Commissioners To Meet Wednesday Morning

Oct 06, 2015

A light agenda is planned for Wednesday morning's Nowata County Commissioners meeting.  According to the agenda, the commissioners will discuss the upcoming Nowata Halloween Boo-Yah/5K and Fun Run.  Officials will go over the county's revised 8-year County Improvement Road and B ... read more »

Auto Pedestrian Accident Near Madison Middle School

Oct 06, 2015

On Tuesday morning October 6, 2015 around 08:00 am, Bartlesville Police responded to an auto pedestrian accident located at the crosswalk near Crestland and Baylor, in the Madison Middle School area.   It appears a 13 year old boy was struck by a pickup while crossing at the cross walk ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Look for Armed Robber

Oct 06, 2015

Bartlesville Police are looking for an armed robber who entered the McDonld's restaurant located in the 2400 block of SE Washington just before 11 P.M. on Monday.  Employees told investigators that a man walked out of the bushes on the north side of the business, entered the store while ... read more »

Dewey City Council Discusses Zoning on Highway 75

Oct 05, 2015

Dewey City Council members declared two properties dilapidated, tabled another and gave one property owner 60 days to remove two outbuildings, secure the structure and shore up the foundation during Monday's meeting. They also discussed the need for commercial zoning within city limits with a ... read more »

Layoff Process Underway for ConocoPhillips

Oct 05, 2015

ConocoPhillips announced layoffs worldwide on September 1, saying that about 10 percent of the global workforce would be laid off. A company spokesperson in Bartlesville confirmed that layoffs began right after the announcement and when every thing is said and done, approximately 10 percent, or 1 ... read more »

Commissioners Table Wind Farm Request

Oct 05, 2015

Monday morning the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners was brief with many of the actionable items on the agenda passed until the next meeting. Two such items, the continuing discussion of opening a section line near Skiatook and the approval of electric line installation al ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Attacking A Woman

Oct 05, 2015

A $250,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly attacked a woman with a razor blade.  35-year old James Steven Blackburn who is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and aggravated assault and battery.  Washington County Sheriff Deputies were called ... read more »

Sentencing on Tuesday for Tulsa Man Arrested in Dewey

Oct 05, 2015

Washington County Judge Russell Vaclaw will sentence Dominic Tyrell Thompson on Tuesday afternoon. A jury found Thompson guilty on several charges on September 7. Dewey police arrested Thompson with warrants for false impersonation and use of a forged credit card. After the arrest, police also fo ... read more »

Special Elections Set for Several Washington County Communities

Oct 05, 2015

Special elections are set in several Washington County communities next week. In Copan, residents will vote on two possible changes to the town charter. The Caney Valley School District has two proposals on bond issues for capital improvements and technology upgrades. The city of Dewey is asking ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Settle Some Issues

Oct 05, 2015

The Washington County Board of Commissioners began their Monday agenda with surplussing a strip of land along Adams Boulevard to the city of Bartlesville. The property is just east of Silver Lakes Boulevard and is one puzzle piece to the development planned for that area by the BRTA and BDA. Dist ... read more »

Fund Raisers Approved and Actions Taken

Oct 05, 2015

The Dewey Public School Board of Education held their monthly meeting on Monday without Superintendent Dr. David Wilkins, who reportedly had other business.  Agenda items were for the most part, very basic, several requests for fund raisers were approved.  Hiring approval was given for ... read more »

Commissioners To Meet Monday Afternoon

Oct 04, 2015

A light agenda is planned for Monday afternoon's Nowata County Commissioners meeting.  According to the agenda, the commissioners will discuss the upcoming Nowata Halloween Boo-Yah/5K and Fun Run.  Officials will go over the county's revised 8-year County Improvement Road and Br ... read more »

Owasso Officer Charged

Oct 03, 2015

A Nowata County prosecutor has filed charges against an Owasso police officer accused of repeatedly striking a man with a shotgun during a traffic stop.      Online court records indicate that Nowata County District Attorney Kevin Buchanan filed charges of assault and bat ... read more »

Local Author to sign books

Oct 03, 2015

A Ranch Heights Elementary teacher will sign copies of her first book this afternoon.  Debbie Noble has written the book “Pockets in my PJs”.  The story concerns a curious five-year-old boy who loves to collect things and put them in his pockets.  The problem is his PJs ... read more »

Another Possible Option for Mercy Hospital in Independence

Oct 02, 2015

Mercy Hospital in Independence, Kansas is scheduled to shut down all inpatient services, the emergency department and ambulatory surgery on Friday, October 9 at 9 P.M. There are a couple of efforts in the works to provide continuing hospital service in Independence. Two weeks ago, Coffeyvill ... read more »