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United Way Celebrates 2017 Fund Drive

Jan 23, 2018

The Bartlesville Regional United Way celebrated the conclusion of its 2017 fund drive Tuesday.     Campaign Chair Bob Heinrich announced that the 2017 "United We Rock" Campaign raised $2,229,759, reaching 93% of the goal. That is the fourth-highest amount raised i ... read more »

Two Grass Fires Spark in Washington County

Jan 23, 2018

A pair of grass fires burned today as Oklahoma’s weather puts the state in a fire danger. Washington County Emergency Management Director, Kary Cox, says that the first fire was East of Dewey on Durham, and no sooner when they finished with that fire they were called out to another one. ... read more »

About 100 Siemens Jobs to Move to Houston

Jan 23, 2018

Many local jobs at Bartlesville's Siemens operation  will leave Bartlesville for Houston by the fall of 2019.   According to Director of Communications for Siemens, Robert Bartels, nearly ninety percent of customers served by the Bartlesville facility are located on the gulf ... read more »

HVAC Overheats At Local School

Jan 23, 2018

The HVAC blower in Rach Heights Elementary School overheated on Monday evening. According to Principal Chanda Meyers, there was quite a bit of smoke, but no fire. Police and Fire were called to the school to investigate, but the building was deemed safe. All classes continued on Tuesday a ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meet On Monday

Jan 22, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning for their weekly meeting where they discussed the Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma Driver Simulator with Washington County Emergency Management Director, Kary Cox.  Cox worked with the commissioners to set ... read more »

Baseball Bat, Brass Knuckles Used in Alleged Assault

Jan 22, 2018

A metal baseball bat and a pair brass knuckles were used in a domestic incident that landed a Broken Arrow man behind bars. Jeremiah Aguilar stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon and forced entry into a residence. ... read more »

KWON Cooking Extravaganza Now Accepting Recipes

Jan 22, 2018

The KWON Cooking Extravaganza is now accepting recipes for their annual cookbook.   Any recipe is welcome, and could be featured in the cookbook which will be presented at the show on April 10. Those who submit recipes will be entered into a chance to be featured on stage and win a B ... read more »

Washington County Offices To Close On Friday

Jan 22, 2018

The offices of the Washington County and Nowata County District Courts will be closed from 10:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Friday.    Bertha Rogers, former court clerk for Judge Curtis DeLapp, died on Friday. The offices will be closed to allow people to attend the funeral.   ... read more »

Commissioners Finalize RWD Project

Jan 22, 2018

Barbara Albritton from INCOG provided a presentation to conclude an INCOG grant project for RWD #20 Monday morning at the Meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners.   The meeting opened with the presentation and a public hearing during which Albritton discussed the $3 ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Hold Weekly Meeting

Jan 22, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners met briefly for a regularly scheduled meeting. The Commissioners covered just three agenda items in the meeting. The first item was the letting of a bid for polypropylene pipe for county projects. The second item was the appointment of commissioners Doug So ... read more »

OKC National Memorial Remains Open

Jan 20, 2018

The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum remains open despite a federal government shutdown.   Executive Director Kari Watkins said Saturday that while the museum and memorial to honor victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing is affiliated with the federal National Park Servic ... read more »

Woman Injured When a Man Drives Into Her Apartment

Jan 21, 2018

A man was trying to park his vehicle and ended up driving into a neighbor's apartment injuring a woman.     According to Bartlesville Police Department Captain Jay Hastings, police, fire, and ambulance personnel were called to the Madison Village Village Apartments at a ... read more »

Pawhuska to Host Mosaic Oklahoma Advanced Screening

Jan 20, 2018

You are invited to an advanced screening of the new show, Mosaid Oklahoma next month at The Constantine Theater in Pawhuska.  Mosaic Oklahoma is an ongoing series produced by the OETA Foundation which delves into the communities, people and landmarks that epitomize Oklahoma culture. The ... read more »

March Preliminary Hearing set for Nelson Murder Trial

Jan 20, 2018

The first-degree murder case against Tracy Dawn Nelson will now be heard March 15th.  Nelson was in front of Judge Vaclaw Friday.   She had requested a court-appointed attorney. Bartlesville police arrested Nelson last month after the State Medical Examiner investigated the Jun ... read more »

Governor Fallin Amends her Call for Special Session

Jan 20, 2018

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has amended her executive order calling for a special legislative session to include new tax increases and policy changes endorsed by a group of civic and business leaders.   Fallin amended her call Friday to ask lawmakers to consider tax hikes on tobacco, m ... read more »