Dewey Public Works Authority Meets

May 22, 2018

The Dewey Public Works Authority met on Monday evening after the Dewey CIty Council.  There were no notable items the authority needed to take action on, but it was noted in the Staff Comments portion that the baseball fields at Don Tyler Park are completed. The previous meetings min ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meets

May 21, 2018

The Dewey City Council met on Monday evening for their bi-monthly meeting, where the first major item of business had no action taken.   A request of zoning change was set on the agenda, but after a short public hearing, it was determined that a re-submission of different paperwork w ... read more »

City Council Receives Bond Bids

May 21, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council received bids for general obligation bonds at Monday evening meeting at city hall. Firstly, the council received four bids for series 2018A bonds in the sum of $9.725 million. On the ten-year term bond the low bidder was BOK Financial in Dallas. The bid had an in ... read more »

Initiative Petition Will Affect School Funding

May 21, 2018

Bartlesville School District's Financial Officer, David Boggs told the the school board Monday night that next school year could be what he called a "wild ride" financially.  He says a lot depends on whether an initiative petition from the group Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite that wo ... read more »

Accident on Adams Blvd

May 21, 2018

An accident has occured on Adams Boulevard and Jennings. According to a listener, police and emergency vehicles are on the scene.  At this time, we ask that you avoid the area if possible.      ... read more »

Copan Man Charged in Domestic Incident

May 21, 2018

A Copan man was placed in police custody after allegedly head-butting his wife. Joshua Thompson stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing felony charges of assault and battery domestic abuse in the presence of a minor and intentionally interrupting an emergency pho ... read more »

Citizens Address Commissioners with Concerns About Sheriff

May 21, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners heard from concerned citizens about the sheriff’s office among other agenda items at a Monday morning meeting. Mickey Bradshaw and David Lynn were both on the agenda and addressed the board about different concerns stemming from conduct of the Nowata Coun ... read more »

Chris Tanner Named Nowata Superintendent

May 21, 2018

The Nowata School Board has officially accepted Chris Tanner as its new district superintendent. Tanner comes from Copan High School where he served as principal. Tanner also has experience in other public school system’s in the area including Barnsdall and Pawhuska. Tanner is excited a ... read more »

Oklahoma Ranks 15th Best For Veterans

May 21, 2018

Oklahoma Ranks 15 5/21/18 5PM Ben     With Memorial Day approaching, a new study reports that Oklahoma is the 15th best state for veterans.   According to Wallethub, Oklahoma has the 8th best quality of life, and 21st best in economic environment for the retired ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Approve Tourism Contracts

May 21, 2018

Monday at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, Kelly Bland is executive director for the Osage County Tourism Oversight Committee brought forward a renewal contract for their social media campaign with Green Country Marketing Association. Osage County has used Green Coun ... read more »

K9 Officer Apollo Passes

May 19, 2018

Bartlesville police administration has announced that K9 Officer Apollo has died.  According to Captain Jay Hastings Apollo was able to demonstrate his strength and determination sufficient to allow for his return home with his handler Sgt Troy Newell. Unfortunately, Apollo suffered setb ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meet On Monday

May 21, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday where they first accepted and received letters regarding services related to the Fiscal Year end. Several transportation forms were approved for future roadwork as well. During the Commissioners Report, Commissioner Mike Dunlap showed ... read more »

City to Sell A Round of Bonds Tonight

May 21, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council will sell 9.725 million dollars in combined purpose General Obligation bond tonight.  The bonds will fund the first round of projects approved by voters in the recent election.  The council will also sell a second round of bonds for 525,000 dollars.  A ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board to Sell Bonds

May 21, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board will recognize ConocoPhillips for STEM contributions this evening.  The board will also spotlight PLTW Gateway STEM teachers, recognize the members of the Central Technology Student Association, debate students, science fair winners, the members of the high scho ... read more »

Community Foundation Honors Legacy Famies

May 20, 2018

The Curd and Saddoris families are the latest inductees into the Bartlesville Community Foundation Hall of Fame.  The induction ceremony was held Saturday night at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Curd family made their move to Bartlesville in 1974 but had been citizens of Oklahoma since the 1 ... read more »