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Restoration Continues in Front of City Hall

Dec 09, 2019

City of Bartlesville crews continue their work to fill a hole in front of City Hall after fixing a fire line valve leak. Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen said crews responded to a call about a leak in front of City Hall at 9:00 p.m. last Tuesday. He the crews worked all night to repai ... read more »

Special Election to Focus on Alcohol Sales on Sundays

Dec 09, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners considered a resolution to call a special election concerning the sales of alcoholic beverages on Sundays by retail spirit licensees. Commissioner Mike Dunlap read the resolution and explained his thought process as to why the election should be called. He ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Bids

Dec 09, 2019

Two bids were awarded at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. The first was for rip rap work on Bridge No. 76 on Purgatory Creek. This has been a longstanding project that has gone out for bids multiple times. The bid was awarded to T & T Bridge out of Hulbert, O ... read more »

Nowata Officers Arrest Bartlesville Man on Weapons Charge

Dec 08, 2019

Nowata Police were called Friday night at approximately 9:45pm regarding a domestic disturbance involving a firearm. When the officers arrived on scene, the suspect had already fled. Officers obtained all information about the suspect and learned the suspect lives in Bartlesville. They also l ... read more »

Bartlesville Kiwanis Christmas Parade a Big Hit Again This Year

Dec 08, 2019

It was a beautiful Saturday night for the 2019 Bartlesville’s Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade themed “Christmas Around the World. The Bartlesville Kiwanis Club has organized and chaired the event since 2010. Scores of floats graced the downtown streets of Bartlesville as the crowd e ... read more »

Killers of the Flower Moon Producers Look for Housing

Dec 06, 2019

According to Visit Bartlesville, the film production crew for “Killers of the Flower Moon” is looking for housing in Bartlesville. They are searching for 2 to 3 bedroom, and 2 bath homes. They would also take something bigger if they were to come across it. The housing is for thei ... read more »

Christmas in the Ville Starts Friday

Dec 06, 2019

Friday night marked opening night for Christmas in the Ville taking place downtown Bartlesville. President and CEO of the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce, Sherri Wilt, says it has been a long week getting everything organized, but says it is great seeing everyone having fun now that the even ... read more »

Traffic Accident Occurs South of Bartlesville

Dec 06, 2019

A traffic accident occurred Friday evening around 6:30 on HWY 75 near county road 2400 in Washington County. Emergency Manager Kary Cox explains what led to the collision.   Cox explained that both southbound lanes were blocked for several minutes. As of 7:30 PM there is still a ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Failure to Register

Dec 06, 2019

A Bartlesville man who was previously convicted of lewd molestation was arrested on two felony counts of failing to register. Paul Argo appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of failing to register and living within 2,000 feet of a school. According to an affidavit, Argo ... read more »

Special Election Resolution to be Weighed on Monday

Dec 07, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners will consider the approval of a resolution to call for a special election when they meet again. The election proposition concerns the sales of alcoholic beverages on Sundays by Retail Spirit Licensee. Also in the meeting, the Commissioners will hear an ROW ... read more »

Bartlesville History Museum to Show Perils of Pauline

Dec 06, 2019

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show “Perils of Pauline” during its Movie Monday event. The feature will be shown on Monday, Dec. 9th from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, which is located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. Directed by George Mars ... read more »

Court Date Set for Alleged Nowata County Poachers

Dec 06, 2019

The names of two alleged poachers that were arrested this week have been released by the Nowata County Sheriff’s Office. Both Terry Hindman (pictured to the left) and Matthew Hindman (pictured to the right) are due back in Court on Monday, December 9th, 2019. They were released on a $2, ... read more »

Bartlesville Police to Utilize New TraffiCloud System

Dec 06, 2019

The Bartlesville Police Department has received plenty of serious speeding complaints and they have turned to technology to combat the issue. Sergeant Daniel Elkins said the BPD has obtained an electronic traffic management system called “TraffiCloud” through an Oklahoma Highway S ... read more »

Copan Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Dec 06, 2019

An arrest was made after a Copan man was found hiding in a van in Bartlesville. Brittin Ray appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing charges of marijuana and methamphetamine possession. According to an affidavit, officers were on the 400 block of Fenway Avenue in Bartlesv ... read more »

Library Looks for Feedback on Services They Offer, More

Dec 06, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library is asking for your feedback as they get ready for a new year of service. Library Director Shellie McGill said if you have experienced service that was less than positive, let the BPL know. She said they want to improve, and they can only improve for you if they ... read more »