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City Council Discusses Solid Waste Survey Results

Sep 17, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council heard a presentation on the results of the municipal solid waste survey at Tuesday’s meeting. Dave Yanke, a solid waste consultant with New Gen Strategies & Solutions spoke to the council. Yanke gave several recommendations to the council based on the r ... read more »

Gov. Stitt Appoints Judge John Kane IV to Supreme Court

Sep 17, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt has announced the appointment of Judge M. John Kane, IV to the Supreme Court of Oklahoma. Judge John Kane has served Osage County as District Judge for the 10th Judicial District since 2005. During his 14 years on the bench, he has presided as a judge in tens of thousands ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Allegedly Spits on Officer

Sep 17, 2019

A Bartlesville man is facing felony charges after spitting on a police officer. The incident occurred after Jacob Canute was arrested after possessing a pipe commonly used for smoking methamphetamine. It is alleged that Canute spit in the face of a Bartlesville Police officer while he was bei ... read more »

Nowata County Addresses Medical Marijuana

Sep 17, 2019

Nowata County is among several Oklahoma counties trying to decipher legislation surrounding medical marijuana. Jason White, a citizen came forward with some ideas about how the county can maximize revenue as it pertains to medical marijuana. This engaged a discussion about what is known and unkno ... read more »

U.S. Marshals Searching for Most Wanted Suspect

Sep 17, 2019

The U.S. Marshal’s Office Most Wanted suspect for Monday is connected to the August 27th shooting death of Lakenvian Jernigan. Keshawn Evitt is wanted in Osage County for accessory to murder. Detectives believe Evitt may have taken the weapon used in the homicide. Jernigan was found dea ... read more »

Barnsdall Holding Event to Benefit Family

Sep 17, 2019

A traffic accident in Osage County killed a six year old from Barnsdall and severely injured another small child last week. In light of these events, the community is gathering around to show support for the family. Family friend Becky Fleming explains what event they will be holding to assist th ... read more »

Arvest Bank to Offer Paper Shredding Event on Friday

Sep 17, 2019

Arvest Bank in Bartlesville will host a free shred event for customers and community members to discard unwanted paper and sensitive documents in a secure, confidential manner. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Bartlesville Regional United Way. The event will take place on Friday, Sep ... read more »

Minor Injuries Received in Two Car Accident

Sep 17, 2019

A two vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Frank Phillips Boulevard and Silver Lake Road in Bartlesville just before 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. A red Chevy Cavalier is believed to have hit the side of a white Cadillac after the driver of the Cadillac turned in front of the Chevy at th ... read more »

August Sales Tax Report Up for the City of Dewey

Sep 17, 2019

The August sales tax report for the City of Dewey is in, and it is safe to say there was a good return. Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease said they received $75,083 in sales tax last month. He said that is a 13.21-percent increase over the same month from last year. Looking back at it, Trease s ... read more »

DHS Teacher Comes Close to Teacher of the Year Honors

Sep 17, 2019

The 2020 Teacher of the Year ceremony was held at the State Fair Park in Oklahoma City on Tuesday. Cassandra Stauder has been an educator for 12 years and completed one year as a science teacher at Dewey High School last year. She was one of the 12 finalists for the 2020 Teacher of the Year h ... read more »

BPS Free or Reduced Meal Applications Earn Donations

Sep 17, 2019

At the end of September in 2018, 363 students in the Bartlesville Public School district lost their Free and Reduced meal status because their parents had not submitted a renewal application. This year, Trevor Dorsey of Regent Bank will provide a free donation to the Child Nutrition departmen ... read more »

Library Has Touchless Faucet Stolen Over the Weekend

Sep 17, 2019

Out of all the rich knowledge and material someone could have taken from the Bartlesville Public Library, someone chose to steal a faucet. Library Director Shellie McGill said they believe someone took the faucet from the first floor women’s bathroom on Sunday and they discovered that i ... read more »

KWON KYFM KRIG KPGM 2nd Annual Celebration and Wedding Showcase This Sunday

Sep 17, 2019

Let’s Celebrate! We all have that one special memory of the best birthday party, a remarkable reunion, or the most beautiful wedding you have ever seen. If you have ever planned an event you know how hard it is to track down all of the different types of services you will need to pull off s ... read more »

City to Pursue Grant Funding for UV System Replacement

Sep 16, 2019

Action was taken on the Fiscal Year 2020 REAP Grant for the City of Dewey at the Dewey City Council meeting Monday night. City Manager Kevin Trease said the City got their application for the 2021 REAP cycle. He said they can apply for up to $50,000 and that they could get approved for the gr ... read more »

Truancy Concerns at Dewey Schools Stirs Discussion

Sep 16, 2019

Discussion to adopt a municipal truancy ordinance took place at the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday night. Dewey Police Sergeant Jimmy Gray said truancy is a state-wide issue, but in Dewey specifically, he said 32 parents could be cited for truancy for not taking their children to school ... read more »