Washington County Board of Commissioners Settle Some Issues

Oct 05, 2015

The Washington County Board of Commissioners began their Monday agenda with surplussing a strip of land along Adams Boulevard to the city of Bartlesville. The property is just east of Silver Lakes Boulevard and is one puzzle piece to the development planned for that area by the BRTA and BDA. Dist ... read more »

Commissioners To Meet Monday Afternoon

Oct 04, 2015

A light agenda is planned for Monday afternoon's Nowata County Commissioners meeting.  According to the agenda, the commissioners will discuss the upcoming Nowata Halloween Boo-Yah/5K and Fun Run.  Officials will go over the county's revised 8-year County Improvement Road and Br ... read more »

Owasso Officer Charged

Oct 03, 2015

A Nowata County prosecutor has filed charges against an Owasso police officer accused of repeatedly striking a man with a shotgun during a traffic stop.      Online court records indicate that Nowata County District Attorney Kevin Buchanan filed charges of assault and bat ... read more »

Local Author to sign books

Oct 03, 2015

A Ranch Heights Elementary teacher will sign copies of her first book this afternoon.  Debbie Noble has written the book “Pockets in my PJs”.  The story concerns a curious five-year-old boy who loves to collect things and put them in his pockets.  The problem is his PJs ... read more »

Another Possible Option for Mercy Hospital in Independence

Oct 02, 2015

Mercy Hospital in Independence, Kansas is scheduled to shut down all inpatient services, the emergency department and ambulatory surgery on Friday, October 9 at 9 P.M. There are a couple of efforts in the works to provide continuing hospital service in Independence. Two weeks ago, Coffeyvill ... read more »

Mental Health Awareness Week Begins on Sunday

Oct 02, 2015

Sunday, October 4 begins Mental Health Awareness Week, which was established as the first week of October by the U.S. Congress in 1990. The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness has a number of events scheduled next week beginning on Sunday with a candlelight vigil at Torrey Pl ... read more »

Barnsdall Man Arrested On Numerous Charges

Oct 02, 2015

A Barnsdall man is in custody for allegedly taking medical supplies from Jane Phillips Medical Center and had outstanding warrants out of Washington County.  34-year old Jesse Lynn Farmer is charged with falsely personate to create liability, possession of methamphetamine, petit larceny, and ... read more »

Fourth Annual Mustang Run

Oct 02, 2015

Friday morning Madison Middle School hosted their 4th Annual Mustang Run. Unlike previous events this year is not a painted run but rather a 5k Inflatable Epic Run.   The event for students of Madison Middle School began in the morning with runners separated by grade and with a stag ... read more »

Organizations Work to Fill Oklahoma Food Pantries

Oct 02, 2015

Governor Mary Fallin is asking residents to help reach the goal of at least two million meals through the sixth annual Feeding Oklahoma Food Drive. The Fraternal Order of Eagles right here in Washington County are also working to stock up local food banks. Oklahoma State Auxiliary President Lakit ... read more »

Unemployment Rates Mixed

Oct 02, 2015

A majority of the state's counties saw increases in their unemployment rates for August of 2015.  According to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, 45 of Oklahoma's 77 counties saw increases while 26 counties had decreases and six counties remained the same. Nowata Count ... read more »

Kellum Bound Over For Trial

Oct 02, 2015

A Bartlesville man who is accused of choking his girlfriend and breaking into her home has waived preliminary hearing and is bound over for formal arraignment.  Derrick Maurice Kellum is charged with domestic assault and battery by strangulation and first degree burglary.  Back in June ... read more »

Defendants in Owasso Murder Case Set for Preliminary Hearing

Oct 02, 2015

Three co-defendants in a fatal shooting at an Owasso convenience store remain in jail charged in the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Emmett Wood of Sperry on July 24. Two of the suspects, Michael Hatcher and Antonio Pruitt, turned themselves in to police shortly after the murder. The third suspect, ... read more »

Owasso is the Place for Taste of Home Cooking School

Oct 02, 2015

A cooking event that has brought in more than five million people over the past 20 years to learn about cooking happens in Owasso this coming Tuesday. The Taste of Home Cooking School is attended by 300,000 people every year who will learn seasonal recipes form the cooking demonstrations presente ... read more »

Dalton Defenders Days in Coffeyville this Weekend

Oct 01, 2015

The Wild West lives again in Coffeyville this weekend. Dalton Defenders Days celebrates that fateful day of October 5, 1892 when the Dalton Gang was defeated in Coffeyville Kansas. The Dalton Gang attempted to rob two banks and all but one of them was shot and killed. Dalton Defenders Days celebr ... read more »

Oklahoma Delegation Rejects Continuing Resolution

Oct 01, 2015

Oklahoma's congressional delegation voted against the resolution that funds the Federal government at current levels through December 11th.  Senior U. S. Senator, Jim Inhofe says since Republicans regained majority in the Senate, we have been working to restore regular order. For the fir ... read more »