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Bull Riding Opened Grandstand Events at Interstate Fair and Rodeo Last Night

Bull Riding took center stage at last night’s Interstate Fair and Rodeo in Coffeyville. A good crowd turned out as the first night of grandstand events got underway at 7:30 last night with the LJ Jenkins Bull Riding event. The first night of the carnival along with some relief from the heat brought out the crowds to the fairgrounds at Coffeyville’s Walter Johnson Park.
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Man Arrested For Outstanding Warrants By CPD Receives More Charges

A Coffeyville man was taken into custody by Coffeyville Police Department due to 4 outside warrants. 60-year-old Edward Adame was also charged with alleged aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, felony interference with a Law Enforcement Officer, possession of opiate, possession of paraphernalia, and traffic in contraband in a correctional facility.

Bartlesville Superintendent Details District's Back-To-School Plans

Parents and Students across Oklahoma are getting ready to head back to the classroom. Several districts have already started school and others will return later this month. We want to make sure you're ready for the fall semester so we're inviting district leaders to go over their back-to-school plans. Bartlesville Public Schools superintendent Chuck McCauley joined News On 6 at 4 to go over his district's plans.

Bartlesville City Fire and Police Departments Seeking Qualified Applicants

City of Bartlesville police and fire officials are actively recruiting applicants for open positions — with one firefighter position and six police officer positions to fill in the immediate future, leadership for both departments said this week. Bartlesville Fire Department previously only accepted applications when it had open positions,...

Bartlesville High School to Offer Osage Language Course This Fall

This fall, Bartlesville High School will be offering a new Osage Language course to its students where they will be taught a foundation in the Osage orthography, grammar, vocabulary, and culture. Speaking and listening comprehension, as well as reading and writing skills, are the main goals of the course. Osage...

Bartlesville Art Association's 70th Annual Art Show & Sale

The Bartlesville Art Association's 70th Annual Art Show & Sale is August 26 – September 23, 2022 at the Bartlesville Community Center Lyon Gallery. Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, board members Amy Jenkins and Janet Odden invited artists and art lovers alike to attend the event. The Opening Reception is Friday, August 26 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm . At 6:30 pm, the award winners announced.

DIAMOND TIME: Preps shine as season revs up

Bartlesville High’s softball season of promise started out with a rainout. Due to standing water in the outfield, the Lady Bruins postponed their scheduled campaign opener at home against Enid High. Bartlesville finished 19-15 last season and appears to have a pretty strong crew — based partly on preseason play — heading into the...

School Starts in Dewey on Thursday

The first day of classes for Dewey Public Schools is Thursday. Superintendent Vince Vincent tells Bartlesville Radio they are fully prepared to welcome the students back to school. Vincent also said the COVID protocols will a bit more relaxed this year than in the last couple of years as Dewey...

Bartlesville police buy boy new bike after his was stolen

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The Bartlesville Police Department is helping their community in more ways than one. A few weeks ago, a young boy's bike was stolen, but his father was able to give officers the serial number of the stolen bike, which can help the investigation. Sergeant Silver...

Weston Wednesday: Hospital memories of Dr. Somerfield

Editor's Note: In collaboration with the Bartlesville Area History Museum, the Examiner-Enterprise has revived the late Edgar Weston's 'Revisiting the Past' columns that ran in the newspaper from 1997-99. Weston's columns recount the history of Bartlesville as well as Washington, Nowata and Osage counties. Dr. Somerville has many memories of...

New Osage Casino construction delayed to 2023

The Osage Nation is delaying the opening of its new Bartlesville and Pawhuska casinos to 2023 due to supply chain problems with construction materials. Construction on both projects began June 15, 2021, with the Tribe announcing at the time expected openings in fall 2022. Now, the Bartlesville casino is expected to open on Oct. 27, 2023 and the Pawhuska location on Nov. 10, 2023.

Doggers Hard at work on Practice Field

The Dewey Bulldoggers are among several area teams that are hitting the practice field for the first time this week. Dewey is working under first year head coach Ryan Richardson who served as an assistant on last year’s team. The Bulldoggers face a lofty challenge as they move to...

Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest & Turns Up Stolen Checks

Detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff's office conducted a traffic stop on a Chrysler Minivan at 4th and Maple St. in Independence, Ks. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Ashley Linton of Independence, KS and a passenger in the vehicle was identified as Ryan Banning of Independence, KS. During the traffic stop the sheriff's office Police Service Dog, Hector, altered to the odor of narcotics, allowing detectives to search the vehicle where they located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The driver took ownership of the narcotics and Banning was released from the scene.

Walter Carl Booth

Walter Carl Booth, 84, of rural Coffeyville passed away peacefully at his home July 24, 2022, with his wife Jan by his side. Walt was born January 4, 1938, in Ashland, KS to Noble C. and Ruth (Rainey) Booth. The family lived in Ashland for a time and then moved to Caney, KS. Walt attended Caney schools, graduating from Caney Valley High School in 1956.

Howard Lloyd Wright

Howard Lloyd Wright, 80, of Coffeyville, Kansas, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. Howard was born February 6, 1942 in South Coffeyville, Oklahoma to Allen Ephraim Howard Wright "Pop" and Norma Ellen (Smith) Wright. He graduated from Lenapah High School in 1960. On October 8, 1961, he married Songia Sue Shirley in Coffeyville, Kansas. For many years he was a mechanic and took over his dad's mechanic shop known as Wright's Auto Repair. Howard then worked at John Deere where he retired in 2004, however he continued working part time for his sister at Alderman Acres. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, camper, and loved anything outdoors. Often you would find him outside working on projects with a cup of black coffee no matter the outside temperature. One of his favorite places to vacation since he was a little boy was Colorado.