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Nowata County Sheriff's Office Gets Donations

Jan 28, 2019

The Nowata County Sheriff’s Office brought some good news to the Nowata County Commissioners meeting on Monday morning. The office has received a few items via donation over the past week. First, Nowata County Deputies now have 10 belt firs- aid kits and 10 car first-aid kits. The f ... read more »

Women in Oklahoma Legislature

Jan 27, 2019

Oklahoma has traditionally ranked among states with the fewest women in elected office, but the state has made huge gains in the Legislature and several top leadership posts are now held by female lawmakers. In November elections, Oklahoma increased the percentage of women in the Legislature ... read more »

Students Launch Recycling Program at Bartlesville High

Jan 25, 2019

Students at Bartlesville High School started a recycling and sustainability program midday Friday. Senior Liza Williams is the founder and president in the of the Environmental Club at BHS. Williams says her interest in the club and the recycling initiative came from two unique experiences: ... read more »

Nowata Detention Officer Arrested Friday Morning

Jan 25, 2019

Nowata County Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett says collected information led to a search warrant and arrest of Detention Officer Colin Geeding. Barnett says the Bartlesville Special Operations Team and the Washington County Sheriff's Office executed the search warrant and arrested Geeding Friday mo ... read more »

Letter and Request to be Reviewed by Commissioners

Jan 25, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners have a short agenda for their next meeting on Monday. In their regularly scheduled meeting, the commissioners will review a letter from Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen. Next, the commissioners will review a request from Brandon Cranor from the Washingt ... read more »

Officials Investigate Highway Fatality Incident Further

Jan 25, 2019

A fatal car accident that led to the death of a Hominy woman in Osage County late last weeks continues to be investigated. According to reports, the incident happened approximately 5 miles west of Hominy on State Highway 20. Only one vehicle was involved in the fatality incident. 46-year-old Bren ... read more »

Remember Marta Manning Night Planned for Tuesday

Jan 25, 2019

In memory of Marta Manning, a long time Bruin fan and 20-year school board member, the Bartlesville Public Schools Athletic Department is hosting Marta Manning Night on Tuesday night, January 29, at the Bruin Fieldhouse during the varsity basketball games against Tulsa Union which begin at 6:30 p ... read more »

County Commissioners to be Busy on Monday

Jan 25, 2019

The Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning and it looks to be another busy day. Matthew Miller of Miller EMS will be on hand to give an update on how things are going and then the Commissioners will talk about EMS services in the town of Fairfax. After being tabled last week, ... read more »

US 60 Bridge Beams to be Replaced Saturday

Jan 24, 2019

As part of an ongoing project to rehabilitate the US-60 bridge over the Caney River in Bartlesville, all lanes of westbound US-60 will be detoured this weekend to allow for new bridge beams to be placed. The work was originally scheduled for last weekend. From 6 a.m. Saturday to 5 p.m. Sunday ... read more »

Material Pulses Exhibit Open to the Public Friday

Jan 24, 2019

The Price Tower Arts Center will open their first gallery exhibit in 2019 to its members Thursday night. Development Director Louann Buhlinger says the first gallery exhibit called “Material Pulses” will involve quilting materials and fibers. Louann says many artists will be on hand d ... read more »

Wann Man Arrested for Drug Possession

Jan 24, 2019

A man acting strangely at the Dollar General in Ocheleta was arrested on Wednesday after drugs were found in his possession. Randy Atkins of Wann, Oklahoma appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance and obstructing an ... read more »

Bartlesville Forms Transportation Committee

Jan 24, 2019

The City of Bartlesville has formed a Transportation Committee and may hold a meeting as soon as next week. Vice Mayor Alan Gentges says if they fail to get around to a meeting this month, there will certainly be a meeting in February. Gentges says transportation is the third highest priorit ... read more »

OLLI at OSU to Hold Meet and Greet in Bartlesville

Jan 24, 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will hold a Meet & Greet in Bartlesville on Sunday afternoon. OLLI Site Coordinator Marlow Bailey in Bartlesville explains the event is geared towards those who are 50 and older. She says the average age for OLLI members in Bartlesville is right around 74 ... read more »

History Museum to Hold Valentines Day Program

Jan 24, 2019

Bartlesville Area History Museum Education Coordinator Betty Keim will present a program on Valentine’s Day. Keim says Valentine’s Day is steeped in tradition and mystery. While there are speculations on its origins, ultimately around the fourteenth century it became known as the &lsq ... read more »

Bartlesville Library to Offer Cooking Classes

Jan 24, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library will be teaming up with Susan Miller, owner of what used to be the Rolling Pin and Bakery and Deli, to offer cooking classes to the public for free. Among other things, Miller will talk about gluten free cooking, roasting veggies and how to take advantage of lo ... read more »