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VIDEO: Senator Lankford Marks the Anniversary of 9/11

Sep 12, 2019

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) Wednesday spoke on the Senate floor to remember the September 11, 2001, attacks on our nation and to honor the nearly 3,000 lives lost, including seven Oklahomans. In our nation’s mobilized response to global terrorism since that fateful day, 51 Oklahomans have ... read more »

Martha's Task, Others to Remember Ogans' Heart

Sep 11, 2019

Martha's Task will take some time on Friday to recognize and honor the passing of a friend. As a seamstress, Gwendolyn Ogans made fabulous products at Martha's Task, but in the real world, she would weave her way into the hearts of many in the community. “Gwen” is what her ... read more »

Circus Saurs to Wrap Up in Dewey Wednesday Night

Sep 11, 2019

The 2019 edition of Circus Saurus landed in the City of Dewey at the Washington County Fairgrounds Tuesday afternoon. Another show takes place tonight and Ring Master Erik Bautista for the Carson and Barnes Circus said you should expect the unexpected. The Circus features artists from aro ... read more »

Donation Accepted for County Mental Health Court

Sep 10, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners approved a resolution regarding a donation to the Washington County Mental Health Court on Monday. District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier read the resolution. He said the donation from Barton Companies and Hunter's Precision is worth $2,000. All funds are ... read more »

Pawhuska Working to Clean Up Yards

Sep 11, 2019

Code Enforcement Officer for the City of Pawhuska, Steve Hughes has said that the heavy rains over the spring and summer has caused problems for his department. Hughes says residents aren't taking the time to clean up their yard and when they do, the grass is blown into the street.   ... read more »

Free Health Courses Offered at Bartlesville Library

Sep 11, 2019

According to Bartlesville Public Library’s Literacy Service Coordinator Karen Kerr-McGraw, Oklahoma’s health ranking plummeted to 50th place in the United State last year. Kerr-McGraw said that information came from Washington County’s 2018 State of the State Report Card. Wi ... read more »

Oilman T. Boone Pickens Dead at 91

Sep 11, 2019

T. Boone Pickens has died at the age of 91. Pickens is said to have amassed a fortune as an oil tycoon and corporate raider and gave much of it away as a philanthropist. He graduated from Oklahoma State when the university still went by Oklahoma A&M in 1951. Millions of dollars have been ... read more »

Pawhuska Police Department Getting Recognition

Sep 11, 2019

Pawhuska Police Chief Nick Silva was at Monday evening's city council meeting and he let them know that his department is being recognized at a statewide level.   Silva went on to applaud the council for passing an ordinance that will allow the police department to work with the ... read more »

Bartlesville Sports Commission Kickoff Luncheon

Sep 11, 2019

The Bartlesville Sports Commission hosted its 2019 Kickoff Luncheon on September 11th at Hillcrest Country Club.   Bruins Head Football Coach Sport urged that "We are all one team...from the way we answer the phone to the way the quarterback throws the ball, it's all about d ... read more »

Fatality Crash Occurs in Osage County

Sep 11, 2019

A fatality crash occurred Tuesday afternoon around 4:00 o’ clock on State Highway 11 located approximately two miles east of Pershing. Steven David Haber was pronounced dead at the scene after his car collided head on with another vehicle. Four passengers of a 2003 Dodge Durango were tr ... read more »

Bartlesville Remembers 9/11 Victims on Wednesday

Sep 11, 2019

Hats were off and a 21-gun salute echoed in the air of a hot September morning in Downtown Bartlesville. Wednesday morning, the Bartlesville Fire Department held a special ceremony to honor those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks in America. 14 members of Al'Q ... read more »

Hotels Could Be Coming to Pawhuska

Sep 11, 2019

The Pawhuska City Council met for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Tuesday evening and a lot of exciting announcements were made for the city.   One of these things includes the fact that the city is recruiting some brand name hotels and city manager Dave Neely believes these ... read more »

Dewey Firefighters Bathe Circus Elephants on Tuesday

Sep 10, 2019

Libby and Bonnie, the two 50-year-old elephants putting on a show at the circus located at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey this Tuesday and Wednesday, really needed a bath Tuesday afternoon. The Dewey Fire Department was asked to assist Carson and Barnes Circus' elephant traine ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Faces Child Rape Allegation

Sep 10, 2019

A Bartlesville man is facing charges of child rape. Ronald Moberly appeared out of custody on Tuesday at the Washington County Courthouse. It is alleged that Moberly made sexual contact with a nine-year-old girl on two separate occasions. The child stated the first incident occurred when she ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged in Ocheleta Burglary

Sep 10, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested in a pasture in Ocheleta after allegedly burglarizing a home. Joseph Hickman appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing burglary charges. According to an affidavit, an officer saw Hickman on county road 2900 in Ocheleta carrying a red bag. T ... read more »