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Sheriff's Office Preparing for Christmas Program

Nov 29, 2019

With Thanksgiving now a thing of the past in 2019, it is time to look ahead to Christmas. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office gave away 15 Thanksgiving Food Baskets on Monday (pictured below) to those in need in the county. Sheriff Scott Owen said it was a joy getting to bless other ... read more »

Sutterfield Financial Group’s Christmas Lights are Live!

Nov 29, 2019

As you make your travels about Bartlesville during the evenings this Christmas season, you are invited to make your way by Sutterfield Financial Group at 501 East 4th Street to see their Christmas lights. While you are there, tune into their private radio channel at 99.9 FM to listen along as ... read more »

Christmas in the Mansion to Take Over at OKWU

Nov 29, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will put on Christmas in the Mansion soon and you are invited. On Tuesday, Dec. 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., you will be able to listen to carolers and a reading of the Christmas story at the La Quinta Mansion on OKWU’s campus. Santa will be there for photo o ... read more »

Chief Hoskin Proposes Cherokee Nation Historic Registry Act

Nov 28, 2019

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced Tuesday the Cherokee Nation Historic Registry Act, proposed legislation that will provide a comprehensive framework for identifying, protecting and preserving properties of historical significance to the tribe. ChiefHoskin unveiled th ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Chief Offers Holiday Safety Tips

Nov 28, 2019

Among the madness that comes with the holiday, Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles wants you to stay safe this Thanksgiving. If you are having to travel away from home, Chief Roles asks that you lock up your home first. He said the BPD wants to do everything they can to keep you and your po ... read more »

66 Sign Finds New Home in Tower Center at Unity Square

Nov 28, 2019

The 66 sign that sat by the Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville is being relocated, but it will not move far. The Tower Green Design Committee oversees the design of the Tower Center at Unity Square project, and they have decide to move the 66 sign from its usual location by the Price Tow ... read more »

City of Dewey Looking to Establish Fire Warning Signs

Nov 28, 2019

Fire hazards were present throughout the State of Oklahoma all day Tuesday and Tuesday night. Those living in throughout the State of Oklahoma had to evacuate their homes that day, including several residents in Washington County. Dewey Fire Chief Chad Schueler warned the public about the pot ... read more »

Wonderland of Lights Hits Woolaroc on Friday Night

Nov 28, 2019

The Wonderland of Lights will illuminate the Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve once more on Friday, Nov. 29th. You will have a chance to go check out the lights every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sunday, December, 22nd. Hours of operation are 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Admission is $6 for t ... read more »

BHS Teacher Named TARC Educator of the Year

Nov 28, 2019

Bartlesville High School Special Education teacher Cassandra Marlar has been selected as the TARC 2019 Educator of the Year. The honor will be given to Marlar as part of the 29th Annual Advocacy Awards and Volunteer Recognition ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 10th at the Marriot Hotel – South ... read more »

Biker's Toy Run Set for Saturday,December 7th

Nov 28, 2019

The 32nd annual Biker’s Toy Run steps off Saturday, December 7th, to provide toys to needy girls and boys through the Salvation Army.   Amber Reynolds says all street legal motorcycles and riders are welcome and participants are asked to bring new unwrapped toys for all ages. ... read more »

Regional Jail Could be Solution for Nowata County

Nov 27, 2019

Ever since a gas leak forced the Nowata County Jail to be evacuated in March several county leaders have been brainstorming possible solutions. Whether it is renovating the current building or trying to find a new facility change needs to come. District three road crews spent a substantial am ... read more »

Concrete Band Substitution Accepted During Meeting

Nov 27, 2019

A substitution request for the steel edging to be replaced at the Tower Center at Unity Square project in Bartlesville received some discussion on Wednesday. Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen was at the Tower Green Design Committee and he explained that the request to make the replacem ... read more »

Guidelines for Art Contest Approved by Committee

Nov 27, 2019

The Tower Green Design Committee met on Wednesday to discuss the establishment of guidelines for a competition. That competition is for the design of an interactive water feature or an art installation at the Tower Center at Unity Square in Bartlesville. Scott Ambler of Ambler Architects said ... read more »

Commissioners unsure on what to do with Bighill Store

Nov 27, 2019

There has been much discussion with regards on what to do with the Bighill Furniture Store in Fairfax. Three firms have submitted bids to tear down and dispose of the building, but there is also hope that filmmakers for, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” might come in and refurbish the bu ... read more »

Salvation Army Provides 500 Thanksgiving Meals

Nov 27, 2019

The Salvation Army in Bartlesville hosted a free Thanksgiving Feast on Wednesday afternoon. Captain Ian Carr said Bartlesville is a wonderful community of givers. He said while they were serving the community, it didn't feel like they were serving the community, because there were so many ... read more »