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4F Sports to lease Price Fields Complex

Jan 04, 2023

The Bartlesville City Council approved a lease agreement with 4F Sports LLC to lease an provider operation of the Price Fields Complex Tuesday night.   Vice-Mayor Jim Curd noted that while the Bartlesville YMCA had provided management services in the past, 4F would give Bartlesville a m ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council Meets on Pride Event Once More..

Jan 03, 2023

The Bartlesville City Council met for the first time of the New Year this last Tuesday night at an earlier time of 5:30 instead of 7 pm. The big item reoccurring on the agenda was to update the council on events related to the regulation of adult entertainment in public spaces with possible actio ... read more »

Council Discusses Future of Pickleball in Dewey, More

Jan 03, 2023

The Dewey City Council approves nearly $12,000 for the city's escrow account balance from the 2019-2020 OMAG Workers Compensation Plan. City Manager Kevin Trease says they want to leave the money in escrow as it could be applied for future payments. He says sales tax collections have been ... read more »

NCSO: Nowata Officer Stable After Being Hit by Car

Jan 03, 2023

A Nowata police officer that was hit by a car on Monday night appears to be in stable condition. Nowata County Sheriff Jason McClain says they are hoping and praying for the officer. McClain says they wish him a speedy recovery. He says the Nowata County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) will suppo ... read more »

Brecheen Votes NO

Jan 03, 2023

Second District Oklahoma Congressman Josh Brecheen voted against Kevin McCarthy when the house Republicans tried to choose a house Speaker Tuesday.  He cast his vote for Jim Banks on the first ballot and voted for Jim Jordan on the second ballot.   Republicans tried a third time bu ... read more »

Lankford becomes the state's senior senator

Jan 03, 2023

Senator from Oklahoma, James Lankford became the state’s senior senator with the 118th congress getting under way.   Lankford calls it humbling to again take the oath to protect and defend the constitution on behalf of the state.  He looks forward to partnering with the state ... read more »

70-year-old Woman Seen on Domestic Abuse Charge

Jan 03, 2023

A 70-year-old Bartlesville woman was seen in Washington County Court on a charge of domestic abuse with a dangerous weapon. Naomi Austin was arrested on New Year’s Eve after an officer responded to a domestic call. According to an affidavit, Austin charged into the victim’s room with ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Seen on Trafficking Charges

Jan 03, 2023

A Bartlesville woman was seen in Washington County Court today on charges alleging trafficking controlled dangerous substance and possession of paraphernalia. According to an affidavit, Cascia Stockton had been contacted in relation to a shoplifting incident with Walmart. The officer had located ... read more »

Senator Julie Daniels receives Committee Assignments

Jan 03, 2023

State Senator from Bartlesville, Julie Daniels was named to State Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat’s leadership team for the legislative session that convenes next month.  The vote to approve the leadership team came during the organizational session Tuesday afternoon. The S ... read more »

Osage Co. Commissioners Vote for New Vice Chairman for 2023

Jan 03, 2023

The Osage County Board of Commissioners had its first meeting under the new Board on Tuesday.  District two commissioner Steve Talburt was elected Chairman and District Three Commissioner Charlie Cartwright was elected as Vice Chairman for 2023.  One business item was to purchas ... read more »

New Chairman & Vice Chairman for Nowata County

Jan 03, 2023

The Nowata County Commissioners met for the first time in 2023, this time with new elect Paul Crupper. He steps in on the Board of Commissioners after winning the election over previous-elect Burk LaRue. They then voted for a new Chairman and Vice Chairman. They also approved some donatio ... read more »

County Officials Officially Sworn In Tuesday

Jan 03, 2023

Three public officials were officially sworn in on Tuesday morning’s Washington County Commissioner’s meeting. Washington County Assessor Todd Mathes, Washington County Commissioner Mitch Antle and Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap were all officially sworn in by Judge Li ... read more »

Nowata Police Officer Hit by Car, Hospitalized

Jan 02, 2023

A Nowata police officer is in the hospital after getting hit by a car on Monday. Nowata County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) deputies told our partners at News on 6 that the officer was hit while directing traffic after a car stalled on the side of the road and a trailer went into a ditch. NCSO ... read more »

Baby Derby 2023 Winner!

Jan 01, 2023

  Congratulations, to Tiffany and Drew Jones of Bartlesville and baby Maeve! The Jones family became the winners of the Baby Derby 2023 when baby Maeve arrived at about 5am on New Year's Day at Ascenstion St. John Jane Phillips Hospital in Bartlesville.   The Jones' ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners to Reorganize

Jan 02, 2023

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will re-organize this/Tuesday morning.  The board will choose a new Chairman and Vice-Chairman to serve for calendar year 2023.  Prior to the reorganization, the oath of office will be administered to County Assessor Todd Mathes and County Co ... read more »