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Robotics Contest at Central Leads the Way to the Future

Jan 19, 2020

Central Middle School played host to their 2nd Annual VEX Robotics Competition on Saturday. Lolly Williams, the STEM teacher at CMS, said the VEX Robotics Competition at the school had a middle school and high school division this year. She said they only had a middle school division last yea ... read more »

Beckloff, Tribute Jeep Recognized by Bartlesville PD

Jan 19, 2020

On Sunday afternoon after church, the Bartlesville Police Department and a member of the community looked to pay tribute to 2019’s fallen soldiers and emergency personnel. Jon Beckloff, a board member of the Bartlesville Police Department Foundation and the Director of Child Nutrition f ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Give Update on Robinwood Incident

Jan 18, 2020

The Bartlesville Police Department released a video on Saturday around 5:20 p.m. of a possible child abduction at the Robinwood Park playground area. The described vehicle arrived at 1:25 p.m. and an adult male is seen removing a child from the vehicle's driver side back door before carry ... read more »

Precinct Meeting Set to Select County Delegates for GOP

Jan 18, 2020

At the call of the Republican State Committee, the Washington County GOP Executive Committee has set a Precinct Meeting for the purpose of selecting delegates for the Washington County Republican Convention. OK Senator Julie Daniels, OK Representative Derrel Fincher and OK Representative Judd ... read more »

Mooney Named Truity's Chief Technology Officer

Jan 18, 2020

Dennis Halpin, Truity Credit Union’s President and CEO, is pleased to announce that Steve Mooney has been named Chief Technology Officer after a nationwide search. Halpin said Truity is excited to welcome Mooney to their team. He said Mooney’s experience and leadership make him a ... read more »

Trash Routes in Bartlesville Amended for MLK Jr. Day

Jan 18, 2020

City of Bartlesville offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20th, and trash routes will be amended next week due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Monday trash routes will be serviced next week on Wednesday, Jan. 22. Public Works Director Keith Henry said Monday customers will need to p ... read more »

Suspect Comes Forward to Ramona Police Friday

Jan 17, 2020

A person of interest involved in an incident that took place at the Cherokee Casino in Ramona has turned themselves in. According to Sergeant Williams with the Ramona Police Department, Stacy Isle came forward on Friday. He said they are not seeking information on her at this time and that th ... read more »

Pawhuska School Budget in Good Shape

Jan 17, 2020

Because of financial instability, it was recently announced that Tulsa Public Schools will have to let go 84 of its employees at the end of the school year. Pawhuska Superintendent David Cash says teachers won't have to worry about looking for a job under his watch.   At the stat ... read more »

Truity to Partner with Run the Streets

Jan 17, 2020

Truity Credit Union has announced a partnership with the Run the Streets Program as a part of its Caring Action Partner initative for 2020. Run the Streets will receive an approximate donation of $40,000, courtesy of employee giving, along with a single gift of almost $7,200 that was presented on ... read more »

Rep. Derrel Fincher Files Homemade Food Act

Jan 17, 2020

District 11 State Representative Derrel Fincher of Bartlesville has filed legislation creating the Homemade Food Act to be considered in the upcoming legislative session. House Bill 3420 would replace the Home Baking Act and would expand venues and conditions in which homemade foods can be so ... read more »

Flood Insurance Encouraged After Historic 2019 Damage

Jan 17, 2020

The flooding events that took place in May 2019 continue to impact people across the State of Oklahoma. Glen Mulready, Oklahoma’s Insurance Commissioner, said the first six months of his first year in office were busy because of the weather. Through the process, Commissioner Mulready (p ... read more »

Library to Offer #lifehacks Program, Cooking Segment

Jan 17, 2020

Beginning this month, the Bartlesville Public Library will offer a new “adulting” program called “#lifehacks," which is a program geared toward helping young adults learn basic life skills. #lifehacks is a series of 12 monthly programs specifically tailored for young ad ... read more »

Central to Host 2nd Annual VEX Robotics Contest

Jan 17, 2020

Central Middle School is hosting its second annual VEX Robotics Competition on Saturday. You can observe the action as both middle school and high school teams fight in the Central STEM Bruin Battle, which is scheduled to start at 8:00 a.m. and end by 5:00 p.m. at CMS located at 815 SE Delawa ... read more »

Utility Permits and Violations to be a Topic of Discussion Tuesday

Jan 19, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska this Tuesday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. There will be discussion regarding the enforcement of utility permit penalties against utility permit companies. ... read more »

New Details in Pawhuska Police Investigation

Jan 16, 2020

Osage County District Attorney Mike Fisher spoke with KPGM Radio about the OSBI investigation regarding the Pawhuska Police Department.  Pawhuska Police Chief Nick Silva was abruptly fired in June only to get re-hired a short time later after the public came out in public support of Silv ... read more »