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City/County Offices Closed On President's Day

Feb 12, 2016

Bartlesville City offices with the exception of police and fire will be closed Monday in observance of President's Day.  Monday trash routes will run on Wednesday.  Citizens with Monday trash collection dates should put their trash out no later than 6 A.M. Wednesday, February 17th.& ... read more »

Witherow Sentencing Date Set

Feb 12, 2016

A Bartlesville man who was found guilty of drug violations is scheduled to be sentenced on March 23rd.  A Washington County jury this week found 65-year old Bruce Esley Witherow guilty of trafficking in methamphetamine, use of a surveillance camera, and possession of paraphernalia. The ... read more »

Hoffman Preliminary Hearing Set

Feb 12, 2016

A Bartlesville man who is accused of drug violations has a preliminary hearing scheduled for March 22nd.  34-year old Eric Charles Bruce Hoffman is charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.  Ramona Police were called to a convenience store where alleged ... read more »

Siegel is the Winner

Feb 12, 2016

Congratulations to Coffeyville's Kathy Siegel (SEA gull).  She's the winner of our "Kiss or Miss" event.  We drew her name from the pool of daily winners from the on-air promotion.  Siegel will receive a 60-minute couple's massage from Fusion Massage and Welln ... read more »

BPSD Assures Community Safety Precautions Are in Place

Feb 12, 2016

An incident at Richard Kane Elementary School on February 5 caused some confusion as parents and the community heard one term for what was happening when actually something else was going on. In hopes of clarifying terminology, the Bartlesville Public School District has issued a press release, B ... read more »

Local Community Housing Authorities to Benefit From HUD Funds

Feb 12, 2016

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today announced HUD is allocating more $1.8 billion to public housing authorities in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to make needed capital improvement ... read more »

Barnsdall Boil Order Could be Lifted on Saturday

Feb 12, 2016

The Central Baptist Church in Owasso delivered 17,000 bottles of water to the citizens of Barnsdall on Thursday evening.  Thanks to Mindy Russell, church members brought the water to City Hall.  Citizens are welcome to come and get the water during regular business hours.  One ... read more »

Newest Member of State Senate Working on Education

Feb 11, 2016

The newest member of the State Senate, who was a teacher at Owasso High School less than a month ago, said that he's learning quite a bit from Senator John Ford on the Education Committee. J.J. Dossett ran successfully for the Senate District 34 seat vacated by former Senator Rick Brinkley. D ... read more »

Progress on Public Safety Complex Stalls

Feb 11, 2016

Work has stopped on the Bartlesville Public Safety Complex after one of the construction companies that bid on the project filed suit. The Bartlesville City Council awarded the bid to Crossland Construction in December for $5.86 million dollars. Seven bids were received, but Crossland Constructio ... read more »

Drug Bust Leads To Arrest

Feb 11, 2016

Two Bartlesville men and a Dewey woman were arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly having illegal drugs.  31-year old Darrell Odell Seals, 35-year old Travis Wayne Wilkins, and Wendy Lynn King are charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.  Seals is al ... read more »

Upcoming Washington County Voter Registration Events

Feb 11, 2016

There have already been two elections this year, the most recent on February 9 for School Board and Special Elections. The Presidential Preferential Primary is on March 1 and if you're not registered to vote, you will not be able to take part. Even registered Independent voters will be able t ... read more »

Utility Scammers Have Been Busy

Feb 11, 2016

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is warning you to be on guard against a sophisticated consumer scam that is targeting utility customers in Oklahoma and most likely in other states as well.  The scam begins with a very realistic-sounding phone call to a utility customer warning of an over ... read more »

Boil Water Order Remains in Effect for Barnsdall

Feb 11, 2016

Six days ago, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality issued a mandatory boil water order for Barnsdall and Rural Districts #5 and # 15. As of Thursday morning, that order is still in effect. The National Guard is supplying water to local residents bringing their own containers. May ... read more »

JPMC Earns Certified Healthy Award

Feb 11, 2016

Bartlesville’s Jane Phillips Medical Center has again been recognized by the Certified Healthy Oklahoma Program. The statewide certification showcases organizations and communities that are committed to fostering environments that support healthy choices. JPMC earned the “Excellence&r ... read more »

Witherow Found Guilty

Feb 10, 2016

A Washington County jury Wednesday afternoon found 65-year old Bruce Esley Witherow guilty of trafficking in methamphetamine, use of a surveillance camera, and possession of paraphernalia.  Back in May of 2015, Bartlesville Police, agents from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, and the D ... read more »