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Pawhuska Fire Department Gets Grant to Improve Building

Aug 14, 2019

The City of Pawhuska received a grant through the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry. This is a program aimed at assisting rural fire departments across Oklahoma. Fire Chief Gip Allen explains how his department will benefit from the money they received.   Getting ... read more »

Copan Teen Wins Sheep Show

Aug 14, 2019

17-year-old Andrea Blum of Copan and her Wether named Taz were winners at the Inter-State Fair’s Grand Champion Wether. Blum has been showing at the fair since she was just ten years old. Blum says she worked with Taz every single day making sure that he was properly fed, hydrated and e ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Inauguration Commenced on Wednesday

Aug 14, 2019

New leaders for the Cherokee Nation Council were sworn into their roles Wednesday at the Cherokee Casino in Tahlequah. Washington County’s District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier attended the event. He said it was an experience like no other. Approximately 1,088 people attended that in ... read more »

Boy Scouts to Celebrate 110th Anniversary in September

Aug 14, 2019

The 110th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America in Pawhuska is this year. To celebrate, there will be a parade on Saturday, September 28th and a camporee going on throughout the weekend. At Pawhuska's City Council meeting Tuesday evening, Randi Chesboro spoke on behalf of the Boy Scouts sh ... read more »

Martha's Task Seeking Help with State Farm Grant Vote

Aug 14, 2019

Now that the elections in Washington County are over, there is another vote you can shift your immediate attention to. Martha's Task in Bartlesville is one of the Top 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist $25,000 grant program and voting opened Wednesday. Program Director La ... read more »

Chinese Corporate Theft Case in Bartlesville Delayed

Aug 14, 2019

Per sources, another delay has been approved in the trial of a 35-year old Chinese National accused of stealing corporate secrets from Phillips 66 offices in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. U.S. District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell in Tulsa recently approved setting a trial date for Friday, Sept. 16th, ... read more »

Pawhuska Council Approves Bid to Improve Fire Station

Aug 14, 2019

The Pawhuska City Council met Tuesday evening for a regularly scheduled meeting for what was City Manager Dave Neely’s first meeting while in office. At the meeting, the council got a number of things accomplished that included approving a bid to begin making improvements to the fire st ... read more »

Coffeyville Youth Wins Grand Prize on Tuesday

Aug 14, 2019

The best part of the Inter-State Fair for Deziree Lee is the part where she involves her animals, and on Tuesday, August 13, she won the grand champion at the swine show with her market barrow. Louie, a 286 lb. cross-bred barrow, won her a purple ribbon and a buckle at the event in Coffeyvill ... read more »

Junior Heifer Show Results from Coffeyville Event

Aug 14, 2019

Trace Falkenstien’s  passion for and love of cattle are evident, and on Tuesday, August 13, the Bartlett, Kan. youth won Supreme Heifer for the Junior Heifer Show at the Inter-State Fair in Coffeyville, Kan. His heifer, a seventeen-month-old Limousin whose papered name is Fascinati ... read more »

Luigi's Moving to Southeast Washington Blvd

Aug 13, 2019

Luigi's Italian Restaurant will be moving soon to Southeast Washington Boulevard.      According to local Realtor Jim Sweezey of Jim Sweezey Realty Services, the parcel of land just north of Stride Bank on Southeast Washington Boulevard was sold ... read more »

Kmart Building Sold to Oklahoma City Developer

Aug 13, 2019

The vacant Kmart building on Washington Boulevard has been sold and potential new tenants are showing interest. Bartlesville Development Authority President David Wood says the former Kmart building has been purchased by Oklahoma City developer Jeremy Foraker. "Their plan is to subdi ... read more »

Bartlesville Special Bond Issue Passes Easily

Aug 13, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Schools special bond issue passed easily on Tuesday evening. Superintendent Chuck McCauley stood tall with other faculty and staffed at the Freshman Academy Conference Room at Bartlesville High School as the results poured in. He seemed confident, and that confidence g ... read more »

Ochelata Special Election Results

Aug 13, 2019

In the Special Town of Ochelata Election, voters approved an ordinance that would grant the Public Service Company of Oklahoma the right, privilege and non-exclusive franchise for 25 years to build, equip, maintain, extend, own, operate a system for the manufacture, transmission, distributio ... read more »

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Aug 13, 2019

Be prepared to see more officers on the road looking to impaired drivers starting this week.   The Bartlesville Police Department has registered with the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office to participate in Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, which includes saturation patrols and safety chec ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Aug 13, 2019

A domestic incident led to the arrest of a Bartlesville man on Sunday. Blake Canter was presented with a charge of domestic assault and battery during a court appearance in Washington County on Tuesday. According to an affidavit, Bartlesville police were dispatched to a residence on the 1400 ... read more »