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Dewey City Council

Nov 06, 2017

The Dewey City Council met on Monday evening at City Hall where their first big decision was to approve a change in zoning for two lots of land from single family residential, to multi-family residential. These lots were going to be used to build quad-plex living spaces. The council scheduled ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Nov 06, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council on Monday night. The authority approved the initiation of the bidding process for utility relocation.  City Manager Kevin Trease noted that his crew had finished work on the West side of the Highway, and they were continui ... read more »

Dewey School Board Meeting

Nov 06, 2017

The Dewey School Board met on Monday evening in the McCary Conference Room where they received a report regarding the Fiscal Year 2017 audit. It was explained that there was not anything that stands out about the audit, and no news is good news here. The board also received reports from the ... read more »

Moody's Notices Oklahoma's Credit Status

Nov 07, 2017

One of the nation's top rating agencies is issuing Oklahoma a "credit negative" warning amid the state Legislature's inability to close a $215 million hole in its budget for the current fiscal year. Moody's Investor Service issued the credit outlook for Oklahoma Monday i ... read more »

Nowata Sets Christmas Parade Date

Nov 07, 2017

The Nowata Annual Christmas Parade is scheduled for 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, December 2nd in Downtown Nowata.   The parade will organize at 1:30 on South Pine Street beginning at theLibrary and continuing to line up South on Pine.   You can ask for an entry form by ... read more »

City Council approves Casey's Rezoning After Public Hearing

Nov 06, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council moved to approve the rezoning of the lot on the southwest corner of the intersection of Madison Boulevard and Nowata Road in order to facilitate the building of a new Casey’s General Store. The council first held a public hearing on the matter at its regula ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Discuss Transportation Survey

Nov 06, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners covered a brief agenda during Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting. Representatives from Grand Gateway Economic Development Association informed the county that they will be surveying residents about transportation issues in the community. The goal of the ... read more »

Doerflinger Holds Press Conference

Nov 06, 2017

Interim Commissioner for the Oklahoma State Department of Health Preston Doerflinger held a press conference to talk about the current financial picture for the agency and his plans for moving OSDH forward after being appointed interim commissioner. Doerflinger praised the employees and repor ... read more »

Interim Study Scheduled For Tomorrow

Nov 06, 2017

Members of the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee will meet on Tuesday for an interim study on the awarding of state contracts to businesses owned by disabled veterans. The study, which will be held at the state Capitol, was requested by Sen. Kevin Matthews ofTulsa. Matthews noted ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Hire Executive Director for Tourism

Nov 06, 2017

Much of the Monday meeting of the Osage County Commissioners was business as usual, including the approval to hire a new Executive Director for Osage County Tourism Oversight Committee, and accepting quarterly reports from the Osage County Senior Nutrition Program.   The Commissioner ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Nov 06, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning at 9, because it was their first of the month meeting. In that brief gathering, the commissioners approved several transportation forms and a resolution regarding equipment.  The commi ... read more »

Dr. Callahan to Resign his City Council Seat

Nov 06, 2017

Dr. Joseph Callahan will resign his Ward 5 seat on the Bartlesville City Council effective as of Nov. 30th.   Callahan has served on the City Council since March 2016.  He has accepted an employment opportunity elsewhere.   Callahan says he is happy to have found a pos ... read more »

Superintendent Hofmeister to Host Bartlesville Forum

Nov 05, 2017

State education leader Joy Hofmeister will speak to a public meeting prior to answering questions in Bartlesville on Friday afternoon.  Public Education Advocates for Kids, or PEAK sponsors the event scheduled from 1:30 to 2:30 at the Tri County Tech event center.   Hofmeister i ... read more »

Drug Takeback Day Ranks #2

Nov 04, 2017

The Bartlesville Police Department recently teamed up with a local Walgreens store a week ago to help area residents safely and legally dispose of unwanted prescription drugs in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s national “Take Back Day" campaign.   ... read more »

Week 10 High School Football Scores

Nov 04, 2017

Week 10 High School Football Scores: Booker T. Washington 42  Bartlesville 13   Sperry 49 Dewey 21    Nowata 22 Oklahoma Union 60    Chelsea 20  Caney Valley 37    Pawhuska 6  Perry 75  ... read more »