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Freedom Fest Moving to Sooner Park

May 28, 2020

The Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville has decided to move the annual Freedom Fest to Sooner Park. This year’s celebration is still set for July 4th despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kiwanis Club stated on Facebook “After many years of absence, we are excited to announce the fireworks ... read more »

How to Make Oklahoma's Economic Comeback Faster

May 28, 2020

Lindel Fields, the Superintendent and CEO of Tri County Tech in Bartlesville recently wrote an article focused on Oklahoma’s – as well as America’s – economic recovery amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Oklahoma’s CareerTech system can and will bridge the economic ... read more »

Sheriff Scott Owen on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

May 28, 2020

Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen is running as the incumbent in the upcoming primary election at the end of June.   The Sheriff stopped by Bartlesville Radio Thursday to appear on COMMUNITY CONNECTION to talk about the particulars of the office, the different departments and his ... read more »

WSJ: Apple to Produce Killers of the Flower Moon

May 28, 2020

The Wall Stree Journal reports Apple Inc. has nabbed director Martin Scorsese’s next film, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, according to people familiar with the matter. The project will be Apple’s biggest foray int ... read more »

Man Charged With Shooting With Intent, Facing Three Other Charges

May 27, 2020

A police affidavit states that a Bartlesville man has been arrested on charges of shooting with intent to kill, robbery with a firearm, kidnapping and pointing a firearm. Officers were dispatched to 117 W. Park Street in Bartlesville on Monday in reference to a shooting involving the defendan ... read more »

Captain America, Wonder Woman Visit Bartlesville

May 27, 2020

Captain America and Wonder Woman with a charity group called Real Okie Superheroes were in Bartlesville last Saturday to bring smiles to children stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Arlene Laxamana, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, of Glenpool, said they originally came to Bartlesville because th ... read more »

Commissioners Sign Utility Permits at Tuesday's Meeting

May 27, 2020

There were four utility permits signed at Tuesday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting. District three commissioner Darren McKinney says the utility permit he signed is for the Green Country Fire Department and they will be cutting the road, but he feels safe in allowing the company ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Kennedy Building in Executive Session

May 27, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners went into executive session on Tuesday morning with District Attorney Mike Fisher to discuss what they have the ability to do with the Kennedy Building in Pawhuska.   Back in August 2017, the Kennedy Building went up for auction and was sold fo ... read more »

Bevan Creek Bridge Project Closer to Completion

May 27, 2020

The Bevan Creek Bridge project is nearly complete as B L Tower Construction hopes rain will stay of the southern portion of Washington County. District Three Commissioner Mike Dunlap said the group has worked hard on the project. He said he appreciates everything the crew has done to bring th ... read more »

Two More COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Washington County

May 27, 2020

There are four additional COVID-19 related deaths being reported across the state of Oklahoma, including two females residing in Washington County in the 65 year or older age group.  This brings the death toll in Washington County to 35 and the state total to 322. There are now 314 cases ... read more »

Red Cross In Need of Blood Donations

May 27, 2020

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily paused earlier this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In recent weeks, hospital demand for blood prod ... read more »

Former Creamery Purchased for Future Development

May 27, 2020

The Bartlesville Development Authority approved a proposal to purchase the former Crystal Creamery building at 515 W. Frank Phillips Boulevard for $165,000. The BDA also approved for renovations not to exceed $2-million for leaseback to Mark Spencer for locating a boutique butchery, dairy, an ... read more »

OKWU Announces Spring 2020 Academic Honors

May 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic changed the lives of college students across the nation, but it did not stop Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s finest from striving academically. More than 200 students are being honored for their academic achievement during the Spring 2020 semester. The President& ... read more »

Chamber's Legislative Wrap-up Virtual Forum

May 27, 2020

Sherri Wilt with the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce appeared on COMMUNITY CONNECTION Wednesday to invite you to the Virtual Legislative Wrap Up Forum on June 2, 2020  This virtual forum will feature Senator Julie Daniels, and Representatives Judd Strom and Derrel Fincher. Despite COVID ... read more »

March for Jesus

May 27, 2020

  MARCH FOR JESUS ON COMMUNITY CONNECTION Click here to download the PraiseWalk-Guide.pdf ... read more »