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Osage County Invalidates Kennedy Building Sale

Sep 25, 2017

The Osage County Board of Commissioners had to invalidate the sale of the Kennedy Building Monday morning.  There were reportedly issues with the title and the county failed to declare the property as surplus prior to trying to sell the building at public auction last month.     ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Struggling With Budget

Sep 25, 2017

The Nowata Commissioners are continuing to struggle with budget issues for the sheriff’s office. Many sides were heard during a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Sheriff Sandy Hadley voiced her concerns about the future of her deputies amid rumors of potential layoffs comin ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Schedules Tuesday Session

Sep 25, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board will take action on two items Tuesday night.  The board plans to approve the estimate of needs for the fiscal year and to approve a change order in the amount of more than 11 thousand dollars for work at Custer Stadium as part of the renovation project.   ... read more »

Legislators Begin Special Sesssion

Sep 25, 2017

The Oklahoma Legislature is headed back to the state Capitol for a special legislative session to fill a $215 million shortfall in the state budget and look for long-term solutions to the state's chronic budget shortfalls.   Gov. Mary Fallin scheduled Monday's special session ... read more »

K-Life To Hold Open House

Sep 23, 2017

Bartlesville KLIFE will be holding an open house party on Tuesday from 5-to-6:30 p.m. to show off the transformation of their property at 714 Delaware Avenue, which was renovated with money raised from the Fortify Tomorrow campaign. The house was built in 1912 across from Central Middle Schoo ... read more »

Police Make Arrest

Sep 23, 2017

Several police officers responded to an incident right next to our station here in Bartlesville on Friday afternoon. According to Police Captain Jay Hastings, one person was taken into custody. We will have more information as it becomes available. ... read more »

BDA Settles With Rabin

Sep 21, 2017

The Bartlesville Development Authority has reached a settlement agreement on two lawsuits filed by Joel Rabin. The lawsuits dealt with the Silver Lake Village Project, and were both filed earlier this year. According to David Wood, "The allegation is highly misleading. During the initial ass ... read more »

Circuit Bus Still Running

Sep 22, 2017

In 2012 the Circuit Bus was started as a form of public transportation to help residents get around town. The bus would make 8 loops a day, and eventually would be connected with The Grand Gateway and become Pelivan Transit. Recently, due to budget cuts, Grand Gateway became unable to continu ... read more »

Hansche Waived Trial Rights

Sep 20, 2017

The mother of a four-year-old girl that was murdered in 2015 has waived her right for a trial earlier this week on child neglect charges. Courtney Le'Ann Hansche will next appear on this matter in front of District Judge Curtis Delapp on October 17. A jury already found Hansche's boyf ... read more »

Nowata County Road Closed

Sep 22, 2017

US 169 was closed for a couple of hours on Friday Morning. The Northbound lane had an overturned Fed-Ex semi-trailer in the roadway. The accident happened just north of Nowata at County Road 19. No injuries were reported. The road has since been re-opened. (Photo by Brandy Campbel ... read more »

Power Restored After Outage In Dewey

Sep 21, 2017

Power has been restored after briefly being out this afternoon in parts of Dewey and northern Bartlesville. As of Thursday at 12:30 PM more than 1,300 PSO customers were without power. PSO Spokesman Stan Whiteford confirmed that crews were dispatched quickly to resolve the issue. As of 4: ... read more »

Man Walking Across USA Stops In Bartlesville

Sep 21, 2017

A man making a journey on foot across the United States made a stop in Bartlesville this afternoon. Jefrey Taylor set out from Lenexa, Kansas on this remarkable journey 25 days ago and now finds himself working through Oklahoma. Taylor, a musician by trade has gotten plenty of chances to expe ... read more »

United We Rock Street Party

Sep 21, 2017

The United Way of Bartlesville is hosting the United We Rock Street Party this Saturday on Frank Phillips Boulevard in front of Painted Horse Bar & Grill. The party, which starts at 7 that evening, will feature Summer's Aunt Jeanie and Stephen Walden, a vinyl DJ. The party will have a ... read more »

United We Rock Kids Photo Contest

Sep 21, 2017

The United Way is hosting the United We Rock Kids Photo Contest where children can dress up and they (or their parents) can submit the photo for a chance to win prizes. Abigail Singrey says that this will be a lot of fun. You can submit the photos at bartlesvilleuw.org until October 9. After ... read more »

Washington County Health Department Schedules Flu Vaccine Clinics

Sep 21, 2017

The Washington County Health Department will hold its seasonal influenza vaccination clinics for the upcoming flu season, beginning October 2. The Oklahoma State Department of Health and Washington County Health Department recommend flu vaccination each year for everyone 6 months of age and o ... read more »