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Bartlesville Woman Causes Accident While Under the Influence

Jul 08, 2019

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on a warrant for her alleged involvement in a traffic accident while she was under the influence. Jami Ford appeared out of custody at the Washington County Courthouse facing a felony charge of driving under the influence. Ford posted a $20,000. According to ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Holding Special-Called Meeting Tuesday Morning

Jul 08, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board will meet Tuesday morning for a special called meeting to discuss some very important items. The board will consider authorizing the calling and holding of a bond election to be held in the Pawhuska School District. At last month’s meeting, Superintendent David ... read more »

Conveyance of Property Resolution Approved Monday

Jul 08, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners approved an independent contract agreement for on-call services from Guy Engineering for the new fiscal year on Monday. Chairman Mitch Antle said Guy Engineering's rates are mandated by the industry. He said the independent contract agreement is availab ... read more »

Gov. Stitt Requests Feasibility Study on Tulsa Levees

Jul 08, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt, and three Tulsa area mayors sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting the feasibility study on the Tulsa-West Tulsa Levee System be expedited and completed by December 2019.  The feasibility study is needed for further improvements and upgrades to ... read more »

Asphalt Work to Start on Local Streets this Week

Jul 08, 2019

City of Bartlesville crews will be resurfacing several Bartlesville streets this week, weather permitting. Streets scheduled for resurfacing include Jefferson Place between Wayside Drive and Loris Lane. That will take place on Wednesday, July 10th through Friday, July 12th. Stonewall Driv ... read more »

County Commissioners Sign Letter Supporting Miller EMS

Jul 08, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met at the courthouse in Pawhuska for a regular scheduled meeting Monday morning. The commissioners decided to sign a letter of support for Miller EMS that will help them get grant money from the Oklahoma Emergency Response Systems and Stabilizations and Im ... read more »

Sheriff's Office May Have Been Struck By Lightning

Jul 08, 2019

Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen informed the County Commissioners Monday that a lightning bolt may have struck the Sheriff's Office over the weekend. Several controllers are down as a result of that potential strike. The Commissioners advised Sheriff Owen to get a claim so the Commis ... read more »

Sample Ballot for Special Washington County Election

Jul 08, 2019

The Special Washington County Election takes place Tuesday. District 3 Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap has talked extensively for months about why the quarter-cent sales tax needs to be renewed. He encourages everyone to get out and vote at their respected polling places. Votin ... read more »

Sen. Daniels Congratulates County Health Department

Jul 08, 2019

The Washington County Health Department was recently selected as the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s “County Health Department of the Year.” The honor was for their work in 2018. Bartlesville’s Senator Julie Daniels in a letter to the WCHD said, “The abilit ... read more »

Timberlake Bridge Closure Tabled Monday

Jul 08, 2019

The permanent closure of the Timberlake 115 Bridge in Washington County was supposed to be revisited Monday. The item was tabled by the Washington County Commissioners because District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier was not in attendance. Timberlake Bridge is in Bouvier’s District. Two ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Disaster Plans

Jul 08, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners approved several disaster recovery plans among other items at Monday morning’s meeting. Plans were approved for the sheriff’s office, the county commissioners and for the emergency manager. Now all offices have submitted their disaster recovery plans. ... read more »

Bartlesville Radio Loses a Family Member from Sisiter Station KGGF in Coffeyville

Jul 08, 2019

The KGGF family is feeling heart-broken. Former News Director Debra Woodall at our sister stations in Coffeyville, Kansas passed away on Friday. Deb, who started at KGGF in May of 2016, was a Southeast Kansas native and graduate of Caney Valley High School. She was an award winning news repo ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested After Threatening Store Clerk

Jul 05, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after threatening a gas station employee with a knife. Casey Shea appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing felony charges of threatening to perform an act of violence. According to affidavit, an employee at a gas station on Frank Phillips B ... read more »

Timberlake Bridge to be Discussed Again Monday

Jul 06, 2019

The permanent closure of the 115 Timberlake Bridge along County Road 4025 in District 2 of Washington County will be revisited on Monday. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier mentioned how he was taking steps to close the bridge for good in a Commissioners’ meeting almost two wee ... read more »

Dewey School Board to Consider Hires, More Monday

Jul 07, 2019

4 elementary school teachers, 1 middle school teacher and a high school special education teacher may be hired by the Dewey School Board on Monday. They may hire Laurel Guild as a trainer for the 2019 Dewey High School football season as well. The Board may approve an updated Certified Salary ... read more »