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AG Hunter Reminds Rotarians of Opioid Problems

Apr 17, 2017

Oklahoma's new Attorney General Mike Hunter spoke to Bartlesville Rotarians during a noon-hour meeting on Monday.  Hunter spoke of the state question voters passed in November that made simple possession of certain drugs a misdemeanor. According to Hunter we still have a problem with ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Apr 17, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting on Monday morning.  THe commissioners approved a resolution on a speed limit change on Bison Road. The road between Tuxedo and Durham will be changing from 55 MPH to 35 MPH. The commissioners also heard a presen ... read more »

Saturday Morning Fire in Coffeyville

Apr 17, 2017

No injuries were reported following an early Saturday morning structure fire at 1508 S. Maple.  The fire was reported at approximately 12:45 on Saturday, and upon arrival, the Coffeyville Fire Department reported smoke and flames were visible from the rear of the house.  The house was u ... read more »

Coffeyville Police Identify Homicide Victims

Apr 14, 2017

Coffeyville Police continue to investigate the deaths of three people.  Chief Kwin Bromley tells our news partner, KGGF, his officers were called to a home at 208 S Maple just around 10 o'clock Thursday night. The victims have been identified as 50-year-old Reginald L. Johnson, 47-y ... read more »

Sedan, France Students Travel to Kansas

Apr 14, 2017

Students from Sedan, France joined students from Sedan, Kansas for a visit to Woolaroc on Thursday. 19 French students made the trip to the U.S. It's part of a program their English teacher started in 2015. She wanted her students to not only learn the language, but also the American cult ... read more »

Sponsler Case Postponed until May

Apr 14, 2017

Pawhuska cartwheeler, Lacey Sponsler was in Osage County District court on Friday.  Sponsler appeared for the hearing without an attorney.  She is charged with indecent exposure after allegedly doing a cartwheel in front of a junior high choir class while she was there as a substitu ... read more »

KLIFE Kicks Off Campaign

Apr 13, 2017

Bartlesville KLIFE kicked off it's fund-raising campaign on Thursday night at it's Have S'More Fun event. After being in Bartlesville for 30 years, KLIFE is launching this campaign to build it's new activity center. The goal for the campaign is 3 million dollars, but KLIFE ha ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Sheds Assets

Apr 13, 2017

ConocoPhillips has closed a deal to sell its assets in the San Juan Basin in the Southwestern U.S. to Hilcorp Energy Company for 3 billion dollars.  The deal brings the company's total proceeds for 2017 divestitures to 16 billion dollars. The company announced that it will use the procee ... read more »

City Council Special Meeting

Apr 13, 2017

The City of Bartlesville held a special meeting on Thursday at noon to discuss and take action on a resolution that would fix the amount of combined purpose bonds to mature each year. The sale of these general obligation bonds will occur on May 15. These are 10 year bonds and will go towa ... read more »

More Fire Hydrant Flushing To Begin April 11th

Apr 13, 2017

On Monday, testing and flushing of fire hydrants will begin at the Caney River going west to Highway 123, from 11th Street to the Southern City limits. Crews will be flushing daily from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. until area is complete. Discoloration of water may occur during this process. The ... read more »

OSOCP Launches New Website For Students

Apr 13, 2017

The Oklahoma Supplemental Online Course Program recently launched its new website, featuring the Oklahoma Online Course Catalog. The catalog provides educators and families information about online course options available to Oklahoma students, including advanced STEM, Advanced Placement and worl ... read more »

Study Shows Shorter School Week Doesn't Save Money

Apr 13, 2017

A recent study by the Oklahoma State Department of Education shows disagreement that switching to a four-day school week will saves money for school districts. For the 2016-17 school year, the number of districts on a four-day school week nearly doubled from the previous year. Ninety-sev ... read more »

Mamie Tiry is the ConocoPhillips Academic Athelete for April

Apr 13, 2017

Nowata High School's Mamie Tiry is the ConocoPhillips Bartlesville Area Academic Athelete for April.  Tiry has played tennis all four years in high school and has qualified for state last year at number one doubles.  She also has already committed to play tennis at Oklahoma Wesleyan ... read more »

Lacey Sponsler Due Back in Court

Apr 13, 2017

Lacey Sponsler is due back in Osage County District Court Thursday.  Sponsler is the subustitute teacher that was not wearing underwear when she performed a cartwheel during in a junior high choir class in January.   Online court records indicate Sponsler will be in court for a ... read more »

Teacher Pay Bill Passes State Senate

Apr 13, 2017

Legislation calling for a $6,000 raise for Oklahoma public school teachers over three years has been approved by a state Senate committee, although lawmakers have not identified a way to pay for it. The Senate Committee on Appropriations voted 39-3 Wednesday for the House-passed bill. Th ... read more »