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Applications Being Accepted for Washington County School Supplies

Jun 30, 2015

Sign up begins this week for the Washington County School Supply Drive with the items being passed along to the children at the beginning of August. The Supply Drive has been taking place since 2001 and one of the organizer's, Sherri Smith, said there should only be one application for each c ... read more »

Owasso Police Find Alleged Sexual Assault Victim

Jun 29, 2015

Owasso Police were able to find a woman who called 9-1-1, saying “get off me, get off me,” on Sunday, before dispatch could determine where the woman was and what was taking place. Newson6 is reporting that police pinged the victim's cell phone, saturating an apartment complex in ... read more »

Emergency Management Briefs County Commissioners

Jun 29, 2015

At this week's meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, the Commissioners received a quarterly update from Osage County Emergency Management Director Jerry Roberts.   Roberts reported that the storm season got off to a good start this year with a record breaking ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council Calls Special Meeting

Jun 29, 2015

The Bartlesville City Council has called a special meeting to consider and take possible action on several public safety issues. Tuesday's agenda includes approval of a grant program contract for almost $20-thousand through the State Attorney General to pay overtime to police officers working ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Work to Keep Expenses Down

Jun 29, 2015

The Washington County Board of Commissioners is looking for ways to keep expenses down and revenues up in the County. District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle said that a four year contract approved during Monday's meeting would help ensure that residential properties will be assessed correctly. ... read more »

Freedom Fest Dunk Tank Raises Money for Wesleyan Christian School

Jun 29, 2015

The Fourth of July is on Saturday and the Bartlesville Freedom Fest Commitee has planned may activities to create a fun experience for the public. Amoung these is the “Dunk Tank” extravaganza. Co-Chair Sharon Hurst says this will be a great opportunity to let the community dunk so ... read more »

Bartlesville Freedom Fest in Need of Volunteeers this Saturday

Jun 29, 2015

The Fourth of July is on Saturday and the Bartlesville Freedom Fest committee is tweaking the final details so that everyone will have a great time. Co-chair Sharon Hurst said people arrive early to get a good seat. Hurst said that even though Freedom Fest is just days away, they still need a ... read more »

Nowata School Board Sets Noon Meeting

Jun 28, 2015

The Nowata School Board will hold a noon time special meeting on Monday.  Many of the items deals with the upcoming school year.  According to the agenda, the school board will take action on a policy that Nowata Public Schools will accept as part of their required math and science cred ... read more »

Injury Accident South of Ramona

Jun 28, 2015

A injury accident occurred late Saturday evening at 11:17 pm.  A vehicle driven by 22 year old Amanda Rogers of Bartlesville was traveling on U.S. 75,.4 of a mile south of CR 3500 and 1 mile south of Ramona when the Rogers vehicle swerved to miss a braking vehicle, over corrected and went of ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Unofficial Election Results for Principal Chief

Jun 28, 2015

Voting in the Cherokee Nation General Election is over but the official results are expected to be certified by the election commission sometime Sunday afternoon.  Unofficially, Newson6 is reporting that Principal Chief Bill John Baker has been re-elected by the voters.  Newson6 is also ... read more »

Now, We Wait for Results of the Cherokee Nation General Election

Jun 27, 2015

The polling places are closed and election workers from the Cherokee Nation Election Commission are counting up the ballots.  As of 9 P.M. Saturday night, there have been no voting issues reported.  The four candidates for Principal Chief and the other 32 candidates trying for positions ... read more »

Harper Found Guilty

Jun 26, 2015

After deliberating for nearly four hours on Thursday, a Washington County Jury found Jacky Ray Harper guilty of kidnapping and domestic assault and battery.  Harper was found not guilty of first degree rape, domestic assault and battery by strangulation, and first degree burglary.  ... read more »

Highway 169 in Owasso Road Project Begins July 6th

Jun 26, 2015

A $32.7 million project to widen more than one mile of the US-169 corridor through the city of Owasso and replace eight bridges, including the structurally deficient truss bridges over Bird Creek, is expected to begin July 6, 2015. Work will take place between 56th Street North and 66th Street No ... read more »

BPSD Construction and Schools Moves on Schedule

Jun 26, 2015

The game of “musical schools” is right on schedule in the Bartlesville Public School District. Community Relations Cooridnator Jamye Ryan said in a press release that a crew from Nabholz Construction complete3d the move at Central Middle School on June 19th. Madison Middle School was ... read more »

Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 Approved by State Board of Education

Jun 26, 2015

The appropriation for education by the State Legislature for fiscal year 2016 was approved Thursday night by the Oklahoma State Board of Education. The $2.5 billion budget is the same amount as last year's funding. A major portion of the money, $1.9 billion, will be distributed to the state s ... read more »