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Bartlesville Students Return to School

Aug 13, 2020

For the first time in five months, Bartlesville Public Schools returned to in-person instruction on Thursday morning. The District is excited to have students and staff back at school. COVID-19 caused schools across the United States to move to virtual instruction in late-March. Teachers retu ... read more »

K-Mart Plaza Update

Aug 13, 2020

The redevelopment of the former Kmart facility is progressing as planned, according to Bartlesville Development Authority President David Wood.    City of Bartlesville records state that in October 2019 the Bartlesville City Council approved the expenditure of $203,830 for devel ... read more »

Lighthouse Shows Support for Bartlesville Police

Aug 12, 2020

The Lighthouse Outreach Center in Bartlesville showed their support for the Bartlesville Police Department on Wednesday afternoon. Linda Radaker, the Director of Development at the Lighthouse, said they wanted to thank the BPD for their actions to save the life of a guest at the homeless shel ... read more »

Governor Stitt announces launch of ‘Bridge the Gap Digital Wallet’

Aug 12, 2020

Oklahoma families can now apply for the $1,500 grant to equip students with the tools they need for the new school year. Governor Kevin Stitt today announced the Bridge the Gap Digital Wallet initiative is now available to Oklahoma families. Bridge the Gap is a new initiative that will connec ... read more »

Man Sentenced for 2015 Murder in the Osage

Aug 12, 2020

A man who committed murder in Osage County in 2015 was sentenced on Wednesday in federal court. Chief U.S. District Judge John E. Dowdell sentenced Jeremy Keith Reece, 36, to 45 years in federal prison for murder in the second degree. Following his prison sentence, he will serve 5 years on su ... read more »

PODCAST: Cherokee Nation COVID-19 Elder Assistance

Aug 12, 2020

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. appeared recently on our COMMUNITY CONNECTION program to talk about the recently launched online portal for qualifying Cherokee elders age 62 and older to apply for COVID-19 relief assistance. As part of the Cherokee Nation Respond, Recover and ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Aug 12, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested for a domestic incident that involved him punching a female victim while walking down Frank Phillips Boulevard. Chad Mohundro appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. According to an affidavit, the two had been drinking at ... read more »

Gore Woman Charged in Truck Theft

Aug 12, 2020

A Gore woman was arrested and charged with larceny of vehicle in Washington County court on Tuesday. Sherry Hearn was charged for her role in the incident that occurred on August 10. On Monday, Bartlesville Police officers responded to the 1700 block of Arbor Drive in Bartlesville in referenc ... read more »

Census Workers Surveying Around the Area

Aug 12, 2020

You may have noticed census workers in your neighborhood lately. The United States Census Bureau commissioned masked workers to go door to door to collect information for those who have not yet filled out the census. The deadline to submit information is September 30. This was recently moved ... read more »

Dewey Schools in Good Shape Financially

Aug 12, 2020

Dewey Public Schools Superintendent Vince Vincent recently presented a Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Status report to the Board of Education with everything looking “cut and dry.” Revenue for DPS was up 3.5-percent compared to last year. DPS did not purchase a $100,000 bus like they ... read more »

Killer of the Flower Moon Production to Begin in 2021

Aug 12, 2020

It is being reported that filmmakers for “Killers of the Flower Moon” will begin production in February, this according to the Osage News. Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear recently had this to say regarding the movie, which is set to be filmed across Osage County: “My latest ... read more »

Perseid Meteor Shower Lights Up the Sky

Aug 12, 2020

You could see quite a show on Tuesday night if you kept your eyes to the sky. Conditions were fair to good in northeast Oklahoma for those wanting to see the Perseid meteor shower on Tuesday night. The Perseids are active every year from July 14th to Aug. 24th, according to NASA. The meteor s ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Discuss Back to School Plans

Aug 12, 2020

Pawhuska Public Schools will start the 2020-2021 academic year next week and roughly 75 percent of students will be taking in-person classes. This decision to have students come back to campus isn’t something Superintendent David Cash took lightly. Cash says one thing people overloo ... read more »

United Way Cancels 2020 Golf Tournament

Aug 11, 2020

Due to the continued impact of COVID-19 – and to ensure no one associated with it would be put at risk – the Bartlesville Regional United Way has announced the cancellation of its 2020 Golf Tournament. A staple of the annual campaign to benefit the Bartlesville Regional United Way ... read more »

Wedenesday's COVID-19 Report

Aug 12, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 670 new COVID-19 cases across the state on Wednesday. Nine new deaths are being listed in Oklahoma, including two in Tulsa County and one in Rogers County. The OSDH says 519 Oklahomans are in the hospital due to COVID-19, a declining number. ... read more »