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Bartlesville Man Charged In Robbery

Dec 06, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared in Washington County Court on Wednesday for one count. David Porbeck is charged with Robbery in the First Degree for an incident that occurred on Tuesday. According to an affidavit, an officer was flagged down by a subject in reference to an attempted robbery, and ... read more »

Pawhuska Recreate Historic District Commission

Dec 06, 2017

Tuesday at a lengthy meeting of the Pawhuska City Council the recently reestablished Historic District Commission was appointed, and the Council also made a decision on whether to terminate the four dollar monthly utility charge currently directed towards the hospital.   After extens ... read more »

Tulsa Man Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges

Dec 05, 2017

A traffic stop for a cracked windshield led to the arrest of a Tulsa man earlier this week. Evan Woodard stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a multitude of charges including, possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a cont ... read more »

Parts of Copan Lake to Close Friday

Dec 05, 2017

The hiking/horse trail, Copan Point boat ramp, and the Washington Cove Boat ramp will all be closed this weekend at Copan Lake, but for a good cause. Starting on Friday and ending on Monday, the areas will be closed for a controlled hunt for disabled hunters. Park Rangers ask that th public a ... read more »

Ward Five Now Accepting Resumes

Dec 05, 2017

Resumes are now being accepted to fill the unexpired Ward 5 term for the City of Bartlesville. The term will expire in November 2018, when all five City Council seats are subject to election, and was vacated by Dr. Joseph Callahan due to relocation. Ward 5 boundaries include northern Bartlesv ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Burglary

Dec 04, 2017

A call about a stolen iPad that was located through tracking software led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. Jordan Harris appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County courthouse on Monday facing a felony charge of burglary.   According to an affidavit, a Bartlesville man ... read more »

Bartlesville Ladies Connection's Christmas Memories Luncheon

Dec 05, 2017

The Bartlesville Ladies Connection will meet on December 14, for their Christmas Memories Luncheon. All ladies are invited to attend, with lunch and program only $12 and $8 for moms with children in free childcare. Reservations are required, however. Jamie Dunn from Owasso will be part of the ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Sets Spring Bond Projects

Dec 05, 2017

Bartlesville voters will go to the polls March 6th to decide a bond proposal.  The Bartlesville City Council decided to propose 16.22 million dollars worth of General Obligation bonds Monday night.   The proposal includes 8.13 million dollars in Parks and Recreation work -- whic ... read more »

Dewey Economic Development Authority

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey Economic Development Authority held its first meeting on Monday night after all other meetings. The authority swore in all of it's members, with the exception of Craig Epps, who was not in attendance. The newly apponted authority discussed in great detail, and voted to meet on ... read more »

Dewey Public Works

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met on Monday evening after the City Council, where they approved a lease agreement with Arvest Bank for the city's new trash truck. City Manager Kevin Trease announced that the truck was in, but it's under lick and key for now. All other items were ap ... read more »

Dewey City Council

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey City Council met on Monday evening where they recieved a presentation on Grand Gateway. The council was informed that Grand Gateway would be doing a transportation survey in Washington (and Nowata) County, and that citizens' help will be needed to fill out a survey so they can addre ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education Regular Meeting

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey Board of Education met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening where the board took care of their normal consent agenda before approving a transfer of funds from the FFA Football Concessions to Athletics. The board then heard about several proposed DPS policy updates f ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education Special Meeting

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey Board of Education held a special meeting before their regular meeting on Monday night, where they took action on two items. The board first approved the employment of Stephen H. McDonald & Associates, Inc., as Financial Consultant to the School District. The board then approved ... read more »

Free Concert at Bartlesville First Baptist Church

Dec 04, 2017

Bartlesville First Baptist Church will host the Selah Trio to kick off the Christmas season on Sunday at 6. The trio, comprised of Todd Smith, Allan Hall and Amy Perry, have graced the stage of Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and the Grand ole Opry. They’ve amassed eight Gospel ... read more »

Highway 75 Accident

Dec 04, 2017

An accident was reported on Monday afternoon on Highway 75 near County Road 2300. Reportedly, lanes were blocked on both directions, however, The Oklahoma highway Patrol says everything is open at this time. One person was transported to be checked out for injuries, but was not admitted. ... read more »