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Dr. King Letter to be Read on Senate Floor Tuesday

Jun 15, 2020

Senator James Lankford will join a handful of Senators for a reading on the Senate floor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail. In April 1963 Dr. King penned the letter from his cell at the Birmingham Jail, where he and other protestors were detained for leading a ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Surplus Vehicles, More

Jun 15, 2020

A 2020-2021 ACCO-SIF Workman's Compensation Insurance Renewal Resolution and an intent to participate payment option was approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday. Chairman Mike Dunlap explained the two options the Washington County Commissioners could choose from when the ... read more »

Commissioners Have Productive Meeting on Monday

Jun 15, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners held a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning and got a number of things accomplished.   Executive Director for Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland, said the tourism board had approved $45,000 to be used to better market ... read more »

Local COVID-19 Numbers on Monday

Jun 15, 2020

There are two more reported cases of COVID-19 in each Washington and Osage County in Monday's coronavirus situation report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Overall, there were 186 new cases in Oklahoma, with no additional deaths reported for the third straight day statewide. ... read more »

41,000 Pounds of Food Coming to Bartlesville, Owasso

Jun 15, 2020

One of a series of national donations of 53-foot semi-truck loads of food is coming to Bartlesville and Owasso. On Thursday, June 18th, 2020, the truck will bring over 41,000 pounds of long-life, shelf-stable food from Salt Lake City, where The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is h ... read more »

Bevan Creek Bridge Opens, Ceremony to be Held

Jun 15, 2020

The Bevan Creek Bridge Project in Washington County is complete and opened to the public last week. The bridge is located just south of Ramona on N4000 Road between West 3600 and West 3700 Roads. District Three Commissioner Mike Dunlap said a ceremony will be held to celebrate the accomplishm ... read more »

Commissioners Hear Dispute over Land Use near Fishing Spot

Jun 15, 2020

The Nowata County Commissioners heard from a group of landowners over a dispute about land use near a popular fishing spot. Danielle Sotello spoke on behalf three people trying to build two homes at the area known as ‘Custer’s Cove’ on Oologah Lake. Sotello said the group we ... read more »

Kiwanis Fireworks July 4th at Sooner Park

Jun 15, 2020

The Kiwanis Club of Bartlesville has decided to move the annual fireworks to Sooner Park. This year’s celebration is still set for July 4th despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kiwanis Club stated on Facebook “After many years of absence, we are excited to announce the fireworks sho ... read more »

Coffeyville Police Department Investigating Homicide

Jun 15, 2020

The Coffeyville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occured early Sunday morning. CPD responded to the 600 block of East 3rd Street for a shooting. Responding officers located a gunshot victim, 38-year-old Otis Horner of Coffeyville. Horner was transported to CRMC, where he was ... read more »

Lifeguards Needed to Open Sooner Pool

Jun 14, 2020

Lifeguards are urgently needed to staff Sooner Pool for the 2020 season, the Richard Kane YMCA announced today. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City delayed opening both Sooner and Frontier pools, which are owned by the City of Bartlesville but managed and operated by the YMCA, for the upco ... read more »

Six New Cases in Osage County, No Further Changes

Jun 14, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 158 new coronavirus cases in Oklahoma on Sunday, bringing the total cases recorded in the state up to 8,231. For a second straight day, no COVID-19 deaths are being reported in Oklahoma by the OSDH. 6,578 people have recovered from th ... read more »

Matoka Bridge Project, More to be Discussed

Jun 14, 2020

During the Washington County Commissioners meeting on Monday, the Commissioners will discuss and take possible action on the 2020-21 ACCO-SIF Workman's Compensation Insurance Renewal Resolution and the intent to participate in the payment option. Next, an Oklahoma Department of Transporta ... read more »

Public Hearing on Annual Budget to be Held

Jun 14, 2020

A public hearing on the annual budget for the 2020-21 Fiscal Year will be held during the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday. Once the public hearing closes, the Dewey City Council will discuss and take possible action to approve a resolution to adopt the Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget for the ... read more »