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Local Law Enforcement Agency Receives Gear

Jan 11, 2019

The Ramona Police Department receives three ballistic helmets and two portable breathalyzers from the U.S. Deputy Sheriff's Association. Ramona Police Chief Dave Lynd says he did some research on public safety gear online when he stumbled upon the U.S. Deputy Sheriff's Association's w ... read more »

Housing Development Study Available to the Public

Jan 11, 2019

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority sponsors a Housing Development Study to determine what housing should come to Bartlesville. While the housing survey will emphasize housing needs for downtown Bartlesville, the data could be used for other areas in the city. The survey will help figu ... read more »

Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Looking for Volunteers

Jan 11, 2019

If you have ever had the desire to share your knowledge of nature with others, your chance has finally come. The Joseph H. Williams Tallgrass Prairie Preserve just north of Pawhuska is looking for guides to give relevant information to park visitors. The volunteer program promotes the Nature ... read more »

All Walks of Life Serve with Bartlesville PEO Sisterhood

Jan 11, 2019

Philanthropic Education Organization Sisterhood Representative Mary Johnson says PEO Sisterhood will celebrate their 150th anniversary as an organization in 2019. Johnson also says PEO Sisterhood has a desire to serve our local communities. PEO Sisterhood aims to imrpove educational opportunies f ... read more »

Building Automation Tops Nowata School Board Agenda

Jan 11, 2019

The Nowata School Board will go into executive session Monday night for Superintendent Chris Tanner’s annual evaluation Monday night.  Once the board returns to open session it will consider renewing the superintendent’s contract for 2020. The agenda also calls for the board ... read more »

It Looks to be a Busy Morning for County Commissioners

Jan 11, 2019

The Osage County Commissioners will have a meeting Monday morning at 10 o’ clock and it looks to be a busy morning. Kay Kelley will be on hand to give an E911 update and Israel Barlow will be on hand to give a presentation regarding GPS tracking for equipment and vehicles. The Count ... read more »

Attorneys say Drug Bust is Major Misunderstanding

Jan 11, 2019

The attorneys for the four men arrested in Pawhuska for transporting what is suspected to be thousands of pounds of marijuana say this has been a major misunderstanding. The attorneys add that with any luck their clients won’t spend another night in jail. Andrew Ross, David Dirksen, Tadesse ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Bigamy

Jan 10, 2019

A Bartlesville man who was arrested on a warrant for a felony bigamy charge made a court appearance on Thursday. Justin Lambert stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse for the bigamy charges that date back to 2015. According to an affidavit, Lambert’s estranged wife fou ... read more »

Delegate Request Deadline Set for February

Jan 10, 2019

The Washington County GOP Executive Committee has set a Precinct Meeting at the call of the Republican State Committee. The purpose of the meeting is to elect officials and select delegates for the Washington County Republican Convention.  The meeting includes all county precincts and will b ... read more »

Literacy Courses Offered at Bartlesville Public Library

Jan 10, 2019

The Oklahoma Literacy Coalition and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries work hand in hand to offer literacy services to Oklahoma communities. Joni Elmore with the Literacy Coalition says the Bartlesville Public Library houses the Oklahoma Literacy Coalition under the Oklahoma Department of Libra ... read more »

OSBI Keeps Investigating November Dewey Fire

Jan 10, 2019

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate the fire that killed 59-year-old Katherine Johnson in November. Early reports show firefighters responded to a fire near 5th and North Cherokee around 1:30 and 4 o’clock on the morning of the fire. When the fire was contain ... read more »

Voter Registration Nearing an End in Osage County

Jan 10, 2019

Friday, Jan. 18 is the final day to register for the Primary Election in Osage County, which is scheduled for Feb. 12. There will be a vote for a Shidler School Board seat and open seats in the city of Pawhuska. Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Choteau says as long as you are a Uni ... read more »

Bowl for Kids Sake Fundraising to Help Provide Mentors

Jan 10, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bartlesville looks for you to join their cause to provide one-on-one professional relationships with area youth. While early bird registration has closed for this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake event, there is still time for you to register. Big Brothers Bi ... read more »

Four Men Arrested for Transporting Marijuana Across Osage County

Jan 09, 2019

The search of an 18-wheeler in Pawhuska filled with up to 24,000 pounds of marijuana has led to the arrest of four men. Virden says the arrest was made after obtaining a warrant to look inside the truck. There were also two men in a mini-van who were deemed to be their security detail. Th ... read more »

Create Bridges Program Coming to Osage County

Jan 09, 2019

The Oklahoma State University Division of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources experts have identified two separate regions in the state to participate in the “Create Bridges” program, which is designed to build up rural economies. Osage County falls within the “Sandstone ... read more »