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Dewey Public Works Authority

Jun 05, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday night. The authority approved to allow City Manager Kevin Trease and staff to initiate the bidding process of lease purchasing a new sanitation truck. THe authority also approved an amendment to the current bu ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Committee Recommendation

Jun 06, 2017

The meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners was split Monday, as the Commissioners received the formal recommendation from the Courthouse Building Review Committee at 1pm following their regularly scheduled meeting at 10. During the morning portion of the meeting the Commissione ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Takes No Action on TIF Proposal

Jun 05, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council took no action Monday night on a proposed Tax Increment Finance District.  After a public hearing in which two people spoke -- primarily to ask questions regarding the TIF proposal -- Mayor Dale Copeland announced that the agenda item calling for action on the T ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Approves FY 18 Budget

Jun 05, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council Approved a 542-page budget for fiscal year 2018 Monday night.  The budget document is essentially the one City Finance Director Mike Bailey presented to the council during its last meeting.  Bailey says this year's budget has been more difficult than mo ... read more »

Judge Dismisses Charges Against Reece Brothers

Jun 05, 2017

State charges against Jeremy and Tyler Reece in the 2015 death of Rick Holt are being dismissed. Investigators claimed that the brothers killed the Pawhuska oil man and buried his remains on an oil lease.  According to a Facebook post by the Bigheart Times, Special Judge Stuart Tate affi ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Meet

Jun 05, 2017

The Nowata Board of County Commissioners met Monday for their regularly scheduled meeting. The Commissioners discussed a new security plan with Sheriff Sandy Hadley, but the plan could not be approved and will be added to next week’s agenda. New business discussed included reviewing off ... read more »

Interstate Fair and Rodeo Announces Entertainment

Jun 05, 2017

The Monday night concerts will return to the Interstate Fair and Rodeo this summer.  The Montgomery County Fair Association has announced Nashville recording artist LOCASH will headline the Grandstand Jam on Monday, August 14th in Coffeyville. Academy of Country Music-nominated and Reviv ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Jun 05, 2017

The Washington County Commissioners held their first of the month meeting at 9 in the morning, as opposed to 9:30. In the meeting, the commissioners approved for a retiring Washington County Deputy to keep his badge and service sidearm into retirement.  The commissioners also agreed to e ... read more »

Ranch Heights Students Take Humpty Dumpty Challenge

Jun 05, 2017

Students at Bartlesville's Ranch Heights Elementary School took part in a Humpty Dumpty Challenge last month and tried to design a vessel that would protect an egg dropped from the school's roof and keep it from breaking as a result of the fall.  Director of Engineering at Servic ... read more »

Hearings and Applications Fill the City Council Agenda

Jun 04, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council will the host the second of two required public hearings on a proposed Tax Increment Finance District Number 11.  Representative of the Public Finance Law Group will speak to the board on the TIF prior to the hearing.  Following public comment, the council ... read more »

New Budget Lifts Mileage Restrictions

Jun 03, 2017

Oklahoma's public safety department has lifted a daily 100-mile restriction on how far state troopers can travel after the governor signed a $6.8 billion spending bill this week. The restriction went into effect in December as state agencies scrambled to close a $1.3 billion shortfall for ... read more »

Bartlesville Street Closure Announced

Jun 03, 2017

Bartlesville police have announced that fourth Street will be closed between Cherokee Avenue and Osage Avenue from 9 to 12:05 next week. The street will be closed during the morning hours Monday through Friday for Bartlesville First Baptist Church Vacation Bible School.  You are encourag ... read more »

State Superintendent Encourages Feedback For Comprehensive Plan

Jun 02, 2017

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister is encouraging all interested Oklahomans to read and offer feedback on the latest draft of a comprehensive state plan that lays out a vision for K-12 public education in Oklahoma. Under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, state ed ... read more »

Sunfest Returns For 35th Year

Jun 02, 2017

Tonight kicks off the 35th Annual Sunfest at Sooner Park in Bartlesville. The festival is home to food, music and fun, all for free. Several local musicians will be performing on one of the three stages at the park, including a “Battle of the Bands” on Saturday. The festival feat ... read more »

Dad Deserves It! Contest

Jun 02, 2017

Bartlesville Radio is doing another contest. The Dad Deserves It! Contest will have it's grand prize drawing the morning of Friday, June 16 at 8.  Grand Prize includes: 3 Night Stay at Canyon Plaza Quality Inn & Suites Admission for 4 to Grand Canyon National ... read more »