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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 »

Pawhuska Schools Signs Agreement With Osage Nation

Jul 16, 2019

At the Pawhuska School Board meeting Monday evening, an agreement was signed with the Osage Nation providing per-kintergarden students with many great services. A member of the Osage Nation was present to speak on some of the services offered.   This is the second year this agreement ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Signs Contract With Osage Nation

Jul 16, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening for a brief and productive meeting. The board approved an agreement with the Osage Nation, giving students in pre-kindergarten the opportunity to take part in a number of programs. This is the second year the schoo ... read more »

District 3 Vacancy on the Bartlesville Board of Education

Jul 16, 2019

The Bartlesville Board of Education Monday night accepted the resignation of Ms. Alison Clark from her seat representing District 3, which covers most of downtown Bartlesville. The Board appreciates her successful service on the board since 2013, including her work as Clerk of the Board since 201 ... read more »

Bartlesville Public School Board Hears More on Proposed ATLAS Program and Says Goodbye to a Board Member

Jul 16, 2019

The Bartlesville Public School Board heard an updated presentation by Dianne Martinez on the ATLAS- Academic Therapeutic Learning Alternative School-proposal. The program is designed to help students with disruptive behavioral problems learn in a different environment in small groups to develop e ... read more »

Osage County Health Department Employee Gets Let Go

Jul 15, 2019

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has fired Larry Bergner from his post as Administrative Director of the Osage County Health Department. Heather Barkley is an employee of the department and she says Bergner was the right man for the job.   After hearing from some of the people ... read more »

Daniels Completes Legislative Leaders Course

Jul 15, 2019

State senator Julie Daniels recently completed a leadership program for first-term legislatures. The State Legislative Leaders Foundation offered the “2019 Emerging Legislative Leaders Program.” Daniels was recommended by State Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat. Points of emphasis from th ... read more »

County Commissioners Stay Busy Monday

Jul 15, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regular scheduled meeting Monday and got some alarming news during citizens input. Heather Barkley is an employee at the Osage County Health Department and she informed the commissioners that Administrative Director of the Health Department, Larry ... read more »