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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 »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Oct 07, 2019

A dispute over a bottle of liquor led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man on domestic assault and battery charges. Stephen Thomasson Jr. appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday after posting a $10,000 bond. According to an affidavit, the incident occurred on Friday night at a r ... read more »

Huskies Defeat Defending State Champs

Oct 07, 2019

An undefeated Pawhuska Huskies football team faced off against the defending Class A state champions in the Tonkawa Buccaneers and came away with a convincing 48-7 victory. Coach Matt Hennesy said his team played well in every facet of the game.    Going into the game, Hennesy s ... read more »

Pawhuska Council to Meet Tuesday Evening

Oct 07, 2019

The Pawhuska City Council will meet Tuesday evening at city hall for a regularly scheduled meeting. During the meeting, Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce Director Joni Nash will give a report on what has been happening around the city. The city council will consider approving a recommendation ... read more »

Injury Accident on Highway 11 in Osage County

Oct 07, 2019

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Littlesun of Troop K is said to have been in route to a one vehicle collision, with injury on State Highway 11. The accident occurred in the westbound lane 1 mile to the west of the Osage County and Washington County line.  The roadway is said to be ... read more »

Homecoming Interviews Begin for Three Area Schools

Oct 07, 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 »

Bartlesville Alum is Up for Homecoming King at OSU

Oct 07, 2019

An alum from Bartlesville High School has been named as a member of the royalty court for Oklahoma State's homecoming festivities. 21-year-old Brent Cunningham is an accounting major at OSU and he is a candidate for homecoming king. Cunningham is one of five candidates up for the honor. G ... read more »

Baker Petrolite LLC Donates Trailers to the County

Oct 07, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska. The county commissioners approved the proposal for the Green Country Fire District to possibly become a county department. It will now be up to the voters of the county ... read more »

County Deed with McBrinlee Investments Approved

Oct 07, 2019

A county deed from Washington County to McBrinlee Investments LLC regarding a property trade was presented by Drew Ihrig with Mussleman Abstract to the Washington County Commissioners on Monday morning. Ihrig said sometime between 1923 and 1934 when the County was building roads, the former g ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Meeting Highlights Site Plans

Oct 07, 2019

  The Bartlesville Public School Board met Monday to talk about the site improvement plans for Madison and Central Middle Schools. The District goal is to increase the student graduation rate and increase the percentage of students scoring proficient and advanced on all state mandate ... read more »

Sheriff Speaks Out Against Advisory Board

Oct 07, 2019

Nowata County Sheriff Mirta Hallett spoke out against the Sheriff’s Advisory Board at Monday morning’s Nowata County Commissioners meeting. The board was initially formed to explore options about repairing the jail or potentially building a new jail. Hallett says she would rather cont ... read more »

Commissioners Declare this Week as 4-H Week

Oct 07, 2019

A proclamation declaring this week as National 4-H Week was presented by one Miss Roth and one Mr. Adcock on Monday morning to the Washington County Commissioners. The proclamation was read in turn by both students during Monday's meeting. Miss Roth and Mr. Adcock are pictured with th ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education to Discuss Several Plans

Oct 06, 2019

The Dewey Board of Education will discuss and possibly approve the membership of the District AD HOC Committee for the 2019-2020 school year when they meet on Monday. The Board will also discuss the Gifted and Talented Plan for the 2019-2020 school year. Next, the Alternative Education Plan w ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council to Discuss Several Bids Monday

Oct 05, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council may award a bid for fuel. That fuel will be used for various departments and the bid itself will be presented Mayor Dale Copeland. Next, Vice Mayor Alan Gentges will discuss a bid with the Council that revolves around the Frank Phillips Rehabilitation Project bet ... read more »

Brady Watson Named Bartlesville Fire Dept. Firefighter of the Year

Oct 04, 2019

  Local Firefighter Brady Watson has been named "2018 Firefighter of the Year" by the Bartlesville Fire Department. Watson was honored during a reception held Friday. Watson, who joined the Bartlesville Fire Department on Sept. 11, 2006, is currently assigned to Fire Statio ... read more »