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Sunfest Happening this Weekend in Bartlesville Will Open at 6 PM

May 29, 2015

The Bartlesville Sunfest gets underway today and Sunfest President Stephanie Lief said that they are prepared. There's lots of entertainment on the schedule over the weekend. Infinity, a cover band out of Tulsa, will kick off the Air Guitar contest Friday night. Then, it's Lenny Baker ... read more »

Three Suspects Connected to Officer Shooting in Montgomery County Jail

May 29, 2015

Alejandro Garcia Roxanne Mendoza Cesar Rios Three suspects, 22-year-old Alejandro Garcia, 23-year-old Cesar Rios and 20-year-old Roxanne Mendoza are in the Montgomery County, Kansas Jail, facing various charges related to a police pursuit and officer shooting. Oologah p ... read more »

Caney Kansas Pioneer Days this Weekend

May 29, 2015

The Caney Valley Antique Power Association presents Pioneer Days this weekend in Caney, Kansas. Association President Don Clifford said those in attendance could see things they have never seen before. In addition to the Tractor Pull & Engine Show, there will be a Flea Market, a Consignme ... read more »

Accusation Arise Against Pawhuska Animal Control

May 28, 2015

Citizens have been vetting their concern and grievances via the Pawhuska Community Facebook page, regarding the local Animal Control Officer.   Channel 2 News, KJRH, reported Thursday that they were contacted by Pawhuska citizens concerning practices of the local Animal Control Offic ... read more »

Owasso Police Warn of Door-to-Door Scam

May 28, 2015

The Owasso Police Department has received several reports of a man going door-to-door attempting to sell “Neighborhood Watch” and “No Solicitation” stickers. According to the Owasso Police Department Facebook page, the man suggests that the profit from the $10 stickers wil ... read more »

Oklahoma Offers Free Well-Testing

May 28, 2015

Due to state-wide flooding the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality is offering free bacterial testing of private wells. DEQ spokeswoman Erin Hatfield says when flood waters get into private wells they can become infected with E-Coli and other harmful bacteria. Each testing kit in ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Threatening A Family

May 28, 2015

A $50,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly pointed a gun at his family.  53-year old Ronald James Pebeahsy is charged with three felony counts of pointing a firearm.  Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office were called to a home where a man was rep ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested For Second Degree Burglary

May 28, 2015

A Dewey man is in custody after he allegedly broke into a business.  23-year old Brady Calvin Shafer is charged with second degree burglary and attempt second degree burglary.  Dewey police were called to Peter's True Value store to investigate a possible burglary. According to ... read more »

Keller Williams to Host RED Day

May 28, 2015

Keller Williams Realty Bartlesville will be taking the day off on June 4 to give back to the community for their seventh annual RED Day. RED Day stands for Renew, Energize, and Donate. The Bartlesville Keller Williams Associates will be spending the day volunteering at Martha's Task, ARC ... read more »

Police Officer Hirings Underway in Owasso

May 28, 2015

The half-penny city sales tax voted on in Owasso in January is being put to good use. More than 75 percent of voters said “yes” to the increase which will be used to hire new police officers, firefighters and to make street repairs. The Owasso Police Department is accepting applicatio ... read more »

Governor Directs ODOT to Lend Counties a Hand for Infrastructure Repair

May 28, 2015

Governor Mary Fallin is directing ODOT to expedite bidding on county infrastructure projects. Repairs of widespread damage to roads and bridges from recent flooding could be an issue for many counties. Money was taken from the County Improvement Roads and Bridges Fund by state legislators to help ... read more »

DBI Provides Update for BRTA

May 28, 2015

The May meeting of the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority (BRTA) began with an update from Mark Haskell from Downtown Bartlesville Incorporated.   Haskell announced that in the 5 years since the initiation of the Downtown Bartlesville Inc (DBI), Main Street Program, progress ... read more »

Tractor Trail Drive Gets Washed Out

May 28, 2015

This month's rain has been a blessing and a curse for our state. The much needed water has washed out many events, including an annual Trail Drive up Highway 75 towards the 22nd Annual Tractor, Flea Market, Tractor Pull, and Engine Show “Pioneer Days”. Don Clifford, president ... read more »

Flooding Closes Area Highway

May 28, 2015

Flooding has closed a portion of State Highway 11 in Tulsa County.  The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has announced that 11 is closed just north of the junction with State Highway 20.  Traffic on State Highway 11 is being detoured on State Highway 20, U.S. 75, U.S. 60, and State ... read more »

Willoughby Arrested On Rape Charge

May 27, 2015

Washington County deputies arrested 46-year old David Wayne Willoughby on a first degree rape and lewd molestation charge.  According to information form Sheriff Rick Silver, deputies were told on Sunday of an incident involving sexual abuse of a child under the age of ten.  A concerned ... read more »