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Sen. Dahm, Bullard File Election Integrity Bills

Nov 19, 2020

State Senator Nathan Dahm, a Republican from Broken Arrow, filed a series of election integrity bills on Wednesday to further strengthen and secure the state’s election systems and encourage the United States Congress to do the same. Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 would work to help str ... read more »

Thursday COVID-19 Update

Nov 19, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 2,915 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday in its situation report. 18 new deaths are being reported statewide, none of which are local. 1,381 Oklahomans are in the hospital due to the coronavirus. Washington County is reporting 221 active cases, ... read more »

OSDH Supports Great American Smokeout

Nov 19, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health says approximately 7,500 Oklahomans die each year from tobacco-related causes, with more than 700 caused by exposure to secondhand smoke alone. In an ongoing effort to continue to bring that number down, on the third Thursday in November, the American C ... read more »

Nowata Sheriff's Office Warns of Amazon Scam Calls

Nov 19, 2020

The Nowata County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) is warning its citizens of another scam that is going around the area. According to the NCSO, someone is calling and posing as Amazon. The person claiming to be from Amazon stated to a Nowata citizens that she bought a game from them for $100 and ... read more »

Tri-County Tech Dental Hygiene Program Seeks Patients

Nov 19, 2020

The University of Oklahoma Dental Hygiene Clinic at Tri County Tech offers the public an opportunity to receive preventive dental hygiene care. The purpose of the clinic is to teach dental hygiene students the skills to practice dental hygiene in private offices and public clinics after their gra ... read more »

11/19 Daily Green Country Christmas Tickets

Nov 19, 2020

Daily Prize Drawing Numbers for Thursday, Nov. 19th: 0-45-40-32  $50.00 VISA Gift Certificate from American Heritage Bank 0-31-40-36  $50.00 in Store Credit from Bargain Center 0-24-25-42  2) $25.00 Gift Certificates from Billie's Health Food Center   ... read more »

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly Announces Mandatory Mask Mandate

Nov 19, 2020

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced that a mandatory statewide mask mandate will be put in place.   The executive order will go into effect on Wednesday, November 25th, and local health officials will have until then to develop an ordinance for their communities.    ... read more »

BDA to Lease Facility for Movie Production

Nov 18, 2020

A lease agreement was approved on Wednesday by the Bartlesville Development Authority that will help facilitate the filming of a major motion picture in neighboring Osage County. The BDA approved a proposal to lease approximately 55,000-sqaure-feet of office space in the former Siemens facili ... read more »

Cherokee Nation Forms Committee on History, Culture

Nov 18, 2020

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. signed an executive order on Wednesday afternoon that establishes a "Cherokee Nation Advisory Committee on History and Culture." Chief Hoskin said the Cherokee Nation AdvisoryCommittee on History and Culture will gather feedback and p ... read more »

Florida Man Bound Over on Molestation Charge

Nov 18, 2020

A preliminary hearing was held last week in the case Oklahoma vs. Travis Poberzyn who is accused of a felony count of lewd molestation. Poberzyn is alleged to have molested a five-year-old girl in Bartlesville multiple times between January and July 2020. Special Judge Jared Sigler presided o ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners Have Routine Meeting

Nov 18, 2020

Monday’s Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting was rather routine, but a few things were discussed in relation to COVID-19, beginning with how a few of the county-owned buildings wish to proceed allowing the public to enter their building. District one commissioner Randall Jones expla ... read more »

COVID-19 Funds Allocated Across Osage County

Nov 18, 2020

Osage County is beginning to get reimbursed for some of the money they have lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are expecting to receive around 1.8 million dollars and district one commissioner Randall Jones says they have seen a return of approximately two thirds of those dollars. At a recen ... read more »

Volunteer Raises $8.5K for Bartlesville Child Nutrition

Nov 18, 2020

A community volunteer in Bartlesville held a fundraiser on Facebook on the week of her birthday that generated a significant amount of money that will go to Bartlesville Child Nutrition. Vanessa Drummond (pictured), who turned 53 on Thursday, Nov. 5th, said they raised approximately $8,500 on ... read more »

Lankford Applauds Efforts for Global Religious Freedom

Nov 18, 2020

United States Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford spoke on the Senate floor on Tuesday to mark the Third Ministerial to Advance Freedom of Religion or Belief, a virtual event this week to which Lankford provided closing remarks today. In his speech, Sen. Lankford lauded our nation’s vital p ... read more »

County Improves Slightly in Self-Response to Census

Nov 18, 2020

The final update on self-response rates for the 2020 Census are in and residents in Washington County self-responded a little more than they did in 2010. Washington County finished in the Top 10 as most improved when it came to self-responding to the census. Washington County finished ninth a ... read more »