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Robertson Charged With Manslaughter

Jul 06, 2015

A local man is free on a $50,000 bond after being arrested on a warrant that claimed a death of a woman from an auto accident.  46-year old Brian James Robertson is charged with first degree manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident, and obstructing an officer.  According to a ... read more »

Nowata Industrial Park Preparing to Become a Reality

Jul 06, 2015

The city of Nowata is accepting bids for sewer and water utilities at the new Industrial Park being created on more than 180 acres near the current Nowata Municipal Airport. Nowata City Manager Eric Epperson said an interactive map of the park with site availability will soon be available. 9 ... read more »

Dewey City Council to Discuss Property Actions

Jul 06, 2015

The Dewey City Council will be meeting tonight to discuss several items. Among these, there will be a public hearing over the Lot-Split request for the property located at 397080 W. 1400 Road and a discussion to reverse the Dilapidation Determination for the property located at 511 N Wyandott ... read more »

KRIG Country Showdown Prepares for Cavalcade

Jul 06, 2015

The KRIG Country Showdown Semi-Finals are over and the Finalists have been announced. Annie Hart. Jennifer Varao, and Josie Zepeda will be competing at the Pawhuska Cavalcade Street Dance On Tuesday, July 14 at 7:30 pm. Each contestant will perform two songs and be judged on their performance ... read more »

Boil Water Order Stays in Effect in Caney Kansas

Jul 06, 2015

Even though water levels are back up, the boil water advisory issued on July 2 for Caney, Kansas will be in effect for sometime longer. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued the order last week because of a loss of pressure in the water system. City Clerk Debbie Morrison said wat ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Bridge Plan

Jul 06, 2015

The Nowata County Commissioners took care of some business during their Monday meeting.  The Commissioners approved the county's eight-year bridge plan as presented.  The Commissioners awarded two companies for road oil upon price and availability. The county received their sal ... read more »

Bartlesville Silver Alert Ends on a Good Note

Jul 06, 2015

A Bartlesville family received some good news Monday morning, with their loved one being returned to them. A Silver Alert was issued Sunday afternoon in the disappearance of 75-year-old Betty Lou Kuehne, who was last seen around 5:30 P.M. in the 1800 block of Jack Lane. Bartlesville Police Captai ... read more »

Getting Things in Order for Fiscal Year 2015-2016

Jul 06, 2015

The Washington County Board of Commissioners were busy getting their ducks in a row for the new fiscal year during Monday morning's meeting. County Depository Banks and Savings and Loan Associations were designated by the Commissioners with Arvest Bank being chosen for deposits and American H ... read more »

Sales Tax Increase To Be Discussed

Jul 05, 2015

Several items are on tap for Monday night's Bartlesville City Council meeting.  According to the agenda, the city council will discuss a possible sales tax increase.  The public will have an opportunity to express their views of a sales tax increase.  After the discussion, the ... read more »

Local Fourth Celebrations Fun for the Kids and Adults

Jul 04, 2015

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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 »