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Loud Booms and Lights in the Night Sky: This May Explain It

Feb 28, 2024

Several recent reports of loud booms, roars and unusual lights in the night sky over the Bartlesville area may have an explanation.   F-16s from the 138th Fighter Wing of the Oklahoma Air National Guard based in Tulsa are conducting night exercises through March 7. According to the G ... read more »

The Silly Willies And One Great Dane Mix

Feb 28, 2024

In Kindergarten, kids are taught to get all their wiggles out before sitting down to do calm activities that requires one to be still. This puppy must not have gotten the memo. Heath Clouse, Adoptions and Transportation Specialist at the Washington County SPCA does this intro for her. Fle ... read more »

KANE COLUMN: Cutting Oklahoma's State Grocery Tax

Feb 28, 2024

We are facing a 40-year high in inflation, which raises a lot of concern. In response to the rising costs of living, the House remains committed to providing relief to the people of Oklahoma. Recent data shows that the average Oklahoman spends almost $300 per trip to the grocery store, making ... read more »

A Busy Month of March for the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce

Feb 28, 2024

Sherri Wilt with the Greater Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Wednesday. Sherri shared with us a very busy month of events on March with the chamber:   Know the Ville - March 5, 2024 - 7:30am at Tri County Tech, 6101 SE Nowata Rd in Bartlesvil ... read more »

SPCA Free Vaccination Clinic

Feb 28, 2024

Vaccinations for anybody are expensive in today’s economy. It’s a common thought around the community, and yet, what can we do? Washington County SPCA has your fur babies back at least, with a free vaccination clinic. The clinic will include opportunities for your pet to get the c ... read more »

Employee of the Month for Bartlesville Announced

Feb 27, 2024

The City Employee Advisory Committee has named Maintenance Repair Technician Judd Ernest as January's employee of the month for the City of Bartlesville. Two of his co-workers nominated him for the recognition and here is what History Museum Collections Manager Debbie Neece had to say on why ... read more »

Barnsdall FFA Chapter Holding Blood Drive

Feb 27, 2024

Coming up on Tuesday, March 12th, the Barnsdall FFA Group will be holding a blood drive for the community to take part in. By participating, individuals will not only be saving lives, but helping Barnsdall students earn scholarships.   The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ... read more »

Filing Period for Ninth Osage Congress Still Open

Feb 27, 2024

The filing period opened three weeks ago for those wishing to run for a seat in the Osage Nation Congress. This year, there will be six open Congressional seats that will be carrying a four-year term for the ninth Osage Congress. Through Tuesday afternoon, six candidates have filed to run for the ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Multiple Felonies, Including Attempted Rape

Feb 27, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Tuesday on the charges of sexual battery, resisting an officer, and attempted rape in the first degree. Slade Sparks was arrested on Monday, February 27th after he allegedly attempted to sexually assault a woman. According to an affida ... read more »

UPDATE: Grassfire Near Osage Hills School Extinguished

Feb 27, 2024

UPDATE: As of 1:05 p.m. Tuesday, the fire near Osage Hills School has been extinguished.   ORIGINAL STORY BELOW Several crews are fighting a grass fire near State Highway 123 and County Road 2706 in Osage County — just west of Osage Hills School. Reports indicate the school ... read more »

Osage County Jr. Livestock Show Taking Place This Week

Feb 27, 2024

The Osage County Junior Livestock Show ramps up into full swing on Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska.   Beginning at 9:30 a.m., there will be a swine show, along with swine showmanship. Peewee showmanship will also take place that morning. Later that afternoon, there will be a ... read more »

Arvest Wealth Management to Offer Estate Planning Seminar

Feb 27, 2024

Arvest Wealth Management will host a Principles of Estate Planning Session on Thursday, March 7 at 12:00 p.m. at Arvest’s downtown Bartlesville location, 100 SE Frank Phillips Blvd.   The Estate Planning seminar will focus on building an understanding of estates as well as plan ... read more »

Uncork Your Support for Young Scholars of Bartlesville

Feb 27, 2024

  You are invited to "Uncork Your Support" for Young Scholars of Bartlesville on Sat. March 2, 2024. St John's Father Lynch Hall in Bartlesville.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Briana Brzezinski with Young Scholars of Bartlesville invited everyone to this ... read more »

Picasso, I Like It

Feb 27, 2024

Art is an expression of emotion, thoughts, and a show of creative skill. Adults showcase their work inside galleries, online, and in art shows, but what about the coming youth who have proven their brilliance with the stroke of the brush? How can a young Picasso express their hearts to the world? ... read more »

Hodge Is Back At BPL!

Feb 27, 2024

If your child liked to attend reading time with a certain furry friend, then never fear, there are new dates and times for Hodge to return. You can now sign up for 15 minute sessions for Saturday afternoons for your child to practice reading with Hodge and his human, Miss Becky. To regist ... read more »