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Freddy's to Hold Benefit Night for County Fire Department

Jan 15, 2019

You can help the Washington County Fire Department raise funds to replace out of date structure gear tonight at Freddy's Frozen Custard in Bartlesville. The Benefit Night starts at 5 this evening and will last until 9 tonight. According to Washington County Emergency Management Director ... read more »

Transit Forum Coming to Bartlesville

Jan 15, 2019

The Cimarron Public Transit System will hold a community forum in Bartlesville on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Bartlesville Public Library in Meeting Room C. The event is scheduled to begin at 11 in the morning. Cimarron Public Transit operates the CityRide program of Bartlesville and is requesting ... read more »

Trial Set in 2018 Kidnapping Case

Jan 15, 2019

According to an affidavit, the two men allegedly kidnapped a male and a female after Dempster fired shots at their vehicle. The male and female were both assaulted in the process. The male claims he was drugged with a needle in the back of his neck. The pair was taken back to an apartment com ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Using MAP Data

Jan 15, 2019

Pawhuska Public Schools have began using MAP data to track how well a student is doing in school. This system allows teachers to measure what a student knows at a given time and what he or she is ready to learn next. Indian Camp Elementary School Principal Amy Sanders explains how the program wor ... read more »

Man Arrested After Smoking Marijuana with Juvenile

Jan 15, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested on a warrant after allegedly smoking marijuana with a minor child. Christopher Hacker appeared for an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. According to an affidavit, a social w ... read more »

Senate Bill 270 Aimed to Help Governor Stitt

Jan 15, 2019

Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels files a bill to extend the appointment power Governor Kevin Stitt and future governors have over statutory agencies, board and commissions. Daniels says Senate Bill 270 would allow a governor to replace a gubernatorial appointment at any time. Daniels ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent Shares Bond Survey Results

Jan 15, 2019

At Monday evening's school board meeting in Pawhuska, Superintendent David Cash reviewed a survey that had been handed out to people in the community regarding various bond projects. After hearing the results, it was evident that the community had many different opinions on what is most i ... read more »

Three Receive Minor Injuries in Tuesday Morning Crash

Jan 15, 2019

An accident just before 8 o'clock Tuesday morning snarled traffice at Silver Lake Rd and Adams Blvd in Bartlesville. The mishap blocked the majority of the intersection and traffic was forced to wait or take an alternate route. According to Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, a car ... read more »

Mental Health Court a Priority for New District Judge

Jan 15, 2019

Washington and Nowata counties have a new district judge. District Judge Linda Thomas swore into her new position on Monday morning at the Washington County Courthouse. Thomas says she expects positive changes for the First Judicial District as they work together One thing Judge Thomas is rea ... read more »

OKWU Basketball Finishes Week in Salina

Jan 11, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan basketball is set to play its fourth game in last seven days with a Saturday road trip to Kansas Wesleyan University. The top-ranked men’s team rebounded nicely with Thursday’s win over McPherson after dropping its first game of the season to Southwestern on Mond ... read more »

Commissioners to Quit Claim Deed Monday

Jan 11, 2019

A plaque and check from the Public Service Company of Oklahoma will be acknowledge at the Washington County Commissioners meeting on Monday. Both the plaque and the check were sent to District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier and both items regard Washington County's participation in the 2018 Peak ... read more »

Tulsa Man Fails to Register as Sex Offender

Jan 11, 2019

A Tulsa County man was arrested in Bartlesville after failing to register as sex offender. Timothy Wright was convicted of making indecent proposals to a minor child in 2006. Wright made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing felony failure to register charges. Acc ... read more »

County Fire Department Needs Funds for Gear

Jan 11, 2019

The Washington County Fire Department raises funds to replace out of date structure gear. According to the National Fire Protection Association, such equipment only has a life span of ten years. The structure gear for the Washington County Fire Department that is currently in use is 14 years old ... read more »

Local Law Enforcement Agency Receives Gear

Jan 11, 2019

The Ramona Police Department receives three ballistic helmets and two portable breathalyzers from the U.S. Deputy Sheriff's Association. Ramona Police Chief Dave Lynd says he did some research on public safety gear online when he stumbled upon the U.S. Deputy Sheriff's Association's w ... read more »

Housing Development Study Available to the Public

Jan 11, 2019

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority sponsors a Housing Development Study to determine what housing should come to Bartlesville. While the housing survey will emphasize housing needs for downtown Bartlesville, the data could be used for other areas in the city. The survey will help figu ... read more »