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Aviation Growing In Oklahoma

Aug 16, 2017

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has released the Oklahoma Aviation And Aerospace Economic Impact Study, to which we received a copy of the Executive Summary. The study started in the summer of 2016, and studied all 109 airports in the state, as well as off-airport aviation and aerospace emplo ... read more »

ODOT Warns For Highway Safety During Eclipse

Aug 16, 2017

As Oklahoma prepares for the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation urges drivers to plan ahead for viewing this phenomenon. When the eclipse begins in Oklahoma during the late morning hours on Monday, the moon may not be the only thing causing a ... read more »

Gov Fallin Says Special Session Necessary

Aug 16, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin has announced that the Legislature must return in special session to deal with the $215 million shortfall caused by a proposed smoking cessation fee being struck down. Article 5, Section 55 of the Oklahoma Constitution states that no money shall be paid out of the state ... read more »

National Association of Commissions for Women Awards

Aug 16, 2017

The National Association of Commissions for Women recently presented the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women with its 2017 Achievement Award during the 47th Annual NACW Conference and Business Meeting held in Buffalo, NY. “We are honored to accept the award for our work in O ... read more »

No School in Pawhuska This Week

Aug 16, 2017

Pawhuska will NOT start school as planned on Thursday.  School administration confirms that there will not be school either Thursday or Friday due to problems with the gas purge site discovered near one of the schools.   We reported earlier that Superintendent, Dr. Janet Neufeld ... read more »

Truity Starts #ThankATeacher Campaign

Aug 16, 2017

Truity Credit Union has taken steps to help local teachers start the school year in a good way.  Credit Union officials say they are saying "thank you" in a tangible way to the people who are building the next generation of leaders.     Community Outreach Speciali ... read more »

Local Teacher Wins Award

Aug 15, 2017

Central Middle School Geography Teacher Brian Davis has been award a K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award by the National Council for Geographic Education. Davis received his award at a special ceremony held on July 29 at the National Conference on Geography Education in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ... read more »

Minister From Tulsa Arrested For Child Pornography

Aug 15, 2017

Chief United States District Court Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced 62-year-old Ronald Eugene Robinson of Tulsa, to 57 months of imprisonment for Accessing with Intent to View Child Pornography. Chief Judge Frizzell also sentenced Robinson to 10 years of supervised release following his releas ... read more »

Update on Bartlesville Stabbing Incident

Aug 14, 2017

Bartlesville Police responded to a call on Monday morning after a male showed up at the local Hospital Emergency room with several stab wounds. When Officers arrived at the hospital, they discovered there were actually two male subjects with injuries. The injuries were not life threatening, and b ... read more »

Gas Purge Discovered Near Pawhuska School

Aug 15, 2017

Officials from state and federal agencies are investigating what's being called a gas purge site in Pawhuska.    Pawhuska Schools Superintendent Dr. Janet Neufeld issued a statement which says a gas purge site was discovered near one of their school buildings. Neufeld said t ... read more »

Driver Dumps Bales, Starts Barnsdall Fire

Aug 15, 2017

A man dumped burning hay bales on the side of the road near Barnsdall Monday evening to keep his trailer from catching on fire.    The News on 6 quotes a Barnsdall Fire Department spokesman as saying the driver was hauling 14 bales when the hay somehow caught fire. He stopped an ... read more »

Area Riders to Compete in Coffeyville

Aug 15, 2017

When the Inter-State Rodeo thunders into the arena at Walter Johnson Park in Coffeyville this week.  Out of the 284 professional athletes are cowboys and cowgirls from fourteen states but a handful of them that won't have far to travel to compete in Coffeyville.   Saddle bro ... read more »

Kennedy Building and Property Sales Topics for Commissioners

Aug 15, 2017

The Commissioners approved the sale of several county owned properties this week at the meeting of the Osage County Commissioners. The sale of the properties was unopposed and the original bids for each property were accepted.   Jake Bruno provided a planning and zoning update for t ... read more »

Caney Boil Order Continues

Aug 15, 2017

The boil order for Caney, Kansas continues.  The advisory comes after a failure with the water intake pumps at the Caney Water Treatment Plant over the weekend.     City Administrator Fred Gress announced that water the system's pressure had dropped below 20 psi.   ... read more »

Law Enforcement Appreciation Night Set

Aug 15, 2017

You are invited to an evening to honor the best in law enforcement Friday night.  Bartllesville Area Crime Stoppers has asked chiefs of police in Bartlesville, Dewey, Ramona, Nowata, and South Coffeyville along with the Washington and Nowata County Sheriffs to nominate an officer of the year ... read more »