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Pawhuska Councilors Go Through Training Session

Jul 09, 2019

The Pawhuska City Council met for a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall. They began by having a closed-door training session that would help the councilors, “understand the role of the elected official.” This training session was free to the Pawhuska City Coun ... read more »

Charges Advance Against Former BPD Reserve Captain

Jul 09, 2019

Probable cause was found on three felony counts of embezzlement against former Bartlesville Police Reserve captain Jerry Kelley. A preliminary hearing was held on Tuesday afternoon at the Washington County Courthouse where the State of Oklahoma called BPD Chief Tracy Roles and investigator Joseph ... read more »

Million Meals Initiative Wraps Up with Record Success

Jul 09, 2019

With the help of customers and community members, Arvest Bank’s Million Meals initiative was able to exceed its campaign goal by raising a record total of 2.4 million meals in the fight against hunger. This is the second consecutive year for a record total of meals raised. Launched in 2 ... read more »

Detention Center May Have Avoided Big Electrical Issue

Jul 09, 2019

Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen said they are making repairs after a lighting strike may have struck the Detention Center on Friday evening. Over the weekend, the jail experienced heating and air issues. A maintenance technician made several trips in and determined that the building cont ... read more »

Portion of State Highway 10 Closed Tuesday

Jul 09, 2019

According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, State Highway 10 is closed 1.5 miles west of Hulah Lake dam due to an undermined culvert. ODOT Public Information Officer Kenna Mitchell said rain caused an old drainage pipe underneath the roadway to collapse. She said ODOT knew it was ... read more »

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Coming Back to Avant

Jul 09, 2019

The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Avant had closed and appeared to be moving on to another part of Osage County, but they are re-opening Wednesday morning. You can go to the center to check on the status of your FEMA claim, but Public Information Officer Susheel Kumar said it is also a way f ... read more »

State of the Schools Luncheon is Coming to BHS

Jul 09, 2019

The State of the Schools Luncheon will be put on by the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation once again. BPS Foundation Executive Director Blair Ellis said the luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 7th. She said Bartlesville Superintendent Chuck McCauley will be in attendance. She said t ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber Holding Monthly Luncheon

Jul 09, 2019

This month’s Skiatook Chamber of Commerce luncheon will take place tomorrow at the First Baptist Church located at 940 Oak Street in Skiatook.   Cost to attend is $7 and the event begins at 11:30. Osage County Commissioner Kevin Pasley, along with Tulsa County Commissioner Stan Sal ... read more »

United Way is Looking for Day of Caring Projects

Jul 09, 2019

The Bartlesville Regional United Way is seeking projects for Day of Caring. Every year, BRUW coordinates Day of Caring, where volunteers from businesses around the community help non-profits with tasks such as building maintenance, yard work, sorting donations, reading to children and more. ... read more »

No Injuries Were Sustained in Friday Accident

Jul 09, 2019

Everyone is okay after a vehicle ran into the Bartlesville Animal Hospital last Friday. The Dewey Fire Department, the Dewey Police Department, Bartlesville EMS and Action Towing arrived at the seen along Highway 75. When they got to the Bartlesville Animal Hospital, no one was injured, and a ... read more »

Miller EMS Gives Positive Report

Jul 08, 2019

Brett Selvidge of Miller EMS was at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioner meeting giving an update on how things have been going with the company. Selvidge gave updates on both the month of June and a recap of what had happened during the last fiscal year.   In the month of ... read more »

School Board Approves Increase in Meal Prices, More

Jul 08, 2019

The Dewey School Board approved an updated Certified Salary Schedule on Monday evening. Superintendent Vince Vincent explained that this needed to take place because the State Legislature approved a $1,220 teacher pay raise. There will be enough new money allocated to cover the pay raise, ... read more »

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Moves to Kay County

Jul 08, 2019

The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center that was set up at Bartlesville High School has moved on. Public Information Officer Scott Sanders with the Federal Emergency Management Agency said they may come back if there is a need. He said they move based on the demand from each County's Emergenc ... read more »

Public Assistance on the way for Osage County

Jul 08, 2019

The Mobile Disaster Relief Center just closed in the city of Avant. This was for people who wanted to check on the progress of their FEMA assistance or see why they might have been denied.   Roberts said it was a help to the people of that part of the county. He is hoping they will c ... read more »

Bartlesville Code Enforcement Responses in High Point of the Season for Neighborhood Services

Jul 08, 2019

When it comes to folks reporting on the unsightliness of their neighbor's property, summertime seems to be the busiest in Bartlesville.   Speaking live on AM 1400/FM 93.3 KWON's City Talk Monday morning with Tom Davis, Community Development Director Lisa Beemon said the city ... read more »