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Summer Sizzlin' Series Back to School Blast

Aug 04, 2022

  The Sizzlin' Summer Series will host the final event of the season, Back to School Bash, on Friday, August 19 from 7pm to 9pm. This event is free, family friendly, and outdoors.     Appearing with Brad Doenges on Car Talk, Val Callaghan with the Center announ ... read more »

PODCAST: Rep. Kevin Hern Talks Wired Act and the Economy

Aug 04, 2022

  Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) joined us on Thursday for our monthly podcast to talk about his recently introduced bill, HR 8566, the Withholding Illegal Revenue Entering Drug Markets (WIRED) Act, to the House of Representatives.   Based on a similar policy enacted by t ... read more »

OKM Music Has a Fall List of Fun Planned

Aug 04, 2022

  OKM Music has a full calendar of events this fall for you to enjoy!   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Mikala Curless said Oktoberfest is slated for Saturday, October 1 from 3:00-9:00pm, between 4th and 5th street at the OKM Office: 415 S. Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, OK.&n ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council Candidate Filings

Aug 03, 2022

  Filings for candidates running for Bartlesville City Council were due by the end of business on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.     WARD 1   Incumbent Dale Copeland   WARD 2   Loren Roszel and Chelsie Wagoner. This is an open seat as in ... read more »

Ramona American Legion Garage Sale and Silent Auction is Saturday, August 6th

Aug 03, 2022

  American Legion Post 400 is holding its Garage Sale and Silent Auction this Saturday, 9am-4pm, at the American Legion Post, 400 Veterans Blvd, in Ramona.   Lester Gagan with Post 400 says, "We need the funds to help our vets who having financial and transportation iss ... read more »

Party Affiliation Changes Prohibited Until After August 31

Aug 03, 2022

In light of the increasing numbers of voters who want to change their party affiliation before the November election, the Oklahoma State Election Board has issued a reminder that our state prohibits changing party affiliation between April 1 and August 31 during even-numbered years therefore any ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Facing Aggravated Assault charges

Aug 03, 2022

A Bartlesville man is facing felony charges after leaving a man paralyzed after an altercation. Garrett Tatum was arraigned on a felony count of aggravated assault and battery in Washington County court on Wednesday. Court documents allege that Tatum and a male victim got into a physical alte ... read more »

Order of Political Parties for November Election Determined

Aug 03, 2022

The Oklahoma State Election Board has issued the position of the parties as they will be printed on the upcoming November General Election. A drawing was held on July 31 to determine the order with representatives of the Democratic, Republican and Libertarian parites in attendance to monitor the ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Open Bids & Award Contracts

Aug 03, 2022

On August 1 in a special bid meeting, the Washington County Commissioners opened bids for two projects and then awarded contracts. Bid #22-01 was awarded to Bell Construction in the amount of $237,655. The bid was to complete 1.8 miles of laying asphalt beginnig at Weldon Street in Ochelata a ... read more »

Donation & Contracts to Benefit Washington County Sheriff's Office

Aug 03, 2022

At the first meeting of the month for the Washington Board of Commissioners, there were several announcements of items on the agenda that will benefit the Washington County Sheriff's Office in completing their duties. First, the Cherokee Nation donated $8455 for the Sheriff's office t ... read more »

BPS Foundation State of the Schools Event

Aug 03, 2022

  The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation hosted the State of the Schools event at Bartlesville High School on Wednesday presented by Truity Credit Union.   Superintendent Chuck McCauley recapped the highlight of the past school year at the jam-packed luncheon at the BHS ... read more »

OKU Open House a Chance to Sign Reduced Lunch Waiver

Aug 03, 2022

Many students will be heading back to school in the next few weeks. The Oklahoma Union School District will be holding an open house from 5 to 7 on Thursday evening for any student who would like to meet their teachers for the upcoming school year. Also at the open house, Oklahoma Union Super ... read more »

Oklahoma Secretary of Education, Ryan Walters, Appears on Brian Kilmeade Radio Show

Aug 03, 2022

  Oklahoma Secretary of Education and candidate for Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction, Ryan Walters, appeared on a national radio show that airs on KWON AM 1400/FM 93.3-95.1 on Tuesday.   Walters appeared on the Brian Kilmeade Show talking about the far left indo ... read more »

WCSO Looking for Female Suspect Involved in Stabbing

Aug 03, 2022

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for your assistance in locating a female suspect involved in a stabbing on Monday. Kimbra Jane Taggart is believed to be involved in the incident that occurred on U.S. Highway 75, just south of West 3600 Rd. Taggart is a 5-7 white female ... read more »

BPS Board of Education Holds a Special Meeting, Lunch Prices Raised

Aug 03, 2022

  The Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting on Wednesday to approve just two items: the surplus materials and the hike in the school lunch prices.   According to Jon Beckloff, Director of Child Nutrition for Sodexo, the prices for school meals ... read more »