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Cherokee Nation Donation

May 27, 2016

The Cherokee Nation donated $195,000 to eight northeast Boys & Girls Clubs on Thursday. Among the eight benefactors, Bartlesville has the third largest enrollment. The Cherokee Nation donated   $21, 908.66 to the Bartlesville organization. Tribal Council Speaker Joe Byrd says the Boys &a ... read more »

Crawford Make Second Court Appearance

May 27, 2016

A Bartlesville man made his second court appearance this week facing three charges.  28-year old Erin Samuel Crawford is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, and tapering with a security camera.  Bartlesville police served a search warrant at a home i ... read more »

Virden Preliminary Hearing Set

May 27, 2016

A Bartlesville man who is accused of leading Bartlesville police officers on a high speed chase last month, has a preliminary hearing scheduled for June 9th.  39-year old Arthur Chad Virden is charged with eluding, running of road block, knowingly withholding stolen property, knowingly conce ... read more »

EOI Elimination

May 27, 2016

The Oklahoma Senate has given the approval to pass a bill that will remove end of instruction exams in Oklahoma public schools. Senate Education Chair, and State Senator, John Ford presented the bill on Wednesday. Ford says the bill will save more than just money for public schools. The bill ... read more »

Bartlesville High School Has Backup Plans for Commencement

May 27, 2016

Bartlesville High School's Graduation Ceremony is slated to begin at 8 tonight, but with the possibility of thunderstorms in the forecast, school officials have made arrangements for an indoor commencement ceremony if needed. Graduation will be held in Custer Stadium if all goes well, but ... read more »

Officials Establish Storm Contigency Plan for Graduation

May 27, 2016

Bartlesville High School's Graduation Ceremony is slated to begin at 8 tonight, but with the possibility of thunderstorms in the forecast, school officials have made arrangements for an indoor commencement ceremony if needed. Graduation will be held in Custer Stadium if all goes well, but ... read more »

House Yet to Pass Budget

May 27, 2016

The Oklahoma Legislature is meeting for its final day of the regular session with one big-ticket item left on the agenda - passage of a $6.8 billion budget bill to fund state government for the upcoming fiscal year. The Senate approved the general appropriations bill Wednesday, but the Hou ... read more »

City to Observe Memorial Day Holiday

May 27, 2016

City of Bartlesville offices will be closed on Monday in honor of Memorial Day.  That means that trash collection for Monday routes is set for Wednesday.  Public works direcdtor, Keith Henry says if you normally have your trash picked up on Mondays you be serviced on Wednesday next week ... read more »

Representative Sears Calls Accusation Inaccurate

May 27, 2016

Social media has put a figuarative target on State Representative Earl Sears.  A post from Oklahoma Source shows Sears's official photograph with a big yellow arrow pointing to his face.  It criticizes the state's funding shortage, and the accompanying road and school funding pr ... read more »

Neufeld Named Pawhuska Schools Superintendent

May 27, 2016

The Pawhuska School District has a new superintendent.  The Pawhuska School Board has named Janet Neufeld of Salina, Kansas as the new superintendent, replacing Dr. Landon Berry, who served as Pawhuska Schools superintendent since 2012.  23 people applied for the job. Neufeld will ... read more »

Black Faces More Charges

May 26, 2016

An Enid man who is facing robbery charges in Washington County is in trouble with the law again.  James T. Black is charged with aggravated assault and battery and threaten to perform an act of violence.  Washington County Sheriff Deputies took a report of an inmate who was hurt by Blac ... read more »

Dewey to Hold 25th Annual Antique Show

May 26, 2016

The 25th Annual Dewey Antique Show will be held on Saturday, June 4th at the Washington County Fair Building. Citizens of Washington County and people from surrounding areas will visit to see the 100 plus booths at the show. New and returning dealers from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missou ... read more »

Sunfest 2016

May 26, 2016

Sunfest will be holding its annual festival starting on June 3. The three-day event features arts and crafts, battle of the bands, a car show, and several other things to do. In its 34th year, Sunfest continues to bring arts and entertainment to the community. However, arts and crafts won't ... read more »

Oklahoma's Alcohol Laws

May 26, 2016

Oklahomans could buy cold strong beer and wine at grocery and convenience stores under a sweeping overhaul of the state's alcohol laws approved by the Legislature that hinges on voters approving a state question in November.   The Senate voted 33-12 on Thursday for the 285-page bill ... read more »

State Senate Candidates Air Views

May 26, 2016

The Green Country Republican Woman's club held the District 29 Republican State Senate Seat debate in downtown Bartlesville Tuesday evening at 7. The candidates– Mrs. Julie Daniels and Dr. Jean Oliver– answered questions on a number of topics from both party officials and a ... read more »