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Ice Rink Open Until Saturday in Bartlesville

Dec 28, 2018

Only days remain when it comes to the winter festivities at Christmas in the Ville by the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce building. Executive Director Sherri Wilt says Christmas in the Ville has been successful in its second year. During the first two wekends of Christmas in the Ville this y ... read more »

Osage County Officials Get Sworn in

Jan 02, 2019

Randall Jones, Darren McKinney and Ed Quinton Jr. were all sworn in as newly elected officials at the Osage County Courthouse Wednesday morning. Jones defeated Jerry Howerton in November’s primary election to take over as County Commissioner in District No. 1 and Darren McKinney was re- ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Marijuana Charge

Dec 31, 2018

A Bartlesville man was arrested and charged with marijuana possession on Saturday. Moises Israel Lopez was near 8th and Creek in Bartlesville when a police officer recognized Lopez and knew he had an active warrant. After making contact with Lopez, the officer confirmed the Washington County ... read more »

Sheriff Scott Owen, Others Swear Into Office

Jan 02, 2019

4 Washington County officials swore into office on the second floor of the Washington County Courthouse Wednesday morning. Among the 4 Washington County officials was newly appointed sheriff Scott Owen. Sheriff Rick Silver retired as of December 31st and Scott Owen took over the position with ... read more »

Sen. Daniels: Unintended Consequences of Senate Bill 1446

Jan 02, 2019

In 2018 the Oklahoma state legislature passed Senate Bill 1446 to address the opioid crisis in Oklahoma. Bartlesville’s Senator Julie Daniels says bill caused a huge problem for those needing to use opioid drugs for pain relief. She says the state legislature needs to take a look at how the ... read more »

Police Chief Roles Wants to Expand Community Involvement

Jan 01, 2019

From 10 o’clock New Year’s Eve to 2 the next morning, Bartlesville’s Police Chief Tracy Roles made himself available for a special event. Chief Roles provided rides to anyone that may have enjoyed the New Year’s Eve festivities a little too much. Roles says the event p ... read more »

Working Toward the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Jan 01, 2019

The Oklahoma state legislature has an initial amount of 7.3 billion dollars in their Fiscal Year 2020 Budget. Bartlesville’s Senator Julie Daniels says the state legislature will only be able to appropriate 95-percent of that initial 7.3 billion dollars. She also says the Equalization Board ... read more »

First Baby of 2019 Arrives Minutes After Midnight

Jan 01, 2019

The first baby to be born in Bartlesville's Jane Phillips Medical Center arrived at 12:46 New Years morning.  Leighlah Konen was born to Samantha Scott and Jonathan Konen.  She measured 18 inches at birth and weighed 5 pounds 8and a half ounces.   The child and its pare ... read more »

Arrest Made in 1999 Cold Case

Jan 01, 2019

A man charged with murder in the 1999 deaths of a northeast Oklahoma couple and the presumed deaths of the couple's 16-year-old daughter and another 16-year-old will undergo a mental competency evaluation.   Craig County District Attorney spokeswoman Michelle Lowry said Monday th ... read more »

Ramona Police Identify Robbery Two Suspects

Jan 01, 2019

Ramona police have identified two people suspected of trying to burglarize a convenience store in Ramona.  The department posted on its Facebook account that video shows the two trying to break into the Mini Mart by shooting a pellet gun at the front window. After failing to break into the s ... read more »

Party Leads to Second Degree Burglary Charges

Dec 31, 2018

A Bartlesville man appeared before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Jacob Dillon was charged with second degree burglary for an activity that took place a little past midnight on Monday. According to an affidavit, an officer responded to calls about three suspicious male ... read more »

County Commissioners Meet One Final Time in 2018

Dec 31, 2018

Monday was the final meeting of the year for the Osage County Commissioners in 2018 and things were pretty uneventful at the Osage County Courthouse. All three County Commissioners serve on the Indian Nations Council of Government Board. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts is the alt ... read more »

Commissioners Recognize Bridge Project Monday

Dec 31, 2018

The Matoaka Bridge project kicked-off the Washington County Commissioners meeting Monday morning. District 3 Commissioner Mike Dunlap recognized construction manager Steve Wright in the meeting during that time for his work and management of the project. Wright says the Matoaka Bridge project ... read more »

Correctional Facilities Authority Review Financial Reports

Dec 31, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners held a special Washington County Correctional Facilities Authority meeting Monday. In that meeting, CPA Jim Nichols with Stotts, Archambo, Muggenborg and Barclay PC presented a financial statement draft and an independent audit report to the authority. ... read more »

Ramona Police Search for Break-in Suspect

Dec 31, 2018

Ramona Police are searching for the second person involved in an attempted break in at a convenience store Saturday morning.   The News on 6 is reporting that police say the suspects caught on camera tried shooting out the front window of the Ramona Mini Mart with a pellet gun. After th ... read more »