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Concurrent Enrollment an Early Success

Dec 10, 2018

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regular scheduled meeting Monday evening in the Administration building and according to Superintendent David Cash, it sounds like the concurrent enrollment program with Tri County Technology Center has been an early success. There has been an issue with pa ... read more »

Nowata Sheriff's Office Putting Donations to Use

Dec 10, 2018

The Nowata County Sheriff’s Department received several donations that were accepted by the Nowata County Board of Commissioners at Monday Morning’s meeting. The sheriff’s office received monetary donations of $100 from Richard and Robin Briggs for general needs and a $140 d ... read more »

Skiatook City Manager Talks to County Commissioners

Dec 10, 2018

The Osage County Commissioners met Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and a major part of the meeting was spent talking to Dan Yancey, the City Manager of Skiatook. Yancey had many items he wanted to discuss, including how tribal funds went to help paying for county roads. County Co ... read more »

Dewey Christmas Parade Winners Announced

Dec 10, 2018

The judges for the Dewey Christmas Parade have announced the 2018 Dewey Christmas Parade float winners. The Dewey Christmas Parade held on Saturday, Dec. 8th saw several floats out of nearly 100 floats win first and second place spots for different categories. In the commercial category, Medi ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Donations for Minor Free Fair Project

Dec 10, 2018

Later in their meeting Monday morning the Washington County Board of Commissioners reviewed letters that they would send to the 6 candidates that ran for the Washington County Sheriff’s position. Commissioner Dunlap says all candidates showed great intelligence in their interviews and that ... read more »

Sheriff, Undersheriff Recognized by Commissioners

Dec 10, 2018

Sheriff Rick Silver will retire at the end of the year. A couple weeks ago, the Washington County Board of Commissioners appointed Scott Owen to fill the remainder of sheriff Silver’s term when he does retire. The commissioners recognized sheriff Silver’s 10 years of service. Commissi ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss E911

Dec 10, 2018

The formation of the Nowata County Emergency Communication District was a topic of discussion at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. The three-member committee has already seen two members appointed. Nowata Chief of Police Mike McElhaney is the representative fo ... read more »

Commissioners to Present to Sheriff Silver Monday

Dec 07, 2018

The Washington County Commissioners will give a presentation to sheriff Rick Silver and undersheriff Steve Johnson to start their meeting on Monday morning. They will also discuss a letter from the two about the peace officer’s status. And when it comes to letters, the commissioners will di ... read more »

Wiatt Watt Named 2018 Youth of the Year

Dec 08, 2018

The Great Futures Luncheon at the Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville featured 6 outstanding Youth of the Year finalists hoping to win the Youth of the Year award on Friday. Those 6 finalists included Chloe Colbert, Latasha Dancer, Zoey Nicholas, Nelly Pendelton Zack Rainer, and Wiatt Watt. E ... read more »

Nowlin Fares Well in First Days of National Finals Rodeo

Dec 08, 2018

The National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada kicked off last Thursday. Nowata native Tracy Nowlin and her horse Dolly Jo took great strides to get to the NFR and have performed well in recent days. In their first day of action on Thursday, Nowlin and Dolly Jo placed 5th in their barrel raci ... read more »

Dr. Piper Talks About Trip to the Vatican

Dec 07, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Dr. Everett Piper, went to the Vatican on Nov. 7 to teach at a conference. Piper says he would continue to have ecumenical conversations with Catholic brothers and sisters at a pontifical site at the Vatican until Nov. 9. He says he commends those Catholic ... read more »

Bartlesville Councilman Talks Soccer

Dec 07, 2018

Soccer players will now have a place to play all day, as the Daniels Soccer Fields in Bartlesville became the first complex in town to get lights. Councilman Trevor Dorsey says he is glad to see this. Dorsey says he is proud of the Bartlesville community for being so supportive of the sport o ... read more »

ARF of Bartlesville to Hold an Open House

Dec 07, 2018

The Animal Rescue Foundation in Bartlesville will have an open house on Sunday. Advisory Board Member Rhonda Freeman says they recently raised $22,000 during a fundraising event to build a cat enclosure called a “Catio.” She says all the space at their location is really good for the ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Accused of Rape

Dec 07, 2018

A Bartlesville man is being accused of having forcible sexual intercourse with a female while he was heavily intoxicated. Gage Mittleman appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing a charges of rape, domestic abuse, threats to kill and possession of marijuana. According to a ... read more »

Candidate Filings Complete

Dec 07, 2018

The time to file for school board positions has ended in Osage county and the following people all have a chance to represent their schools as board members. Michele Drummond is running unopposed for a three-year term at Anderson Schools. Mindy Jo Englett is running unopposed for a three- ... read more »