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Junior Livestock Shows Continue is Osage and Washington Counties

Mar 06, 2015

There are two Junior Livestock Shows going on locally. The Osage County show finishes up later today at the Clarence L.Brantley Indoor Arena at the Osage County Fairgrounds. The livestock judging contest will begin at 9am and the award ceremony will begin at 6:30pm, followed by an auction and BBQ ... read more »

Rogers County Woman Arrested for Leaving Children Behind

Mar 06, 2015

A woman accused of leaving her two young children at home with their father who was high on drugs is now in the Rogers County Jail. Police say that 37-year-old Dorothy Lamb was arrested at an Owasso restaurant on March 4th. The Roger County District Attorney's office and several law enforceme ... read more »

Madison Middle School Student Parents Received an Automated Message NOT Weather-Related

Mar 05, 2015

Automated messages were sent out to parents of Madison Middle School students Thursday afternoon. The message came just before 4 P.M. and said that there had been a minor accident involving a school bus carrying children from Madison Middle School. The message went on to say that no one was injur ... read more »

If an Earthquake Strikes, What Will Insurance Cover

Mar 05, 2015

As earthquakes become more of a regular occurrence in Oklahoma, you may be wondering what your homeowner insurance policy will cover. According to an “Earthquake Insurance Bulletin” issued by the Oklahoma Insurance Department, man-made earthquakes are not covered by current earthquake ... read more »

Washington County Show Picks Champion Hog

Mar 05, 2015

Nolan Herchock showed the Grand Champion hog in Thusday's Washington County swine show.  Justin Messner picked up the prize for the Reserve Grand Champion.  In breed competition, Gabby Higbee had the champion Berkshire hog, Isabel Case showed the Chester White champion.  Chase ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Opens New Casino in South Coffeyville

Mar 05, 2015

Many officials of the Cherokee Nation were on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Cherokee Casino located in South Coffeyville on Thursday. More than 100 people have been hired to work at the casino. Chief Bill John Baker said that a portion of the gaming profits will be used for heal ... read more »

Oklahoma Legislators Working to Reduce Budget Deficit

Mar 05, 2015

It's a known fact that the state of Oklahoma is facing a $611-million deficit. Where to begin is the hardest part of budget cuts. Oklahoma state senator John Ford said that education is very important but he has a suggestion for cutting costs. Ford said that would save a couple of million ... read more »

College Athletes in Town for Something Else Besides Basketball

Mar 05, 2015

The Great American Conference Tournament takes place in Bartlesville this weekend, bringing in many college male and female athletes. The female athletes will take part in something besides basketball on Friday morning. Bob Pomeroy, Chairman of the Bartlesville Sports Commission, said the girls w ... read more »

Representative Sears Talks About Funding for Pinnacle Plan

Mar 05, 2015

A court-ordered reform to Oklahoma's child welfare system will be funded for the 2016 fiscal year according to Bartlesville Representative Earl Sears, despite the state's budget shortfall. The Pinnacle Plan, which was created in 2012, is aimed at helping DHS improve services and outco ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

Mar 05, 2015

District Judge Curtis DeLapp sentenced 31-year-old Carl Justin Holder to seven years on charges of child neglect and drug possession charges on Wednesday. Holder was charged in the case on April 28th, 2014. Court documents show that Bartlesville Police found Holder sitting in a vehicle with marij ... read more »

Owasso City Council Awards Street Improvements Contract

Mar 05, 2015

A local company has been awarded a street improvements contract by the Owasso City Council. The contract, worth close to one million dollars ($972,418.50), was awarded to Becco Contractors, Inc. by a unanimous vote during Tuesday night's City Council meeting. The contract includes a $110,490 ... read more »

Lankford Wants Obama to Clarify Immigration Statements

Mar 05, 2015

Oklahoma's Senator James Lankford says he needs clarification from the President on his announced immigration policy.  Lankford serves on the Immigration and Homeland Security Committees in the senate.  President Obama has announced that people who enter the country illegally won ... read more »

Adair Gets New Court Date

Mar 04, 2015

A Bartlesville man who is accused of killing his wife and another man was scheduled to be on the formal arraignment docket Wednesday morning was passed to April 1st.  Steven Lee Adair is charged with two counts of first degree murder, assault and battery with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, and ... read more »

Area Roads Dryer than Expected

Mar 04, 2015

The weather today was not as dire as expected and Bartlesville streets are in pretty good shape as of 4 this afternoon. Public Works Director Keith Henry said his crews are still on the streets. Many churches have canceled their Wednesday night services. To see the complete list, click on the ... read more »

Bartlesville Animal Control Officer Works to Help Chained Dogs

Mar 04, 2015

In a continuing effort to get dogs off the chain and inside a fence, Bartlesville Animal Control Officer Rita Harvey is trying to raise the funds to do just that. Harvey has been an Officer for 15 years. The money raised will go towards building fences for low income people who have dogs chained ... read more »