Nowata School Board will vote on School Funding Proposal

Mar 10, 2018

The Nowata School Board will welcome Markesha Hill to the board Monday night.  The agenda calls for board membes to hear a status report from the Nowata Classroom Teachers Association and to vote on a resolution of support for Nowata Teachers and staff to improve school funding and teaher pa ... read more »

Nowata Schools Go on Lockdown

Mar 09, 2018

An update has been posted to the Nowata High Facebook page alerting parents to a lockdown situation at the high school on Friday morning. The update was posted at 9:15 AM.     "This morning a pistol magazine was found on the floor in the football weight room. The Nowat ... read more »

School Board to Vote on Suspending Classes

Mar 09, 2018

School officials say a proposal to solve the state school funding crisis will be unveiled Bartlesville's School Board meeting at 5:45 Monday night at the Bartlesville Board of Education meeting in Bartlesville High School’s Fine Arts Center Auditorium.     The sta ... read more »

Shamrock the 'Ville This Saturday

Mar 06, 2018

The Marry Martha Outreach Center's Shamrock The 'Ville 5K and Couch race will be taking the streets on Saturday morning as participants will gather in Downtown Bartlesville. This race is a St. Patrick's Day celebration where you can compete in a 5K race or 1 mile Fun Run. Founder ... read more »

Owasso Teen Part Of Indicted Duo

Mar 08, 2018

United States Attorney Trent Shores announced that a Federal Grand Jury has indicted 18-year-old Michael W. Newlin of Owasso, and 23-year-old Brandon Mendinghall of Stillwater, for their alleged roles in a December carjacking and obstruction of justice that involved evading and shooting at a Tuls ... read more »

Bartelsville Man Racks up Several Charges

Mar 08, 2018

A man trying to flee the scene of a domestic incident found himself at the Washington County Jail. Michael Miller stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a slew of charges including domestic abuse by strangulation, driving under the influence, child endangerment and posses ... read more »

United Way hosts Donkey Doo Drop

Mar 08, 2018

The Bartlesville Regional United Way is hosting a Donkey Doo Drop, a funny game of bingo with a prize of $250 up for grabs.   From noon-to-2 on April 28 at the Nowata County Barn, two donkeys will be at the event with each one in a pen. Each pen will have 100 squares marked on it, fo ... read more »

BDA To Start Recruitment Plan

Mar 08, 2018

The Bartlesville Development Authority has taken action to begin a recruiting process to bring new business to the city.   In February, the authority approved a proposal from Whittaker Associates to start business recruitment prospecting for no more than $37,500. According to Jared P ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Was Taken In For Meth

Mar 08, 2018

A Bartlesville man was taken in for methamphetamine on Tuesday.   Mark Christopher Rice appeared in court on Wednesday for the count. According to an affidavit, an officer made a citizen contact with Rice as he was walking down the street. Dispatch advised that Rice has a municipal w ... read more »

Woman Shoplifts And Has Dangerous Substance

Mar 08, 2018

A Bartlesville woman was in Washington County Court on Wednesday with one new charge.   Kayla Diane Gerrish was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and entered into a plea of “Not Guilty.”   According to an affidavit, an officer was d ... read more »

Man Taken in For DUI

Mar 07, 2018

A Bartlesville Man was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday morning for Driving Under The Influence. According to an affidavit, Andrew George Ruddick was traveling northbound on Highway 75 when an officer pulled over his vehicle. As the officer spoke with Ruddick, it was noticed that his ... read more »

Local Group Plans For Suspending Classes in April

Mar 08, 2018

A 20-member volunteer committee of community representatives and education advocates met Wednesday night to begin preparing for a possible school suspension beginning April 2nd.     One of the concerns of the group is to make sure that students are provided with meals norma ... read more »

Man Falls from Downtown Parking Garage

Mar 07, 2018

Bartlesville police have closed the west side of the Truity parking garage at Johnstone and Sixth Street.  Police Captain Jay Hastings says police and fire responded at 4:29 Wednesday afternon to a call of a man falling or jumping from the parking garage. The man was transported to Jane Phil ... read more »

Poindexter In Trouble Again

Mar 07, 2018

A Porter man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility on a number of charges. Gary Lee Poindexter Jr. was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, obstructing an officer, and paraphernalia. According to an affidavit, Poindexter was driving a vehicle without a work ... read more »

Fire Near Wann

Mar 07, 2018

According to multiple listener reports a fire has started near Wann in the northern part of Washington County. The fire is near the intersection of North 4000 Road and West 100 Road close to the Kansas-Oklahoma border. It is believed to be a controlled burn that has gotten out of hand due to ... read more »