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Reimbursement Sought Amid Flood Damage Fixtures

Jun 10, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners heard a report from Emergency Management Monday morning. Chairman Mitch Antle said WCEM’s Public Information Officer Melissa Lindgren told the Commissioners about the pots of money the County qualifies for in terms of disaster assistance. The reli ... read more »

Steep Canyon Rangers to Take Center Stage Tuesday

Jun 10, 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 Tuesday. Tracing their humble beginnings back to a small North Carolina town, the Steep Canyon ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Budget

Jun 10, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners approved the fiscal 2019-2020 temporary budget appropriations at Monday morning’s meeting. The commissioners opted to approve three-month appropriations to get the fiscal year started. Last year, the county went forward with a 12-month budget plan that ul ... read more »

One Dead After Weekend Incident in Coffeyville

Jun 10, 2019

A Coffeyville man is dead and another Coffeyville man in custody following a suspected homicide over the weekend.  Police responded to 905 W. 9th Street at about 7:00 Saturday evening for a battery call.  Upon arrival, officers found 71-year-old Steven L. Lucas of Coffeyville uncons ... read more »

Two in Stable Condition Following Accident Saturday

Jun 08, 2019

Two Bartlesville residents were flown by medical helicopter to Tulsa  following an accident on Saturday afternoon. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the single vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and W 1100 Road between Dewey and Copan. The wreck closed Highway 75 ... read more »

Seven More Counties Added to FEMA Assistance List

Jun 10, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt announced Saturday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved the State's request for disaster assistance. This is for seven additional Oklahoma counties hit hard by flooding, tornadoes, severe storms and straight-line winds. The disaster assistance ... read more »

Former Bruin Sizzling in Summer Ball

Jun 07, 2019

A former Bruin baseball star is continuing to have success at the college level. A.J. Archambo just finished his second year at Oral Roberts University and is currently playing summer baseball for the Madison Mallards in the prestigious Northwoods League. Archambo dazzled in his second start ... read more »

Phillips 66 Donates to Local Storm Relief

Jun 07, 2019

Phillips 66 has pledged $175,000 to storm relief around the region and several of those dollars will help the recovery effort locally after widespread flooding caused tremendous amounts of damage in northeast Oklahoma last month. The company plans to give $100,000 to the American Red Cross&md ... read more »

Officials Continue to Monitor Storm Damages

Jun 07, 2019

City, State and National Government officials alike have been looking extensively at damages caused by severe weather in the Midwest. U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford has been able to look at the damages in his own State. He said three Oklahoma counties have received a Major Disaster ... read more »

Washington County Prepares for Monday Resale

Jun 07, 2019

State statutes require Treasurers across Oklahoma to hold a resale on the second Monday in June. That Monday is here. Washington County Treasurer Melissa Thornbrugh said they will sell properties with 2015 delinquent taxes. She said the County has 46 properties up for resale. 90 propertie ... read more »

Commissioners to Review Health Department Report

Jun 07, 2019

The Board of Washington County Commissioners will meet at the Administrative Building in Bartlesville on Monday to discuss a number of items. The commissioners will consider declaring the month of June as National Safety Month. They will also review a report from the Washington County Health ... read more »

Vassar: Ready for OKM Music Kick-Off Saturday

Jun 07, 2019

A Country music star takes on Bartlesville this weekend! Phil Vassar will help kick-off OKM Music’s 35th Annual Music Festival Saturday. He said he has talked with the OKM Music staff and the fine people of Bartlesville. The excitement is building for Vassar who is ready to be in th ... read more »

County Commissioners Looking to Demolish Fairfax Buildings

Jun 07, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska in hopes of making repairs to the buildings in downtown Fairfax that were damaged by a tornado. The commissioners will look to approve a contract with JL & Associates LLC for $22,500 to keep tho ... read more »

Indians Get Win; Second Game Rained Out

Jun 06, 2019

Rain has already majorly messed with the Doenges Ford Indian’s play during their annual trip to Branson, Missouri – However Bartlesville’s summer baseball team did get some good news on Thursday afternoon. The Indians were granted a victory over McDonald County in the tourna ... read more »

Registration Deadline Approaches for County Election

Jun 07, 2019

The application deadline for voters wanting to participate in the Special Washington County Election is coming up. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House said you have until Friday, June 14th to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the July 9, 2019 ... read more »