City Council Accept Right-A-Way Requests

May 04, 2015

The Bartlesville City Council held two public hearings Monday night concerning two separate right-of-way closing requests.  The first was a request from the Bartlesville Public Schools to close a right-of-way located at Central Middle School.  Director of Engineering and Water Utilities ... read more »

Dewey City Council Votes to Give a Gift to Community Center

May 04, 2015

The Dewey Community Center will soon celebrate it's one year anniversary and they'll finish on a high note. Giz Robinson, owner of Ahave Cafe and a big part of the Community Center, has done a lot of research on an LED sign for the Center, the different types and the costs. Mayor Ron Reva ... read more »

Dewey Voters to Get Bond Issue Next Week

May 04, 2015

The city of Dewey has seen a lot of improvements recently and will see more if an upcoming bond proposal is improved. The dollar amount comes to a bit over $1-million. City Manager Kevin Trease said the money will be used for several projects. The vote for the General Obligation Bonds is sche ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Rape

May 04, 2015

A $50,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who was arrested on a warrant for allegedly raping a 15-year old girl.  23-year old Kyle Anthony Ebert is charged with forcible sodomy and rape by instrumentation.  Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's office received a rep ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners First Monday Presentations

May 04, 2015

  The room was full at the beginning of Monday's Washington County Board of Commissioners. Two different groups were on hand to go before the Board. Frances Gardner, Secretary of the Washington County Women's Farm Bureau Organization, presented county officials with a fresh- ... read more »

Congress Adds Banisment to Punishment for Drug Crimes

May 04, 2015

The Osage Nation passed a bill on 20 April that would add the threat of banishment to anyone charged by the tribal nation in a “dangerous drug offense.”   In a story released today by Osage News, “those who are convicted of selling, manufacturing or distributing dan ... read more »

A Great Day for the Cherokee Nation

May 04, 2015

Monday, May 4th is a great day for the Cherokee Nation as the first of four new medical clinics open for business. Some 200 citizens and officials were in attendance for the grand opening ceremony. Crosslin Smith gave a traditional Cherokee blessing to the Cooweescoowee Medical Clinic. Principal ... read more »

Bartlesville Quilters Honored for Service

May 04, 2015

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services honored members of a Bartlesville organization during a statewide ceremony held at the Oklahoma History Center. The Honey Be Quilters received the Ed Birchall Award for Humanitarian Service from DHS Director Ed Lake.  The group has provided more ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Sign Agreement with Shidler

May 04, 2015

The Osage County Board of County Commissioners held a brief meeting Monday morning.   During which, the commissioners signed an agreement with Shidler City Council to remove brush and trees during an upcoming city project.   The commissioners also signed a resolution to ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Bids

May 04, 2015

Nowata County Commissioners had a busy meeting Monday morning.  The commissioners received six bids for hot mix/hot lay, accepted five of those six bids upon price and availability.  The commissioners tabled a bid for a 2010 or newer 10-wheeler dump truck.  County officials receive ... read more »

Chlorine Leak Found

May 04, 2015

Nowata City officials Monday morning found a small chlorine leak at the city's sewer plant.  City Manager Eric Epperson says that the leak is fixed and there was no immediate danger to the facility. ... read more »

Legislature Working on Budget

May 03, 2015

 For the second straight year, Oklahoma's budget writers are scrambling to fill a significant shortfall in the state budget for the upcoming year as lawmakers enter the final month of the 2015 legislative session.        Budget negotiators face a $611 million ... read more »

KRIG Country Showdown Preliminary Results

May 02, 2015

It was a fabulous day at Washington Park Mall for the Outdoor Show and KRIG Country Showdown, Saturday. There were 30 talented contestants with 15 selected to move on to semi-final competition: Summer Flenniken Allie Baker Bryanna Swan Hailey Hanmer Annie Hart Celeste Drowatzky J ... read more »

Bartlesville Education Authority Does Walk Thru at BPSD

May 01, 2015

Bartlesville City Council members, acting as the Bartlesville Education Authority, met for a special meeting with the BPSD School board on Wednesday. The two groups discussed the current high school project as well as the middle school project and bidding. Dr. Gary Quinn talked about the $36.7 mi ... read more »

Body Found in Caney River Identified

May 01, 2015

The body of a man found in the trunk of a car in the Caney River has been identified. Newson6 reports that a friend identified the man as Rafael Hernandez-Torres. It's also reported that there is a bullet in the body. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol received a call at 6:28 Friday morning about a ... read more »