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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 »

Rumble in the Park Benefits Operation Toy Soldier

Oct 12, 2018

An event called “Rumble in the Park” will benefit Operation Toy Soldier, a non-profit that gives toys to children of deployed and non-deployed soldiers. A representative from Stumpff Funeral Home and Crematory will be at Johnstone Park in Bartlesville to collect toys and cash donation ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners to View Several Letters

Oct 12, 2018

At their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, the Washington County Commissioners will take action on a request to approve the allocation of the counties Alcoholic Beverage Tax. An eight-year plan for the Circuit Engineering District One will be on the agenda to talk about combined projects. ... read more »

One Dead After Multiple Vehicle Accident East of Caney

Oct 12, 2018

A five-vehicle crash near Caney leaves one dead and sends three others to the hospital. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the wreck occurred in the east bound lanes of U-S 166 when a 17-year-old driver went left of center and struck the second vehicle head-on. A third vehicle struck the juvenile' ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners to meet Monday

Oct 12, 2018

The Osage Board of County Commissioners will meet at the Pawhuska Courthouse Monday morning at 10 a.m.  The board plans to audit and allow purchase orders for payment. They will also look to approve and sign utility payments. The board will discuss the estimate of needs for the 2018- ... read more »

Independence Police Investigate Apparent Homicide, Name Victim

Oct 11, 2018

Police in Independence identify the victim of an early morning homicide Thursday. Police Chief Jerry Harrison says the victim is 38-year-old Ricky Martin. Officers were called out just after 2 a.m. Thursday after fielding calls of shots fired. When officers arrived at the location in southeas ... read more »

Beautification Project Stems from City Partnership

Oct 11, 2018

The Play for Burk Foundation plans on planting 10,000 daffodil bulbs on pre-approved locations around Bartlesville Saturday – including churches, schools and City of Bartlesville-owned landscapes — where the flowers can bloom for all to see. The event, “Daffin’ the ‘ ... read more »

Educational Programs Scheduled for Fall Break

Oct 11, 2018

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will have educational programs for students to enjoy during their Fall Break. The educational programs will focus on women’s suffrage and sports teams in Washington County throughout history. “Women’s Suffrage in Washington County” ... read more »

Christmas Coming in Barnsdall

Oct 11, 2018

The Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The “Christmas in Barnsdall” event was discussed. The merchant ticket and drawings will total $ 3,350. The Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce will give out $1,100 in prize money and Baker Hughes will give ... read more »

Library to Have World War I Presentation

Oct 11, 2018

The Bartlesville Public Library will have a featured speaker to talk about World War I. Master storyteller John Hinkle will be at the library on Oct. 25 starting at 7 p.m. dressed as a World War I general to tell the story of World War I. The free and open to the public event will be held in the ... read more »

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies Set for Two Elementary Schools

Oct 11, 2018

Project Fit America installs outdoor and indoor equipment at Ranch Heights and Woodrow Wilson elementary schools. Both schools will join Hoover elementary in being outfitted with indoor and outdoor fitness equipment and related fitness curricula. Wilson’s principal Angie Linthacum talks ... read more »

Bike Ride Fundraiser to Help the Homeless

Oct 11, 2018

Family Promise of Washington County registers people for their Family Promise bike ride fundraiser. The bike ride fundraiser called Tour De B’ville offers a family bike ride experience around Bartlesville with various stops along the way. Family Promise Executive Director Ashley Sikes says ... read more »

Fire Department Teaches Fire Safety to Students

Oct 11, 2018

Bartlesville firefighters teach fire safety to local students. Bartlesville firefighters played host to nearly 400 first-graders last week to teach them about fire safety during Fire Prevention Week. "The first graders were taught about the importance o ... read more »

Fake News Story Circulating Social Media

Oct 11, 2018

A fake news story is circulating in social media claiming that vigilante killer is targeting Bartlesville rapists. The piece is attributed to the Boston Post.  Many versions of the fake story claim now-former Chief of Police, Tom Holland held a news conference on the topic.   A sim ... read more »

Caney Valley Looking for Turnaround Against Haskell

Oct 10, 2018

As week seven approaches the schedule lightens up for the Caney Valley Trojans after dropping two games in a row to legitimate state title contenders in Beggs and Sperry. Caney Valley has a home game against Haskell set for this Friday. The Trojans have been faced with some adversity beyond the t ... read more »