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Transportation Plan to be Discussed at Commissioner Meeting

May 31, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska for a regular scheduled meeting. John Blickensderfer from Guy Engineering will be at the meeting to propose an eight-year transportation plan that would better the county. The commissioners will ... read more »

City Council Looks to Increase Use Tax Monday

May 31, 2019

Amendments to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget will be discussed by the Dewey City Council on Monday night. This budget amendment is for the City of Dewey and the Dewey Public Works Authority. Next, the Council will consider and possibly vote on approving an ordinance to amend and increase th ... read more »

Smith to Be Sworn in as County Clerk Monday

May 31, 2019

The new Washington County Clerk will be sworn in Monday morning in Bartlesville. District Judge Linda Thomas will swear in Annette Smith to the clerk position during the Washington County Commissioners meeting. Marjorie Parrish is retiring from the position. Following the swearing-in cere ... read more »

Proactive Action Helps Dewey Fire Tackle Flood Issues

May 31, 2019

The Dewey Fire Department is ready to unwind a bit now that flood waters in the area have receded. Flooding struck the area on Monday, May 20th and persisted for a week in a half in the Dewey area. During that time, Dewey Fire Chief Chad Schuler said they took 27 calls in 7 days. He said the ... read more »

Kids Have Opportunities to Enjoy OKM Music Festival

May 31, 2019

The 35th Annual OKM Music Festival has a mission to inspire your children with music and entertainment. There are kids’ activities that take place every day of the festival, which starts on Saturday, June 8th. On Tuesday, June 11th, Production Manager Cassie Mihm said the beloved Prince ... read more »

Dewey School Board Looks to Approve Items for 2019-2020 School Year

May 31, 2019

The Dewey School Board will meet for a regular scheduled meeting Monday evening at the Administration Building to discuss a number of items. Amanda Guilfoyle will be appointed as a Dewey School Board of Education member. The School Board will look to approve the attendance policy for this ... read more »

City of Bartlesville: All City Roadways Open

May 31, 2019

All roadways in the City of Bartlesville have re-opened. All athletic fields, Johnstone Park and portions of Pathfinder Parkway remain closed by the City of Bartlesville until further notice. Price Fields, however, has been used. The Caney River crested at 17.8-feet on Tuesday, May 28th. ... read more »

Representative Hern Visits US Pioneer in Tulsa

May 31, 2019

U.S. Representative for Oklahoma Kevin Hern visited U.S. Pioneer in Tulsa to see firsthand the skilled jobs and businesses that the production of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers brings to the region. U.S. Pioneer is a major supplier for the aircraft carrier program and provides electrical equipme ... read more »

Improvements Coming to Clarence Brantley Indoor Arena

May 30, 2019

A much needed remodel is finally coming to the bathrooms of the Clarence Brantley Indoor Arena. The Board of Osage County Commissioners had sent out bids for construction companies to make the remodel and District Three Commissioner Darren McKinney said they finally heard back from JL & Assoc ... read more »

16 Animal Cruelty Charges Picked up in Flood Incident

May 30, 2019

A Bartlesville man was charged with 16 felony counts of animal cruelty after refusing to let Washington County Deputies rescue animals from his property amid high flood waters. 76-year-old Joseph Purrington was taken into custody during arraignments at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday ... read more »

City Church Helping Bartlesville Recover

May 30, 2019

In the midst of widespread flooding several church organizations have come to the forefront of the relief effort around Bartlesville and northeast Oklahoma. City Church in Bartlesville has dug into helping the local community ever since floodwaters started rising on May 20. Outreach Pastor Samuel ... read more »

Osage County Begins to Clean Up after the Flood

May 30, 2019

The water in Osage County has finally began to recede and as a result, Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts can begin assessing the damage.   Roberts adds that various organizations have came into the county over the past week to aide in clean-up efforts.   Rober ... read more »

Bartlesville Man spits on Officers During Arrest

May 30, 2019

A Bartlesville man racked up several charges while being picked on a warrant for an assault incident from December 2018. Schott Henshall appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing charges of placing bodily fluids on a government employee, assault with a dangerous weapon, unau ... read more »

OKM Music Festival Welcomes Steep Canyon Rangers

May 30, 2019

Pushing the limits of bluegrass – that is what the Grammy Award-Winning Steep Canyon Rangers have been doing since 2000. They will perform in this OKM Music’s 35th Annual Music Festival. Tracing their humble beginnings back to a small North Carolina town, the Steep Canyon Rangers ... read more »

U.S. 169 North of Nowata Open; Still Closed by Talala

May 30, 2019

The flooding situation in Nowata County remains one of the top concerns around the area. However, citizens received good news as US-169 north of the City of Nowata has re-opened after it was closed for some time on Wednesday due to water over the roadway, according to Nowata County Emergency Mana ... read more »