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Man Killed In Random Shooting In Tulsa

Jun 21, 2017

Tulsa police say a person was killed after a man randomly fired a gun into a vehicle early Wednesday.   Police say the fatal shooting happened at about 1 a.m. Wednesday following an attempted home invasion in north Tulsa. According to police, the suspect fired several shots then kicked i ... read more »

Open Records Complaint Filed In Independence

Jun 21, 2017

The Kansas Press Association and Montgomery County Chronicle Editor Andy Taylor, has filed an open records complaint against the City of Independence. In late May, Taylor requested a copy of the city manager's contract via email. The city clerk informed him the document would cost under-10-do ... read more »

Bartlesville Coach Undergoes Surgery

Jun 21, 2017

Bancfirst of Bartlesville holds a fundraiser for a head coach and his family. Bancfirst vice president Angel Bradshaw says the year long fundraiser to help head baseball coach Spence Rigdon and his family is still happening. She adds that Rigdon does plenty for the boys he coaches and that t ... read more »

Bartlesville Police And Grand Lake Mental Health Center Partner

Jun 20, 2017

A new partnership between Grand Lake Mental Health Center and local law enforcement is changing the way police handle situations involving mental health issues. iPads are being used to help connect citizens in need with mental health professionals who can offer  assistance quickly — a ... read more »

Hobby Lobby Shoplifter Appears in Court

Jun 20, 2017

Shoplifting leads to the arrest of a Bartlesville man. 18-year-old Randy Tyler Davis of Bartlesville appeared before the Washington County Court on the misdemeanor charge of shoplifting. According to an affidavit, Davis was taken into custody near Frank Phillips and Burch once officials saw video ... read more »

Bruin Spirit Lives with New Downtown Store

Jun 20, 2017

Bartlesville Public Schools announces that they will partner with a local business downtown. Moxie on Second is the business that will join forces with BPS to sell Bruin clothing and merchandise. The business is next to and owned by Bartlesville Print Shop. Manager Christie Johnson explains t ... read more »

SourceOne to Come to Bartlesville School District

Jun 20, 2017

The Bartlesville Board of Education approves the janitorial services agreement with SourceOne in their meeting Monday night. The agreement is set to begin August 1 for the upcoming school year and is estimated to save the district 300-thousand dollars. Superintendent Chuck McCauley says the outso ... read more »

Attorney General Requests Cease And Desist From California Insurance Commissioner

Jun 20, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has authored and sent a letter to California Insurance Commissioner David Jones requesting Commissioner Jones cease and desist from requiring insurance companies to publicly disclose investments in fossil fuels and urging companies to sign a “pledge&rdq ... read more »

Dewey Educational Facilities Authority

Jun 20, 2017

The Dewey Educational Facilitied Authority met after the Dewey Public Works Authority, which met after the Dewey City Council on Monday night. In the quick meeting, the authority approved the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget, which budgets out $1,188,750 for Educational Facilities. This was the o ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meeting

Jun 20, 2017

The Dewey City Council met at their regularly scheduled bi-weekly meeting, during which the council approved the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget for the City of Dewey and the Dewey Public Works Authority. City Manager Kevin Trease told the council that this budget was about 19-percent less than prev ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Jun 20, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council on Monday night. in their brief meeting, the authority approved the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget. Administration, Water/Waste Water, Wastewater and Sanitation were all broken down in that budget.  All other items were appr ... read more »

Martin Garber Announces for State House

Jun 19, 2017

Longtime Bartlesville business and civic leader Martin Garber is the first candidate to declare he plans to run for the State House District 11 seat Earl Sears will vacate next year. Garber chairs Garber Properties -- his property management business begun after a career with Phillips Petrol ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Approves Janitorial Contract

Jun 19, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. The items acted upon included the approval of outsourcing the district’s janitorial contracts to SourceOne Management Services. SourceOne will handle all janitorial services for the 2017-18 school year, but w ... read more »

State Of Oklahoma To Celebrate

Jun 19, 2017

Oklahoma is planning a series of events to mark the centennial of the state Capitol as work continues on the restoration and renovation of the century-old building.   Governor Mary Fallin announced Monday that she'll host a public ceremony June 26 to commemorate the centennial. Falli ... read more »

Highway 75 Collision Closes Southbound Lane

Jun 19, 2017

A car collides with the lamp post on Highway 75 going southbound from Bartlesville near Doenges Ford Lincoln. The accident has caused one southbound lane to be closed off. A semi-tanker was also involved in the accident. There appear to be no injuries at the moment. ... read more »