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Hillcrest Drive Speed Limits to be Restored

Nov 24, 2021

The speed limit on Bartlesville’s Hillcrest Drive is set to be restored to 45 miles per hour, according to a press release from the City of Bartlesville. Speeds had been reduced to 30 miles per hour while work continued in the area. The speed reduction has been in place to accommodate w ... read more »

ODOT Releases Thanksgiving, Bedlam Travel Advisory

Nov 24, 2021

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) wants you to be safe when you are traveling for Thanksgiving. To help you stay safe this holiday, ODOT has released a traffic advisory. The advisory tells you were to look for traffic and construction areas that could slow your travels this Tha ... read more »

St. John Catholic School Teacher Thankful for Paramedic

Nov 24, 2021

A Bartlesville area educator is thankful for Bartlesville Ambulance Service. Last week, Mr. Tomlinson (Mr. T), a 5th grade teacher at St. John Catholic School, visited with Bartlesville Ambulance Paramedic Jessica Burke to express his thanks as he continues to recover from his injuries. Burke ... read more »

OSDH Releases Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Nov 24, 2021

With 48 million people becoming sick due to food illnesses across the United States, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has released safety tips heading into the Thanksgiving holiday. Such advice includes checking the internal temperatures of the food you are cooking with a thermometer. ... read more »

Salvation Army of Bartlesville Serves Up to 600 Meals

Nov 24, 2021

Serving up hot Thanksgiving meals for the Bartlesville community. The Salvation Army of Bartlesville was prepared to serve up to 600 Thanksgiving meals on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at their Citadel at 101 N. Bucy Avenue. Captain Ian Carr says it was great to have people back ... read more »

Antle Appointed to Oklahoma Homeland Security Council

Nov 24, 2021

Washington County Commissioner Mitch Antle has been appointed to serve as a council member on the Oklahoma Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (RAC). Antle was selected as County Commissioner for Region 2 after being recommended by the Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma ( ... read more »

Bailey Visits with Other City Managers

Nov 24, 2021

Bartlesville City Manager Mike Bailey welcomes fellow city managers to town. Tullahassee City Manager Cymone Davis (center) and Collinsville City Manager Pam Polk (right) visited with Bailey at City Hall last week. Davis and Polk were in Bartlesville to tour the city. Bailey says it was a ... read more »

Unemployment Claims Falling Across America

Nov 24, 2021

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits decreased to 199,000 last week, that being a 52 year low. This could be a sign that the economy continues to recover following the COVID-19 pandemic. It is believed that seasonal adjustments around the Thanksgiving Holiday contributed ... read more »

Christmas in the Ville Kicks Off December 3rd

Nov 24, 2021

  Christmas is in the air in Downtown Bartlesville!    Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Sherri Wilt with the Bartlesville Area Chamber of Commerce reminded listeners that Christmas in the Ville kicks off Friday, December 3, at 5:30pm with the food trucks, the tot trai ... read more »

Officials Investigate Shooting Near Skiatook Lake

Nov 23, 2021

The Osage County Sheriff's Office (OSCO) investigates a shooting incident at a residence north of Skiatook Lake. According to a news release, the OSCO received a call for service at a rural residence west of the Bull Creek area on County Road 2595. The caller reported a male subject had f ... read more »

BCC Postpones "An Officer and A Gentleman" to Jan. 3

Nov 23, 2021

The Bartlesville Community Center (BCC) postpones Broadway in Bartlesville's performance of "An Officer and A Gentleman." BCC Managing Director Val Callaghan says the show, originally scheduled for Monday, Nov. 29, has been postponed due to several breakthrough cases of COVID-19 ... read more »

Farmers Market Open in Pawhuska on Wednesday

Nov 23, 2021

The Harvest Land Farmers Market is taking place on Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m. at 102 Midland Street in Pawhuska. In preparation of the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be pumpkin pie, bread and canned goods for sale. Cash and checks are the only acceptable forms of payment.   As H ... read more »

District Two Purchases Boom Mower

Nov 23, 2021

District Two in Osage County had been without a tractor with a tiger boom mower attached to it since Commissioner Steve Talburt took office nearly a year ago. This is something he had been looking to purchase and he was recently able to do so at a lot in Norman. The item cost just over $194,000, ... read more »

Phillips 66 Employees Plant Trees at Douglass Park

Nov 23, 2021

Planting trees in a Bartlesville park. Phillips 66 employees, representing several of the company's Employee Resource Groups, helped plant 16 new trees last week in Bartlesville’s Douglass Park, located at 509 S.W. Bucy Avenue. The project was made possible thanks to a Phillips 66 d ... read more »

BHS Students Raise Funds for Razia School for Women

Nov 23, 2021

Razia (Raja) International School for Women will benefit from funds raised by students from Bartlesville High School (BHS). The Interact Club of Rotary at BHS raised just over $1,300 for the Razia International School for Women. The money they raised will allow three women to attend school in ... read more »