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Spirit Church to Hold Biggest Egg Drop in Bartlesville

Apr 18, 2019

A helicopter will drop 77,777 Easter eggs all at once during the Easter holiday weekend in Bartlesville. Spirit Church Pastor Darryl Wootton explained that there are so many eggs for their Egg Drop this year because the event has grown significantly since its humble beginnings at their West C ... read more »

Donate Life Reception, More to be Held Monday

Apr 18, 2019

Organ, eye and tissue donors will receive recognition in Bartlesville for their willingness to save lives. The Jane Phillips Medical Center and LifeShare Oklahoma will hold a Donate Life Flag Ceremony for those individuals that have given life on Monday April 22 at 11 a.m. They will be celebr ... read more »

Barr Releases Mueller Report

Apr 18, 2019

U. S. Attorney General William Barr has released the Mueller Report.  Read the redacted version and make up your own mind.     Your browser does not support the iframe HTML tag. Try viewing this in a modern browser like Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer 9 or ... read more »

Osage County Offices Closed for Good Friday

Apr 18, 2019

All Osage Nation offices will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday. Pawhuska Public Schools will also be closed, along with Pawhuska City Hall and the Osage County Courthouse.  ... read more »

Students Safe in Bus Crash

Apr 17, 2019

A Caney Valley School bus was involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon. The bus was rear-ended, but all students are safe and accounted for at this time. There is no report on the condition of the other party involved in the accident.  ... read more »

State Election Board Checks Voter Registrations

Apr 17, 2019

A biennial mandated check on voter registration by the State Election Board has resulted in the removal of more than 3,000 duplicate voter registrations and just over 88,000 inactive voters.   Duplicate registrations that were deleted matched newer registrations by the same person at ... read more »

Price Complex Prepares for the Biggest Work Phase Yet

Apr 17, 2019

Planning Design Group out of Tulsa continues to make strides on the renovations at Price Fields in Bartlesville. Bartlesville City Councilman Jim Curd said they are getting ready to work on the biggest phase of the project. He says Phase Three focuses on the center four fields at the Price Co ... read more »

Washington County Wellness Initiative Continues Survey

Apr 17, 2019

The Washington County Wellness Initiative recently launched their Community Assessment survey. Family Services Manager Jan Boomer said the mission of WCWI is to make sure you are living in a healthy community. Bommer said the survey is representative of 11 working groups that focus on improvi ... read more »

Ag Program to be Discussed in Bond Issue Meeting

Apr 17, 2019

An Agriculture Program will be introduced to Bartlesville Public Schools next year. Superintendent Chuck McCauley said this will be a good opportunity for students to learn public speaking skills while they develop an interest for agriculture. The enrollment process has wrapped up for BPS. Mc ... read more »

Creative Writing Awards Program to be Held Thursday

Apr 17, 2019

A local Creative Writing Awards Program is open to all residents interested in joining the event. Friends of the Bartlesville Public Library will put on the Creative Writing Awards Program. Friends of the Library member Kristin Duncan said she has loved the experience of being in the Creative ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Assault

Apr 17, 2019

A Bartlesville man picked up an assault charge for an incident that took place on Tuesday. Kevin Widener appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing the misdemeanor charge. According to an affidavit, Widener showed up at the new residence of his ex-wife. Widener attempted to go inside ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Apr 16, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after a family domestic incident. Christopher King appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of domestic abuse and obstructing an officer for a weekend incident. According to an affidavit, dispatch advised that a woman called to repo ... read more »

Tulsa Man Leaves Vehicle Rolling Down Highway

Apr 16, 2019

Drugs were believed to be a factor in a peculiar arrest in Washington County early Monday morning. According to an affidavit, Michael Summers of Tulsa had called 911 stating he was scared, unaware of his location and believed that he was being chased by the Mexican mafia. Dispatchers believed ... read more »

Nowata County Adds New Emergency Manager

Apr 17, 2019

Laurie Summers has been appointed as the new Nowata County emergency manager. The move was made official at Monday’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Much like the office of sheriff, the emergency manager role has been a revolving door over the past several years. Summers boa ... read more »

Commissioner Pasley Takes Trip to Washington D.C.

Apr 17, 2019

District Two Board of Osage County Commissioner Kevin Pasley had the opportunity to go Washington D.C for a National Association of Counties Conference back in March and says he learned a lot from the event. Pasley got to talk to, and hear from, a number of people who make Washington their ho ... read more »