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Bartlesville Council Stays Busy Monday Night

Dec 02, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council met for a lengthy, but productive meeting Monday evening at City Hall to get a number of things accomplished. Director of Engineering Micah Siemers showed the councilors what improvements need to be made across the city. This includes transportation upgrades, roa ... read more »

PODCAST: U.S. Sen. Lankford Talks Federal Fumbles and Impeachment

Dec 05, 2019

U.S. Senator Lankford talks with Bartlesville Radio about his 5th edition of Federal Fumbles: Ways the government dropped the ball and he also weighs in on the impeach hearings.   ... read more »

Kansas Man Eludes Washington County Officers

Dec 04, 2019

A Kansas man was arrested on Tuesday night after eluding police in Washington County. Christopher Hodges of Niotaze appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing misdemeanor charges of driving while impaired and eluding an officer. Court documents allege that Hodges was dri ... read more »

Mayor Commends City Officials for Improved ISO Rating

Dec 04, 2019

The City of Dewey's ISO rating dropped from a 5 to a 3 in recent weeks, and city officials are still ecstatic about the news. Mayor Tom Hays thanked the Dewey Fire Department and Dewey Public Works for their efforts in making this happen. He is also proud of the Dewey City Council for bei ... read more »

Fire Line Valve Fixed, Concrete Repairs to Follow

Dec 04, 2019

City of Bartlesville crews responded to a call about a leak in front of City Hall at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Water Utilities Director Terry Lauritsen said the crews worked all night to repair a fire line valve leak in front of the municipal building. He said they completed repairs around 8:00 o ... read more »

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony to Take Place in Dewey

Dec 04, 2019

The Dewey Economic Development Authority is set and ready to hold a Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 5th. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease said there will be entertainment for the program. The Dewey High School Band and Choir will be in attendance to raise some holiday cheer wi ... read more »

Local Author to Discuss Book at the Library on Thursday

Dec 04, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library will conclude a special program by local authors discussing their books on Thursday, Dec. 5th, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the library’s Meeting Room A. Authors Mark Darrah and John Dwyer have already discussed their books, and now Susan Kates will discuss ... read more »

City of Dewey Changes Policy on Purchasing Items

Dec 04, 2019

The Dewey City Council considered approving a resolution to amend the accounting and financial policies for municipal employees and public works employees. Mayor Tom Hays said this was an item that the Dewey City Council spent some time discussing in a November meeting. City Manager Kevin ... read more »

Library to Offer 'College Preparation Talk' Series

Dec 04, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library will offer the public a free series of talks for middle school and high school students and their parents. These talks, presented by Vicki Curless, will be about various issues pertaining to college entrance. Curless is a 30-year veteran of academic teaching, e ... read more »

“Green Country Christmas” Daily Drawings are underway!

Dec 04, 2019

Local shoppers have the opportunity to win more than $30,000 in cash and prizes during the 20th Annual “Shop at Home for the Holidays” Green Country Christmas promotion in Bartlesville and Dewey, sponsored by KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM, the Examiner-Enterprise and local businesses.  Com ... read more »

Delaware Man Found with Drugs, Illegal Firearm

Dec 03, 2019

A Delaware man was arrested and charged with three felonies and two misdemeanor counts after being found with methamphetamine, marijuana and firearms. Chance Thomison appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. According to an affidavit, Thomison was pulled ov ... read more »

OSBI Closes Investigation in 2017 Nowata County Death

Dec 02, 2019

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is no longer looking into the 2017 death of a Nowata County man. An OSBI press release stated that investigators were lead to believe the death of 42-year-old Jerry Gearing was a suicide after a witness came forward with information. The agency had b ... read more »

Ocheleta Man Charged with Domestic Abuse

Dec 03, 2019

An Ocheleta man was arrested on a warrant stemming from a domestic violence charge. Justin Ward appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a count domestic abuse by strangulation for an incident that occurred in late November. According to an affidavit, a female victim rep ... read more »

Truity Makes Donation to Tower Center Project

Dec 03, 2019

At Monday evening's city council meeting in Bartlesville, Truity Credit Union presented a $10,000 donation to the council. That money will go toward the Tower Center at Unity Square Project. CEO Dennis Halpin is very excited to see this money be put to good use. “We are proud to sup ... read more »

Rehab Project for Eight County Bridges to Begin Soon

Dec 03, 2019

According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, a project to rehabilitate eight bridges on U.S. Highway 75 in Washington County is scheduled to begin Monday, Dec. 9th. There will be various lane closures in the corridor throughout the project, and drivers should plan ahead for extra t ... read more »