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Test Driving Cars Will Raise Money For Boys & Girls Club On Tuesday

Jun 14, 2017

Doenges Ford is bringing Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR Community program to Bartlesville  in an effort to raise $6,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville. For every person who takes the wheel and test-drives a new Ford vehicle at Doenges Ford on Tuesday, $20 will be donate ... read more »

KWON Night At The Ballpark

Jun 14, 2017

KWON Night At The Ballpark is back for another year in 2017. The Doenges Indians will take on the 3 River Bandits on Monday, June 26 at 6pm at Bill Doenges Memorial Stadium, and admission is free. KWON will also have giveaways that night, like Frontier City Tickets, Branson Tickets, Local Spo ... read more »

Hummingbird Season Approaching

Jun 15, 2017

With Oklahoma's hummingbird feeding season in full swing and sizzling summer temperatures looming, biologists with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's Wildlife Diversity Program offer the following hints for a successful hummingbird season. Fill Feeders Weekly ... read more »

Two Injured in Osage County Accident

Jun 15, 2017

Two people were injured in a Wednesday evening accident on State Highway 123 just southwest of Bartlesville in Osage County.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a car driven by 84 year-old Patsy Lucas of Bartlesville was westbound on the 14th Street Loop a half mile south and two tenths of ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Appoint Detention Deputies

Jun 14, 2017

The Nowata County Board of County Commissioners held a special meeting on Wednesday at the Nowata County Courthouse annex. The meeting was a called after Monday’s was postponed due a lack of quorum. New business discussed at the meeting included whether bids should be taken or not for a ... read more »

Pawhuska Man Charged With Exploitation of the Elderly

Jun 14, 2017

A Pawhuska man stood before District Judge Curtis Delapp at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. Adam Stephenson is facing a charge of exploiting an elderly person in an incident that occurred in early May. According to an affidavit, Stephenson had an elderly woman sign the paperwor ... read more »

Man Robs Bank To Avoid Wife

Jun 14, 2017

A 70-year-old man who said he robbed a Kansas City, Kansas, bank so he could get away from his wife blamed his actions on depression.   A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Lawrence John Ripple to probation.   Ripple went to the Bank of Labor - a block from police headquarters - ... read more »

Barnsdall Chamber Welcomes New Superintendent

Jun 14, 2017

Soon to be retired Superintendent of Barnsdall Public School Rick Loggins introduced his replacement Tuesday at the meeting of the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce. Loggins wished to emphasize his support for his replacement, life long Osage County Resident, teacher, administrator, and soon to be Ba ... read more »

Chamber Discusses Successful Big Heart Day

Jun 14, 2017

This week the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce held their meeting for the month of June. During which Chamber Vice President Claude Rosendale briefly provided a summary for this year's Big Heart Day. Rosendale said that the weather was a major contributing factor to the success of this year' ... read more »

Shooting At McAlisters UPDATE

Jun 13, 2017

The Bartlesville Police Department has identified the victim in the shooting, which took place in the McCallister's parking lot Tuesday afternoon, as 46 year-old Crista Arcella Downey of Pryor. Her husband 53 year-old Johnie Dean Downey also of Pryor was in possession of the gun at the time o ... read more »

Fallin Appoints New Secretary of Transportation

Jun 13, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin has announced that Gary Ridley, who served as secretary of transportation for two governors, is retiring. His retirement is effective immediately. Fallin appointed Oklahoma Department of Transportation Executive Director Mike Patterson to succeed Ridley, pending Senate c ... read more »

Fallin Orders Special Election For Tulsa County

Jun 13, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin has ordered a special election to fill the vacancy in Oklahoma Senate District 37 caused by the irrevocable resignation of Sen. Dan Newberry. His resignation will become effective Jan. 31, 2018. The filing period for the special election is June 26-28. The special primar ... read more »

100 Years of Phillips Petroleum Today

Jun 13, 2017

A new company became part of Oklahoma's history 100 years ago.  It was incorporated June 13th, 1917 by brothers Lee Eldas "L.E." and Frank Phillips of Bartlesville. Phillips Petroleum became heavily involved in the natural gas industry immediately after the discovery of the ... read more »

OkWU Offers New MIS Degree

Jun 13, 2017

Oklahoma Wesleyan Univerisity will offer a new degree option in the fall.  Students interested in computer security, computer programming, and information systems can receive a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems. Dean of the Chesapeake Energy School of Business, Dr. Br ... read more »

Madison Middle School Gets Renovations Too

Jun 12, 2017

Renovations at Madison Middle School have begun this summer. A loop around the building will be constructed to separate buses from personal vehicles, improving traffic and safety before and after school. Buses will then be able to pick up and drop off at the commons area on the north side of ... read more »