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Osage County Commissioners to Vote on Disaster Proclamation

May 29, 2015

Monday's meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners will take place at the normal time and place.   However, on the schedule this week is a special meeting agenda item where the commissioners will discuss and possibly take action on signing a disaster emergency pro ... read more »

Hazard Mitigation Planning Includes Hazardous Materials

May 29, 2015

The combined forces of Washington County, the city of Bartlesville and the BPSD are working to create a Hazard Mitigation plan for the area. To be eligible for FEMA assistance, a plan is a requirement. Many people think that weather-related disasters are the main issue but HAZMAT issues also need ... read more »

Willoughby Sexual Abuse Charge Filed

May 29, 2015

A Northeast Oklahoma man who is in Washington County jail for failure to register as a sex offender is now facing a new charge.  46-year old David Wayne Willoughby is charged with child sexual abuse.  According to a court affidavit, a girl told officials from the Department of Human Ser ... read more »

Drug and Possession Of Stolen Property Charges Filed

May 29, 2015

Charges were filed for two people who face an number of violations.  49-year old Hector Chamorro is charged with possession of a firearm after a former conviction and 29-year old Arlene Chamorro is charged with unauthorize use of a credit card, knowingly concealing stolen property, possessio ... read more »

2015 Tallgrass Music Festival - Rain or Shine

May 29, 2015

Music festivals are a summer staple, but there is no need to travel hundreds of miles to hear you favorite bluegrass music. June 5th and 6th the Skiatook Bluegrass Association is bringing some of the best in Bluegrass music to Skiatook for the eleventh annual Tallgrass Music Festival.   ... read more »

Start of Sunfest Delayed Due to Weather

May 29, 2015

The weather and wet soggy ground are delaying the official start of Sunfest. Some events have been postponed and others rescheduled according to Sunfest President Stephanie Lief. Updates with any new information will be posted on the Sunfest Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/Bart ... read more »

Three Suspects Connected to Officer Shooting in Montgomery County Jail

May 29, 2015

Alejandro Garcia Roxanne Mendoza Cesar Rios Three suspects, 22-year-old Alejandro Garcia, 23-year-old Cesar Rios and 20-year-old Roxanne Mendoza are in the Montgomery County, Kansas Jail, facing various charges related to a police pursuit and officer shooting. Oologah p ... read more »

Caney Kansas Pioneer Days this Weekend

May 29, 2015

The Caney Valley Antique Power Association presents Pioneer Days this weekend in Caney, Kansas. Association President Don Clifford said those in attendance could see things they have never seen before. In addition to the Tractor Pull & Engine Show, there will be a Flea Market, a Consignme ... read more »

Accusation Arise Against Pawhuska Animal Control

May 28, 2015

Citizens have been vetting their concern and grievances via the Pawhuska Community Facebook page, regarding the local Animal Control Officer.   Channel 2 News, KJRH, reported Thursday that they were contacted by Pawhuska citizens concerning practices of the local Animal Control Offic ... read more »

Owasso Police Warn of Door-to-Door Scam

May 28, 2015

The Owasso Police Department has received several reports of a man going door-to-door attempting to sell “Neighborhood Watch” and “No Solicitation” stickers. According to the Owasso Police Department Facebook page, the man suggests that the profit from the $10 stickers wil ... read more »

Oklahoma Offers Free Well-Testing

May 28, 2015

Due to state-wide flooding the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality is offering free bacterial testing of private wells. DEQ spokeswoman Erin Hatfield says when flood waters get into private wells they can become infected with E-Coli and other harmful bacteria. Each testing kit in ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Threatening A Family

May 28, 2015

A $50,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly pointed a gun at his family.  53-year old Ronald James Pebeahsy is charged with three felony counts of pointing a firearm.  Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office were called to a home where a man was rep ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested For Second Degree Burglary

May 28, 2015

A Dewey man is in custody after he allegedly broke into a business.  23-year old Brady Calvin Shafer is charged with second degree burglary and attempt second degree burglary.  Dewey police were called to Peter's True Value store to investigate a possible burglary. According to ... read more »

Keller Williams to Host RED Day

May 28, 2015

Keller Williams Realty Bartlesville will be taking the day off on June 4 to give back to the community for their seventh annual RED Day. RED Day stands for Renew, Energize, and Donate. The Bartlesville Keller Williams Associates will be spending the day volunteering at Martha's Task, ARC ... read more »

Police Officer Hirings Underway in Owasso

May 28, 2015

The half-penny city sales tax voted on in Owasso in January is being put to good use. More than 75 percent of voters said “yes” to the increase which will be used to hire new police officers, firefighters and to make street repairs. The Owasso Police Department is accepting applicatio ... read more »