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Senator Lankford Pushes Back Against Anti-School Choice Rules

Sep 13, 2022

Earlier this year, the federal Department of Education implemented new rules that changed the 28-year-old bipartisan Charter School Program (CSP). The new rules were designed to be a one-size-fits-all standardization of how charter schools operate in order to receive federal funding. Since its im ... read more »

Law Enforcement Clarifies When to Call 911

Sep 13, 2022

Amidst an increase in violence and mental health breakdowns recorded across the country, law enforcement agencies are issuing appeals to residents to speak up and report anything that seems peculiar in their neighborhood or city. At a recent Community Meeting held by the Bartlesville Police D ... read more »

RSU Recognized by US News & World Report

Sep 13, 2022

Rogers State University has been ranked number 14 in the latest Regional Colleges report and number 5 in the Top Public Schools in the West by US News & World Report in its latest release of rankings of colleges. RSU was ranked number 4 in Best Value. US News & World Report College Ra ... read more »

ConocoPhillips CEO at Chamber Forum

Sep 13, 2022

  ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance was the guest speaker at the Bartlesville Chamber Forum on Tuesday at City Church ahead of his appearance at the United Way Golf outing at Adams Golf Course.   Lance spoke at length about the balance of driving results for shareholders while p ... read more »

OKM: Oktobefest, Spooky Strings and Cristkindl Market

Sep 13, 2022

  Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Mikala Curless said Oktoberfest is set for Saturday, October 1 from 3:00-9:00pm, between 4th and 5th street at the OKM Office: 415 S. Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, OK.  Vendors are welcome!   Mikala invites you to enjoy handcrafted beer ... read more »

65th Annual Pentasectional Meeting in Bartlesville

Sep 13, 2022

The Northern Oklahoma local section of American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced on its website that the 65th Annual Pentasectional Meeting will be held in Bartlesville on October 8 at the Phillips 66 Research Center on Highwy 60 at Highway 123.  The theme of this year's conferen ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair Sep 14-17

Sep 13, 2022

The Osage County Free Fair kicks off to the public on Thursday. There is something fun for the whole family and good food. If you disagree with that, you may want to go get that checked out.  There will be food trucks, vendors and a Chili-Salsa Cookoff. If that is not up your alley, no n ... read more »

Osage County District Two to Sign with Cox Communications

Sep 13, 2022

The Osage County Commissioners met Monday during their regularly scheduled meetings and agreed to sign a franchise agreement with Cox Communications. This agreement is set for ONLY DISTRICT 2.  It is meant to help the rural areas have better access to better internet connection. This wil ... read more »

Electronic Synergy Foundation to Hold a Local Electronic Recycling Event September 17

Sep 13, 2022

Electronic Synergy Foundation will host an electronic recycling event in Bartlesville on Sept. 17. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sooner Pool parking area, 420 S.E. Madison Blvd.   According to the information provided by the City of Bartlesville in its City Bea ... read more »

Woolaroc Fall Trail Ride Scheduled for Sept 17

Sep 13, 2022

Woolaroc Museum & Preserve is inviting all equestrians and just plain horse riders to its annual Fall Trail RIde, to be held on Saturday, Septemner 17 beginning at 10 am. Riders will cover approximately 15 miles of terrain that is rarely seen by the general public. While riding, it is likely ... read more »

CommUNITY Fest to be Sept 17 at Unity Square

Sep 13, 2022

The annual CommUNITY FEST is scheduled for September 17 this year from 4 to 10 pm at the Tower Center at Unity Square, 300 SE Adams Boulevard in Bartlesville. The event will feature cultural groups performing on the green, food trucks in the parking lot, and musical groups on stage. For a com ... read more »

Traffic Reminder: Closures Near Cherokee Bridge

Sep 13, 2022

There are a series of closures near the Cherokee to facilitate the Oklahoma Department of Transportation's construction work on the bridge. Drivers are advised to find an alternative route through downtown Bartlesville.  ... read more »

Group Of Young Men Harassing Residents Of Caney

Sep 13, 2022

  Caney Chief of Police, Kevin Kitterman, is asking the citizens of Caney to assist officers in reporting incidents of disorderly conduct of a small group of young men who have been driving around Caney harassing people in their yards, or walking down the street. Although the incidents s ... read more »

First Responders Enjoy A Catered Lunch

Sep 12, 2022

Fifty people attended the First Reponders Luncheon hosted by Arnold Moore Neecamp at their location on Dewey Avenue in Bartlesville today. This was the third year that the funeral home had hosted an event near September 11 as a thank-you to law enforcement, firefighers, EMTS and others who offer ... read more »

Sunday Crash Involves Multiple People

Sep 12, 2022

A crash that occurred just before 11 am on Sunday morning sent two people to a hospital in Tulsa in serious condition and causes a backup at the corner of Price Road and Highway 75.   Two vehicles involved in the crash caught fire.   Captain Jay Hastings of the Bartlesv ... read more »