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Rep. John B. Kane on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

May 31, 2024

Representative John B. Kane was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Friday and he gave us a review of this last legislative session. Kane said, "We have reached a budget compromise that serves the people of Oklahoma. While it required compromise, and no one got everything they wanted, I ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Library Literary Services Celebrates 10 Years

May 31, 2024

Bartlesville Public Library Literacy Services is celebrating 10 years offering citizenship and ELL (English Language Learners) conversation classes to local ELL learners. During this time, BPLLS has helped 45 immigrants become U.S. citizens, Literacy Coordinator Cheryl Dorris said this week. ... read more »

Osage County Sheriff Deputy Facing Felony Charges

May 30, 2024

A now-suspended Osage County Deputy was formally arraigned out of custody in Osage County Court on Thursday afternoon. David Shawn Lynd is being charged with endeavoring or conspiring to commit any offense under the uniform controlled dangerous substance act and any executive, legislative, county ... read more »

Brecheen Issues Statement Following Trump Guilty Verdict

May 30, 2024

Former President Donald Trump and current Republican frontrunner for the 2024 Republican nomination for president was found guilty Thursday in a New York state court on 34 counts of falsifying business records to cover up a $130,000 payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels.   Rep ... read more »

Arvest Warns of Text Scam

May 30, 2024

Arvest Bank is warning of a text scam targeting customers. The most recent text scam appears as an Arvest message notifying the customer that their online access has been limited due to an unusual transaction. It then asks the customer to click a link to remove the restriction. “Scammer ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested for Allegedly Choking a Pregnant Woman

May 30, 2024

A Dewey man was seen in Washington County Court on Thursday afternoon on the charge of domestic abuse against a pregnant woman. Neil Dodd was arrested Wednesday night just after 8 pm after police responded to a call of a domestic in progress.  Dodd had fled the scene before police arrive ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested by Special Operations Team

May 29, 2024

A Bartlesville man was arrested by a special operations team Wednesday morning on the felony charges of two counts of stalking and placing threatening or harassing phone calls. Michael Blatchford is accused of making multiple phone calls to the Bartlesville Fire Dept. ranging back to October 2023 ... read more »

Comprehensive Plan Meetings Coming Up in Bartlesville

May 30, 2024

The City of Bartlesville is getting ready to hold two open house meetings to further discuss the comprehensive plan and strategy as to how the City should move forward. Citizens and stakeholders alike will come together to give input on where they feel like the City needs to grow and how that gro ... read more »

The 33rd Annual Dewey Antique Show and Sell is Saturday

May 30, 2024

You won't want to miss the 33rd Annual Dewey Antique Show and Sell on Saturday, June 1, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds, 1109 N Delaware St. in Dewey.    There will be over 100 booths with dealers from 6 states. Don't miss this event!  ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Receive $1M EPA Rebate for Buses

May 30, 2024

Pawhuska Public Schools will receive more than $1 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to replace some of the district’s older school buses. The rebate is part of the EPA’s 2023 Clean School Bus Program competition. The rebate will help the school district purchas ... read more »

OKM 40th Anniversary Festival and Especially for Kids

May 30, 2024

The OKM Music Festival is the Bartlesville event that has been held each June for 40 years. It was named for the Austrian classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.   During the years, programs expanded to include everything from classical and contemporary music to bluegrass, gospe ... read more »

Arvest Wealth Management to Host Estate Planning Seminar

May 30, 2024

Arvest Wealth Management will host a Principles of Estate Planning Session on Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. at Arvest’s eastside Bartlesville location, 4225 SE Adams Rd. The estate planning seminar will focus on building an understanding of estates as well as planning tools, such as wills, ... read more »

OKM Especially for Kids Kicks Off This Weekend

May 30, 2024

  At OKM Music, they hope to bridge the music gap in our public schools and engage children in the arts while increasing awareness of the importance of arts education.    OKM Music believes all children should have access to the enriching qualities of music education an ... read more »

Semi Truck Takes Down Power Lines Near Hillcrest

May 29, 2024

There was a single vehicle accident at the Hillcrest Country Club on Wednesday afternoon that resulted in powerlines being taken down. Here is BPD Public Information Officer Andrew Ward with the details. Skyline Dr. is currently shut down and traffic is being diverted through Hillcrest Height ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Spits on Officer

May 29, 2024

A Bartlesville woman was seen in Washington County Court this week on four charges that include placing bodily fluids on a government employee, threaten to perform an act of violence, attempt to escape arrest, and public intoxication. Amanda McClinton was walking around on Friday, May 24th al ... read more »