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Interstate Fair Premium Sale

Aug 17, 2019

The premium livestock sale at the Interstate Fair and Rodeo in Coffeyville, Kansas was held Friday with winners placing their animals up for sale to the highest bidders. KRIG radio in Bartlesville and KGGF in Coffeyville, KS proudly actively displayed their support for the youngsters showing ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Seeks Congressional Delegate

Aug 17, 2019

The newly elected chief of the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation plans to appoint the tribe’s first-ever delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, which is outlined in a nearly 200-year-old treaty with the federal government. In a letter Thursday to the speaker ... read more »

Oklahoma Cowboy with Coffeyville Ties Wins Team Roping with New Partner

Aug 17, 2019

The last team in the team roping bested the entire field of ropers and came up with the win during the final night of the Inter-State Rodeo in Coffeyville on August 16.   Coleman Proctor, Pryor, Okla., headed for Brye Crites, Afton, Okla., and the two turned in a time of 4.9 seconds ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Gets Life in Prison, Chance of Parole

Aug 16, 2019

A Bartlesville man  was sentenced to life in prison with the possibilty of parole for the September 2018 shooting death of Michele E. Mayes.   This was part of a negotiated plea deal for John Jeffery Thomas. The 45-year old male was being charged with first degree murder and vio ... read more »

Electrical Issue Closes Kiddie Park for the Weekend

Aug 16, 2019

The Kiddie Park off of Hensley Boulevard in Bartlesville will be closed for the weekend. Kiddie Park Manager Elaine Lea said an electrical issue occurred on Friday afternoon. She said there is a broken power line somewhere in the ground, and only half of the park has power. There is no ti ... read more »

Courthouse Security on Commissioners' Radar Monday

Aug 17, 2019

Courthouse Security will be discussed at the next Washington County Commissioners meeting. Lieutenant Johnathan Robertson will identify the deficiencies and recommend improvements at that time. The Washington County Emergency Management Agency’s Executive Director Kary Cox will present ... read more »

Dewey City Council to Hold Public Hearing, More

Aug 18, 2019

The Dewey City Council will hold a public hearing next week that will focus on a rezoning request to change a residential or agriculture zone to a general commercial zone. Later in the meeting, Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease will give a sales tax report. A discussion and possible action to a ... read more »

Sheriff's Office Joined the Drive Sober Campaign Friday

Aug 16, 2019

The Washington County Sheriff's Office joined the efforts of the “Driver Sober, Or Get Pull Over” on Friday. Sheriff Scott Owen said extra deputies will be out on do saturation patrols and that they will not be doing checkpoints. He said that means that the Sheriff's Offic ... read more »

Will Rogers, New Board Member Focus of Board Monday

Aug 17, 2019

With the 2019 Bond Issue Election behind them, the Bartlesville Board of Education will focus on other matters on Monday. In their regular meeting, the Board will consider and possibly vote to appoint new board member Suzy Keirsey to the unexpired term for the District 3. The nomination, cons ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Shares Thoughts on Tower Center Project

Aug 16, 2019

As mentioned earlier this week, ConocoPhillips will provide a $100,000 sponsorship to help fund construction of the Tower Center at Unity Square project. On Friday, the company released a statement as to why they are providing the sponsorship. Karen Leinen, ConocoPhillips’ Senior Analys ... read more »

Copan Youth Competes at Inter-State Fair and Rodeo

Aug 16, 2019

Copan resident Dawson Appleton is a tie-down roper that competed on Thursday during Coffeyville’s annual Inter-State Rodeo. Appleton, who is nineteen years old, grew up in Copan and graduated in 2018 from Copan High School. He competed in junior and high school rodeo before attending No ... read more »

Price Fields Surplus to be Auctioned on Tuesday

Aug 16, 2019

Surplus item at the City-owned Price Fields Baseball Complex will be sold during a public auction. The auction is necessary to prepare for Phase 3 of the Price Fields Renovation Project, set to begin later this year. Phase 1 of the project consisted of the construction of four new fields in t ... read more »

Friday is Last Day to Register to Vote for School Election

Aug 16, 2019

Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Choteau says today is the last day in which you have a chance to register to vote in the Special Pawhuska School Bond Election, which will take place on Tuesday, September 10th. This is a vote dealing with transportation needs for the school. If you ... read more »

Convoy of Hope Comes to Bartlesville Next Weekend

Aug 16, 2019

Spirit Church in Bartlesville has seen their outreach event called “Day of Hope” grow. Associate Pastor Ike Amaro explained that the church hopes to continue to grow in the community. With that in mind, they are growing their Day of Hope event this year by getting with other congr ... read more »

Commissioners to Get Report From Miller EMS

Aug 16, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning for a regularly scheduled meeting at the Osage County Courthouse in Pawhuska. County Treasurer Sally Hulse will present the commissioners with different properties that people have purchased across the county, but others in the comm ... read more »