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Committee to Discuss Final Construction Plans

Apr 04, 2019

The Tower Green Design Committee will reconvene a week after the groundbreaking ceremony for the Tower Center at Unity Square project. In Friday's meeting, Brad Kmita with JonesPlan Landscape Construction will present a final construction estimate for the Tower Center project. Bartlesvill ... read more »

No Serious Injuries in School Bus Incident Thursday

Apr 04, 2019

Parents of students at Caney Valley received word of an incident involving a school bus Thursday morning.   Bus #11 slid off a backroad on Road 30 near Niotaze. All parents have been contacted and seen  by the school nurse. She reports no serious injuries.  ... read more »

Bad Tires and Wet Roads Contribute to Accident

Apr 04, 2019

A Skiatook man was treated for head, arm, and internal injuries following a Wednesday evening accident in Osage County.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that 49 year-old David Curtis Sampson, Jr. was driving westbound on State Highway 20 just before 11 o'clock.  The report shows ... read more »

Homicide Investigation Underway After Body Found

Apr 03, 2019

Daniel Lee Hines is in custody for his alleged involvement in a homicide investigation after a body was found south of Ramona in Washington County on Tuesday. The victim in the case is Robert D. Brown. According to Washington County Undersheriff Jon Copeland, deputies received a call for ... read more »

Dewey Fire Repaints Bell, Focuses on Vision for Future

Apr 03, 2019

A bell sitting outside a local fire department has been repainted to symbol the pride firefighters have for the community. The Dewey Fire Department spent time on a beautiful spring day repainting a bell that has stood outside the station for decades. Fire Chief Chad Schueler and staff watere ... read more »

Rachel's Challenge Impacting Pawhuska Students

Apr 03, 2019

In an effort to stop bullying at Pawhuska Public Schools, Superintendent David Cash invited Rachel's Challenge to the school in January. Since their presentation that showed the importance of spreading love, compassion and laughter to others, Cash says he has seen a dramatic turnaround at the ... read more »

City Honors 911 Dispatchers

Apr 03, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council took a moment to honor emergency dispatchers at Monday night’s meeting. The city declared the week of April 8 through April 14 as E911 Professionals week. Councilman Jim Curd read the proclamation. City Manager Mike Bailey was very appreciative of the work that ... read more »

Martha's Task Event to Offer Unique Local, National Purses

Apr 03, 2019

Martha's Task in Bartlesville is taking reservations for their 8th annual Purse-N-Ali-Tea Party. Executive Director Laura Walton says it is time to serve up some merriment for a good cause with Martha's Task's spring tradition. Walton says the party offers a "high tea" a ... read more »

Jourdan Foran Wins Ward Two Council Seat in Pawhuska

Apr 03, 2019

Pawhuska voters went to the polls Tuesday and elected Jourdan Foran to Pawhuska City Council’s Ward Two Seat. Foran defeated the incumbent, Steve Holcombe, in the Run-off Election, 220 votes to 212. Because neither candidate reached the percentage total needed to win in February’s ... read more »

Mayor Copeland Encourages Residents to Conserve Water Usage

Apr 03, 2019

Bartlesville Mayor Dale Copeland is asking residents to make a commitment to manage water resources more wisely by taking part in the Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. This is a non-profit community service campaign taking place through April 30 aimed at encourag ... read more »

Washington County Wellness Initiative Launches Survey

Apr 03, 2019

The Washington County Wellness Initiative recently launched their Community Assessment survey. The assessment, which is done every five years, is important in helping WCWI in assessing community needs. The survey takes approximately 15 to 30 minutes to complete and does not have to be complet ... read more »

Dewey Site Principals Give State Report Card Updates

Apr 03, 2019

Site principals for the Dewey Public School District presented their State Report Cards to the Dewey Board of Education this week. Dewey High School Principal Brent Dugger says the main focus for the high school is to utilize Pre-ACT results to identify standards and concepts where students are h ... read more »

Second Arrest Made in Baylor Shooting

Apr 02, 2019

Another Bartlesville man who was involved in last week’s shooting incident near Madison Middle school was arrested. Matthew Stanton was in court on Monday facing charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within 2,000 feet of a school, possession of a firearm in the commis ... read more »

Tulsa Man Arrested for 2018 Burglary

Apr 02, 2019

A Tulsa man who was involved in a 2018 vehicle theft was arrested on a warrant. Keith Parsons appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing charges of felony vehicle burglary, concealing stolen property and unauthorized use of a vehicle stemming from the July 2018 incident. A ... read more »

Joe Exotic Convicted for Murder for Hire Plot

Apr 02, 2019

A federal jury has convicted a former Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate and zookeeper in an attempted murder-for-hire plot. Jurors returned the guilty verdict Tuesday in the trial of 56-year-old Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage. He was accused of trying to arrange the killing of Carole Baskin, who c ... read more »