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Pawhuska Man Facing Child Sex Abuse Charges

Jul 30, 2015

A Pawhuska man is facing several charges of child sexual abuse and one each of rape in the first degree and rape by instrumentation. The Osage County Sheriff's Office arrested 28-year-old Quinton A. Riddle on July 16th after two teen girls, ages 14 and 15 at the time the crimes happened, alle ... read more »

Search for Two More Suspects in Owasso Fatal Shooting

Jul 30, 2015

Owasso Police have one suspect in custody but are searching for two more in the fatal shooting of a Sperry man at an Owasso convenience store on Friday, July 24th. Police say Michael Hatcher turned himself in late Tuesday in the shooting death of 26-year-old Emmett Wood. Hatcher was arrested ... read more »

DHS Announces Amnesty in August

Jul 29, 2015

Bench warrants have been issued for close to 12-thousand parents who are past due on child support. The Oklahoma Department of Human Services is offering “Amnesty in August” for the men and women that have fallen behind in their court-ordered child support payments. Noncustodial paren ... read more »

One Suspect in May Police Shooting in Court on Wednesday

Jul 29, 2015

  One of the three suspects in a police chase and shooting on May 28th was in a Nowata County courtroom on Wednesday. Roxanne Mendoza was in the vehicle that led police on a chase from Talala, Oklahoma on Highway 169 into Montgomery County, Kansas. A Talala officer pulled ... read more »

City CFO and the Possible Sales Tax Increase

Jul 29, 2015

The city of Bartlesville has a lot of operating expenses and with the recent drop in gas prices, the amount of revenue coming in has dropped.  A discussion has been underway for some time to increase the city sales tax and residents will vote that on that issue on October 13th, 2015.  C ... read more »

Upcoming Chamber of Commerce Events

Jul 29, 2015

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce is in the business of creating business and encourages local businesses to get to know each other. The August “Business After Hours” event is scheduled for August 6th in the main lobby of Jane Phillips Medical Center. President Sherri Wilt said a c ... read more »

Osage Attorney Appointed to OST

Jul 29, 2015

Under the United States Department of the Interior is the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, the OST. The OST manages Indian beneficiaries’ financial assets which is, in part, money that comes into the trust through sources such as commercial, industrial, recreational and a ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Creating New Web Page

Jul 29, 2015

The city of Bartlesville hired a Chief Communications Officer recently and changes are coming to the city's web page, more information will be available on the Facebook page and on the Twitter account and Kelli Williams is asking city residents to contribute and follow online. Williams sa ... read more »

Rogers Homicide Investigation Continues

Jul 29, 2015

The Bartlesville Police Department is still investigating the death of Carl Ronald Rogers at this time. Crime Stoppers Coordinator, Sgt. David Hackler says the department thanks the community because it has been very helpful in the investigation so far. Several witnesses have been located, but in ... read more »

Bartlesville City Planning Commission Tables Atwood's Application

Jul 28, 2015

The application to relocate the Atwood's Ranch and Home store in the Eastland Shopping Center are on hold, at least for now. Community Development Director Lisa Beeman made a presentation before the Bartlesville City Planning Commission outlining the site plan and the planned unit development ... read more »

Price of Regular Gasoline Continues to Fall

Jul 28, 2015

Crude oil prices fell by more than two dollars a barrel last week which doesn't make shareholders happy but drivers will appreciate the drop at the pump. The average pump price in Oklahoma just a week ago was $2.65, the highest it had been in 2015. Gasbuddy.com reports that refinery issu ... read more »

Free Fair Talent Deadline Only Weeks Away

Jul 28, 2015

The Washington County Free Fair takes place a little more than one month from now. Free Fair Manager Pam Pollock said the deadline is coming up for the three age divisions. The deadline is on August 14th. A dress rehearsal is set up for September 1st to give the performers a chance to practic ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Jul 28, 2015

A Bartlesville man is in custody after he allegedly was caught with drugs.  38-year old Matthew Gillman is charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and acquire proceeds from a drug activity.  Bartlesville police were called to the 400 block of South Choctaw t ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested For Rape

Jul 28, 2015

A $100,000 bond has been set for a Dewey man who allegedly had sex with a 15-year old girl.  30-year old Richard Allen Holmes is charged with two counts of second degree rape and one count of lewd or indecent proposals to a child under 16.  According to a court affidavit, the girl ... read more »

Free Radio on Your Smart Phone

Jul 28, 2015

Do you remember walking around with your own portable radio in your pocket? Since the introduction of the modern smart phone many have been fighting for these platforms to have free FM radio capability.   Many smart phones have FM radio chips installed, however, mobile phone carrier ... read more »