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Lito's Mexican Restaurant Re-Opening on Wednesday

Nov 16, 2021

A local Tex-Mex restaurant is making a comeback. Lito's Mexican Restaurant, 2517 SE Washington Boulevard in Bartlesville, will hold a re-opening event on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Open seven days a week, Lito's has daily specials for you to enjoy. You can find those s ... read more »

WCEM Seeks Reimbursement for Swift Water Training

Nov 16, 2021

Washington County Emergency Management (WCEM) seeks reimbursement for swift water boat operation classes that they participated in over the summer. WCEM Director Kary Cox says the first course saw a shared cost between Washington County, Oglesby Fire and Ramona Fire. He says they participated ... read more »

Osage County Volunteer Fire Department Needing Help

Nov 16, 2021

A Country Corner Volunteer Fire Department ambulance was involved in a serious crash on Saturday night in Osage County. Following the crash, they now only have one serviceable ambulance and that is their backup vehicle from nearly 20 years ago. In light of what happened, a representative from the ... read more »

Bouvier, Others to Tour Fairgrounds Across Oklahoma

Nov 16, 2021

A small team in Washington County will soon tour fairgrounds across the State of Oklahoma. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier and several others will tour fairgrounds starting at 6:15 a.m. on Thursday. Bouvier says they will be in El Reno, Duncan and Chickasaw. Commissioner Bouvi ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Aims to Raise Minimum Wage by 2025

Nov 16, 2021

Cherokee Nation will launch a comprehensive study of its government workforce pay and target a gradual minimum wage increase to $15 per hour by 2025. Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief Bryan Warner made the announcement on Tuesday. Under Chief Hoskin’s “Executiv ... read more »

Community Celebrates New Storage Facility at Lighthouse

Nov 16, 2021

The Lighthouse Outreach Center celebrates the completion of a much needed project. Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce was on hand to celebrate the completion of a new storage facility at the Lighthouse as a ribbon cutting ceremony was held. Lighthouse Director Errol Hada says the c ... read more »

Spirit Church to Host Free Drive-Thru Grocery Giveaway

Nov 16, 2021

Spirit Church invites you to grab a free bag of food for you or someone you know when they hold a drive-thru grocery giveaway on Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The goal is show the love, joy and peace of Jesus Christ to the least, last and lost in our community. Spirit Church is located ... read more »

Air Evac Visits with Tri County Tech EMT Students

Nov 16, 2021

Air Evac Lifeteam 29 out of Claremore teaches Tri County Tech EMT students about the diverse specialty of critical care air transport. Landing zone specifications, advanced life support, patient packaging, and trauma criteria were among many things these students learned from the flight crew. ... read more »

Pawhuska Residents to Have Contest for Best Christmas Lights

Nov 16, 2021

There will be a Christmas lighting decoration contest in Pawhuska this year and you can enter at the Chamber Office or at Help Works Inc. Why Knot. This is a contest that is open to all citizens in Pawhuska. Forms must be received by Friday, December 10th and judging will take place the follo ... read more »

Fantasyland of Lights 2021

Nov 16, 2021

You are invited to enjoy this year's Fantasyland of Lights!   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Bill Reilly and Pam Crwaford from Bartlesville's Daybreak Rotary announced that beginning November 20, Bartlesville’s Johnstone Park will be transformed into a magical winte ... read more »

Dewey's November Sales Tax Collection Up from Last Year

Nov 16, 2021

The City of Dewey releases its November sales tax report. According to City Manager Kevin Trease, Dewey collected over $99,400 in sales tax. Trease says sales tax is up 8-percent compared to the same month last year. Meanwhile, the City of Dewey's use tax came in a little over $16,000 ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education Mtg: COVID Cases Plummet, BHS Principal Promoted to New Position

Nov 15, 2021

  The number of COVID-19 cases have leveled off near the bottom at all Bartlesbville Public Schools--for now. That was the finding presented at Monday nights's Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education meeting by the BPS Pandemic Response Committee Chair Granger Meador. &nbs ... read more »

Osage County Courthouse Expansion Discussed Monday

Nov 15, 2021

Osage County is the biggest county in the state and yet it has the smallest courthouse. Jeff Raley, who runs a law firm out of Oklahoma City and is a Pawhuska native, has been trying to renovate the Osage County Courthouse for several years, but hasn't had public support when bringing it to a ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Making Lewd Proposals

Nov 15, 2021

A Bartlesville man had charges brought forward after an investigation by the state attorney general. Matthew Randell was charged with lewd or indecent proposals to a minor child and exhibiting obscene material to a child. The defendant was arraigned in Washington County court on Monday. Accor ... read more »

Bar-Dew Lake Project Closes in Washington County

Nov 15, 2021

The Bar-Dew Lake project in Washington County has come to a close. When the project began in late-October, Washington County Commissioner Mitch Antle said they were going to rebuild drainage structures near the reservoir located just over five miles northwest of Bartlesville. Now, Commis ... read more »