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Commissioners Approve Contract with Barron Law Firm

Dec 03, 2018

To start their regularly scheduled Monday morning meeting, the Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a contingent attorney contract. District 3 commissioner Mike Dunlap says the commissioners had talked with the Barron Law Firm a couple months ago to solidify themselves in the ongoing ... read more »

Christmas Parade Winners Announced

Dec 03, 2018

A brisk north wind blew Santa Claus into Bartlesville Saturday night for the Kiwanis Club's Christmas Parade.  The Theme for the parade was the Sounds of Christmas.  The Phillips 66 Float won the parade theme award sponsored by American Heritage Bank Northeast Region.   ... read more »

Senator Daniels Named to Senate Leadership

Dec 02, 2018

Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels will chair one subcommittee and be the vice-chair for another in the upcoming legislative session.  SEnate President Pro Tempore-designate Greg Treat named the chairs and vice chairs of the Senate standing committees for the 57th Legislature on Friday ... read more »

Senator Lankford Podcast Covers the Budget

Dec 01, 2018

Oklahoma's Senator James Lankford has released the fifth episode in a series of podcasts.  This chapter is a series of talks with the public focuses on the current budget and spending process and the ways it has failed to work properly since the 1970s.  Lankford spoke last week on t ... read more »

Driver of Stolen Truck Appears in Court

Nov 29, 2018

A Tahlequah man stole a vehicle in Bartlesville and eventually crashed into a tree in Ocheleta on Thursday. Ryan Ward was the driver of the vehicle and he appeared for an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. Ward was presented with charges of eluding, running a roadblock, da ... read more »

Two Dead as a Result of Coffeyville Fire

Nov 30, 2018

A second person has died as a result of a house fire early Saturday morning in Coffeyville.  A female, Delyn Hoffman died Tuesday at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa where she had been transported from CRMC. A male, 44-year-old Terry Park died Saturday.  A second female, 49-year-old&nb ... read more »

Pawhuska Christmas Parade Taking Place Saturday

Nov 30, 2018

The Pawhuska Christmas Parade will take place at 5:30 tomorrow evening in downtown Pawhuska. Reba Bueno, the Office Manager at the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, says she believes this will be the best Christmas parade she has seen since taking the job. Cody Garnett, along with his wife Lauren ... read more »

Red Fridays to be Discussed on Monday

Nov 30, 2018

The Osage County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse on Monday to discuss a number of important issues. Brandi Taylor, the Spokeswoman for Bluestar Moms, will give a presentation in regards to wearing red on Fridays. The Commissioners could make a proclamation in support of this. If so, ... read more »

FBI Investigating Death of a Wynona Man

Nov 30, 2018

The FBI is investigating the death of a Wynona man Thursday evening. According to the News on 6, a spokeswoman says Osage Nation authorities called the FBI last night at 7 p.m. about an incident that happened on Osage trust land in the town. They told the FBI that a man had been found dead wi ... read more »

Dewey School Board to Meet Monday Evening

Nov 30, 2018

During Monday evening’s Dewey School Board meeting, the board will take action to accept the resignation of Tyler Caid. Caid is the head football coach for the Dewey Bulldoggers and middle school teacher with Dewey Public Schools. The Dewey School Board will take action to approve a con ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners to Meet Early Monday

Nov 30, 2018

The Washington County Commissioners will hold their regularly scheduled Monday morning meeting at 9 a.m. on Dec. 3. The commissioners will discuss and take appropriate action on a contingent attorney client contract between them and the Barron Law Firm, PLLC. An Oklahoma Department of Transpo ... read more »

U. S. 60 to Detour This Weekend

Nov 30, 2018

WEEKEND DETOUR ON 60 11/30/18 6 AM CHARLIE   Westbound US-60 traffic over the Caney River bridge on Adams Blvd in Bartlesville will see a detour this weekend.  The Oklahoma Department of Transportation project to rehabilitate the bridge continues.  An O-DOT announcement say ... read more »

Christmas in the Ville Starts

Nov 30, 2018

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas in the ‘Ville Family Festival will begins today.  Chamber Executive Director, Sherri Wilt says the ice rink depot will be open to families with children under 10 year’s old beginning at 3 o'clock.   ... read more »

Washington County Elder Care Holding Open House

Nov 29, 2018

There will be an open house at the Washington County Elder Care this Monday and Stevie Williams, the Director of Community Relations at the Center says it will be a great opportunity for citizens to learn more about the program. If participants wish to sign up, they will stay busy. Upcoming e ... read more »

Bowl for Kids Sake Opens Early Bird Registration

Nov 29, 2018

Early bird registration for Bowl for Kids’ Sake started this week. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bartlesville Director Charlene Dew says early bird registration will last until Jan. 4, 2019. Teams that choose the early bird registration route will be entered in the early bird drawing. Tha ... read more »