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Contract with OSSBA Approved by Board of Education

Dec 02, 2019

Discussion was had on Monday evening during the Dewey Board of Education meeting on whether or not they should approve a contract with the Oklahoma State School Board of Association. Superintendent Vince Vincent said this contract would be for services associated with developing a district co ... read more »

2020 Election in Dewey to Focus on Council Positions

Dec 02, 2019

A call for an election in the City of Dewey was approved by the Dewey City Council on Monday night. Mayor Tom Hays said three years has gone by fast. He said it is time once again to go to the Washington County Election Board, because several seats on the Council will be up for election. ... read more »

Council Extends City Judge Contract on Monday Night

Dec 02, 2019

The Dewey City Council entered into an executive session on Monday night to discuss the contract of City Judge Robert Fries. When the Council exited the executive session, Mayor Tom Hays said the City of Dewey has always had the contract for the City Judge run from the beginning of January to ... read more »

Gusher Car Wash Remodeling, to Change Name

Dec 02, 2019

Gusher Car Wash along Washington Boulevard in Bartlesville will be closed for a little while. Owners Willie Short and Jimmy Short said they are remodeling. Willie said they are giving their facility a much needed face lift. New LED lighting and new blowers are being installed. Equipment i ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners Nominate New Chairman

Dec 02, 2019

At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, District One Commissioner Randall Jones was nominated to be the chairman of the Board in 2020. Jones served as the vice-chairman this past year and he says his duties will change, but not very much.   District Two Commissio ... read more »

OSDH Encourages Flu Vaccines as Hospitalizations Rise

Dec 02, 2019

Flu-related hospitalizations continue to increase in Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health reminds Oklahomans there is still time to get a flu shot. The OSDH has reported one death and nearly 100 hospitalizations associated with the flu since the season began in September. Mor ... read more »

Man Charged With Hit and Run, Failure to Register

Dec 02, 2019

A Washington County man was charged on a trio of counts in court on Monday. Edward Ellis Jr. appeared at the Washington County Courthouse where he was charged with failure to register as a sex offender, leaving the scene of an accident and driving under suspension. Ellis appeared out of custody a ... read more »

Commissioners Extend Bids on Bighill Store

Dec 02, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners extended the bids that firms have presented to the commissioners regarding the Bighill Furniture Store in Fairfax through Thursday, December 19th. If the commissioners have not made a choice on what they want to do with the store by that date, the bid contr ... read more »

Agencies Commended for Response to Recent County Fire

Dec 02, 2019

Agencies across northern Washington County and parts of southern Kansas responded to a wildfire between Dewey and Copan about a week ago. District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle on Monday commended all agencies for their work in putting out the blaze and limiting damages after a downed power line ... read more »

Commissioner Randall Jones Nominated as 2020 Chairman

Dec 02, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska on Monday. District One Commissioner Randall Jones has been nominated to serve as chairman of the Board for 2020. District Two Commissioner Kevin Pasley will be the vice-chairman and Di ... read more »

Cox Presents Contract Agreement with OEM on Monday

Dec 02, 2019

Washington County Emergency Management's Director, Kary Cox, presented an Emergency Management Performance Grant contractual agreement on Monday morning. This presentation took place at the Washington County Commissioners meeting. Cox said the agreement was between Washington County Emerg ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve One Item

Dec 02, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners met briefly for a meeting on Monday morning. The only agenda item was the approval of a standard election board reimbursement claim. The item comes up every year. Also, emergency management director Laurie Summers brought forward an idea for monthly training cl ... read more »

Independence, Kansas Native and Legendary Entertainment Mogul Jim Halsey Honored Saturday Night

Dec 01, 2019

Legendary entertainment representative Jim Halsey was honored in his hometown of Independence, KS Saturday night just ahead of the Oak Ridge Boys Down Home Country Christmas Show at Memorial Hall. It was a very special moment Saturday night when Halsey, 89, received a plaque that states Memor ... read more »

Library to Host Everything You Need to Know Event

Dec 01, 2019

The Bartlesville Public Library invites the public to come talk with the nurse and nurse practitioners of the Family Health Care Clinic about preventing and living with diabetes during a forum set for Monday, Dec. 2nd. The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 11:00 a.m. ... read more »

OSU and OU Radio Broadcasts Available for Bedlam

Nov 30, 2019

Listen to the game Saturday on your favorite station and don't miss a second of the home broadcast.  Catch the Sooners on 100.1 KYFM starting at 5 p.m. (7 p.m. kickoff) or listen online here Hear the Cowboys on KWON AM 1400--FM 93.3 starting at 5 p.m. (7 p.m. kickoff) or listen o ... read more »