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Nowata County Commissioners Deal with Election Law

Apr 09, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday morning at the Nowata County Courthouse Annex. It was a short meeting, with the commissioners taking no action on the County Assessor’s Office request to dispose of some equipment it has in surplus. The Assessor ... read more »

Monday Morning Earthquake

Apr 09, 2018

Bartlesville felt an earthquake Monday morning at 5:22.  The U. S. Geological Survey reports the 4.3 magnitude quake was centered 27 kilometers west south-west of Perry.   Reports show the quake was felt in Bartlesville, Owasso, Tulsa, McAlester, Chickasha.  Reports also sh ... read more »

Oklahoma Teachers Still Have Requests

Apr 08, 2018

Oklahoma teachers are expected to enter a second week of massive demonstrations pushing state lawmakers to increase education funding.   Leaders of Oklahoma's largest teachers union said protests at the Capitol would continue Monday unless lawmakers pass a repeal of a capital gai ... read more »

BPS Not In School On Monday After Meeting

Apr 06, 2018

The Bartlesville Board of Education held a special meeting on Friday afternoon in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium at BHS where they gathered input on the ongoing teacher walkout.   During the meeting it was announced that the walkout would continue - and Bartlesville will not have sc ... read more »

State Senate Passes More Revenue Bills

Apr 06, 2018

The Oklahoma Senate finished business on Friday with three votes related to the Oklahoma Teacher Walkout.  Just before noon, the Senate passed HB1019, the Amazon Reseller Sales Tax which is expected to generate $20 million per year in extra revenue.  Bartlesville’s Julie Danie ... read more »

Man In Court For Two Cases

Apr 06, 2018

A Bartlesville man was in court on Thursday afternoon for a second incident in 2018. Patrick Austin Bradley was charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, months after being charged with 3rd Degree Arson. According to an affidavit, police responded to a car accident near a local gas statio ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With DUI

Apr 06, 2018

A Bartlesville man was taken in for Drinking and Driving on Wednesday night. Matthew Forrest was charged with DUI, Transporting an Open Alcoholic Beverage, and General Speeding. According to an affidavit, an officer was parked when he observed a white truck going 10 miles-per-hour over the sp ... read more »

BPS To Hold Special Meeting On Friday

Apr 05, 2018

The BartlesvilleSchool Board will conduct a special meeting on Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock in the Fine Arts Center auditorium at Bartlesville High School to gather public input on the ongoing teacher walkout.    The board will consider a resolution to reconvene school as s ... read more »

City of Pawhuska and Pawhuska School District Joining Forces

Apr 05, 2018

The City of Pawhuska and the Pawhuska School District held a leadership meeting earlier in the month and discussed shared goals and priorities, where a renewed commitment to work and communicate in a more efficient and positive manner, was made.    In a joint press release, the ... read more »

Police Looking For Help In Drive-By Shooting

Apr 05, 2018

Bartlesville Police received a call from a female saying her ex boy-friend had just shot at her while she was a passenger in a car driving down Frank Phillips on Wednesday. She and her friend drove to the Washington County Sheriffs Office and reported they observed several bullet holes on the rig ... read more »

Man Arrested For Domestic Assault And Weed

Apr 05, 2018

A Bartlesville man appeared in the Washington County Court on Thursday for multiple counts, including one of the felonious nature.   Jeffory Miller was taken in on charges of Domestic Abuse by Strangulation, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on Wednesday. ... read more »

OKM Announces 2018 Festival Headliners

Apr 05, 2018

Bartlesville's OKM Music has announced the line-up for this year's festival June 8th through the 15th.  Development Director, Ashley LaRue says the OKM board is excited about the 2018 season.   This year's festival will feature what it has been known for such as the ... read more »

Man Caught In Copan Burglary

Apr 05, 2018

A man was taken to the Washington County Correctional facility for a burglary that took place earlier in the month.   James Cates Jr. was in Washington County Court on Thursday with one count of Burglary in the 2nd Degree at a residence. According to an affidavit, a Washington County ... read more »

Nowata School Board to Take Up Walk-Out

Apr 07, 2018

The Nowata School Board will take up the Teacher Walk-Out as part of its agenda Monday night.  The board will likely need to set dates to make up the class time students missed while teachers were out making their case for additional classroom dollars.  School boards across the state wi ... read more »

Grand Jury Indicts Thadeus Horn

Apr 05, 2018

A joint investigation by the Osage County Sheriff's Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Exposives has resulted in a Federal Grand Jury indictment of 37 year-old Thadeus Horn of Pawhuska.  Horn is charged with possession of firearms after a felony conviction.   ... read more »