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Fincher, Others Want to Hear from Constituents

Feb 08, 2019

Darrell Fincher has had a busy first week in his new role in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Gov. Kevin Stitt recently visited the House of Representatives to work towards functional relationships with the representatives. Fincher says what Gov. Stitt displayed in the House is what he ... read more »

County Commissioners to Hear from AT&T

Feb 08, 2019

With 29 items on the agenda, it looks to be a busy morning at Monday’s county commissioner meeting in Pawhuska. Paul E. Despain of AT&T will be on hand to discuss what it would take to bring their services to the county. He will also talk about the effects construction will have to ... read more »

OKWU Baseball Cancels Friday's Game

Feb 07, 2019

Winter weather has put a halt on Oklahoma Wesleyan’s first weekend home series. OKWU announced via social media that Friday’s game against Grandview has been cancelled. No announcements have been made in regards to a schedule doubleheader on Saturday at Bill Doenges Memorial Stadium. ... read more »

Ramp Reopens in Bartlesville After Inclement Weather

Feb 07, 2019

The southbound ramp off Adams Boulevard reopened in Bartlesville Thursday afternoon. Public Works Director Keith Henry says they got a call around 2 Thursday morning in regards to a plugged up storm drain. Henry says crews responded to the call and blocked off the ramp because it was impossible f ... read more »

Permits Still Needed for Anticipated Restaurant

Feb 07, 2019

The City of Bartlesville and the Bartlesville Development Authority has no new information regarding the location of a Popeye's restaurant in Bartlesville. The restaurant is presumably still set for construction at the former Sooner Motel site on U.S. Highway 75. The BDA was authorized so ... read more »

Man Arrested for Failing to Register as Sex Offender

Feb 07, 2019

A Mannford resident with history of sex crimes toward minors was arrested on charges of failure to register as a sex offender and offender living within 2,000 feet of a school. Dirk Stires, also known as Dirk Suckley, was arraigned at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday on two felony cha ... read more »

South Coffeyville Man Charged in January Assault Incident

Feb 07, 2019

A South Coffeyville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing charges for an early January incident in which he allegedly struck an elderly man at Bartlesville’s Walmart. Matthew Sturgeon is being charged with aggravated assault after being convicted of two or more ... read more »

Spots Still Open for Valentines Day Dinner

Feb 07, 2019

The Price Tower's Copper Restaurant + Bar has a two night Valentine’s Day Dinner planned out for next week. Director of Development Louann Buhlinger explains that they still have room available for those interested in attending. Buhlingers says you can experience a romantic five-cou ... read more »

Second Arrest Made in Motel Robbery

Feb 06, 2019

A second arrest has been made in connection to an armed robbery that occurred at Bartlesville’s Skyline Motel last Friday. 18-year-old Tahya Ogans appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing charges of conjoint robbery as well as assault and battery. 35-year-old Qui ... read more »

Osage County Roads Still Hazardous

Feb 07, 2019

It doesn't appear as though temperatures are going to make it above freezing on a cold and dreary Thursday but Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts says roads are improving. Because of these slick conditions, Roberts says it is important that drivers take it easy as they navigate ... read more »

Elder Care Still Offering Some Services Thursday

Feb 07, 2019

Elder Care in Bartlesville has closed its building today due to the slick roads. Administrative Director Jennifer Ennis says that the building may be closed, but they will still offer some services to those who need it. She says this is true for holidays as well. One of the services is the B ... read more »

Palmetto Drive Rehab Project Work to Begin in March

Feb 07, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council voted unanimously this week to approve a contract for work on the Palmetto Drive Rehabilitation Project. This is an Oak Park street project that includes rehabilitating the pavement on Palmetto Drive from Sooner Road to Virginia Avenue. The rehabilitation include ... read more »

Municipal Candidates File for Office in Washington County

Feb 07, 2019

Copan voters and Ochelata voters will have a choice of candidates for municipal office.   Jerre Jay challenged incumbent ward one candidate David Long for his Copan city council seat and Michele Rader challenged incumbent Doris Young for the office of Ochelata Treasurer.  Both offi ... read more »

Pawhuska Power Outage Causes Police Problem

Feb 07, 2019

Icing in the Pawhuska area caused a power outage overnight and Thursday morning for Pawhuska. Pawhuska poilce are now asking for public cooperation.   The outage caused a probeme with the department's phone system. The police ask that you call the Osage County Sheriff's Offi ... read more »

Sen. Lankford Introduces Senate Rules Resolution

Feb 06, 2019

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford and Senate Rules and Administration Committee Chairman Roy Blunt introduced a resolution to update the Senate rules for most Senate-confirmed nominees. The resolution would reduce the 30 hours of post-cloture debate time to two hours for most nominees, including ma ... read more »