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Power Outage

Feb 22, 2017

There has been a power outage in the City of Bartlesville. According to Public Service Company of Oklahoma, 1,290 customers are currently without power due to an equipment problem. Reportedly, the outage occurred around 9:30, but there is no time table for restoration as of now. PSO has said they ar ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Pleads Guilty For Shoplifting

Feb 22, 2017

A Bartlesville man has pleaded guilty to a shoplifting misdemeanor today during arraignments in the Washington County Courthouse. Ivon Echols took the plea of guilty today and has a bond set for $500. According to an affidavit, Echols went into the Homeland Store on Frank Phillips where he p ... read more »

Get Screened Today

Feb 22, 2017

Larry Bergner, Regional Administrative Director for the Washington County Health Department, wants to remind women in Washington County to get screened for breast and cervical cancer. Oklahoma's late stage cancer rate is declining at a much slower rate when compared nationally.   In ... read more »

National Merit Scholars

Feb 22, 2017

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that all four Bartlesville High School seniors who were named as Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program have advanced to Finalist status. Pranoy Behera, Melody Brown-Clark, Abigail Hales, and Jack Williams are ... read more »

Two Osage County Burglary Arrests

Feb 22, 2017

Two people are in the Osage County jail charged with burglary.  The Osage County Sheriff's office received a call at about 10:47 Tuesday morning about a burglary in progress in the Sperry area.  The homeowner's daughter arrived at the home and saw an unknown male in the carport ... read more »

Chamber Honors Women in Business

Feb 22, 2017

Eight women were honored Tuesday night as part of the Celebration of Women in Business at Hillcrest Country Club.  The Behind the Scenes award went to Vickie Sprague of Musselman Abstract.  Tri-County Tech's Tonya Foreman received the Inspirational Leader award.  KWON's Tam ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Feb 21, 2017

The City of Dewey held their bi-weekly meeting of the Dewey Public Works Authority. In the brief meeting, the authority expressed excitement about the weather, as several projects are well underway and getting towards completion. Several roads currently under construction will have asphalt paved ... read more »

Dewey City Council

Feb 21, 2017

The Dewey City Council met at their bi-weekly meeting. The agenda listed two public hearings discussing structures located at 1205 Front Street, and 818 North Choctaw. However, both of those hearings and decisions were tabled until the next meeting. City Manager Kevin Trease announced that th ... read more »

Bartlesville High School's New Track

Feb 21, 2017

Bartlesville High School is home to a new, re-surfaced track. After a recent bond proposal, one of the first projects to be completed was the resurfacing of the track, as the old one was in disrepair. Superintendent Chuck McCauley says that the project is completed and ready for use. Another ... read more »

Silver Lake Village Project

Feb 21, 2017

The Silver Lake Village is a step closer to reality.  The Bartlesville City Council Tuesday evening approved the financing process of phase two of the project.  Many groups are joining forces to bringing in shops and restaurants to become tenants of the property.  One of those nati ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Bids for Jail Repairs

Feb 21, 2017

This week at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, Osage County Undersheriff Doug Elliott brought forward the final bids for the ongoing sewer project, and Kim Vincent from the Osage County Nutrition Program discussed the Older Americans Act Grant.   Over the ... read more »

Traffic Stop Leads To Meth Bust

Feb 21, 2017

A routine traffic stop turned into a meth bust for a Bartlesville couple.  28-year old Arturo Mendoza and 31-year old Jessica Ramirez are charged with aggravated trafficking in methamphetamine and acquire proceeds from a drug activity.  Bartlesville police conducted a traffic stop for a ... read more »

House Approves Education Bills

Feb 21, 2017

The House Education Committee approved House Bill 2155 to better prepare students for the challenges of college and the workplace through the use of Individual Career and Academic Plans. Oklahoma is one of only a handful of states to not currently have a statewide individual academic plan for stu ... read more »

Police Arrest Teens Who Broke Windows Sunday Night

Feb 21, 2017

Bartlesville Police Detectives interviewed and arrested two teens in connection with the recent damage to property cases. The two young men are 15 and 16.  They confessed to using a “wrist rocket” style sling shot to shatter windows of several parked vehicles on the east side of ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Feb 21, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their scheduled meeting on Tuesday as Monday was Presidents’ Day. During the meeting, the commissioners heard a presentation over financing for the Silver Lake Village project, Phase II. Several members of the public expressed their concer ... read more »