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Student Brings Gun to Madison Middle School

Feb 05, 2018

Madison Middle school was placed on lockdown around 2:15 Monday afternoon after a student allegedly brought a gun to the school’s campus. The student was confronted by school officials but he refused to be searched and left the building. The student tried to leave the school grounds but ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Appoint New Sheriff

Feb 05, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners appointed Kenny Freeman to serve as sheriff in a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Freeman is taking over the remainder of former sheriff Sandy Hadley’s term who retired at the end of January. Freeman was born and raised in Nowata County and ... read more »

Chic-Fil-A Asks Guests to Leave Due to Alarm

Feb 05, 2018

Some Bartlesville Chic-fil-a customers were apparently asked to leave the store just before 9 o'clock Monday morning.  Bartlesville Police Department Public Information Officer, Captain Jay Hastings says the incident was prompted when a carbon monoxide detector activated.   ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meet Monday

Feb 05, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning at 9, as it is the first of the month meeting. The Commissioners approved several forms for roadwork and declared several items as surplus before moving to the Commissioners' Report. During which, Commissioner Mike Dunlap ... read more »

Parker Receives Sodexo Experience Award

Feb 05, 2018

Kitchen Manager at Bartlesville's Hoover Elementary School, Beverly Parker received a National Sodexo Experience Award last week.    Parker played a heroic role in preventing what could have been a serious or tragic accident. Instead of a tragedy, Parker’s actions crea ... read more »

Changes Coming to Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Feb 04, 2018

Starting next month, the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise will publish its paper five days a week -- that's instead of the current six days a week.   Examiner-Enterprise Publisher, Matt Tranquil made the announcement in his Sunday editorial -- titled "EE making some changes& ... read more »

ACCO Pays to Send County Through Training

Feb 03, 2018

The Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma or ACCO has set aside funds to provide Oklahoma County Employees and Sheriff Deputies an opportunity to train for dangerous environments and situations, from the safety of a simulation. ACCO contracted the training through Autry Technical Center ... read more »

Livingston's Bond Remains Unchanged

Feb 02, 2018

A Bartlesville man involved in a local shooting will not have his bond reduced. Michael Livingston appeared in Washington County Court Friday morning where his request was deferred to Judge Curtis DeLapp who originally set the bond. Reportedly, attorneys wanted the bond reduced for treatm ... read more »

PSO Trimming Trees In Town

Feb 01, 2018

Public Service Company of Oklahoma will have contract crews trimming trees in Bartlesville for the next few days. Bacco Tree Service has been contracted to complete the work in the areas between the south and north borders of Nowata Road and Southeast Adams, and east and west borders of Bison ... read more »

Second Man Arraigned in Grisly Kidnapping Case

Feb 01, 2018

A second suspect in a gruesome alleged kidnapping was arraigned on Thursday. Jeremy Dempster appeared with council in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse. Dempster is facing multiple felony charges including kidnapping, maiming and assault with a dangerous weapon. The co-defe ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on Threats to Kill Charge

Feb 01, 2018

 A domestic incident that became heated resulted in a Bartlesville man making severe threats and getting arrested. Maurice Mattic stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing a misdemeanor count of threats to kill for an incident that occurred late Wednesday ni ... read more »

Pathfinder Grant Submitted

Jan 31, 2018

Participation in the preparation of a grant application for Pathfinder Parkway have improved the City's chances for receiving the funding.   The City of Bartlesville is seeking grant funding for $132,700 to leverage existing local funding for improvements to Pathfinder Parkway, s ... read more »

Oklahoma Union Schools to Hold Bond Election

Jan 31, 2018

The Oklahoma Union School District will be putting a bond proposal before voters. The proposal totals just over $2.5 million in bond funds. The purpose of these bonds will be to provide maintenance, remodeling and repairs to any school buildings that need it. The bond measure will be on b ... read more »

OKWU Looking For Actors

Jan 31, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is hosting an open casing call in February for a student short film. Assistant Professor of Communication Arts, Evan Hewitt, says that they will be telling a modern rendition of the Biblical Good Samaritan Story. Casting will take place on February 10 at the T ... read more »

Local Boy Struck By Car

Jan 31, 2018

A local boy was struck by a car last night in town. According to Police Captain Jay Hastings, the boy darted out into the street around Adams Boulevard and Choctaw Avenue. The car was traveling west and struck the child causing injuries to him. The driver was not injured and was not issue ... read more »