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Hansche Waived Trial Rights In Murder Case

Sep 20, 2017

The mother of a four-year-old girl that was murdered in 2015 has waived her right for a trial after pleading out on first degree murder charges. Courtney Le'Ann Hansche will be sentenced on these charges later this week. A jury already found Hansche's boyfriend, Michael Andrew Norbye, ... read more »

Osage County Free Dump Day

Sep 20, 2017

Clean out the garage it is time for Free Dump Day again in Osage County. This Saturday September 23, from 8am to 4pm Osage County residents will have the opportunity to drop off your items at locations across the county. For District #1 drop off will be accepted at 8th and Pecan in Pawhuska, at t ... read more »

“Frank and Jane Phillips” to Mingle Downtown Bartlesville

Sep 20, 2017

Frank and Jane Phillips re-enactors will parade throughout downtown Bartlesville inviting guests to the annual Cow Thieves at Outlaws Reuinion at Frank Phillips’ Woolaroc Ranch. Aunt Jane and Uncle Frank, the late founder of Phillips 66 and famed oil tycoon, will be escorted in a 1930s Huds ... read more »

Accident Near Fairfax Results in Three Injured

Sep 19, 2017

Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported an single vehicle accident occured early Monday morning which resulted in three Fairfax residents being transported by EMS. OHP reported that the 2015 Honda Fit was traveling south bound on CR 5905 three miles south of Fairfax when the vehicle departed the roadway ... read more »

Tuesday Morning Traffic

Sep 19, 2017

There have been two reported incidents in Washington County that can slow down traffic. A roll-over accident was reported on Highway 60, East of Bartlesville. There have been no reports at this time, and we have reached out to the Washington County Sheriff's Office as well as the Bartlesv ... read more »

Dewey City Council Makes Proclamation

Sep 19, 2017

The Dewey City Council met for their bi-weekly meeting on Monday evening where they made a proclamation early I the meeting that September 22 be known as Kierra Hudson day, in honor of the Dewey High Senior. Mayor Tom Hays read the proclamation. The council then approved a new ordnance to req ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Holds Meeting

Sep 18, 2017

The Bartlesville School Board discussed a wide range of topics at a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. The board heard an update on state testing from Jason Langham and Dianne Martinez. In terms of composite ACT scores, Bartlesville students averaged a score 20.8, which outperformed the s ... read more »

TIF Districts Discussed At Bartlesville City Council

Sep 18, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council heard several proposals during a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening. The council heard from Nate Ellis from The Public Finance Law Group who presented a resolution to consider an amendment to increment district No. 9. Ellis explained that the amendment ... read more »

George Strait Coming To BOK Center

Sep 18, 2017

A country music superstar announced a show in Tulsa on Monday. George Strait will be playing at the BOK Center in Tulsa on June 2, 2018.  Strait is the first artist to announce the show as part of the "10 for 10" concert series as part the BOK Center's 10th anniversary.&nbs ... read more »

Nowata Schools Closed Thursday To Honor Hewitt

Sep 18, 2017

The Nowata Public Schools announced Monday that school will be cancelled on Thursday to honor former coach and athletic director Ty Hewitt. Hewitt died on Sunday after a long battle with leukemia. Nowata Schools superintendent Leon Ashlock released this statement on social media: “I ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair Wrap-Up at Commissioners Meeting

Sep 18, 2017

Macy Strom with the Osage County Free Fair provided a wrap-up from this year's event at the meeting of the Osage County Commissioners Monday Morning. Strom said that the event this year was a success, however attendance was down this year in comparison to previous events. Planning for next ye ... read more »

Pioneer Woman Working On New Building

Sep 18, 2017

The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, is working on opeing a new business soon in Pawhuska. The Pioneer Woman announced on her blog and Instagram that both she and her husband, Ladd, are working to open a new hotel with Marlboro Man. You can check out her Instagram accounts here The Pioneer Wo ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Sep 18, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting on Monday morning where they first heard a resolution to donate surplus sheriff patrol cars to Nowata. Commissioner Mike Dunlap says that he knows that Washington County is sending their tax dollars away, but it in turn will ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Appoint Several Deputies

Sep 18, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners appointed several deputies at a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Kenny Freeman was appointed to serve as a janitor for the courthouse after being interviewed during last week’s executive session. Undersheriff David Virden was also appointed ... read more »

Two Admitted To Hospital After Accident Sunday

Sep 18, 2017

An accident occurred on Sunday afternoon on Highway 75, just South of Ramona, near County Road 3500.   OHP reports that a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup, driven by 58-year-old Michael Harris of Skiatook, was traveling northbound when he departed the roadway to the right, struck a ditch, ... read more »