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Collinsville Man Drowns in Boar Creek Near Hominy

Jul 27, 2020

A 20-year-old Collinsville man died in a drowning incident early Saturday morning. OHP reports it happened around 2am on Boar Creek, approximately 6 miles east of Hominy, Oklahoma, in Osage County. Stephen Bosch was with a group of friends on a rock ledge on the bank of Boar Creek. Bosch ... read more »

Light Agenda Slated for County Commissioners

Jul 24, 2020

A memorandum of agreement for tribal cemetery maintenance between the Delaware Tribe of Indians and the Washington County Board of Commissioners will be discussed and possibly approved in the next Washington County Commissioners meeting. A Washington County Sheriff’s Report and / or ver ... read more »

Deep Look at Oklahoma COVID-19 Numbers

Jul 25, 2020

Confirmed cases for COVID-19 in Oklahoma dropped for the first time in July last week, as other numbers were mixed in the weekly Oklahoma State Department of Health epidemiology report released on Friday. Case increases were down by 8.4-percent statewide in the week spanning July 17-23. The f ... read more »

First Lady Melania Trump Hopes to Visit Cherokee Nation

Jul 25, 2020

First Lady Melania Trump says she hopes to take the Cherokee Nation up on its invitation to visit the tribe's headquarters in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. The first lady made the comments Thursday after a meeting of the President's Task Force on Protecting Children in the Indian Health Servic ... read more »

SCOTUS McGirt Decision: Two Different Perspectives

Jul 24, 2020

McGirt v. Oklahoma was a case argued before the Supreme Court of the United States on May 11, 2020, during the court's October 2019-2020 term. The case came on a writ of certiorari to the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals (OCCA), the state ... read more »

BHS Holds True, Traditional Graduation Ceremony Held

Jul 24, 2020

The stands were packed at Bartlesville High School’s Custer Stadium on a humid Friday night as family and friends eagerly waited for their student to walk across the stage during a traditional graduation ceremony. A virtual graduation was held in May for the 310 graduates in the BHS Cla ... read more »

BPD Warns of Scam Calls

Jul 23, 2020

The Bartlesville Police Department has been receiving multiple complaints about a scam that is occurring in our area. Multiple residents have reported that they have been receiving a phone call from someone claiming they are with the IRS and that there is an issue with their taxes and credit. ... read more »

Area Stars Set for All-State Gridiron Game

Jul 24, 2020

High School football makes a one day return on Saturday as the All-State Game will be played at Crain Family Stadium in Shawnee, Oklahoma. A few area stars will be playing for the East team during the game celebrating the best football players in the state. Pawhuska’s Hunter Reed will b ... read more »

Podcast: Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley & Sen.Lankford Discuss Communist China's Oppression of Hong Kong

Jul 24, 2020

 Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today released the latest episode of The Breakdown with James Lankford. During this episode, Lankford and former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley discuss China’s aggression to Hong Kong and the long-term impacts of China&rsqu ... read more »

Attorney Calls for Dismissal in Nowata County Murder Case

Jul 24, 2020

Online courts records show that the attorney for a Nowata County woman who allegedly shot and killed her daughter has filed a motion to dismiss first degree murder charges. Winston Connor II filed the motion in Nowata County court on Thursday citing that both Moffett and the victim are Cherokee N ... read more »

Workshop to be Held Dealing With IEP's

Jul 24, 2020

The Osage Nation Education Department will be hosting a free training session on basic rights and Individualized Education Plans, otherwise known as an IEP. This is set to take place via zoom at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11th. You are asked to register in advance.   The purpose of this ... read more »

Dewey Man Charged for Assault on Father

Jul 24, 2020

A Dewey man had charges of domestic abuse, threatening an act of violence and resisting arrest filed against him in Washington County court on Friday. Jeffrey Goodman was charged for an alleged incident that occurred on Thursday. According to an affidavit, Goodman allegedly hit his father mul ... read more »

Dewey Woman Charged with Assault on Minor

Jul 23, 2020

One juvenile was injured after an alleged physical altercation that occurred in Bartlesville in June. 19-year-old Kelcee Green was arrested on a warrant for her role in the matter. Green appeared at the Washington County Courthouse of custody on Thursday. She posted a $25,000 bond. Green was ... read more »

Help Works Inc. to Speak at Monday's Board Meeting

Jul 24, 2020

At last week's city council meeting in Pawhuska, members from Help Works Inc. went to the council in hopes of getting a lease on a parcel of land to expand their operation. Help Works Inc. is a non profit organization within Osage County that helps those with intellectual disabilities. Hunter ... read more »

Lee Lake Skate Park Opens

Jul 24, 2020

The Lee Lake Skate Park in Bartlesville is open, with a grand opening and contest planned for early fall. In a statement, Engineering Director Micah Siemers said: “We are asking that skaters keep off the sod and seed to give everything a chance to grow like it should, but otherwise the ... read more »