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Copan Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jun 19, 2017

A Copan man stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse today. Roy Quattlebaum is facing a charge of domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor. According to an affidavit, Quattlebaum was seen striking a female with a stick he had pulled out of Copan Lake while on a ... read more »

Roping in a Good Deal

Jun 19, 2017

Tickets go on discount for the Inter-State Fair and Rodeo in Coffeyville, Kansas. On June 23 from 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. fans can buy their tickets online for 30-dollars. Media Contact Ruth Nicolaus says these tickets called “Fun Passes” are worth the price because of what fans can ... read more »

Expectations for Gap Road Closure in Bartlesville

Jun 19, 2017

A Bartlesville road sees improvements. Gap Road will see hanging tree branches cleared, improved water flow in ditches, and a pipe removed that caused water to stand along the road. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap says after this week, the road will be worked on later this summer ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Jun 19, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. During the meeting, the commissioners heard a presentation from Aaron Peck from Guy Engineering updating them on their eight-year plan. Because of recent legislation that was passed, some fund ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Table Temporary Budget Approval

Jun 19, 2017

The Nowata County Board of Commissioners held its weekly meeting Monday morning. For the second consecutive meeting the commissioners voted to table the approval of the temporary appropriations for the fiscal year 2017-2018. The Commissioners must submit the temporary to the state by June 30t ... read more »

OSU to Increase Tuition Rates

Jun 18, 2017

Tuition and fees will rise for Oklahoma State University students this fall. The OSU/A&M Board of Regents voted Friday for an increase of 5 percent for resident, undergraduate students and 5.9 percent for undergraduates from out of state. Regents said the increase is due in part to th ... read more »

School Board to Act on Janitorial Contract Proposal

Jun 18, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board will take action Monday night on a contract change order on the renovation project at Jane Phillips Elementary School.  The board also plans to take action on a janitorial services contract with SourceOne for the upcoming school year. The agenda for the boar ... read more »

Washington County Board to Hear Presentations

Jun 18, 2017

Senior Manager of the Community Care Employee Assistance Program, Terry Stover will make a presentation to the Washington County Board of Commissioners Monday morning.  The agenda for Monday morning's meeting also calls for the  board to get an update from Washington County Emergenc ... read more »

Investigation Continues into Edna Fertilizer Fire

Jun 18, 2017

The investigation continues into a fire at the Edna fertilizer facility operated by Bartlett Co-Op.  The fire apparently started late Thursday night.  As of Saturday afternoon, the debris was still smoldering.  We will update the story as more information on the fire becomes availa ... read more »

Saturday Fire Damages Home in Nowata

Jun 18, 2017

A weekend fire damaged a Nowata home.  The blaze broke out about 3 o'clock Saturday morning at 224 Delaware.  The fire was determined to be of unknown origin and the home appears to be a total loss.  No one was injured as a result of the blaze.  (PHOTOS COURTESY OF BECKY B ... read more »

Overnight Fire Closes Delaware St. in Dewey

Jun 17, 2017

Delware St. is closed going both directions early Saturday morning due to a fire at a vacant house in Dewey Going into downtown Dewey from Bartlesville on Highway 123 is not possible as of 8:00 AM Saturday because of a fire at 6th and Delaware. Dispatch says the call came in at 2:17 AM on ... read more »

Indians Rained Out Friday

Jun 16, 2017

The Doenges Ford Indians scheduled doubleheader for tonight has been cancelled due to unplayable field conditions. The Indians were supposed to take on the Ada Braves in the middle of  a six-game homestand.  Saturday's doubleheader against the Braves is still scheduled to take p ... read more »

REAL ID Extended for Oklahoma Again

Jun 17, 2017

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says federal officials have extended the state's deadline for complying with the REAL ID Act to Oct. 10. Fallin said Friday that the compliance deadline was extended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The agency had previously set July 10 as the deadlin ... read more »

Nowata County Accident Closes U. S. 60 Friday Morning

Jun 17, 2017

A trucker who failed to stop for a flag man at a construction zone on U. S. 60 caused a Friday morning accident five miles east of Nowata.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 46 year-old Linley Mordecai of Oklahoma City was westbound on 60, which is under construction with only one lane ope ... read more »

Road Closures

Jun 16, 2017

Washington County Emergency Management has announced that Gap Road between West 2400 Road and Highway 123 will be closed next week for repairs from 9:00 that morning until 3:00 that afternoon each day to all thru traffic. Residents and emergency vehicles will be allowed, but delays will be likely ... read more »