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Historical Church in Dewey Demolished

Jul 06, 2022

A historical Dewey church has been demolished. The First Freewill Baptist church located at 418 east seventh street was torn down this week. That had been a structure that has stood in Dewey for many years. ... read more »

City of Bartlesville Employee Retiring

Jul 06, 2022

It's been 30 years for Lisa Beeman and now she's starting on her retirement plan on November 1.   Beeman started as planning director in 1992 then moved on to community development director in 1998. Her last day with the city will be October 31.   Beeman has a ba ... read more »

Bartlesville Unveils New Strategic Plan

Jul 06, 2022

Bartlesville City Manager Mike Bailey unveiled the new strategic plan for the city at Tuesday night’s council meeting. The plan is being branded as ‘Bartlesville Next’ and the city has outlined certain points for emphasis going forward. Staff surveyed city employees, city co ... read more »

ARPA Funds Allocated by Dewey City Council

Jul 05, 2022

The Dewey City Council has allocated some of its ARPA funds towards purchasing a new digital radio system to help law enforcement. City Manager Kevin Trease responded to questions from Ashley Clark on why the new system is needed. Trease confirmed that the system has already been investigated ... read more »

CMT Presents SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL

Jul 06, 2022

  The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. ... read more »

Mobile Health Unit Coming to Barnsdall

Jul 06, 2022

Osage County has been fortunate to have mobile wellness units come to some of its rural communities over the last several months. This will be occurring again next Wednesday, as they plan on making a trip to Barnsdall to offer vaccinations, assistance in insurance enrollment and general wellness ... read more »

OKM Music Presents: OKTOBERFEST

Jul 06, 2022

  OKTOBERFEST with OKM Music is where you can enjoy live music, dancing, games, teen tent, children’s tent, raffle, and so much more!   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, OKM's Mikala Curless invited everyone to enjoy beer, wine, food and more with Cooper & Mil ... read more »

CITY MATTERS 7-6-22

Jul 06, 2022

  A zoning issue and answers to why my water has a funny taste were among the topics on Wednesday's episode of CITY MATTERS on KWON AM 1400/FM 93.3.-95.1 and KWONTV.com.   City Councilor Paul Stuart recapped the previous night's Bartlesville city council meeting star ... read more »

Wash Co. Health Department Offering Free Health Clinic

Jul 06, 2022

The Washington County Health Department will be offering an on-site mini health fair on Thursday, July 21st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this time, you will have the opportunity to get a physical, vaccination, or general wellness check. Regional Administrative Director James Thompson had this to ... read more »

Council Approves Rezoning for Pediatric Clinic Near Mall

Jul 05, 2022

The Bartlesville City Council approved a rezoning to allow a pediatric clinic and urgent care practice neat the Washington Park Mall at Monday night’s meeting. The Bartlesville City Planning Commission made this recommendation to the council in late-May. Assistant Community Development ... read more »

Dewey Residents Ask About Missing Fireworks

Jul 05, 2022

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Dewey City Council, discussion among the Ward representatives was about the lack of fireworks during the July Fourth celebration. City Manager Kevin Trease said the problem was with the fireworks not arriving on time rather than with the company providing the ... read more »

Dewey City Council Renews Contracts

Jul 05, 2022

The Dewey City Council held its first meeting of the new fiscal year on July 5. During the meeting, council approved the renewal of public officials bonds for the City Clerk and the Treasurer, as well as the employment contracts for various public officials. The employment contract for City M ... read more »

Bartlesville City Water Safe

Jul 05, 2022

The City of Bartlesville has been receiving numerous complaints that water throughout the city has developed a “fishy” taste and odor. After looking into the complaints, including having it reviewed by the State of Oklahoma, city leaders are confident there is nothing wrong with the w ... read more »

Opioid Settlement Announced for Oklahoma

Jul 05, 2022

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Conner has announced a settlement agreement between his office and three companies that distributed opioids in Oklahoma. The three companies had originally denied any wrong-doing but ultimately, the companies decided to agree to the settlement at the end of ... read more »

BCF Names New Executive Director

Jul 05, 2022

A new executive director has been announced for the Bartlesville Community Foundation. Laura Jensen has been named to replace Mike Wilt, who stepped down from the role at the end of June. Professionally, Jensen has spent the last six years in the banking industry but she has also held various ... read more »