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Dance Maker Academy Receives Scholarships for Camps

Apr 12, 2017

Two years ago Randy Tinker Smith was honored to take her creation, the WahZhaZhe Ballet, to the Festival of Families to perform their opening scene The Prayer before Pope Francis. The ballet has toured and has sold out theaters across the country but much of Smith's time is now spent at Dance ... read more »

IRS Call Scam Returns

Apr 12, 2017

As everyone knows it's tax season and area residents continue to receive telephone calls that say they calling for the Internal Revenue Service.   We received one such call Wednesday afternoon. The number was listed as a scam number and originated from Maryland. When we called th ... read more »

Beck Burglarizes Bartlesville

Apr 12, 2017

A Bartlesville Man was in Washington County Court for Second Degree Burglary. According to an affidavit, Gavin Bradly Beck had sneaked in to Bartlesville High School through a window, and was noticed moving around the campus towards the basement. When police caught Beck, they found a backpack i ... read more »

Bartlesville Man In Court For Stolen Property And Obstructing An Officer

Apr 12, 2017

A Bartlesville Man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility for Knowingly Concealing Stolen Property and Obstructing an Officer. According to court affidavits, Noah Cross stole two Xbox One controllers, an Xbox One, and a laptop, all believed to be valued in excess of $1,000. When poli ... read more »

Barn Fire

Apr 12, 2017

A barn caught fire just north of Dewey in Washington County this afternoon. Dewey Fire as well as Washington County Emergency Management were on the scene. Mellissa Lindgrin from Washington County Emergency Management explained the situation.   That fire has since been extinguished. ... read more »

Ashcroft Speaks At OKWU

Apr 12, 2017

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft visited Oklahoma Wesleyan University Wednesday morning to speak to students during their chapel service. Ashcroft says that he wants America to be great, but it takes more than that. Ashcroft says that we as a society needs to embrace God’s char ... read more »

City Council to Approve Bond Sale

Apr 12, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council has one item of business on its agenda for Thursday noon-hour meeting.  The council plans to vote on a resolution that would sell a series of general obligation bonds.  The funds would be used to pay for the next installment of improvements projects approve ... read more »

Water Line to be Installed along 11th Street

Apr 12, 2017

Bartlesville Water Department crews are working to install a new line along 11th street between Shawnee and Choctaw Avenues.  That will cause some traffic problems. The new line will be installed in the middle of the roadway and you can aticipate some lane closures.  City Communicat ... read more »

Tickets are Available for Locomotive 940 Excursions

Apr 12, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the Bartlesville Oil Flyer excursion train.  The hour-long train ride will depart the Bartlesville depot for rides at 10, 1, and 3 on Saturday, May 6th.  This is the seventh year for the steam-powered Locomotive 940 to pull the train as it leaves Bartlesv ... read more »

Bartlesville Day at the Capitol

Apr 12, 2017

It’s Bartlesville Day at the state capitol.  The day is an annual chamber-led event where a delegation departs early in the day to visit with government officials and acquaint them with issues that affect life and business in Bartlesville and Washington County.  Lieutenant Governo ... read more »

Fallin Announces Pay For Success Contract

Apr 11, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin announced that the state of Oklahoma and Tulsa-based Family & Children’s Services have entered into a Pay for Success contract aimed at reducing Oklahoma’s nation-leading female incarceration rate by securing public-private investment in the successful Women i ... read more »

Man In Trouble For DUI

Apr 11, 2017

A Copan man is in trouble with Washington County for being under the influence of alcohol as he was operating a vehicle. Michael Dan Patrick II was taken into custody on April 10 after officers caught him attempting to back up a truck to attach a boat. According to an affidavit, Patrick told ... read more »

Bartlesville Man In For Molestation

Apr 11, 2017

A Bartlesville Man is in the Washington County Jail for Sexual Assault and Lewd Proposal to a minor. Keith Brian Griffin was taken into custody on Saturday. According to an affidavit, Griffin touched and photographed the 10-year-old child, as well as made comments about her rear end. Accor ... read more »

Barnsdall Students of the Month and Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 11, 2017

At the first April meeting of the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce, the chamber welcomed the Students of the Month from Barnsdall Junior and Senior High School, discussed this weekends Easter Egg Hunt, and continued discussion regarding next month's Big Heart Day.   Students of the ... read more »

Local Chef Wins Contest

Apr 11, 2017

Fourth grader Kasen Shaw from Wilson Elementary School is being entered into the National Future Chef contest for being the 2017 Bartlesville Schools Future Chef Champion. The competition paired students with a Child Nutrition employee to assist them, and then had one hour to complete their d ... read more »