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Man Perishes in Accident on Wednesday Morning

Jul 01, 2020

An Osage, Oklahoma man passed away in a single vehicle accident on Wednesday morning. According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 74-year-old James Wilcox was pronounced dead at the scene by Hominy EMS due to head and internal injuries. The accident occurred just before 11:00 a.m. ... read more »

Local OK School Districts to Receive Grant Money

Jul 01, 2020

Grant money is coming to school districts in Oklahoma for COVID-19 relief. KGGF's Matt Jordan had the full story. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt and State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister awarded Incentive Grants totaling $16 million to 150 Oklahoma school districts to help mitigate the impac ... read more »

Cavalcade Doing Everything Possible to Keep Public Safe

Jul 01, 2020

The Chairman of the Cavalcade Rodeo, Jeff Bute recently gave an update regarding the event, which starts up on Monday, July 13th. In light of everything going on with the coronavirus, Bute says he is taking all steps necessary to keep patrons who attend the event safe.   Bute says th ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Release Plan to Send Students Back to Campus

Jul 01, 2020

Pawhuska Public Schools recently announced three options for its students when returning to campus this fall. For those students in sixth through twelfth grades, they will have the option of having a traditional school day, a mixture of being on campus and learning from home or a full-time distan ... read more »

Lowe's Donates Masks, Gloves to Bartlesville Fire

Jul 01, 2020

The Lowe's in Bartlesville recently gave a generous donation to the Bartlesville Fire Department that will help them in the fight against COVID-19. When Bill Hollander, the Public Information Officer for Bartlesville, pulled into the station last week, a minivan pulled in as well. A coupl ... read more »

Sen. Lankford Discusses Charitable Giving Bill

Jul 01, 2020

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford participated in a Senate Finance hearing entitled “2020 Filing Season and IRS COVID-19 Recovery.” Sen. Lankford questioned IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig on the lessons learned from closing IRS offices due to COVID-19 and fr ... read more »

Trooper Involved in Craig County Shooting Identified

Jul 01, 2020

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has identified the trooper involved in a fatal shooting that took place on Thursday, June 25th in Craig County. The trooper involved is Caleb Cole, a 14 year veteran of the Highway Patrol. According to the OHP, Cole shot Robert D'Lon Harris around 8:56 a.m. on ... read more »

Wednesday's COVID-19 Case Numbers Reported

Jul 01, 2020

There are now more than 14,000 people who have been afflicted with the coronavirus in the state of Oklahoma. Across Washington County, 400 people have had the virus at one time or another, but there are only 18 active cases at the moment. In Osage County, 168 people have gotten the virus, ... read more »

OKM Music Especially For Kids Lineup

Jul 01, 2020

Although the 2020 OKM Music Festival has been postponed to September 4 - 10, 2020, The "Especially for Kids" programs are set for the week of July 13, 2020. Most “Especially for Kids” events held in July will also be available for Live-Stream through OKM Music’s&nb ... read more »

Pathfinder Project Complete, Path Opens

Jul 01, 2020

Construction recently underway in three areas of Pathfinder Parkway is complete and the paths are open. Portions of the popular walking or jogging trail had been closed to facilitate improvements along Frank Phillips Boulevard and Silver Lake Road as well as north of Lee Lake along Turkey Cre ... read more »

Downtown Street Closures Start this Week

Jul 01, 2020

One-way traffic control measures started this week to facilitate construction currently underway on the Downtown Central Business District Paving Rehabilitation and Landscaping Phase 2 project. In a statement, City Project Engineer Emily Taber said: "Crews plan to begin the asphalt rehab ... read more »

Osage County Sheriff Re-elected

Jul 01, 2020

In last night’s Osage County Sheriff race between the incumbent, Eddie Virden and retired Skiatook Police Officer, Rocky Davis, Virden pulled out a victory by more than 800 votes. Virden looks forward to serving the citizens of Osage County for the next four years. Virden went on to say ... read more »

State, Congressional Primary Election Results

Jul 01, 2020

The Primary Election has come to a close, and the results for many congressional and state races are in. In the GOP Corporation Commissioner race, Todd Hiett won. Hiett received 74.59-percent of the vote (266,061 votes). His opponent, Harold Spradling, received 25.41-percent of the vote (90,6 ... read more »

State Question 802 Narrowly Passes

Jul 01, 2020

Oklahoma voters on Tuesday narrowly passed a state question that would expand Medicaid in the Sooner State.   Oklahomans voted in favor of State Question 802 with 50.48% of the vote. The state question edged out the vote with about 6,000 ballots in favor of the measure.   ... read more »

Stearman Heads to General Election for House 11 Seat

Jun 30, 2020

The State House District 11 GOP Race concluded with candidate Wendi Stearman coming out on top with a big General Election ahead in November. Stearman – who received 55-49-percent of the vote – said she has enjoyed speaking to the citizens of District 11 the most during her campai ... read more »