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Recycling Center Holding Challenge Through January

Jan 11, 2022

The local recycling center in Bartlesville, Replenysh, is offering a challenge through the month of January and you can win $500 for inviting your friends to recycle. To qualify, join the challenge and receive your referral link. Then, share the link with friends and family and track your pos ... read more »

“The Everly Set” to Perform at the BCC

Jan 11, 2022

The Bartlesville Community Concert Association will present “The Everly Set” on Friday, Jan 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bartlesville Community Center. The Everly Set is a local tribute to two brothers who pioneered country rock in the late 1950’s. Their music influenced musician ... read more »

BHS Debate Team Seeks Judges for the Upcoming Tournament

Jan 11, 2022

  Bartlesville High School Debate Team is hosting a debate tournament at Bartlesville High School, 1700 Hillcrest Drive, in Bartlesville, on Januray 21st and 22nd.   Bartlesville Debate Team Coach Trey Cabler joined us on COMMUNITY CONNECTION to ask for members of the commun ... read more »

The S.A.F.E. Breakfast Fundraiser 2022 Set for February 19th

Jan 11, 2022

  Did you know that Oklahoma is fourth in the nation in human trafficking and that every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is assaulted?   Abuse leaves emotional scars that can affect the victim's life for years to come, and many victims of assault cannot afford the treatme ... read more »

Bartlesville Community Foundation to Open Grant Cycle

Jan 11, 2022

Four grants, hosted by the Bartlesville Community Foundation, will begin accepting applications on January 31st, 2022. Two are returning opportunities while an additional two are new to this cycle. Fund for Bartlesville is a general grant fund that has awarded funds to local organizations sin ... read more »

Bartlesville Chamber Sets Eggs & Issues for Feb. 18

Jan 11, 2022

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce will soon host its next Eggs & Issues breakfast. This event is a legislative briefing featuring our local delegation of Senator Julie Daniels, Representatives Judd Strom and Wendi Stearman. This trio will provide an engaging and informative update ... read more »

DPS Board of Education Revises COVID Protocols

Jan 10, 2022

Dewey Public Schools' (DPS) Bulldogger Back to School Plan relating to COVID-19 quarantines and isolations for the 2021-2022 school year receives revisions. Superintendent Vince Vincent says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) came out with new quarantine and isolation ti ... read more »

Copan Schools Move to Distance Learning Jan. 10-Jan. 14

Jan 10, 2022

Copan Public Schools (CPS) transitions to Distance Learning for the remainder of the week due to a surge in positive COVID-19 cases and quarantines. CPS plans to return to the classroom on Monday, Jan. 17. Copan Superintendent Chris Smith encourages all parents to monitor symptoms within thei ... read more »

Washington County Man Facing Rape Charge

Jan 10, 2022

A Washington County man was in Washington County Court on Monday facing charges of rape by instrumentation and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. A probable cause affidavit alleges that Tyler Thompson gave a female victim two shots of liquor on New Year's. The female victim later ... read more »

Osage County Sees COVID Spike

Jan 10, 2022

Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts informed the county commissioners that there has been a sharp rise in COVID-19 case numbers. He recommended waiting a week before considering making any changes regarding the handling of county-owned buildings, but a member of the Osage County Health D ... read more »

BPD Releases December 2021 Activity Report

Jan 10, 2022

The Bartlesville Police Department (BPD) releases data from its latest activity report. According to the data, the BPD responded to just over 3,500 calls for service from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31, 2021. 598 of those calls were for traffic stops while 207 calls were for welfare checks. Animal ca ... read more »

Rotarians to Send Donations to Kentucky Tornado Victims

Jan 10, 2022

District 6110 Rotarians are living by their mantra of "Service above self" as they collect donations to help victims in Kentucky that lost everything to a tornado last December. Bartlesville Rotary Club President John J. Kane and President-Elect Karen Lowe-Alton say they are helping ... read more »

Miller EMS Gives Report on Monday

Jan 10, 2022

Jeremy McLemore from Miller EMS was at Monday’s Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting giving an update as to how things have been going over the past month. He said things have went well, but the month of December was a bit unusual. In 2021, Miller EMS transported 418 patients to ... read more »

2022 BCF Scholarship Application Cycle Now Open

Jan 10, 2022

The Bartlesville Community Foundation’s (BCF) annual scholarship cycle opened on January 3rd and will close on March 11, 2022. Opportunities to apply exist for students from Washington, Nowata, and Osage counties in Oklahoma and Montgomery and Chautauqua counties in Kansas. Awards are a ... read more »

BPS Board President to Host Meet and Greet

Jan 10, 2022

Bartlesville School Board President Scott Bilger is set to host an event at Sterling's Grille this week. Bilger will discuss current school issues and why he respectfully asks for your vote during the meet and greet. You are invited to Sterling's Grille at 2905 E. Frank Phillips Boule ... read more »