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Price Tower to Exhibit the Works of Tom Roane

Jan 12, 2022

  The collected works of a Bartlesville Artist will be on display at the Price Tower begining Friday, January 14, through Sunday, February 6.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Billie Roane, wife of the late Thomas Roane announced the exibit of his works.   Th ... read more »

Wash. Co. Voting Precincts Could Shake Up After April 5

Jan 12, 2022

The Washington County Commissioners hear discussion on redistricting. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House gave the Commissioners a redistricting update earlier in the week. House says they are going to change almost every precinct in the County. She says one of the reasons ... read more »

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Opens Jan. 14 in Bartlesville

Jan 12, 2022

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, LLC, one of the fastest growing franchise concepts in the country, is opening its newest franchised location in Bartlesville on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. The new location is owned and operated by Nick Crouch and Glen Johnson, and marks their 84th restaurant to open across ... read more »

Barnsdall Schools Going Virtual

Jan 12, 2022

Barnsdall Public Schools has announced that they will be moving to virtual learning on Thursday due to a large number of students and staff being absent from school with various kinds of illnesses. If lunch is needed for your child, call the elementary school and inform staff members how many ... read more »

DPS Board of Education Shown Appreciation in Meeting

Jan 12, 2022

Dewey Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education receives recognition for their hard work and their willingness to serve the kids of the Dewey community. Superintendent Vince Vincent says January is School Board Appreciation Month, so he wanted to take a moment to thank the DPS Board of Educatio ... read more »

Roberts to Seek Request to Amend State Constitution

Jan 12, 2022

State Representative Sean Roberts of Hominy announces plans to file a House Joint Resolution requesting constitutional amendment. This request would direct the Secretary of State to refer to the people for their approval or rejection a proposed amendment to Section 26, Article II of the Oklah ... read more »

Hern Slams Biden's Failure to Address Record Inflation

Jan 12, 2022

Congressman Kevin Hern gives a statement on the Consumer Price Index showing an additional 0.5-percent increase in December for a YOY increase of more than 7-percent, the highest rate of inflation since 1982. In his statement, Representative Hern said: “First, President Biden told u ... read more »

Lankford Warns Democrats Against Destroying Filibuster

Jan 12, 2022

U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford fires back against Senator Chuck Schumer’s plan to do away with the filibuster. In a statement, Sen. Lankford said: "This is 250 years of history my democratic colleagues are planning to flush down the toilet because they don't get t ... read more »

Man Runs Into Hearing Life in Bartlesville in Accident

Jan 11, 2022

A man loses consciousness while driving and runs his vehicle into the back of a building in Bartlesville. According to Bartlesville Police Captain Kelley Thomas, the accident occurred just prior to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Capt. Thomas says the man was traveling southbound on Washington Bouleva ... read more »

Loose Cattle on I-44 Near Tulsa Creates Chaos

Jan 12, 2022

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Tulsa police and some cowboys that were called in from Wagoner and Chouteau wrangled nearly 100 head of cattle after the trailer they were in crashed along a I-44.    OHP said the crash happened just before 10 p.m. Tuesday night and as many as 103 cattle ... read more »

Bartlesville Felon to Be Released from Prison on Commuted Sentence

Jan 11, 2022

A Bartlesville man who was convicted at trial in 2017 on multiple firearm related counts is set to be released from an Oklahoma corrections facility on Wednesday. Anthony Ornder was initially sentenced to serve 45 years in prison after a jury found him guilty on two counts of a possessing a f ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jan 11, 2022

A Bartlesville man was in court on Monday after an alleged domestic incident that occurred on December 10. Bill Mathes was arrested on a warrant and presented with domestic assault & battery during an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse. According to an affidavit, a witness ca ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent Comments on Virtual Learning

Jan 11, 2022

Pawhuska Public Schools made the announcement on Monday that they would be moving to virtual learning for the remainder of the week. Superintendent David Cash knows this is something that students and staff members don't want to do, but much like last year it is a necessary evil, as he said a ... read more »

Odor in the Court: Work on Courtroom Could Get Smelly

Jan 11, 2022

There could be a bit of an odor in the Washington County Judicial Center in downtown Bartlesville as work to renovate the first floor courtroom continues. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap says they hope to start staining the woodwork next week, which could cause a bit of aroma. Dunl ... read more »

BRUW Opens Community Impact Mini Grant Applications

Jan 11, 2022

Bartlesville Regional United Way's (BRUW) applications for Community Impact Mini Grants are now open. BRUW President and CEO Lisa Cary says she is optimistic about the future of the organization and what is in store for their partner agencies. Cary says BRUW has existed in the Bartlesvill ... read more »