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New Mayor Dale Copeland Speaks On Community Connection

Dec 06, 2016

In Tuesday morning's Community Connection Program, newly elected Mayor Dale Copeland came in to talk with our own Charlie Taraboletti. During his time, Copeland discussed the changes occurring with the city now that the new councilmen have been sworn in, but he says he is proud of where the l ... read more »

Boys & Girls Club Luncheon

Dec 06, 2016

The Boy's & Girls Club of Bartlesville held their Great Futures Luncheon today in Bartlesville. After some recognition and awards, The Honorable J.C. Watts was able to speak and share some of his words of wisdom. Watts was a congressman who was elected to serve as the chairman of the Hous ... read more »

Pinkerton And Smith Waive Preliminary Hearing

Dec 06, 2016

Two Copan people who are accused of stealing mail from mailboxes have waived preliminary hearing and are bound over for formal arraignment scheduled for December 14th.  21-year old Stephanie Ann Pinkerton and 34-year old Rodney John Smith are charged with knowingly concealing stolen property ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meeting

Dec 06, 2016

The Dewey City Council met on Monday night in the Council Chambers at Dewey City Hall. Among the action items, the council went into executive session regarding the employment and contract for City Judge Robert Fries for Fiscal Year 2017. The council decided to table the contract approval un ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Dec 06, 2016

The Dewey Public Works Authority held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday night after the City Council Meeting. In their brief gathering, the authority approved the meeting minutes from November 21, as well as approving the claims.  ... read more »

City of Dewey Economic Development

Dec 06, 2016

The City of Dewey held an economic development meeting before their regularly scheduled City Council meetings. Tammy, an employee from Public Service Company of Oklahoma came in to go over a benchmark assessment for the city. She held a visioning exercise where she talked about what the comm ... read more »

Candidates File for Washington County Boards

Dec 06, 2016

Five incumbent Washington County school board members filed for re-election on Monday.  Randy Herren and Rick Boswell filed for re-election to their respective seats on the Bartlesville School Board. Joe Lewis file for re-election to the Caney Valley School Board, Dana Trimble filed for ... read more »

Dewey School Board

Dec 06, 2016

The Dewey School Board met on Monday evening in the Administration building. Among the action items, the board approved a temporary contract to hie Virginia Hamilton as a high school and middle school long term substitute for the remainder of the school year. The board also approved a tempora ... read more »

New Council And New Mayor

Dec 05, 2016

The City of Bartlesville has a new council.  City Attorney Jerry Maddux administered the oath of office to all five council members. Council member John J. Kane nominated Dale Copeland as the mayor. Mayor Copeland was pleased with the honor. Kane was nominated to serve as Vice ... read more »

City Holds Reception

Dec 05, 2016

The City of Bartlesville held a reception Monday evening for two outgoing council members Tom Gorman and Ted Lockin.  Gorman also served as Bartlesville mayor.  Gorman said he's pleased with the city's financial status. Lockin said he's looking forward to serve in city ... read more »

Drummond Interested in Kennedy Building

Dec 05, 2016

Monday at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners the Board heard from Ladd Drummond regarding the Kennedy Building in Downtown Pawhuska, discussed the hiring of a new part-time employee for Osage County E-911, approved several grants for the Nutrition Program, and appointed ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Arson

Dec 05, 2016

A $200,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly set a home on fire.  36-year old Michael Anthony Walker is charged with first degree arson.  Bartlesville fire fighters were called on November 27th to put out a house fire at 311 North Seminole.  According to a ... read more »

Governor Fallin To Visit Middle East

Dec 05, 2016

Governor Mary Fallin announced today from the Pentagon that she is traveling this week to the Middle East to visit with American troops: Governor Fallin says “I am always impressed and inspired by our men and women in uniform. The risks they take and the sacrifices they make are unfatho ... read more »

Top 15 Fugitive Apprehended

Dec 05, 2016

Fugitive apprehension agents with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections Office of the Inspector General arrested Joshua Ward on Friday after an anonymous tip led to his location. In addition to the tip, the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office provided intelligence that helped track down ... read more »

Road Closures in Bartlesville

Dec 05, 2016

Road closures are planned in the downtown area this week due to work being conducted by crews contracted by the City of Bartlesville. Contractors will have the following streets closed during daytime hours beginning Tuesday, Dec. 6, through Friday, December 9: • Frank Phillips Boulevar ... read more »