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Lee Blankenship - New Football Coach at Bartlesville High

Dec 18, 2017

Bartlesville High School has found its new head football coach. BHS announced on Monday morning that Lee Blankenship will be the new head coach of the Bruin football program. Blankenship, who is 31 years old, had previously been at Beggs in Class 3A for the past five seasons. He was hired by ... read more »

New Coach Named For BHS

Dec 18, 2017

The Bartlesville High School coaching hunt came to a close today at 2:15 with the naming of the next Head Coach of Bruin Football. Lee Blankenship will move to Washington County after coaching the Beggs Public Schools' Golden Demons to the runner-up in Class 3A this past season. Blankens ... read more »

BRTA Approves Light Up the Ville Grant

Dec 13, 2017

Wednesday in a Special Meeting the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority received a presentation by Elizabeth Thrash from the Bartlesville Community Foundation regarding grant funding for the “Light Up The 'Ville” program. Thrash explained that “Light Up The 'Ville& ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Dec 18, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting on Monday morning where they approved several forms for road work in both District 1 and District 2. The commissioners also approved new dump trucks for District 2 and moved two older dump trucks to surplus.  In the ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Hold Final Meeting of 2017

Dec 18, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners held their final meeting of the calendar year on Monday morning. The commissioners awarded several bids and made a few appointments as well. Each of the three commissioners awarded rock bids to different companies for raw construction materials. A bid was also ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Accepts Land Donation

Dec 18, 2017

The City of Bartlesville held a special meeting on Monday afternoon to accept a land donation. The strip of land is located just off silver Lake Road and Nowata Road near Safari Smiles and just south of Civitan Park. The land was donated by John Stotts and Gerald and Anita Coast. City Attorne ... read more »

Washington County Correctional Facilities Authority

Dec 18, 2017

The Washington County Correctional Authority met this morning for a special meeting in the Commissioners' Meeting Room. In the short meeting, the authority approved payment requisition for several invoices from the Washington County Sheriff's Office.  The authoirty also approved ... read more »

Governor Fallin Issues Special Session Call

Dec 16, 2017

Gov. Mary Fallin has issued her formal call for a special legislative session, asking lawmakers to return to the Capitol on Monday to address a $110 million hole in the current budget.         In an executive order released late Friday, Fallin said she was limitin ... read more »

Holiday Deer Hunting

Dec 15, 2017

This year’s deer hunting holiday season will be open for 10 days starting December 22 in open areas. Even if a hunter has harvested the maximum aggregate limit of six deer for this year’s seasons, the hunter may still take a doe during Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun season because it is ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged With Possession of Stolen Property, Methamphetamine

Dec 15, 2017

A police stop in Dewey led to the arrest of a Bartlesville woman. Meshall Uriarte stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing charges of possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of paraphernalia. According to an ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Violates Protective Order

Dec 15, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse today after violating a protective order. Brian Baker faced charges after another violation of an active protective order. The terms of the protective order define that Baker is a credible threat to the physical safety of an inti ... read more »

OTEMS “Stuff the Ambulance”

Dec 15, 2017

The Oolagah Talala Emergency medical Service's “Stuff the Ambulance with Food and Toys” will have its biggest event Saturday after reaching 58 percent of the goal of collecting 2,500 pounds of food. OTEMS' Ryan Setzkorn says that they will be accepting both food and cash d ... read more »

Boys and Girls Club Opens C. J. "Pete" Silas Facility

Dec 15, 2017

Bartlesville officially opened the new C.J. "Pete" Silas Boys and Girls Club Friday morning.     2017 Oklahoma Youth of the Year, Kismet Okyere of Bartlesville told the community assembled to mark the opening how the local club has affected her life.   ... read more »

Family Crisis & Counseling Accepting Donations

Dec 15, 2017

Patti Beavers from Family Crisis & Counseling came in on Community Connection where she shared some safety tips for the holidays. Beavers also asked for the community’s help this holiday season. Beavers says along with gifts, monetary donations are always welcomed and can go to the ... read more »

Resumes Still Accepted For Ward 5 Today

Dec 15, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council will still be accepting resumes and letters of interest from candidates seeking appointment to the recently vacated Ward 5 seat until this afternoon   The current term will expire in November 2018, when all five City Council seats are subject t ... read more »