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Special School Board Meeting

May 04, 2018

Three Elementary School principals spoke at a Special Meeting for the Bartlesville Board of Education.   Kevin Brown, Principal of Jane Phillips Elementary, Chandra Myers, Principal of Ranch Heights Elementary, and Ken Copeland, Principals of Wayside Elementary, all gave presentation ... read more »

Dewey T&F to Compete at State

May 04, 2018

Four-time state champions Karissa Jones will to look to add more titles to her already impressive as she competes will several other Dewey athletes at the 3A state track meet this weekend. Jones is the reigning champion in the 100 meter hurdles and long jump each of the last two years. Last w ... read more »

Judgement Issued in Rabin Suit Against Bartlesville

May 02, 2018

A Lawsuit against the City of Bartlesville has had the defendants motion for summary judgment granted. On Monday, Judge Russel Vaclaw granted that motion in the case between plaintiff, Joel Rabin, and the defendant, The City of Bartlesville, including multiple employees of the city. Accor ... read more »

State Legislature Adjourns Early

May 04, 2018

The Oklahoma Legislature has wrapped up the 2018 legislative session, heading home early after a year that included two special sessions, massive teacher protests and a last-minute flurry of emotionally charged proposals.        The House and Senate both adjourned late ... read more »

Nine of Ten GOP Candidates at Bartlesville Forum

May 04, 2018

Nine Republican candidates for governor gathered at Bartlesville's East Side Arvest Bank Branch for a forum Thursday night.  Gary Jones, Gary Richardson, Eric Felch, Christopher Barnett, Gary Gowdy, Todd Lamb, Blake "Cowboy" Stevens, Dan Fisher, and Kevin Stitt answered questio ... read more »

OSDH Asks That All Animals Are Vaccinated

May 03, 2018

In 2018, there have been a total of nine rabid animals in the state, eight skunks and one cow. The Oklahoma State Department of Health is encouraging those with pets and livestock to make sure their animals are properly vaccinated.   In order to prevent the continued spread of rabies ... read more »

Chamber Alerts Members of Possible Scam

May 03, 2018

Several people have contacted chamber officials to report that a company is calling saying they are with the Chamber of Commerce and are asking members to verify their information.    The number they are calling from is 918-291-1296 which does not allow call backs.  &nb ... read more »

Sooner Mini Golf Receives Donation

May 02, 2018

A donation from the Arvest Foundation is going to Sooner Junior Miniature Golf to help with updates and improvements.   The $2,500 gift was announced at the Downtown Kiwanis Club meeting in Bartlesville. Annah Fischer from Arvest Bank presented the check. The funds will help the Kiwa ... read more »

1 Million Meals Initiative Lunch Date Set

May 02, 2018

Arvest Bank’s 1 Million Meals initiative is challenging community members to participate in fund-raising efforts and nonperishable food drives to fight hunger in Oklahoma, as Oklahoma ranks 8th among the most food-insecure states in the nation, according to the United States Department of A ... read more »

Bartlesville Playgrounds Set to Open

May 02, 2018

The new playground equipment for Sooner, Johnstone, Robinwood and Douglass parks has been installed and will be ready for use this week.  Bartlesville Parks Superintendent Bobby Robinson says the installation is complete in all four parks.     Robinson says he expects ... read more »

National Day of Prayer Observance Set

May 02, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will host the annual local prayer event for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday from noon to 1 o'clock in the Chapel on Silver Lake Road.  Families are encouraged to attend the time of prayer for our nation, state and community.    An int ... read more »

Evans United Shows Carnival Takes Bartlesville

May 01, 2018

The Evans United Shows Carnival is making its annual stop in Bartlesville. The carnival is located in the parking lot of the Washington Park Mall and will be in town until Sunday May 6. The carnival is free to enter but every ride and game costs a certain number of tickets. Productions manage ... read more »

Small Business Day Held At Capitol

May 01, 2018

Small Business Day 5/1/18 5PM Ben   The 20th Annual Oklahoma Small Business Day was held at the State Capitol on Tuesday morning.   Several Oklahoma small businesses were in attendance, and the program included remarks from Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Shultz, Oklah ... read more »

Local Race To Be Held Saturday

May 01, 2018

A local race will be held in Bartlesville this weekend.   The FLOWCo half-marathon is the longest distance, and only half-marathon, in Bartlesville. The race will start on Saturday morning at 7:30 at Johnstone Park.   Registration costs $55, and registration starts at 6: ... read more »

Bartlesville High School Wins Journalism Awards

May 01, 2018

Bartlesville High School's Journalism Department earned highest state honors once again Monday during its state conference in Norman.   For the 37th year, Bartlesville High School's print newspaper The Fourth Estate won the coveted "All Oklahoman" award.  The s ... read more »