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Dinosaur Gone

Jan 27, 2015

A dinosaur has escaped or may have been captured in Bartlesville. The dinosaur is actually a 9-foot tall statue of a Tyrannosaurus Rex that has been outside the Classic Pet Center store for close to a decade. K-WON news partner, KOTV, reports that the statue is usually tied down with cables. Owne ... read more »

Bartlesville League of Women Voters to Celebrate Anniversary

Jan 26, 2015

A long-time institution will soon celebrate it's 95th anniversary this month. The League of Women Voters was founded on February 14th, 1920. The Bartlesville LWV will join with the Bartlesville Women's Network to celebrate the anniversary on Tuesday, February 3rd. The event takes place in ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Talk about Emergency Issues

Jan 26, 2015

Though the Washington County Board of Commissioners agenda was a bit on the light side Monday morning, a couple of important items were discussed. Pending legislation to create the Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority, which would create funding for ALL counties in the state, was lauded by the Com ... read more »

Washington County District Court has a Busy Week Ahead

Jan 26, 2015

The Washington County court docket has a busy week ahead with two jury trials scheduled. District Attorney 1st Assistant Jared Sigler is prosecuting the case of Darrell Wade Whitson of Dewey, in front of Judge Curtis DeLapp. The charge is Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, which in this ... read more »

Osage BOCC Approve Resolution Against Beetle

Jan 26, 2015

The Osage County Board of County Commissioners met this morning for a brief meeting with one major resolution approved. The board brought forward and approved the motion to remove the American Burying Beetle from the endangered species list. The resolution highlighted the facts that the Ameri ... read more »

Commissioners Table Use Of Courthouse Annex

Jan 26, 2015

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday morning discussed ways to get a schedule going on who can use the courthouse annex meeting room.  Last week, the commissioners tabled the item to get more input from other county officials.  Commissioners Curtis Barnes and Doug Sonenberg presented ... read more »

Nowata School Board To Go Over Applications

Jan 25, 2015

The Nowata School Board will hold a special meeting on Monday night.  According to the agenda, the board will vote whether or not to go into executive session to look over the applications for the Superintendent's position.  Nowata Schools Superintendent Dr. Kathy Berry announced th ... read more »

Commissioners To Discuss Using Annex Building

Jan 25, 2015

A few items are on tap for Monday morning's Nowata County Commissioners meeting.  According to the agenda, the commissioners will discuss about setting a schedule for use of the courthouse annex meeting room.  Last week, the commissioners took no action so that county officials coul ... read more »

Weather Spotter Training

Jan 25, 2015

The National Weather Service is looking for a few good storm spotters in Oklahoma.   National Weather Service forecasters are launching a series of classes for Oklahoma residents who want to learn more about severe weather.   Rick Smith, warning coordination meteorologis ... read more »

Search for Suspects in Oak Park Break-ins Continues

Jan 24, 2015

The search for four suspects in 17 vehicle break-ins in the Oak Park community last week continues. Last Saturday morning, the Bartlesville Police Department received calls from two of the victims saying that their vehicles had been broken into. With those reports in hand, officers canvassed the ... read more »

Oklahoma, a Destination Wedding Location

Jan 23, 2015

The organization, The Springs Events, is taking their time proven method and creating a new event center on the shores of Skiatook Lake. The new event center called Skiatook Springs will create a destination location with rustic elegance. Skiatook Springs will be the companies 17th event center b ... read more »

Philliips 66 Evaluating Controllable Expenses

Jan 23, 2015

Successful businesses look at controllable expenses on a regular basis, and Phillips 66 is doing just that. Rumors are circulating about the company looking at personnel costs and possible personnel cuts. Company spokesman Summer Austin says Phillips 66 is looking only at controllable costs at th ... read more »

Bartlesville School Bus Hit by Foreign Object

Jan 23, 2015

A Bartlesville school bus was hit by a foreign object Friday afternoon. The route 16 bus was traveling from Central Middle School to Bartlesville High School at about 3:15 when it was struck by a foreign object on Shawnee Ave.  The object struck a window and did cause the window to break.&nb ... read more »

Senator Inhofe Praises Senate Amendments to Bills

Jan 23, 2015

Oklahoma's senior senator, Jim Inhofe says the new senate has already surpassed the senate in 2014 under Harry Reid's leadership. Since convening this month, Inhofe says the body has worked to regain its reputation as the world's largest deliberative body. Senator Inhofe returned ... read more »

Arthurton Waives Preliminary Hearing

Jan 23, 2015

A Bartlesville man who is accused of selling illegal drugs has waived preliminary hearing and is bind over for formal arraignment.  Nicholas Eugene Arthurton is charged with possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, acquiring proceeds from a drug activity, possession of a firearm during c ... read more »