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Commissioners Receive Planning and Zoning Update

Jan 17, 2017

This week at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, Jake Bruno from Osage County Planning and Zoning provided an update, the commissioners discussed whether to repair or replacement the heating and air systems at the Osage County Fairgrounds, and approved to surplussing of ... read more »

Truck Fire

Jan 17, 2017

There was a truck on fire today on US Highway 75. The truck was on Wyndott Avenue just in front of Simple Simons. We have reached out to several agencies, but have not received any further information. ... read more »

Motorcycle Accident

Jan 17, 2017

A motorcycle accident occurred this morning around 7:30. The motorcycle rider failed to yield at a stop-sign, leading to the accident. Captain Jay Hastings says the only individual injured was the rider. No other person was injured in the accident. ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners

Jan 17, 2017

The Washington County Commissioners met on Tuesday morning for their weekly meeting, as Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The commissioners heard a presentation from Washington County Emergency Management Director, Kary Cox, over the Oklahoma Homeland Security Grant Program Award terms ... read more »

Schools to Start 2018 Year Later

Jan 16, 2017

Bartlesville students will start the next school year a little bit later than this year.  School board members approved the 2018 school calendar Monday night.  School will start in the 3rd week of August instead of the second week next year.  The calendar will still provide for ... read more »

Dewey Recreational Association To Hold Signups

Jan 16, 2017

The Dewey Recreational Association is having spring baseball, t-ball, and softball sign-ups on Saturday  at the Dewey Cafeteria from 9-to-2. Vice President Phillip Shoultz explains what all can be signed up for. The fee for t-ball is $65 while baseball and softball is $75. Any child aro ... read more »

Lamb Prepares For Legislative Session

Jan 16, 2017

We are just three weeks away when the Oklahoma Legislature will open up this year's session.  The opening day is Monday, February 6th.  On that day, Governor Mary Fallin will deliver her State of the State Address.  What does Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb do on that day.  ... read more »

Body Found On Fire in Wagoner

Jan 16, 2017

Wagoner County authorities say a man has been arrested after a teenager's body was found on fire near Wagoner.   KJRH-TV reports that the man was arrested for obstruction of justice Sunday after the body of 15-year-old Brennan Davis of Okay was found burning near the Jackson Bay area ... read more »

Cow Gets Stuck In Swimming Pool

Jan 16, 2017

Think it's hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in a swimming pool.   Firefighters in Oklahoma City were summoned Sunday morning after a homeowner reported hearing some sort of "snorting" coming from his swimming pool area. Emergency responders arrived ... read more »

Tulsa Shooting

Jan 16, 2017

Authorities are investigating after three people were found shot to death in a north Tulsa home.   Tulsa police responded to reports of a shooting at about 2 a.m. Monday. Sgt. August Terbrock tells the Tulsa World  that officers found one woman and two men dead from apparent gunshot ... read more »

Weather Related Closings

Jan 12, 2017

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued an ice storm warning in effect from 6 am Friday to 6 am Sunday for the area. Light freezing rain is expected to develop late tonight into Friday morning...and continue periodically through early Sunday morning, some transition to rain is possible i ... read more »

Should Oklahoma Appoint Labor Commissioners?

Jan 14, 2017

or appointed under a measure that's been filed ahead of the legislative session that begins next month. Freshman state Sen. Adam Pugh filed a joint resolution this week seeking a public vote on the issue. Under current law, the labor commissioner is one of 11 statewide elected state offic ... read more »

Bridenstine Votes on Obamacare Repeal Measure

Jan 14, 2017

Congressman Jim Bridenstine joined 227 Members of the House to take the first step in repealing Obamacare.  The bill starts the so-called "reconciliation" process for repealing Obamacare.  The Senate passed this  bill early Thursday, calling for committees to prepare the ... read more »

Osage Tourism Event Scheduled

Jan 14, 2017

The Osage County Tourism Committee and the Osage County Industrial Authority announce the speaker and topic line-up for the second Tourism Forum, "Dimensions of Osage Tourism" to be held Friday, January 27th from 10 to 2:30 at the Helmerich Research Center at Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa. ... read more »

Verdigris Valley Electric Customers Without Power

Jan 14, 2017

Some Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative customers south of Bartlesville are without power due to the ice storm.  As of 10 o'clock this morning, 152 VVEC customers are without power.  Most of the outages are just west of Skiatook.  As of now, PSO has no power outages. ... read more »