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Coleman Gets Endorsement

Apr 03, 2017

Republican U.S. congressional candidate for Oklahoma’s First District, Andy Coleman,  received the endorsement of former Oklahoma State Senator Denzil “Denny” Garrison on Friday.  Garrison, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict,  served as th ... read more »

Commissioners Interview for Fairgrounds Position

Apr 03, 2017

The Osage County Board of County Commissioners held a lengthy executive session Monday in order to interview possible candidates for a new full-time position at the Osage County Fairgrounds. The Commissioners were in executive session for nearly 2 hours during the 10 o'clock meeting to interv ... read more »

Nowata School Board Award Bond Bid

Apr 03, 2017

In a brief Noontime meeting on Monday, the Nowata School Board received bids for the General Obligation Building Bonds worth $740,000 and awarded UMB Bank of Kansas City as the low bid.  The bank was the low interest rate of 1.525 percent.    ... read more »

Nowata To Decide City Race

Apr 03, 2017

There's only one seat on the Nowata City Commission up for grabs in Tuesday's election.  It's Ward 3 on the ballot.  Voters have a choice between Mayor David Lynn and former Nowata County Commissioner Dean Bridges.  Polls will open between 7 and 7. ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Apr 03, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at 9 in the morning on Monday, as it was the first of the month, for their regularly scheduled meeting. The commissioners approved several forms, including forms for the Bison Road Project. The commissioners also approved an addendum to an agre ... read more »

Nowata School Board to Issue Bonds

Apr 01, 2017

The Nowata School Board will will receive building bond bids during a noon-hour meeting on Monday.  Board members plan to issue the bonds as tax-exempt obligations.  The board meeting will convene in the Nowata High School library. ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Impact Numbers

Mar 31, 2017

Other media have reported numbers on the impact to Bartlesville with the recent transaction of ConocoPhillips. Our sources have said that “The impact on Bartlesville is hard to determine, and no numbers have been released.” A company spokesperson based in Bartlesville said yesterd ... read more »

KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM Honored

Apr 01, 2017

KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM radio were recognized by their peers Friday night.  The Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters held its annual awards ceremony in Oklahoma City.  The stations were recognized for on the spot weather coverage. The stations were also recognized for excellence in com ... read more »

United Way Funds Bartlesville Education Promise

Apr 01, 2017

The Bartlesville Regional United Way has provided $10,000 in funding to Bartlesville Education Promise for 2017. Bartlesville Education Promise Chairman, Martin Garber says his organization has been encouraged by the number of donors and volunteers that are helping our schools.  Bartl ... read more »

OkWU Will Offer New Major

Apr 01, 2017

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will launch a new academic major fall. The Writing and Editing major will be housed in the School of Arts and Sciences.  The program focus will help students develop the more technical skills necessary for working as a professional writer or editor. Dean of t ... read more »

Caney Valley Classes Cancelled

Mar 30, 2017

The Caney Valley School District has canceled classes tomorrow for the funeral of second grader Kaden L. Minor,  student who died of a gunshot wound in an accident on Sunday. The 8-year-old's funeral services will be held at 2pm, at the Caney Valley High School Gymnasium in Ramona.&n ... read more »

Dewey Burglaries

Mar 31, 2017

On March 27th, around 3 in the afternoon, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on a house located at 1779 Overlook Drive in Independence, Kansas. The search warrant was part of an ongoing investigation in cooperation with the Dewey Police Department. Deputie ... read more »

Garfields Closes

Mar 31, 2017

After 25 years of food and fun, a Washington Park Mall staple has closed it's doors. Garfield's has announced via sign that they have closed, and will not be reopening. Decorations have been stripped from the facility, including the recognizable Merry-Go-Round horse inside the mall. ... read more »

Phillips 66 Shareholders Meeting

Mar 31, 2017

Phillips 66  will host its annual meeting of shareholders on May 3 at the Houston Marriott Westchase. Shareholders must present an admission ticket or proof of ownership of Phillips 66 stock, as well as valid picture identification, to be admitted. Those unable to attend in person can a ... read more »

OTEMS Finds Body

Mar 31, 2017

An Oologah-Talala Emergency Medical Service ambulance responded to an address near Oologah Lake just east of Oologah around 4 yesterday afternoon on a report of an unresponsive individual. OTEMS found an individual who could not be revived, and then turned the matter over to the Rogers Count ... read more »