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COVID19 Closures, Postponements, Links

Mar 21, 2020

Bartlesville Radio is putting together information on area events affected by COVID-19 Coronavirus.  FOR CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS CLICK HERE... During these diffiuclt times, many around the Sooner State, in the United States, and the around the world are looking to our leaders for ... read more »

Nowata County Sees First Confirmed COVID-19 Case

Mar 28, 2020

There are 377 positive cases of COVID-19 being reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, and the numbers are steadily increasing locally.   For the first time, Nowata County has its first confirmed Coronavirus case that is being reported by the OSDH. This finally reflects ... read more »

Capitol Call 3-27-20

Mar 27, 2020

Friday's Capitol Call powered by Phillips 66 centered on navigating through the COVID-19 challenges. The House is working away from the state capitol via conference calls and go-to-meetings over the internet. Rep.Judd Strom says he's been able to connect well with his budget committee ... read more »

Former Senator Dr. Tom Coburn Passes Away at 72

Mar 28, 2020

Former Senator Tom Coburn, R-Okla., a fiscal conservative and a fierce opponent of wasteful spending in the federal government, has died after a years-long fight with prostate cancer, Fox News confirmed Saturday.   Coburn, who retired from the Senate in 2015 amid complications with c ... read more »

Bridges Along Highway 60 East of Nowata Reopen

Mar 28, 2020

Highway 60 east of Nowata has reopened after being closed down for quite some time due to bridge replacement. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation closed east and westbound lanes of Highway 60 in December 2018 to replace two bridges three miles east of the U.S. 169 junction. Drivers were ... read more »

Local Post Office Feels Impact of COVID-19 Precautions

Mar 28, 2020

The U.S. Postal Service is taking extra precautions to protect employees and others from COVID-19, and those protective measurers can be felt in the post office on SW Jennings Avenue in Bartlesville. When you walk through the door, you will see a plastic covering draped over the service desk ... read more »

Dewey United Methodist Church to Hold Drive-In Service

Mar 27, 2020

A church in Dewey is offering a unique church experience for you to attend that also promotes social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dewey United Methodist Church will be hold Drive-In Church at Don Tyler Park on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. from now until the end of the COVID-19 pandemic o ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent Previews Distant Learning Program

Mar 27, 2020

At Friday's special called board meeting for Pawhuska Public Schools, Superintendent David Cash said his staff is working on a plan in cooperation with the State Department of Education of what the distant learning program will look like when it starts on Monday, April 6th.   Cas ... read more »

March Ag Student of the Month Announced

Mar 27, 2020

We have our first Oklahoma winner of the Arvest Bank Ag Student of the Month. Oklahoma Union FFA President Delaney Pippin is the March recipient of the award.  One of the aspects looked at for this award is leadership and Pippin has some great advice for future members of FFA. Even with ... read more »

10,000 Tests Arrive, Satellite Tests to Begin

Mar 27, 2020

Gov. Kevin Stitt and his COVID-19 Solution Task Force held a press conference on Friday afternoon to update Oklahomans on how state officials are expanding their ability to perform testing for the Coronavirus. Oklahoma State University's Research Lab in Stillwater received 10,000 reagent ... read more »

DPS Approves Emergency Authority for Superintendent

Mar 27, 2020

Until the COVID-19 pandemic blows over, the Dewey Public Schools Board of Education will meet virtually. Superintendent Vince Vincent said several policies regarding teleconferencing regulations, the posting of agendas for those meetings and how the public will participate in them were approv ... read more »

Denim and Diamonds Organizers Cancel Event And Thank Their Sponsors for Their Generosity

Mar 27, 2020

Due to concerns about the coronavirus, the organizers made the difficult decision to cancel Denim and Diamonds for Saturday, April 18th, event to benefit The Journey Home--a “home” for individuals with 30 days or less life expectancy who have limited financial and caregiver resources. ... read more »

Pawhuska Superintendent Granted Emergency Powers

Mar 27, 2020

The Pawhuska School Board met for a special called meeting at the Administration Building Friday morning and granted part time emergency powers to Superintendent David Cash. The reason for this, Cash says, is to help make things easier as we enter this time of uncertainty.   The scho ... read more »

The 2020 Census is Still Underway

Mar 27, 2020

The 2020 Census is underway and the most important thing you can do is respond online, by phone, or by mail when you receive your invitation. Responding now will minimize the need for the Census Bureau to send census takers out into communities to follow up. The Census Bureau said they too ar ... read more »

Washington Park Mall Closes Temporarily

Mar 27, 2020

The Washington Park Mall is temporarily closed, but essential stores and restaurants with exterior-facing entrances remain open with varied hours. Buffalo Wild Wings has curbside pick-up available from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. This is also available from 11:00 a.m. to ... read more »