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Commissioners Give Update on County Fairgrounds

Jan 14, 2020

The Washington County Commissioners continue to applaud Jason Mantooth, the Washington County Fairgrounds Manager, for his work in updating the facility. Last week, Mantooth painted the walls of the North Room of the Fairgrounds building a light gray. The trim was painted a darker gray. C ... read more »

Superintendent Vincent Shares Mid-Year Aid Calculation

Jan 14, 2020

Dewey Public Schools Superintendent Vince Vincent gave a presentation on the mid-year state aid calculation adjustment on Monday night during a Board of Education Meeting. According to Superintendent Vincent's report, Dewey Public Schools will lose $89,720. That is a lot of money, but the ... read more »

Allegiant Air to Offer Nonstop Flights to Nashville

Jan 14, 2020

Allegiant Air announced on Tuesday that they plan to offer new nonstop summer seasonal service between Tulsa and Nashville beginning Friday, June 4th, 2020. To commemorate the new nonstop, the airline has launched a celebration sale with fares starting as low as $44 one-way. In a statement, A ... read more »

Town Hall Being Held for those with Questions about Movie

Jan 14, 2020

For any Pawhuska residents with questions about how things may go in a few months when movie producers of, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” get to town, there will be a town hall Wednesday evening at the Pawhuska Community Center to get those questions answered. Matt Payne, along wit ... read more »

Man Arrested in Nowata County for Domestic Abuse

Jan 14, 2020

A man in Nowata County has been arrested for a domestic violence incident that occurred on Friday, Jan. 3rd. According to the Nowata County Sheriff’s Office, Lieutenant Mark Wright arrested 38-year-old Timothy Sutton for the events. In the arrest report, it states that the victim suffer ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Injured in Crash North of Barnsdall

Jan 14, 2020

A Bartlesville man was hospitalized following a personal injury collision which occurred just after 8pm last night on County Road 2145 and State Highway 123, approximately 7 miles north of Barnsdall, OK in Osage County.  According to police, Kevin Holden, 42, of Bartlesville, OK. was tra ... read more »

Regent Bank To Open New Branch Office in Bartlesville

Jan 14, 2020

Tulsa-based Regent Bank is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in Bartlesville, Oklahoma in early Spring 2020. Regent received FDIC approval to open the new branch at 422 S. Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, OK 74003. Trevor Dorsey will serve as Bartlesville Market President and has a ... read more »

Board Approves Superintendent Evaluation, Contract

Jan 13, 2020

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education held an extensive executive session on Monday night as they discussed the evaluation and the contract of Superintendent Vince Vincent. Once the Board returned to open session, Board President David Cleveland read the executive session minutes as a c ... read more »

Teachers Honored at Pawhuska Board Meeting

Jan 13, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening at the Administration Building and honored teachers in each building that excel in the classroom and beyond.   The teacher honored from Indian Camp Elementary School was Sharon Hendren. Hendren has been in ... read more »

Council Looks to Award Bid to Begin Work on Kihekah Waterline

Jan 13, 2020

The Pawhuska City Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at City Hall on Tuesday evening.   The council will look to award a bid for someone to begin work on the Kihekah waterline project. They will consider accepting a Community Development Block Grant for the construct ... read more »

County Road Crews Stay Busy During Snow Storm

Jan 13, 2020

As a winter storm warning took effect, parts of Osage County received upwards of three inches of snow on Saturday morning. The sun melted most of the ice off the road as the day progressed, but District One Commissioner Randall Jones says his road crew was plenty busy that morning.   ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Jan 13, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested for domestic abuse for the second time in the last two years. Shawn Aaron Brown appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing felony charges of domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor. Court documents allege that Brown repeatedly struck a ... read more »

Legislation Could Declare 2020 as Year of the Bible

Jan 13, 2020

Legislation filed by Republican Sen. Nathan Dahm of Broken Arrow would declare 2020 the “Year of the Bible.” Senate Concurrent Resolution 7 would recognize the unique contribution the Bible has made in shaping the United States, including that biblical teachings inspired civil gov ... read more »

Agreement with Bartlesville Community Center Approved

Jan 13, 2020

The Bartlesville Community Center facility rental agreement was approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday. Commissioner Antle said it is a change of location for the County's hosting of the Circuit Engineering District meeting to the Community Center. He said they had an i ... read more »

Ankle Monitor Helps Track Purse Burglar

Jan 13, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested after stealing a purse from a residence and attempting to sell it on the internet. Jordan Harris appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of first degree burglary and possession of stolen property. According to an affidavit, Harris ... read more »