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WCSO: Stolen Trailer Recovered

Sep 22, 2019

A stolen trailer has been reunited with its rightful owner and arrests have been made. At approximately 3:30 pm on Thursday, September 19,a white male and white female stole a Forest River Gray Wolf camper trailer. They uses a 90's model Chevy extended cab pickup to drive into a resid ... read more »

Sgt. Warring Warns of Scam Callers on Friday Evening

Sep 20, 2019

According to the Bartlesville Police Department’s Public Information Officer Jim Warring, someone is spoofing their number. The scammers are using their 918.338.4001 number and calling people to tell them that their social security number has been stolen. Warring said he did not have ma ... read more »

Copan is Ready for the Extra Law Enforcement Efforts

Sep 20, 2019

Earlier this week, the Washington County Commissioners approved a contract with the Town of Copan for law enforcement services. For $40 an hour, an off-duty deputy from the Washington County Sheriff's Office will provide the services for Copan. Pete Elkens with the Copan Senior Center sai ... read more »

October Deadline Set for Pawhuska Municipal Election

Sep 20, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the November 12, 2019, City of Pawhuska Special Municipal Election, Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Chouteau said today. Chouteau said that persons who are United States ci ... read more »

Washington County GOP to Host Pinnell at Dinner

Sep 20, 2019

Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell will make his way to the Dinner on the Prairie event in Washington County soon. The dinner is being put on by the Washington County GOP on Monday, Sept. 23rd. The activities will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Timber Oaks venue in Bartlesville. This is just west of Bartle ... read more »

Bellanca Fly-In Helps Lion's Club Raise Funds

Sep 20, 2019

Last weekend, the 2nd Annual Bellanca Fly-In took place at the Bartlesville Municipal Airport. Friends and family had the opportunity to talk to the pilots and see planes that flew in from across the United States, according to event coordinator Steve Dunbar. All states except for Alaska ... read more »

Camper Trailer Stolen from Ramona Area

Sep 20, 2019

A white male and female are said to have stolen a Forest River Gray Wolf camper trailer Thursday in Washington County. At approximately 3:30 in the afternoon, a 90’s model Chevy extended cab pickup was seen driving into a residence in the 370000 Block of N 4000 Road located southeast of ... read more »

Commissioners to Hold Interviews for Bridge Inspections

Sep 21, 2019

A contract between the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and the Washington County District Court will be weighed by the County’s Commissioners soon. In the Commissioners’ next meeting, they will consider a resolution regarding donations to the Was ... read more »

Four BPD Officers Recognized for Evitt's Arrest

Sep 20, 2019

Bartlesville Police Captain Kelley Thomas presented four officers with commendations for their actions. Sergeant Daniel Elkins, and Corporals Steve Johnson, Denver Millard and Steven Silver were commended on Thursday evening for their involvement in the recent death investigation of 19-year-o ... read more »

Kelly Bland to Talk Tourism at Commissioner Meeting

Sep 20, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska. Osage County Tourism Director Kelly Band will be on hand to let the commissioners know how things have been going across the county. One of the highlights from the last months includes the Osage Co ... read more »

Three Hour Clean Up Follows After Accident Thursday

Sep 19, 2019

It took nearly three hours to clean up a traffic accident on southbound U.S. Highway 75 just outside of Ramona on Thursday evening. In that accident by County Road 3600, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol vehicle was sideswiped at the rear on the driver’s side (pictured courtesy of Shep Fuller) ... read more »

The Story Behind the Copan Community Storm Shelter

Sep 19, 2019

When severe weather hits the area, the community of Copan is covered thanks to the efforts of Glen Custer and Pete Elkens. The Copan Community Storm Shelter located on Weldon Avenue and Caney Street in the Town of Copan came to be after a young woman and her child were seeking shelter from a ... read more »

Wanted Suspect in Osage County Murder Arrested

Sep 19, 2019

A man wanted by United States Marshals in connection with an Osage County murder has been arrested. Keshawn Evitt was taken into custody by Marshals and Okmulgee police on Thursday. Evitt is facing accessory to murder charges in Osage County for his alleged involvement in the shooting death o ... read more »

Fairgrounds Looking for Stolen Zero Turn Mower

Sep 19, 2019

Someone has stolen a Zero Turn mower from the Washington County Fairgrounds in Dewey. Fairgrounds Manager Jason Mantooth said they discovered that the mower was out of the barn and nowhere to be found as of 1:30 on Wednesday afternoon. He said they called the Washington County Sheriff's O ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair a Success

Sep 19, 2019

The Osage County Free Fair took place last week in Pawhuska.  Event organizer, Macy Strom, said attendance was down in 2019, but everyone who showed up had a great time.   Thursday and Friday was class day at the fair where many local schools stopped by to enjoy the fair. Strom ... read more »