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Fugitive Friday

Dec 01, 2017

Michael M. Watts has walked away from the Tulsa Transitional Center. Watts walked away Feb. 11 from the Tulsa Transitional Center, where he was serving time for drug possession and escape after arrest. Watts is a 26-year-old Native American man with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5-feet 10-inche ... read more »

OKM to Host Christkindl Market Saturday

Dec 01, 2017

OKM Music has expanded offerings from its beginnings with a classical music festival in June.  You can join  OKM Music tomorrow/Saturday/this afternoon and evening for an authentic Christkindl Market from 2 to 8 in downtown Bartlesville. Susan Albert says the street in front of the OKM ... read more »

American to Expand Tulsa Maintenance Workload

Dec 01, 2017

American Airlines announced that airplane maintenance work currently outsourced to South America will be transferred to its maintenance base in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The senior vice president of integrated operations for the Texas-based airline, David Seymour, says the Tulsa Maintenance Base will ... read more »

Chamber Opens Christmas in the Ville

Dec 01, 2017

Bartlesville Chamber President, Brian Lawrence welcomed owners and employees of chamber businesses to the opening of Bartlesville's Christmas in the Ville ice skating rink Thursday/last night.  Lawrence credited chamber executive director Sheri Wilt for the idea that is expected to bring ... read more »

No Inspection Yet For New Restaurant

Nov 30, 2017

Construction continues all around Bartlesville, and the idea of new food is something that excites residents of Bartlesville. The process, however, for these restaurants to open is extensive. Several steps have to be completed before restaurants like Panda Express can begin construction, but step ... read more »

ODH Sees Resignations

Nov 30, 2017

The chief operating officer at the Oklahoma State Department of Health has resigned amid a string of departures at the agency.   The Oklahoman reports that a spokesman confirms that Deborah Nichols resigned on Tuesday. The resignation adds another vacancy to be filled at the department. ... read more »

Dewey Hosts Nowata In Hardwood Battle

Nov 30, 2017

Friday marks a big rivalry in the area with Dewey and Nowata going head-to-head. The Ironmen took care of Barnsdall in their only game before Thanksgiving break. While The Bulldoggers season got under way earlier this week with a loss to Sperry. The Doggers were outrebounded significantly by ... read more »

Washington Park Mall Won't Be Sold

Nov 30, 2017

A rumor has circled Bartlesville that the Washington Park Mall has been sold. Matthew, a representative from Rouse Properties who owns the mall, says that couldn't be further from the truth. The decision to not sell the building comes after the mall was put on the market earlier this year ... read more »

Chamber Ice Skating Rink to Open

Nov 30, 2017

You don't have to have your own ice skates or even experience skating to enjoy something new that will draw people to Bartlesville this Christmas season.  Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sherri Wilt says the skate rink opens downtown Bartlesville Friday with free park ... read more »

Caney Valley Students to Hear Nick's Promise

Nov 30, 2017

Students at Ramona's Caney Valley High School will hear a special presentation next Wednesday. Deputy Wheeler of the Pottawatomie County Sheriffs Office will present NICKS PROMISE at the Caney Valley High School that morning at 9 o'clock.   Nick's Promise was created in h ... read more »

Nowata County Man Arrested

Nov 29, 2017

A Nowata  man was in Nowata County Court for multiple charges. Eldon John Ironhawk JR. is charged with First Degree Robbery, consuming intoxicants in a public place, and obstructing an officer. According to an affidavit, officers were dispatched on Tuesday to an intoxicated subject. Upo ... read more »

Law Upheld To Identify Aggravated Sex Offenders In Oklahoma

Nov 29, 2017

A federal appeals court has upheld a 2007 Oklahoma law that allows the state to identify aggravated sex offenders on their driver's licenses.   The Oklahoman reports the ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by Ray Carne, who was convicted of sexually abusing a child.   Carne is ... read more »

Corrections Director Wants To Tripple Budget

Nov 29, 2017

Oklahoma's prison director is asking state lawmakers to triple the agency's budget in spite of a shortfall in the state budget and the possibility of a higher shortfall next year.   Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh said Wednesday the agency is seeking $1.53 billion next year inc ... read more »

Death Penalty Sought For Tulsa Murders

Nov 29, 2017

Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for a man charged in the killings of two people at a north Tulsa park.   Jacky Mayfield is scheduled to go to trial in January 2019 for the shooting deaths of Markey Goff and Meshawna Jones, whose bodies were found inside an SUV parked at ... read more »

Bartlesville High School Student in Custody

Nov 29, 2017

Bartlesville police had to take a Bartlesville High School student into custody.  According to a Facebook post from Bartlesville Public Schools, police took the student into custody Wednesday morning for disturbing the peace.  Authorities found a pellet gun in the student's backpack ... read more »