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Washington County Board to Hear Presentations

Jun 18, 2017

Senior Manager of the Community Care Employee Assistance Program, Terry Stover will make a presentation to the Washington County Board of Commissioners Monday morning.  The agenda for Monday morning's meeting also calls for the  board to get an update from Washington County Emergenc ... read more »

Investigation Continues into Edna Fertilizer Fire

Jun 18, 2017

The investigation continues into a fire at the Edna fertilizer facility operated by Bartlett Co-Op.  The fire apparently started late Thursday night.  As of Saturday afternoon, the debris was still smoldering.  We will update the story as more information on the fire becomes availa ... read more »

Saturday Fire Damages Home in Nowata

Jun 18, 2017

A weekend fire damaged a Nowata home.  The blaze broke out about 3 o'clock Saturday morning at 224 Delaware.  The fire was determined to be of unknown origin and the home appears to be a total loss.  No one was injured as a result of the blaze.  (PHOTOS COURTESY OF BECKY B ... read more »

Overnight Fire Closes Delaware St. in Dewey

Jun 17, 2017

Delware St. is closed going both directions early Saturday morning due to a fire at a vacant house in Dewey Going into downtown Dewey from Bartlesville on Highway 123 is not possible as of 8:00 AM Saturday because of a fire at 6th and Delaware. Dispatch says the call came in at 2:17 AM on ... read more »

Indians Rained Out Friday

Jun 16, 2017

The Doenges Ford Indians scheduled doubleheader for tonight has been cancelled due to unplayable field conditions. The Indians were supposed to take on the Ada Braves in the middle of  a six-game homestand.  Saturday's doubleheader against the Braves is still scheduled to take p ... read more »

REAL ID Extended for Oklahoma Again

Jun 17, 2017

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says federal officials have extended the state's deadline for complying with the REAL ID Act to Oct. 10. Fallin said Friday that the compliance deadline was extended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The agency had previously set July 10 as the deadlin ... read more »

Nowata County Accident Closes U. S. 60 Friday Morning

Jun 17, 2017

A trucker who failed to stop for a flag man at a construction zone on U. S. 60 caused a Friday morning accident five miles east of Nowata.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 46 year-old Linley Mordecai of Oklahoma City was westbound on 60, which is under construction with only one lane ope ... read more »

Road Closures

Jun 16, 2017

Washington County Emergency Management has announced that Gap Road between West 2400 Road and Highway 123 will be closed next week for repairs from 9:00 that morning until 3:00 that afternoon each day to all thru traffic. Residents and emergency vehicles will be allowed, but delays will be likely ... read more »

New Pruitt Emails Have Been Released

Jun 16, 2017

Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued the agency he now leads.   The latest batch of Pruitt ... read more »

USA BMX Hits Roadblock In Tulsa Relocation

Jun 16, 2017

Plans that included $15.2 million from a larger tax renewal package to bring USA BMX to Tulsa has hit a roadblock.   The organization planned to move its headquarters to Expo Square, a multi-purpose arena in the Tulsa County Fairgrounds. The original plan was to refurbish office space an ... read more »

Fallin Says REAL ID Deadline Has Been Extended

Jun 16, 2017

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says federal officials have extended the state's deadline for complying with the REAL ID Act to Oct. 10.   Fallin said Friday that the compliance deadline was extended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The agency had previously set July 10 as the ... read more »

Highway 60 Accident

Jun 16, 2017

An injury collision has occured on Highway 60 in Nowata County, just between the Verdigris River Bridge and the Kentucky Creek Bridge. Three troopers were on the scene, closed the road, and opened it around two and a half hours later. According to a listener, a semi-truck collided head-on wit ... read more »

Miss Cherokee Applications Now Available

Jun 15, 2017

Applications for the 2017-2018 Miss Cherokee Leadership Competition are now available. The deadline for all applications is July 12. The Miss Cherokee Leadership Competition is held Saturday, August 26, with the Junior Miss Cherokee Leadership Competition on August 19 and Little Cherokee Amb ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Evading, Marijuana Possession

Jun 15, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared in Washington County court Thursday facing multiple charges. Tyler Thompson stood before District Judge Curtis Delapp facing charges of evading, reckless driving, marijuana possession and driving with a revoked license. According to affidavit, an officer reported t ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Kidnapping

Jun 15, 2017

Thomas Eugene Martin of Bartlesville appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday. Martin is facing multiple felony charges including kidnapping, domestic abuse with a deadly weapon, pointing of a firearm and possession of a firearm. According to affidavit, Mar ... read more »