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Nowata Commissioners Continue Agenda Discussion

Aug 04, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners discussed the processes for getting an item on the agenda again at Monday’s meeting. Last week, the commissioners passed a resolution requiring anyone seeking to get on the agenda to get the approval of the chairman or another commissioner. District three ... read more »

Bartlesville Councils Aids Future Water Supply

Aug 04, 2020

The City of Bartlesville’s water supply was greatly aided by a couple of items passed at Monday night’s city council meeting. The council authorized the application of an $8.2 million loan from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to assist with a water reuse project that has been in th ... read more »

Chevron Phillips Donates $10K to BPS

Aug 03, 2020

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company has supported the Bartlesville Public Schools for many years, and they are continuing to show their support this week. Recent examples include the science fair, the District-wide STEM initiative, and the recycling program at Bartlesville High School. This wee ... read more »

Variance Request Narrowly Passes

Aug 03, 2020

A variance request to allow a six-foot chain-link fence with a 25-foot gate to be located within the front set-back of 427 S. Osage Avenue was barely approved by the Dewey City Council on Monday night. Mr. Dawson, the owner of the gun store and shooting range, said he has experienced some sec ... read more »

School Resource Officer Agreement Renewed

Aug 03, 2020

Dewey Public Schools and the City of Dewey continued their partnership ahead of the upcoming school year. The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education approved the renewal of their school resource officer agreement with the City of Dewey on Monday evening. Superintendent Vince Vincent said the ... read more »

Bid for Parking Lot Improvements, More Approved

Aug 03, 2020

KSL Dirtworks, LLC was awarded a bid by the Dewey Public Schools Board of Education on Monday evening. Superintendent Vince Vincent said KSL Dirtworks will be in charge of the resurfacing, striping and repairing of campus parking lots. He said the project consists of a two-inch asphalt overla ... read more »

County to Resurface N3970 on Tuesday

Aug 03, 2020

Washington County will be resurfacing North 3970 Road on Tuesday, which could cause delays. The resurfacing will take place from West 1100 Road to Highway 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This work is being conducted near Copan. ... read more »

Man Allegedly Destroys Evidence, Conspires

Aug 03, 2020

Jimmy Eustler appeared before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday afternoon for allegedly destroying evidence and for felony conspiracy. According to an affidavit, a Bartlesville police officer initiated a traffic stop when the officer advised that the vehicle was not stoppi ... read more »

Coffeyville Man Charged with Domestic Abuse

Aug 03, 2020

A Coffeyville man was arrested on Saturday for domestic assault and battery and obstruction of an Officer. According to a court affidavit, Bartlesville Police responded to a call at the 4100 block on Lester Ave, where Gary Hanigan was getting personal items from the home. While other officers ... read more »

Coronavirus a Concern in Osage County Offices

Aug 03, 2020

An employee at the Osage County Courthouse recently tested positive for the coronavirus and another employee was sent home because they were directly exposed to that person. District one commissioner Randall Jones says all proper protocols are being followed.   Jones said the coronav ... read more »

America's Greatest Homecoming Celebration is Canceled

Aug 03, 2020

A press release sent out Monday afternoon states that homecoming festivities at Oklahoma State University have been canceled for 2020.   In part, the press release says due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the OSU Alumni Association will be unable to host the 2020 edition of America ... read more »

Sooner Pool to Re-Open on Tuesday

Aug 03, 2020

On Sunday evening, the City of Bartlesville’s Public Works Department announced that Sooner Pool would be closed until further notice because of equipment failure, but that has changed. Keith Henry, Bartlesville’s Public Works Director, said on Monday afternoon that repairs have b ... read more »

Small COVID Outbreak at the County Level

Aug 03, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday. At the meeting, district one commissioner Randall Jones informed the public that there has been a small coronavirus outbreak at the county level.   One employee has tested posi ... read more »

County Free Fair Donations Discussed

Aug 03, 2020

Washington County Free Fair donations for premiums and awards were discussed late last week between Free Fair Chairman Shannon Adcock and District One Commissioner Mitch Antle. Commissioner Antle said that he believes the account they have is not set up to take donations. He said money donate ... read more »

Campus Parking Improvements to be Considered

Aug 03, 2020

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education will hear a fiscal year 2020 financial status presentation that will be given by Superintendent Vince Vincent tonight. A contract with CRW for E-Rate Consulting services for the upcoming school year may be approved by the Board later in the meeting. ... read more »