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More Homecoming Interviews Air on Wednesday Night

Oct 09, 2019

From Monday, Oct. 7th to Friday, Oct. 11th, three area schools will enjoy homecoming festivities, friendships and football. The three schools that will enjoy the homecoming camaraderie are Bartlesville High School, Owasso High School and Pawhuska High School. In conjunction with homecoming fe ... read more »

Junk Vehicles, Trailers, Boats a Concern for Dewey

Oct 08, 2019

Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease gave a code enforcement update on Monday night during a Dewey City Council meeting. In that meeting, Trease addressed the invasion of campers, trailers, boats and junked vehicles in the City of Dewey. He said this has become a big problem for their Code Enforce ... read more »

Agreement to Fix Punctured Water Line is Approved

Oct 08, 2019

The Deer Creek Project in District One of Washington County is still underway and a utility relocation agreement was brought up under new business during the Commissioners' meeting on Monday. Commissioner Mitch Antle oversees the project and he said crews with the Oklahoma Department of T ... read more »

Change Order Approved for Green Space

Oct 08, 2019

Developments continue to unveil themselves for the Tower Center at Unity Square project in downtown Bartlesville. The Bartlesville City Council approved a change order to purchase a circuit breaker specifically for the green space. Professional engineer Terry Lauritsen explains why this is necess ... read more »

Council Approves New Shopping Center

Oct 08, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council moved to accept the recommendation from the Bartlesville Development Authority to approve an allocation of just over $200,000 to build a shopping center at the old Kmart site. The funds will go from the economic development fund to the Foraker Group to bring a four-s ... read more »

Jennings Closure Planned for Wednesday in Bartlesville

Oct 08, 2019

The 400 block of South Jennings Avenue will be closed most of the day on Wednesday, Oct. 9th, to accommodate the removal of equipment from a Phillips 66 facility in the downtown area. Director of Engineering Micah Siemers said on Tuesday that both lanes of travel will be impacted on Jennings ... read more »

Discomfort Felt in Approval for Indigent Remain Burials

Oct 07, 2019

An application for permit for the disposition of human remains from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for Moore Funeral Home – Memory Chapel was discussed by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday. Commissioner Mitch Antle said he recently fielded two calls from funeral ho ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber Holding Monthly Luncheon on Wednesday

Oct 08, 2019

The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce will meet Wednesday afternoon at the First Baptist Church located at 940 W. Oak Street for its monthly luncheon. October’s featured speaker will be State Representative Kevin Hern. Lunch will be served at 11:45 and the program begins at noon. Cost to att ... read more »

Pre-K Class Visits Dewey Fire Department, More

Oct 08, 2019

It’s Fire Prevention Week across the United States and a pre-school class in Dewey visited the Dewey Fire Department. Ms. Moody’s Pre-K class learned many lessons and safety procedures when they visited the volunteer fire department in Dewey. Firemen showed the kids their gear, wa ... read more »

Homecoming Interviews Continue for Three Schools

Oct 08, 2019

From Monday, Oct. 7th to Friday, Oct. 11th, three area schools will enjoy homecoming festivities, friendships and football. The three schools that will enjoy the homecoming camaraderie are Bartlesville High School, Owasso High School and Pawhuska High School. In conjunction with homecoming fe ... read more »

Chip, Seal Project to Be Discussed on Wednesday

Oct 08, 2019

A special meeting has been called by the Washington County Board of Commissioners. An application and resolution authorizing the application for financial assistance from the Rural Economic Action Plan Fund will be considered. This is for chip and seal work for a school bus route on 4020 Coun ... read more »

Truancy Ordinance Adopted by Dewey City Council

Oct 07, 2019

The adoption of a truancy ordinance was considered by the Dewey City Council on Monday night. This item was discussed in the Council's last meeting held on Monday, Sept. 16th at City Hall. Dewey Police Sergeant Jimmy Gray gave a presentation on truancy issues within the Dewey Public Schoo ... read more »

Dewey Public Schools Looking Into Emergency Application

Oct 07, 2019

The Dewey Board of Education discussed the possible implementation of the RAVE Panic Button in their meeting on Monday evening. Superintendent Vince Vincent said this is something every teacher within the Dewey Public School District could be equipped with in the future. He said this would be ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested After Child Porn Discovered

Oct 07, 2019

A Bartlesville man has been arrested after child pornography was discovered on his computer. Joe Kelton appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday where probable cause for his arrest was found. According to an affidavit, a cybertip reported an email address linked to Kelton had be ... read more »

Bridge Inspections Along Highway 75 to Cause Delays

Oct 07, 2019

The right lane of north and southbound U.S. Highway 75 will be closed at the Caney River near W 2500 Road on Tuesday. This is south of Bartlesville in Washington County. The closure will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, and again on Wednesday for bridge inspections. Drivers ... read more »