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Tulsa Man Arrested For Attacking Girlfriend

Jan 24, 2017

An $100,000 bond has been set for a Tulsa man who allegedly attacked his girlfriend and threaten to kill her.  26-year old Brian Matthew Isaak is charged with threaten to perform an act of violence and domestic assault and battery.  Bartlesville police received a report of a man with th ... read more »

Dover Back In Jail

Jan 24, 2017

A Bartlesville man who was out on an $100,000 bond on pending felony charges, is back in the Washington County Jail after being arrested on a burglary charge.  A probable cause hearing took place Tuesday afternoon for 28-year old Vernon Lee Dover, Jr. for possession of stolen property and bu ... read more »

Polar Plunge Coming To Bartlesville

Jan 24, 2017

The annual Polar  Plunge is making it's way to Northern Oklahoma this year. The Polar Plunge is an event where individuals jump into freezing water at various locations all throughout Oklahoma to raise money for the Special Olympics Oklahoma. There are several scheduled dates around ... read more »

Assessor’s Office Conducts Taxpayer Days

Jan 24, 2017

The Washington County Assessor’s Office Will be holding several taxpayer assistance days across the county. Taxpayers of rural Washington County will have the opportunity for applying for all eligible property tax exemptions at locations close to home. Residents may also hand-deliver any of ... read more »

Increased Fire Danger Today

Jan 24, 2017

Oklahoma forestry officials say the danger of wildfires is increasing as a dry weather pattern persists across much of the state. Officials say the fire danger will be high on Tuesday and that Oklahomans should limit outdoor activities that might spark a blaze. Grasses and other vegetation ... read more »

Young Charged With Arson

Jan 23, 2017

A man charged with arson  appeared in court on Friday. 39-year old Veris Gene Young of Bartlesville is charged with one count of first degree arson. Witness say Young and another man set fire to the home. A report indicates gasoline was used to set the house on fire, however, the men ma ... read more »

Pesti Murder Trial Suspended

Jan 23, 2017

A Bartlesville man who is accused of murdering and abusing his four-month old daughter, has his trial suspended.  The state filed an order for mental competency.  Jesse Carlos Pesti is charged with first degree murder and kidnapping.  The court has temporary suspended the case unti ... read more »

Kansas Man Charged With Robbery

Jan 23, 2017

A Topeka, Kansas man is in custody after being arrested on a warrant for allegedly robbing a Bartlesville store back in November of 2016.  19-year old Terry Carmichael Smith, The Third, is charged with first degree robbery.  Smith was in concert with Jaylon Darion Neal of Independence, ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners

Jan 23, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. The commissioners announced that the filing period for the Washington County Free Fair Board is now open, and will be open until January 27, which is Friday. Those wishing to file may do so at ... read more »

Free Fair Election Board Filing Period

Jan 23, 2017

The filing for the Washington County Free Fair Board Election has started, and will run through Friday. Those wishing to file may do so by filling out a form at the Office of the Washington County Clerk, located at 400 South Johnstone, Suite 100. The election of the Directors of the Washingt ... read more »

County Road to Temporarily Close

Jan 23, 2017

Washington County Commissioners will close a portion of County Road North 4000 Tuesday morning.  North 4000 will be closed between West 1300 and West 1400 from 7 to 3 each day for approximately two weeks.  Traffic on Road West 1300 will have restricted traffic for the next two weeks due ... read more »

Car Crashes in to Collinsville Silver Dollar

Jan 23, 2017

A Collinsville building collapsed after a car smashed into it Monday morning. The building houses the Silver Dollar Cafe and is located at 11th and Main Street. The impact knocked down the front wall of the building which caused a major section of the roof to collapse. The car was still i ... read more »

Commissioners Have Little Business

Jan 23, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners only had a few business items to present Monday morning.  The Commissioners had no new information regarding the E-911 program.  The item will be brought up again at next week's meeting. Commissioners tabled a declaration of surplus and a resolut ... read more »

Nominations Sought for Schmoldt Award

Jan 23, 2017

Here's your opportunity to nominate a Bartlesville teacher who has made a significant difference for the 2017 Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation Award.  Kurt Schmoldt Teacher Appreciation Award selection committee chair, Angie Linthacum says there are many reasons to make a nominatio ... read more »

Absentee Voting

Jan 22, 2017

Yvonne House, Secretary of the Washington County Election Board, reminds voters who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the February 14 Annual School Election for the Tulsa Technology, Skiatook and Collinsville Schools, have until February 8 to apply. Voters may apply for an absentee ballot by ... read more »