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Commissioners Renew an Agreement, Approve Grants

Sep 17, 2018

Washington County District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier gave a presentation at the regularly scheduled commissioners meeting Monday morning. The presentation regarded the Washington County Building Commission meeting report in which all of the commissioners approved. All Washington County comm ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Must Change E911 Board

Sep 17, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners learned that the recently established E911 board will need to be dissolved because its formation went against state statute. This was discovered at Monday morning’s meeting when assistant district attorney Ashley Kane informed the board of commissioners. ... read more »

School Board to Highlight Fund Raising

Sep 17, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board will recognize the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation this evening.  The board will open its meeting by spotlighting the foundation's fundraising target for the year.     The board will also get a financial update and approve its F ... read more »

Washington County to Act on Grant Applications

Sep 16, 2018

Washington County Commissioners will proclaim September as Crime Stoppers month when they meet Monday morning.  The board will also take action on a performance grant application from Emergency Manager, Kary Cox.  The board plas to take up a Rural Economic Action Plan Grant application ... read more »

Osage County Board to Approve Tax Sales

Sep 16, 2018

The Osage County Board of Commissioners will take action to approve the sale of nine tax properties by the county treasurer Monday morning.  The board will hear a report from Tourism Oversight committee executive director, Kelly Bland.  Bland is expected to propose spending a thousand d ... read more »

Nowata Falls to Verdigris

Sep 14, 2018

The Nowata Ironmen struggled again on Friday night falling, 55-8, at the hands of Verdigris for the homecoming game. The Cardinals drove down the field on a long, methodical drive to score a touchdown on its first drive after forcing the Ironmen to go three-and-out. Verdigris would add three ... read more »

Bohnsack Hands Friday Financial Forum Leadership Off

Sep 14, 2018

The Friday Financial Forum at the Arvest Bank off of SE Adams Road in Bartlesville shares laughs with the forum leader Jim Bohnsack Friday morning. It also shared some bittersweet news as well. Bohnback will no longer act as the forum leader. Following the announcement, Jim Bohnsack had the p ... read more »

Independence Community College Accepts Equity Bank Investment

Sep 14, 2018

Local and regional leaders of Equity Bank visit and invest in Independence Community College’s Fab Lab on Thursday, September 13, to demonstrate the company’s support for innovative thinking and entrepreneurial development in southeast Kansas. During a brief ceremony conducted und ... read more »

City Officials Talk at Suicide Prevention Panel

Sep 14, 2018

Several community officials discuss suicide, addiction, and prevention programs at the 2018 Suicide Prevention and Prescription Drug Awareness Summit Thursday in the Bartlesville Community Center. Members ranged anywhere from city officials to mental health professionals. Detective Jim Warrin ... read more »

BPD Hosting Prescription Takeback Day

Sep 13, 2018

For the third time in a year Bartlesville Police Department will participate in the next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27. The event, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, allows citizens to safely and legally dispose of unwanted prescription ... read more »

Chamber Offering Ice Skating Lessons

Sep 13, 2018

Christmas time is right around the corner and the Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is encouraging you to sign up for ice skating lessons as a part of Christmas in the ‘Ville. All classes are taught by a professional figure skating instructor and will run from December 3 to December ... read more »

Community Center to Host Indian Summer Festival

Sep 13, 2018

The two-day Oklahoma Indian Summer Festival will take place this weekend in downtown Bartlesville at the Community Center. The festival promises to entertain those of all ages with several different activities. This festival allows the Cherokee Nation to share its culture with the Bartlesvill ... read more »

United Way Projected to Gross Record Number with Golf Tournament

Sep 13, 2018

Bartlesville Regional United Way announces that it is projected to gross just over $700,000 dollars Wednesday evening at its reception at Adam’s Golf Course with its Tee It Off for United Way event. The $700,000 will break last year’s record which saw over $650,000 raised. United ... read more »

Tri County Tech Purchases Jarrett Farms

Sep 12, 2018

Tri County Tech makes a purchase that will develop their Leadership Retreat Center. The 110-acre property Jarrett Farms located 20 miles south of Bartlesville has been purchased by Tri County Tech. Tri County expects to draw the attendance of high-caliber classmates providing an additional re ... read more »

Suicide Prevention Summit to Hit Bartlesville

Sep 12, 2018

The 2018 Suicide Prevention and Prescription Drug Awareness Summit will be held at the Community Center in Bartlesville Thursday. Washington County Suicide Prevention Coalition member M’Liss Jenkins says licensed professional counselor Christina Conrad will be the keynote speaker throughout ... read more »