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Commissioners Continue Drone Discussion

Dec 04, 2017

The meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners was business as usual Monday morning, with the exception of the continued discussion regarding the proposal brought forward at last weeks meeting by the Osage Nation. Last week Assistant Principal Chief Raymond Red Corn approached ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Dec 04, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their first of the month meeting on Monday morning where they approved several forms to allow them to continue work as scheduled. Forms from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and Administrative settlements were both approved. During ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss E911

Dec 04, 2017

   The Nowata County Commissioners heard a presentation on E911 preparedness at Monday morning’s regularly scheduled meeting.   Nowata County remains the only county in the state that has not approved the next generation E911 services. Mary Harris has been heading ... read more »

Nowata Woman Dies in Sunday Accident

Dec 04, 2017

A Nowata woman is dead as a result of a Sunday afternoon accident four miles east of Nowata on U. S. 60 at County Road 419.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 34 year-old Lorie Sellers was westbound on 60.  A pickup truck driven by 67 year-old David McKee, also of Nowata, was stopped ... read more »

Good Weather Brings Bartlesville Parade Crowd

Dec 02, 2017

Musselman Abstract won the overall grand prize Saturday night for its float in the Bartlesville Christmas parade.  Theme for the parade was the Sounds of Christmas.  Chevron-Phillips won the first place prize in the parade theme category.  Temperatures in the 60s during the afterno ... read more »

OKWU Men's Soccer Run Ends in NAIA Final Four

Dec 02, 2017

Oklahoma Wesleyan couldn't overcome the Cinderella from Texas on Friday evening in Delray Beach, Florida in the NAIA National Semifinals. The Eagles season came to an end in heartbreaking fashion, as OKWU lost to Wayland Baptist in overtime penalty kicks in the program’s first-ever ... read more »

Price Tower Presents the Art of the Tree

Dec 02, 2017

You are invited to view more than 15 Christmas trees on display in the Price Tower gallery, take pictures, and begin a new family tradition for this holiday season. Each of the trees was judged, and 5 ribbons were awarded in the following categories: Best Theme, Most Festive, Most Creative, Most ... read more »

Tulsa Man Testifies To RUnning Over Homless People

Dec 01, 2017

An Oklahoma inmate has testified that a man accused of running over people he believed were homeless confessed to carrying out the attacks.   The Tulsa World reports that Eddie Walling testified Thursday that 40-year-old Jeremy Dean Thacker told him he was the one who "ran over all ... read more »

Steele at BHS awarded $500 by Arvest

Dec 01, 2017

Tina Steele, who teaches business classes at Bartlesville High School, has been awarded $500 by Arvest Bank as of one of thirty-three awards given to teachers throughout the state as part of the bank's We Love OK Teachers campaign. Ms. Steele teaches a range of business computer classes a ... read more »

Fugitive Friday

Dec 01, 2017

Michael M. Watts has walked away from the Tulsa Transitional Center. Watts walked away Feb. 11 from the Tulsa Transitional Center, where he was serving time for drug possession and escape after arrest. Watts is a 26-year-old Native American man with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5-feet 10-inche ... read more »

OKM to Host Christkindl Market Saturday

Dec 01, 2017

OKM Music has expanded offerings from its beginnings with a classical music festival in June.  You can join  OKM Music tomorrow/Saturday/this afternoon and evening for an authentic Christkindl Market from 2 to 8 in downtown Bartlesville. Susan Albert says the street in front of the OKM ... read more »

American to Expand Tulsa Maintenance Workload

Dec 01, 2017

American Airlines announced that airplane maintenance work currently outsourced to South America will be transferred to its maintenance base in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The senior vice president of integrated operations for the Texas-based airline, David Seymour, says the Tulsa Maintenance Base will ... read more »

Chamber Opens Christmas in the Ville

Dec 01, 2017

Bartlesville Chamber President, Brian Lawrence welcomed owners and employees of chamber businesses to the opening of Bartlesville's Christmas in the Ville ice skating rink Thursday/last night.  Lawrence credited chamber executive director Sheri Wilt for the idea that is expected to bring ... read more »

No Inspection Yet For New Restaurant

Nov 30, 2017

Construction continues all around Bartlesville, and the idea of new food is something that excites residents of Bartlesville. The process, however, for these restaurants to open is extensive. Several steps have to be completed before restaurants like Panda Express can begin construction, but step ... read more »

ODH Sees Resignations

Nov 30, 2017

The chief operating officer at the Oklahoma State Department of Health has resigned amid a string of departures at the agency.   The Oklahoman reports that a spokesman confirms that Deborah Nichols resigned on Tuesday. The resignation adds another vacancy to be filled at the department. ... read more »