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Bartlesville Schools Need Volunteers

Mar 21, 2017

Bartlesville Public Schools are asking for volunteers to help proctor mandated state tests at each school site throughout the month of April.   Superintendent, Chuck McCauley says school site will need volunteers to help from two to six hours per session, depending on the test. The ... read more »

U. S. Secret Service Joins Shortey Investigation

Mar 20, 2017

The U.S. Secret Service has confirmed it is joining the investigation of a Republican state senator from Oklahoma City who is facing felony child prostitution charges. The Secret Service's special agent in charge of the Oklahoma City office, Ken Valentine, confirmed Monday that investigat ... read more »

Two Osage Nation Questions Pass

Mar 21, 2017

Osage Nation voters passed two questions on Monday.  The nation said yes 770 to 694 on the question of gay marriage.  The vote will define marriage as the personal relation between two persons arising out of a civil contract to which the consent of parties legally competent of contracti ... read more »

Congressman Mullin Will Host Wednesday Town Hall

Mar 21, 2017

Second-District Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin has announced that he will host a telephone town hall for Oklahomans on Wednesday night at 6:20.  The Congressman says as Congress works to repeal and replace Obamacare, he wants to keep Oklahomans fully informed on the process.  ... read more »

Eastland Shopping Center Improvements Coming

Mar 21, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council started a first of many steps to improve an existing shopping center.  The council Monday evening approved a resolution declaring the intent of the city council to consider the designation of a portion of the city to create a tax increment district.  The lo ... read more »

Ochelata Couple Face Child Neglect Charges

Mar 20, 2017

An Ochelata couple is in the Washington County Jail after officers found their home unfit for their children to live.  37-year old Barbara Ann Dodson and 37-year old Michael Glen Dodson are charged with child neglect.  Washington County Sheriff deputies were called to a home in Ochelata ... read more »

Bartlesville Board Endorses Huff as Athletic Director

Mar 20, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board unanimously endorsed Superintendent Chuck McCauley's recommendation to name Ryan Huff as the new Director of Athletics and Activities.  McCauley says his selection committee -- comprised of parents, teachers, administrators, and representatives of both sport ... read more »

Chlorine Leak At YMCA

Mar 20, 2017

A Chlorine line broke at the Richard Kane YMCA Monday afternoon. The line which feeds the pool broke and began leaking gas, Richard Kane YMCA CEO Robert Phillips discussed the situation. The building was evacuated as a precaution. Bartlesville Fire Department, Washington County Emergency Mana ... read more »

Bricker Preliminary Hearing Set

Mar 20, 2017

A March 23rd preliminary hearing is scheduled for a Dewey man who is facing drug violations.  23-year old Dakota Scott Bricker is charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, acquire proceeds from a drug activity, and obstructing an officer.  Last month, Bartlesville police conducted a ... read more »

Nowata County Receiving E-911 Funds

Mar 20, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners received some news concerning the E-9-1-1 program during their Monday morning meeting.  County officials started to receive funds for the program.  County Treasurer Lynn Wesson said that the county received nearly $6,000. The monies will come from po ... read more »

Bridge Replacement Closes a Portion of a County Road

Mar 20, 2017

A portion of a Washington County road is closed for the next four months.  County commissioners have closed North 3940 road between roads west 2400 and 2600 to accommodate a bridge replacement.  Commissioners ask you to plan ahead and take an alternate route. ... read more »

Possible Appointments for Nowata Government Tuesday

Mar 20, 2017

Nowata City Council members will convene a Tuesday evening meeting at 6 o'clock to conduct several items of business.  The agenda calls for the council to appoint someone to fill the commissioner at large post vacated by Robert Cox.  The council also plans to go into executive sessi ... read more »

Supt. McCauley to Recommend Huff as New A-D.

Mar 20, 2017

Bartlesville School Superintendent Chuck McCauley plans to recommend Ryan Huff and Keri Gardner to board members to fill two consolidated administative positions tonight.  The board will be asked to designate current Central Middle School Principal Ryan Huff as the district’s new D ... read more »

Several Items to Go Before the Bartlesville School Board

Mar 20, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board will recognize three academic all-state scholars who were recognized by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence tonight.  The board will congratulate Russell Drummond, Tyler Gerth, and Jack Williams for achieving the honor.  The board will also recognize the ... read more »

Bids to Go Before Osage Commissioners

Mar 20, 2017

The Osage County Board of Commissioners will take action on bids for road oil, lube, oil, and antifreeze, and state specified asphalt this morning.  The board also expects to act on a fair housing resolution.  This morning's meeting is set for 10 o'clock at the Osage County Cour ... read more »