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BPD Looking to Identify Suspect in Library Incident

Apr 13, 2021

The Bartlesville Police Department is looking to identify a person that stole a laptop and a backpack from another patron at the Bartlesville Public Library. Security camera video footage shows a man leaving the library with the merchandise on March 24th, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. The man is seen we ... read more »

Nash Sworn in as Pawhuska Council Member

Apr 13, 2021

Pawhuska voters elected Amber Nash to take over the vacated Ward Two Council Seat last Tuesday and at this week’s meeting, City Attorney John Heskett had the honor of swearing her into office. During the meeting, council members opted to allow Elite Concrete to make road repairs on 11th ... read more »

Accident Near Lowe's Blocks Silverlake Road Traffic

Apr 13, 2021

Silverlake Road between Nowata Road and Adams Boulevard in Bartlesville was impacted by a traffic accident late Tuesday afternoon. According to Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, a minor accident occurred on eastbound Adams Boulevard near Lowe's. Hastings said they've been work ... read more »

Pawhuska School Finances in Good Shape

Apr 13, 2021

Finances were a topic of discussion during Monday evening's city council meeting in Pawhuska. Superintendent David Cash said that the school has done well preparing for any potential economic shortfalls and they are currently in good shape.   Cash says the school has received two ... read more »

Child Abuse Charges Field Against Dewey Man

Apr 13, 2021

Felony Charges of child abuse and a misdemeanor charge of assault and battery were filed against Michael Guy Smith of Dewey. Smith appeared via teleconference from the Washington County Jail for an arraignment on Tuesday afternoon. Smith appeared in court on Monday where a $5,000 bond was set ... read more »

Coffeyville Man Arrested for Truck Theft

Apr 13, 2021

A Coffeyville, Kansas man was arrested by Caney Police on possible charges of Possession of vehicle with Vehicle Identification numbers removed, Possession of a weapon with intent to use, Possession of Stolen Property. The CPD announced the information pertaining to the arrest of James Gruver in ... read more »

Cash Responds to Lifting of Mask Mandate at Indoor Events

Apr 13, 2021

Monday’s school board meeting in Pawhuska turned contentious, as action was taken to lift the mask mandate when gathering at school sanctioned events that take place indoors. It was a 3-1 vote and board member Addie Roanhorse opposed the action. Upon approval of the item, she left the m ... read more »

Tickets For OKM’s 37th Festival Are Now On Sale

Apr 13, 2021

The OKM Music Festival is entering its 37th year as Oklahoma’s premier music festival. Hosting its first festival in 1985, the OKM Music Festival is one of the state’s longest running music festivals to date. From June 10 - 17, Bartlesville will enjoy classical and multi-genre enterta ... read more »

Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Paused Across the State

Apr 13, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has asked that all vaccine sites across the state to put a pause on using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. This comes in the wake of the CDC and FDA making these recommendations so that they can explore rare blood clotting found in six Americans who have ... read more »

Lighthouse Outreach Center to Resume Tours

Apr 13, 2021

The Lighthouse Outreach Center is bringing back its “I Had No Idea” Lunch & Tour, and you’re invited. You can join the Lighthouse Outreach Center staff for lunch with their residents, and see first-hand what life is like at the shelter. The event will be held on Thursday ... read more »

April 11-17 Proclaimed as E911 Professionals Week

Apr 13, 2021

The City of Bartlesville proclaimed this week as Public Safety Telecommunications E911 Professionals Week in a recent City Council meeting. This week recognizes the dispatchers that answer phone calls and send the appropriate emergency response to a scene, including police, fire, and EMS for ... read more »

Veterans Connection to Host Golf Tournament May 14

Apr 13, 2021

The Veterans Connection Organization's Inaugural Golf Tournament will benefit the non-profit's LTJG Jo Allyn Lowe Scholarship Fund. The golf tournament will be held on Friday, May 14th at the Adams Municipal Golf Course at 5801 Tuxedo Boulevard in Bartlesville. Registration will begin ... read more »

State Recognizes April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Apr 13, 2021

The full Senate has given approval to Senate Resolution 12, by Senator Paul Rosino, R-Oklahoma City, recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Sen. Rosino urged Oklahomans to take note of a display of more than a thousand American flags on the south lawn of the state Capitol. He sa ... read more »

Sen. Daniels Sees SB913 Signed into Law

Apr 13, 2021

State Senator Julie Daniels of Bartlesville joined Governor Kevin Stitt and her colleagues in the Blue Room at the State Capitol Building on Monday afternoon to see an administrative procedure reform bill signed into law. The measure, authored by Sen. Daniels, creates the Joint Committee on A ... read more »

Tickets for the 2021 OKM Music Festival On Sale Now!

Apr 13, 2021

It's official. Your 2021 OKM Music Festival Tickets are on sale now! You can log on to OKMmusic.org for more ticket information! The annual festival is part of what OKM means to our community. The mission of OKM is to deliver high quality music and cultural experiences for all ages. O ... read more »