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City Council Stands by Governor; Leaves Masks as Recommendation

Apr 30, 2020

The Bartlesville City Council discussed its COVID-19 mitigation measures on Thursday night in a special meeting. Ultimately, most of what the council approved reflects Governor Kevin Stitt’s “Open Up & Recover Safely” plan. Businesses like restaurants (tables 9 feet apart), ... read more »

Fly Over Salute Takes Place in Bartlesville on Thursday

Apr 30, 2020

Vipers from the 138th Fighter Wing flew over Bartlesville on Thursday afternoon to perform a flyover salute to Oklahoma's front line healthcare heroes, first responders and essential employees. To the dismay of many, the jets flew by, not over, the Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Medical ... read more »

North 4020 Road to Close for Bridge Repairs

Apr 30, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners have announced that North 4020 Road between West 2800 and West 2900 will be closed for bridge repair. The work will begin on Monday, May 4th. This work will last for up to 30 days, depending on weather. ... read more »

National Guard to Clean Local Long-Term Care Homes

Apr 30, 2020

The National Guard 63rd Civil Support Team will be in Bartlesville in May to conduct cleaning and disinfection services at two local long-term living facilities where several patients and staff members tested positive recently for COVID-19. The National Guard team will be at the following loc ... read more »

Stitt Speaks Ahead of Phase One Re-Opening

Apr 30, 2020

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt gave an update on the current status of the state during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Stitt spoke on several different topics ahead of Friday’s first phase of re-opening across the state. Governor Stitt announced that all hospitals and nursing homes were ... read more »

Man Allegedly Assaults Woman with Coffee Mug

Apr 30, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested for an alleged domestic abuse incident that involved hitting a female victim on the head with a mug of hot coffee. Kelly Stokes stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing one count of domestic abuse. According to an affidavit, a ... read more »

Arvest Bank Wins J.D. Power Award

Apr 30, 2020

Once again, Arvest Bank ranks highest among its competitors in the Southwest and South Central Region in customer satisfaction and retail banking. This is according to a J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study released on Thursday. Whitney Watson, the Sales Manager for Arvest B ... read more »