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PODCAST: US Rep Kevin Hern Reflects on 2021, Sees Hope 2022

Jan 06, 2022

  US Congressman for Oklahoma, Kevin Hern joined us for our monthly podcast.    In our conversation, Rep. Hern looks back at 2021 and sees chances for improvement in 2022.    The Congressman talks about January 6th, moves by the Democrats to "nati ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Begins After School Program

Jan 05, 2022

Pawhuska Public Schools recently took ownership of the Youth Services Building in Pawhuska and that is now open and being used as an after school program for students. The school will use the building for several other things throughout the day, as Superintendent David Cash explains.   ... read more »

Project Tribute Gives Lifesaving Gear to Cleveland Area

Jan 05, 2022

Project Tribute Foundation heads to Cleveland, Oklahoma to deliver bleed kits and tourniquets. Pictured right and throughout the story are pictures of Project Tribute Foundation's delivery of equipment to first responders in the Cleveland area on Tuesday night. Six troopers from Oklah ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman on List of Grand Jury Indictments

Jan 05, 2022

A Bartlesville woman has been indicted on charges returned from the Grand Jury. Acting U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson announced on Wednesday that Amanda Nicole West is being charged with assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm in Indian Country. West, 33, allegedly displaye ... read more »

Two Arrested in Connection to Ramona Burglaries

Jan 05, 2022

Two suspects identified in a string of burglaries in Ramona have been arrested. According to a release from the Ramona Police Department (RPD), a felony warrant was issued in district court for 18-year-old Lance Smith (pictured) of Ramona for his alleged involvement in a series burglaries in ... read more »

Two Injured in Accident at Frank Phillips and Quapaw

Jan 05, 2022

A two vehicle accident at Frank Phillips Boulevard and Quapaw Avenue in Bartlesville leaves two with minor injuries. Bartlesville Ambulance Administrator Dan Dalton was on the scene. Dalton says the driver of a white pickup did not see the driver of the silver car. He says the car hit the tru ... read more »

Dewey City Council Paves Way for ARPA Funds

Jan 05, 2022

The Dewey City Council amends the City's 2021-2022 fiscal year budget to include American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. Revenues increased in the amount of $295,516.80 with the approved ARPA funds. Expenditures in the same amount were approved. City Manager Kevin Trease says the bud ... read more »

Applications Nearly Due for Certified Healthy Program

Jan 05, 2022

Time is running out to apply for the 2021 Certified Healthy Oklahoma Program. This is a public health initiative launched in 2003 to recognize businesses and organizations that show good health practices and policies. Interim Commissioner of Health Keith Reed gives more details: “Earnin ... read more »

Absentee Ballot Applications Open for 2022 Elections

Jan 05, 2022

Voters in Washington County who want absentee ballots mailed to them for elections in 2022 should apply now. County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House says any registered voter may request absentee ballots for a specific election or for a full calendar year. House says no excuse is needed ... read more »

Beatles Tribute Band to Play at BCC on February 26

Jan 05, 2022

Straight outta Branson - the world's leading "Beatles" tribute band is coming to Bartlesville. For the audio version of this story, click here. The "Liverpool Legends" are four lads who have headlined at the Rose Bowl four times, recorded and produced the Grammy no ... read more »

Big Brothers Big Sisters: Mentors and Bowlers Needed

Jan 05, 2022

As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the state of Oklahoma. We develo ... read more »

BPSF Gains Funds for Goodnight Bartlesville Event, More

Jan 05, 2022

Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation (BPSF) receives a huge boost from the Bartlesville Community Foundation (BCF) and the Hans Schmoldt Family Fund. A donation in the amount of $8,500 was presented to the BPSF on Monday at BCF. The funds will support an illustrator meet and greet for BPSF& ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Facing Sexual Assault Allegations

Jan 04, 2022

A Bartlesville man is facing two felony counts stemming from an alleged sexual assault incident. Mitchell Reid II was charged with one count of forcible sodomy and one count of rape by instrumentation during an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse. According to an affidavit, the al ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Can Help With Extra Trash

Jan 04, 2022

As we start a New Year, this tends to be a time when people collect more trash than normal. City Manager Mike Bailey reminds you that if this is a problem now, or in the future, you can always request an extra polycart for your driveway.   Bailey says that there are two types of stic ... read more »

BPS Student Lands on State Student Advisory Council

Jan 04, 2022

A Bartlesville student is among State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister's 70 high school students from across Oklahoma selected to her 2022 Student Advisory Council. Bartlesville Senior Joyce Yang will be part of the Council's first virtual meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 2 ... read more »