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Hydrant Testing, Flushing Continues in Bartlesville

Apr 25, 2019

The City of Bartlesville’s Water Utilities Department continues their fire hydrant flushing and testing efforts. On Monday, April 29th, fire hydrants in Zone 6 will be tested and flushed. This is 11th Street south to Sand Creek from the Caney River west to the railroad tracks. When ... read more »

Park Pavilion to be Dedicated Friday in Bartlesville

Apr 24, 2019

A dedication ceremony will take place at Civitan Park which is known by local youth as the “Dinosaur Park.” The dedication ceremony comes approximately one week after severe weather destroyed the shadow cover that was draped over the Dinosaur Parks playground equipment. Civitan Cl ... read more »

Kiwanis Fishing Derby Set for Mothers Day Weekend

Apr 25, 2019

A retired professional Bass Master from Kansas will emcee a May Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville event. Retired Bass Master Rick Wilson will be in attendance for the 68th Kiwanis Fishing Derby. The fishing fun will take place on Mother's Day Weekend. Kiwanis Director Konrad Brandemuhl sai ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Launch Program for Senior Veterans

Apr 24, 2019

The Bartlesville Police Department has launched a new program pairing officers with senior military veterans in the community for a monthly lunch. A veteran himself, BPD Sergeant Jim Warring said he put the program together to give back to those veterans that have served. He said this is a wa ... read more »

Portion of South Cherokee Avenue to be Blocked Off

Apr 24, 2019

Oklahoma Natural Gas will have the 1300 block of South Cherokee Avenue blocked off beginning at 8:00 a.m., Thursday, April 25, 2019.  This is between Central Middle School and Bartlesville High School. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said only the northbound lane will be affecte ... read more »

Copan Water Rights Become Feasible Across the Region

Apr 24, 2019

Water purchases from Copan Lake became feasible Wednesday for the City of Bartlesville. Bartlesville Mayor Dale Copeland said they are anticipating exciting changes. Through the 2018 America’s Water Infrastructure Act authored by Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe, the senior member of the Sen ... read more »

Chamber Building to Benefit from Classic Golf Tournament

Apr 24, 2019

The Depot Preservation Fund for the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce will benefit from a golf fundraiser Thursday Chamber Executive Director Sherri Wilt said they got a great line-up of teams and sponsors to make this year's Classic Golf Tournament spectacular. She said the fundraiser wil ... read more »

Roy Clark Memorial Rodeo Set to Kickoff Friday

Apr 24, 2019

The First Annual Roy Clark Memorial Rodeo is this weekend in Pawhuska and its purpose it to benefit the American Therapeutic Riding Center. Executive Director for the Riding Center, Denise Ward, could not be more excited for the event. Roy Clark, along with his wife Barbara, have always had a ... read more »

Bartlesville Sales Tax Collection Grows Slightly in April

Apr 24, 2019

Sales tax collections went up this month in the City of Bartlesville. Finance Director Jason Muninger said that it was only a slight increase and that it was not an increase like the City has seen in past months. He added that any increase is positive though. Overall collection was up jus ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Child Abuse

Apr 24, 2019

A Bartlesville man has been charged with child abuse after allegedly spanking a five year old girl with excessive force.   This past Saturday, Robert Pierson had put the girl to bed when he heard crying. Pierson then entered the room to spank the child. The mother, who was in the oth ... read more »

Chamber Luncheon to Feature Sen. Lankford Friday

Apr 24, 2019

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford will be in Bartlesville on Friday. Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sherri Wilt said Sen. Lankford will speak at the Bartlesville Community Center during the Chamber's 5th Forum Luncheon. Wilt said there is obviously no shortage of th ... read more »

Bartlesville Schools Holds Meeting to Talk About Bond Issue

Apr 24, 2019

The Bartlesville School Board met for the final special called meeting Wednesday afternoon to discuss an upcoming bond issue they hope to let citizens vote on in August.   Superintendent Chuck McCauley said it is important to note that this will not include a tax increase and the mil ... read more »

Oklahoma to Become Purple Heart State Next Fall

Apr 24, 2019

Oklahoma will be designated as a Purple Heart State beginning November 1st. Navy veteran and Senator Frank Simpson from Springer, Oklahoma said he authored Senate Bill 232 to give Oklahoma’s Purple Heart recipients the recognition they deserve. Sen. Simpson said there is no greater sacr ... read more »

Fairfax Hospital Employees Getting Back Pay

Apr 24, 2019

Fairfax Community Hospital employees haven’t received a paycheck in four months. The city of Fairfax had filed a petition in North Carolina Bankruptcy Court to get that pay. On Tuesday, a trustee granted the petition to pay some of its employees for four weeks of back pay. There may be ... read more »