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Things Going Well in Downtown Bartlesville

Nov 20, 2019

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority met for a regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday afternoon at City Hall.   In his Executive Director's report, Chris Wilson told the board that what was once known as Hotel Phillips has been submitted to be eligible to be put on the N ... read more »

Daybreak Rotary's Fantasy on Foot Debuts

Nov 19, 2019

The Bartlesville Daybreak Rotary debuted something new ahead of their annual Fantasy Land of Lights---Fantasy on Foot, a walking tour of the holiday-lit drive through Johnstone Park. A special tribute and the unveiling of the newest, permanent addition to the light attractions was made by Day ... read more »

Bartelsville Man in Custody After Burglary Attempt

Nov 20, 2019

A Bartlesville man saw his bond increased to $10,000 on an attempted burglary charge. Deece Carter remains in custody in the Washington County Jail. The district’s attorney office filed a motion to increase Carter’s bond after getting more details on the case Wednesday. According ... read more »

City of Bartlesville's Job Line to Launch on Friday

Nov 20, 2019

The City of Bartlesville will launch its new “Job Line” on Friday. Human Resources Director Laura Sanders said this will be a free publication aimed at helping those interested stay informed about the latest job openings with the city through Facebook, email, or other forms of soc ... read more »

Car Burglary Leads to Four Misdemeanor Charges

Nov 20, 2019

A 21-year-old Bartlesville man was seen at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing four misdemeanor charges. Kevin Rodriguez was charged with third degree burglary, possession of stolen property, possession of drugs and obstructing an officer for an incident that occurred Wednesday m ... read more »

Sheriff's Office Preps to Deliver Thanksgiving Baskets

Nov 20, 2019

Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. The Washington County Sheriff's Office will be handing out Thanksgiving food baskets soon. Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen said they are in the process of purchasing the food, gathering the food, and organizing the baskets to be sent out by ... read more »

Commissioners Receive Asbestos Report

Nov 20, 2019

Terry Loftis of J&L Associates LLC was at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting to let the commissioners know how much, if any, asbestos was found in the Bighill Furniture Store and the Johnson Building. Loftis let the commissioners know there was asbestos found in the John ... read more »

274 Subscribe to Recyclops; More Subscriptions Needed

Nov 20, 2019

274 residents in the Bartlesville and Dewey area have signed up to bring in curbside recycling services. Bartlesville City Councilman Paul Stuart said there was quite an increase in subscribers to Recyclops this past week, but 250 more interested members need to subscribe in order to bring th ... read more »

Motorcycle Toy Run to Celebrate 32 Years of Giving

Nov 20, 2019

32 years of giving. The annual Bartlesville Motorcycle Toy Run will be held in the parking lot located at 3005 S.E. Frank Phillips Boulevard on Saturday, Dec. 7th. All street legal motorcycles and riders are welcome. Riders are to bring new and unwrapped toys for all ages. The parade will ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools Update

Nov 20, 2019

Bartlesville Public Schools Superintendent Chuck McCauley appeared Wednesday morning on our Community Connection program. He and others are back from a STEM Educational Conference in Texas where our school representatives served as presenters. Watch The Facebook Live Video McCauley says o ... read more »

Library to Continue Local Author Book Talk Series

Nov 20, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library will continue to host a series of special programs by local authors discussing their books. Last Thursday, Nov. 14th, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the library’s Meeting Room A, Mark Darrah discussed his book, A Catalogue of Common People. In his book, Darra ... read more »

Bartlesville Trash Routes Amended for Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2019

City of Bartlesville offices will be closed Nov. 28 and  Nov. 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. Thursday trash routes will be serviced on Wednesday, Nov. 27, next week due to the holiday.  Friday routes will be serviced on Friday, Nov. 29, as regularly scheduled. The re ... read more »

A Ride Along Story with Bartlesville Police

Nov 19, 2019

***Note that this story is strictly opinion and observation based*** Imagine you are riding in the passenger seat of a police car, the lights are a glaring red and blue, and you do not know what to expect at the scene that you are called to. All you know is that there is an emergency of s ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Vote to Remove Bridge from Inventory

Nov 19, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners voted to take a bridge off the county listing. Bridge No. 65 on County Road 419 has not been in use since 2000. However, the county has been charged every year for that bridge to be inspected even though it is not even accessible. County bridge coordinator Bruce Ma ... read more »

Sales Tax Collections Improve for Dewey in November

Nov 19, 2019

A boost in the City of Dewey’s sales tax collections was seen this month. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease said September was not kind to them. He added that they received $63,657 in sales tax this month. Compared to the same month last year, they were just under 5-percent lower in c ... read more »