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BRTA Special Meeting

Oct 18, 2017

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority held a special meeting on Wednesday morning to approve the 2017 Fiscal Year Audit of the BRTA. The authority also approved an environmental remediation and code compliance grant agreement for 12 months. The authority tabled the possible action r ... read more »

Springs Global and Walmart Celebrate B'ville Plant

Oct 18, 2017

Springs Global and Walmart celebrated their working relationship and praised the city of Bartlesville on Wednesday morning. Officials from Walmart and Springs Global spoke to their employees and other officials during a press conference about the two companies and their partnership. Sprin ... read more »

Big 12 Commissioner Set For Luncheon at Hillcrest

Oct 18, 2017

A luncheon with one of the biggest names in sports is coming to Bartlesville on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Big 12 Conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby will be in town for a luncheon at the Hillcrest Country Club. Bartlesville Sports Commission is responsible for bringing him in. The Sports Commis ... read more »

Two Hospitalized, One Dead in Tuesday Accident

Oct 18, 2017

One person is dead and two are in the hospital after a Tuesday afternoon accident 6 miles west of Vera in Washington County.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a Chevy Silverado driven by 27 year-old Elvin Medina of Tulsa was southbound on State Highway 11 at about 4:15 Tuesday afternoon a ... read more »

Man Resists Arrest

Oct 17, 2017

A Bartlesville man was taken into custody on Sunday. On Monday, Austin Prater was in the Washington County Court for resisting an officer. According to an affidavit, A Bartlesville Police Officer saw Prater walking on the sidewalk, and was aware that he had a warrant for his arrest out for a ... read more »

Ochelata Man in Court

Oct 17, 2017

An Ochelata man was in Washington County Court on Monday for an incident that occurred on Saturday. Zachary Lewis was charged with Assault and Batter, and Domestic Abuse in the presence of a child. According to an affidavit, a Washington County deputy responded to a call about a family fight ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Approves Budget

Oct 17, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board voted to approve the budget for the fiscal year 2018 in Monday night’s regularly scheduled meeting. David Boggs informed the board that the district’s general fund is down $255,000 this year due to carryover and a decrease of expected state aid. Boggs ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Oct 17, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met on Monday evening, after the Dewey City Council. In their meeting, the authority heard that several citizens wanted 16th Street to be looked at, and eventually fixed.  All other items in the meeting were approved.  ... read more »

Dewey City Council

Oct 17, 2017

The Dewey City Council met on Monday evening to accept an amendment to the Fiscal year 2017-2018 budget. The council then voted to approve the creation of the Dewey Economic Development Authority.  During the Citizens' Input, several citizens wanted to thank the Dewey Sanitation work ... read more »

Two Die in Nowata County Crash

Oct 17, 2017

A Nowata County accident on U. S. 169 near county road 17 killed two people.  According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report 41 year-old Matthew A. Ray of Chanute was southbound on 169 at 9:20 Monday night about ¾ miles South of Delaware in Nowata County.   37 year-old Barba ... read more »

Drug Takeback Day Scheduled

Oct 17, 2017

The Bartlesville Police Department will team up with a local Walgreens store to help you safely and legally dispose of your unwanted prescription drugs during the 14th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration.   The event is set for 1 ... read more »

Pawhuska Discusses Kennedy Building with Commissioners

Oct 17, 2017

The City of Pawhuska brought the discussion of preservation and utilization of the Kennedy Building to Commissioners Monday morning in the form of a Resolution requesting the Commissioners take into account responsible and timely utilization of the building by the purchaser for the purpose of eco ... read more »

Public Hearing Held On Retirement Community TIF

Oct 16, 2017

 In the wake of the decision by the Bartlesville Tax Increment District Review Committee to vote down the recommendation of the Bartlesville Retirement Community Plan a public hearing was held at the meeting of the Bartlesville city council. The public hearing lasted nearly 30 minutes wi ... read more »

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 »