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DPS Approves Sale of $1.2M G.O. Building Bonds

Apr 05, 2021

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education has approved a resolution determining the maturities of, and setting a date, time and place for the sale of the $1.2 million General Obligation Building Bonds of the School District. This took place in a special meeting on Monday evening. Superinten ... read more »

Man Accused of 23 Fraudulent Vehicle Sales

Apr 05, 2021

A Bartlesville man is accused of falsifying several different vehicle sales while working at a local dealership. William Turner appeared out of custody at the Washington County Courthouse facing multiple counts of identity theft, vehicle theft, fraudulently securing credit and embezzlement. A ... read more »

Multiple Charges Filed for 2019 Sexual Assaults

Apr 05, 2021

A 19-year-old Bartlesville man is facing multiple felony counts for an alleged string of sexual assaults that occurred in 2019. Jaylen Cross appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of first degree rape, two counts of forcible sodomy and lewd or indecent proposals to ... read more »

Polls Open in Osage County on Tuesday

Apr 05, 2021

Pawhuska voters will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote for the unoccupied Ward Two Council Seat, which had been held by Jourdan Foran until she abruptly resigned last year.   In the February 9th primary election, Susan Bayro received just over 48 percent of the vote and Amber Nash ... read more »

Arvest Kicks Off 11th Year of Million Meals Initiative

Apr 05, 2021

Arvest Bank kicked off its 11th annual Million Meals campaign on Monday and it will continue through Saturday, May 29th. The campaign’s goal is to provide at least one million meals to those in need and it benefits more than 90 locally selected organizations throughout Arvest’s four-s ... read more »

Students, Teachers Can Get Free McDonald's Breakfast

Apr 05, 2021

The McDonald’s owner/operators in Green Country, Oklahoma will once again offer a free healthy breakfast on the first day of state testing to students in grades 3-8 accompanied by a parent or guardian; and teachers and administrators with valid ID. The student breakfast will include:&nb ... read more »

Funds Looking Good for Osage County Nutrition Program

Apr 05, 2021

This is the second of a four year grant for the nutrition program for Osage County, which totals just over 500,000 dollars. The Board of Osage County Commissioners approved the 2022 grant application and Nutrition Director Kyme Vincent said finances are looking pretty good right now.  Vi ... read more »

Carnival to Accompany Osage County Free Fair

Apr 05, 2021

A year ago, the Board of Osage County Commissioners approved the free fair board to have a carnival at the Osage County Free Fair, which was supposed to take place last September. That never happened due to COVID-19 concerns. In hopes that they are able to put it on this year, the commissione ... read more »

Jury Trials to Resume in June in Osage County

Apr 05, 2021

The Board of Osage County Commissioners elected to take no action regarding policies and procedures for those entering the courthouse and other county-owned properties. Commissioners Assistant Kandy Jump did however inform the commissioners that Judge Stuart Tate will resume jury trials in June, ... read more »

Trustees to Swear-In, More for New County Event Center

Apr 05, 2021

A special meeting of the Trustees of the Washington County Public Facilities Authority will be held on Tuesday, April 6th, at 5:00 p.m. on the second floor of the County Administration Building located at 400 S. Johnstone Avenue in downtown Bartlesville. Washington County Commissioner and Aut ... read more »

NWS Tulsa: Fire Dangers Present on Monday

Apr 05, 2021

The U.S. National Weather Service in Tulsa announced on Monday that south winds will be on the rise with gusts as high as 35 miles per hour to be expected in parts of northeast Oklahoma. Gusty conditions will increase fire weather concerns, especially along and west of Highway 75. Outdoor bur ... read more »

Weekend Archery Shoot Honors Life of Deputy Davis

Apr 05, 2021

The community gathered at Hudson Lake over the weekend to pay respects to fallen Washington County Corporal Kyle Davis. The Corporal Kyle Davis Memorial 3D Shoot and BBQ was held on Saturday. Bartlesville Police Sergeant Daniel Elkins said Deputy Davis used to love archery, so he got together ... read more »

Polls Open Tuesday for Area Elections, Precincts Listed

Apr 05, 2021

Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021, for the Board of Education General Election, Municipal General Election and the Special City of Bartlesville Election. Yvonne House, Secretary of the Washington County Election Board, said that voters who want to be p ... read more »

Nowata County 911 Address Update

Apr 05, 2021

Nowata County 911 Trust  Authority Chairman Jerome Gnatek provided an update on the county’s 911 addressing at Monday morning’s Nowata County Commissioners meeting. Gnatek says that there has been some confusion differentiating between 911 addresses and physical addresses.&nb ... read more »

WCSO's Purchase Agreement with Cabela's, More Approved

Apr 05, 2021

The Washington County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) saw a purchase agreement with Cabela's, LLC, approved by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday morning. WCSO Sheriff Scott Owen said the purchase agreement was necessary so the Sheriff's Office could get a new long range rifle. ... read more »