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Washington County Commissioners Meet Monday

May 29, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning for their weekly meeting,l as Monday was spent in observance of Memorial Day. The commissioners approved a transportation form and an agreement for an amendment to a lease with KCD Towers LLC, before receiving a presentation on t ... read more »

80 Year-Old Injured in Monday Mishap

May 29, 2018

Failure to yield is listed as the cause of a Monday night accident.  A Bartlesville man was injured Monday night in an accident on U. S. 75 at E. 3100 Road.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports the driver of a semi was attempting a left turn when a car driven by 80 year-old Glenn Goodri ... read more »

Nowata Citizens Speak in Support of Sheriff

May 29, 2018

The Nowata County commissioners held a meeting on Monday morning where more concerned citizens spoke—this time in favor of the Sheriff’s office. Barbara Dawson and Gary Dawson each prepared a statement to address the board in support of Sheriff Freeman. Here is the full statem ... read more »

Memorial Day Program Held At White Rose Cemetery

May 28, 2018

A Memorial Day program was held this morning at the White Rose Cemetery Gazebo.   Kim Inman, Cemetery Relations Coordinator, opened the program and Representative Earl Sears performed the invocation.  Bill Teal, Post Adjutant American Legion Post 105, spoke about Memorial D ... read more »

400 Bartlesville Seniors Become Graduates

May 25, 2018

About 400 Bartlesville High School seniors became graduates of the class of 2018 Friday night.  136 class members passed at least one honors course and 23 held a 4.0 grade point average throughout their four years of high school.   Class President, Hannah Aldrich quoted Presiden ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

May 27, 2018

Friday, June 1st is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the June 26th Primary Election.   Washington County Election Board Secretary, Yvonne House, says you have to be a United States Citizen, a resident of Oklahoma and at least 18 years of ... read more »

Caney Mayfest Set for Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2018

The City of Caney is hosting weekend full of events as a part of Caney Mayfest 2018. The event will feature live music, food, a 5k fun run, car show and much more. The Caney Community Betterment Group is in charge of this year’s festival. A majority of the Mayfest events will be held at ... read more »

Library to Host Master Gardener Program

May 25, 2018

The Bartlesville Public Library and Literacy Services will host a Master Gardener program at 7 p.m. on June 7. Trained and certified Washington County Master Gardeners will give a classroom presentation on essential information for healthy soil in the Library’s Meeting Room A, located a ... read more »

Arvest Bank Holds Cookout

May 25, 2018

Arvest Bank and the Arvest Foundation held a cookout on Thursday to benefit the 1 Million Meals Challenge and Mary Martha Outreach Center.    Marketing Manager, Annah Fischer says there was a great turnout, and Arvest appreciates everyone who stopped by to help support Mary Mart ... read more »

Agriculture Department Recognizes Emily Case

May 25, 2018

The Oklahoma Agriculture Department has recognized Dewey's Emily Case as a Significant Woman in Agriculture.  Case is a member of the Washington County Fair Board, secretary of the Washington County Junior Livestock Board, and a member to the Washington County Cattlewomen. She also enjoy ... read more »

Music on the Lawn on Saturday

May 25, 2018

This Saturday, the Frank Phillips Home will host "Music on the Lawn" Saturday evening from 7 to 8:30.  There is no charge and it is open to the public to enjoy the folk music of Olive and Zack.     Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an evening at the man ... read more »

Check Out the Book and Get Tickets

May 25, 2018

Bartlesville Public Library patrons will receive four free admission ticket vouchers to the Oklahoma City Zoo when you check out a copy of the children’s book “Our Day at the Zoo”.    The book was written and published by the Oklahoma City Zoo and the Metropoli ... read more »

Business Construction Continues

May 24, 2018

The Bartlesville Assisted Living Center is set to open this summer.   According to Chief Communications Officer Kelli Williams, owner Reggie Herring says the Bartlesville Assisted Living Center is set to open in late July or early August.   The new center will have 57 un ... read more »

WCHD Encourages Pool Safety

May 24, 2018

The Washington County Health Department and the Oklahoma State Department of Health is encouraging the practice of healthy swimming behaviors to prevent spreading germs and prevent families from becoming sick this summer.   This week is designated nationally as National Healthy and S ... read more »

Senator Lankford Comments on Korea Summit

May 24, 2018

President Donald Trump declares he is "waiting" to see if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will again "engage in constructive dialogue."   Trump opened the door for diplomacy Thursday just hours after he canceled a summit with Kim scheduled for next month in Singapore ... read more »