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Osage County Commissioners Discuss Tourism

Oct 15, 2018

The Osage Board of County Commissioners met on Monday and discussed various items. Kelly Bland, the Executive Director of Osage County Tourism, reported on how the area had been doing in attracting tourist.  Bland went on to request funds from the board. The board approved $500 in ad ... read more »

Dewey Woman Arrested for Public Intoxication

Oct 15, 2018

Officers responded to call about a naked woman in the front yard of a residence in Ramona late Sunday Morning, which led to an arrest. Police believed 33-year-old Erin Kirchner was under the influence of drugs when they found her at a residence on 3900 road. When police questioned Kirchner sh ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Domestic Abuse Charge

Oct 15, 2018

A Bartlesville man appeared in court on Monday facing charges stemming from an alleged alcohol-fueled domestic incident. Matthew Rice was presented with a misdemeanor charge of domestic abuse by strangulation for an incident that took place last Friday. According to an affidavit, Rice and his ... read more »

More Updates Coming to Bartlesville School Board

Oct 15, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board will hear updates from district schools for the second straight week in a special meeting Tuesday. Schools included for site updates at 11 Tuesday morning include the Bartlesville High School, Richard Kane Elementary, Wayside Elementary and Ranch Heights Elementa ... read more »

Mistletoe Market Seeks Local Vendors

Oct 15, 2018

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce seeks vendors for their first time Mistletoe Market. The Mistletoe Market is the newest addition to the chamber's Christmas in the Ville Festival. The Market will be held December 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd this year. They are currently searching for a cu ... read more »

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President Set to Retire

Oct 15, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University announces that University President Dr. Everett Piper will retire at the end of his contract. Dr. Piper says his contract ends in June of 2020 and that he believes announcing his retirement now will help the university to find a replacement in a healthy way. D ... read more »

Commissioners Fill Vacant Washington County Free Fair Position

Oct 15, 2018

Residents in the NE Home Ave and Tuxedo areas near Bartlesville send letters to the Washington County Board of Commissioners to review Monday. The commissioners acknowledged the letters regarding some concern about a structure in the area. Commissioner Mitch Antle says they will write a lette ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Recognize 4-H Week

Oct 15, 2018

The Oklahoma Union 4-H club presented a proclamation declaring National 4-H week in Nowata County at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Travis Dick, Daniel Moody, Chesnee McGovern and Kassidy Kuehn all shared in the reading of the proclamation. Although 4-H wee ... read more »

Early Morning Accident Closes U. S. 75

Oct 15, 2018

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol opened the inside lane of U.S. 75 at 2900 near Ochelata at about 3:10 Monday morning.  It was closed from about 1:30 until 3:10 because of an injury collision.  The outside lane remains closed. ... read more »

Fairfax Business Selling Marijuana Plants

Oct 15, 2018

The operator of one of Oklahoma's first medical marijuana businesses says he's selling all of the seedlings he can produce.   Scott Huffman owns Wild Herb LLC in Fairfax . Huffman says the business produces about 40 marijuana seedlings a week and planned to sell seedlings to ... read more »

Roden Judged Not-Guilty of Pipe Bombing Incident

Oct 15, 2018

A man accused of detonating a pipe bomb outside an Oklahoma military recruiting station has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.   Court records in Tulsa indicate a federal judge handed down the verdict Tuesday to 29-year-old Benjamin Roden. The former Air Force senior airman ... read more »

ABB Plans to Employee 90 People in Bartlesville

Oct 12, 2018

ABB Inc. in Lewisburg, West Virginia is scheduled to be shut down.  The action was confirmed in a statement released by the company. According to ABB's statement they plan to hire approximately 90 people at the Bartlesville.  Bartlesville Development Authority Presiden ... read more »

Illinois Man Charged with Sexual Battery after Hotel Incident

Oct 12, 2018

A man from Illinois was charged with sexual battery after allegedly forcing himself on a hotel employee. Sanjiv Sonavane appeared with council at an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. According to affidavit, Sonavane requested an employee change out the ironing board i ... read more »

Osage County man charged with possessing firearm

Oct 12, 2018

An Osage County jury found Antonio Simmons guilty of illegally possessing a firearm, but not guilty on two counts of murder late Thursday evening. Simmons has been sentenced to serve three and a half years in prison according to the News On Six. Simmons had been accused of a March 2017 killin ... read more »

Bartlesville man charged with methamphetamine

Oct 12, 2018

Burl Jason Nichols has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia during an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. At approximately 715 Thursday evening, an officer observed Nichols walking northbound in an alleyway east of Bucy Avenue ... read more »