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Bartlesville Man Charged With Driving Stolen Vehicle

Apr 17, 2018

A man pulled over for speeding on Highway 75 was arrested when the vehicle he was traveling in showed up as stolen. Deonte Miller stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of speeding, driving under suspension and possession of a stolen vehicle. According to an a ... read more »

Burn Bans Enacted In Osage County

Apr 17, 2018

With windy and dry conditions across much of Oklahoma, a governors burn ban has been enacted for most of the western counties in the state.   At this time, Washington and Nowata counties are not under this burn ban, however, Osage County is. The ban enacts two principles, that indivi ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority Meets

Apr 16, 2018

The Dewey Public Works Authority met for a brief meeting on Monday evening after the Dewey City Council. There were no items of business scheduled, however, City Manager Kevin Trease noted that work was still being done at the baseball fields, and that things right now were "very quiet." ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meets

Apr 16, 2018

The Dewey City Council meet on Monday evening for a short meeting, where a sales tax report was received and an amendment to the Fiscal Year Budget was made.  Money was moved from the Miscellaneous Revenues portion of the budget to the Construction portion. No money was added or taken aw ... read more »

Passenger Injured in Nowata County Accident

Apr 17, 2018

Failure to stop at a stop sign resulted in injuries from a Nowata County  accident early Tuesday morning.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a Grand Cherokee driven by 45 year-old Chris Baldridge of Wann was northbound on 4100 road.  He failed to stop at the stop sign at East-wes ... read more »

Silver Alert Issued for Nowata County Man

Apr 17, 2018

The Nowata County Sheriff's Office issued a Silver Alert for 77 year-old John Daniels of Delaware Monday night.  The alert indicates Daniels is under  medical treatment and was last seen at his home at about 5:30 Sunday evening near the intersection of County Roads 18 and 411.  ... read more »

Council Approves New Skate Park Location

Apr 16, 2018

A location for a new skate park was approved at a meeting of the Bartlesville City Council on Monday night. The park will be located next to Lee Lake and the Daniels Fields off Silver Lake Road. The item was on the consent agenda at the meeting and was unanimously approved by the council. Rya ... read more »

Price Tower Green Plan Taking Shape

Apr 16, 2018

The Price Tower Green was one of several projects approved in the 2018 general obligation bond election. The Bartlesville City Council determined that it will be one of the first projects begun once the first round of bond funds are issued. The city announced plans to begin forming a design c ... read more »

School Board Approves Administrative Moves

Apr 16, 2018

BOARD TO ENACT ADMINISTRATION CHANGES 4/17/18 5 AM CHARLIE   The Bartlesville School board approved changes in leadership at three of its schools Monday night. Superintendent Chuck McCauley recommended that Angie Linthacum become the new Principal at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged With Assault On Police Officer

Apr 16, 2018

A woman who showed signs of having a mental handicap was arrested after a causing a scene at Walmart. Lisa Harmon stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing three charges of assault and battery on a police officer. According to an affidavit, Harmon and her mothe ... read more »

Arvest Foundation Makes Donation

Apr 16, 2018

The Bartlesville Community Center’s marquee will be getting a much needed upgrade thanks in part to a $10,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation.   The gift was announced at the Bartlesville Community Center. Andy Novak and Annah Fischer of Arvest Bank were on hand to present ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meet On Monday

Apr 16, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning where several forms were approved so that work on projects could continue in the future. Commissioner Mitch Antle says that these forms were just normal forms that were needed from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. &n ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Hire Janitor

Apr 16, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners hired a new janitor for the county courthouse at a meeting on Monday morning. The commissioners broke off into an executive session to interview candidates before moving to hire Robert Cox. Curtis Barnes noted that it was a fast and efficient interviewing and h ... read more »

School Board to Enact Administration Changes

Apr 16, 2018

The Bartlesville School board will consider changes in leadership at three of its schools at its meeting tonight. Superintendent Chuck McCauley will recommend that Angie Linthacum become the new Principal at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School next school year and that Tammie Krause wouild move from ... read more »

Contested House and Senate Races in Osage

Apr 14, 2018

At the close of filing Friday evening the District 36 seat for the House of Representative will be a heavily contested race. The incumbent, Republican Representative Sean Roberts has filed for re-election. Filing against Roberts were four additional Republication Candidates, Louise Redcorn of Paw ... read more »