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Nowata County Commissioners Approve Laptop Purchase for Emergency Management

Jan 29, 2024

The Nowata County Commissioners met Monday morning for their last meeting for the month of January with a shorter than normal agenda. The commissioners approved a declaration to surplus old finger print machines from the jail. The commissioners later approved a laptop purchase with ARPA funds ... read more »

Two-Vehicle Crash in Downtown Bartlesville

Jan 29, 2024

A two-vehicle crash in downtown Bartlesville snarled local traffic around 8am Monday morning.   Bartlesville Police Capt. Daniel Elkins said it happened in the intersection of Frank Phillips and Johnstone when the drivers of each vehicle thought it was their turn to enter the interse ... read more »

Congressman Josh Brecheen Reschedules Telephone Town Hall to February 6th at 7 PM CT

Jan 29, 2024

The Office of Congressman Josh Brecheen announced today that the telephone town hall originally scheduled for January 30th has been moved to Tuesday, February 6th at 7 PM CT. The change in schedule is due to tomorrow’s House Homeland Security Committee markup of impeachment ar ... read more »

BCCSA: Empire Trio Sings Music from the Movies

Jan 29, 2024

The Bartlesville Commuity Concert Series hosts The Empire Trio on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 – 7:30 PM at the Center in Bartlesville.   Adele Register with BCCSA was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION. She told us that the Empire Trio presents the most beloved and famous songs ... read more »

Osage Nation To Visit Sacred Sites in St. Louis

Jan 29, 2024

History has a wide scope of areas that it uncovers as it broadens with the decades, but sometimes we must go back in time to relive history. The Osage Nation Historic Preservation Office is taking a trip to St. Louis for exactly that purpose. From March 18-22, 2024, The ONHPO will be visiting ... read more »

Oklahoma US Senator Lankford Censured by Oklahoma GOP; Responds to Rumors

Jan 29, 2024

Sen. James Lankford has been censured by the Oklahoma GOP.   OKCFOX.com reports that on Saturday the Oklahoma GOP State Committee revealed its resolution entitled 'Condemning & Censuring Senator Lanford's Open Border Deal.'   The resolution is censuring L ... read more »

Bartlesville Splash Club Seeks Sponsors

Jan 29, 2024

  Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Friday was Bartlesville Splash Club Executive Director Chad Englehart and Jen Williams. Chad shared some of the history of Splash Club. Kenneth Treadway founded the Phillips 66 Splash Club on December 6, 1950. Since then, thousands of swimmer ... read more »

Walters Faces Blowback for Putting 'Libs of TikTok' Creator on Library Panel

Jan 26, 2024

By Sean Murphy Associated Press Oklahoma's new Republican superintendent of public schools is facing bipartisan criticism for appointing a right-wing social media influencer from New York to a state library advisory committee. Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters anno ... read more »

Governor Stitt Backing Texas in Southern Border Crisis

Jan 26, 2024

A Supreme Court decision was handed down on Monday that stated the federal government can remove razor wire that has been erected by Texas law enforcement on the southern border. The Texas National Guard has appeared to disregard that decision and Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has came out to say ... read more »

Nowata Woman Arrested with Nearly 30 Grams of Meth

Jan 26, 2024

A Nowata woman was arrested on Wednesday, January 24 around 11:00 p.m by the Nowata County Sheriff's Office for drug trafficking. A Deputy stopped Teresa' Goff’s vehicle on Highway 169 south of Nowata for two traffic violations.  A drug dog alert led to a search of the vehi ... read more »

Osage Co Commissioners to Meet After Two Week Break

Jan 26, 2024

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will convene for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning after weather prevented them from meeting during this past week. According to an agenda posted online, the Board will consider signing a resolution that would authorize ... read more »

American Red Cross Blood Drive To Be Held at Bartlesville Public Library

Jan 26, 2024

Among the things to donate there’s the donation of blood, and unlike the movies with the vampires, your blood will make it to its intended destination. American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive in the Bartlesville Public Library Meeting Room A on February 26 at 11:30 a.m. Appoint ... read more »

Splash Club Seeks Sponsors

Jan 26, 2024

  Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Friday was Splash Club Executive Director Chad Englehart and Jen Williams. Chad shared some of the history of Splash Club.   Kenneth Treadway founded the Phillips 66 Splash Club on December 6, 1950.  Since then thousands of swimmer ... read more »

The Space Race: The Untold Story of the First Black Astronauts

Jan 26, 2024

A track race….try a space race. Bartlesville District Science Fair will be holding a free, early, screening of The Space Race: The Untold Story of the First Black Astronauts, a documentary by National Geographic. The film will be shown at Bartlesville High school in the Fine Arts C ... read more »

40 Under 40 Emerging Stars of Bartlesville Award

Jan 26, 2024

Young, dumb, and broke is a phrase well used….but what about young, successful, ambitious? Young Professionals of Bartlesville and Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce gives you the chance to change the tides of who sees who in the community for their outstanding professional leadership an ... read more »