Washington County Board of Commissioners

Feb 27, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting this morning at 9:30. In the brief meeting, the commissioners approved a declaration of surplus for New Holland Tractors. The commissioners also approved letters to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission regarding the Publi ... read more »

Nowata County Junior Livestock Show

Feb 25, 2017

The 2017 Nowata County Junior Livestock Show was held this past weekend at the Nowata County Fairgrounds.  In the steer show,  Travis Dick of Oklahoma Union 4-H was the Grand Champion and McKenna Little of Oklahoma Union FFA was the Reserve Champion.  There were 7 Classes shown.&nb ... read more »

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Lock-down

Feb 24, 2017

Friday at approximately 2pm Friday afternoon, Oklahoma Wesleyan University’s Bartlesville campus was placed on lock-down as a precaution due to reports of a suspicious individual making threats. Bartlesville police responded and the lock-down was lifted at approximately 2:26 pm after the ap ... read more »

Woman Arrested For Meth

Feb 24, 2017

A Bartlesville Woman is in the Washington County Jail for resisting an officer and being in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Kristin Renee Ward had a warrant out for her arrest when she was spotted entering Wal-Mart. An officer approached her an began asking her what her name w ... read more »

Katsy Mullendore Whittenburg Died in Dallas this Week

Feb 24, 2017

Katsy Mullendore Whittenburg died at the age of 76 earlier this week in Dallas.  Whittenburg was an avid fund raiser for Washington County Elder Care and was instrumental in beginning and continuing the Annual Fund-raiser, "The Good, The Bad, and the Bar-b-que".  She also serv ... read more »

Earl Sears Speaks At Eggs And Issues

Feb 24, 2017

Tri County Tech was home to Eggs and Issues this morning as Representatives Earl Sears and Travis Dunlap, and Senator Julie Daniels spoke. In the hour long forum, Sears discussed the good and bad news over the state budget, including saying that the state did, in fact, have a budget failure. ... read more »

Two People Dead after Fairfax Shooting Incident

Feb 23, 2017

Two people are dead following shooting incident in front of a bank in Fairfax Thursday morning. The Osage County Sheriff’s Office reports receiving a 911 call at approximately 8:11 from someone who said that a woman was on the ground in front of the bank in Fairfax and there was a lot of bl ... read more »

Hyde Arrested For Aggravated Assault

Feb 23, 2017

A Bartlesville man has been arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to an affidavit, Roy Dean Hyde JR. got into altercation with a man in the alleyway behind Lot-A-Burger. Witnesses say that the victim and Hyde were friends prior to the incident, however, altercations occu ... read more »

Seals Arrested For Stealing A Bike And Meth

Feb 23, 2017

A Talequah man has been arrested in Washington County for stealing a bicycle and then being caught with methamphetamine. According to an affidavit, an officer was called to a scene where a man was chasing after his stolen bike. The man identified the person who stole his bike was Charles Seals. ... read more »

Courthouse Concern

Feb 23, 2017

Today at the Washington County Courthouse, a woman was taken into custody after discovering she has a warrent for her arrest. Staci Olson was at the courthouse when she was told about the warrant. She got angry, grabbed her keys, and tried to run. However, she tried to escape through a locked doo ... read more »

Federal Suit Filed on Silverlake Village Development

Feb 23, 2017

Former city council candidate Joel Rabin has followed through on his announced intent to sue the Bartlesville Development Authority and the developer over the Silverlake Village development.  Rabin says he filed suit against the BDA Tuesday in the Federal District Court for the Northern Dist ... read more »

Power Outage

Feb 22, 2017

There has been a power outage in the City of Bartlesville. According to Public Service Company of Oklahoma, 1,290 customers are currently without power due to an equipment problem. Reportedly, the outage occurred around 9:30, but there is no time table for restoration as of now. PSO has said they ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Pleads Guilty For Shoplifting

Feb 22, 2017

A Bartlesville man has pleaded guilty to a shoplifting misdemeanor today during arraignments in the Washington County Courthouse. Ivon Echols took the plea of guilty today and has a bond set for $500. According to an affidavit, Echols went into the Homeland Store on Frank Phillips where he p ... read more »

Get Screened Today

Feb 22, 2017

Larry Bergner, Regional Administrative Director for the Washington County Health Department, wants to remind women in Washington County to get screened for breast and cervical cancer. Oklahoma's late stage cancer rate is declining at a much slower rate when compared nationally.   In ... read more »

National Merit Scholars

Feb 22, 2017

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that all four Bartlesville High School seniors who were named as Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program have advanced to Finalist status. Pranoy Behera, Melody Brown-Clark, Abigail Hales, and Jack Williams are ... read more »