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Claremore Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

Jun 12, 2019

A Claremore man was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 25-years in prison Wednesday. 58-year-old James Kent Patrick Hill was sentenced for maintaining a drug-involved premises, being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, and obstruction of justice by using the threat of physical ... read more »

Quartetto Gelato to Take Over Community Center Thursday

Jun 12, 2019

Another group will perform their hit music at the Bartlesville Community Center Thursday. Quartetto Gelato, a popular and highly unusual classical quartet, has performed at sold out concerts in New York, Washington, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and elsewhere. The dazzling ensembl ... read more »

Fire Chief Banks Commends Group Effort During Flood

Jun 12, 2019

Water rescues were performed all over Nowata, Osage and Washington counties during a two week period in May when flood waters covered the area. Fire Chief John Banks said the Bartlesville Fire Department was roughly involved in 25 water rescues. Washington County did most of the livestock ... read more »

City Council Tables Item to Let Others Bid

Jun 12, 2019

The Pawhuska City Council met at City Hall Tuesday evening and considered changing municipal property insurance from United Insurance Co. to the Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group, otherwise known as OMAG. Randy Stone from OMAG was on hand to talk about the quote his company has provided. Ste ... read more »

Flag Retirement Ceremony Scheduled Friday in Ramona

Jun 12, 2019

Flag Day is this Friday and a local Boy Scout Troop will host a flag retirement ceremony. Troop 25 Scoutmaster Dave Lynd said the unit is chartered with American Legion Post 334 in Ramona. He said they want their scouts to learn the importance, the history and the heritage behind the proper c ... read more »

FEMA Offers Do and Do Not Guide for Assistance

Jun 12, 2019

17 counties in Oklahoma have been declared for Individual Assistance as part of Oklahoma's federal disaster declaration. Patience in this time is going to be the best thing to practice at this time, Washington County Emergency Management's Executive Director Kary Cox said. As the ... read more »

Tulsa Woman Charged with Felony Shoplifting

Jun 12, 2019

A Tulsa women was arrested after trying to shoplift over $1,000 of beauty supplies from a Bartlesville salon. Ranisha Steele was charged with a felony count of shoplifting at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. The State of Oklahoma cited at least 12 different felony convictions fr ... read more »

First Juneteenth Celebration Comes to Bartlesville

Jun 12, 2019

Juneteenth is coming to Bartlesville June 14th and 15th at the Westside Community Center. Pre-registration is Friday, June 14th from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. There is a question and answer forum during this time as well. Sharon Reese, the Executive Director at the Westside Community Center, sh ... read more »

Senators Discuss Plan to House Unaccompanied Minors

Jun 12, 2019

US Senators for Oklahoma James Lankford and Jim Inhofe joined Congressman Tom Cole in making statements. These statements come after the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced their temporary plan to house unaccompanied minors at military ins ... read more »

Man Accused in Stabbing Arraigned

Jun 12, 2019

A man accused in a Monday Morning stabbing incident on Nowata Road was arraigned on Wednesday afternoon at the Washington County Courthouse. Ronald Muirheid was charged with a felony count of assault and battery with a deadly weapon and a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence. Acco ... read more »

Rome Express Movie Coming to Local History Museum

Jun 12, 2019

The British thriller “Rome Express” will be shown at a local museum soon! The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show the film during its next "Movie Monday." This is a brown bag event and the feature will be shown from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, June 17th at th ... read more »

Speeding Motorcylist Injured in Nowata County Accident

Jun 12, 2019

Copan motorcyclist was taken to a hospital after he was injured in a single vehicle accident Tuesday night.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that a trooper clocked 29 year-old Matthew Tyler Jones going eastbound on State Highway 10 at 118 miles per hour in the city limits of Wann.  ... read more »

Kidnapping Victim Found Safe, Suspect Still on the Run

Jun 10, 2019

Bartlesville Police Detectives have confirmed that the victim of a possible kidnapping has been found safe. The kidnapping occurred in Bartlesville on Monday morning, according to a release from the Bartlesville Police Department. It is believed that 43-year-old Gilbert Russell Campus forced 56-y ... read more »

Alleged Kidnapper Arrested in Idabel

Jun 12, 2019

Idabel police have arrested 43 year-old Gilbert Russell Campus.  Campus allegedly forced 56 year-old George John Besseris into a vehicle at knifepoint Monday morning.  The kidnapping occurred in Bartlesville on Monday morning and according to a release from the Bartlesville Police Depar ... read more »

Pawhuska City Council Approves Amended Budget

Jun 11, 2019

The Pawhuska City Council met for a regular scheduled meeting at City Hall on Tuesday evening and adopted the amended operating budget for the current fiscal year. They also took questions from the public regarding the proposed budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The Drummonds of the Pionee ... read more »