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Tower Center at Unity Square to Unite Northeast Oklahoma

Mar 29, 2019

Dignitaries broke ground midday Friday at the corner of Silas Street and Osage Avenue near the Bartlesville Community Center. The ceremonial groundbreaking was for the highly anticipated Tower Center at Unity Square project.   Oklahoma Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell was one of those digni ... read more »

Rogers State Scholarship Breakfast Held Friday

Mar 29, 2019

Roger State University’s 10th Annual Bartlesville Scholarship Breakfast was held Friday morning at the Bartlesville Community Center. This was RSU’s fundraising effort to provide funds to benefit local students with restricted scholarships. Russel Arellanes, a 2016 RSU alum and pa ... read more »

Cherokee Area Council Looking to Fill District Director Role

Mar 29, 2019

District Director Ken White will return home to Tulsa after serving two and a half years with the Cherokee Area Council Boy Scouts of America. Scout Executive Phillip Wright says White will serve the Indian Nations Council starting Monday, April 1st.  Wright says they will miss the 16-ye ... read more »

Housing Authority to be Topic of Discussion Monday Morning

Mar 29, 2019

The Osage Board of County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska to talk about a number of things. Hominy City Manager Jimmy D. Ratliff will be at the meeting looking for funding assistance from the county for phone system upgrades in the city of Hominy. This wou ... read more »

Police Arrest Suspect in Thursday Bartlesville Shooting

Mar 28, 2019

Bartlesville Police will soon have 24-year-old Caleb Logan McCabe in custody. McCabe allegedly fled the scene of the shooting near Madison Middle School Thursday morning. The Bristow Police Department arrested McCabe in the Bristow Walmart Thursday afternoon. A citizen in the area recognized a ph ... read more »

Sen. Daniels Reflects on Free Speech, Trip to D.C.

Mar 28, 2019

United States President Donald Trump recently invited Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels to the White House. Trump signed an executive order Thursday, March 21st in Washington, D.C. to ensure freedom of expression on college campuses in America. Daniels received an invite to the capitol bec ... read more »

Closure Planned to Facilitate Price Road Project

Mar 28, 2019

Locust Road in Bartlesville will be closed between Price Road and just south of the north entrance of the Jo Allyn Lowe Park parking lot starting Monday, April 1st. This is scheduled to help facilitate the ongoing Price Road Rehabilitation project.   Director of Engineering Micah Sei ... read more »

Dewey's Tanner Braden Wins Big in Rodeo Finals

Mar 28, 2019

Dewey's own Tanner Braden recently competed at the year-end RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Kissimmee, Florida and walked away a big winner.   There are 13 circuits across the United States. Braden had to win his area circuit just to compete at the finals in Kissimmee. While ... read more »

State House Considers Bills That Benefit Teachers

Mar 28, 2019

The Oklahoma State House advanced a number of bills this session aimed at increasing pay for teachers and to get more money directly to our public school classrooms.    House Bill 1780 would provide teachers an across-the-board pay raise of $1,200. Coupled with last year’s ... read more »

Remains Identified of Bartlesville Man Gone Missing

Mar 28, 2019

The remains of a 33-year-old Bartlesville man that disappeared while hiking nearly two years ago have been found. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Arkansas identified a skull found near Devil’s Den State Park as that of Rodney Letterman.   Letterman was last seen ... read more »

Three Inducted into Educator Hall of Fame Thursday

Mar 28, 2019

Three were inducted into the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation’s Educator Hall of Fame Thursday morning. BPS Foundation Executive Director Blair Ellis said Thursday that the breakfast is another great way to advocate and value education and educators. Ellis said the Educator Hal ... read more »

Rogers State to Hold Scholarship Breakfast Friday

Mar 28, 2019

Roger State University’s 10th Annual Bartlesville Scholarship Breakfast will take place Friday. RSU Development Manager Angie Thompson says they have added a celebratory piece to their breakfast this year.   She says this year they have collected a group of students and alums t ... read more »

One Injured in Collision Outside Owasso Wednesday

Mar 27, 2019

An injury collision occurred around 4 o’clock Wednesday afternoon on State Highway 20 a mile and a half east of Owasso. 35-year-old Erin Gentry of Owasso was driving her 2005 Nissan Altima westbound on SH-20 when her vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic. Gentry was allegedly impaired b ... read more »

Bid Alternates, More Tabled for Tower Center Project

Mar 27, 2019

Bid alternates and unit price items were discussed at the Tower Green Design Committee meeting on Wednesday in Bartlesville City Hall. Those bid alternates and unit price items for the Tower Center at Unity Square Project were presented by Scott Ambler with Ambler Architects.   Wate ... read more »

Chamber Preparing for Day at the Capitol, More

Mar 27, 2019

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce will hold two events on Wednesday, April 10th. Chamber President Sherri Wilt says there will be a Women in Business Luncheon from 11:30 to 1:00 PM that Wednesday. The theme for the event is "Becoming the Best You." Wilt says this is a great time to m ... read more »