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Second Grade Class Goes to the Capitol

Dec 06, 2018

Emily Voelkers, the second grade teacher at Richard Kane Elementary School, took her class to a tree lighting ceremony at the state capitol building in Oklahoma City on Tuesday. Voelkers believes her class was able to learn a lot from the experience. The class also got to meet several dignita ... read more »

United Turf and Track to Replace Custer Field Stadium Turf

Dec 06, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board held a special meeting at the Education Service Center on Thursday morning to discuss bids for turf replacement. Among the several bidders wanting to replace the turf at Custer Field Stadium at Bartlesville High School, United Turf and Track from Edmond was awarded t ... read more »

Senator Daniels Named to Leadership Role

Dec 05, 2018

Bartlesville's Senator Jullie Daniels has been named to the Senate Republican Leadership team for the 57th Legislature.  Senate President Pro Tempore designate Greg Treat announced his selection of Senator Kim David of Porter to serve as Majority Floor Leader and Senator Roger Thompson o ... read more »

Anticipating Winter Weather in Washington County

Dec 05, 2018

The Washington County Emergency Management crews prepare for the winter weather that is expected to hit northeast Oklahoma on Friday and Saturday. Washington County Emergency Management Director Kerry Cox says the forecast is constantly changing. For now, Cox says they expect to see 2 to 3 in ... read more »

Messiah Sing-Along to take Place on Sunday

Dec 05, 2018

The Bartlesville Musical Research Society will have a Messiah Sing-Along this Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church in Bartlesville. Conductor and choir director Mark Beckwith says he is looking forward to the event. Beckwith says anyone is welcome to attend, but the same goes for those who ... read more »

Turf Replacement for Custer Stadium on Board Agenda

Dec 05, 2018

The Bartlesville Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6th in the Education Service Center. In the meeting, the board will consider and possibly vote to approve the bid for turf replacement at Custer Field Stadium. The turf replacement at Custer Field Stadium is the onl ... read more »

Osage Emergency Management Crews Prepare for Storm

Dec 05, 2018

All indications point to the real possibility of a winter storm this weekend. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts says his crews are preparing for the worst before things get too bad on Friday going into Saturday. Roberts says it is still too early to tell exactly how much ice and sn ... read more »

ARF of Bartlesville Works Toward a Outdoor Cat Enclosure

Dec 05, 2018

Despite the severe weather last Friday, the Animal Rescue Foundation in Bartlesville had a successful Puttin’ on the Leash event. Advisory Board Member Rhonda Freeman says their annual fundraiser event was well attended and that they raised about $22,000. While that's a lower amount tha ... read more »

Bartlesville Recycling Survey to Launch in 2019

Dec 05, 2018

The City of Bartlesville’s Public Works Department has tried to keep the recycling center open for extended hours in the past but ran into problems with people dumping garbage, trash and other items at the center during off hours. That lead to the reduction of the recycling center&rsqu ... read more »

Detours Mentioned in Hwy 123 Bridge Plans

Dec 05, 2018

Earlier this week, the Washington County Commissioners mentioned an upcoming public meeting that the Oklahoma Department of Transportation will hold in Bartlesville. The public meeting held by ODOT in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration will cover construction plans for the state ... read more »

Leaf and Branch Collection Coming to Bartlesville

Dec 05, 2018

The City of Bartlesville’s next free leaf and grass collection is scheduled for December 17th through the 21st. Residents can place their leaves at the curb in bags on their normal trash collection day and the leaves will be collected by the Solid Waste crew. Collection is for leave ... read more »

Auction Held to Raise Money for Pawhuska Teachers

Dec 05, 2018

Osage artist Addie Roanhorse, along with her daughter Anya, helped raise $2,000 for Pawhuska Public School teachers last Friday at The Little Rain Song Loft in downtown Pawhuska. Two months ago, Roanhorse bought 100 canvases with the idea to distribute them to children at the school and have ... read more »

Civitan Park Pavilion Completed

Dec 04, 2018

Civitan Park, also known as “dinosaur park” has a new 20-foot by 44-foot picnic pavilion — thanks to donations from Bartlesville Civitan Club and other community organizations. The pavilion cost approximately $29,000, which was purchased with funds raised by the Civitan Club ... read more »

Richard Kane Class Goes to State Capitol

Dec 04, 2018

A second-grade class at Richard Kane Elementary has been chosen to decorate a Christmas tree as part of Governor Fallin’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the State Capitol. Second grade teacher Emily Voelkers will join Governor Fallin and State Superintendent of Schools Joy Hofmeist ... read more »

School Board Filings Update as Deadline Approaches

Dec 04, 2018

The Washington County Election Board Office has released new Board of Education filings. Alison Clark filed for the office three school board seat with Bartlesville Public Schools on Tuesday. Over in Copan, Shanda Davis has filed for the office four school board seat. On Monday, office three ... read more »