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Breedlove Preliminary Hearing Set

Jul 01, 2016

A Collinsville man who is accused of kidnapping his girlfriend in May of this year has a preliminary hearing scheduled for August 23rd.  34-year old Derek Jordan Breedlove is charged with kidnapping and domestic abuse.  Washington County Sheriff's deputies were called to a home on W ... read more »

Black Preliminary Hearing Set

Jul 01, 2016

An Enid man who is accused of beating up another Washington County jail inmate in May of this year, has a preliminary hearing scheduled for August 25th.  James T. Black is charged with aggravated assault and battery and threaten to perform an act of violence.  Washington County Sheriff ... read more »

Firework Regulations

Jul 01, 2016

The Fourth of July is one of the few holidays filled with fireworks. This year, Washington County is allowing fireworks throughout the county. However, rules and regulations vary depending if you are in the city. If you are within the city limits of Bartlesville, fireworks are prohibited. However ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Special Meeting

Jun 30, 2016

The Bartlesville School Board held a special meeting at noon on Thursday. The board met to consider several action topics, including an agreement with Sodexo for food service, and the approval of raising the guaranteed maximum price for the Central Middle School construction project. However ... read more »

Governor Fallin To Meet With Boards

Jun 30, 2016

Governor Marry Fallin announced that she will meet with several education related boards on Thursday Morning. The state Senate has approved each of these appointments. Governor Fallin will meet with: The Board of Trustees for Langston University- Oklahoma City The B ... read more »

House Bill To Take Effect

Jun 30, 2016

House Bill 2957 will go into effect of July 1st. The bill will save millions of dollars while giving local school districts greater control in teacher evaluations. The bill, by Representative Michael Rogers and Senator John Ford was approved during the 2016 legislative session. The measure makes ... read more »

Offutt and Hamblin Bound To Trial

Jun 29, 2016

Two people who are accused of murder in April of this year appeared in a Washington County Courtroom Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.  Scott Offutt and Derek Hamblin are charged with first degree murder and conspiracy in the death of 21-year old Kyler Holeman.  Washington County Speci ... read more »

Motorcycle Fatal Accident

Jun 29, 2016

Bartlesville Police responded to a fatality accident on Nowata Road near Harned Street in Bartlesville Tuesday evening.  Public Information Officer Captain Jay Hastings said that police received a report from a Dewey Police officer in reference to a motorcycle travelling southbound into Bart ... read more »

Copan Woman Arrested For Eluding Officers

Jun 29, 2016

An $100,000 bond has been set for a Copan woman who allegedly eluded Washington County Sheriff deputies on a high speed chase on U.S. Highway 60.  33-year old Traci Lee Stiver is charged with eluding and driving with a suspended license.  Deputies conducted a traffic stop near 4000 Road ... read more »

Daniels Wins Senate 29 Nomination

Jun 28, 2016

Former Bartlesville Mayor, Julie Daniels defeated former educator, Jean Oliver for the GOP State Senate District 29 nomination.  After all the votes were counted, Daniels had 4,288 votes for 59 percent of the vote.  Oliver garnered 2,995 votes for 41 percent of the vote. Daniels was ... read more »

Hominy Prison Water Issues

Jun 29, 2016

Inmates at a prison in Hominy have been drinking bottled water and using buckets of water to fill their toilets after a waterline break.   Oklahoma Department of Corrections spokeswoman Terri Watkins tells The Oklahoman that the approximately 1,200 inmates at the Dick Conner Correctional ... read more »

Highway 75 Police Chase

Jun 29, 2016

There has been a police chase on Highway 75 near Ochelata this morning around 7:45. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that the vehicle has been stopped and apprehended on a county road. No other details have been given at this time. The highway is open. ... read more »

Fatality Accident on Nowata Road

Jun 28, 2016

There was a fatality accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Nowata and Harned Roads around 7:00 in Bartlesville on Tuesday evening. According to Washington Country Emergency Management, a vehicle that was traveling west on Nowata Road struck a motorcycle that had bee ... read more »

Brown Wins Democratic Nomination for Osage County Sheriff

Jun 28, 2016

The final precincts reported in just before 9:30 Tuesday evening in the Osage County Primary Elections. The Primary election drew low numbers in total voters, with only approximately 3,200 across all precincts.  In local elections Osage County Undersheriff Lou Ann Brown came away with th ... read more »

Doug Sonenberg Win Commissioner Seat

Jun 28, 2016

Nowata County Commissioner Doug Sonenberg will serve another four-year term after defeating Democrat challenger Bob Johnson 57 percent to 43 percent.  Sonenberg received 113 votes to Johnson's 86 votes.  Sonenberg said that he's pleased with the results. Sonenberg also ment ... read more »