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City of Dewey Looking for Different Website Provider

Oct 15, 2019

When the weekend was winding down on Sunday evening, and as everyone was preparing for another work week, a hacker was busy taking over the City of Dewey's website. City Manager Kevin Trease said an anti-government group took credit for it online with anti-government and anti-police rheto ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Meets to Discuss Site Plans and Purchase Orders

Oct 15, 2019

The Bartlesville Board of Education met Tuesday to review the site plans for the public elementary schools.   The principals of each school showed comparisons from school state test scores to each school's score in math and reading.  They also compared absenteeism rates from ... read more »

'Mausoleum Stories' set for October 25-27

Oct 15, 2019

  White Rose Cemetery will present "Mausoleum Stories 2019" Oct. 25-27. Shows will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27, at the White Rose Mausoleum, located at 804 W. 11th Street. Tickets are $10 each an ... read more »

New Buses Coming to Pawhuska Schools in Near Future

Oct 15, 2019

The citizens of Pawhuska passed a bond allowing for the school district to spend $250,000 on transportation equipment. The school board recently sent out bids to Blue Sky Bank and Bank of Oklahoma. School Superintendent David Cash said those two local businesses gave the school great rates and no ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Inks Contract With Grand Lake Mental Health

Oct 15, 2019

A few months ago, the Grand Lake Mental Health Center agreed to assist the Pawhuska Police Department in getting local residents experiencing mental or psychological illness the quickest help possible. They are now doing the same with the Pawhuska School District. Superintendent David Cash is ver ... read more »

Downtown Green Space Progressing

Oct 15, 2019

Constructions crew continue to plug away on the Tower Green at Unity Square project. Visual progress can be seen at the site between the Price Tower and Bartlesville Community Center. Crews have begun laying concrete for a 10-foot sidewalk as a part of the downtown green space. Also, work has bee ... read more »

Arvest Bank Preparing to Award 36 Oklahoma Educators

Oct 15, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, Arvest Bank is honoring local teachers by awarding 131 educators with a total of $65,500 in prize money. All prizes will go to teachers who work at state-funded schools in the communities that Arvest serves. A random selection of winners will take place this w ... read more »

Visit the Osage Website Up and Running

Oct 15, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday morning and several items were discussed.   The Executive Director for Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland let the commissioners know that the “Visit the Osage” website has been refurbishe ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Hosts Career Day

Oct 15, 2019

Pawhuska Public Schools, in conjunction with Tri County Technology Center and P.E.O., hosted a career fair for students in grades 8-12. Students were able to visit with many different businesses in the community. Football coach Matt Hennesy says the purpose of the event was for students to better ... read more »

Parking Lot Project Receives More Discussion

Oct 15, 2019

Washington County's District 3 Commissioner Mike Dunlap met with Dan Keleher with Keleher Architects and the contractor for Stout Construction on Monday. The discussion revolved around the future parking lot for Washington County employees that will be built between the County Administrat ... read more »

Tri County Tech Employees Pledge $80,000 to Foundation

Oct 15, 2019

At the Superintendent’s Forum at the Tri County Technology Center in Bartlesville last Friday, all 97 TCT employees made a generous pledge. An $80,000 pledge was made by Tri County Tech’s finest and all the money will go towards the Tri County Tech Foundation. Tonya Foreman, the F ... read more »

Pedaling for Family Promise: Tour de Bville

Oct 15, 2019

  Get ready to pedal Saturday for a very special family bike ride around downtown Bartlesville! Tour de Bville hits the streets of downtown Bartlesville Saturday morning with various stops along the way. Participants will receive a card to be punched at each designated stop. At the e ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Honor 4-H Program

Oct 15, 2019

Students from the Nowata Elm Bend and Oklahoma Union 4-H clubs were present at Tuesday’s Nowata County Commissioners meeting. Jace Hawk, Caleb Parrish, Kirsten Roberts and Connor Langworthy presented a resolution for National 4-H week. Here is an excerpt of that declaration. The kids sa ... read more »

Homecoming Interviews Continue for Copan High School

Oct 15, 2019

It is homecoming week at Copan High School and in conjunction with homecoming week, KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 will air interviews with homecoming royalty for CHS. The student pep rally will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30. The homecoming parade will take place 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Hom ... read more »

Friends Set Up Go Fund Me Page for Spence Rigdon Family

Oct 15, 2019

Bartlesville High School Athletic Director Spence Rigdon is in the final stages of his life due to the ravages of colon cancer. Rigdon has been suffering with the disease for nearly three years with treatments and surgeries. He recently announced that he would no longer undergo the treatments ... read more »