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OSDE Youth Council

Jan 19, 2017

Many of Oklahoma’s student leaders met this morning with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister to discuss the state’s public education system and share their ideas about how to strengthen it. The gathering marked the first meeting of the 2017-2018 Superintendent&rs ... read more »

Former Republican House Leader Pleads Guilty

Jan 19, 2017

Prosecutors say a former Oklahoma Republican House leader has pleaded guilty to a felony count of perjury, admitting that he lied on travel reimbursement claims submitted to the state when he had already been reimbursed from his campaign account.   Oklahoma County Assistant District Atto ... read more »

Tulsa Visison Timeline Released

Jan 19, 2017

Leaders in Tulsa say the majority of projects funded by the 15-year Vision Tulsa program will be funded in the next five years.   Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum released a timeline Wednesday of when projects will be funded under the tax, which voters approved extending last year. The schedule ca ... read more »

Flu Related Deaths Rise

Jan 19, 2017

The number of Oklahomans who've died due to the flu this flu season has risen to six with one additional death during the past week.   The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Thursday reported the latest death was in Tulsa County and, based on previous reports, the latest victim w ... read more »

Porter Man Arrested

Jan 19, 2017

A $150,000 bond has been set for a Porter man who allegedly ran away from officers from a traffic violation.  26-year old Gary Lee Poindexter, Jr. is charged with eluding a police officer, possession of methamphetamine, driving with a suspected licence, and defective tail lights.  Oklah ... read more »

Woolaroc Construction Results in Lower Prices

Jan 19, 2017

Improvements continue at Woolaroc.  Woolaroc Chief Executive Officer Bob Fraser says work goes on to replace all of the floors in Rooms 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the museum.  Fraser says the Woolaroc Museum remains open during the renovations but some of the rooms may be partially blocked off wh ... read more »

Caney Superintendent Quits His Job

Jan 19, 2017

The City Superintendent for the City of Caney resigns his post. Craig Evans made the announcement yesterday evening in a social media post. Evans is stepping down after dealing with water issues that became worse during late December when a water line breaks caused the community to lose water pre ... read more »

City Preparing For Grant Application For Lee Lake

Jan 18, 2017

City officials are in the process of compiling information for a grant application that could help pay for security lighting and other amenities at the City of Bartlesville owned Lee Lake. Community Development and Parks Director Lisa Beeman and Grants Administrator Nancy Warring are preparing ... read more »

Child Nutrition Program Looking For Summer Food Sponsors

Jan 18, 2017

The Oklahoma State Department of Education Child Nutrition Program is now looking for 2017 Summer Food Service Program sponsoring organizations. Eligible sponsors include public or governmental agencies, private, non-profit residential summer camps and private, non-profit organizations. This pr ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Jan 18, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council meeting on Tuesday night. The authority approved the fiscal year 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 audits. This will catch up the Dewey Public Works Authority on audits until the 2017 audit. There was no new business to be discussed, how ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meeting

Jan 18, 2017

The Dewey City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night, as Martin Luther King Jr. Day was on Monday.  The council received audit reports from 2014-2015 and 2015-2016, then approved the reports. This catches the City of Dewey up on audit reports until the end of 20 ... read more »

Bartlesville Buys New Command Vehicle

Jan 18, 2017

Bartlesville Fire Department recently added a new truck to its fleet after retiring the 11-year-old “command vehicle” for Central Fire Station’s three battalion chiefs. The new 2017 Ford F-350 crew cab, four-wheel drive pick-up will allow the station’s battalion chiefs ... read more »

Commissioners Receive Planning and Zoning Update

Jan 17, 2017

This week at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, Jake Bruno from Osage County Planning and Zoning provided an update, the commissioners discussed whether to repair or replacement the heating and air systems at the Osage County Fairgrounds, and approved to surplussing of ... read more »

Truck Fire

Jan 17, 2017

There was a truck on fire today on US Highway 75. The truck was on Wyndott Avenue just in front of Simple Simons. We have reached out to several agencies, but have not received any further information. ... read more »

Motorcycle Accident

Jan 17, 2017

A motorcycle accident occurred this morning around 7:30. The motorcycle rider failed to yield at a stop-sign, leading to the accident. Captain Jay Hastings says the only individual injured was the rider. No other person was injured in the accident. ... read more »