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Bartlesville Water Hydrant Flushing Moves to New Area

May 01, 2018

Water department crews started flushing and testing fire hydrants in a new section of Bartlesville Tuesday morning.  Work will continue from 7 to 3 Monday through Friday in the area bounded by the Caney River and east to U.S. 75 and from Adams Blvd north to the northern city limits. &nbs ... read more »

Capitol To Host Hispanic Cultural Day

Apr 30, 2018

The second annual Hispanic Cultural Day will be held tomorrow from 8:30-to-1:00 at the State Capitol.  The event provides an opportunity for the Oklahoma Legislature, the Hispanic community and the public to come together to enjoy the variety of the Hispanic culture as well as their ente ... read more »

Oklahoma Scores Two Top-25 Cities

Apr 30, 2018

A new study shows that Oklahoma has two of the best places in the nation to start a new business.    According to a study by Wallethub, Oklahoma City is the best large city in the US to start a new business. Not far behind, Tulsa ranks 25th best in the nation, with 182 cities be ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meet Shortly On Monday

Apr 30, 2018

The Washington County Commissioners met for two brief meetings on Monday morning in the Commissioners' Meeting Room.  The first meeting saw no actionable items, so the commissioners immediately went into the Commissioners' Report.  There was no incoming correspondence, a ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Schedules Monday Morning Meeting

Apr 29, 2018

The Bartlesville city council will take action on a resolution Monday morning.  The resolution will call a special election to resolve a collective bargaining dispute between the city the International Association of Firefighters, Local 200.  Prior to taking action, the council ... read more »

Council Passes Pro-Forma Election Resolution

Apr 30, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council took care of one item of business during a short Monday Morning meeting.  Mayor Dale Copeland says the council passed a resolution asking that an election be called to have voters decide which arbitration decision to accept for the International Association of F ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Several Items

Apr 30, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners approved several agenda items at a Monday morning meeting. A utility relocation agreement was reached with the Elm Bend Water District over a low water crossing at California Creek. The agreement involves moving approximately 1500 feet of water line away from w ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged in Domestic Incident

Apr 27, 2018

A domestic dispute left a woman badly bruised and a man in the Washington County Jail. Trey Smith appeared in front of a judge on Friday facing a misdemeanor count of domestic assault and battery. According to an affidavit, the female victim claims that Smith grabbed the front of her shirt an ... read more »

Dewey Track & Field, Golf in Regionals This Weekend

Apr 27, 2018

It will be a busy weekend for Bulldogger athletes will several teams in postseason competition on Saturday. The boy's golf team will be competing in the 3A regional tournament at Cherokee Trails Golf Course in Tahlequah. The team finished fourth in the regional qualifier. Senior Tristan B ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested After Stabbing Incident

Apr 27, 2018

A dispute over a woman left one man in the hospital with stab wounds and other man in police custody. Jonathan Mitchell stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a felony charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for an incident occurred early Thursday morning. ... read more »

Boomerang Diner Coming to Bartlesville

Apr 27, 2018

Bartlesville will be getting yet another new restaurant. The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority announced on its Facebook page that Boomerang Diner will be coming to downtown in June. The restaurant chain has over 50 locations throughout the country including Claremore, Owasso and sev ... read more »

Phillips 66 Reports First-Quarter Earnings

Apr 27, 2018

Phillips 66, the energy manufacturing and logistics company, announced their first-quarter 2018 earnings of $524 million and adjusted earnings of $512 million. This compares with fourth-quarter 2017 earnings of $3.2 billion and adjusted earnings of $548 million. Fourth-quarter 2017 earnings inclu ... read more »

Busick Says He's Willing To Speak With Families

Apr 27, 2018

A man charged in the 1999 deaths of an Oklahoma couple, their 16-year-old daughter and her friend says he's willing to speak with the families of the victims.   Ronnie Dean Busick was extradited from Kansas to the Craig County jail in Vinita on Wednesday evening. As he arrived, he sa ... read more »

Nurse Testifies In Bever Trial

Apr 27, 2018

A nurse testified in an Oklahoma murder trial that a teenage girl hospitalized with severe wounds managed to identify two of her brothers as the attackers.   The Tulsa World reports the teenage sister was unable to talk because she had a ventilator tube down her throat so she wrote with ... read more »

Tulsa Sheriffs Suing Former Medical Provider

Apr 27, 2018

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office is suing a former medical provider for legal fees associated with an inmate death lawsuit.   The Tulsa World reports that the lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges Correctional Healthcare Companies violated its contract by refusing to compensate former sheri ... read more »