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Congressman Mullen to Host Telephone Town Hall

Jul 20, 2017

Second-District Oklahoma Congessman Markwayne Mullin announced today that he will host a telephone town hall for Oklahomans next Thursday night at 7:30.     Mullin says it’s his job in Congress to be a voice for Oklahoma’s Second District.  The congressman hopes ... read more »

Nearly 3,000 Without Power in Nowata County

Jul 20, 2017

The Public Service Company of Oklahoma has reported that there are just under 3,000 residents of Nowata County without power as of 10:00 on Thursday morning.  PSO is looking into the issue, but has not found the cause of the outage yet. PSO representative Stan Whiteford talks about t ... read more »

Big Event: Surf's Up Raises Funds for Mentors

Jul 19, 2017

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Oklahoma hosts an event in Bartlesville. Area Director Charlene Dew says that the event named Big Event: Surf’s Up has been pushed back to August 5 and will be at the Hilton Garden Inn. Dew says tickets for a raffle are $100 with proceeds going towards pr ... read more »

Chrome Books Among Topics Discussed for BPS

Jul 19, 2017

Junior Achievement looks to expand this coming school year in Bartlesville. Bartlesville Superintendent Chuck McCauley says that fifth graders will participate in BizTown in Tulsa. Only four of six elementary schools in Bartlesville went last year, but McCauley says all elementary schools will go ... read more »

LG Candidate Matt Pinnell Hosts Meet and Greet

Jul 19, 2017

Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Matt Pinnell met with the party faithful Tuesday night.  Pinnell is getting in front of voters early in the election season talking about economic development and tourism.     Pinnell advocates a boots-on-the-ground effort promo ... read more »

United Way Hires Virden as Campaign Manager

Jul 18, 2017

Bartlesville Regional United Way hires a new campaign manager. CEO and President Lisa Cary says that BRUW has hired long time Bartlesville resident Whitney Virden to their team as the new campaign manager. Cary says she’s excited to have Virden on board and believes she can make close r ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Burglary

Jul 18, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared in court today at the Washington County Courthouse. Matthew Wilson is facing a second degree burglary charge for multiple incidents that occurred in early May. According to affidavit, Wilson was seen on video surveillance breaking into three different vehicles park ... read more »

Leon Russell Recording Center To Be Announced Historic

Jul 18, 2017

A former Tulsa church that Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Tulsa native Leon Russell converted into a recording studio could be nominated for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.   The Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee is to vote Thursday on whether to nom ... read more »

Heat Related Illness Risk Increases

Jul 18, 2017

Temperatures have heated up this week, and with no signs of letting up, residents need to be cautious outside. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, approximately 620 people die each year,  from heat-related illness in the United States. Heat-related illness can range fr ... read more »

Dilapidated Structure Gets 60 More Days

Jul 18, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council grants a Bartlesville resident 60 days to renovate the eaves, soffits, windows, missing siding and other external needs of a home. Neighborhood Services Supervisor Larry Silver presented the appeal by Russ Mathis on a dilapidated structure judgment on a property ... read more »

Tri County Tech: Enriching Lives for 50 Years

Jul 18, 2017

Summer, as some may know, is coming to an end and classes are about to be in session. While some may not think school starting would be something to celebrate, Tri County Tech thinks otherwise. Tri County Tech’s Cheyenne Trail says that they will be celebrating their 50th First Day of S ... read more »

Waste Water Bids Approved by City Council

Jul 18, 2017

Bids for water and waste water line repair materials and water treatment chemicals were approved by the Bartlesville City Council last night. Ward Three Councilman Jim Curd Jr. worked with Engineering and Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen on the measure. Curd and Lauritsen went over 25 ... read more »

Man Arrested for Car Theft, Hit and Run

Jul 18, 2017

Burnt out tail lights, a traffic stop, acceleration, and a foot pursuit. This is what led to the arrest of 30-year-old Anthony Lee Carpenter Jr. according to an affidavit. Carpenter pulled into an apartment complex parking lot, accelerated, then came to an immediate stop when the officer atte ... read more »

Garth Brooks Calls Vera Man to the Stage

Jul 18, 2017

Vera man received a chance of a lifetime getting to share a song with Garth Brooks.     Brooks' invitation to the man to perform on stage at his concert is going viral, all thanks to a sign the man’s wife made.     For most of his life, Jonathan Chast ... read more »

Jane Phillips Elementary Can Opt for Dentistry Plan

Jul 17, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board approved an agreement Monday night with Smile, It’s Healthy LLC.  The firm will provide a mobile dentist program that will set up at Jane Phillips Elementary School four times during the 2017-2018 school year to provide free routine cleaning, x-rays, and r ... read more »