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Southwest Airlines Adds New Nonstop Service from Tulsa

Dec 12, 2019

According to a release from Tulsa International Airport, Southwest Airlines has announced that they plan to offer new nonstop summer seasonal service. This service will be between Tulsa and Baltimore or Washington beginning on June 7th, 2020. Flights will operate daily and is conducive to bot ... read more »

Broadcasting Class Expands with Generous Donations

Dec 11, 2019

A broadcasting class at Bartlesville High School recently received a $3,500 donation from the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation. Danial Karnes - the teacher for the Intro to Sports media class – said he is happy because there are more opportunities for his students. He said the mon ... read more »

Police Substation at Tri County Tech to be Celebrated

Dec 11, 2019

A ribbon cutting for the Bartlesville Police Department's new East Side Substation at Tri County Tech is scheduled to take place on Thursday. Sergeant Jim Warring said all are invited to attend the event. He said the BPD hopes many people from the community will come out and see what they ... read more »

Arvest Bank Starts “Pay It Forward” Initiative

Dec 11, 2019

As the folks at Arvest Bank say, “Paying it forward is about all people, from all walks of life giving to someone else and making a positive difference.” Arvest associates throughout the Bartlesville region will be on a mission to give back during the month of December, performing ... read more »

Constantine Council Not Being Open About Business Dealings

Dec 11, 2019

At Tuesday evening's city council meeting in Pawhuska, there was much discussion about how the Board of Directors of the Constantine Arts Council has been conducting its business. Jesse Worten was at the meeting and he had submitted an open records request to get some information, but he has ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Receives Donation of Sniper Rifles

Dec 11, 2019

Two sniper rifles were donated to the Bartlesville Police Department's three-man sniper team on Wednesday. At the shooting range at Hudson Lake, the donor – Nick Brown – got to take the first shots with the guns. Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles was thankful for the d ... read more »

Pawhuska Council Recognizes Robert Wilson

Dec 11, 2019

At Tuesday evening's city council meeting in Pawhuska, Mark Buchanan made a proclamation honoring the late Robert Wilson, a gentleman who served as Pawhuska's City Attorney for 36 years. Buchanan read the following statement:   This is an award that the city manager will pres ... read more »

City Manager Taking Cars Away From Police Department

Dec 11, 2019

Pawhuska City Manager Dave Neely sent a letter to Police Chief Nick Silva that effective January 1st, all police vehicles will be left at the station for those who live outside of Pawhuska city limits. Silva said this will affect the department in a negative manner. Silva says the reason so m ... read more »

Bartlesville Sees Uptick in Sales Tax Revenue

Dec 10, 2019

News sales tax figures released this week for November show the City of Bartlesville’s revenues are up nearly 5 percent from this time last year and $70,000 up over the prior year’s collection at this time, according City Clerk Jason Muninger. The news gets better. Muninger says,& ... read more »

Student Disciplined for Bringing B-B Gun to School

Dec 11, 2019

A student at Oklahoma Union Middle School brought a B-B gun to school on Tuesday morning. On Wednesday, OKU Superintendent Brenda Taylor said administrative staff had been notified and had possession of the B-B gun by 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday. No students were in danger. An all-call to parent ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Found with Heroin, Methamphetamine

Dec 11, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after being found asleep in his vehicle with heroin and methamphetamine in his possession. Christian Bailey has made court appearances on both Monday and Tuesday this week. Bailey was released from jail after posting a $1,000 bond after a Sunday afternoon arrest. H ... read more »

Several Doggers Pick Up District Accolades

Dec 11, 2019

District awards were announced Tuesday and the Dewey Bulldogger football team took home quite the haul. The Doggers posted the team’s best regular season record, 7-3, in 25 years and several key players were recognized. Quarterback Kale Carner, running back Colby Henley, outside linebac ... read more »

Compromised Roadbed to Receive Work in the County

Dec 10, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners discussed an agreement for work on private property within District 1. Commissioner Mitch Antle said this work would take place at County Road 3960, which is north of West 1500 Road. He said there is a bridge structure at that location that was built someti ... read more »

Skiatook Fire Department Gives Early Christmas Gifts

Dec 10, 2019

Christmas came early for 31 people in the City of Skiatook on Tuesday afternoon. Firefighter Brennan Cantu with the Skiatook Fire Department said they paid off 25 people's layaway at the Skiatook Walmart, they gave away 6 bikes, and they gave away a $100 gift card. He said with private do ... read more »

BPS Foundation Provides Winter Classroom Grant

Dec 10, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation dropped by Bartlesville High School last Friday. They gave a Winter Classroom Grant to Leslie Kramer in the amount of $261. The money will go towards the purchase of an innovative review course for the statistics AP Exam her students will take in the ... read more »