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Donaldson Trial Delayed Until 2020

Oct 18, 2019

The murder trial for Terry Donaldson Jr. has been delayed once again. Attorneys cited scheduling issues as the reason for the change. Donaldson was slated to be tried on charges of first degree murder on November 4. However, now the trial is set January 27, 2020. Donaldson is accused of shoot ... read more »

Representative Fincher Recently Attended the NCSL

Oct 18, 2019

District 11 Representative Darrel Fincher recently attended the National Conference of State Legislatures to help support post-secondary students become successful citizens. As the Vice Chair of the Higher Education and Career Tech Board, Representative Fincher said he is getting up to speed ... read more »

Fire Service Training Facility in the Works

Oct 18, 2019

District 10 Representative Judd Strom has stayed busy in the community since the conclusion of last spring’s legislative session. The Representative has been fundraising. Strom said he has helped to raise $260,000 for a Fire Training Service Facility to be built at the Tri County Techno ... read more »

Senators Urge Expanded Access for Alzheimer's Families

Oct 18, 2019

Several United States Senators, including Oklahoma Republican Senator James Lankford, led a bipartisan group of 34 combined Senators in urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to conduct an outreach campaign on Friday. This outreach program would be aimed at educating clinicia ... read more »

Fairgrounds Rental Fees to be Discussed on Monday

Oct 18, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska on Monday. The commissioners will have continued discussions about rental fee expenses at the Osage County Fairgrounds for Rod Hartness. Hartness was told in July that he coul ... read more »

Price Tower Arts Center to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos

Oct 18, 2019

The Price Tower Arts Center invites you to join them in honoring the Dia de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead. They will have arts and crafts activities for the whole family; including sugar skull decorating, tin art, paper cutting and bracelet making. This event is free and open to all ages ... read more »

Area Scout is Raising Funds for Eagle Scout Project

Oct 18, 2019

A local Boy Scout is looking to become an Eagle Scout and he needs your help in getting there. Kenneth Standish Jr. goes to Bartlesville High School and he has planned to build a bridge that leads to Lake Look Out at Osage Hills State Park for his Eagle Scout project. Standish Jr. said there ... read more »

Senator Lankford Opposes Returning to Old Ways

Oct 17, 2019

Oklahoma Republican Senator James Lankford voted to oppose a Senate Democrat-backed resolution that would undo the Environmental Protection Agency’s repeal of the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan on Thursday. The Senator also supported the Trump Administration’s Affor ... read more »

County Still Establishing Annual Review for Policies

Oct 17, 2019

At the start of the month, District 1 Commissioner Mitch Antle for Washington County said he was in the process of establishing an annual review of two of the County's policies. Then, Commissioner Antle told all in attendance at a regular Commissioners' meeting that he thinks the annu ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested for DUI, Hit and Run

Oct 17, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after allegedly hitting a house with his vehicle while under the influence and leaving the scene. Moises Lopez appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing six misdemeanor charges. Court documents allege that Lopez was intoxicated when his Ca ... read more »

Dewey Man Arrested on Sexual Battery Complaint

Oct 17, 2019

A Dewey man was charged with felony sexual battery for an April incident. Gregory Mundine appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing the charges. Mundine was already in custody on pending charges after allegedly assaulting a man with a box knife last week. Court documents ... read more »

Representatives Speak at Luncheon at Hillcrest Thursday

Oct 17, 2019

District 10 Representative Judd Strom spoke to the Green Country Republican Women's Club on Thursday afternoon at the Hillcrest Country Club in Bartlesville. In Strom's district, there are 12 incorporated towns and cities. Seven of the largest towns/cities that have schools, the schoo ... read more »

Downtown Spooktacular to Offer Early Halloween Fun

Oct 17, 2019

The Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville is celebrating the Downtown Spooktacular with community neighbors to bring a free family friendly Halloween Trunk-or-Treat to all. The event runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25th. There will be a screening of a Halloween movie that will b ... read more »

Chief Hoskin Signs Cherokee Nation Career Readiness Act

Oct 17, 2019

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced and signed legislation Wednesday that will double the funding to $2 million per year to train Cherokees in the areas of construction, health, information technology and lineman trade jobs. Chief Hoskin signed the Career Readiness Act ... read more »

Event Being Held Saturday to Support Barnsdall Family

Oct 17, 2019

A traffic accident in Osage County killed a six year old from Barnsdall and severely injured another in mid-September. In light of these events, the Barnsdall community is gathering around to show support for the family this Saturday in downtown Barnsdall.   The event starts at 10 o& ... read more »