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BPD: Alleged Stalker Arrested

May 29, 2024

A Bartlesville man was arrested early Wednesday morning on stalking and other charges.   The Bartlesville Police said in a news release that the Criminal Investigations Division and the Special Operations Team served a search warrant in the 700 Block of SE Concord Drive at 6 AM on We ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Agrees to Acquire Marathon Oil

May 29, 2024

ConocoPhillips announced Wednesday they have acquired Marathon Oil in an all-stock transaction worth more than $17 billion. The enterprise value of the transaction is $22.5 billion, however, it is inclusive of $5.4 billion of net debt. The deal will add 2 billion barrels of resources to C ... read more »

Michael Colaw for Dist. 2 Commissioner in Washington Co.

May 29, 2024

Michael  Colaw, Republican, is running for Washington County District 2 Commissioner, offers a quite a background in corporate, nonprofit, and volunteer positions.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Colaw said he has experience from corporate roles at Arvest Bank, energy compa ... read more »

Bartlesville Chamber Forum Legislative Wrap-up

May 29, 2024

It's your chance to hear is straight from your state legislators as the Greater Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce presents the Bartlesville Chamber Forum Legislative Wrap-up.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Chamber CEO Sherri Wilt invited everyone to the event onTuesday, June ... read more »

FEMA Opens Recovery Center in Barnsdall

May 29, 2024

A Disaster Recovery Center will open Wednesday, May 29, in Osage County to help Oklahomans affected by the April 25 - May 9 severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding continue their recovery. Residents and businesses in FEMA-declared disaster areas — including Osage and ... read more »

F.O.E. Aerie 610 to Feed Barnsdall on Saturday

May 29, 2024

Bartlesville's Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 610 is stepping up to provide a little relief for the citizens of tornado-torn Barnsdall this Saturday around noon.    Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Martin Blum and John Stone with the Eagles said their group will be servin ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged for Attacking Women

May 28, 2024

A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Tuesday afternoon on two charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and threatening to perform an act of violence. According to an affidavit, Brandon Fowler is accused of assaulting two women and a child back on May 7th. Th ... read more »

Collinsville Man Charged with Two Counts of Child Sexual Abuse and More

May 28, 2024

A Collinsville man was seen in Washington County Court on Tuesday on two charges of sexual abuse of a child under 12, lewd or indecent proposal to children under 16, and public intoxication. During a forensic interview conducted on May 15th, the victim’s alleged that Rodger Lewis had in ... read more »

Civitan Park Shade Structure Reinstalled

May 28, 2024

The Civitan Park shade is back.   Crews reinstalled the top part of the frame and awning at Civitan Park on Tuesday.  City of Bartlesville Director of Engineering Micah Siemers says recent rains and muddy ground delayed the project because crews didn't want the crane to ... read more »

Jill Spitzer Reflects on Decision to Retire as Court Clerk

May 28, 2024

Longtime Washington County Court Clerk Jill Spitzer made the decision earlier this year to not run for re-election after 12 years in office.   She says it was a tough decision to make, but she wanted to have more time with her family.   Spitzer was first elected in 2012 ... read more »

Confusion on Agenda Wording at Tuesday's Board Meeting

May 28, 2024

At the final regularly scheduled Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting of each month, there is normally an agenda item that reads, “Audit and allow purchase orders for payment and payroll for payment.”   At Tuesday's meeting, the line, “payroll for payment ... read more »

Osage Co Commissioners Approve Contracts, Look Over Bids

May 28, 2024

At Tuesday's Osage County Commissioners meeting, board members approved and signed contracts with Ben E Keith Foods, CPI Foods Inc., Rambin Petroleum Inc. and Safety-Kleen Systems Inc. They also accepted all bids for tabulation based on price and location for road oil, state spec asphalt and ... read more »

Clean-up Continues in Rogers, Mayes Counties

May 28, 2024

Clean-up continues in Rogers and Mayes counties after this weekend's tornado caused heavy damage in Claremore, Pryor and Salina.   Rogers County officials provided an update on Tuesday to our partners at News On 6 and said that they have crews working long hours to help clean up ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Discuss Deputies and Budgets

May 28, 2024

The Nowata County Commissioners met this Tuesday morning due to the Memorial Day holiday yesterday, and started with announcing the hiring of multiple deputies. Chairman Timmie Benson announced the hirings. Nowata County Sheriff Jason McClain made an appearance to ask the commissioners for a ... read more »

Arvest to Host Rescheduled Homeownership Seminar

May 28, 2024

Arvest will host a lunch and learn for future and current homeowners on Tuesday, June 4, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Arvest Bank east side location north community room at 4225 SE Adams Rd. Originally planned for May, the date was rescheduled due to the power outages that occurred from ... read more »