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T. J. Maxx Opens in Bartlesville

Oct 08, 2017

There was a second grand openiong at the Silver Lake Village Shopping Center Sunday morning.  T.J. Maxx opened at 8 o'clock in the morning.     As part of the opening event, T. J. Maxx management presented a 10 thousand dollar check to CONCERN.  According to t ... read more »

Teachers Earn More Elsewhere

Oct 08, 2017

A University of Oklahoma researcher has found that teachers who have left Oklahoma earned an average of $19,000 more as teachers in other states. The Tulsa World reports that more than 250 former Oklahoma teachers responded to the online survey that asked why they left and how much the pay di ... read more »

Holiday Moves Commission Meeting to Tuesday

Oct 08, 2017

The Columbus Day holiday will move the Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting to Tuesday morning.   The board will take action on an agreement with the Cooperative Extension Service on behalf of Oklahoma State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday morning.& ... read more »

Ross Opens

Oct 07, 2017

Ross Dress For Less is officially open, where a ceremony with Representative Earl Sears and the Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville attended. Ross officially opened 40 stores nation-wide, and is a partner with the Boys and Girls Club. Jason Barta, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys and Girls ... read more »

Piper makes Statement On HHS

Oct 07, 2017

With Donald Trump's recent HHS Announcement, Dr. Everett Piper of Oklahoma Wesleyan University has made a statement. The Trump administration has expanded legal protections for organizations that object to providing abortion-inducing drugs and devices in their health plans. An Affordable Care ... read more »

Fungus Spreading Around Bats In Oklahoma

Oct 06, 2017

More than 90 percent of Oklahoma's caves are in private ownership, and cave managers are facing new challenges with the confirmation of white-nose syndrome, a relatively new bat disease. White-nose syndrome is caused by a fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, that grows on hibernating ba ... read more »

Oklahoma Education Awarded Grant

Oct 06, 2017

The Oklahoma State Department of Education has been awarded one of the largest grants in the agency’s history, a $21 million grant through the U.S. Department of Education to boost literacy in children from birth through 12th grade. The Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program will s ... read more »

AT&T Donates to Bartlesville United Way

Oct 05, 2017

AT&T announced a donation of $2,500 to the Bartlesville Regional United Way. Area Manager of External Affairs for AT&*T, Cinthya Allen took the check to an executive board meeting at the Bartlesville Regional United Way office.    United Way President and Chief Executive ... read more »

Bartlesville's Oktoberfest To Be Held This Weekend

Oct 05, 2017

OK Mozart’s annual Oktoberfest is coming to downtown Bartlesville this weekend. The seventh annual German Folk Festival will be taking place this Friday on Dewey avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets. The celebration will run from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and will feature live polka music, t ... read more »

Man Caught Smuggling Cell Phone

Oct 05, 2017

A cell phone found in the elevator of the Washington County Courthouse led to the arrest of an Owasso man. Jacobs Steven is facing charges of smuggling contraband and conspiracy for an incident that occurred last month. According to an affidavit, while transporting inmates to the courthouse a ... read more »

One Book, One Bartlesville Program Returning

Oct 05, 2017

A popular program is returning to the Bartlesville Public Library. “One Book, One Bartlesville” is a program designed to unite members of the community through reading the same book at the same time. This year’s title is, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barb ... read more »

Senator Lankford Works for Tax Reform

Oct 05, 2017

Senator James Lankford took to the Senate floor Wednesday to speak on a the need for tax reform.  According to the senator, our economy is stuck. He said over the last 11 years our gross domestic product-that's how much our economy is growing-has been 1.9 percent. Lankford says there' ... read more »

Arvest to Recognize Teachers

Oct 05, 2017

You can nominate a teacher to receive their share of 15 thousand dollars in prize money.  Arvest Bank will honor teachers throughout the state of Oklahoma by awarding 33 educators in communities it serves.   The decision to award 33 $500 gifts to individual teachers from a pool ... read more »

City to Activate Silverlake Village Traffic Signals

Oct 04, 2017

The new traffic control signals on Adams Boulevard near the Silver Lake Village shopping center will be activated this week to help facilitate the opening of stores at the center this weekend.   According to Director of Engineering Micah Siemers, the contractor, KSL will activate the ... read more »

Congressman Mullen Introduces Diabetes Bill

Oct 04, 2017

Second District Congressman Markwayne Mullin and California Congressman, Dr. Raul Ruiz introduced a bill to extend funding for the Indian Health Service’s Special Diabetes Program for Indians.  The bill will fund the successful grant program at $150 million per year for two years.  ... read more »