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Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jan 27, 2021

Sherri Wilt with The Greater Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION Wednesday. Wilt shared with us the what nice sucess Christmas in the Ville turned out to be around the Christmas holiday in Bartlesville in 2020.   Wilt was happy to say the festival s ... read more »

Council May Set Election Date for Renewal of Sales Tax

Jan 27, 2021

The Bartlesville Development Authority (BDA) approved to send a request to the City Council to set an election date for the renewal of the quarter-cent Economic Development Sales Tax for Tuesday, April 6th. The BDA met on Wednesday morning. BDA President David Wood said there is a sunset on t ... read more »

Filing Period Set for Three Wash. Co. Municipalities

Jan 27, 2021

Candidates for municipal office in three Washington County municipalities may file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8:00 a.m., Monday, February 1st, 2021 and ends Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. There are offices open for election in the towns of Copan, Ramona, and Ochelata. ... read more »

Phillips 66 Holds COVID Employee Inoculation Clinic

Jan 27, 2021

As reported on Monday, Phillips 66 in Bartlesville is holding a COVID-19 employee inoculation clinic on Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 310 W. 5th. In a statement, Summer Austin with Phillips 66 said: “The Phillips 66 Bartlesville Business Operations & Innovation Center ... read more »

Absentee Ballot Applications Available in Wash. Co.

Jan 27, 2021

Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House says voters in Washington County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the February 9th, Caney Valley Special School or the Collinsville Board of Education Primary, should apply now. Although the County Election Board can ... read more »

Former NASA Administrator Bridenstine takes Oklahoma City job

Jan 27, 2021

After serving as NASA Administrator in the Trump Administration, Jim Bridenstine will be back in Oklahoma working for an Oklahoma City private equity firm. OK Energy Today reports the former 1st District U.S. Representative from Tulsa eagerly sought the NASA position and after gettin ... read more »

Felony Burglary Charges Brought Against Bartlesville Man

Jan 26, 2021

A Bartlesville man was arraigned on Tuesday on a felony count of first degree burglary. David Joe Cook appeared in custody at the Washington County Courthouse on the midday docket. According to an affidavit, Bartlesville police officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Penn Avenue on Monda ... read more »

One Man in Custody After Alleged Chainsaw Incident

Jan 26, 2021

A Bartlesville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday to answer for an alleged assault that occurred in early December. Ashley Yocham was charged with first degree burglary and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon—both felony counts. According to an affidavit ... read more »

Bartlesville Student Recognized at Student Advisory Meeting

Jan 26, 2021

Two Bartlesville students in Elijah Winter and Samantha Simmons are among 97 Oklahoma students who are part of State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister’s Student Advisory Council for 2021. The council met to discuss how they can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. In their first meeting of t ... read more »

How to Schedule a COVID-19 Test

Jan 26, 2021

There have been many questions regarding the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine and how to best schedule an appointment for the injection. The Oklahoma State Department of Health recently released a video showing the best way to go about doing that. Assistant Deputy Director with the Oklahoma St ... read more »

Tower Center Interactive Water Feature Moves Forward

Jan 26, 2021

The Tower Center at Unity Square in downtown Bartlesville is moving closer to seeing an interactive water feature installed. Vice Mayor Alan Gentges said pre-construction meetings are being held. He said they're hoping the construction of the base and water feature aspect of the "Ind ... read more »

Martha's Task Cancels Mardi Gras 2021 in Bartlesville

Jan 26, 2021

Due to an unforeseen circumstance, Martha's Task in Bartlesville is having to cancel Mardi Gras 2021 as it was not able to hold the event as advertised. In a statement, Executive Director Laura Walton said: "We look forward to future events that are less complicated by the impact ... read more »

Tuesday COVID-19 Update

Jan 26, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,571 new COVID-19 cases in Tuesday’s situation update. No local deaths were listed in the report. Data from the Center for Disease Control shows that over 282,000 Oklahomans have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. ... read more »

Women's History to be Explored During Chamber Event

Jan 26, 2021

Kay Little of Little History Adventures will explore women’s history in Washington County during the next Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce “Women in Business” event. The Chamber asks that you join them as they look at area women from the past 100-plus years. They&rs ... read more »

Barnsdall Schools Back to In-Person Learning on Wednesday

Jan 26, 2021

Barnsdall Public Schools will be back to in-person learning on Wednesday. A post on the Barnsdall Public Schools Facebook page says in part that the school is hopeful they won’t have to return to virtual learning again, but if COVID-19 cases were to increase once school resumes, they may ha ... read more »