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One Man Injured in a Crash in Osage County

Sep 28, 2022

  One person is injured in a single-vehicle accident in Osage County. OHP says it happened Tuesday night at approximately 9:47 on State Highway 20 approximately .7 miles west of County Road 5455 approximately 5 miles west of Hominy.   A 2009 Kia Soul driven by 52-year-old Tu ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Injured in a Collision Trying to Avoid Hitting a Deer

Sep 28, 2022

One woman is injured in a personal injury collision on Hudson Lake Road this morning.   OHP reports the accident happened at about 1:30am Wednesday approximately a tenth of a mile west of County Road 3001 approximately 4 miles north and 3 miles west of Bartlesville in Osage County. ... read more »

Senate Leaders Respond to Gov. Stitt’s Continued Call for Tax Cuts

Sep 28, 2022

Leadership in the state Senate Republican Caucus today released the following statements after Gov. Kevin Stitt continued his call for tax cuts.   “Philosophically, I am for lower taxes,” said Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat. “Last year, I championed tax cuts an ... read more »

Washington County Man held on Domestic Abuse Charge

Sep 27, 2022

Washington County man Cody Ray Allison was arraigned this Tuesday afternoon on charges that allege domestic abuse by strangulation (aggravated assault) and escape after lawful arrest. According to a probable cause affidavit, on September 17 of this year Deputy Tyler Shorter, responded to a ca ... read more »

BPD Releases Statistics on Dispatch Calls

Sep 26, 2022

Bartlesville Police Department is proud of the way it handles its dispatch calls and of the transparency of sharing those calls with the public so they know how the police are handling them. As the end of year nears, BPD released their latest update that compares last year to this year and some i ... read more »

November 2022 Ballot Will Not Include SQ820

Sep 26, 2022

It's official -- recreational marijuana, as introduced through SQ820, will not be included in the upcoming November election. Although signatures for the State Question were delivered in a timely manner, the verification process required by state law created the first barrier to the quest ... read more »

Rogers County Burn Ban Reminder

Sep 27, 2022

After the recent wildfires that threatened portions of Green Country over the weekend, Rogers County has issued a reminder on their website tht the burn bn established on September 21 is still in effect despite the recent change in temperatures.  The ban will continue until October 3 and ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Planning Commission Public Hearings

Sep 26, 2022

The City of Bartlesville Planning Commission will hold their regular meeting tomorrow, September 27 at 5:30 pm at City Hall, 401 South Johnstone Avenue. On the agenda are three rezoning applications: The first is a public hearing on an application submitted by Jim Beach of Wallace Design ... read more »

Sponsor a Seat at The Center During the RUBY Capital Campaign

Sep 27, 2022

You can preserve your Community Center! Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNCETION, Bartlesville Community Center Trust Authority Chair Chris Cook and Managing Director Val Callaghan explained to listerners how it works.   Chris Cook  said, "You can dponsor an auditorium seat by mak ... read more »

OKM's Oktoberfest is Saturday in Bartlesville

Sep 27, 2022

Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Mikala Curless said Oktoberfest is slated for this Saturday, October 1 from 3:00-9:00pm, between 4th and 5th street at the OKM Office: 415 S. Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, OK.  Vendors are welcome!   Mikala invites you to enjoy handcrafted beer and ... read more »

Arvest Trust Announces Noah Williams

Sep 27, 2022

Arvest Wealth Management is pleased to announce Noah Williams has joined Arvest Trust Bartlesville, where he serves as a trust investment officer. Williams began his career with Arvest Wealth Management in 2021 as a client advisor in the Oklahoma City region. His move to Bartlesville includes ... read more »

CITY MATTERS 9-26-22

Sep 26, 2022

  Appearing on CITY MATTERS on Monday , city manager Mike Bailey fielded a panel inlcuding Adams Golf Course Pro Jerry Benedict, Human Resources Director Laura Sanders, and Engineering Director Michah Siemers.   Although Sooner Pool is closed for the season, it got some use ... read more »

Huskies Resting Up From First Half of Season

Sep 26, 2022

Pawhuska football has its bye this week and sitting at 3-2 on the year and 1-1 in district play. The Huskies are coming off a 40-16 loss against Vinita that does not show how close the game truly was. Multiple turnovers in under a two minute span put the Huskies down three scores but the ... read more »

Sunday Fires Sweep Across County & Land People in Jail

Sep 26, 2022

Many little fires around Washington County created one massive difficulty for city fire departments who coordinated their efforts to control the outbreaks amidst gusting winds that threatened to spread them across property boundaries and roads. Washington County Sheriff Scott Owens said his d ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Approve Deputies

Sep 26, 2022

The Nowata County Commissioners approved a couple of items slated on the Agenda this Monday. Along with the approval of a couple new hire deputies, one being part-time and full-time. Their next meeting will be next Monday, October 3rd at 9 am, and the meeting is open to the public.   ... read more »