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Paslay Learns a lot from Workshop

Nov 06, 2018

Osage County Commissioner Kevin Paslay recently got back from the Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma Conference in Norman and Paslay says he learned a lot of valuable information. Paslay said his main takeaway was the opioid workshop he attended. Paslay believes after going t ... read more »

Council Approves Phillips Machining Incenive

Nov 05, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council approved a financial incentive package to keep manufacturing jobs here Monday night.  Bartlesville Development Authority President, David Wood asked the council to approve 550 thousand dollars and to build a new manufacturing facility in the industrial park for ... read more »

Billboard Advertising, Minimum Bid for Property Approved

Nov 05, 2018

Advertising for a local billboard was approved to start Monday night’s Dewey City Council meeting. Several businesses approached City Manager Kevin Trease about advertising all of Dewey’s businesses by having the “Shop Local Shop Dewey” ad on a billboard. Trease explai ... read more »

Dewey School Board Passes Annual Election Resolution, More

Nov 05, 2018

The Dewey School Board meeting on Monday night saw administrative and personnel items approved. On the administrative side, the Dewey School Board approved an Annual Election Resolution to be sent to the Washington County Election Board. The resolution, if necessary, will call for a Board of ... read more »

County Commissioners Have Busy Day

Nov 05, 2018

Many important items were tabled to next Tuesday’s Osage County Commissioners meeting, but many important items got discussed at Monday morning’s meeting. One such item included possibly moving the 911 department to the Sheriff’s office. Sheriff Eddie Virden is in favor of t ... read more »

View Your Sample Ballot Online

Nov 05, 2018

You can verify your voter registration, find your polling place and view your sample ballot by way of the Oklahoma State Elections Board's website.  Just click on the link and fill in your name and birthdate.  The website will return your voter ID information including your party af ... read more »

Man Arrested for DUI, Open Container Charges

Nov 05, 2018

59-year-old Mickey Don Johnson appeared before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday afternoon facing a DUI charge and an open container charge. According to an affidavit, the arresting officer conducted a traffic stop in Bartlesville and noticed an alcoholic odor from Johnson ... read more »

Veterans Day Parade Scheduled for Saturday in Nowata

Nov 05, 2018

Nowata will have a Veterans Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 10. The lineup will begin at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Nowata City-County Library on 224 South Pine Street. The parade route will go downtown, turn right at the City Drug Store, and finish in front of the Nowata County Historical Museum. T ... read more »

Bartlesville Library to Hold Computer Classes

Nov 05, 2018

The Bartlesville Public Library will offer three computer classes in the month of November. On Monday, Nov. 12, instructor Leslie Calhoun will cover what is available on the Google Chromebook and how it works, shortcuts to use it, how to change its desktop and how information is stored. The c ... read more »

Monday Washington Co. Commissioners Meeting Moves Quickly

Nov 05, 2018

The Washington County Commissioners held a short meeting early Monday morning. A resolution regarding a donation of $100 from the Dewey basketball team for general use at the Washington County Free Fair was passed first. A declaration of surplus of three Monroe Snow Plows in commissioner Mike ... read more »

Dewey School Board Meets Monday Evening

Nov 05, 2018

Several items find themselves on the Dewey School Board’s Monday evening agenda. A presentation regarding the 2018 Fiscal Year budget will take place first in the meeting. The Dewey School Board will also review high school and middle school dropout reports and a college remediation report ... read more »

Dewey City Council to Meet Monday Night

Nov 05, 2018

The Dewey City Council will meet Monday night at Dewey City Hall for their first meeting of the month. Items on the agenda include a discussion on advertising on a local billboard for economic development. Later on, Dewey’s City Attorney Bo Estes will ask the council to move into an executi ... read more »

Legendary Journalism Teacher Takes Students to Media Days

Nov 03, 2018

Journalism students at Bartlesville High School had the opportunity to hear from journalism professionals. Journalism teacher Darla Tresner took her students to the Media Days at Oklahoma State and the University of Oklahoma last week. Tresner says the professors and professionals helped the ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Discuss Claim

Nov 05, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners met on Monday morning. At the forefront of the discussion was a tort claim filed by the Riley family regarding damages to their property stemming from storm damage and debris from the district three barn. The Riley’s claim that they were not informed that ... read more »

Five to be Inducted to BSC Hall of Fame

Nov 03, 2018

 Five inductions will be made into the Bartlesville Sports Commission's Hall of Fame on Saturday evening at the Hilton Garden Inn. Former Bartlesville basketball coach Cecil Epperley will receive the Coach Award. Epperley's team made five state tournamnet appearences in his 14 ye ... read more »