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Cell Phones to be Part of National Alert System Test

Oct 03, 2018

Chances are you will receive a "Presidential Alert" on your cell phone this afternoon.  It's part of a national Emergency Action System test.     The EAS system traces its roots back to the Emergency Broadcasting System from the 50s and 60s.  The sys ... read more »

Gritty OKU Softball Team Makes First Ever State Appearance

Oct 02, 2018

A late rally erased a 1-0 deficit and clinched a spot in the 2A state tournament for Oklahoma Union softball for the first time in team history. The Lady Cougars needed extra innings to squeeze the regional host, Minco to advance to state after a 2-1 victory. Head coach Thad Hewitt who has co ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Fires Shots at iPhone

Oct 02, 2018

A man who became frustrated with his estranged wife allegedly shot her cell phone six times with a firearm. Joseph Moore appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of burglary in the first degree, malicious damage to private property and recklessly handling a firearm. ... read more »

Bartelsville Man Arrested After Threatening Wife

Oct 02, 2018

A Bartlesville man found himself in police custody after making threats toward his wife late Monday night. Dustin Hiefner appeared at the Washington County courthouse on Tuesday facing charges of domestic abuse, threats to kill and interfering with an emergency phone call. According to an aff ... read more »

Big Brothers Big Sisters Changes Logo

Oct 02, 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters launches a new logo in an effort to recruit more mentors. Bartlesville Area Director Charlene Dew says that the new logo should clarify the identity of Big Brothers Big Sisters. A branding firm took a survey and found that only 11-percent of people surveyed knew which ... read more »

Two Officers Arrested in Pawhuska

Oct 02, 2018

Our news partners at the News on 6 say two Pawhuska police officers were arrested after an incident at the jail involving a person who had been arrested. According to an affidavit, Officer Robert Rulo said a person he had arrested, Brandon Jacobson, had spit in his patrol car. Rulo wante ... read more »

Non Profit Donates Vests to K9 Officers

Oct 02, 2018

Three Bartlesville Police Department K9’s receive body armor donations Tuesday.   Bartlesville Police Department’s K9’s Atlas, Baron and Borg all have received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organizatio ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Investigate Credit Card Crimes

Oct 02, 2018

The Bartlesville Police Department has received 19 reports from local victims who experienced unauthorized credit or debit card charges over the weekend. Captain Jay Hastings reports the first call came in around 5 o'clock Saturday evening. Most charges showed as cash withdraws from ATM machi ... read more »

City Council Approves Several Bids

Oct 01, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council accepted several bids at Monday night’s regularly scheduled meeting. The council accepted three bids for police equipment, including two bids for police vehicles. The first was for four police pursuit SUV’s. A bid of $110,000 was awarded to Bob Howard ... read more »

Day One for New Bartlesville Police Chief

Oct 01, 2018

Bartlesville’s new Chief of Police Tracy Roles started his new post today. Roles served as the police in Anadarko, Oklahoma for nine year previously. The City of Bartlesville announced the hiring on August 30 but allowed Roles time to move his family before starting the job. Roles takes ... read more »

Council Accepts Maddux's Retirement

Oct 01, 2018

City Attorney Jerry Maddux presented a letter of retirement to the Bartlesville City Council at Monday night’s meeting. Maddux was hired as the city attorney in May of 1975. Maddux stated that he we still make himself available for consultation after his retirement becomes effective in ... read more »

City of Dewey Donates Vehicles, Amends Fiscal Budget

Oct 01, 2018

Dewey City Council members address a dilapidated structure, the amendment of the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget, and the surplus and donation of police vehicles at their regular meeting on Monday. One structure on 700 N Choctaw Street was declared dilapidated by the city council members. The ci ... read more »

Dewey School Board Makes Hires, Approves AD HOC

Oct 01, 2018

Dewey Public Schools discuss agenda items during their regular school board meeting Monday night in the Administration Building. The Dewey School Board would approve the membership of the District AD HOC Committee for the 2018-2019 school year. Superintendent Vince Vincent says is a multipurp ... read more »

ASAP General Manager Warns of Beer Thefts

Oct 01, 2018

An ASAP General Store opens at the intersection of Frank Phillips Boulevard and Highway 123 in Bartlesville. ASAP General Manager Caleb Downs says the community deserves an excellent gas station on the west side of town. ASAP General Stores wants to give back to the people that have given so much ... read more »

Monday District Court Roundup

Oct 01, 2018

Several defendants appeared in front of special judge Jared Sigler at Monday’s arraignments at the Washington County Courthouse. 28-year-old Jesse Garcia of Bartlesville was presented with misdemeanor charges from a shoplifiting incident that occurred last Thursday. Garcia allegedly sto ... read more »