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Regent Bank To Open New Branch Office in Bartlesville

Jan 14, 2020

Tulsa-based Regent Bank is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in Bartlesville, Oklahoma in early Spring 2020. Regent received FDIC approval to open the new branch at 422 S. Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, OK 74003. Trevor Dorsey will serve as Bartlesville Market President and has a ... read more »

Board Approves Superintendent Evaluation, Contract

Jan 13, 2020

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education held an extensive executive session on Monday night as they discussed the evaluation and the contract of Superintendent Vince Vincent. Once the Board returned to open session, Board President David Cleveland read the executive session minutes as a c ... read more »

Teachers Honored at Pawhuska Board Meeting

Jan 13, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening at the Administration Building and honored teachers in each building that excel in the classroom and beyond.   The teacher honored from Indian Camp Elementary School was Sharon Hendren. Hendren has been in ... read more »

Council Looks to Award Bid to Begin Work on Kihekah Waterline

Jan 13, 2020

The Pawhuska City Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall on Tuesday evening.   The council will look to award a bid for someone to begin work on the Kihekah waterline project. They will consider accepting a Community Development Block Grant for the construct ... read more »

County Road Crews Stay Busy During Snow Storm

Jan 13, 2020

As a winter storm warning took effect, parts of Osage County received upwards of three inches of snow on Saturday morning. The sun melted most of the ice off the road as the day progressed, but District One Commissioner Randall Jones says his road crew was plenty busy that morning.   ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jan 13, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested for domestic abuse for the second time in the last two years. Shawn Aaron Brown appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing felony charges of domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor. Court documents allege that Brown repeatedly struck a ... read more »

Legislation Could Declare 2020 as Year of the Bible

Jan 13, 2020

Legislation filed by Republican Sen. Nathan Dahm of Broken Arrow would declare 2020 the “Year of the Bible.” Senate Concurrent Resolution 7 would recognize the unique contribution the Bible has made in shaping the United States, including that biblical teachings inspired civil gov ... read more »

Agreement with Bartlesville Community Center Approved

Jan 13, 2020

The Bartlesville Community Center facility rental agreement was approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday. Commissioner Antle said it is a change of location for the County's hosting of the Circuit Engineering District meeting to the Community Center. He said they had an i ... read more »

Ankle Monitor Helps Track Purse Burglar

Jan 13, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested after stealing a purse from a residence and attempting to sell it on the internet. Jordan Harris appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of first degree burglary and possession of stolen property. According to an affidavit, Harris ... read more »

Football Team to Use Ag Building for Banquet

Jan 13, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning and breezed through a quick meeting. The commissioners signed the contract allowing Heritage Hills Commercial Services to fix the treasurer’s roof. This will cost j ... read more »

Redevelopment of Old Kmart Facility Begins

Jan 13, 2020

Work to redevelop the old Kmart facility at the corner of Frank Phillips Boulevard and U.S. Highway 75 has begun. Jeremy Foraker, the president of Foraker Company, said they are now reviving the building by converting it into five suites. He said he is happy to finally work on the space after ... read more »

Commissioners Make Appointment, More on Monday

Jan 13, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners looked to appoint District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle to serve on the All Hazard, Whole Community Planning Group Member's list on Monday. Commissioner Antle said this was for Washington County Emergency Management's Grant Program. He said he does no ... read more »

Bama Companies CEO, Chairman to Visit Bartlesville

Jan 13, 2020

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce’s next Women in Business forum will feature Paula Marshall, the Chairman and CEO of The Bama Companies. Bama is an innovator of whole-sale bakery products. In the Women in Business forum, Marshall will share her experience of 30-years as the CEO of o ... read more »

Commissioners Speak on County Jail Conditions

Jan 13, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners presented a report of their annual inspection of the county jail at Monday morning’s meeting. The commissioners toured the jail following last week’s meeting on Jan. 10. The jail went through a fair amount of turmoil in 2019. However, Sheriff Mirta ... read more »

St John School Gala Feb 1

Jan 13, 2020

It's an evening of fun, food, and fundraising as St. John Catholic School as 816 S. Keeler in  Bartlesville invites you to their 2020 Gala and Auction February 1, 2020.   "The money raised from the Gala and Auction will focus on STEAM education--which is science, techno ... read more »