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BartNet To Place Equipment In Ramona

Sep 29, 2016

The Ramona Public Works Authority and BartNet IP, LLC, have reached an agreement to allow BartNet to place facilities on the Ramona Water Tower. This will provide BartNet with the ability to provide wireless internet service to residents and businesses of Ramona and the surrounding areas. Mar ... read more »

Tulsa Man Arrested For Trafficking Meth

Sep 28, 2016

A Tulsa man is in the Washington County jail after he allegedly was trafficking in illegal drugs.  24-year old Dustin Lee Giddens is charged with trafficking in meth, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of paraphernalia, and driving left of center.  Dew ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Attempt Robbery

Sep 28, 2016

A $100,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly pulled a knife to several people.  28-year old Cody Lea Donnell is charged with attempted robbery with a weapon and obstructing an officer.  Bartlesville police were called to the 1400 block of South Maple Avenue where a ... read more »

City Projects Underway

Sep 28, 2016

You may have noticed some projects that are underway in the Bartlesville area.  One of the projects include an overlay project on 14th Street between Cherokee and Armstrong.  CFO of the City of Bartlesville Mike Bailey talked about the project. Other city projects include the pathf ... read more »

KEN Leader Selected by Governor Fallin

Sep 28, 2016

Governor Mary Fallin has announced that Mike Fuller, general manager at American Castings in Pryor, has been named a regional leader to support the “Oklahoma Works” education, workforce and job creation initiative. Fuller will lead the Key Economic Network (KEN) that covers the nort ... read more »

Lawyers Win In Kansas Gay Marriage Lawsuit

Sep 28, 2016

A federal judge has directed Kansas to pay $295,000 to attorneys who successfully challenged the state's ban on gay marriage in a lawsuit.   U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree on Tuesday approved a request from American Civil Liberties Union lawyers and Kansas City-area attorney Mar ... read more »

Inmate to Sue Gov Fallin and Prison

Sep 28, 2016

A federal appeals court has revived an Oklahoma prison inmate's lawsuit that alleges overcrowding and unde-rstaffing at state prison facilities has created dangerous conditions for inmates and inadequate sanitation, laundry and other services.   Tuesday's decision by a three-judg ... read more »

Pike Pass Hike

Sep 28, 2016

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has voted to increase the costs on Oklahoma tollways by 17 percent to help expand and renovate the state's turnpike system, including the construction of new toll roads in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.   OTA spokesman Jack Damrill says the rate hikes approv ... read more »

Barnsdall Chamber Elects New Officers

Sep 27, 2016

Tuesday the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce met for their second September meeting. During the meeting the chamber discussed Barnsdall School Sports, New Officer Elections, the Upcoming Enbridge Tour, and planning Christmas in Barnsdall.   At the last meeting of the Chamber of Commerce ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Sexual Assult

Sep 27, 2016

A $50,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman.  Emanuel Michael Conley is charged with sexual battery, possession of marijuana, breaking and entering without permission, and possession of paraphernalia.  Bartlesville police were called to a ... read more »

Bartlesville Library Gets Grant

Sep 27, 2016

The Oklahoma Department of Libraries announced that the Bartlesville Public Library and BPL Literacy Services will receive a $4,000 grant.  The funds are made possible by the federal institute of museum of library services will allow the BPL program to promote health and wellness information ... read more »

State Capitol Is Now A Work Zone

Sep 27, 2016

State officials in charge of a $245 million renovation of the Oklahoma Capitol are warning tenants and visitors of major changes, including an end to reserving public space in the building through 2022.   Office of Management and Enterprise Services spokesman John Estus said Monday that ... read more »

Fort Riley Commander Fired

Sep 27, 2016

The U.S. Army says it has fired the commander of Fort Riley and is continuing an investigation opened last week at the Kansas base. No details have been provided.   Army spokesman Col. Patrick R. Seiber says that Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby was relieved of command of the 1st Infantry Divisio ... read more »

BRTA Nominates New Board Officers

Sep 26, 2016

Monday afternoon the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority, BRTA, met for their monthly regularly scheduled meeting. The September meeting marked the end of service for two members of the BRTA board of trustees, Sara McGee has chosen to resign from the board and BRTA Chairman Pat Moore has c ... read more »

Gas Prices Continue To Fall

Sep 26, 2016

Triple-A of Oklahoma says statewide gasoline price averages have fallen 11 cents since the end of August and are continuing to decline.  Triple-A says the state's average price for regular self-serve gasoline Monday stood at $2.02. Spokesman Chuck Mai  says inventories have been goo ... read more »