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Washington County Board of Commissioners

May 22, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Among action items, the commissioners approved a resolution and reimbursment form regarding the Washington County Clerk.  During the Commissioners' Report, the commissioners discu ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Sales Tax

May 22, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners met for their regular meeting Monday morning. The main thing on the agenda was the approval of the sales tax plan for the 2017, 2018 Fiscal Year. The Commissioners approved funds in the same amount as the last fiscal year. The Fair Board, the OSU Ag Extensi ... read more »

Senator Daniels Returns to Work Disappointed in Inaction

May 22, 2017

State Senator Julie Daniels returned to the Capitol this morning disappointed that the Senate wasn’t called into a Sunday evening or Monday morning session, meaning no budget proposal has been agreed to with House Democrats. Since any measure to raise revenue must begin in the House and ... read more »

Lighthouse Dedicates New Chapel Facility

May 21, 2017

The Lighthouse Outreach Center opened their new chapel on Sunday afternoon at their dedication ceremony. Among the many guests that spoke during the dedication, including Josie Zepeda and Jenny Engel who sang, Executive Director Errol Hada explained why the Lighthouse is so important. The ded ... read more »

State Budget Talks Break Down

May 20, 2017

Talks have broken down yet again between Oklahoma lawmakers meeting for a rare weekend session to find ways to close a nearly $880 million budget hole. Legislators are bound by the state's constitution to pass revenue-raising measures by Sunday or be forced to call a special session to co ... read more »

Foundation Honors Ambler and Haskell Families

May 20, 2017

The Ambler and Haskell families are the latest Bartlesville Community Foundation honorees.  The foundation honored the families Saturday night at its Legacy Hall of Fame Gala at the Bartlesville Community Center. The Amblers have a long history in the community.  Both Lewis and Shar ... read more »

Fatal Friday Night Accident on State Highway 20

May 20, 2017

A woman died in a wreck on Highway 20 in Skiatook Friday evening.  Police consider the accident under investigation.  Two SUVs collided head-on in front of the Osage Casino.   The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said 26 year-old Taylor Brown driving a silver SUV was eastbound when ... read more »

Dewey Class of 2017 Graduates

May 20, 2017

The 2017 Class of Dewey High School received its diplomas Friday night at Dewey High School Gym.  The Superintendent of Schools, Vince Vincent outlined some of the class's achievements. You can listen to a broadcast of Friday Night's Dewey High School Commencement Tuesday evenin ... read more »

Bartlesville High School Graduation Set for Friday

May 20, 2017

The 2017 senior class of Bartlesville High School will be honored Friday evening in graduation ceremonies beginning at 8 Custer Stadium. Bartlesville High School Principal, LaDonna Chancellor says about 400 seniors are eligible to graduate. The graduation ceremony will be moved into the Bruin ... read more »

Denton Files Suit Against Owasso

May 20, 2017

A civil rights lawsuit filed against an Oklahoma police chief and two state investigators is part of a nearly six-year legal fight with a police lieutenant who was twice fired amid excessive force allegations. The Tulsa World  reports Owasso Lt. Mike Denton was fired in 2011 and in 2015 fo ... read more »

Street Work to Close Some Lanes

May 20, 2017

Work on two sanitary sewer manholes is set to start next week in Bartlesville.  According to Director of Engineering, Micah Siemers, the work will result in lane closures in the downtown area. Work will begin Monday to rehabilitate a sanitary sewer manhole located approximately 200 feet ... read more »

Pawhuska Honors the Class of 2017

May 19, 2017

The day has come and gone that the senior class of Pawhuska High School has been waiting for their entire school career, so far. The Commencement ceremony for the Graduating Class of 2017 took place Friday night at Oren Terrill Field House where 56 seniors from Pawhuska High School took the walk, ... read more »

BHS Free Concert

May 19, 2017

You are invited to a free concert the evening of Tuesday, May 16 at 7:30 by the Bartlesville High School orchestra in the Fine Arts Center at Bartlesville High School, located along 18th Street between Hillcrest and Shawnee. The performance will feature symphonic works by John Williams, such ... read more »

Prevention of Injury and Illness After the Storm

May 19, 2017

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reminds residents to take safety precautions when cleaning up after a disaster. During the May 2013 tornadoes, about half of the injuries occurred during cleanup. The following tips to prevent illnesses and injuries are recommended by the Centers of Disease ... read more »

Weather Could be a Problem for Weekend Events

May 19, 2017

There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms this evening across much of Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas, with the greatest risk south of I-44. Damaging winds and large hail are the main threats. Isolated tornadoes are possible where storms interact with lingering boundaries, or with an ... read more »