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City of Dewey Changes Policy on Purchasing Items

Dec 04, 2019

The Dewey City Council considered approving a resolution to amend the accounting and financial policies for municipal employees and public works employees. Mayor Tom Hays said this was an item that the Dewey City Council spent some time discussing in a November meeting. City Manager Kevin ... read more »

Library to Offer 'College Preparation Talk' Series

Dec 04, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library will offer the public a free series of talks for middle school and high school students and their parents. These talks, presented by Vicki Curless, will be about various issues pertaining to college entrance. Curless is a 30-year veteran of academic teaching, e ... read more »

“Green Country Christmas” Daily Drawings are underway!

Dec 04, 2019

Local shoppers have the opportunity to win more than $30,000 in cash and prizes during the 20th Annual “Shop at Home for the Holidays” Green Country Christmas promotion in Bartlesville and Dewey, sponsored by KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM, the Examiner-Enterprise and local businesses.  Com ... read more »

Delaware Man Found with Drugs, Illegal Firearm

Dec 03, 2019

A Delaware man was arrested and charged with three felonies and two misdemeanor counts after being found with methamphetamine, marijuana and firearms. Chance Thomison appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. According to an affidavit, Thomison was pulled ov ... read more »

OSBI Closes Investigation in 2017 Nowata County Death

Dec 02, 2019

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is no longer looking into the 2017 death of a Nowata County man. An OSBI press release stated that investigators were lead to believe the death of 42-year-old Jerry Gearing was a suicide after a witness came forward with information. The agency had b ... read more »

Ocheleta Man Charged with Domestic Abuse

Dec 03, 2019

An Ocheleta man was arrested on a warrant stemming from a domestic violence charge. Justin Ward appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing a count domestic abuse by strangulation for an incident that occurred in late November. According to an affidavit, a female victim rep ... read more »

Truity Makes Donation to Tower Center Project

Dec 03, 2019

At Monday evening's city council meeting in Bartlesville, Truity Credit Union presented a $10,000 donation to the council. That money will go toward the Tower Center at Unity Square Project. CEO Dennis Halpin is very excited to see this money be put to good use. “We are proud to sup ... read more »

Rehab Project for Eight County Bridges to Begin Soon

Dec 03, 2019

According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, a project to rehabilitate eight bridges on U.S. Highway 75 in Washington County is scheduled to begin Monday, Dec. 9th. There will be various lane closures in the corridor throughout the project, and drivers should plan ahead for extra t ... read more »

Rental Rate Changes for Dewey Public School Facilities

Dec 03, 2019

Regulations for use of school property were revised by the Dewey Board of Education on Monday night. Superintendent Vince Vincent said the current policy was pretty old, and there was only one real thing he wanted to see change. The change he wanted to see was the set schedule fees and rates ... read more »

Dewey City Manager Trease Visits with Recyclops Group

Dec 03, 2019

Recyclops – a voluntary, subscription service based out of Utah – found out about the area's interest in curbside recycling because of the results from last summer's recycling survey that was put on by the City of Bartlesville. While they are doing what they can to get 500 ... read more »

Law Officials Arrest Two Poachers in Nowata County

Dec 03, 2019

Two suspects have been jailed as a result of a poaching investigation in Nowata County. Oklahoma Game Warden David Clay recently reported several anonymous tips from concerned individuals regarding multiple deer being shot, their heads removed, and their bodies left to waste. A lengthy invest ... read more »

Board of Education Filings as of Monday

Dec 03, 2019

The Washington County Election Board in Bartlesville has announced the candidates that have filed for Board of Education seats as of 4:00 p.m. on Monday. For the Bartlesville Board of Education, no candidates have filed for the Office 5 and Office 6 seats which have a four year term attached ... read more »

Federal Prosecutors File Charges in 2015 Murder

Dec 03, 2019

Federal prosecutors filed second-degree murder charges against an Osage County man last Monday in connection with the 2015 death of a Pawhuska man. Prosecutors did this after state charges appeared to be going nowhere.  Jeremy Reece and his brother Tyler Reece were charged with first-deg ... read more »

VIDEO: Senator Lankford on FOX News

Dec 03, 2019

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) appeared Monday night on the The Story with Martha McCallum on Fox News:   ... read more »

Caney Police Investigate Suspicious Death

Dec 02, 2019

On Sunday, the Caney Police Department received information of a possible unattended death and an investigation is ongoing. The CPD was called to the scene located at 311 S. State Street in Caney, Kansas. When officers arrived on scene, they observed a female deceased inside the residence, la ... read more »