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Woman Arrested After Trying to Sell Stolen Property

Oct 10, 2018

A Nowata woman was charged with first degree burglary after more than $80,000 worth of merchandise came up missing from a residence in Bartlesville. Tabitha Hurley was arraigned on Wednesday at the Washington County Courthouse. According to an affidavit, Hurley was with her boyfriend in Tulsa ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Gives Fake Name After DUI Arrest

Oct 10, 2018

A Bartlesville gave a fake name to police after he was arrested for driving under the influence on Sunday. Aaron Perkins stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of DUI and false impersonation to create liability. According to an affidavit, an officer noticed a ... read more »

Sen. Julie Daniels Hopeful for Marijuana Recommendations

Oct 10, 2018

The bipartisan, Oklahoma Senate and Oklahoma House working group on medical marijuana implementation on Wednesday unanimously approved priorities for medical marijuana testing in a bipartisan vote in a move that will help ensure Oklahomans have access to safe and effective medicine, the group&rsq ... read more »

Kiwanis Club Taking Christmas Parade Applications

Oct 10, 2018

The Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville will announce their grand marshal soon for the Bartlesville Christmas Parade. This year’s theme for the Bartlesville Christmas is “A Family Christmas.” The Bartlesville Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1 and lineup for the p ... read more »

Kiwanis Club Gearing Up for Holiday Wreaths and More

Oct 10, 2018

Approximately 40 non-profit organizations will participate in the 5th Annual Bartlesville Holiday Wreaths & More. Each non-profit participates by entering a wreath to be sold by silent auction. 100-percent of the proceeds from the event will go towards the participating non-profits. The w ... read more »

Masonic Lodge to Have Fundraiser Breakfast

Oct 10, 2018

A breakfast at the Bartlesville Masonic Lodge will raise funds for Bartlesville Education Promise’s educational programs. Martin Garber with Bartlesville Education Promise says a large number of students took advantage of at least one program BEP had to offer last year with their funds from ... read more »

Vested Interest in K9s Donates Another Protective Vest

Oct 10, 2018

An Osage County Sheriff’s Office K9 named Narc receives a body armor donation on Wednesday. Narc has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was embroidered with the sentiment “In ... read more »

Cops and Rodders Car Show Raises Support for Local Family

Oct 10, 2018

The 4th Annual Cops and Rodders Benefit Car Show sponsored by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reserve program raised 50-percent of their concession proceeds for a Bartlesville police lieutenant’s family. Lt. Robb Fouts lost his fight with cancer to the shock of many in the comm ... read more »

City Manager Bailey Stresses Importance of Local Elections

Oct 10, 2018

The Nov. 6 General Election draws closer and closer as we find ourselves under a month away from the election. The Regular Municipal election for the City of Bartlesville’s Ward 2 and Ward 4 will also take place on Nov. 6. Bartlesville City Manager Mike Bailey says he wants people to be ... read more »

Dewey Economic Development Discusses Top City Needs

Oct 09, 2018

The Dewey Economic Development Authority met Tuesday morning to speak with an Oklahoma Department of Commerce member. In the meeting, the authority went over a GAP analysis form provided by Northeast Regional Development Specialist Charlotte Howe with Oklahoma’s commerce department. ... read more »

Bartlesville Elementary Principals Optimistic Test Scores Will Rise

Oct 09, 2018

The Bartlesville Board of Education holds a special meeting Tuesday afternoon to listen to site updates by several district schools. Sites updated at the meeting included Madison and Central Middle Schools, and Hoover, Jane Phillips and Wilson Elementary Schools. Principals for each school update ... read more »

Nowata Preparing for Chouteau

Oct 09, 2018

The Nowata Ironmen will look to rebound after 28-0 loss last week to Salina as week seven of the high school football season approaches. Nowata’s offense moved the ball well but the Ironmen couldn’t punch it in after multiple redzone attempts leading to the team’s first shutout ... read more »

Arvest Bank to Honor Oklahoma Teachers Again

Oct 09, 2018

For the third consecutive year, Arvest Bank will honor teachers throughout the state of Oklahoma by awarding 36 educators with a total of $18,000 in prize money. One $500 award will go to a teacher from Washington County. The decision to award 36 $500 gifts to individual teachers from 29 coun ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Meet

Oct 09, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners held a brief meeting on Tuesday morning where discussion was continued about the possible school supply donation made by Walmart to the sheriff’s office. Chairman Doug Sonenberg was absent from the meeting so commissioner’s Bud Frost and Curtis Barn ... read more »

Nowata Sheriff Investigating Weekend Shooting

Oct 09, 2018

Nowata County Sheriff Kenny Freeman gave a statement on Tuesday regarding an alleged shooting that took place over the weekend. Freeman says the shooting involved a juvenile. He gave this a statement: “This is a horrible tragedy and my heart goes out to the family. As a father, I cannot ... read more »