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Woman Drives Too Fast In Conditions

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville woman appeared in Washington County Courts on Tuesday for two driving related charges. According to an affidavit, Katrina Thomas was pulled over for driving too fast with ice and snow on the roads. An officer pulled Thomas over as her vehicle slid on the roadway, and later disc ... read more »

Truck Carrying Trailer Carries Driver With Meth

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville man was in the Washington County Correctional Facility on two drug related charges. Michael Lewis was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.   According to an affidavit, an officer noticed a truck pulling a trailer swerve over ... read more »

Owasso Man In Custody For A Plethora Of Charges

Jan 16, 2018

An Owasso man was taken in to the Washington County Correctional Facility on a plethora of charges. Bobby Ray Stevens is charged with two counts of felonious possession of a firearm, posession of methamphetamine, felonious false impersonation to create liability, domestic abuse, violation of ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Find Meth On Bike Rider

Jan 16, 2018

A Bartlesville man was in Washington County Court on Tuesday. Charles Robert Bell is charged one count of possession of a controlled dangerous substance.   According to an affidavit, a bike was rolling down an alley without lights just west of Virginia, when an officer went to make c ... read more »

OKWU Hosts Friends in Pivotal Doubleheader

Jan 16, 2018

The Oklahoma Wesleyan basketball teams will be playing a pivotal doubleheader on Wedensday as Friends University comes to town. The Eagle men’s steam has hit their stride as they’ve won three of their last four games in conference play. OKWU is just one game behind second place in ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Urge Caution On Roads

Jan 16, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning for their weekly meeting because of the holiday. The Commissioners approved several county deeds and approved a report from the County Clerk for December. In the Commissioners' Report, Commissioner Mitch Antle says that h ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss Sheriff, County Dispatching

Jan 16, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. The commissioners discussed and approved a resolution to accept applications for a new sheriff. Those applications will be accepted until January 26 and the top applicants will be interviewed on January 2 ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Acknowleges its Former Slaves

Jan 16, 2018

Cherokee Nation leaders marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by acknowledging the tribe needs to come to terms with its treatment of former slaves, known as Freedmen.   The tribe - one of the country's largest - recognized the King holiday for the first time Monday with participatio ... read more »

Area Residents Enjoying Snow

Jan 15, 2018

Winter weather has struck in Northeast Oklahoma and many residents of Washington, Osage and Nowata Counties are enjoying the snow. The accumulation of snow was only around an inch or less in most places. However, that hasn't stopped many residents from getting out and having some fun. ... read more »

Road Operations Continue Tonight

Jan 15, 2018

Clearance operations continue in northeast Oklahoma, where slick and hazardous driving conditions are reported on highways in Craig, Delaware, Nowata, Osage, Ottawa and Washington Counties. If travel is necessary tonight, drivers are urged to use extreme caution, especially on bridges and ove ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools Cancel for Tuesday

Jan 15, 2018

Bartlesville-area schools are cancelling Tuesday classes.  Executive Assistant to Superintendent Chuck McCauley, Laci McClintock says school is being cancelled due to the wind chills that are expected in the morning.   Check the list of weather-related announcements online ... read more »

Local Boy Receives Special Day

Jan 15, 2018

Logan Cochran's special day on Saturday was a raring success. Logan's Walmart Heart Day, set on January 13, involved several Walmart semi-truck drivers transporting him by escort of the Washington County Sheriff's Department, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and Dewey and Bartlesville ... read more »

Accident Downs Pole and Cuts Power

Jan 15, 2018

A traffic accident on Nowata Road caused a power outage.  Public Service Company of Oklahoma Spokesman, Stan Whiteford says a car hit a power pole.   Traffic lights weren't working at Adams Blvd and Silverlake Road intersection at noon.  Whiteford says PSO has been able ... read more »

Weather Related Closings

Jan 15, 2018

There are a few weather related closings in Bartesville area due to the snow falling on Monday morning. We have the up-to-date list of closings on our "Weather Related Closings Page." Light snow has continued to fall across NE Oklahoma in the late morning and early afternoon on ... read more »

Red Cross Asks For Blood Donations

Jan 15, 2018

The Red Cross needs your blood.  Winter weather has an impact on blood donations every year.  Communications Manager for the Northeast Oklahoma Red Cross Jan Hale says 150 blood drives have been forced to cancel this winter and more are likely on the way.  Hale says add in hectic s ... read more »