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Accident Near Fairfax Results in Three Injured

Sep 19, 2017

Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported an single vehicle accident occured early Monday morning which resulted in three Fairfax residents being transported by EMS. OHP reported that the 2015 Honda Fit was traveling south bound on CR 5905 three miles south of Fairfax when the vehicle departed the roadway ... read more »

Tuesday Morning Traffic

Sep 19, 2017

There have been two reported incidents in Washington County that can slow down traffic. A roll-over accident was reported on Highway 60, East of Bartlesville. There have been no reports at this time, and we have reached out to the Washington County Sheriff's Office as well as the Bartlesv ... read more »

Dewey City Council Makes Proclamation

Sep 19, 2017

The Dewey City Council met for their bi-weekly meeting on Monday evening where they made a proclamation early I the meeting that September 22 be known as Kierra Hudson day, in honor of the Dewey High Senior. Mayor Tom Hays read the proclamation. The council then approved a new ordnance to req ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Holds Meeting

Sep 18, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board discussed a wide range of topics at a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. The board heard an update on state testing from Jason Langham and Dianne Martinez. In terms of composite ACT scores, Bartlesville students averaged a score 20.8, which outperformed the s ... read more »

TIF Districts Discussed At Bartlesville City Council

Sep 18, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council heard several proposals during a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening. The council heard from Nate Ellis from The Public Finance Law Group who presented a resolution to consider an amendment to increment district No. 9. Ellis explained that the amendment ... read more »

George Strait Coming To BOK Center

Sep 18, 2017

A country music superstar announced a show in Tulsa on Monday. George Strait will be playing at the BOK Center in Tulsa on June 2, 2018.  Strait is the first artist to announce the show as part of the "10 for 10" concert series as part the BOK Center's 10th anniversary.&nbs ... read more »

Nowata Schools Closed Thursday To Honor Hewitt

Sep 18, 2017

The Nowata Public Schools announced Monday that school will be cancelled on Thursday to honor former coach and athletic director Ty Hewitt. Hewitt died on Sunday after a long battle with leukemia. Nowata Schools superintendent Leon Ashlock released this statement on social media: “I ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair Wrap-Up at Commissioners Meeting

Sep 18, 2017

Macy Strom with the Osage County Free Fair provided a wrap-up from this year's event at the meeting of the Osage County Commissioners Monday Morning. Strom said that the event this year was a success, however attendance was down this year in comparison to previous events. Planning for next ye ... read more »

Pioneer Woman Working On New Building

Sep 18, 2017

The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, is working on opeing a new business soon in Pawhuska. The Pioneer Woman announced on her blog and Instagram that both she and her husband, Ladd, are working to open a new hotel with Marlboro Man. You can check out her Instagram accounts here The Pioneer Wo ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Sep 18, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting on Monday morning where they first heard a resolution to donate surplus sheriff patrol cars to Nowata. Commissioner Mike Dunlap says that he knows that Washington County is sending their tax dollars away, but it in turn will ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Appoint Several Deputies

Sep 18, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners appointed several deputies at a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Kenny Freeman was appointed to serve as a janitor for the courthouse after being interviewed during last week’s executive session. Undersheriff David Virden was also appointed ... read more »

Two Admitted To Hospital After Accident Sunday

Sep 18, 2017

An accident occurred on Sunday afternoon on Highway 75, just South of Ramona, near County Road 3500.   OHP reports that a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup, driven by 58-year-old Michael Harris of Skiatook, was traveling northbound when he departed the roadway to the right, struck a ditch, ... read more »

Agape Mission Breaks Ground

Sep 17, 2017

Though the rain fell, spirits were not dampened at the ground breaking ceremony at the new location of the Agape Mission. The ceremony was kept brief because of the rain, but Sherri Smith was ecstatic about the new chapter. Smith reflected on the early days, and where Agape Mission is at now. ... read more »

Accident Highway 75

Sep 16, 2017

A multiple vehicle accident closed northbound lanes of highway 75 south of Bartlesville Saturday afternoon.  At 2:45pm, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported an injury, two vehicle collision around Monday’s Quickstop south of Bartlesville.   A vehicle driven by 53 year-old George V ... read more »

Special City Council Meeting

Sep 15, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council will host a special meeting on Monday evening where they will amend their Fiscal year 2017-2018 budget in several areas. Later in the meeting, the council will discuss and possibly take action on an amendment to Increment District 9, where a review committee will ... read more »