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Community Advocates Change, Remembers Heart of Ochelata Woman

Sep 06, 2018

Nearly 400 people lit candles at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday night to remember the life of Michele E. Mayes. Mayes’ step-daughter Ashley Brown advocated with countless others that the court system in Washington County needs to change. Brown says domestic abuse goes unno ... read more »

Remembering Mayes: A Candlelight Vigil to be Held

Sep 06, 2018

A candlelight vigil will be held in Bartlesville Thursday night to remember an Ocheleta woman killed in a trailer park shooting. According to Washington County Lieutenant Jon Copeland, Michele E. Mayes was declared dead at the scene at Prairie View Trailer Park off W 2900 Road in Ocheleta aro ... read more »

Burger King Robber Receives 30 Year Prison Sentence

Sep 06, 2018

32-year old Tracy Crawford of Tulsa pleas guilty to brandishing a firearm during a violent crime at a fast food resturaunt in Tulsa. Crawford pointed a hand gun at a Burger King employee, demanding that she open a safe. When the employee couldn't open the safe, Crawford was directed to an ... read more »

Local Car Dealership Changes Hands

Sep 06, 2018

A local business changed hands on Thursday as the Patriot Auto Group purchased Oakley Chevrolet Buick. The Patriot Group has been in Bartlesville for over four years and is looking to expand its reach says Dealer Tatton Manning. Manning says between the Hyundai and GMC dealership already ... read more »

Bartlesville District Recognized for Education Innovation

Sep 06, 2018

Oklahoma Senator Rob Standridge requests two interim studies on education at the state Capitol. The studies will focus on bullying and the innovations in education throughout Oklahoma and what policies may be needed to help encourage such programs. Standridge says that despite the adoption of ... read more »

David Bradshaw Charged with Domestic Abuse Again

Sep 06, 2018

Washington County Special Judge, Jared Sigler set bond at 50 thousand dollars For 50 year-old David Eugene Bradshaw of Bartlesville Thursday afternoon.  Bradshaw was in court on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault and Battery.    A court affidavit states a Bartlesville polic ... read more »

Michael Knight Charged in Hit-and-Run Incident

Sep 06, 2018

33 year-old Michael Nelson Knight of Bartlesville is charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident regarding a hit-and-run incident Tuesday night on the service road in the 300 block of Washington Blvd adjacent to the Walgreen's store in the Pennington Hills center.   Acco ... read more »

Jeremy Betterton Charged with Domestic Abuse

Sep 06, 2018

Domestic Abuse Assault and Battery charges were filed Thursday against 28 year-old Jeremy Paul Betterton of Bartlesville.  A Bartlesville police officer states in a court affidavit that they were sent to an apartment in the 47-hundred block of SE Adams after 11 o'clock Wednesday night.&n ... read more »

Arvest Donation Supports Boys & Girls Club

Sep 06, 2018

Bartlesville's Boys & Girls Club is the beneficiary of a 10 thousand dollar Arvest Bank donation.  Bank Maketing Manager, Annah Fischer presented the check for youth development.   Fischer says Arvest is pleased to make the donation on behalf of the Arvest Foundation to ... read more »

Church Will Unveil Remodeling Sites During Open House

Sep 05, 2018

East Cross Church will open its doors to show people the remodeled areas of the church this weekend. The Child Care area saw the most remodeling in the two-year long remodeling period. A balcony was also removed to create a two story opening at the church’s entrance. For Senior Pastor J ... read more »

Tulsa Group to Assist with Price Fields Renovations

Sep 05, 2018

A Tulsa engineering firm will aid the City of Bartlesville in the development of Price Fields. City Councilman Jim Curd says the City of Bartlesville will partner with the Planning Design Group from Tulsa to help with phase three of renovations at Price Fields. Curd says that the difficult en ... read more »

Senator Lankford Congratulates Inhofe on Chairmanship

Sep 06, 2018

Oklahoma's Senator James Lankford has congratulated Senator Jim Inhofe on his appointent to serve as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.  Lankford says our national defense is a constitutional responsibility that we cannot take lightly.  He says Senator Inhofe is the be ... read more »

Driver in Tuesday Hit-and Run Arrested

Sep 06, 2018

Bartlesville police have made an arrest in a Tuesday night hit-and-run incident.  According to Captain Jay Hastings, police received a tip regarding the incident that injured a man when a driver hit him while he was along the an access road in the 300 block of South Washington Blvd near Walg ... read more »

Updated Alcohol Laws Take Effect Oct. 1

Sep 05, 2018

Several changes and amendments to Oklahoma State laws pertaining to alcohol will be enacted starting on October 1. Many of the changes are pertinent to liquor stores. Refrigerated beer in excess of 8.9% alcohol by volume and wine in excess of 15% will now be permitted. Liquor stores are now a ... read more »

Former Independence Man Takes Play to Broadway

Sep 05, 2018

Former William Inge House playwright-in-resident Jeremy Kareken writes a new play that will star Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway. Kareken lived in Independence, Kansas in 2004 as part of the Independence Community College William Inge Center for the Arts playwright residency program. Since its e ... read more »