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Bartlesville Public Schools Sets Support Staff Job Fair

Jan 14, 2022

Bartlesville Public Schools is holding a support staff job fair on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Bartlesville High School Commons Area. Superintendent Chuck McCauley says the district’s greatest need currently is for teacher assistants and paraprofessionals. He say ... read more »

Snowfall and Gusty Winds are Expected Tonight

Jan 14, 2022

  According to the National Weather Service, a strong storm system will bring accumulating snowfall and strong winds to the area starting late tonight.    Rain will quickly transition to a rain/snow mix or all snow by Saturday morning across much of eastern Oklahoma and ... read more »

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Officially Opens for Business

Jan 14, 2022

The opening of Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Bartlesville and an offer for free smoothies for a year to the first 50 in the drive-thru draws quite a crowd. Bartlesville High School student Brett Eaves and his friends were the first in line at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, nearly 12 hours prior to the of ... read more »

December Job Report Released

Jan 14, 2022

The economy added just below 200,000 jobs in December. That is lower than what experts had expected and fewer than the numbers added in November. Even with the slight slowdown, experts say the Federal Reserve is still expected to raise interest rates in early 2022. The latest unemployment rat ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Dept. Receives Bus from Phillips 66

Jan 14, 2022

The Bartlesville Police Department receives a donation of a bus from Phillips 66. Pictured left to right: Ann Oglesby with Phillips 66, BPD Captain Kelley Thomas, BPD Captain Kevin Ickleberry, and Mike Stewart with Phillips 66. BPD Captain Jay Hastings says the bus will be used as a mobil ... read more »

Bartlesville Trash Routes Amended for MLK Jr. Day

Jan 14, 2022

City of Bartlesville offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Monday trash routes will be serviced on Wednesday, Jan. 19, due to the holiday. Monday customers will need to put their trash out no later than 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19, for their trash to b ... read more »

OK State Treasurer Candidate Clark Jolley on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jan 14, 2022

With a background of considerable achievements, it’s easy to get lost in the details of all Clark Jolley has accomplished for Oklahomans. Between his twelve-year service as a State Senator, his role as the State’s Secretary of Finance, and as Chairman of the Oklahoma Tax Commission, n ... read more »

Crafty Candle Shoppe's Candles for Cause for January is Heart Matters

Jan 12, 2022

  Inspired by a man walking in a bear suit therough Bartlesville, OK,  from California to New York in the heat of summer, The Crafty Candle Shoppe owners decided that much good can be done by creating and selling hand-crafted candles for charitable causes.   The owners ... read more »

Hern Applauds SCOTUS Decision on Biden’s Small Business Mandate

Jan 14, 2022

Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement in support of today’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the stay on Biden’s vaccine mandate for employers with over 100 employees. “Thanks to the careful consideration of the Supreme Court, this long national ni ... read more »

Two Men Arrested Trying to Smuggle Items Into Prison

Jan 13, 2022

Early Thursday morning, the Osage County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Dick Conner Correctional Center security staff about a subject walking near the facility possibly attempting to smuggle contraband into the complex. A deputy made contact with a vehicle sitting in the roadway ... read more »

Members of Retail Theft Organization Face Charges

Jan 13, 2022

Members of a large-scale theft ring have been charged by Federal and State prosecutors for their roles in an organization whose operations crossed state lines and caused more than $10 million in losses to retailers. U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson and Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor ... read more »

BPS Superintendent Teaches Class Amid Staff Shortages

Jan 13, 2022

In the midst of pandemic-related staff shortages and a lack of substitute teachers, Bartlesville Public Schools Superintendent Chuck McCauley steps up to the plate. Superintendent McCauley says he had a blast teaching a second grade class at Wayside Elementary School on Thursday. McCauley say ... read more »

Nowata PD to Begin Issuing Tickets for School Drop-off Procedures

Jan 13, 2022

Beginning next week, the Nowata Police Department will begin issuing citations for those that don’t follow the proper guidelines when dropping children off at school. For those that drop children off at the elementary school, don’t let students off on Osage Street, as school busse ... read more »

Dewey Schools Keep Focus on ESSER Projects in 2022

Jan 13, 2022

Dewey Public Schools (DPS) is focusing on completing some projects as we head deeper in 2022. Superintendent Vince Vincent says one project they are still awaiting is new chairs for the high school auditorium. He says they ordered these chairs back in June 2021 when renovations to the facilit ... read more »

Massey May Help Lead Bartlesville High School

Jan 13, 2022

At its January meeting, the Bartlesville Board of Education will consider designating Brent Massey as one of the Assistant Principals of Bartlesville High School. If approved, Massey would fill the position that Michael Harp will vacate when he ascends to the principalship in July. Massey has ... read more »