Coffeyville, KS

String of Indy Property Damage Cases Could be Related

The Independence Police Department is investigating a string of property damage cases that may be related. The first incident was reported in mid-April and the most recent was reported this Tuesday. At least three juveniles with matching descriptions have been seen at multiple different incidents. The suspects are known to have thrown a rock, brick, or piece of asphalt through residents’ windows in the late evening to early morning hours. Many of the events occurred near the high school with one residence being damaged twice.
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Preliminary Hearing Waived in Drug Trafficking Case

A Dewey man facing felony charges of drug trafficking appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. Kyle Suderman waived his right to preliminary hearing after being advised of his rights. The defendant appeared in front of special judge Jared Sigler. Suderman is alleged to have been in possession of...

Bill on Motor Vehicles Sales Tax Exemption Advances

Calling it an important win for Oklahoma consumers, Senator Julie Daniels of Bartlesville says she was gratified to support Senate Bill 1075, which restores a tax exemption on motor vehicles and tractor trailers. Sen. Daniels say the Legislature removed 1.25-percent of the exemption in 2017 to shore up the state...

Groundbreaking for Boys & Girls Club of Dewey is Set

The Boys & Girls Club of Dewey schedules a groundbreaking ceremony for the Ted & Melody Lyon Boys & Girls Club facility. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 25 at 4:00 p.m. at the new Club location in the parking lot south of the Dewey football field. Capital campaign leaders are pleased to present the project, which includes a 20,000 square foot state of the art building with a dedicated teen center, teen courtyard, gymnasium, computer lab, STEM center, art room, commercial kitchen, cafeteria and an outdoor space.

New Surface for Hillcrest Drive to Begin May 31

A portion of Hillcrest Drive will be closed beginning Tuesday, May 31 to repair a glitch that occurred with some of the material used in the road's rehabilitation project last fall. Both lanes of the road will be closed and detours in place for the duration of the project, which...

Prelim Set for Former BHS Teacher

A preliminary hearing has been set for a former Bartlesville High School teacher accused of giving alcohol and drugs to students. Trey Cabler appeared at the Washington County Courthouse last Friday on the felony status docket. District Judge Linda Thomas set his preliminary hearing for August 2 at 9 a.m.

Vacant Braum's Demolished in Bartlesville

A vacant Braum’s location in Bartlesville has been demolished. Ark Wrecking Company of Oklahoma, based out of Tulsa, has turned the old restaurant to rubble in recent days. In February, the City of Bartlesville’s City Beat stated that there were plans for a new McAlister’s Deli to be built at 2539 SE Washington Boulevard to replace the former Braum’s location. The project valuation is $1.5 million.

OLLI call for fall course proposals

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TUPATALK: Monday featured a night to remember

With the glow of Monday’s Night of Scholars and Champions still fresh, I wanted to express my appreciation for some unsung heroes that made this event — and those in previous years — so special. Our ad manager Jamie Ukenholz did an incredible job of spearheading preparation for the night and all its details — a role she has played to some major extent since it began. ...

Copan in 2nd Week of Spring Football

We continue our look at spring football across the area, as Copan High is another Washington County team that has already kicked off its practices. The Hornets started a week ago, so this week’s practices will be the final few before offseason drills this summer. Copan has one senior, two juniors, three sophomores and about eight freshman out for its spring portion the past couple of weeks.

Indian's First Weekend Set

Game times are out for the first weekend of Doenges Ford Indians baseball on Memorial Day weekend. Bill Doenges Memorial Stadium will play host to 22 games over the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the holiday weekend. The Indians will play five games over those three days. Bartlesville’s first two...

ALL-STATE STATUS: BHS soccer players to join the ranks of the state's elite at OSCA games

——— GIRLS: Tonya McCay (1989), Zabrina Serran (1991), Mary Ann Waedekin (1991), Suzanne Wertz (1991), Blythe Jones (1992), Jennifer Griggs (1993), Roxana Serran (1993), Carina Littleton (1994), Johanna Manning (1995), Erika Serran (1995), Amber Dershem (1996), Kerry Moreland (1996), Shallan Powell (1996), Jessie Burness (1997), Andrea Richmond (1997), Amanda Dietz (1998), Sara Powell (1998), Ashley Kliewer (2000), Tayrn Maxwell (2000), Shannon Moore (2001), Erin Timmons (2001), Kendra Dietz (2002), Megan Henry (2003), Lindsey Kesselhuth (2004), Kristi Bastings (2005), Lynn Ivie (2005), Michelle Lamb (2005), Kelsey Archer (2007), Laura Newby (2007), Jamie Myers (2008), Antonella Tarcetti (2008), Ashley Edwards (2009), Samantha Carithers (2009), Emily Megee (2010), Jessica Phillips (2010), Miriam Poole (2010), Taylor Dyer (2012), Macy Travis (2012), Mara Demuth (2013), Kaitlin Maze (2015), Madison Brost (2016), Kelsie Eason (2017), Abi Cox (2018), Natalie James (2018), Natalie James (2018), Sophia Atkinson (2019), Addie Dilbeck (2021).

PETA comes to Parsons

Upon hearing the heart breaking story of Midus a dog found abandoned and malnourished in a Parsons, Kansas back yard People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, has decided they are needed in the area. PETA hit local TV airwaves with an emergency message urging action for dogs...

Officers Honored at Bartlesville Public Safety Complex

---------- Nov. 16, 1907 – U.S. Marshal George Williams. Sept. 19, 1912 – Bureau of Indian Affairs Officer Robert Leo Bowman. Jan. 4, 1915 – Bartlesville Police Officer William Butler. April 27, 1915 – Dewey Police Officer James Gibson. Aug. 11, 1918 – Dewey Police Chief...

Tip from Kansas City police leads body found inside Coffeyville home

COFFEYVILLE, KS. — Multiple agencies are investigating after a man’s body was found inside a home in Coffeyville, Kansas. Officers with the Coffeyville Police Department checked out the home Monday morning on W. 7th Street after receiving a tip from police in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City police received a tip that a dead body could be found inside the home.