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Phillips Precision Machining Nearing 20 Jobs

Nov 28, 2018

Earlier this month the Bartlesville City Council approved a financial incentive package to keep manufacturing jobs in Bartlesville. In Wednesday mornings Bartlesville Development Authority meeting, BDA President David Wood says the manufacturing facility, Phillips Precision Machining, came out of ... read more »

Local Tire Shop Named 2018 Top Shop

Nov 28, 2018

The Sports Illustrated of tire magazines names a local tire shop their top shop for 2018. The Tire Review recently named Tate Boys Tire and Service its 2018 Top Shop winner. Store manager Craig Tate says Tate Boys Tire and Service works toward a well-functioning culture. Craig Tate says custo ... read more »

BDA President to Have New Salary, Job Description

Nov 28, 2018

The Bartlesville Development Authority moved into an executive session to start their special Wednesday morning meeting in the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce building. When they got into the open session, they talked about the possibility to approve amendments to the authority president’s ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Enforce Speeding Citations, Warnings

Nov 27, 2018

The Bartlesville Police Department continues to utilize grant funds from the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office to pay for overtime shifts for Bartlesville Police Officers. The overtime shifts have been used to increase traffic enforcement with special emphasis on speeding violations. Police Chie ... read more »

Human Remains Nearing A Positive Match

Nov 27, 2018

Bartlesville police continue to investigate the human remains found last month near the Pathfinder Parkway. According to Public Information Officer for the department, Captain Jay Hastings, the medical examiner could release an identity belonging to the remains in a few weeks to a month. Hastings ... read more »

Tuesday District Court Roundup

Nov 27, 2018

Several defendants appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing new charges during Tuesday’s arraignments. Jason Adams of Dewey appeared on a misdemeanor charge of violating a protective order. Hicks saw his bond set at $3,000 with a condition of no contact with the alleged victi ... read more »

Bartlesville Development Authority to Hold Special Meeting

Nov 27, 2018

The Bartlesville Development Authority will hold a special meeting early Wednesday morning. At the beginning of their meeting, the Bartlesville Development Authority may make a motion and take a vote to move into an executive session. In that executive session, the authority may confer on mat ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber Holding Auction

Nov 27, 2018

The 2018 Skiatook Chamber Auction will be held this Saturday at the Skiatook High School Commons Area. The silent auction will begin when the doors open at 4:30. A Cajun-style dinner will start at 5 and a dessert auction will take place at 6. A live auction will follow the dessert auction. Th ... read more »

OSBI Still Investigating Dewey Fire Death

Nov 27, 2018

No new information has been released about a woman that died in a structure fire early earlier this month in Dewey. According to reports, firefighters responded to a fire near 5th and North Cherokee Avenue around 1:30 and 4 o’clock in the morning. When the fire was contained, Dewey fire fig ... read more »

County Commissioners Talk Drug Testing

Nov 26, 2018

The Osage County Commissioners met at the Osage County Courthouse Monday morning and the major topic of the day was employee drug testing. District Two Commissioner Kevin Paslay believes there is a more efficient way to do county employee testing. After the Commissioners heard from County ... read more »

Man Charged with False Personation

Nov 26, 2018

Gary Lee Poindexter Jr. has been charged with false personation and obstructing an officer. On Nov. 21, two officers arrived at the Arvest Bank located at 4225 SE Adams Rd. to investigate two white males in a 2007 Buick. One of the officers located the vehicle and pulled in behind it. Whi ... read more »

Bartlesville Wreaths and More Starts Tuesday

Nov 26, 2018

The 5th annual Bartlesville Holiday Wreaths and More will have over 40 non-profits on hand to work the upcoming community fundraiser. Each organization enters a wreath to be sold by silent auction and has a table to fundraise and promote their organization. Some ways they will fundraise and promo ... read more »

New Sheriff to Fill Remaining Term

Nov 26, 2018

Out of six applicants the Washington County Board of Commissioners chose a new sheriff during their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. Following a 30 minute meeting, the commissioner went into an executive session. When the executive session ended, Sergeant Scott Owen with the transport d ... read more »

Bartlesville Works Towards Legal Medical Marijuana Regulations

Nov 26, 2018

Community Development Director Lisa Beeman says the City of Bartlesville could regulate medical marijuana based on public health safety or welfare. She says building code regulations allow the city to do that, but that there are three areas of the law that are vague. There are areas of impact ... read more »

Sheriff Barnett Renovating Office

Nov 26, 2018

Newly-elected sheriff Terry Barnett has called on several volunteers to help clean up the sheriff’s office building. Barnett said the building itself was not in great shape when she took office on Nov. 9. Thanks to the help of the jail trustys and other volunteers from within the co ... read more »