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Legislative Working Group to Discuss Medical Marijuana

Aug 07, 2018

The State of Oklahoma's Legislative Working Group on Medical Marijuana is set to meet Wednesday.  Senator Julie Daniels is a member of the group.  It has met twice already.  Daniels says the legislators have heard from several groups who were part of promoting the state questio ... read more »

Network Issues Cause Driver's Lincese Problems Again

Aug 07, 2018

The Oklhoma Department of Public Safety has announced that a computer hardware problem has once again caused the driver license system to be down at all Driver's License sites across the state. DPS and all tag agencies are unable to process driver licenses or ID requests at this time.  ... read more »

Drivers License Computers are Back

Aug 07, 2018

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety announces that the computer system serving statewide driver license and tag agent offices has been repaired and all agencies appear to be fully functional. All driver license offices and tag agencies will resume normal operations. DPS and vendor technician ... read more »

Corrections Director Says Report Was Flawed

Aug 07, 2018

The director of the Oklahoma Corrections Department says a recent report about cost savings from criminal justice reforms was flawed.         The Tulsa World reports that department Director Joe M. Allbaugh wrote a letter Friday to Gov. Mary Fallin that alleges th ... read more »

Elevators Get Update at City Hall

Aug 07, 2018

The City of Bartlesville has invested regularly into updates at city hall.  Mayor Dale Copeland says work is going on to update the elevator systems in the building.   The mayor says the project will cost just more than 8 thousand dollars and it will add to the safety at city ha ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Dead in Rogers County Accident

Aug 06, 2018

One person is dead and three others injured as a result of an early morning accident on U.S. 169 5 miles south of Oologah in Rogers County.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 30 year-old Tylor Thomas of Bartlesville died at the scene.     The report indicates Thomas ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Trespasses At Same Residence Twice in a Week

Aug 06, 2018

A Bartlesville man was arrested on Sunday for reportedly trespassing at the same residence for the second time within a week. Kevin Pendley stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of burglary forced entry and trespassing. According to an affidavit, officers wer ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

Aug 06, 2018

A 19-year-old Bartlesville man was arrested after marijuana, an open container of alcohol and a firearm were found in his vehicle after a routine traffic stop. Payton Johnson stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing several charges including diving under suspensio ... read more »

Just Between Friends is getting you ready for school

Aug 06, 2018

With school starting just around the corner, Just Between Friends would like to help. Just Between Friends is a Tulsa based consignment sale that is the largest in the region with one in 30 states, and one in Canada. This year JBF will be held on August 19th-25th, at the Exchange Center Build ... read more »

Commissioners Stall; Sheriff Seeks Outside Counsel

Aug 06, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners sought the counsel of District Attorney Kevin Buchanan during a forty minute long executive session at a Monday morning meeting. The purpose of the executive session was to discuss the employment of Sheriff Kenny Freeman. Nothing was disclosed from the confiden ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Fairground Surveillance

Aug 06, 2018

Bobby Hair from the Osage County Sheriff Department discussed Surveillance at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners this week. The issue arose that people have been parking their vehicles overnight at and utilizing the new OSU Extension Office at the Osage County Fairgroun ... read more »

Tell Bartlesville Planners How to Use the Tower Green

Aug 06, 2018

There have been several public meetings for you to make your views on the Tower Green Project known to city planning officials but here is one more opportunity.  Project consultants have published an online survey.   The gathering space is set for construcdtion on Sixth Street b ... read more »

City Council to Act on Safe Routes to School

Aug 06, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council will take action on a bid for the Safe Routes to School program Monday night.  The agenda calls for action on a series of bids for materials, including rock salt, asphaltic concrete, aggregate base, dry sand, emulsified asphaltic oils, and concrete.  The co ... read more »

Washington County to Act on Resale Properties

Aug 06, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will take action Monday morning on the treasurer's transcript of proceedings concerning a list of ten properties acquired at resale.  The board will also act on a contract labor agreement between the county health department and Mark Cromwell ... read more »

Ponca City Crash Victims Identified

Aug 05, 2018

The victims of a plane crash near Ponca City late Saturday morning are being identified as from Independence residents.  The Montgomery County Chronicle is reporting the victims as Tim Valentine, Bill Warner of rural Independence, his son Nick Warner of rural Independence, and two of Nick ... read more »