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Arrests Made In Alleged Drive-By Shooting

Jan 22, 2019

An alleged shooting in Bartlesville on Friday has led to four arrests. The shooting occurred on the 1600 block of Oklahoma Street. 18-year-old Lakenvian Jernigan, two 17-year-old juveniles, and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested for their alleged involvement in the incident. A court affidav ... read more »

City Planning Commission to Discuss Plat Approval

Jan 22, 2019

Bartlesville's City Planning Commission will hold a meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall. In that meeting, the City Planning Commission will consider and take action to elect a chairman for the commission. They may also take action to elect a vice-chairman. Lastly, the City Planning Commi ... read more »

Remembering Marta: A Champion for Education

Jan 22, 2019

The Bartlesville Public School District remembers a long-time champion on Tuesday. Marta Manning, who served on the Bartlesville Board of Education for 20 years from 1991-2011, passed away on Tuesday, January 22. Manning heard the call to run for the Bartlesville Board of Education in 1990, and w ... read more »

Marthas Task Anxiously Awaits Funds

Jan 22, 2019

Martha's Task Program Director Laura Walton says the non-profits awaits funds from a benefit breakfast held at Masonic Lodge 284 in Bartlesville in Dec. Walton says the Masonic Lodge has to go through a regional lodge so they can receive matching funds before they present a check to Martha ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Stay Busy Tuesday Morning

Jan 22, 2019

The Osage County Commissioners met Tuesday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and discussed a wide array of topics. Kelly Bland, the Executive Director of the Tourism Oversite Committee gave a recap on what happened over the past year across Osage County. Bland also talked about new busine ... read more »

Kelly Bland Talks Osage County Tourism

Jan 22, 2019

Kelly Bland, Executive Director of the Tourism Oversite Committee, was on hand at Tuesday's Osage County Commissioner meeting to discuss the many good things going on across the county. Bland also highlighted some of the things that have happened over the past year. The County Commiss ... read more »

Government Shutdown Could Slow Road Project

Jan 22, 2019

A letter to Kent Jeter regarding his reappointment to the County Equalization Excise Board was reviewed first by the Washington County Commissioners in their Tuesday meeting. The commissioners moved to reappoint Kent because of his already outstanding performance in that role. Next, the Washi ... read more »

Downtown Building Demolitions Becoming Real

Jan 22, 2019

The three structures between the Washington County Administration and Judicial buildings in Bartlesville should be torn down in the near future. The property is owned by the Washington County Building Commission. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap told his fellow commissioners about ... read more »

France Uncorked Tickets Remain

Jan 22, 2019

Tickets remain for Friday evening's OKM Music's wine tasting event. You are invited to join OKM Music for France Uncorked: A Wine Tasting Event, an evening of wine, French sweets, hors d'ouevres and French Café music in Ambler Hall.   Start the evening with French ... read more »

Bartlesville Board Gets Bond Issue Update

Jan 22, 2019

The Bartlesville School Board continued to talk about a proposed bond issue during Monday night's meeting.  Superintendent, Chuck McCauley told the board transportation needs continue. The schools will likely need to replace busses that were bought in 2009.  Heating, Ventilation, an ... read more »

School Board Thanks Phillips 66 for Donations

Jan 22, 2019

The Bartlesville School Board recognized Phillips 66 for its recent donations of more than 67 thousand dollars.  Vice-President of Technology, Ann Oglesby and Community Engagement Represntative, Jenny Brown spoke to the board.  Oglesby told the board it was community leaders that make t ... read more »

Commissioners Recognize Sheriff's Volunteers

Jan 22, 2019

Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett was at the top of the agenda and brought a few items to the board’s attention. Barnett mentioned that a sink at the jail needed to be re-installed. Chairman Doug Sonenberg said an order is already in place. The sheriff also stated that several volunteers are wo ... read more »

Price Tower Names Loyd New Executive Director

Jan 21, 2019

Price Tower Arts Center Board of Trustees and staff welcome Rick Loyd as executive director. Loyd succeeds Scott Ambler who served as executive director for three years and has recently returned to Ambler Architects full-time. Loyd joins Price Tower with 32 years of retail banking experience. ... read more »

All That Jazz Funds to go Towards Community Programs

Jan 21, 2019

Richard Mitchell at the Westside Community Center says funds from the 17th Annual “All That Jazz” fundraiser will go towards several programs. Those programs are hosted by the Westside Community Center in Bartlesville to help young people in our local community. Mitchell says tha ... read more »

Dr Piper Discusses Cultural Changes at Luncheon

Jan 21, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President Dr. Everett Piper spoke at a luncheon held at the First Baptist Church on Monday. During that presentation, Dr. Piper spoke about how our culture and the church had changed in 2018. One thing that Dr. Piper mentioned was that our culture has started to worsh ... read more »