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Bartlesville Woman Allegedly Assaults Husband with Hammer

Oct 16, 2018

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on a warrant after allegedly assaulting her husband with a hammer. Megan Wickham made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon for an incident that took place on March 4. According to a ... read more »

Nowata Police Seek Delaware Fugitive

Oct 16, 2018

The Nowata Police Department is asking for your help to locate a Delaware resident.  According to the department's Facebook post, Eric Anthony  Whitney is well known by law enforcement in Nowata County.  The post states that Whitney allegedly tried to run over a South Coffe ... read more »

New Dewey Police Building Making Progress

Oct 15, 2018

A short Dewey Public Works Authority meeting followed the Dewey City Council meeting Monday night. Of note, Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease says he’s working with a contractor to work on the framing for the new police department. The work, Trease says, could start in a week. Trease ... read more »

Caney Valley Ready For Thursday Matchup with Dewey

Oct 15, 2018

The Caney Valley Trojans currently sit at 2-5 on the season and find themselves knocked out of playoff contention after the team’s fourth consecutive loss in district play. The Trojans offense kicked itself into gear though putting up 36 points against Haskell last week. The Trojans rem ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners Discuss Tourism

Oct 15, 2018

The Osage Board of County Commissioners met on Monday and discussed various items. Kelly Bland, the Executive Director of Osage County Tourism, reported on how the area had been doing in attracting tourist.  Bland went on to request funds from the board. The board approved $500 in ad ... read more »

Dewey Woman Arrested for Public Intoxication

Oct 15, 2018

Officers responded to call about a naked woman in the front yard of a residence in Ramona late Sunday Morning, which led to an arrest. Police believed 33-year-old Erin Kirchner was under the influence of drugs when they found her at a residence on 3900 road. When police questioned Kirchner sh ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Domestic Abuse Charge

Oct 15, 2018

A Bartlesville man appeared in court on Monday facing charges stemming from an alleged alcohol-fueled domestic incident. Matthew Rice was presented with a misdemeanor charge of domestic abuse by strangulation for an incident that took place last Friday. According to an affidavit, Rice and his ... read more »

More Updates Coming to Bartlesville School Board

Oct 15, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board will hear updates from district schools for the second straight week in a special meeting Tuesday. Schools included for site updates at 11 Tuesday morning include the Bartlesville High School, Richard Kane Elementary, Wayside Elementary and Ranch Heights Elementa ... read more »

Mistletoe Market Seeks Local Vendors

Oct 15, 2018

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce seeks vendors for their first time Mistletoe Market. The Mistletoe Market is the newest addition to the chamber's Christmas in the Ville Festival. The Market will be held December 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd this year. They are currently searching for a cu ... read more »

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President Set to Retire

Oct 15, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University announces that University President Dr. Everett Piper will retire at the end of his contract. Dr. Piper says his contract ends in June of 2020 and that he believes announcing his retirement now will help the university to find a replacement in a healthy way. D ... read more »

Commissioners Fill Vacant Washington County Free Fair Position

Oct 15, 2018

Residents in the NE Home Ave and Tuxedo areas near Bartlesville send letters to the Washington County Board of Commissioners to review Monday. The commissioners acknowledged the letters regarding some concern about a structure in the area. Commissioner Mitch Antle says they will write a lette ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Recognize 4-H Week

Oct 15, 2018

The Oklahoma Union 4-H club presented a proclamation declaring National 4-H week in Nowata County at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Travis Dick, Daniel Moody, Chesnee McGovern and Kassidy Kuehn all shared in the reading of the proclamation. Although 4-H wee ... read more »

Early Morning Accident Closes U. S. 75

Oct 15, 2018

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol opened the inside lane of U.S. 75 at 2900 near Ochelata at about 3:10 Monday morning.  It was closed from about 1:30 until 3:10 because of an injury collision.  The outside lane remains closed. ... read more »

Fairfax Business Selling Marijuana Plants

Oct 15, 2018

The operator of one of Oklahoma's first medical marijuana businesses says he's selling all of the seedlings he can produce.   Scott Huffman owns Wild Herb LLC in Fairfax . Huffman says the business produces about 40 marijuana seedlings a week and planned to sell seedlings to ... read more »

Roden Judged Not-Guilty of Pipe Bombing Incident

Oct 15, 2018

A man accused of detonating a pipe bomb outside an Oklahoma military recruiting station has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.   Court records in Tulsa indicate a federal judge handed down the verdict Tuesday to 29-year-old Benjamin Roden. The former Air Force senior airman ... read more »