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Bartlesville Masonic Lodge Seeks Community Heroes

Apr 08, 2021

Recognizing heroes in our own community is what the Bartlesville Masonic Lodge is doing.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Dace Tom with the Bartlesville Masonic Lodge said they are always looking for that special person who is making a difference in the lives of others.   ... read more »

Ascension St. John Receives Traveling Pandemic Crucifix

Apr 08, 2021

Ascension St. John sites of care will host a traveling pandemic crucifix this week. Given to Ascension in December 2019 by Archbishop Mitchel Rozanski of the St. Louis Archdiocese, the crucifix carries a special blessing for those who serve Ascension’s mission across the United States, ... read more »

Women in Business to Explore Local Women's History

Apr 08, 2021

The next Women in Business event hosted by the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce at the Hillcrest Country Club will take a look at women’s history in Washington County. Kay Little with Little History Adventures will took you through Washington County’s past and see what the area&rs ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Provides $6.3M to 107 School Districts

Apr 08, 2021

The Cherokee Nation presented more than $6.3 million to 107 school districts during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day held in a virtual format on Wednesday. This year’s disbursement from the tribe is the largest since the tribe began its annual contributions in 200 ... read more »

Recycling Center in Bartlesville Temporarily Closed

Apr 08, 2021

A fire at the Tulsa Recycle and Transfer Center has forced the City of Bartlesville to temporarily close the town recycling center. They were forced to close the center, as they send the recycled items to Tulsa for processing. Public Works Director Keith Henry had this to say on the closure: ... read more »

Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative Set for April 24

Apr 08, 2021

The Bartlesville Police Department will participate in the National Rx Drug "Take Back Initiative" program from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 24th. Captain Kevin Ickleberry said the event, sponsored by the Dallas Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration, al ... read more »

Oklahoma Opens COVID-19 Vaccinations to All States

Apr 08, 2021

Oklahoma will begin providing COVID-19 vaccinations to residents of any state because both the vaccine supply and the number of vaccinated Oklahomans have increased. AP reports Deputy Health Commissioner Keith Reed said Wednesday that the state had reached a point where other states’ r ... read more »

Phillips 66 Partners Pulls Out of Planned Pipeline to Cushing

Apr 08, 2021

A planned pipeline project designed to carry crude oil from the Rockies and Bakken Shale to the Cushing hub in Oklahoma has been abandoned by Phillips 66 Partners.   According to www.okenergy.com the firm announced it is pulling out of what has been described as “the long-defer ... read more »

Gov Stitt Speaks Against Substitute for Senate Bill 131

Apr 07, 2021

Governor Kevin Stitt released the following statement on Wednesday after the House Public Health Committee voted to pass a substituted version of Senate Bill 131, which was dropped in at the last minute and would require the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to implement a costly alternative to the ... read more »

Meat Processing Plant Feeding Osage Nation Members

Apr 07, 2021

The Osage Nation ranch continues to grow and recent COVID-19 funds is allowing it to grow faster. As of now, there are more than 2,000 head of cattle and 100 head of bison. There is also 42 miles of fencing lining the ranch.   The Osage Nation recently opened a meat processing facili ... read more »

Scholarship Available for Osage Nation Students

Apr 07, 2021

The Osage Nation Education Department is awarding a Summertime Achievement Reward Scholarship for an Osage Student who is about to the seventh grade.   This scholarship will recognize students who have been recognized that may possess athletic potential, or academic success. Students ... read more »

Gentges Honored by City Council

Apr 07, 2021

Former city councilman Alan Gentges was honored at Monday night’s Bartlesville City Council meeting. Gentges previously served as Bartlesville’s ward 4 city councilor, a spot that is currently vacant. Gentges was presented with a desk clock as a token of gratitude for his service on t ... read more »

BPD Closes Active Scene by Car-Mart, Subject in Custody

Apr 07, 2021

The Bartlesville Police Department has closed an active scene along Rice Creek Road that lasted over an hour. According to Chief Tracy Roles, a male suspect returned after trespassing at a nearby business. He said the subject fled on foot when police arrived and produced a handgun. Office ... read more »

Meth Hidden in Vehicle Leads to Arrest

Apr 07, 2021

A Bartlesville man was arrested after 34.9 grams of methamphetamine was found in his vehicle. Jose Mendoza appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of trafficking a controlled dangerous substance and other drug related counts. According to an affidavit, an offi ... read more »

Suspect in Tree Surrenders After Six Hours

Apr 07, 2021

After six hours of negotiation, the Ramona Police Department was able to get a suspect with a felony warrant to come down from a tree on Tuesday evening. Ramona Police say the suspect climbed into the tree around 4 p.m. to avoid arrest and wouldn’t come down. The suspect has a felony wa ... read more »