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OKWU Prepares for National Tournament Opener

Nov 16, 2018

After losing in the championship match of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagle soccer team looks to bounce back on Saturday in the opening round of the NAIA tournament. The Eagles will host Morningside College at 1 p.m.  The Mustangs hail from Iowa and c ... read more »

Couple Arrested With Several Different Drugs

Nov 16, 2018

A Bartlesville pair was arrested and charged in concert when multiple different drugs were found in their possession. Antonio Colbert and Markena Luckey were arrested early Friday on charges of possession with intent to distribute, false impersonation to create liability and possession of a contr ... read more »

Osage Nation Visitors Center Opens

Nov 16, 2018

The Osage Nation Visitors Center in Pawhuska opened on Friday and Addie Hudgins, director of the cultural and visitor center of the Osage Nation, says she looks forward to educating others about the Osage people. Hudgins says it has been quite an under taking getting the Center built. Hud ... read more »

City Council to Discuss Green Space Name

Nov 16, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council will discuss and possibly take action on the process of naming the downtown green space at Monday’s special meeting. The council will then move to city hall’s first floor conference room for a workshop session to discuss more on the construction of the gr ... read more »

County Commissioners to get EMS Update

Nov 16, 2018

The Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse and discuss a number of items. Matt Miller, of Miller EMS will give an update on how the EMS system is doing. There will also be discussion and possible action taken on a number of sales tax property issues. Kelly B ... read more »

Tri-County Celebrates Baldrige Award

Nov 16, 2018

Bartlesville's Tri-County Tech took time Friday morning to celebrate Thursday's announcement that it was one of five recipients of the 2018 Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award for 2018.  Superintendent, Lindel Fields told his audience at the reception that when Tri-County decided in 2009 ... read more »

ARF of Bartlesville Close to Completing Facility

Nov 15, 2018

George Carlson is the grant writer for the Animal Rescue Foundation of Bartlesville and he says their facility is nearly completed. Carlson says they have about 5 acres that they have worked on to let their rescue dogs roam free. Carlson adds that ARF of Bartlesville wants to do the same thing fo ... read more »

Murder Suspects Have Status Conference Hearing

Nov 15, 2018

Toby Bighorse, Maurice Kent and Daniel Keene had a status conference hearing Thursday afternoon and learned when their next court dates will be. Bighorse has hired an attorney and is do back in court at 9 a.m. on Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. Kent and Keene have a court appointed attorney and are due bac ... read more »

Charges Filed in Child Abuse Case

Nov 15, 2018

A Bartlesville man was charged with child abuse after a report of a 15-month-old child with two broken legs. Jedidiah Creel appeared at the Washington County Courthouse for the second consecutive day facing the felony charge as well two misdemeanor drug charges. According to an affidavit, a p ... read more »

Four Charged in Burglary, Attempted Arson

Nov 15, 2018

An alleged burglary on the 1400 block of South Maple Avenue in Bartlesville late Thursday night led to four arrests. An affidavit alleges that 18-year-old Jesus Mendoza, a 17-year-old minor, a 16-year-old minor and a 15-year old minor forcefully entered a residence. The victims allege that tw ... read more »

Country Music Legend Passes at 85

Nov 15, 2018

Legendary 'superpicker' Roy Clark passed away today at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa. Clark was a Grammy, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed ‘Hee Haw’ television serie ... read more »

Antle Returns from Tax Code Discussions in Tulsa

Nov 15, 2018

Washington County District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle says a huge cross platform of people attended the Oklahoma Academy’s 2018 Town Hall Conference Retreat. The participants discussed Oklahoma’s tax code over the last several days in Tulsa. 125 Oklahomans from different demograph ... read more »

Tri-County Tech Wins Baldrige Award

Nov 15, 2018

Bartlesville's Tri-County Tech has won the 2018 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.  Tri-County announced the award Thursday morning on Facebook.  Superintendent, Lindell Fields made the announcement, saying the award is an amazing honor for the Tri-County staff and students. ... read more »

Osage Nation Visitors Center Set to Open

Nov 15, 2018

The Osage Nation Visitors Center is set to open on Friday morning at 10 a.m. in Pawhuska. The Osage Nation Visitors Center will provide accurate history of the Osage using technology and literature by providing an enhanced experience for all of their visitors. The Osage Nation Visitors Center ... read more »

First Wesleyan Church to Hand Out Thanksgiving Bags

Nov 15, 2018

First Wesleyan Church in Bartlesville will hand out Thanksgiving bags this evening. Office Manager Jessica Smith says the church has had people step up in their congregation ready to serve those in need in the Bartlesville community. Smith says approximately 155 bags will be handed out in the com ... read more »