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Dewey Class of 2020 Graduates

Jul 17, 2020

Dewey Schools held a parade in May allowing the 85 seniors to receive their diplomas. On Friday evening, a more traditional ceremony was held at Bulldogger Stadium. Here is High School Principal Brent Dugger closing out the evening’s festivities. The Class President was Jayce Guilfoyle, ... read more »

36 Graduate from Oklahoma Union on Friday

Jul 17, 2020

In a time where many have held virtual or drive-by graduations during the coronavirus pandemic, the Oklahoma Union Class of 2020 took part in a traditional commencement ceremony on Friday night. The graduating class was presented to members of the school board, faculty, families and guests. ... read more »

Unity Forum to be Held at Unity Square in August

Jul 17, 2020

An event titled “Bartlesville Diversity Unity Forum” will take place next month, and topics such as diversity, inequality and race will be discussed. Sharon Reese, the Director of Veterans Connection Organization in Bartlesville, is one of twelve Inclusion and Diversity panelists. ... read more »

BPD K9 Team Helps in Arrest of Nowata Man

Jul 17, 2020

The Bartlesville Police Department Community Impact K9 Team and agents with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics served a search warrant in Nowata, Oklahoma on Thursday evening. Officers arrested 51-year-old Von Britton Toth of Nowata at approximately 6:00 p.m. on trafficking Methamphetamine, and ... read more »

Jeep Flips at Tuxedo and Chowell in Bartlesville

Jul 17, 2020

An accident at Tuxedo Boulevard and Chowell Avenue near Thompson Brothers Industrial Supplies in Bartlesville left an orange Jeep flipped on its side. The accident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon. According to Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, the Jeep headed s ... read more »

Lenapah Man Charged with Embezzlement

Jul 17, 2020

A Lenapah man appeared in Washington County Court on Friday. Brian Shufeldt was facing felony allegations of embezzlement. Shufeldt appeared out of custody but was sanctioned to the Washington County Jail when a $500 bond was set. Shufeldt turned himself in on the recommendation of his attorney. ... read more »

Pawhuska Becoming Attractive for Movie Producers

Jul 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to the early phases of producing, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” across Osage County. At last check, the hope is to have the film released in 2021, but in the meantime Chamber of Commerce Director for the City of Pawhuska, Joni Nash, is doing all she ca ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

Jul 17, 2020

A 19-year-old Bartlesville man appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. Gabriel Jackson is facing charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance and carrying a weapon, both misdemeanor counts. Court documents allege that Jackson was in possession ... read more »

Fire Truck Must be Totaled in Pawhuska

Jul 17, 2020

One of the fire trucks in Pawhuska has a fracture on the frame of the ladder. They are currently unable to use that ladder. It would be cheaper to total the truck then it would be to attempt to fix it. City Manager Tonya Bright explains the situation the city is currently in. City Attorney Jo ... read more »

Police Save Mans Life at Lighthouse Outreach Center

Jul 17, 2020

The Bartlesville Police Department saved a man's life at a homeless shelter in Bartlesville this week. Celeste Fraser, the Assistant Director at the Lighthouse Outreach Center, said the man that was saved was on drugs, and his condition worsened throughout the day of the incident. Fraser ... read more »

Pawhuska Code Enforcer Says Things Are Going Well in Town

Jul 17, 2020

Pawhuska Code Enforcer Steve Hughes has been working hard to keep the city in good working order. At a recent city council meeting, Hughes discussed what has been going on across town. Hughes says the City has been taking care of some abated property. Notices have been sent out, but there hav ... read more »

Big Brothers/Big Sisters BIG Event

Jul 17, 2020

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Oklahoma invite you to 'Shake, Rattle & Rol'l on over to Pop’s Doo Wop Diner for their virtual BIG Event and curbside dinner pickup Saturday, August 29, 2020.   The BIG Event features an Interactive Songbox Music Bingo carried on KWONTV.c ... read more »

Agape Mission's "Empty Bowls" Goes Virtual

Jul 17, 2020

Every year, Agape Mission holds the Empty Bowls fundraiser that features lots of beautiful hand-painted bowls and samplings from many local eateries, but Exective Director Sherri Smith says the due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's event will be virtual at http://agapebartlesville.co ... read more »

State Question 810 Withdrawn

Jul 17, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, a Republican from Oklahoma City, released the following statement Friday regarding the decision of proponents of State Question 810 to withdraw their initiative petition: “The whole idea that redistricting in Oklahoma is broken is a made-up narra ... read more »

Commissioners to Get Updates From County Leaders on Monday

Jul 17, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds Monday morning and get updates from several leaders in the community. Free Fair Board President Macy Strom will be on hand discussing the possibility of proceeding with or even the cancelati ... read more »