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Bartlesville Chamber President Encourages Business Connection

Jun 28, 2017

Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce looks to meet businesses in their Business After-Hours event they will be holding. Chamber President Sherri Wilt explains this is an event that newer or older businesses should attend because business is about making contacts, forming relationships, and meeting pe ... read more »

Mercury Levels Are High in Fish in Copan, Hulah Lakes

Jun 28, 2017

Two lakes see high levels of mercury in fish in northeast Oklahoma. According to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, blue catfish 27 inches or longer in Copan Lake, white bass longer than 16 inches and largemouth bass over 18 inches in Hulah Lake can be eaten but shouldn’t be ... read more »

Frank Phillips Home Flags

Jun 28, 2017

Independence Day is approaching and locals in the Bartlesville area are gearing up to celebrate. Among those celebrating, The Frank Phillips Home has their annual flag recognition outside. Michelle from the home says that it's just a way to remember what time of the year it is. The Frank ... read more »

Arkansas Man Caught Driving Stolen Car

Jun 28, 2017

An Arkansas man stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Robee Benjamin is facing a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle for an incident that occured earlier this week. According to an affidavit, an officer found a silver Dodge Charger broken down on the si ... read more »

Talala Accident

Jun 28, 2017

An accident occurred early Wednesday in the 7900 block of East 340 Road in Talala, near the Mid America Farm and Ranch Store. At least two people were seriously injured. Both were freed from the wreckage by Northwest Rogers County Firefighters using the Jaws of Life rescue tool and assisted ... read more »

Oilfield, United Linen Stun Opponents in BAAB Tournament

Jun 28, 2017

The top-seed in the Bartlesville Area Amateur Baseball 2017 Post-Season Tournament was eliminated from contention for the championship last night. It was the three-seed Oilfield Pipeline and Supply that beat the one-seed Safari Smiles 21-8 in the loser’s bracket. Remax is now in the loser&r ... read more »

School Board Sets Noon Meeting Agenda

Jun 28, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board will hold its final meeting of the fiscal year Thursday at noon.  The meeting agenda calls for board members to approve purchase orders and change orders written through the 19th to close out the fiscal year.  The board will also act on a series of personne ... read more »

KWON Night at Ballpark raises $2022 for Coach Rigdon's Medical Expense Fund

Jun 26, 2017

It was a beautiful night for baseball at the Annual KWON Night at the Ballpark, with a large and generous crowd cheering on the Indians despite a close loss to 3 Rivers in the first game of the night. It started in a very touching tribute by all the players and coaches, surrounding home plate, of ... read more »

Items Going Into Oklahoma Time Capsule

Jun 27, 2017

A Native American flute, official state lapel pins and a turkey call from the Oklahoma lieutenant governor's annual turkey shoot are among the items being placed in a 100-year time capsule to be buried at the state Capitol.   Governor Mary Fallin joined other state leaders Monday for ... read more »

New Lawsuit Alleges Removal Of Tax On Car Sales Unconstitutional

Jun 27, 2017

A lawsuit alleges the removal of a sales tax exemption on vehicles sold in Oklahoma is unconstitutional.   The lawsuit filed Friday by the Oklahoma Automobile Dealers Association, an auto dealership and an individual alleges the removal of a 1.25 percent exemption on auto sales didn' ... read more »

Osburn Faces Further Charges in Washington County

Jun 27, 2017

Failure to register as a sex offender leads to further charges for a man in Washington County. During court arraignments on June 22, 2017 in the Washington County Courthouse in Bartlesville, information pertaining to Richard Dempsey Osburn from the Oklahoma City Police came to light that Osburn h ... read more »

Gas Prices at Low in Oklahoma

Jun 27, 2017

Oklahoma’s pump price average has hit a low for the year. AAA reports $1.95 for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline. According to GasPrices.AAA.com, the state average hasn’t been this low since this last December.   Bartlesville is tied for the second cheapest gasoline in ... read more »

Tulsa Principal Charged With Viewing Child Pornography

Jun 27, 2017

Jeffrey Richard Goss, 56, of Tulsa, pled guilty to Accessing with Intent to View Child Pornography, announced Loretta F. Radford, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma.  United States District Court Judge Claire V. Eagan will sentence Goss on September 28, 2017. ... read more »

Tulsa Man Sentenced For Child Pornography

Jun 27, 2017

A Tulsa federal court sentenced Clint Tirone Barger of Tulsa, to serve 21 years plus 10 months in federal prison for possession and distribution of child pornography followed by 8 years of supervised release, announced Acting United States Attorney Loretta Radford for the Northern District of Okl ... read more »

Johnstone Water Project Will Disrupt Traffic Flow

Jun 27, 2017

Water Department crews began work Monday on a waterline construction project in downtown Bartlesville. Work is underway on Johnstone Avenue between Frank Phillips Boulevard and Adams Boulevard. Water Utilities Department Supervisor Red Miller says the project is expected to take this week - a ... read more »