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Stumpff Funeral Home to Honor Ed House for 50 Years of Service with a Public Celebration

Jul 17, 2019

Imagine working at the same place of business for 50 years.  Ed House has been doing just that and, according to Stumpff Funeral Home General Manager Scott Holz, he will likely will remain doing so in the foreseeable future. Holz sees Ed's fifty years of service to the community ... read more »

Chief Schueler Reflects on Visit to Virginia Last Weekend

Jul 17, 2019

The Kinderhook Fire Department just north of Bristol, Virginia played host to Dewey Fire Chad Schueler and firefighter Mike Bolinger last weekend. Chief Schueler said their hospitality was great. Kinderhook Fire gave them the grand tour of their station when they arrived. They showed them ... read more »

Sen. Lankford Concerned About Loopholes at the Border

Jul 17, 2019

U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford attended a Senate Committee round table table Wednesday to discuss migration at the U.S/Mexico Border. Sen. Lankford spoke directly with members of the bipartisan Homeland Security Advisory Council. The Senator asked for answers on what’s being d ... read more »

Cavalcade 2019 is in Full Swing

Jul 17, 2019

Cavalcade 2019 has officially kicked off at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska. The events started on Tuesday and included a Street Dance in Downtown Pawhuska. Social Media Coordinator for the Cavalcade Rodeo, Kaci Bute, says that went very well.   There will be rodeo events go ... read more »

Portions of Pathfinder Still Need Work

Jul 17, 2019

 A lively running community in Bartlesville will continue to face some obstacles. The City of Bartlesville announced that more work is needed on certain portions of Pathfinder Parkway. The area underneath theTuxedo Bridge is closed due to erosion that was caused by flooding in May. This sect ... read more »

Friday Deadline Approaching for Voters to Register

Jul 17, 2019

Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House said Friday, July 19th is the last day for you to register to vote in two local elections. The voter registration deadline is for The Town of Ochelata Election and the Special Bartlesville School Election. Persons who have never been ... read more »

FEMA Approves Disaster Assistance for 41 Counties

Jul 17, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved the State of Oklahoma’s request for public disaster assistance for 41 counties, including Nowata, Osage and Washington counties. FEMA’s Public Information Officer Scott Sanders explains that the approval means federal funding is ... read more »

Repairs to Hillcrest to Take Place on Thursday

Jul 16, 2019

Bartlesville Street Department Supervisor Lance Brown said crews will make repairs to Hillcrest Drive between 20th Street and the Caney River on Thursday. They will be making asphalt repairs to the road most of the day and will have one lane closed. Flaggers will be on-site to help with traff ... read more »

Four Charged in 8th Street Homicide

Jul 16, 2019

Charges of murder in the first degree were presented to Dalton Taylor on Tuesday during arraignments at the Washington County Courthouse. Taylor is accused of using a shotgun to shoot and kill Daniel Speck last Friday in alley way of 8th street in Bartlesville. A $500,000 bond was set over the we ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Department Launching Outreach Effort

Jul 16, 2019

The Bartlesville Police Department is launching a diversity outreach effort so that they can begin reaching out to leaders in the African American, Asian, Hispanic American, Indian and LGBTQ communities. Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles and Detective Jim Warring met with many of these co ... read more »

Dewey City Manager Has Contract Renewed Monday

Jul 16, 2019

Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease had his contract renewed by the Dewey City Council on Monday night. He said there is a lot that he hopes to get accomplished this year now that his contract has been refreshed. One of the top priorities for Trease is getting the new Dewey Police building wrappe ... read more »

Central Students Attended National Conference in D.C.

Jul 16, 2019

This summer, students from Central's Gateway to Technology STEM program attended the national Technology Student Association conference in Washington, DC. Om Ghonasgi, Lily Talbot, and Mehdi Achour qualified for nationals by placing 1st Place in Middle School STEM Animation at the state c ... read more »

County Commissioners Grant Money to Tourism Board

Jul 16, 2019

There are many events coming up in the Osage County area and Claude Rosendale, a member of the Osage County Tourism Board, was at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting requesting money for some of the upcoming events.   The Boy Scouts of America 110th anniversary C ... read more »

Osage County Gets Public Assistance From April Storm

Jul 16, 2019

Osage County continues to wait on a declaration that will aid in public assistance funding for the flooding rains that hit the area in late May and early June, but Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts says they are one of 10 counties who are getting that assistance from storms that hit th ... read more »

Plans Pulled by Popeye's to Build Restaurant in Bartlesville

Jul 16, 2019

Popeye's has other plans in mind. Realtor Max Lutke with Chinowith and Cohen Realtors say Popeye's has announced they will not be coming to Bartlesville. He said the developer notified them last week about the decision and that the property is up for sale. The developer was from T ... read more »