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Sooner Junior Reopens July 3

May 29, 2020

The Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville has announced the reopening of a family tradition here in Bartlesville. Sooner Junior Mini Golf Course will reopen on July 3rd, 2020. The Kiwanis Club wanted to open back up the course to commemorate the return of their fireworks to Sooner Park on the same wee ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Next Friday

May 29, 2020

 Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House reminds you that Friday June 5th, 2020 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the June 30th,2020, Primary Election. House said that persons who are United States Citizens, residents of Ok ... read more »

BPD Looks for Suspect Using Counterfeit Money

May 29, 2020

According to Crime Stoppers of Bartlesville/Washington County, the Bartlesville area has been experiencing counterfeit money being passed at our local stores. The Bartlesville Police Department has tied it to a female suspect that is believed to be involved in multiple incidents where counter ... read more »

Public Hearing Set for 2020-21 Fiscal Year Budget

May 29, 2020

The Bartlesville City Council will consider final adoption of the 2020-21 Fiscal Year budget during a videoconference meeting set to begin at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1st via Zoom. A public hearing will be held during the meeting so that citizens can weigh in on budget issues prior to council co ... read more »

PODCAST: Capitol Call 5-28-20

May 29, 2020

Our last Capitol Call of the 2020 session powered by Phillips 66 featured both a look back on a rather unusual session highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic and a contentious budget process with the Governor along with a look ahead for the state of Oklahoma. Senator Julie Daniels explained her ... read more »

Preliminary Hearing Set for Couple Accused of Sexual Abuse

May 28, 2020

A preliminary hearing is set for June 16 for a couple accused of sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl in Bartlesville. Due to administrative order pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic the hearing was moved from its previously scheduled date of April 28. Kendall and Ashley Burnett each face seve ... read more »

Pawhuska Students Honored With Award

May 28, 2020

There are nine students from Pawhuska Public Schools who are getting recognized for being accepted into the 2020 Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society. This is an honor the Oklahoma Council for Indian Education gives out to students each year. Kaitlyn Adkins, Shelby Bute, Jozelyn Brace, Easto ... read more »

Arvest Bank Launches Zelle in Online, Mobile Banking

May 28, 2020

Arvest Bank announced on Thursday the availability of Zelle in its online banking and mobile app platforms. Zelle is a fast, safe and easy way to send money to family, friends and other trusted recipients. Zelle is accessible via Arvest’s Online Banking with BlueIQ™ and its mobile ... read more »

Oklahoman's Continue to File for Unemployment

May 28, 2020

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission is reporting that more than 32,000 Oklahoman's filed for unemployment benefits during the week ending May 23rd. This is a decrease of 1,300 applicants from the previous week. More than 480,000 unemployment claims have been filed across the state sin ... read more »

Resolution Passes for Potential Economic Relief Program

May 28, 2020

In late-March, the Bartlesville City Council directed the Bartlesville Development Authority to form an Economic Recovery Task Force. That task force has met, and there is some concern for the smallest, and most vulnerable, of businesses that may not have been able to benefit from federal pro ... read more »

Custom Molding Gets Approval on Loan Forbearance

May 28, 2020

A request from Custom Molding Services for a one-year forbearance on their forgivable loan was discussed by the Bartlesville Development Authority in a virtual meeting on Wednesday. BDA President David Wood said Custom Molding Services acquired the former Voice of the Martyr's building lo ... read more »

Sales Tax Cash Fund Amendment Approved

May 28, 2020

During the Washington County Commissioners' meeting this week, an amendment regarding the allocation of the sales tax cash fund was discussed. In November 2019, Commissioner Mitch Antle said they signed a resolution after Washington County residents voted to renew the quarter-cent sales t ... read more »

Minimal Change in COVID Numbers Locally

May 28, 2020

Just one new COVID-19 case is being reported locally by the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Thursday. The additional case came in Osage County. That brings Osage to 94 cases, eight deaths and 82 recoveries. Washington County saw no additional cases or deaths being reported. There are ... read more »

OHP: Fatality Accident on US-169 Near Oklahoma Union

May 28, 2020

Both lanes of traffic on US-169 just north of Oklahoma Union in Nowata County are now open following an early morning fatality collision just before 7 a.m.. We are working on getting the official details regarding the collision.    ... read more »

Funds Being Raised for Dewey Firework Show

May 28, 2020

The Dewey Civic Association's Vice President, Travis Miller, said they are trying to raise money to do the Fourth of July fireworks show for the City of Dewey. The goal is to raise $7,000. Miller said they will not be doing certain functions like the duck races or handing out watermelon s ... read more »