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Second Accident at Same Intersection

Jul 03, 2015

This time, it's a 3-car accident at U. S. 75 at Camelot in Bartlesville. ... read more »

More Help for Alzheimer and Dementia Caregivers Could Soon be Available

Jul 03, 2015

Earlier this week, Governor Mary Fallin issued an executive order to the Aging Services Division of DHS to improve services and care for those suffering from Alzhiemer's disease and their caregivers. Susan Kulp, care manager supervisor at Elder Care here in Bartlesville, said that the organiz ... read more »

Jones Preliminary Hearing Scheduled For July 16th

Jul 03, 2015

A July 16th preliminary hearing date is set for James Lindsey Jones, who is charged with possession of a firearm after a former felony conviction.  Washington County Sheriff deputies were called to the area of North 3990 Road in Dewey in reference of someone firing shots in an unsafe matter. ... read more »

Addi Up Campaign

Jul 03, 2015

 A Dewey 7-year old girl is raising money to fight hunger in the area.  Addi Jones along with help from her family is starting a campaign called Addi Up-Riding For Hunger.  Jones is out on rodeo events promoting her campaign by selling Addi Up T-shirts and head bands.  So far, ... read more »

City Crews To Begin Resurfacing Project

Jul 03, 2015

Bartlesville City officials have announced resurfacing work for several east side streets.  Starting on July 6th until July 9th, weather permitting, city crews will resurfacing the following streets: Brookline Drive from Frank Phillips Blvd. to Madison Blvd. Princeton Drive from Brook ... read more »

Caney Kansas Residents Under Boil Water Advisory (UPDATE)

Jul 03, 2015

UPDATE: Drinking water is available across from City Hall.  Residents should being containers.  Crews are slowly raising the water pressure at this time. A boil water advisory is in effect in Caney, Kansas, until further notice.  The Kansas Department of Health and Environment ... read more »

Holiday Weekend Begins Early for Many

Jul 03, 2015

The Independence Day weekend is getting off to an early start for many.  Local, county, state and federal offices are closed today.  Banks are also taking a national holiday on July 3rd and 4th.  Mail will be delivered on Friday but there is no delivery scheduled for the Fourth.&nb ... read more »

State Safety Office Campaign to Raise DUI Awareness

Jul 03, 2015

The Independence Day holiday period sees a lot more people on the roads and many of them are driving under the influence. The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office reports that in 2014, five people died and 30 people were injured in 103 traffic crashes that involved a driver under the influence of drugs ... read more »

Accident Traffic Slowing Northbound Traffic on Highway 75

Jul 03, 2015

A two vehicle accident is slowing traffic in the northbound lanes of Highway 75 at Camelot.  The accident occurred at about 9:30 A.M. on Friday morning. ... read more »

Washington County Free Fair is Closer than You Think

Jul 02, 2015

September is two months away and so is the Washington County Free Fair. If your child or grandchild wants to be in the talent contest this year, Susan Hunt says now is the time to get those applications in. Hunt said the preliminaries for the talent contest will take place on Tuesday, Septemb ... read more »

Owasso to Limit Door to Door Solicitations

Jul 02, 2015

Owasso City Council accepted staff recommendations recently to revise the city's Solicitors Ordinance. Ordinance 1054 and Resolution 2015-11, creating a No Knock List, go into effect on August 1, 2015. Residents can sign up to be included on a list of addresses solicitors may not visit. The r ... read more »

Governor Orders Review of State's Alzheimer's Plan

Jul 02, 2015

Governor Mary Fallin issued an executive order on Wednesday to the Aging Services Division of DHS to find improvements in services and care for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The order instructs the Division to consult with the Oklahoma chapter of the Alzheimer's Association to ... read more »

Bartlesville Freedom Fest Offers Entertainment Variety: Still Needs Volunteers

Jul 02, 2015

  The Bartlesville Freedom Fest has been providing family friendly events and entertainment for years but expect to see some new things this year and the return of a crowd favorite. Freedom Fest co-chair Sharon Hurst said that things get started with “Aunt Pearl.” ... read more »

Fireworks and Your Pets are Not a Good Combination

Jul 01, 2015

The 4th of July means fireworks, family get-togethers and festivities. All are fun but not so much for our pets. Besides the loud noise of fireworks scaring your pet and causing them to run away, there are other dangers. The ASPCA warns that exposure to lit fireworks can result in severe burns or ... read more »

Osage Nation Honors Veterans with Tax Exemption

Jul 01, 2015

The Osage Nation Congressional Act 15-21, sponsored by Osage Congressmen James Norris and co-sponsored by congress members Angela Pratt, Ron Shaw, and John Maker was passed during the 2015 Hun-Kah Session in March.   The act was designed to honor Osage Veterans receiving 100 percent ... read more »