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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 »

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 »