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BHS Summer Project Plans

Jun 12, 2017

Bartlesville Public Schools still has work planned and scheduled after the bond in 2016 passed. Several renovations and construction projects have been completed, but a list of “to-do's” at Bartlesville High School still remain. The high school and Madison will reallocate and ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools Completing Renovations

Jun 12, 2017

Bartlesville Public Schools is making headway into the summer in it's renovations and updates from the 2016 bond. All 15 new route buses and one of two new activity buses have arrived. An additional activity bus and two people-movers, all with Bruins graphics, should arrive by the end of June ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Robbery

Jun 12, 2017

A Bartlesville man stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Matthew Rodericks is facing charges of robbery in the second degree, assault and battery, and larceny of merchandise from a retailer. According to an affidavit, Rodericks was attempting to steal an alarm fr ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Violates Protective Order

Jun 12, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Ryan Gay was charged with violating a protective order against his mother. According to affidavit, Gay made multiple attempts to retrieve his possessions from the house where his mother lives in vio ... read more »

Commissioners Receive County EMS Analysis

Jun 12, 2017

Monday at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, Hominy City Manager Gary Lanham provided an EMS update, and the results of the Osage County Survey Analysis. During the Hominy EMS update Lanham stated that the paramedic service has changed their collection services and rev ... read more »

Vehicular Accident

Jun 12, 2017

There is a reported vehicular accident that occured just before noon in front of Boulevard Diner. Reportedly, a motorcycle and a car collided in some manner, and one person has head injuries. We will have more information as it becomes available. ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Jun 12, 2017

The Washington County Commissioners met for their weekly meeting on Monday morning in the Commissioners' Meeting Room. Among items discussed, the commissioners herd several presentations regarding both financial planning tools and an agreement between the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, F ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Meeting Postponed

Jun 12, 2017

The Nowata County Board of County Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting has been postponed. The decision to postpone is due to a lack of quorum. Chairman Bud Frost was the only commissioner present for the originally scheduled meeting. The Commissioners will instead meet at 10 a.m. on Wed ... read more »

Indians Take One of Two On Second Day In Branson

Jun 09, 2017

The Doenges Ford Indians continued play in Branson, Missouri for their first tournament of the season today. After splitting their first two games yesterday, Anthony Towers’ club had the same results today. In game one the Indians fell to Willard 10-0 in a run rule shortened contest. ... read more »

Indians Take

Jun 09, 2017

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Tulsa Officers Shoot Man

Jun 09, 2017

Law officers in Tulsa fatally shot a man while trying to pick him up for a mental health issue, triggering a street protest and a corresponding show of force by police in riot gear.   Police officer Leland Ashley says sheriff's deputies were attempting to serve a pickup order Friday ... read more »

Mens Health Week

Jun 09, 2017

The Washington County Health Department is joining the Oklahoma State Department of Health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in celebrating National Men’s Health Week, June 12-18. A goal of this week-long observance is to e ... read more »

Governor Fallin Closes Legislative Session

Jun 09, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin has signed the remaining two bills awaiting action, marking the end of the 2017 legislative session. The governor has 15 days after legislators adjourn to act on bills sent to her for consideration. Legislators this year adjourned May 26, which put the governor’s d ... read more »

Drug Pair Arrested

Jun 08, 2017

Two Tulsa area men were taken into custody last weekend. Eric Robinson is charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of a synthetic narcotic. Ashley Yocum was taken in for possession of a controlled dangerous substance, driving under suspicion, and failure to stop ... read more »

Kinsey Taken In For Meth

Jun 06, 2017

A Pawhuska man is in the Washington County Court after an indecent. Larry Kinsey was taken in on Saturday morning for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and actual physical control. Police observed Kinsey passed out in the drivers seat of a vehicle with the key in the ignition. Of ... read more »