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City of Bartlesville Memorial Day Trash Routes

May 15, 2024

Due to the holidays, City of Bartlesville offices and trash routes will be a little different starting May 27. City offices will be closed May 27, but will open back up May 28. This is the same for the recycling center that will open back up on May 29. Trash routes that usually occur on M ... read more »

Ransomware Issues Continue at Ascension St. John Hospitals

May 15, 2024

Ascension St. John in Tulsa says they aren’t sure when their systems will be back up after a ransomware attack on their hospital and clinics that began last Wednesday. That attack has caused problems in hospitals in nearly a dozen states across the country. Ascension tells our news ... read more »

Family Can Confirm That Missing Barnsdall Man is Dead

May 14, 2024

The body that was recovered on Saturday night from Bird Creek has been identified as a missing Barnsdall man. Family members can confirm that Kenneth Wayne Hogue, who had been missing since the tragic EF-4 tornado struck his home last Monday, was recovered several miles south of Barnsdall. &n ... read more »

Wednesday Severe Weather Threat Increases to 'Slight' Category

May 14, 2024

The possibility of severe weather Wednesday night in Osage and Washington counties in Oklahoma and western Nowata County has increased. Risk levels for Chautauqua and Montgomery counties in Kansas have also increased.   According to the National Weather Service, the threat level has ... read more »

Man Back in Trouble After Failing to Show Up for Court Date

May 14, 2024

A Tulsa man who was convicted of buying, possessing or procuring obscene material in 2016 is in trouble with the law again after failing to make a court appearance in July. A warrant was issued for Christopher West's arrest in October and he was taken into custody on Monday.   We ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Offers Free College Prep Courses

May 14, 2024

Registration is now open for Cherokee Nation Foundation’s two summer camps dedicated to helping Native American students prepare for higher education.   This year, the annual ACT Prep Camp, hosted June 1-5, will be offered in a virtual format.   Students can choose ... read more »

Frontier, Sooner Pools to Open May 25

May 14, 2024

Bartlesville's Frontier and Sooner swimming pools are set to open Memorial Day weekend, on May 25, barring any unforeseen issues.   City officials say the Johnstone Park Splash Pad is open now and crews are completing some patch work on Sooner Splash Pad, which is anticipated to ... read more »

South Coffeyville Considers Partnership for Religous Education

May 14, 2024

The South Coffeyville School Board is considering adding a voluntary release-time religious education program.   At Monday night's meeting, board members heard a presentation from Pastor Jason Swindell, who is working to start the program at the Methodist church across the street ... read more »

State House Passes Tornado Relief Resolution

May 14, 2024

State House members approve a resolution appropriating $45 million for emergency management and revolving funds to help communities damaged by recent tornadoes.   Here's Rep. Judd Strom on the State House Floor.   The resolution passed with 80 votes in favor. ... read more »

PODCAST: US Congressman Josh Brecheen

May 14, 2024

Congressman Josh Brecheen will be in Bartlesville Saturday for a vist following last week's tornado. The Congressman made that announcement in our monthly podcast this week with Bartlesville Radio.   Brecheen also talked about a one-day visit to the Turks and Caicos Islands with ... read more »

Summer Reading Program Registration Open in Bartlesville

May 14, 2024

Registration for those interested in participating in the summer reading program at the Bartlesville Public Library is now open. The program is open to everyone, regardless of age and this year's theme is, "Adventure Begins at Your Library." Library Director Shellie McGill talks ... read more »

ROC-WC Event: Talkin’ Politics Without Losin’ Your Cool – a Moderated Discussion

May 14, 2024

Republicans and Other Conservatives Washington County (ROC-WC) is hosting "Talkin’ Politics Without Losin’ Your Cool – a moderated discussion."   Appearing on COMMUNTIY CONNECTION, Quinn Schipper and Jessica Krause with ROC-WC said the group is hosting the ... read more »

UPDATED: Barnsdall Schools Cancel Classes for Rest of School Year

May 13, 2024

Barnsdall Public Schools will not be in session for the rest of the school year after an EF-4 tornado ripped through the small Osage County town on May 6.   Barnsdall Superintendent Dr. Sayra Bryant made the call on Sunday to cancel school for the last few remaining days of the schoo ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners Meet Monday Morning

May 13, 2024

The Osage County Commissioners met Monday to cover several topics, most notably that of approving the signing of an application for storm debris cleanup assistance from the May 6th tornado. A discussion about the new office space remodel for the health department was tabled for another week b ... read more »

Authorities: Body Recovered From Bird Creek

May 13, 2024

Authorities in Osage County found a body of a man in Bird Creek on Saturday several miles south of tornado-ravaged Barnsdall.   Since the May 6 tornado, crews have been searching for 81-year-old Kenneth Wayne Hogue, who went missing during the twister in Barnsdall.   She ... read more »