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UPDATE: Judge OK's Temporary Restraining Order Filed Against Ascension

Nov 12, 2021

UPDATE: The District Court of Tulsa County granted the emergency temporary restraining order just hours after the announcement, stopping Ascension from carrying through with the terminations. ________________________________ ORIGINAL STORY: The State of Oklahoma files a lawsuit t ... read more »

Wash. Co. Commissioners to Meet on Monday

Nov 12, 2021

The Washington County Commissioners will consider approving American Rescue and Recovery projects on top of other items in their next meeting. The Commissioners may approve a reimbursement request from Washington County Emergency Management for an emergency management performance grant for a ... read more »

BPSF Awards $15K to Teachers During Fall Grant Cycles

Nov 12, 2021

The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation (BPSF) completes two fall grant cycles, awarding 11 grants to teachers, totaling $15,300. BPSF Executive Director Blair Ellis says they value their BPS teachers and their innovative ideas to engage their students and enrich learning within our school ... read more »

OKM Music Names New Director of Marketing and PR

Nov 12, 2021

As part of its continued mission of bringing high quality music and cultural experiences for all ages, the Board of Directors of OKM Music announced that Isabel Zielenski has assumed the Director of Marketing and Public Relations position, effective immediately. OKM’s previous Director ... read more »

Stewart Family Aims to Revamp Jarrett Farms Resort

Nov 12, 2021

Tri County Tech awards a bid for the Jarrett Farms Resort located off Highway 75 near Ramona. Tri County Tech officially awarded the bid for the Jarrett Farms Resort to the Stewart family out of Houston on Friday morning. Dr. Tammie Strobel, Tri County Tech's Superintendent and CEO, says ... read more »

People Resigning From Their Jobs Across the Nation

Nov 12, 2021

The government announced on Friday that a record 4.4 million people quit their jobs in September and the number of open jobs sat at 10.4 million to begin October. This is a sign that Americans are switching jobs for better pay, starting their own business or continuing to struggle with the effect ... read more »

Woolaroc Museum Parade of Lights Starting Soon

Nov 12, 2021

The 2021 Wonderland of Lights returns to Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve this year on the Friday after Thanksgiving. The grounds will be covered with more than 750,000 lights each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. through December 19th. All buildings will be open during this ... read more »

BHS Principal Chancellor Tapped for New Leadership Role

Nov 12, 2021

At its November meeting, the Bartlesville Board of Education will consider designating LaDonna Chancellor as the future Executive Director of Teaching and Learning for the district. Chancellor has been the principal at Bartlesville High School since 2012 and in the summer of 2022 will transition ... read more »

Hank Hamilton Named Regent Bank Market President in Bartlesville

Nov 12, 2021

  Hank Hamilton has been named the new market president of Regent Bank in Bartlesville. Hamilton had been with the bank since the launch of the Bartlesville branch in 2020, focusing on mortgage and business lending in the Bartlesville market as well as business development. Hamilton ... read more »

Bartlesville Kiwanis Wreaths and More Winners Announced

Nov 12, 2021

The 8th annual Bartlesville Kiwanis Holiday Wreaths & More event was nicely attended Thursday evening at the Hilton Garden Inn. The ballroom was adorned with a display of custom creations entered by 32 local non-profit organizations.    Kiwanis President Karen Wilson said al ... read more »

WWII DC-3 Aircraft Finds Home in Bartlesville

Nov 11, 2021

A World War II aircraft finds a home in Bartlesville. Chuck Hannah of Skiatook, a retired military member, works for the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team (ADT) based out of Frederick, Oklahoma. Hannah was one of three people that helped pilot a DC-3 to Bartlesville Municipal Airport following ... read more »

Early Absentee Voting Taking Place at Osage County Fairgrounds in 2022

Nov 11, 2021

Early absentee voting will take place inside the Agriculture Building at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska for the scheduled elections in 2022. The only problem with that is the fact that there is no internet connection in that building and Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Chout ... read more »

Nowata Holds Annual Veterans Day Assembly

Nov 11, 2021

Nowata Public Schools held its annual Veterans Day assembly on Thursday morning. NPS invites veterans from every military branch to be honored each year. The Nowata FFA was on hand to present the colors. There were several musical performances as a part of the assembly as well. The Nowata Cho ... read more »

Barnsdall Schools Celebrates Veterans Day

Nov 11, 2021

Many communities celebrated Veterans Day on Thursday and the same can be said for those attending Barnsdall Elementary School. The Barnsdall Elementary Leadership Squad started the day with a message for their fellow students and here is what two of the members had to say.   The Barn ... read more »

Blue Star Mothers Make an Impact for Local Veterans

Nov 11, 2021

Bartlesville Blue Star Mothers reach out to thank local heroes on Veterans Day. As part of their Veterans Day efforts, Bartlesville Blue Star Mothers gave gift bags to every veteran in Assisted Living Centers in our communities. Veterans Outreach Coordinator Treva Majors says they went to ... read more »