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Oklahoma Natural Gas Rate Estimated to Rise

Dec 01, 2021

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission approves a settlement agreement which will initially result in an average increase of $1.27 in the average Oklahoma Natural Gas (ONG) residential bill. However, the settlement includes a Commission order that requires ONG to apply a $10.6 million tax credit ... read more »

Preliminary Hearing Set for Halloween Shooting

Dec 01, 2021

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for the alleged trigger man in a shooting that occurred on Halloween. Jon Wolf-Darby was charged with one count of feloniously pointing a firearm at a court date in early-November after the October 31st incident. According to police reports, officers r ... read more »

BPL to Host Disaster Preparedness Class

Dec 01, 2021

Bartlesville Public Library (BPL) invites you to an emergency preparedness class. "Be Red Cross Ready" with Mathew Hitchcock, a Disaster Program Manager for American Red Cross, will take place on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 1:00 p.m. The course is for adults interested in learning about di ... read more »

BPS Foundation's Goodnight Bartlesville in Local Stores

Dec 01, 2021

Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation's (BPSF) "Goodnight Bartlesville" is available just in time for your holiday gift giving. BPSF Board Member Chris Batchelder says Goodnight Bartlesville is a book that gives a loving look at the unique and wonderful landmarks and events tha ... read more »

Recent Visitor - BearSun - Returns to California

Dec 01, 2021

BearSun (Bear) – a man that walked from California to New York in a bear suit last summer – returns home to California. Bear walked through northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas in mid-September on his way to New York City, making stops in Pawhuska, Bartlesville, Tulsa, Nowata a ... read more »

Funeral Home Takes Donations for Operation Toy Soldier

Dec 01, 2021

Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory collects donations for Operation Toy Soldier. Operation Toy Soldier is a nationwide initiative by Veterans Funeral Care that provides toys to the children of deployed and non-deployed soldiers. Although this is a nationwide toy drive, your donation will st ... read more »

Bartlesville Kiwanis Christmas Parade Kicks Off Saturday at 6:30 pm

Dec 01, 2021

The Bartlesville Kiwanis "Fairytale Christmas Parade" is Saturday, December 4, at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Bartlesville.     The Kiwanis has been hosting the Bartlesville Christmas Parade since 2011, bringing joy to people of our community. Appearing on COMMUNITY CONN ... read more »

U-S Senator James Lankford in Brian Kilmeade Show

Dec 01, 2021

  An Oklahoma Senator is filing legislation to push back on the COVID 19 vaccine mandate for National Guardsmen.   Appearing on The Brian Kilmeade Show on Wednesday, December 1, heard on KWON Radio, U-S Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford is supporting Governor Kevin Stitt i ... read more »

Tri County Tech Cosmetology Students Recognized

Dec 01, 2021

Tri County Tech Cosmetology students win first place and are named TOP Strand Up Salon in Bartlesville. The students were recognized for their Strand Up to Breast Cancer fundraiser with Miles for Mammograms 5K, which raised over $600. Molly Collins, the Executive Director at Family Healthcare ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Rising Natural Gas Prices

Dec 01, 2021

The Washington County Commissioners discuss natural gas prices while going over the claims in their weekly meeting. Out of the 42 claims with an adjustment balance of $3,060, Commissioner Mitch Antle says there were seven encumbrance issues and five exceedance issues. Antle says the exceedanc ... read more »

Stitt Praises Nationwide Vaccine Mandate Injunction

Dec 01, 2021

A U.S. District Court grants a nationwide injunction against the Biden Administration, which prevents the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services from requiring healthcare workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Governor Kevin Stitt praises the injunction, saying he is pleased that fede ... read more »

Lankford Leads Senators in Standing for Life Ahead of Dobbs Case before the US Supreme Court

Dec 01, 2021

The U-S Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in what could be the most consequential pro-life case in nearly 50 years.    Ahead of the oral arguments for Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, US Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford led pro-life Republicans Tuesds ... read more »

FEMA Extends Public Comment Period on Floodplain Management Standards

Dec 01, 2021

    FEMA published a notice in the Federal Register extending the public comment on the National Flood Insurance Program’s minimum floodplain management standards by 45 days from December 13, 2021. The new deadline for public comment is January 27, 2022. In addition, FEMA ... read more »

Show Your Support Locally on #GivingTuesday

Nov 30, 2021

It is #GivingTuesday! Below are a list of non-profits and organizations participating in giving campaigns. If you wish to give, you can read more about each group and click on a link to make a donation. -------- Agape Mission Feeding the hungry, hurting and homeless in Washington ... read more »

Manslaughter Charges Filed in U.S. 75 Fatality Incident

Nov 30, 2021

A Collinsville man has been charged with first degree manslaughter after allegedly being behind the wheel during an auto accident that killed a Bartlesville woman last Friday night. Michael Ennis was arraigned on the felony charge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. Court document ... read more »