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Kennedy Building Sold in Auction

Aug 16, 2017

Going, going, gone, the iconic Kennedy Building in downtown Pawhuska was officially sold Wednesday afternoon in a live auction hosted by Chupps Auction Company. The building was built in 1927 as Citizen National Bank and renovated in 2008 to become home to the Osage County Department of Human Ser ... read more »

BHS Freshmen Recieve Chromebooks

Aug 16, 2017

Freshmen at Bartlesville High School are checking out Chromebooks for use at school and at home this school year. This is the second phase of a multi-year Student Computing Initiative approved by Bartlesville voters as part of the August 2016 bond issue. In 2016-2017 carts with Chromebooks t ... read more »

Caney Valley Trojans Preparing To End Playoff Drought

Aug 16, 2017

Continuing our look at teams around the Northeast Oklahoma listening area. Second year head coach Stephen Mitchell and his Caney Valley Trojans have big plans for the 2017 season. The Trojans had a respectable season a year going 4-6 behind fourth year starting quarterback Hunter Hines. Hines&rsq ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Stalking

Aug 16, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse today. Michael LaRue is facing a felony charge of stalking. LaRue has been charged in multiple similar incidents in the past. According to an affidavit, LaRue showed up at the workplace of a young women several times to engage so ... read more »

Phillips 66 CEO Greg Garland Addresses Chamber Forum

Aug 16, 2017

Phillips 66 Chief Executive, Greg Garland told a Bartlesville Chamber forum his company continues to grow and continues to return about 40 percent of net profit back to stockholders in the form of dividends.  Garland started his presentation talking about Phillips 66 overall and then narrowe ... read more »

Aviation Growing In Oklahoma

Aug 16, 2017

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has released the Oklahoma Aviation And Aerospace Economic Impact Study, to which we received a copy of the Executive Summary. The study started in the summer of 2016, and studied all 109 airports in the state, as well as off-airport aviation and aerospace emplo ... read more »

ODOT Warns For Highway Safety During Eclipse

Aug 16, 2017

As Oklahoma prepares for the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation urges drivers to plan ahead for viewing this phenomenon. When the eclipse begins in Oklahoma during the late morning hours on Monday, the moon may not be the only thing causing a ... read more »

Gov Fallin Says Special Session Necessary

Aug 16, 2017

Governor Mary Fallin has announced that the Legislature must return in special session to deal with the $215 million shortfall caused by a proposed smoking cessation fee being struck down. Article 5, Section 55 of the Oklahoma Constitution states that no money shall be paid out of the state ... read more »

National Association of Commissions for Women Awards

Aug 16, 2017

The National Association of Commissions for Women recently presented the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women with its 2017 Achievement Award during the 47th Annual NACW Conference and Business Meeting held in Buffalo, NY. “We are honored to accept the award for our work in O ... read more »

No School in Pawhuska This Week

Aug 16, 2017

Pawhuska will NOT start school as planned on Thursday.  School administration confirms that there will not be school either Thursday or Friday due to problems with the gas purge site discovered near one of the schools.   We reported earlier that Superintendent, Dr. Janet Neufeld ... read more »

Truity Starts #ThankATeacher Campaign

Aug 16, 2017

Truity Credit Union has taken steps to help local teachers start the school year in a good way.  Credit Union officials say they are saying "thank you" in a tangible way to the people who are building the next generation of leaders.     Community Outreach Speciali ... read more »

Local Teacher Wins Award

Aug 15, 2017

Central Middle School Geography Teacher Brian Davis has been award a K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award by the National Council for Geographic Education. Davis received his award at a special ceremony held on July 29 at the National Conference on Geography Education in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ... read more »

Minister From Tulsa Arrested For Child Pornography

Aug 15, 2017

Chief United States District Court Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced 62-year-old Ronald Eugene Robinson of Tulsa, to 57 months of imprisonment for Accessing with Intent to View Child Pornography. Chief Judge Frizzell also sentenced Robinson to 10 years of supervised release following his releas ... read more »

Update on Bartlesville Stabbing Incident

Aug 14, 2017

Bartlesville Police responded to a call on Monday morning after a male showed up at the local Hospital Emergency room with several stab wounds. When Officers arrived at the hospital, they discovered there were actually two male subjects with injuries. The injuries were not life threatening, and b ... read more »

Gas Purge Discovered Near Pawhuska School

Aug 15, 2017

Officials from state and federal agencies are investigating what's being called a gas purge site in Pawhuska.    Pawhuska Schools Superintendent Dr. Janet Neufeld issued a statement which says a gas purge site was discovered near one of their school buildings. Neufeld said t ... read more »