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Dewey Man Arrested for Allegedly Choking a Pregnant Woman

May 30, 2024

A Dewey man was seen in Washington County Court on Thursday afternoon on the charge of domestic abuse against a pregnant woman. Neil Dodd was arrested Wednesday night just after 8 pm after police responded to a call of a domestic in progress.  Dodd had fled the scene before police arrive ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested by Special Operations Team

May 29, 2024

A Bartlesville man was arrested by a special operations team Wednesday morning on the felony charges of two counts of stalking and placing threatening or harassing phone calls. Michael Blatchford is accused of making multiple phone calls to the Bartlesville Fire Dept. ranging back to October 2023 ... read more »

Comprehensive Plan Meetings Coming Up in Bartlesville

May 30, 2024

The City of Bartlesville is getting ready to hold two open house meetings to further discuss the comprehensive plan and strategy as to how the City should move forward. Citizens and stakeholders alike will come together to give input on where they feel like the City needs to grow and how that gro ... read more »

The 33rd Annual Dewey Antique Show and Sell is Saturday

May 30, 2024

You won't want to miss the 33rd Annual Dewey Antique Show and Sell on Saturday, June 1, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds, 1109 N Delaware St. in Dewey.    There will be over 100 booths with dealers from 6 states. Don't miss this event!  ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Receive $1M EPA Rebate for Buses

May 30, 2024

Pawhuska Public Schools will receive more than $1 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to replace some of the district’s older school buses. The rebate is part of the EPA’s 2023 Clean School Bus Program competition. The rebate will help the school district purchas ... read more »

OKM 40th Anniversary Festival and Especially for Kids

May 30, 2024

The OKM Music Festival is the Bartlesville event that has been held each June for 40 years. It was named for the Austrian classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.   During the years, programs expanded to include everything from classical and contemporary music to bluegrass, gospe ... read more »

Arvest Wealth Management to Host Estate Planning Seminar

May 30, 2024

Arvest Wealth Management will host a Principles of Estate Planning Session on Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. at Arvest’s eastside Bartlesville location, 4225 SE Adams Rd. The estate planning seminar will focus on building an understanding of estates as well as planning tools, such as wills, ... read more »

OKM Especially for Kids Kicks Off This Weekend

May 30, 2024

  At OKM Music, they hope to bridge the music gap in our public schools and engage children in the arts while increasing awareness of the importance of arts education.    OKM Music believes all children should have access to the enriching qualities of music education an ... read more »

Semi Truck Takes Down Power Lines Near Hillcrest

May 29, 2024

There was a single vehicle accident at the Hillcrest Country Club on Wednesday afternoon that resulted in powerlines being taken down. Here is BPD Public Information Officer Andrew Ward with the details. Skyline Dr. is currently shut down and traffic is being diverted through Hillcrest Height ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Spits on Officer

May 29, 2024

A Bartlesville woman was seen in Washington County Court this week on four charges that include placing bodily fluids on a government employee, threaten to perform an act of violence, attempt to escape arrest, and public intoxication. Amanda McClinton was walking around on Friday, May 24th al ... read more »

Sooner Pool, Slides to Open June 3

May 29, 2024

Sooner Pool, located at Sooner Park will open to the public on Monday, June 3. Frontier Pool, located at Veterans Park, opened last week, but the opening of Sooner Pool was delayed due to a water leak, which has since been repaired. A swim meet that had been planned for this weekend will ... read more »

Osage Nation Offering Rides for Voting

May 29, 2024

Election day for the Osage Nation is upon us and anybody within Osage County who is need of a ride to the poling place can get one. The Osage Nation Health Systems Senior Services will be offering free rides on Friday and Monday. All you need to do is schedule a time to be picked up.   ... read more »

KANE COLUMN: Sine Die Approaches

May 29, 2024

It's hard to believe that Sine Die is just a few days away. After weeks of intensive budget negotiations, legislative leadership has finalized an agreement for the FY2025 state budget, set to begin on July 1. We have reached a budget compromise that serves the people of Oklahoma. While it ... read more »

Osage County DA Holding Forum on Thursday

May 29, 2024

Osage County District Attorney Mike Fisher has called for a town hall forum on Thursday night ahead of the upcoming election in hopes of getting some questions or concerns answered for Osage County residents.   Fisher is giving Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden, County Clerk Robin Sl ... read more »

Meet Clara, Snoopy's Twin

May 29, 2024

Charlie Brown is well known around Thanksgiving when that holiday special theme song from the show can be heard giving the “thanks”. Next to Charlie Brown in fame is his dog Snoopy.   If Snoopy had a twin, they would be opposites; black and white instead of white and blac ... read more »