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Truancy Ordinance, REAP Grant to be Considered

Sep 14, 2019

A sales tax report will be given by Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease at the next City Council meeting. A discussion on adopting a municipal truancy ordinance will follow. Sergeant Jimmy Gray with the Dewey Police Department will give the presentation. Next, a discussion and possible action ... read more »

Fire Department Trains with Swift Water Rescue Boat

Sep 13, 2019

After last spring’s historic flooding event in Washington County and the surrounding area, many are preparing for the next high-water disaster. The Bartlesville Fire Department is one group that has taken the time to prepare for such a reoccurrence. Public Information Officer Bill Holla ... read more »

City Ordinance Adoption, Bids on Agenda for Meeting

Sep 14, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council will hear from Councilman Jim Curd Jr. in their next meeting. He will discuss with the council a bid for Phase III of the Price Fields Renovation Project. The Council may reject the bid. Vice Mayor Alan Gentges will also discuss a bid with the Council. They may a ... read more »

Law Enforcement Agreement to be Discussed on Monday

Sep 14, 2019

An agreement for law enforcement services between the Town of Copan and the Washington County Commissioners will be discussed when the Commissioners meet next. An HVAC schedule maintenance agreement for the County Correctional Facility between Harrison Energy Partners and the Commissioners wi ... read more »

Roberts Named Teacher of the Month for September

Sep 13, 2019

Brandy Roberts, a first-grade teacher at Jane Phillips Elementary School, was named a Bartlesville Public School District Teacher of the Month for September by Arvest Bank and Patriot Auto Group. In recognition of this honor, Ms. Roberts was presented with a plaque and a $300 check by Arvest ... read more »

League of Women Voters Set to Celebrate Voting Rights

Sep 13, 2019

In 2020, the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment will be celebrated across the United States. The Amendment has guaranteed and protected the right of women in the country to vote. The League of Women Voters of Bartlesville will celebrate the history as well. President Conni ... read more »

All Lanes Open on Madison Boulevard near Harvard

Sep 13, 2019

Lanes opened on Madison Boulevard near Harvard Avenue in Bartlesville on Thursday. Micah Siemers, the City of Bartlesville’s Director of Engineering, said the lane closures that were in place were to help facilitate a sewer line replacement project underway in the area. Triangle Constru ... read more »

Golf Tournament Benefiting United Way Raises $750,000

Sep 13, 2019

The 16th Annual Tee-It-Up for United Way Golf Tournament in Bartlesville wraps up today. Randy John has been the chairman for the event since its inauguration, but he will hand off the reigns to a new leader next year. Ashley Wheeler will fill in the role as chairman for John in the 2020 Golf ... read more »

Commissioners Look to Approve Contract With JL & Associates

Sep 13, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska. The commissioners will look to finalize a contract with JL & Associates to demolish the Fairfax Furniture Store. There will also be discussion to approve a con ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance Visits Bartlesville

Sep 12, 2019

Addressing topics ranging from market volatility to a charity golf tournament for the United Way, ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance covered the bases during his visit to Bartlesville. Speaking at the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Forum Brunch Thursday, Lance laid out the importanc ... read more »

Five Tulsa Men Charged with Heroin Conspiracy

Sep 12, 2019

Five men have been charged in separate Criminal Complaints this week for allegedly conspiring to distribute heroin in the Northern District of Oklahoma, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. Pablo Soriano-Villareal, Diego Carrillo-Lopez, Felix Gil-Cardenas, David Hernandez-Perez, and Oscar De ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Forgery Charge

Sep 12, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of possession of stolen property, conspiracy, possession of forged evidence, forgery of checks, engaging in criminal activity and being in possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. An officer was called to Arvest Rd. Wednesday m ... read more »

Native Roper Tyler Milligan is on the Road to the NFR

Sep 12, 2019

A native of eastern Osage County is on the road to making his first National Final Rodeo in Las Vegas this December. Calf Roper Tyler Milligan has taken part in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association competitions that have taken place all over the United States. He is currently ranked 7th ... read more »

Small Planes From Across America to Fly to Bartlesville

Sep 12, 2019

54 single-engine airplanes will make their way to the Bartlesville Municipal Airport this weekend. The 2nd Annual Bellanca Fly-In welcomes all to the BMA. Organizer and local pilot Steve Dunbar said all of the planes are coming from different parts of America. All states except for Alaska ... read more »

State Leaders Remember Boone Pickens

Sep 12, 2019

On Wednesday, Boone Pickens passes away at the age of 91. U.S. Senator for Oklahoma’s James Lankford has issued a statement on the passing of Mr. Pickens. He said Pickens’ vision and entrepreneurship forever changed the energy industry, making it a driver of our nation’s eco ... read more »