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Two Court Cases Set For April 1st

Mar 27, 2015

Two Washington County criminal cases are scheduled to be on the April 1st formal arraignment docket.  Steven Lee Adair is accused of killing his wife, Crystal Sue Adair and a man 23-year Charles Edward Lee back in September of 2014.  Bartlesville police found Lee dead and found Adair wi ... read more »

Legislation on Texting Ban Still Moving Forward

Mar 27, 2015

While state legislators are working to get a balanced budget, they are also creating, discussing and voting on legislation. A ban on texting while driving was one of Governor Mary Fallin's directives in her State of the State Address in February. State Senator John Ford said there's a rea ... read more »

State Legislators Working to Preserve Education Funding

Mar 27, 2015

The state of Oklahoma is facing a $611 million budget deficit.  State legislators are working hard to preserve education funding.  Freshman Representative Travis Dunlap said that general education receives 35 % of the allocated budget and when you add in higher education and career tech ... read more »

Sand Springs Identified as Only Fatality of Wednesday's Tornado

Mar 27, 2015

The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of the man killed in Wednesday's tornado in Sand Springs at the River Oaks Mobile Home Park. Officials say 41-year-old Arian Christopher Lakey lost his life in what has been determined to be an EF2 tornado. That tornado hit the ... read more »

Accident Kills Owasso Driver

Mar 26, 2015

An Owasso man is dead as a result of a Wednesday night accident.   The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that 29 year-old Brandon JonJock was northbound on Sheridan about 2-tenths of a mile north of 86th St. North in Tulsa County at about 11:20.  His pickup went off the roadway to th ... read more »

Governor Fallin Declares Emergency

Mar 26, 2015

Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency for 25 counties due to tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding.      The storms crossed the state Wednesday and left at least one person dead when what is believed to have been a tornado struck a mobile ... read more »

Senate Committee Approves Anti-Texting Bill

Mar 26, 2015

An Oklahoma Senate committee has approved legislation that prohibits texting while driving in the state.      The Senate Public Safety Committee voted 8-0 for the bill on Thursday and sent it to the full Senate for consideration. A similar bill has been approved by the Se ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Investigate Wednesday Night Shooting

Mar 26, 2015

The Bartlesville Police Department is investigating an incident where several gun shots were fired in a local shopping center parking lot Wednesday night. According to Police Captain Jay Hastings, Bartlesville Police responded at about 8:15 Wednesday night to the call of shots fired in a shop ... read more »

Grocery Store Returns to Fairfax

Mar 25, 2015

Fairfax residents will once again have a grocery store for the first time in 4 years. The ribbon cutting ceremony for Venture Foods was held Tuesday and officially opened for business Wednesday.   Residents of Fairfax as of late have needed to travel more than 30 min in order to purc ... read more »

Red Cross Storm Preparation Guidelines

Mar 25, 2015

Severe Weather is in the air and if you haven't done your storm season preparation yet, you better hurry. The Red Cross has some guidelines to follow: have a plan in place for each household member on where to go and what to do. Have an emergency kit prepared with each members medications, dr ... read more »

Unemployment Rates Up

Mar 25, 2015

Most of Oklahoma has seen unemployment rates increase.  According to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, 76 of Oklahoma's 77 counties including Washington, Nowata, and Osage counties saw their unemployment rates rise in January. Nowata County's unemployment rate stands ... read more »

Bartlesville Rotary Club Observing 100th Anniversary

Mar 25, 2015

One of the oldest Rotary Clubs in the State, Bartlesville Rotary is celebrating it's Centennial this year. A fundraising campaign to improve and expand the popular train display at the Bartlesville depot has about two more weeks to run. A membership drive among the members has raised more tha ... read more »

Severe Weather a Good Possibility this Afternoon and Evening

Mar 25, 2015

Bartlesville and the surrounding area are looking at a pretty good chance of severe weather starting late this afternoon and lasting into mid-evening. Bart Haake of the Tulsa National Weather Service office said that this appears to be the last gasp for colder weather.  A Flash Flood Wat ... read more »

Premier Cooking Event at Bartlesville Community Center

Mar 25, 2015

Seasoned chefs and those just learning to cook are invited to the Taste of Home Cooking School on April 7th. Tami Brinkman of bartlesvilleradio.com said that what you get for the price of a ticket is well worth it. The Taste of Home Cooking School is happening on April 7th at the Bartlesville ... read more »

April is a Busy Month at the Bartlesville Public Library

Mar 25, 2015

Bartlesville Public Library is a happening place in the month of April. Tax procrastinators will be lining up on Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesdays through April 14th to get last minute free tax help. The 6th Annual Lego Creation Contest is scheduled for the 25th and registration is already underway ... read more »