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Improvements Could Be Coming to Roads in Osage County

Nov 26, 2019

Larry Sittle spoke at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting with the intention of making dirt roads better across the county. Sittle owns a company called the Road Doctors and they are a company designed to make county roads better to drive on.   His company did a ... read more »

Senator Lankford Releases New Podcast on Process and Procedure for Senate Impeachment Trials

Nov 26, 2019

  This episode breaks down the Senate’s rules and procedure related to impeachment.       The Office of Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today released the latest episode of The Breakdown with James Lankford. Lankford is joined by fo ... read more »

Mulready Becomes the First Commissioner in the Country to Approve an IBT

Nov 26, 2019

 On Friday, November 22, 2019, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready issued an order authorizing Providence Washington Insurance Company (PWIC), a Rhode Island-based insurance company, to submit its Insurance Business Transfer (IBT) Plan to the District Court of Oklahoma County for a ... read more »

Spring Rains Cause Damage to Pipes in Skiatook

Nov 26, 2019

At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, District Two Commissioner Kevin Pasley brought attention the fact that pipes underneath the Osage Prairie Trail are becoming rotted out. This lies in the flood plain and after the heavy rains last spring, Pasley says they will need to b ... read more »

Authority Closer to Paying Off County Detention Center

Nov 26, 2019

A special Washington County Correctional Facilities Authority meeting was held on the second floor of the County Administration Building in Bartlesville this week. In that meeting, the Authority heard a management representation letter presented by Jim Nichols with Stotts, Archambo, Muggenbor ... read more »

Committee to Discuss Water Feature, Art Design

Nov 26, 2019

The Tower Green Design Committee will hold a special meeting the day before Thanksgiving. In the meeting, the Committee will discuss and may take action to establish guidelines for a competition to design an interactive water feature or art instillation at the Tower Center at Unity Square in ... read more »

Agreement with First Baptist Church Extended

Nov 26, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners revisited a lease agreement between them and the Bartlesville First Baptist Church this week. District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier said they were looking to extend the agreement that they approved in September to Monday, Dec. 30th. He said that the agreemen ... read more »

Osage County Sheriff's Office Helps in Methamphetamine Bust

Nov 26, 2019

A Tulsa man has been convicted of methamphetamine distribution and firearms violations in U.S. District Court, this according to United States Attorney Trent Shores. Veng Xiong has been sentenced to 20 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release. Osage County Sheriff’s ... read more »

BAHM to Show "Turnabout" Film Next Monday

Nov 26, 2019

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show the film titled “Turnabout” during their next Movie Monday event. The feature will be shown from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2nd at the museum located on the fifth floor of Bartlesville City Hall, which can be found at 401 S. Jo ... read more »

Bartlesville Regional United Way Reminds of Giving Tuesday

Nov 26, 2019

Thanksgiving and Black Friday are upon us and Cyber Monday is just ahead. But have you heard of Giving Tuesday? Lisa Cary, President and CEO if Bartlesville Regional United Way reminds how this special day began. "Giving Tuesday is an international day of charitable giving. It starte ... read more »

Two Foundations to Present Scholarship Panel at BHS

Nov 26, 2019

All area seniors will have a chance to have a discussion with scholarship and admission representatives soon. The Bartlesville Community Foundation and the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation are teaming up to present a Scholarship Panel on Monday, Dec. 2nd. The group will take questions a ... read more »

Bartlesville Resident on U.S. Marshalls Most Wanted List

Nov 26, 2019

Bartlesville area native Jamie Starr is on the U.S. Marshals Most Wanted list this week. According to our news partners at the News on 6, Starr was charged in Kansas with possession of more than 900 grams of meth with the intent to distribute. James Berry, her co-defendant, was arrested earli ... read more »

CRMC Names New CEO

Nov 26, 2019

A new Chief Executive Officer has been named at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center. The Board of Directors announced Monday afternoon that Brian Lawrence has been named the hospital’s new CEO.   Lawrence comes to CRMC from Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesvi ... read more »

Cox Presents FEMA State and Local Agreement

Nov 25, 2019

Washington County Emergency Management's Executive Director Kary Cox presented a Federal Emergency Management Agency State and Local Agreement on Monday to the County Commissioners. Due to recent audits by FEMA, they are requiring Oklahoma Emergency Management (OEM) to have an agreement w ... read more »

Extra Dollars Being Used on Digital Advertising

Nov 25, 2019

The Osage County Tourism Board has some advertising dollars left over for this fiscal year and Executive Director Kelly Bland is looking for a smart way to spend that money. At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, she wished to spend $15,000 on strategic digital advertising. ... read more »