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Bighorse Arrested On Meth Charges

Jul 07, 2015

A Pawhuska man is in custody for allegedly having illegal drugs in a motel room.  30-year old Peter Alan Bighorse, Jr. is charged with possession of methamphetamine.  According to a court affidavit, Bartlesville police served a search warrant at Motel 8 where the suspect was staying.&nb ... read more »

Governor Weighs in on Ten Commandments Ruling

Jul 07, 2015

A ruling by the Oklahoma Supreme Court last week has legislators scrambling to get it reversed.  On June 30th, the Court ruled that the Ten Commandments monument at the State Capitol must be removed.  Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, with the support of Governor Mary Fallin, has ... read more »

Construction Projects Begins in Owasso

Jul 07, 2015

A construction project to widen more than one mile of the US-169 corridor through the City of Owasso began Monday, July 6. The $32.7 million project will replace eight bridges, including the structurally deficient truss bridges over Bird Creek. Work will take place between 56th Street North a ... read more »

Update on Body Found at Jo Allen Lowe Park

Jul 07, 2015

 The Bartlesville Police Department is conducting an investigation on a body found at Jo Allen Lowe Park shortly after 5 Tuesday morning. Police Captain, Jay Hastings, said the man had no identification on him and they are hoping to identify the man by a description of his appearance and ... read more »

MJ Lee Lake May Finish Sooner than Anticipated

Jul 07, 2015

The large amounts of rains this summer may have slowed down construction on MJ Lee Lake, however the rains in addition to the city pumping water in from surrounding tributaries has the lake taking shape sooner than expected. City Councilman, Ted Lockin, said that hopefully construction will f ... read more »

Senior Fraud Conference at Bartlesville Community Center

Jul 07, 2015

A conference to help seniors avoid fraud takes place at the Bartlesville Community Center on Wednesday. July 8th. The Oklahoma Insurance Department's Medicare Assistance Director Ray Walker said many scams target seniors. A representative from the Oklahoma Banker's Association, Elaine ... read more »

Dunk Tank a Success at Bartlesville Freedom Fest

Jul 07, 2015

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Police Investigate Death at Bartlesville Park

Jul 07, 2015

Bartlesville Police Department is conducting a death investigation at Jo Allen Lowe Park. The Police Department received a call shortly after 5 Tuesday morning concerning someone down on the east side of the lake. According to police Captain Jay Hastings, fire and ambulance responded and found th ... read more »

City Asking For Sales Tax Increase

Jul 06, 2015

The Bartlesville City Council will be asking the voters to the polls to decide on a sales tax increase.  After months of discussions of where the city should go in the future, the city council voted to have city staff to prepare documents for a four-tenths of one percent sales tax increase a ... read more »

Dewey City Council Renews City Manager's Contract-Again

Jul 06, 2015

The Dewey City Council went into executive session during Monday night's meeting. It didn't take long for them to come out with a foregone conclusion: City Manager Kevin Trease's contract was renewed for another year. Mayor Ron Revard has high praise for the job Trease has done. & ... read more »

Dewey Public Schools Board Handles Routine Agenda Items

Jul 06, 2015

The Dewey Public School Board's first meeting for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 was short and to the point. Items handled include the renewal of an annual sublease agreement with the city of Dewey. School Board Superintendent Dr. David Wilkins said two teachers were hired for the middle school, with ... read more »

Robertson Charged With Manslaughter

Jul 06, 2015

A local man is free on a $50,000 bond after being arrested on a warrant that claimed a death of a woman from an auto accident.  46-year old Brian James Robertson is charged with first degree manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident, and obstructing an officer.  According to a ... read more »

Nowata Industrial Park Preparing to Become a Reality

Jul 06, 2015

The city of Nowata is accepting bids for sewer and water utilities at the new Industrial Park being created on more than 180 acres near the current Nowata Municipal Airport. Nowata City Manager Eric Epperson said an interactive map of the park with site availability will soon be available. 9 ... read more »

Dewey City Council to Discuss Property Actions

Jul 06, 2015

The Dewey City Council will be meeting tonight to discuss several items. Among these, there will be a public hearing over the Lot-Split request for the property located at 397080 W. 1400 Road and a discussion to reverse the Dilapidation Determination for the property located at 511 N Wyandott ... read more »

KRIG Country Showdown Prepares for Cavalcade

Jul 06, 2015

The KRIG Country Showdown Semi-Finals are over and the Finalists have been announced. Annie Hart. Jennifer Varao, and Josie Zepeda will be competing at the Pawhuska Cavalcade Street Dance On Tuesday, July 14 at 7:30 pm. Each contestant will perform two songs and be judged on their performance ... read more »