OCCA Hosts Another Successful Ben Johnson Steer Roping

Jun 18, 2018

The 65th Annual Ben Johnson Memorial Steer Roping Competition has come to a close and the 2018 winner I Roger Branch of Wellston, Oklahoma. Thirty-five ropers competed in this prestigious invitation only annual event which brings out the best of the best in steer roping. Branch stayed firmly in t ... read more »

Optometry Petition Gains Signatures

Jun 16, 2018

A state question that would allow eye doctors to practice inside Oklahoma retail establishments has enough signatures to appear on the November ballot if approved. The Oklahoman reports that Oklahoma's secretary of state has certified nearly 250,000 signatures gathered to put the state qu ... read more »

Earthquake Shakes Central Oklahoma

Jun 16, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.0 magnitude earthquake has shaken parts of central Oklahoma, but there were no immediate reports of damage.   The USGS says the earthquake was recorded at 3:56 p.m. about 7 miles north of Crescent, located about 34 miles north of Oklahoma City. The ... read more »

Project will Close Second Street

Jun 16, 2018

Second Street will be closed just east of Johnstone Avenue beginning Wednesday to accommodate construction of a new water line in the area.  The roadway will be closed on the east side of the Second Street and Johnstone Avenue intersection for the duration of the project. The work is expecte ... read more »

Tulsa Man In Trouble For Robbery

Jun 15, 2018

  Chief District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced 46-year-old Robert Chebon Johnson of Tulsa, to 46 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for Robbery. Johnson must also pay restitution in the amount of $15,991.     On May 31, 2017, Johnson an ... read more »

Salmonella Found in Cereal in Oklahoma

Jun 15, 2018

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has joined public health officials from multiple states along with the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka associated with Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. As ... read more »

Dad Deserves It! Winner Announced

Jun 15, 2018

The Dad Deserves It! Contest has come to a conclusion, and local dad Mitch Miller is our winner.   Miller has won: A 3-night stay at the Canyon Plaza Resort 2 passes for Grand Canyon IMAX Movie Discovery and Adventure Parking and admission to ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent to Resign

Jun 15, 2018

The Pawhuska Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Janet Neufeld has submitted her resignation. The resignation will need to be approved at the next meeting of the Pawhuska School Board on Monday June 18. Dr. Janet Neufeld took the position of Superintendent in July of 2016 and she has not released a ... read more »

Yocham's to Rebuild After Fire

Jun 15, 2018

In the wake of Tuesday’s fire Yocham’s Custom Leather, a Bartlesville staple, is trying to rebuild. The fire damaged a large amount of inventory on the home décor side of the shop, however much of the saddle shop went undamaged. Owner Rick Yocham provides an update on the s ... read more »

Woman Attacks Husband's Car With a Machete

Jun 14, 2018

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on Wednesday evening after attacking her husband’s vehicle with a machete. Summer Nickles stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of aggravated assault and battery. According to an affidavit, Nickles became upset with he ... read more »

Copan Man Charged With Public Intoxication

Jun 14, 2018

A Copan man was arrested early Thursday morning after walking into a residence that was not his. Joshua Shadwick stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing a charge of public intoxication. According to an affidavit, a sheriff’s deputy was called to a res ... read more »

BRTA Holds Incentive Meeting

Jun 14, 2018

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority held an incentive review committee meeting on Thursday afternoon.   On the 2nd floor of City Hall, the committee discussed and dissected the TIF 1 Project Plan and the TIF 2 Project Plan, before voting and approving a few wording changes ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Dies as a Result of May Crash

Jun 14, 2018

The Oklahomao Highway Patrol reports that an 80 year-old Bartlesville man died last week as a result of injuries he sustained in a May 28th accident in Washington County.     Glenn Goodrich was northbound on U. S. 75 just after 11 o'clock that evening when his car was h ... read more »

Bartlesville's Tree Debris Disposal Site is Approved

Jun 14, 2018

The City of Bartlesville has established a free site for Bartlesville residents to dispose of tree debris caused by Tuesday storms. The site is located on West Highway 60 just east of the Green Country Rodeo Arena.   Public Works Director Keith Henry says permitting required by the O ... read more »

Summer School And Food Programs In Session

Jun 13, 2018

The Bartlesville Public School District is holding summer schools for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and an extended program for some special education students.   In addition, there are some transition camps to help incoming 6th and 9th graders.   BPSD's Summer Food Se ... read more »