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Bartlesville Public Library assists on Path to Citizenship

Jul 26, 2018

The Bartlesville Public Library would like to announce that they have the people and resources to help those that need to obtain their U.S. citizenship. Literacy Council member Joni Elmore talks about citizenship services provided Those trying to gain citizenship in the US, they must firs ... read more »

Senator Daniels Calls First Task Force Meeting Informative

Jul 26, 2018

Bartlesville’s Senator Julie Daniels is one of the legislators assigned to a legislative marijuana task force which met for the first time Wednesday.   Daniels calls to the meeting very informative.   Daniels says it was helpful to begin by hearing from the four State ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested for Third Time This Year

Jul 25, 2018

A Bartlesville man was arrested for the third this calendar year after multiple burglaries and an assault. Kedrin Dixon stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing five different charges stemming from a July 23 incident. According to a court document, Dixon is f ... read more »

Skiatook Man Arrested for Growing Marijuana

Jul 25, 2018

A Skiatook man was arrested on a warrant after marijuana plants were found on his property. John Carson Jr. stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing a felonious count of producing marijuana. According to an affidavit, a woman alerted police of marijuana pla ... read more »

Bartlesville Teen Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Jul 25, 2018

The driver of a motorcycle was injured just after midnight Wednesday morning.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a Bartlesville 17 year-old was traveling westbouind on County Road 1500 4-tenths of a miles east of County Road 3490, two miles west of Dewey when he tried to miss a deer.  ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jul 24, 2018

A Bartlesville man made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. Donald Driskel is facing a charge of domestic abuse assault and battery for an incident that occurred on July 8. According to an affidavit, Driskel was at home when a woman came to his residence to retrieve ... read more »

Tulsa Mayor Declares 'Ed Gordon Day'

Jul 24, 2018

August 1 has been officially announced as Ed Gordon Day according to a proclamation from Tulsa mayor G.T. Bynum. Gordon is retiring after 27 years with the city effective August 1. Bynum complimented Gordon’s leadership, saying in a press release, “Gordon is recognized by citi ... read more »

Garland: "Bartlesville Committment Continues"

Jul 24, 2018

Phillips 66 Chief Executive Officer, Greg Garland talked about numbers during a Tuesday chamber forum in Bartlesville.  When it came to Oklahoma and Bartlesville numbers, he highlighted 205 million dollars in taxes paid in Oklahoma; 366 million dollars in P66 payroll; 3 thousand 424 employee ... read more »

State to Vote on Optometry Question

Jul 24, 2018

Gov. Mary Fallin has authorized a state question that would allow eye doctors to practice inside Oklahoma retail establishments to appear on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.   Fallin signed an election proclamation Monday after officials certified that supporters had met procedura ... read more »

Cherokee Nation to Build J-Intersection on U. S. 75

Jul 24, 2018

The Cherokee Nation has been awarded a $411,000 grant that it will use to prevent traffic crashes and improve traffic flow on U. S. Highway 75 east of Ochelata.   A "J-Turn" will be built at the intersection of 75 and Washington County's 2900 Road, which has been the scene ... read more »

Bartlesville High School to Roll Out Chromebooks

Jul 24, 2018

Bartlesville High School students will all use Chromebooks this school year.  Superintendent Chuck McCauley says returning sophomores already have Chromebooks issued to them last year and now the other three years will pick up the technology.   Students will need to have a paren ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Award Bid

Jul 23, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday morning in downtown Bartlesville. Mike Bouvier was absent, but both Mike Dunlap and Mitch Antle were on hand. The board approved lease agreements with John Deere on two Motor Graders. Commissioner Dunlap ... read more »

Former Local Standouts Continuing Pro Careers

Jul 23, 2018

Two former local players are currently playing professional baseball in the hopes of making it to the major leagues. Former Dewey Bulldogger Carson LaRue is seeing good results for the Single-A Buies Creek Astros of the Carolina League. LaRue has a 5-6 record with a 4.85 ERA over 18 appearanc ... read more »

Man Arrested After Assault on Grandmother

Jul 23, 2018

A 21-year-old Bartlesville man was arrested last week after an alleged assault on his grandmother. Kyle White made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a charge domestic assault and battery. According to an affidavit, officers made contact with White a few blocks ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss E911 Process

Jul 23, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners held a lengthy discussion over E911 services at a Monday morning meeting. Lance Terry from the state 911 authority as well as members from the Mission Critical Partners were on hand to lead the informational discussion. Terry gave several options on how to go a ... read more »