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Fire at Family Dollar in Coffeyville

Jul 18, 2019

The cause of a fire at Coffeyville’s Family Dollar Thursday evening is under investigation.  Fire Captain Rex Reardon of the Coffeyville Fire Department says the cause of the fire is  undetermined at this time.   All Coffeyville units and off-duty fire personnel ... read more »

Scoop Cooper Road Off Limits to Trucks

Jul 18, 2019

 In an effort to keep up maintenance on several roads throughout Nowata County, Scoop Cooper Road is now off limits to semi-trucks. The road, also known as County Road 210, now has a three ton weight limit. This road is to the north of downtown Nowata off Highway 169. District Two commis ... read more »

Educators Participate in Grant Writing Workshop

Jul 18, 2019

20 teachers attended a Grant Writing Workshop on Wednesday. The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation put on the free event. Blair Ellis, the Executive Director of BPSF, said the event was held in the Education Service Center's Auditorium. One of the purposes of the workshop was to i ... read more »

Grand Lake Mental Health Gives 8 iPads to Dewey Police

Jul 18, 2019

Grand Lake Mental Health has given the Dewey Police Department 8 iPads. Sgt. Jimmy Gray said they only had one iPad in the past. He said the iPads help them with on-site evaluations when a mental health crisis arises. For the patient(s), it helps calm their anxieties about going and being ... read more »

Nowata County Sheriff Makes Another Drug Arrest

Jul 18, 2019

The Nowata County Sheriff’s office has made another arrest connected to drugs. Everett Steeples was arrested on a probation violation and he also possessed a high quantity of methamphetamine. According to a release from the sheriff’s office, Steeples was contacted by police on Nor ... read more »

Cavalcade Offers Plenty of Music Throughout the Week

Jul 18, 2019

From sun up to sundown, the Cavalcade Rodeo in Pawhuska has plenty of events that will keep any rodeo fan entertained. The fun continues well into the night each evening though with plenty of music to keep you entertained at the Osage County Fairgrounds. Social Media Coordinator for the event, Ka ... read more »

Boots and Badges Blood Drive Taking Place in Dewey

Jul 18, 2019

The Boots and Badges Blood Drive is going on inside the gymnasium next to Dewey High School. Susan Addison, an Account Consultant with the Oklahoma Blood Institute, said it is hot outside and hospital patients are counting on blood donations. She said 1 in 7 hospital patients will need a bloo ... read more »

Closure Error by ODOT Map, State Highway 10 Open

Jul 18, 2019

According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s road closure map Thursday morning, State Highway 10 was closed 1.5 miles west of Hulah Lake Dam. ODOT's Public Information Officer Kenna Mitchell said the map was wrong and they have fixed the error. State Highway 10 between B ... read more »

Two Suspects Taken Into Custody Regarding Fairfax Murder

Jul 18, 2019

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Zachary Pace and Megan Ball in connection with a murder that occurred in Fairfax yesterday morning where a woman was found dead in her home.   At around 9 o' clock Wednesday morning, the Fairfax Police Department contacted the ... read more »

Voter Registration Nearing an End in Osage County

Jul 18, 2019

Pawhuska Public Schools will be holding its special school bond election on Tuesday, Sep. 10. At a previous school board meeting, it was announced that this bond would be focused on transportation. Election Board Secretary Kelly Chouteau says if you wish to vote on this bond issue, the last d ... read more »

Lenapah City Hall to Host Disaster Center Friday

Jul 18, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration is setting up a Disaster Recovery Center in Nowata County on Friday. Calling on behalf of FEMA and the SBA was William Lockhard. He said they will be at Lenapah City Hall. You will be given the opportunity to le ... read more »

Skiatook's Third Thursday in the Park Taking Place Thursday Evening

Jul 18, 2019

The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce is holding its Third Thursday in the Park event this evening and Thomas Martinez will be performing at the Skiatook Central Park. Inflatables, vendors and food trucks will be on hand. The event runs from 7-10, but the food trucks will open up at 5. Busines ... read more »

Senators Lankford, Duckworth, Grassley Introduce Bill to Ensure Justice to US Victims of Terrorism

Jul 18, 2019

Senators James Lankford (R-OK), member of the Senate Finance Committee, Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced the Promoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act, which seeks to provide justice for US victims of in ... read more »

Bartlesville One of the South's 2019 Best Retirement Towns

Jul 17, 2019

When looking at the best town's to retire in the South, you don't have to look far. According to Southern Living Magazine's recent list of the South's Best Retirement Towns for 2019, Bartlesville ranks among the best. Bartlesville Tourism Director Maria Gus said growth has ... read more »

Osage County Approved for Public Assistance

Jul 17, 2019

Osage County is one of 41 counties that has been approved for public assistance from storms that hit the area from May 7th through June 9th. Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts says there has been an estimated 22 million dollars worth of damage done to the county and this will be a big h ... read more »