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OKM Music Festival Offers Free Entertainment Options

May 04, 2022

  The 38th Annual OKM Music Festival kicks off on June 9, 2022, in Bartlesville with artists such as Josh Turner along with Catherine Russell, Amanda Cook Band and Balourdet Quartet and Verona Quartet (SEE SCHEDULE).   Especially for Kids is the chidren's program that fe ... read more »

City Recycling Center Now Accepting Glass

May 04, 2022

The City-owned recycling center, Replenysh is now accepting brown, clear and green glass. The city-owned facility is located at 10th and Virginia Ave. Glass must be divided by color and in separate containers. Temporary containers are available at the City Recycling Center, which is open from ... read more »

Strategic Plan for City of Bartlesville Coming Together

May 04, 2022

The City of Bartlesville began its strategic plan project last month and after meetings were held and a survey sent out to gain public input, a vision for the City has began to develop. A workshop was also held in late April between the consulting company in charge of the plan and leaders in the ... read more »

Sabores Mexican Cuisine Has Mother's Day Specials

May 04, 2022

Sabores Mexican Cuisine in Dewey will be offering great Mother’s Day Specials this Sunday. All mothers will have their choice of free cheesecake, tres leches cake, regular cake or a sopapilla. As always, they will have free queso with every order. Sabores Mexican Cuisine, located at 317 ... read more »

Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville Fishing Derby Set for May 14th

May 04, 2022

  It's a Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville Bartlesville tradition since 1951: The Catch and Release Fishing Derby and it's coming up on May 14 at Jo Allyn Lowe Park off Price Road.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Wednesday, Karen Wilson and Jim Sweezy with Kiwanis ... read more »

Brandon Wade Runs for US Senate

May 04, 2022

  Copan resident Brandon Wade is running for US Senate. The Democrat from Washgington County is running on a platform of pro-abortion, pro-LGBTQ, living wage and the decriminaliztion of marijuana.    Wade is a third-generation union worker who wants to promote a nationa ... read more »

BPD to Host Peace Officer Memorial on May 18

May 04, 2022

The Bartlesville Police Department will host a special ceremony honoring fallen peace officers beginning at noon on Wednesday, May 18. The ceremony will be held at the Public Safety Complex Memorial, located between the police and fire facilities in the 600 Block of Johnstone Avenue. Clint Jo ... read more »

Bartlesville Area to Celebrate National Day of Prayer

May 04, 2022

You are reminded that the annual local prayer event for the National Day of Prayer will be Thursday, May 5, 7:00 p.m. at HeartMatters, 3401 Price Road in Bartlesville. Families are encouraged to attend this special time of prayer for our nation, state and community. The theme for the 2022 Nat ... read more »

Bartlesville Council of Garden Club Plant Sale Set

May 04, 2022

Monarch butterfly plant foods will soon be available at a local plant sale. Milkweed and other plant foods for Monarchs will be available for sale at the Green Thumb Garden Club and the Bartlesville Council of Garden Clubs (BCGC) plant sale on Saturday, May 7, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the E ... read more »

Bartlesville Park, Gateway Sign Installation Underway

May 04, 2022

New signs denoting Pathfinder Parkway trails and other City of Bartlesville parks are in the process of being installed. This effort was made possible through voter support of the Gateway and Wayfinding Signage Project, which was approved in the 2018 General Obligation Bond Election. The proj ... read more »

Lankford Talks Leak of Roe v. Wade Court Decision

May 03, 2022

U.S. Senator James Lankford updates Oklahomans about the now-confirmed authentic, leaked version of the Supreme Court’s opinion on reversing Roe v. Wade. Lankford explained that this decision by the Court would bring the legal question of abortion back to the states. In a video released ... read more »

Grove Man Arrested After DUI Collision

May 03, 2022

A Grove man was arrested over the weekend after allegedly causing an auto accident while under the influence. John Henshall appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing charges of driving under the influence and reckless driving. According to an affidavit, the alleged incide ... read more »

Bartlesville Schools Selects New Assistant Principals

May 03, 2022

The Bartlesville Public School District will recommend to the board of education the hiring of a new Assistant Principal at both Madison Middle School and Bartlesville High School (BHS). A committee of two executive directors, two principals, four teachers, and one parent from each school con ... read more »

DPS Recognizes District Teacher of the Year, More

May 03, 2022

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education recognizes the 2021-2022 District Teacher of the Year. Gail Crawford (pictured holding award), a 2nd Grade teacher at Dewey Elementary School, received the honor on Monday evening during the DPS Board of Education meeting. Board President Amy LaSpis ... read more »

New Security System to be Installed at Osage County Courthouse

May 03, 2022

The security system at the Osage County Courthouse is starting to become outdated. At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, that problem was addressed, as they considered getting a new and improved system.   District One Commissioner Randall Jones said they had ho ... read more »