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Two New COVID-19 Cases in Washington County

May 30, 2020

For the first time in two days, Washington County has recorded new coronavirus cases. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Saturday, Washington County has two new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases to 316. No new deaths or recoveries were listed in the OSDH ... read more »

Kiddie Park Opening for 73rd Season Soon

May 30, 2020

The Kiddie Park in Bartlesville is opening on Tuesday, June 2nd for the 73rd season. Gates will open at 6:45 p.m. and the rides will start up at 7:00 p.m. The Kiddie Park will close Tuesday through Thursday at 9:30 p.m. The attractions will close at 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Ther ... read more »

Dewey Public Schools Board to Meet Monday

May 30, 2020

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education will discuss and take possible action to suspend their agreement with OSSBA and K20 for services associated with developing a District Continuous Strategic Improvement Plan. Next, the board may approve a contract with Edgenuity in the amount of $12, ... read more »

Courthouse May Enter Into Phase III of Reopening

May 30, 2020

Discussion and possible action on a courthouse policy and procedures regarding the move into Phase III or the COVID-19 re-opening will take place in the next Washington County Commissioners’ meeting. Also in the meeting, a donation from the Cherokee Nation for the Washington County Emer ... read more »

Tower Center at Unity Square Opens in Bartlesville

May 29, 2020

The chain linked fence surrounding the Tower Center at Unity Square in downtown Bartlesville has been lifted, and the green space is finally open to the public as of Friday. Following the City of Bartlesville's groundbreaking ceremony back in March 2019, Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor Matt ... read more »

City Church Hosts Free Grocery Pick-Up Sunday

May 29, 2020

City Church in Bartlesville is once again hosting a free grocery pick-up for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. The free grocery pick-up will take place from 11:00a.m. to 12:30p.m. this Sunday. Outreach Pastor of City Church Sam McCullough says that the event will take place at four ... read more »

New Superintendent in Ramona

May 29, 2020

Caney Valley Public Schools in Ramona announced the hiring of a new superintendent on Facebook on Friday. Dr. Steve Cantrell will take on the full-time role. Cantrell is a Collinsville High School graduate with almost 20 years of experience as an administrator. Cantrell has previously worked ... read more »

Commissioners to Consider Making More Courthouse Entrance Amendments

May 29, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds in Pawhuska on Monday morning. The commissioners will continue discussing the possibility of making any further amendments to the procedures for the public entering the Osage County Courthou ... read more »

Tri County Tech Names Students of the Year

May 29, 2020

Tri County Tech is honored to award two outstanding individuals who, through community service projects, great attendance, and exhibiting TCT core values, have gone above and beyond during their time at TCT. They are proud to announce that Elizabeth Rees and Brianna Mumma have been selected as St ... read more »

Roping Event to be Held at Osage County Fairgrounds

May 29, 2020

For anyone wishing to enjoy a fun activity over the weekend, there will be a steer-roping event held at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska. The event will be held this Saturday and is being hosted by the Osage Steer Roping Association.   There will be an event for beginning ropers ... read more »

Oklahoma to Begin Phase 3 of Open up and Recover Safely Plan on June 1

May 29, 2020

Oklahoma will proceed to Phase 3 of the Open Up and Recover Safely plan Monday, June 1, Governor Kevin Stitt announced Friday. Oklahoma currently has just 708 active COVID-19 cases out of nearly 4 million residents and 5,236 people have already recovered. Active cases in Oklahom ... read more »

Motion Hearing in Osage County Murder Case Delayed to July

May 29, 2020

The coronavirus has caused the cancelation and postponement of several events throughout the area, including a motion hearing that has been prolonged to Friday, July 24th in an October 2018 murder case.  Toby Bighorse, Daniel Keene and Maurice Kent are all being charged with first or sec ... read more »

No Additional Washington County Cases Friday

May 29, 2020

There are no changes in Washington County COVID-19 cases numbers for the second straight day. The latest Oklahoma State Department of Health report lists 314 cases, 273 recoveries and 35 deaths. Washington lists the fifth most COVID-19 cases of any county in the state. Osage County lists 95 c ... read more »

Portion of Pathfinder Parkway Closed for Improvements

May 29, 2020

A portion of the Pathfinder Parkway trail along Frank Phillips Boulevard and Silver Lake Road in Bartlesville will be closed intermittently to facilitate path improvements. The closure is in effect immediately. The section that is currently closed is along Frank Phillips Boulevard from Comanc ... read more »

Agape Mission to Open Dining Room on June 8

May 29, 2020

The Agape Mission of Bartlesville has announced that they will open their dining room on Monday, June 8th with certain protocols in place. The Agape Mission is normally closed the first full week of June for quarterly maintenance, but they are only going to be closed on Thursday, June 4th, an ... read more »