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Committee Votes To Not Recommend Retirement Community

Oct 16, 2017

The Tax Increment District Review Committee of The City of Bartlesville held a special meeting on Monday afternoon. In the almost two hour meeting, the committee heard from the public regarding the creation of a new tax increment district and approval of the Bartlesville Retirement Community Econ ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Oct 16, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning, during which the commissioners received a report from FEMA regarding funds and the State-Local Hazard Mitigation Assistance Agreement. The commissioners then approved for inspections from engi ... read more »

Two Dead in Sunday Night Osage County Accident

Oct 16, 2017

Two peopole are dead as a result of an accident north of Skiatook at about 11:15 Sunday night.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 50 year-old Roy T. Roberts of Barnsdall was southbound on State Highway 11 1.3 miles north of Skiatook.  His Chevy Tahoe went off the roadway on the left a ... read more »

No Hiring Freeze in Nowata County

Oct 16, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday morning at the Nowata County Courthouse Annex. During the unfinished business portion of the agenda, the commissioners talked about a proposed hiring freeze in Nowata County. They had tabled the item previously to speak t ... read more »

Downey Due Back in Court Tuesday

Oct 16, 2017

Johnie Downey of Pryor is due back in Washington County District court on Tuesday afternoon for a prelminary hearing.    An arrest warrant was issued in August as a result of the police investigation of the claim that Downey shot his wife in the front seat of their vehicle while ... read more »

Ironmen Lose Battle Against Chelsea

Oct 14, 2017

The Nowata Ironmen came up just on Friday night, dropping a closely contested battle with Chelsea, 26-20. The loss drops the team to 0-7, but this ballgame showed marked improvment for Nowata.  The Ironmen found themselves trailing 18-0 late in the second quarter. Just when it looked lik ... read more »

Council to Conduct TIF Hearings

Oct 14, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council will hear public comment on three Tax Increment Finance Districts Monday night.  The council will hear from you on amending the the Bison Trails Apartments Plan -- defined by TIF number 9; terminating the Bartlesville Retirement Community Project Plan -- defined ... read more »

School Board to Recognize National Merit Students

Oct 14, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board will recognize seven National Merit Students Monday night.  High School Principal LaDonna Chancellor will present National Merit Semifinalists Lukas Cochran, Sarah Covell, Hannah Linzy, and Greta Olsen; and National Merit Commended Students Markus Klawun, James ... read more »

Bartlesville Hosts A21 Walk For Freedom

Oct 14, 2017

Walkers gathered in Bartlesville's Johnstone Park Saturday morning to raise awareness of human traffickig.  The A21 Walk for Freedom is held all over the world on the second Saturday in October.     Local walk chairman, Ronda Taraboletti says trafficking takes many ... read more »

Ghost Walk Adds New Destinations

Oct 13, 2017

City Hall has been added to Downtown Bartlesville's "Ghost Walk" tour, set for this Wednesday and Thursday. The tour will begin both nights at 6, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 205 S.W. Frank Phillips Blvd. City Hall has been added to the tour list this year, along with several other ... read more »

Whooping Cranes Migrating

Oct 13, 2017

Whooping cranes are North America’s tallest and most rare of birds. The last remaining wild flock has been rebuilding for decades; increasing steadily from their lowest point of 16 birds in 1941. This year, the flock continued to grow.   The Wildlife Department compiles sightings ... read more »

Deputy Shoots Bond Jumper

Oct 13, 2017

Authorities say a deputy shot and wounded a man who was trying to stab a woman in northeast Oklahoma.        The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a Washington County deputy shot 47-year-old Corey Wesley Peoples on Thursday in a pasture near Vera.   ... read more »

Police Investigating Shooting In Vera

Oct 12, 2017

Bartlesville Radio has learned of a shooting situation in Washington County. The alleged incident occurred 1.5 miles off US-75 on 390 road in Vera. At this time the Washington County Sheriff’s office is not releasing any details. The News On 6 is reporting that a bail bondsman tried to ... read more »

History Channel's American Pickers Coming to Oklahoma

Oct 12, 2017

A popular documentary television is coming to Oklahoma in the near future. The hit History Channel show ‘American Pickers’ is planning to film episodes in Oklahoma during mid-October and November of this year. The series follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fitz as they journey all around ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Burglary

Oct 11, 2017

A call about a suspicious man found in a maintenance building at Bartlesville’s Kiddie Park led to the arrest of a Collinsville man. John Haggerty appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing a felony charge of burglary. According to an affidavit, a park worker found ... read more »