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Oklahoma State Department of Ed. Gives Recommendations to Schools

Jul 23, 2020

The Oklahoma State Board of Education met for a special called meeting Thursday morning to discuss the best way to go about re-opening schools across the state. With a 4-3 vote, the board opted to recommend, but not require individual school districts to follow certain guidelines such as wearing ... read more »

Thursday COVID-19 Numbers

Jul 23, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health still continues to deal with system backlog in reporting the total number of COVID-19 cases across the state. 737 new cases are being reported across the state on Thursday. Three new deaths are being reported, none of which are in the local area. Hospitaliz ... read more »

Updates Near Completion, Back-Up Generator Installed

Jul 23, 2020

Improvements to the Dewey Fire Department located along 801 N. Cherokee Avenue are nearly under wraps after the Dewey City Council approved for the work to take place on the facility in mid-May. City Manager Kevin Trease explained what the contractors – Overhead Door and Robert Lee Cons ... read more »

Police Searching for Domestic Battery Suspect

Jul 23, 2020

The Caney Police Department is searching for a suspect that left a woman beat up at the corner of 4th and Foreman in Caney just before 6:00 on Thursday morning. According to the CPD, the victim in the case was able to exit the vehicle she had been riding in with the suspect in the case. The v ... read more »

Salvation Army Potentially Exposed to COVID-19

Jul 22, 2020

Captain Ian Carr, the Commanding Officer for the Salvation Army in Bartlesville, said the organization had a potential exposure to COVID-19, and they are shutting down their summer program as a result. In a letter release on Wednesday, Captain Carr said: “It has been a morning. I am ... read more »

Osage County Defendants Back in Court on Friday

Jul 23, 2020

Three defendants will be back in Osage County Court on Friday afternoon for a motion hearing in relation to an October 2018 murder. Daniel Keene, Maurice Kent and Toby Bighorse are all being charged with the alleged first degree or second-degree murder in the alternative of John Adkins on Oct ... read more »

Meals at DPS will Look Different in 2020-2021

Jul 23, 2020

Breakfast and lunch will be handled a little bit differently at Dewey Public Schools next school year thanks to COVID-19. Superintendent Vince Vincent said breakfast in the District's cafeteria typically serves Dewey Elementary and Dewey Middle School students. He said they are going to w ... read more »

Funding Assistance Available for Those Within Osage Nation

Jul 23, 2020

Financial assistance for those within the Osage Nation who are struggling from the COVID-19 pandemic is available on a first-come basis.  To be eligible for this assistance, one must be a registered member of the Osage Nation on or before July 1st, 2020. Members must also be able to show ... read more »

Gallery Talk with John Hammer at Price Tower

Jul 23, 2020

An acclaimed local Oklahoma artist will give a gallery talk at the Price Tower Art Center next Thursday. Artist John Hammer will talk about his show “John Hammer’s Tattered Aesthetics & Peculiar Portrayals” that featured two series of his work. Tattered Aesthetics explor ... read more »

Oklahoma Senate on Redistricting Process

Jul 23, 2020

Senate leaders on Thursday announced more details of the process the Oklahoma Senate Select Committee on Redistricting will use as the Senate prepares for redistricting next year upon receipt of data from the 2020 U.S. Census. Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, a Republican from Oklahom ... read more »

Lankford Cautions Vigilance of China's Agenda

Jul 23, 2020

United States Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford took to the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon to discuss ways the US government can hold China accountable for human rights violations and suppression of freedom. During his speech. Sen. Lankford cautioned the nation about the dangers of China&r ... read more »

2020 RSU Bartlesville Scholarship Fundraising Virtual Auction

Jul 23, 2020

The 2020 RSU Bartlesville Scholarship Fundraising Breakfast previously scheduled for March 27 was canceled amid COVID-19 concerns. To continue the strong support from the Bartlesville area for local students, we invite you to participate in the online auction or to make a gift. View the vide ... read more »

Statement from Gov. Stitt Regarding Tesla Announcement

Jul 23, 2020

Governor Kevin Stitt released the following statement today regarding Tesla’s announcement to expand in Austin, Texas: “Over the past few months, Tulsans and Oklahomans as a whole showed the nation and the world that our state is worthy of being one of two finalists for an innovat ... read more »

Trease to Meet with Engineers about Sanitary Sewer Line

Jul 22, 2020

Holloway, Updike and Bellen, Inc.'s proposal for engineering services for a sanitary sewer line extension on West 1400 Road in the City of Dewey was approved over two weeks ago by the Dewey Public Works Authority. Following the Dewey Public Works Authority meeting this week, City Manager ... read more »

BRTA Gets Update on Hotel Being Nationally Recognized

Jul 22, 2020

At Thursday afternoon's Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority meeting, Director Chris Wilson gave an update regarding the historic preservation of what was once known as Hotel Phillips in Bartlesville. The City of Bartlesville submitted a grant that would allow for the hotel to be on the ... read more »