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Drug Bust Leads To An Arrest

Mar 08, 2017

A probable cause hearing took place Wednesday afternoon for 26-year old Ian Henry Meixner, 26-year Brandon Joshua Loveless, and 27-year old Lukas Tate Lindsay were arrested on drugs and a loaded firearm.  Dewey police stopped a vehicle for no visible tag light in the 800 block of North ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Approved Public Restrooms

Mar 08, 2017

Tuesday evening the Pawhuska City Council met to come to a decision regarding Pawuska's lack of public restroom facilities. At the February meeting the council gave guidance and discretion to Terry Loftis in order to bring back the best options for creating a public restroom. Loftis had initi ... read more »

Prayer Service For Chuck Tate

Mar 07, 2017

There will be a Community Prayer Service for Chuck Tate who is recovering from Brain Surgery. The prayer Service is tonight at 7pm, at the Church of Christ at 3700 South East Adams Boulevard. ... read more »

Governor Issues State Of Emergency For Fires

Mar 07, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin has issued an executive order to declare a state of emergency for 22 counties due to ongoing wildfires and critical fire weather conditions. Included in the governor’s declaration are  Osage, Payne, Pawnee, Roger Mills, and others. Estimates show between ... read more »

Spring Landfill Coupons Ready

Mar 07, 2017

The Spring Coupon Program is back, and will allow Bartlesville residents to make one free trip to Osage Landfill anytime during a six-month period. The Spring Coupon may be used anytime between Jan. 1 through June 30, 2017. The Utility Billing Department began sending out Spring Coupons last ... read more »

Leaf And Grass Collection Dates

Mar 07, 2017

The city’s Solid Waste Department will provide free leaf and grass collection for City of Bartlesville solid waste customers on May 1-5. Residents are asked to place bagged leaves or grass at the curb on your normal collection day. Yard waste stickers will not be required during this s ... read more »

DOJ Brings In Top 15 Fugitive

Mar 07, 2017

A joint task force brought down Jessie Allen on Monday, who was on the Top 15 Fugitive list. Members of the task force tracked Allen to the Midtown Tulsa area near 25th and Sheridan. When Allen heard the police helicopter and agents surrounding his location, he fled. After a short foot chase ... read more »

DOC Releases New Online Inmate Lookup

Mar 07, 2017

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has launched a new online inmate lookup for public use. The site contains features allowing the release of more accurate information regarding inmates sentenced to state prisons. The new format also allows for comprehensive searches of all inmates by appea ... read more »

Schools Need Volunteers For State Testing

Mar 07, 2017

The Bartlesville School District is asking for volunteers to help with state testing. The district must rely on community volunteers to help proctor mandated state tests at each school site from April 3 through the 28. Help is needed from two to six hours, depending on the test. The main job ... read more »

Housing Commissioners Reappointed in Osage County

Mar 06, 2017

This week at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, Christi McNeil from the Osage County Housing Authority discussed grants and reappointment of Housing Authority Commissioners, Sheriff Eddie Virden presented the results of the Sheriff Departments exit audit, and the Commi ... read more »

Storm Damages Jensen Tractor Ranch

Mar 07, 2017

Reports of damage from Monday night's storms are starting to come in.  Jean Jensen says the storm lifted part of the roof off the building at Jensen Tractor Ranch on U. S. 75 south of Bartlesville. The structure was damaged but Jensen's is open for business. ... read more »

Nowata Sheriff Miller Resigns -- Commissioners to Meet

Mar 07, 2017

Nowata County Sheriff Rick Miller has resigned.  The resignation comes on the heels of resignations last month of the county's under-sheriff and jail administrator.  Chairman of the Nowata County Board of Commissioners, Bud Frost says the board needs to meet with District Attorney K ... read more »

Dewey City Council

Mar 06, 2017

The Dewey City Council held their bi-weekly meeting on monday night. The council approved for the destruction of several older records so they could clear space out for new records. The council also approved for several increases and decreases in line items in the budget, as well as ammending ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Mar 06, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met at their meeting shortly after the Dewey City Council Meeting. The authority approved the destruction of several older records so that space could be cleared for new records. All other items were approved. ... read more »

Dewey School Board

Mar 06, 2017

The Dewey School Board held their monthly meeting on Monday night at the the McCrary Conference Room. During the meeting, the board approved temporary contracts for Maggie Lannan, an Elementary School Teacher, Jane Mackey, an Elementary School Teacher, and Sasha Yorman, a Middle School and High S ... read more »