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Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Mar 11, 2019

A Bartlesville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges stemming from a domestic incident on Saturday. Shawn Brown is facing charges of domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor. According to an affidavit, a female victim claims the incident star ... read more »

Arvest Bank Receives Forbes Magazine Recognition

Mar 11, 2019

Arvest Bank has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the “World's Best Banks” for 2019. In collaboration with analytic firm Statista, Forbes has produced its first-ever “World's Best Banks” list based on an independent survey from a vast sample of more the ... read more »

Several Nowata Leaders Appointed to Jail Committee

Mar 11, 2019

The Nowata County Jail was a topic of discussion at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County board of Commissioners. Sheriff Terry Barnett announced the formation of a committee to look at different options on how to act in regards to the jail going forward. The nine-member committee i ... read more »

Boys and Girls Club to Host MLB Pitch Hit and Run

Mar 11, 2019

The Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run Competition for area youth. The grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to be recognized for their individual excellence in core baseball and softball skills. ... read more »

Commissioners Sign Inmate Agreement with City of Nowata

Mar 11, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners signed an agreement with Nowata County last week. That agreement held Nowata County liable for the health of the 18 inmates moved to the Washington County Detention Center nearly two weeks ago after a gas leak was detected in the Nowata County Jail. That caused ... read more »

Police Looking Into Larceny Reports from the Weekend

Mar 11, 2019

7 reports of larceny were called in to the Bartlesville Police Department over the weekend. Police Captain Jay Hastings said Monday that the thefts happened Friday and Saturday night in the areas of 20th and Dewey and 14th and Johnstone.   Hastings said as temperatures rise, the Cit ... read more »

Commissioners Table Parking Agreement Monday

Mar 11, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners tabled an agreement with the Washington County Courthouse Building Commission on Monday morning. The agreement was in relation to the desire to build a parking lot between the County Administrative Building and the County Courthouse.   Chairman Mit ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools to Hire AG Teacher

Mar 09, 2019

The Bartlesville Public School District is recommending Marty Jones as the new Agriculture teacher to the Board of Education at its regular meeting on Monday, March 11. Jones, an Oklahoma native, received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education from Oklahoma State University where h ... read more »

Barnsdall Adding State of the Art Pressbox

Mar 08, 2019

A press-box that has stood for around 40 years above the Barnsdall football field got torn down this week. The new and improved press-box is expected to be complete by August 1 and football coach Kylee Sweeney is excited. Not only will it be more luxurious for coaches and media members, but m ... read more »

18-Year-Old Caught with Large Amount of Marijuana

Mar 08, 2019

An 18-year-old Bartlesville man was arrested after officers recovered 133 grams of marijuana in his possession. Cale Remington appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing a felony charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute and a misdemeano ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested for Fourth Time in 2019

Mar 08, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested for the fourth time in 2019 after an alleged domestic incident early Friday morning. Gregory Rogers appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing a felony count of domestic abuse assault and battery. An affidavit alleges Rogers and a female victim had got ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Meeting to be Lengthy

Mar 08, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board will meet for a regular scheduled meeting Monday evening at 5:30 in the Administration Building and the board will examine a number of items. Among other personnel matters, the board will accept the resignation of high school girls basketball coach Ernie Barnett, eff ... read more »

Osage County Prepares for Severe Weather

Mar 08, 2019

Ed Calianese of the Tulsa National Weather Service was at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska Thursday evening discussing the best possible ways to stay safe from damaging storms. Calianese adds it is important for the public to stay weather aware and pay heed to any warning that the cou ... read more »

Unity Bill to Hit Senate Floor on Monday

Mar 08, 2019

The Senate Rules Committee voted unanimously this week to send legislation known as the Unity Bill to the full Senate for approval. Senator Julie Daniels said Friday that the bill creates the safety and regulatory framework necessary for Oklahoma's medical marijuana industry after voters appr ... read more »

Shamrock the 'Ville 5K Set for Saturday

Mar 08, 2019

The Shamrock the ‘Ville 5K and fun run is slated to take place in Downtown Bartlesville on Saturday morning. The run features a great course for all runners. The event places an emphasis on St. Patrick’s Day as runners are encouraged to wear green and fun costumes as well. Awards ... read more »