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Commissioner To Meet Tuesday Morning

May 25, 2015

Several items are on tap for Tuesday's Nowata County Commissioners meeting.  According to the agenda, the commissioners will take action to award a 2010 or newer 10-wheeler dump truck bid.  The bid was tabled for the past couple of weeks, requested by Commissioner Curtis Barnes.&nbs ... read more »

Bartlesville Sunfest Takes Place this Coming Weekend

May 25, 2015

An event that's billed as “Oklahoma's Biggest Outdoor Picnic” gets started this coming weekend. The Bartlesville Sunfest is entering it's 33rd year and will feature many musical genres, arts and crafts and the Car Show. Publicity Chair Pam Patteson said that the Youth Tale ... read more »

There's Meaning Behind Military Traditions

May 25, 2015

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance and tradition. During the 115th ceremony at White Rose Cemetery in Bartlesville, the American Legion Honor Guard for Post 105 gave meaning to the tradition of the 21 gun salute, the playing of taps and the folding of the American Flag. Post Adjutant Bill Teel ... read more »

Military Veterans Honored at White Rose Cemetery

May 25, 2015

A ceremony that has been taking place for 115 years in Bartlesville took place again Monday morning to honor our military veterans. A local Girl Scout group led the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the Star Spangled Banner. The American Legion Honor Guard was on hand for a 21-gun salute an ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners to Act on Detention Agreements

May 25, 2015

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will act on two proposed detention service agreements Tuesday morning.  The agenda calls for action on a proposed agreement with Osage County Juvenile Detention Center for the current fiscal year and an agreement with the Muskogee Youth Services, ... read more »

Flooding Kills Rogers County Rescuer

May 24, 2015

Authorities say a firefighter for the city of Claremore, Oklahoma, has died after being swept away by floodwaters while assisting in a water rescue from a house.      Rogers County Emergency Management spokesman Thomas Hudson says the firefighter died early Sunday morning ... read more »

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding

May 24, 2015

Heavy Rains Saturday evening caused flash floods in low areas around Bartlesville.  Most of the water has drained, and statewide reports of high lake levels have caused concern with the Caney River.  As of Sunday morning, the Caney River at Bartlesville is at 8ft.  Flood stage is a ... read more »

City/County Offices Closed On Memorial Day

May 23, 2015

With Monday being Memorial Day, Bartlesville City Offices with the exception of police and fire departments will be closed.  City offices will open on Tuesday morning at their normal time. Washington, Nowata, and Osage County offices will be closed on Monday to observe Memorial Day.&nbs ... read more »

Fatal Nowata County Accident Early Saturday Morning

May 23, 2015

A Coweta woman died as a result of massive injuries when the car she was riding in was involved in an  early Saturday morning accident.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol report 47 year-old Bruce Bannon of Owasso was driving a pickup southbound on U. S 169 at about 1:30 Saturday morning nearl ... read more »

Bartlesville's Class of 2015 Graduates

May 23, 2015

The 381 members of the Bartlesville High School Class of 2015 received their diplomas Friday night at Custer Stadium.  Rain early in the day threatened moving the ceremony inside but other than a few sprinkles, the ceremony went off with no weather problems.  Class members mentioned ... read more »

Dewey High School Seniors Ready for the Next Step

May 22, 2015

The 103rd Annual Dewey High School Commencement started right on time and beat the rain on Friday night. Ninety-two seniors put on the red cap and gown and took their seats at the 50-yard line of Bulldogger Stadium. A class history beginning with first grade in the Dewey Public School System was ... read more »

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at White Rose Cemetery

May 22, 2015

Memorial Day is more than a three day weekend that kicks off the beginning of summer. A few years after the Civil War, May 30th was established as “Declaration Day,” a day to plant flowers on veteran's graves. Memorial Day was officially declared a national holiday in 1971 and mov ... read more »

Two People Arrested On Drug Charges

May 22, 2015

A probable cause hearing took place Friday afternoon for 49-year old Hector Chamorro and 29-year old Arlene Chamorro on drug, possession of stolen property, and pointing a firearm.  Bartlesville police served a search warrant at a home in the 1600 block of SW Oak.  Officers were se ... read more »

Early Morning Search Warrant Nets Drug Bust

May 22, 2015

A search warrant served early Friday morning resulted in an arrest on drug charges.  According to Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings, Bartlesville police, agents from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, and the Drug Enforcement Administration served a search warrant just after 6 in the m ... read more »

Many Speakers at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference

May 22, 2015

Possible candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and many other conservative leaders are gathered in Oklahoma City for the Southern Republican Leadership Conference this weekend. Republican Chairman of the First Congressional District, Grace Farmer, is in attendance. She's ... read more »