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Osage County Commissioners to Hear Funding Requests

May 14, 2018

The Claud Rosendale Tourism Oversight Committee will go before the Osage County board of commissioners to ask for funding for the Osage County Cattlemen's Convention, the Ben Johnson Memorial Steer Roping, the Shidler Car Show, the Postoak Wine and Jazz Festival, and the Skiatook Pioneer Days ... read more »

Health Dept Report Tops Washington County Agenda

May 14, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will take action on a one-year lease agreement between the county and Public Service Company on Monday morning.  The agenda also calls for the April Health Department report.  Monday morning's meeting is set for 9:30 at the Courthouse Adm ... read more »

Sam Sorbo Speaks to OKWU Grads

May 12, 2018

Saturday was graduation day for the students who made up Oklahoma Wesleyan University's Class of 2018.  The University welcomed a special commencement speaker to help them celebrate.    Sam Sorbo is an actress, author, activist, and radio personality known for her quick ... read more »

Governor Fallin Angers Two Groups

May 12, 2018

Oklahoma's Republican Governor Mary Fallin has managed to anger both gun and gay rights groups on the same day. In a flurry of actions Friday, the term-limited governor vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit or training, prompting the National Rifl ... read more »

OKM Highlights its Classical Line-UP

May 12, 2018

OKM LINE-UP 5/12/18 6 AM CHARLIE   Classical music is still the backbone of the 34-year-old OKM Music Festival and this year's chamber artists offer something for everyone. The week-long festival runs June 9th through the 15th with a variety of artists and genres. The classical s ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Found With Cocaine

May 11, 2018

A Bartlesville man was taken into custody in the early hours of Friday morning.    According to an affidavit, Jose Luis Mendoza was observed by an officer to be asleep in a running vehicle in a parking lot of a convenience store. Once awoken, the officer noticed Mendoza had red ... read more »

Bat Fungus Found In Oklahoma

May 11, 2018

Surveillance for white-nose syndrome and the fungus that causes the bat disease found that bats in seven Oklahoma counties have been infected. The fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, was first detected in New York and had spread to Oklahoma by the winter of 2014–2015.   Bats ... read more »

EgangeOK Coming To Bartlesville

May 11, 2018

State Superintendent Joy Hoffmeister is bringing EngageOK on the Road to Bartlesville July 11.   EngageOK will travel to Ada, Owasso, Bartlesville, Norman, Durant, Duncan and Woodward between July 9-and-19 this year.   The free annual training event includes updates on f ... read more »

Sandra Hallett Wins "My Mom's Priceless" Prizes

May 11, 2018

Congratulations to Sandy Hallett of Delaware. We chose her as the winner of our My Mom's Priceless contest.  Hallett received the call to hear a family member had entered her in the drawing.   Hallett received a night at the Inn at the Price Tower, a gallery tour and tower t ... read more »

Osage County Man To Be Charged With Second Degree Murder

May 10, 2018

An Osage County Man has been taken into custody following an incident on Wednesday. According to the Osage County Sheriff's Website, Dakoda Aaron McCauley was booked on Wednesday for one charge of Second Degree Murder. McCauley, who resides in Barnsdall, is said to have been involved in a ... read more »

Two Men Charged In Child Porn Cases

May 10, 2018

Two men have pled guilty to child pornography offenses in the Northern District of Oklahoma. Both men used the internet to search for and find material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.   According to United States Attorney Trent Shores, the victims in these case ... read more »

Man Steals Truck; Arrested After on Foot Pursuit

May 10, 2018

A man who stole a vehicle and try to flee into a wooded area was arrested on Wednesday. Braden Williamson appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing multiple charges including possession of a stolen vehicle, felony eluding, reckless driving and obstructing an officer as well ... read more »

BRTA Meets To Approve Agreement

May 10, 2018

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority met on Wednesday afternoon where the majority of the meeting was discussing action on adopting and approving a development financing assistance agreement with Sutterfield Property Management, LLC, relating to a property at 314 South Johnstone.  ... read more »

Fire Hydrant Flushing Continues

May 10, 2018

More flushing 5/10/18 5PM Ben     More fire hydrant flushing will continue in the City of Bartlesville. This time, it's with two crews.   Crews will be working in the area from Adams Boulevard going south to Nowata Road, from Silver Lake going east to Highwa ... read more »

Attorney General Hunter Joins In Asking For Rehearing

May 10, 2018

Attorney General Mike Hunter has joined 12 other state attorneys general in asking a federal appeals court to rehear a case in front of the full court after a three judge panel decided that Ohio must provide funding to Planned Parenthood.   In the brief, attorneys general argue the d ... read more »