of the car. Following the search, Officer Taylor found methamphetamine, marijuana and multiple pounds of tobacco in the car. The Police Department will let the court system det ... read more »

Bartlesville Schools Recognized for STEM Programs

Mar 14, 2019

The outstanding STEM programs at all three secondary schools in the Bartlesville school district have earned each of the schools Distinguished School status with the Project Lead the Way STEM program. Bartlesville High School is the only comprehensive high school in Oklahoma to be named a PLTW Di ... read more »

Roy Clark Memorial Rodeo Taking Place in April

Mar 14, 2019

In honor of Roy Clark’s legacy, Barbara Clark has partnered with the American Therapeutic Riding Center to support the children of Green Country. On Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27, the public is invited to the Osage County Fairgrounds to take part in the first annual Roy Clark ... read more »

Spring Break Exhibits to be on Display for Area Youth

Mar 14, 2019

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is offering an educational, informative, fun-filled two days for 2nd through 6th grade children during Spring Break. The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on March 20 and 21.   On day one of the event, children will learn about the history of la ... read more »

Union State Bank Holds Grand Opening Ceremony

Mar 14, 2019

Union State Bank in Bartlesville held a Grand Opening Ceremony Thursday morning. The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce took charge of the ribbon cutting that happened outside the front doors of the bank.   Bartlesville Market President Jeanna Breech said the move was necessary for Uni ... read more »

Power Restored to VVEC Customers

Mar 13, 2019

At approximately 4:55 Wednesday afternoon, the Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative was notified of a large power outage. Power supplier KAMO had a transmission line out that affected four VVEC substation the line feeds in to. There were 4,207 power outages in the Barnsdall, Collinsville, Owasso ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Uses Weapon in Domestic Assault

Mar 13, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after an alleged domestic assault incident on Tuesday night. James Conditt appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of domestic assault and battery as well as assault with a dangerous weapon. According to an affidavit, Conditt allegedly kicke ... read more »

Absentee Ballots Available for Municipal Election

Mar 13, 2019

Those wanting an absentee ballot for the April 2nd, 2019 Regular Municipal Election for the Town of Copan and the Town of Ochelata have a limited time to apply. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House urges voters who want an absentee ballot to apply early. Absentee application fo ... read more »

Two Bartlesville Men Arrested for Entering Vacant Home

Mar 13, 2019

Two Bartlesville men were arrested after they were found in a vacant house. Michael Lewis and Darrel Thurman both appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of second degree burglary. According to an affidavit, the owner of the vacant home on Herrick Avenue in Ba ... read more »

Plans, Logo Discussed in Tower Green Design Meeting

Mar 13, 2019

The Tower Green Design Committee held a special meeting at Bartlesville's City Hall Wednesday afternoon. Scott Ambler with Ambler Architects spoke to the committee members about the 99-percent construction plans for the Tower Center at Unity Square project. The canopy for the stage to be ... read more »

Pawhuska School Report Card Gets Released

Mar 13, 2019

The Pawhuska School report card has been released to show how well the school ranks compared to other districts in the state. Superintendent David Cash admits that last year's results aren't what the district had hoped for.   With this being Cash's first year at the helm, ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Launch MyPD App to Public

Mar 13, 2019

The Bartlesville Police Department has launched a "MyPD" app. The app allows citizens to be directly notified of alerts and emergency situations. Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles said citizens can easily send in crime tips and other information also. He said the BPD is certainly th ... read more »

Free Dump Day Coming to Osage County

Mar 13, 2019

Osage County will be holding a free dump day sponsored by the City of Pawhuska and the Osage County Commissioners on Saturday, March 30. Items may be dropped off at various locations between 8 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon. Items being accepted include household appliances, furn ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Passes Fencing Ordinance

Mar 12, 2019

The Pawhuska City Council met for a regular scheduled meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall.   Bill Todd, the Administrator and Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission, was at the meeting making a recommendation to make an ordinance regarding fencing along residential property. ... read more »

Check to Make Sure Contractors are Certified

Mar 13, 2019

When hiring a contractor for a home improvement or business project, Chief Building Official Trey Yankovich says it is important to make sure they have a proper license. Yankovich stated that everyone who does business in Bartlesville must be licensed through the City of Bartlesville, and som ... read more »