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Deed to McBrinlee Investments to be Discussed

Oct 05, 2019

A Fourth Quarter Emergency Management Performance Grant report and request for payment will be presented to the Washington County Commissioners  on Monday by Kary Cox, the Executive Director of Washington County Emergency Management. Also in their weekly meeting, the Commissioners will c ... read more »

Foraker Company Discusses Kmart Project, Business

Oct 04, 2019

At the end of September, the Bartlesville Development Authority decided to send a recommendation to the Bartlesville City Council to allocate $203,830 to Foraker Company. Those funds, if approved by the City Council on Monday, Oct. 7th, will be used by Foraker for the redevelopment of the Kma ... read more »

Serial Arsonist Arrested in Bartlesville

Oct 04, 2019

An alleged serial arsonist was arrested in Bartlesville earlier this week. Michael Heneby appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing the felony charge. The incident in question occurred on March 27. According to an affidavit, Heneby admitted to deliberating setting a fire i ... read more »

Second Man Arrested in Burglary

Oct 04, 2019

A second man has been arrested in conjunction with a burglary incident that sent a woman to the hospital with facial fractures. Thomas Conway was arrested on $100,000 warrant and made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. According to an affidavit, Conway and Patrick Jo ... read more »

Deer Creek Project Still Undergoing Construction

Oct 04, 2019

The Deer Creek Project in District 1 of Washington County is on-going after it was let in 2018. Commissioner Mitch Antle said the project got underway late last year, and it was supposed to be completed within 6-months of the start date. He said it is nowhere near being completed as we start ... read more »

Class Resumes at Tri County Tech After Potential Threat

Oct 04, 2019

The Tri County Technology Center in Bartlesville was made aware of a potentially threatening post on social media on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Tosha Wyatt, the Director of Marketing for Tri County Tech, said there was never a weapon on campus. She said the student has been identified, that the Bar ... read more »

Sen. Lankford Talks Impeachment, Trade Deal and Judges with Tom Davis

Oct 04, 2019

  U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford (R) called in to our Radio Bartlesville newsroom Friday and spoke with Tom Davis about the impeachment proceedings, a new trade deal that needs a vote and about a pair of Oklahomans up for positions as federal judges.  Here is the podca ... read more »

Pawhuska Voters Have Big Choice to Make on Tuesday

Oct 04, 2019

Registered voters in the city of Pawhuska have a big choice to make next Tuesday, as residents will go to the polls with an option to recall four of the five members on the city council.   Mayor Roger Taylor, Vice-Mayor Mark Buchanan, Ward Four Representative John Brazee and At-Large ... read more »

$2,700 Raised by Dewey Fire at Pancake Breakfast

Oct 04, 2019

Flipping pancakes and sharing smiles... The Dewey Fire Department had a successful pancake breakfast at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey last Saturday. Fire Chief Chad Schueler said Dewey Fire raised approximately $2,700 with the breakfast. He said those funds go towards the general ... read more »

Commissioners to Make Decision on Green Country Fire District

Oct 04, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska. The commissioners will consider making the Green Country Fire District a County Department. This came about after last week’s public hearing in which they ma ... read more »

Dewey Homecoming Interview End on KWON Friday

Oct 04, 2019

It’s homecoming week at Dewey High School and interviews with homecoming royalty air on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 conclude Friday, Oct. 4th. Friday is “WE ARE ONE Day” at Dewey High School. Students and fans are asked to go all out in wearing their red and white. Show your Bu ... read more »

Speaker to Address Overcoming Mental Illness at BHS

Oct 04, 2019

The National Alliance of Mental Illness for Washington County will present “Transforming Stigma into Strength” at Bartlesville High School located at 1700 SE Hillcrest Drive. Motivational speaker Mike Veny will come to the BHS Fine Arts Center off of 18th Street to give the presen ... read more »

Neely Making for a Great Fit as Pawhuska City Manager

Oct 03, 2019

Dave Neely took over as Pawhuska's City Manager just over two months ago. While Neely has found the job to be challenging in the early going, he has also found it to be enjoyable and the people to be very receptive.   Neely says the city is working on many different things at the ... read more »

OKM Music Ready for Oktoberfest 2019 in Bartlesville

Oct 03, 2019

OKM Music's Oktoberfest will take place in Downtown Bartlesville this Saturday, Oct. 5th. The festivities will be going on between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. along Dewey Avenue between 4th and 5th Street. OKM Music's Director of Development Brittney Berling said they have a back-up loca ... read more »

Bartlesville High Secure After Shelter-in-Place

Oct 03, 2019

Bartlesville High School was briefly in a shelter-in-place while police investigated an online threat on Thursday morning. According to Granger Meador, the Executive Director of Technology and Communications, the student who made the threat was identified and has been arrested. The situation ... read more »