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Bartlesville Man Charged in Ocheleta Burglary

Sep 10, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested in a pasture in Ocheleta after allegedly burglarizing a home. Joseph Hickman appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday facing burglary charges. According to an affidavit, an officer saw Hickman on county road 2900 in Ocheleta carrying a red bag. T ... read more »

Law Enforcement Exploring Post to Meet on Friday

Sep 10, 2019

“Law Enforcement Exploring Post: First Nighter” is a monthly event put on by the Bartlesville Police Department and the local LFL Exploring Program through the Cherokee Area Council Scouting Office. This Friday, the event will be put on for the first time in several months. Explor ... read more »

OMMA Certificate of Compliance Signed by Comnissioners

Sep 10, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners signed an affidavit on Monday morning so that business owners selling medical marijuana can continue to do so without interruption. Assistant District Attorney Ashley Kane explained exactly what that meant.   Businesses were there to get the af ... read more »

All in Stable Condition Following Tuesday Accident

Sep 10, 2019

Everyone involved in a scary injury collision just north of Dewey on Tuesday morning are in good condition. The crash occurred at 7:46 a.m. on U.S. Highway 75 northbound at County Road 1300. A 2007 Sterling 9500 truck driven by 74-year-old Lee Ferguson of Coffeyville was westbound on 1300 Roa ... read more »

City of Bartlesville's Duck Blind Drawing Date Set

Sep 10, 2019

The City of Bartlesville will have drawings for 10 duck blind areas at the City-owned Hudson Lake later this month. The drawing will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 27th at the lake’s boat ramp. The fee is $10, if drawn. Any leftover blinds may be purchased at City Hall located at ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber Preparing for Pioneer Days

Sep 10, 2019

The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce will meet for its monthly luncheon Wednesday afternoon at the First Baptist Church, located at 940 Oak Street in Skiatook. School Superintendent Rick Thomas will be this month’s featured speaker. Cost to attend is $7 and the event starts at 11:45. Pi ... read more »

Bartlesville High School College Fair on 9/24

Sep 10, 2019

  Bartlesville High School will host its annual College Fair on Tuesday, 9/24/2019, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Commons. Several dozen colleges will be represented.   All students and parents from Bartlesville and area schools are invited, with students in grades 10-12 highly en ... read more »

Commissioners Sign OMMA Certificate of Compliance

Sep 09, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning and were able to accomplish a number of things.   There is a building in Fairfax that has needed to be demolished for several months, but the county doesn't ... read more »

Pawhuska Transportation Bond Vote Taking Place Tuesday

Sep 09, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening in the Administration Building. Superintendent David Cash wants everyone to remember that the vote for the school transportation bond is taking place Tuesday. He explained one last time what the $250,000 bond is for. ... read more »

Arson Trial Set to Start

Sep 09, 2019

The trial for a Bartlesville man facing arson charges is set to get underway. Chance Hainline is alleged to have set fire to an apartment at the Brookhaven complex in Bartlesville in April 2018. It is alleged that Hainline deliberately started a fire in an unoccupied apartment in the early ho ... read more »

Interim Study on Textbook Adoption Process to be Held

Sep 09, 2019

The Senate Education Committee will hold an interim study on the state textbook adoption process and reforms to textbook funding on Tuesday at 3 p.m. in room 535 of the state Capitol. The study was requested by Senator Mary Boren out of Norman. Boren said the study will include presentations ... read more »

Commissioners Approve OMMA Certificate Affidavit

Sep 09, 2019

Last week, the Washington County Commissioners approved a process for the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority's certificate of compliance forms. On Monday, the Commissioners went over an OMMA compliance certificate affidavit. Commissioner Mitch Antle explained the affidavit in the meetin ... read more »

Fairfax Building to be Demolished

Sep 09, 2019

The old Fairfax Furniture Store, along with the Bighill Trading Post, which were both buildings that were severely damaged by a tornado nearly a year ago, need to be torn down. The only problem has been that the county doesn't want to take on this project because if something were to go wrong ... read more »

Caney Valley Schools, Sheriff's Office Reach Agreement

Sep 09, 2019

A memorandum of understanding between the Caney Valley School District and the Washington County Sheriff's Office was discussed on Monday. Sheriff Scott Owen said they just want to change how they are doing business with the school. He said the agreement was handled by an Osage Co-Op Gran ... read more »

College Fair Date Set for Bartlesville High School

Sep 09, 2019

Bartlesville High School will host its annual College Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 24th, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Commons Area. All students and parents from Bartlesville and area schools are invited, with students in grades 10th through 12th highly encouraged to attend.  Registration is ... read more »