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Proactive Action Helps Dewey Fire Tackle Flood Issues

May 31, 2019

The Dewey Fire Department is ready to unwind a bit now that flood waters in the area have receded. Flooding struck the area on Monday, May 20th and persisted for a week in a half in the Dewey area. During that time, Dewey Fire Chief Chad Schuler said they took 27 calls in 7 days. He said the ... read more »

Kids Have Opportunities to Enjoy OKM Music Festival

May 31, 2019

The 35th Annual OKM Music Festival has a mission to inspire your children with music and entertainment. There are kids’ activities that take place every day of the festival, which starts on Saturday, June 8th. On Tuesday, June 11th, Production Manager Cassie Mihm said the beloved Prince ... read more »

Dewey School Board Looks to Approve Items for 2019-2020 School Year

May 31, 2019

The Dewey School Board will meet for a regular scheduled meeting Monday evening at the Administration Building to discuss a number of items. Amanda Guilfoyle will be appointed as a Dewey School Board of Education member. The School Board will look to approve the attendance policy for this ... read more »

City of Bartlesville: All City Roadways Open

May 31, 2019

All roadways in the City of Bartlesville have re-opened. All athletic fields, Johnstone Park and portions of Pathfinder Parkway remain closed by the City of Bartlesville until further notice. Price Fields, however, has been used. The Caney River crested at 17.8-feet on Tuesday, May 28th. ... read more »

Representative Hern Visits US Pioneer in Tulsa

May 31, 2019

U.S. Representative for Oklahoma Kevin Hern visited U.S. Pioneer in Tulsa to see firsthand the skilled jobs and businesses that the production of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers brings to the region. U.S. Pioneer is a major supplier for the aircraft carrier program and provides electrical equipme ... read more »

Improvements Coming to Clarence Brantley Indoor Arena

May 30, 2019

A much needed remodel is finally coming to the bathrooms of the Clarence Brantley Indoor Arena. The Board of Osage County Commissioners had sent out bids for construction companies to make the remodel and District Three Commissioner Darren McKinney said they finally heard back from JL & Assoc ... read more »

16 Animal Cruelty Charges Picked up in Flood Incident

May 30, 2019

A Bartlesville man was charged with 16 felony counts of animal cruelty after refusing to let Washington County Deputies rescue animals from his property amid high flood waters. 76-year-old Joseph Purrington was taken into custody during arraignments at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday ... read more »

City Church Helping Bartlesville Recover

May 30, 2019

In the midst of widespread flooding several church organizations have come to the forefront of the relief effort around Bartlesville and northeast Oklahoma. City Church in Bartlesville has dug into helping the local community ever since floodwaters started rising on May 20. Outreach Pastor Samuel ... read more »

Osage County Begins to Clean Up after the Flood

May 30, 2019

The water in Osage County has finally began to recede and as a result, Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts can begin assessing the damage.   Roberts adds that various organizations have came into the county over the past week to aide in clean-up efforts.   Rober ... read more »

Bartlesville Man spits on Officers During Arrest

May 30, 2019

A Bartlesville man racked up several charges while being picked on a warrant for an assault incident from December 2018. Schott Henshall appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing charges of placing bodily fluids on a government employee, assault with a dangerous weapon, unau ... read more »

OKM Music Festival Welcomes Steep Canyon Rangers

May 30, 2019

Pushing the limits of bluegrass – that is what the Grammy Award-Winning Steep Canyon Rangers have been doing since 2000. They will perform in this OKM Music’s 35th Annual Music Festival. Tracing their humble beginnings back to a small North Carolina town, the Steep Canyon Rangers ... read more »

U.S. 169 North of Nowata Open; Still Closed by Talala

May 30, 2019

The flooding situation in Nowata County remains one of the top concerns around the area. However, citizens received good news as US-169 north of the City of Nowata has re-opened after it was closed for some time on Wednesday due to water over the roadway, according to Nowata County Emergency Mana ... read more »

Sunfest to Bring Back Fun Activities for Kids Friday

May 30, 2019

Two attractions to Sunfest in Bartlesville will make a comeback this year. Events are scheduled to take place at Sooner Park. A car show will be taking place on Saturday, June 1st with registration kicking off at 8:00 that morning. A water fight will also take place that day at 3:00 p.m. ... read more »

CMT Opens Registration for Frozen Junior Camp

May 30, 2019

Children’s Musical Theater in Bartlesville will present a childhood favorite that will offer a bit of a chill to your upcoming, hot June. Disney’s Frozen Junior Camp will be presented by CMT. Camp dates are scheduled to take place Monday, June 10th and will last until Friday, June ... read more »

Dams Open; Caney Expected to Drop Below Flood Stage

May 30, 2019

The Copan and Hulah Lake Dams remain open at half a foot. Combined, the floodgates are releasing 6,479 cubic feet of water. As for river levels, the Verdigris River near Lenapah in Nowata County sits at 35.7-feet.The National Weather Service has projected the river to be at 34.1-feet by 7:00 ... read more »