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Lake Levels Still High

Jun 11, 2018

With scattered showers and high heat, local lakes have seen a fluctuation of levels.   At Hula Lake, the level has risen to 733.61, which is at 116.1-percent capacity. Over at Hudson Lake, the level sits at 756.8, which is just under full capacity at 97.6-percent.   In a ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Several Items

Jun 11, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners approved several different items at a Monday morning meeting. The board started off with the approval of the county’s temporary appropriations application. The general fund will not exceed $1.09 million for the fiscal year 2018-2019. Commissioner Curtis B ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meet Twice

Jun 11, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met for a couple of meetings on Monday morning. The Commissioners approved a resolution to participate in ACCO-SIG for property liability in 2018-2019, and approved forms for work on the Bison Road Project. However, a renewal of an agreement regard ... read more »

Budget Board to Conduct Public Hearing

Jun 11, 2018

The Washington County Budget Board will conduct a public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 1019 budget for the county this afternoon.  The board will also discuss a possible recommendation to the board of county commissioners to revise the resolution of the Employees Flexible Benefit Plan. ... read more »

Woman Injured in Osage County Accident

Jun 11, 2018

An Enid woman was injured Sunday afternoon in an accident about 2 and a half miles south of Shidler.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 55 year-old Jimmie Miller was driving a Honda Shadow southbound on State Highway 18 when her vehicle failed to negotiate a curve to the right.  She w ... read more »

Washington County Board to Act on Detention Transport.

Jun 11, 2018

The Washington County board of commissioners will take action on a second opinion to renew an agreement with the office of juvenile affairs for detention transportation.  The board will also act on a utility relocation agreement on the bison road project.  The board will convene its mee ... read more »

Reward Increased in Cold Case

Jun 10, 2018

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is doubling a $5,000 reward for information that helps solve the fatal shootings of two women in southeastern Oklahoma.   The agency says it's now offering a $10,000 reward for information about the August 2016 deaths of 23-year-old Emil ... read more »

Local Soldier Injured in Africa

Jun 10, 2018

A Bartlesville soldier was reportedly injured in an attack in the Bar-Sanguni area of Solmalia. The U.S. Special Forces team was in the process of constructing a new Forward Operating Base with a large local partner force when they came under sustained mortar fire and machine gun fire from techni ... read more »

Pawhuska Chamber to Host Candidate Forum

Jun 09, 2018

The Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Candidate forum this Tuesday at the Pawhuska Community Center. Meet the Candidates for Oklahoma State House District 36 : J Paul Ganzel Jared Lemmons Jordan Lauffer Louise Redcorn Sean Roberts   And Candidates for ... read more »

Oklahoma's Ranking In June Safety Month

Jun 08, 2018

As June is National Safety Month, a study has ranked the states in order of most safe to least state.   According to Wallethub, Oklahoma ranks the 3rd least safe in 2018. In the study, 48 metrics were taken in to consideration during the assessment. Oklahoma scored 45th best in the s ... read more »

Concert To Be Held Next To Hideaway

Jun 08, 2018

Bartlesville's Hideaway Pizza is starting their Summer Concert Series on Sunday, June 10. This will be a great opportunity for the community to come together to enjoy music and food, and there will be a kids zone full of activities and giveaways as well..   Hideaway Pizza will be ... read more »

BPD Looking for Theft suspect

Jun 08, 2018

Bartlesville Police Captain Jay Hastings announced that the BPD is looking for a suspect in theft incident that took place on Wednesday morning. The suspect stole two patio chairs from in front of a business on the 300 block of SE Seneca Avenue in Bartlesville. The suspect was seen driving a ... read more »

Fugitive Friday

Jun 08, 2018

Joseph Wagener walked away Tuesday from Tulsa Transitional Center in Tulsa.  Wagener is described as white, about 6-feet tall, and weighing about 169 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  When he walked away, he was serving time for possession of a stolen vehicle and controll ... read more »

Summer Heat Illness Prevention

Jun 08, 2018

With head indexes reaching more than 100 this weekend, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has issued several warnings and signs to help prevent heat related illnesses this summer.   More than 600 people die from heat-related illness in the United States each year. In Oklahoma, t ... read more »

Thompson Brothers Celebrate year 70

Jun 08, 2018

Thompson Brothers Welding & Industrial Supply is celebrating 70 years of serving the community with a customer appreciation open house today until 2.   The event is open to the community and will include live demonstrations of welding equipment. In addition, representatives from ... read more »