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Vehicle Accidents Stop Traffic on US75

Feb 27, 2015

Just after 3pm Washington County Emergency Management and Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported they are actively working a multiple vehicle collision in vicinity of 3000 Rd and US 75, Ochelata. Drivers are asked to avoid US75 in both directions until the accident is cleared. ... read more »

New Developments In Adair's Murder Case

Feb 27, 2015

There are some developments in the murder case of Steven Lee Adair.  On Friday, Washington County District Attorney Kevin Buchanan filed a bill of particulars meaning the state is seeking the death penalty in the death of Adair's wife, 41-year old Crystal Sue Adair.  Back in Septemb ... read more »

Ongoing Drought Causes Boat Ramp Closures at Skiatook Lake

Feb 27, 2015

Oklahoma's ongoing drought has caused the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to close two boat ramps on the west side of Skiatook Lake in Osage County. Media Specialist Sarah Goodeyon said that the Lake is still open to the public. Goodeyon said depending on the amount of precipitation during th ... read more »

Osage County 4-H Host Junior Livestock Show

Feb 27, 2015

Next week from March 3rd to March 6th the Osage County 4-H and OSU Extension will be hosting the Osage County Junior Livestock Show. Tuesday afternoon, weigh-ins will begin for sheep, goats and hogs from 1 until 7pm. Wednesday the Shows begin, with the Gilt Show and Barrow Show beginnin ... read more »

Winter in Green Country with a Vengeance

Feb 27, 2015

The weekend forecast is calling for cold temperatures and precipitation in many forms on into Sunday. Things will warm up a bit on Sunday but the precipitation will continue according to Ed Calianese: Current weather patterns show that the Green Country will experience winter like conditions ... read more »

Bartlesville's Tso Receives Coke Scholarship

Feb 27, 2015

BHS senior, Gloria Tso has been selected as a member of the 2014-2015 class of Coca-Cola Scholars. Tso will receive a $20,000 scholarship award which she can  renew each year at $5,000, for four years of study at any accredited U.S. college or university of her choice. Along with the sch ... read more »

Washington County Storm Spotter Training on Saturday

Feb 27, 2015

It's time again for the annual Storm Spotter Training in Oklahoma. The training class is put together each year by meteorologists from the National Weather Service. Warning coordinator Ed Calianese said there's is always new information to pass along.   Forecaster Karen Hatfi ... read more »

Lt. Governor Lamb Visits Nowata

Feb 26, 2015

Oklahoma Lt. Governor Todd Lamb was in Nowata Thursday as part of his 77-county tour.  Lamb toured Nowata Boys and Girls Club and was pleased with the facility.  Lamb said that he has learned a lot from the tour.  Lamb added that Nowata has a rich history.  Lamb was joined by ... read more »

Oklahoma House Meets Bill Deadline

Feb 26, 2015

State legislators are headed home for the weekend after committee hearings on many bills. Representative Earl Sears said they've met their deadline and some House Bills will not be going forward. House Bill 1549, which is sponsored by Sears, made the cut today by passing the House Energy ... read more »

Hazard Mitigation Plan Key to Federal Funding

Feb 26, 2015

Officials from Washington County, the city of Bartlesville, and the Bartlesville Public School District gathered Thursday afternoon to continue work on a 5-year Hazard Mitigation Plan. When disaster strikes the Plan comes into play as pertaining to FEMA funding. Urban fires was a topic of discuss ... read more »

Chamber Announces Profile Videos

Feb 26, 2015

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce unveiled a series of videos during a lunch-time forum at the Bartlesville Community Center on Thursday.  Chamber Executive, Sherri Wilt presented the videos as part of a soulution to a problem that exists in the city -- job growth that doesn' ... read more »

Community Election Next Week

Feb 26, 2015

A number of Green Country communities will see voters at the polls next Tuesday, March 3rd. The city of Owasso has seven Propositions on the ballot, including number Three, which would require passage of a non-emergency clause ordinance or vote of the people before City Council can sell city prop ... read more »

Junior Livestock Show Season Underway

Feb 26, 2015

The Junior Livestock Show Season is underway. This weekend, Nowata County youth will hold their livestock show  The junior livestock show begins today and runs through Saturday. It takes place at the Nowata County Fairgrounds. Washington County youth get their chance next week. Kardeza Keste ... read more »

Elder Care Bartlesville Offers Golden Opportunities

Feb 26, 2015

As the number of older Americans increases and more and more people are taking care of their parents, there are some resources for help. Jessica Ennis of Elder Care here in Washington County; Ennis also talked about the upcoming fundraiser, “The Good, The Bad and The Barbeque, on Saturd ... read more »

OWU to Host Karpus Event

Feb 26, 2015

You are invited to an event at Oklahoma Wesleyan University this evening.  George Karpus of Karpus Financial Management is scheduled to speak in the Chapel and Fine Arts Center.  His topic will be  “How a Coal Miner’s Son Built a $2.7 BillionCompany”.  Karpus ... read more »