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Next Leaf, Grass Collection Dates Announced

Mar 11, 2020

The City of Bartlesville’s Solid Waste Department will conduct the next free leaf and grass collection for Bartlesville residents the week of May 4th through May 8th. Public Works Director Keith Henry said this is a service the City provides multiple times each year to help residents di ... read more »

Riders on the Orphan Train is Coming to the Library

Mar 11, 2020

The Bartlesville Public Library will present “Riders on the Orphan Train” from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30th in the Library’s Meeting Room A, located at 600 S. Johnstone Ave. This one-hour multimedia presentation includes live music by Phillip Lancaster and Alison ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Introduces Behind the Badge Podcast

Mar 11, 2020

An introduction to a new podcast set to launch in Bartlesville, which is aimed at keeping the public in touch with the city's law enforcers, was released on Wednesday. The name of the podcast is called “Behind the Badge,” and it will be a platform for the Bartlesville Police D ... read more »

National Day of Prayer to be Held at Tower Center

Mar 10, 2020

Prayer will come to a new green space in the City of Bartlesville when spring arrives. The annual local prayer event for the National Day of Prayer will be Thursday, May 7th, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at Tower Center at Unity Square in Downtown Bartlesville (pictured under construction). Mu ... read more »

Worker Falls Through Skylight at City of Bartlesville Operations Center

Mar 11, 2020

Following up on reports to our newsroom of an injured worker at the City of Bartlesville Operations Center, we reached out to City Chief Communication officer Kelli Williams for details.   Kelli Williams responded to our questions with this statement:   "On March 10 ... read more »

Tulsa Airport Offers Spring Break Travel Tips

Mar 11, 2020

Spring break begins next week and the airport is planning for the busy weeks ahead. Throughout the next two weeks (Oklahoma and Arkansas spring break season), passengers departing before 8 AM should arrive two hours prior to their scheduled departure time - keeping in mind the checkpoint does not ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Another DUI

Mar 09, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested on his second driving under the influence charge this calendar year. Garrett Kitchel appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing the felony charge. Kitchel appeared out of custody after posting a $10,000 bond. According to an affidavit, office ... read more »

Hotel, Downtown Wifi, More Suggested for Dewey's Growth

Mar 10, 2020

An Economic Development Action Plan is in the City of Dewey’s hands after the consultant and founder of Community Growth Strategies, LLC out of Osage Beach, Missouri presented the plans on Tuesday night. During the Dewey Economic Development Authority meeting, Jim Fram (pictured) gave g ... read more »

Pawhuska Council Receives Promissory Note Tuesday Night

Mar 10, 2020

The Pawhuska City Council met Tuesday evening for a regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall and received a near 1.3 million dollar promissory note from American Heritage Bank to help make repairs to the city water tank.   Pawhuska Police Chief Nick Mahoney reported that as soon as t ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Member Honored at Final Meeting

Mar 10, 2020

Monday evening's school board meeting in Pawhuska marked the final one for board member Patricia Counts, as she will be stepping away from her post. Counts served on the board for five years and she said she enjoyed every minute of it.   Superintendent David Cash enjoyed being ab ... read more »

History Museum to Host Spring Break Mini Camp

Mar 10, 2020

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will feature “Cooweescoowee Kids: A spring break mini-camp” from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17th and Wednesday, March 18th. The program is open to kids grades two through five. BAHM Coordinator Heather Hutto said this is a unique way f ... read more »

Nowata Man Sentenced in Gun Burglary Case

Mar 10, 2020

A Nowata man was sentenced to five years in prison after entering a guilty plea on firearm charges. Jeremiah Grady appeared in court last month. The Nowata County Sheriff’s Facebook page posted an update on the case on Tuesday afternoon. Grady was initially charged with burglary in the ... read more »

DPS Releases Letter to Parents About Corona Virus

Mar 10, 2020

Dewey Public Schools has addressed parents, students, and school staff members about the Corona virus ahead of Spring Break. In a letter released on Monday, DPS said: “The Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Oklahoma State Department of Education are partnering to provide ... read more »

City to Hold Water Rights Signing Ceremony

Mar 10, 2020

Several local officials including United States senator for Oklahoma Jim Inhofe will be in attendance for a water supply signing ceremony at Bartlesville City Hall on March 18. The ceremony will help mark the City's next step in securing long-term potable water supply for Bartlesville and the ... read more »

Language Arts Program Helping Pawhuska Elementary Students

Mar 10, 2020

Pawhuska Public Schools is using a language arts program called Lexia Learning, which is targeted at elementary school students to make them better readers, speakers, spellers and writers. It is an individualized plan for each student and Superintendent David Cash believes this will help their st ... read more »