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New Nowata Sheriff Takes Oath of Office

Nov 10, 2018

Newly elected Nowata Count Sheriff Terry Barnett took the oath of office Friday afternoon.  Nowata County Judge Carl Gibson administered the oath in front of a courtroom filled with friends of the new administration.  Barnett says the transition to the staff she intends to work with wil ... read more »

Marchant Charged with Stolen Property

Nov 09, 2018

Patricia Marchant was arrested in Dewey Thursday afternoon and charged with possession of paraphernalia, methamphetamine possession, possession of stolen property and unlawful proceeds. Officers observed multiple individuals loading items onto a trailer that was attached to a white Ford picku ... read more »

Japanese TV Show Attempts to Open Safe in Dewey

Nov 09, 2018

A Japanese TV production company based out of Los Angeles, California attempts to open a safe at the Heritage Theater Café and Pub in Dewey Friday afternoon. Store operator Gazella “Giz” Robinson says the TV Tokyo Network wanted to record a segment for their show called "M ... read more »

Commissioner Antle Goes to Tulsa for Tax Code Conference

Nov 09, 2018

The Oklahoma Academy invites a recently re-elected Washington County Commissioner to its 2018 Town Hall Conference Retreat. The Oklahoma Academy has extended invitations to approximately 125 Oklahomans from different demographics and has selected Washington County Commissioner Mitch Antle. Co ... read more »

Area Restaurants Offering Discounts on Veterans Day

Nov 09, 2018

There will be area restaurants in Bartlesville offering promotions and discounts for Veterans and all active-duty service members on Veterans Day this Sunday. Rib Crib will be offering a free dine-in meal with a choice of two meats and one side. Mazzios will offer a small, two-topping pizza f ... read more »

Shooting Death of Nowata Teen Under Investigation

Nov 09, 2018

The Nowata County Sheriff’s office investigates the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl. A Nowata County sheriff’s deputy responded to a call about a shooting incident in the Rabbit Run Road area outside of Nowata early last month. When the deputy arrived on the scene he located ... read more »

Surface Warfare Officers Trained by Bartlesville Native

Nov 09, 2018

Lieutenant Commander Eric Rolfs applies the lessons learned from Bartlesville, Oklahoma, to become one of the most elite surface warriors. Rolfs says some of the lessons he learned from his family and from playing sports in Bartlesville helped him to see the respect that people have for each ... read more »

Pawhuska Cheer does well at State

Nov 09, 2018

The Pawhuska cheer squad placed sixth out of 30 in the Class 2A Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Game Day State Competition. The girls competed in three preliminary rounds and earned a first place finish in fight song to make the finals. Seniors on the team include Cassidi ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Meeting Set for Monday

Nov 09, 2018

The Bartlesville Board of Education will spotlight Bartlesville Education Promise to start their Monday meeting on Monday, Nov. 12. They will then get into Bartlesville Superintendent Chuck McCauley’s report. On the Board of Educations consent agenda, several items will be discussed for ... read more »

Pawhuska School Board to be busy Monday Evening

Nov 09, 2018

Pawhuska Public Schools will hold a regular scheduled school board meeting Monday evening inside the Administration Building. The board will vote to approve many things on the agenda, including the 2018-2019 financial audit, which will be presented by Sanders, Bledsoe and Hewett. The board wi ... read more »

Huskies to have Sendoff this afternoon

Nov 09, 2018

The Pawhuska football team will be having a sendoff this afternoon at 4 p.m. as they travel to take on Rejoice Christian. The Huskies will leave the locker room and turn south on Lynn Avenue before hitting 9th street and going south on Kihekah. The bus will then turn east at the Triangle Buil ... read more »

Firefighters Called to Blaze West of Copan

Nov 09, 2018

Firefighters were called to fight a blaze west of Copan Friday morning.  According to emergency management officials, a tank battery caught fire in the Osage Plains area.     The fire occurred on private property near the intersection of West 600 and North 3950 roads.& ... read more »

First Flu Deaths This Season

Nov 09, 2018

Oklahoma health officials say two people have died from influenza during the past two weeks following the deadliest flu season in the state on record.   The Oklahoma Department of Health said Thursday that both victims were 65 years of age or older and were residents of northeastern ... read more »

Barnett to be Sworn In Friday

Nov 08, 2018

Newly elected Nowata County Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett is set to be sworn in at 5:01 on Friday. Barnett beat out current sheriff Kenny Freeman with over 83% of the vote during Tuesday’s midterm election. Barnett will be sworn in at the Nowata County Courthouse in front of Judge Carl Gibs ... read more »

Wilson Talks Boys and Girls Club

Nov 08, 2018

The Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville are staying busy. As the 2018 year comes to an end, Program Director Jacob Wilson says he enjoys the added work. Wilson said he welcomes anybody to join the Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville. Wilson would like to thank all of his volunteers and en ... read more »