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Ramadan To Start Wednesday

May 10, 2018

The Muslim community in Oklahoma and around the world will begin the month long fast of Ramadan on Wednesday, May 16. This holy month will be welcomed with community services projects and outreach to help those of other faiths better know the Oklahoma Muslim community.   Ramadan ... read more »

Nowata School Board to Interview Candidates

May 10, 2018

The Nowata School Board will meet to interview candidates for the job of school superintendent Friday night.  The agenda calls for the board to convene the meeting and then go into executive session.  The interviews will be conducted behind closed doors.  The names of the candidate ... read more »

Phillips 66 Increases Quarterly Dividend

May 10, 2018

The board of directors of Phillips 66 HASs declared a quarterly dividend of 80 cents per share on Phillips 66 common stock.  That represents a 14 percent increase. The dividend is payable on June 1st to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 21st.   Chairman a ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With DUI

May 09, 2018

A Bartlesville man driving erratically was arrested for driving under the influence. Mitchell Mootz stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a charge of DUI for an incident that occurred over the weekend. According to an affidavit, a Dodge truck was observed ... read more »

Baker Heritage Festival Aimed to be a Community Event

May 09, 2018

Baker Heritage Blues Festival organizer, Giz Robinson has responded to comments made during Monday's Dewey City Council meeting.   Robinson says she worked with Dewey merchants to publicize the festival in the news media and distribute posters and online information about the event. ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Approaches for June Elections

May 09, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018, will be the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the June 26, 2018, Osage County Primary Elections. In order to register the voter must be a United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 18 years-old .   Perso ... read more »

United Way Presents Spirit Award

May 09, 2018

The Bartlesville Regional United Way celebrated the conclusion of the United We Rock 2017 campaign at its Annual Meeting on Tuesday.  United Way stakeholders gathered to honor the people and businesses who were instrumental in the last campaign raising $2.2 million, the fourth-highest amount ... read more »

Drug Take Back Day A Success

May 08, 2018

Americans nationwide did their part to drop off a record number of unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications during the DEA’s 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, at close to 6,000 sites across the country. Together with a record-setting amount of local, state and feder ... read more »

Tulsa Man in Custody After Car Chase

May 08, 2018

A car chase on the east side of Bartlesville approached speeds of 100 miles per hour and led to the arrest of a Tulsa man. Kevin Carter stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a multitude of charges including felony eluding, reckless driving and possession of ma ... read more »

Woman Arrested After Sleeping in Bathroom

May 08, 2018

A woman found sleeping in the bathroom of a laundromat was arrested on drug charges. Emily Davis appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of public intoxication and possession of paraphernalia. According to an affidavit, an officer was dispatched to perform a welfare check ... read more »

Osage Mineral Council Nixes Wind Catcher

May 08, 2018

A part of AEP-PSO's Wind Catcher Project may not be built. The Tulsa World reports the Osage Nation Mineral Council voted down a PSO proposal to cross Osage County.   PSO spokesman Stan Whiteford indicates a proposed alternate route through Creek and southern Tulsa County has not ... read more »

Forbes Names Arvest as a "Best Employer"

May 08, 2018

Forbes magazine has named Arvest Bank as one of "America's Best Large Employers" for 2018, the second consecutive year it has received the honor.   Arvest ranked 266th out of the 500 businesses - with 5,000 or more full- or part-time employees - nationwide that scored h ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Caught Kicking Woman on Camera

May 07, 2018

A Bartlesville man caught on video kicking a woman in the head was placed under arrest. Patrick Thomas stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a charge of domestic abuse for an incident that occurred late last month. According to an affidavit, the female vict ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Allegedly Robs Grandparents Home

May 07, 2018

A 23-year-old Bartlesville man appeared in court on Monday facing charges of burglary and damage to private property for an incident that occurred over the weekend. Andre Woodard is accused of breaking into his grandparent’s residence and stealing a multitude of items. According to a po ... read more »

City Council Sets Several Projects in Motion

May 07, 2018

Several projects were put in to motion at a Monday night meeting of the Bartlesville City Council. The council awarded a bid to KSL Dirtworks for asphalt paving rehabilitation on Tuxedo Boulevard. KSL was the only company to submit a bid, which was in the amount $780,913. Councilman Alan Gent ... read more »