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Registration Time at Pawhuska Schools

Apr 01, 2019

It is no April Fools Joke when Pawhuska Superintendent David Cash says parents need to begin registering their young children for their first year of school. In the past the district has only allowed a certain number of students to register for Pre-K, but that isn't the case this year. Ca ... read more »

Alcohol Played Factor in Friday Accident

Apr 01, 2019

An intoxicated driver was the cause of a Friday afternoon traffic accident in Bartlesville. 54-year-old Shelley Dick was the driver of one of the vehicles in a two-car collision. According to an affidavit, officers responded to the scene near 2200 road and U.S. 75 in Bartlesville around 2:20 ... read more »

Bartlesville Art Association to Award Three Students

Apr 01, 2019

The Bartlesville Art Association will award three visual art scholarships to Washington County high school seniors. The Virginia Neely Sweet Scholarship Awards are $1,000 each and will be for students to use for higher education.   Applicants may or may not be going to school for ar ... read more »

County Commissioners Review Housing Authority Audit

Apr 01, 2019

The Osage Board of County Commissioners met Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and among other things accepted the annual audit on the Housing Authority of Osage County.    Executive Director of the Housing Authority Christi McNeil said more than 95 percent of the hous ... read more »

Youth Show, Spring Show to go on Display at Price Tower

Apr 01, 2019

Two art shows will be on display simultaneously at the Price Tower Arts Center this spring. The Bartlesville Art Association will have their 66th Annual Spring Show on display. This year's Spring Show will be judged by Tulsa artist Chris Westfall.   Price Tower Executive Directo ... read more »

Trash Pile Along State Highway 123 is Being Addressed

Apr 01, 2019

Trash collected between Bartlesville and Dewey along State Highway 123 has caused some concern in recent weeks.   Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier says he has been in contact with the Department of Environmental Quality to hold those accountable for the trash that is bein ... read more »

Two-Foot Freeboard Requirement to be Discussed

Apr 01, 2019

Washington County’s Floodplain Board will hold a public hearing to discuss the Washington County Floodplain Board’s governing of land use, building of structures and construction in unincorporated areas of the County. The Floodplain Board will consider repealing the two-foot freeboard ... read more »

Mental Health Court Discussed by Commissioners Monday

Apr 01, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners approved a contract for Mental Health Court treatment services or other integrated services on Monday morning.   The contract from the Washington County District Court was between the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Servic ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Accept Donations

Apr 01, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners discussed several different items at Monday morning’s meeting. The commissioners accepted several donations on behalf of the sheriff’s office. Two cash donations totaled $530 while Bob Sudderth volunteered himself for seven days of carpentry work within ... read more »

Gilcrease to Host Bob Dylan Display

Apr 01, 2019

A Tulsa museum will soon open a new Bob Dylan exhibition that will showcase 12 pastel portraits the musician painted. The Tulsa World reports that the Gilcrease Museum will display "Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond" from May 10 to Sept. 15. The exhibit is filled with pieces from ... read more »

Nowata Man Injured in Sunday Accident

Mar 31, 2019

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol continues to investigate a Sunday morning accident on U.S. 60 about a mile and a half east of Vinita in Craig County. According to the accident report 34 year-old Walter Brown of Nowata was westbound and went off the roadway to the right.  He over-corrected and ra ... read more »

OKM Music Announces 35th Festival Lineup

Mar 30, 2019

The Brent Gidden Band, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, Steep Canyon Rangers, Jenny Lin, and Quartetto Gelato will headline 2019's OKM Music Festival June 8th through the 14th.   The 35th season of the festival returns to the Bartlesville Communikty Center for several of the major c ... read more »

Dewey School Board to Discuss Sale of Building Bonds

Mar 30, 2019

Site principals will provide information regarding Dewey Schools State Report Card at a Dewey School Board meeting Monday night. Later in the Dewey School Board meeting, the board might approve the food service software license, training, and implementation agreement through Infinite Campus f ... read more »

Ordinances to be Reviewed by Dewey City Council

Mar 30, 2019

The Dewey City Council will discuss and possibly take action to approve an ordinance to amend a section of public safety in the City’s Code of Ordinances. If approved, an Emergency Clause will be requested.   Also in the Monday, April 1st meeting, the Council may take action to ... read more »

Details Emerge From Thursday Morning Shooting

Mar 29, 2019

Caleb Logan McCabe was in court Friday afternoon and is being charged with aggravated assault and shooting with intent to kill.   Officers were contacted by dispatch at 4:50 Thursday morning and were advised of a possible gunshot victim at the 6000 block of SE Baylor. Upon arrival, a mal ... read more »