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Fire Hydrant Flushing Continues

Jun 07, 2017

City of Bartlesville crews will start testing fire hydrants in a new section of town on Friday.  Work is set to start in the area bounded by the Caney River east to U. S. 75 and from Price Road to the WalMart Distribution Center.  Once that section is complete work will move the section ... read more »

State Gets New REAL ID Date

Jun 07, 2017

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety says the state has received a grace period until July 10 as it works to implement new identification cards that comply with the REAL ID Act. The 2005 federal law requires state driver's licenses and ID cards to have security enhancements and to be ... read more »

Fire Damages Owasso Apartment Complex

Jun 07, 2017

Owasso investigators are now trying to determine what caused a fire that damaged the outside wall of an apartment complex building early Wednesday morning. The News on 6 is reporting Owasso Fire Marshal Johnny Peterson got the call just before 12:30 at the Brookwood Apartments in the 1300 blo ... read more »

Ocheleta Man Charged In Domestic Abuse Incident

Jun 06, 2017

An Ocheleta man appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. Justin C. Hughes is facing a charge Domestic Abuse in the Presence of a Minor child. According to an affidavit, Hughes had been fighting with his wife for several days when things turned physical. Hug ... read more »

PSO Warns Customers of Scams

Jun 06, 2017

Public Service Company of Oklaoma says someone is trying to run a scam on its customers and you shouldn't fall for it.  Corporate Communications Spokesman Stan Whiteford says the scam starts with a spoofed phone call. Whiteford says don't fall for it.  First hang up.  T ... read more »

Dewey City Council Meeting

Jun 05, 2017

The Dewey City Council met for their bi-weekly meeting on Monday night. The council nominated, voted, and appointed for Kay Bales to become the new Vice Mayor.  The council also approved an amendment to the current budget, shifting some funds from Police Fines Tech Support to Equipment. ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education

Jun 05, 2017

The Dewey School Board met on Monday night for their monthly meeting. In the meeting, the board opted to not conveine into executive session, and voted to hire two elementary teachers and two middle school teachers, and approved extra duty and coaching assignments for the upcoming school year. ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Authority

Jun 05, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday night. The authority approved to allow City Manager Kevin Trease and staff to initiate the bidding process of lease purchasing a new sanitation truck. THe authority also approved an amendment to the current bu ... read more »

Commissioners Accept Committee Recommendation

Jun 06, 2017

The meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners was split Monday, as the Commissioners received the formal recommendation from the Courthouse Building Review Committee at 1pm following their regularly scheduled meeting at 10. During the morning portion of the meeting the Commissione ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Takes No Action on TIF Proposal

Jun 05, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council took no action Monday night on a proposed Tax Increment Finance District.  After a public hearing in which two people spoke -- primarily to ask questions regarding the TIF proposal -- Mayor Dale Copeland announced that the agenda item calling for action on the T ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Approves FY 18 Budget

Jun 05, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council Approved a 542-page budget for fiscal year 2018 Monday night.  The budget document is essentially the one City Finance Director Mike Bailey presented to the council during its last meeting.  Bailey says this year's budget has been more difficult than mo ... read more »

Judge Dismisses Charges Against Reece Brothers

Jun 05, 2017

State charges against Jeremy and Tyler Reece in the 2015 death of Rick Holt are being dismissed. Investigators claimed that the brothers killed the Pawhuska oil man and buried his remains on an oil lease.  According to a Facebook post by the Bigheart Times, Special Judge Stuart Tate affi ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Meet

Jun 05, 2017

The Nowata Board of County Commissioners met Monday for their regularly scheduled meeting. The Commissioners discussed a new security plan with Sheriff Sandy Hadley, but the plan could not be approved and will be added to next week’s agenda. New business discussed included reviewing off ... read more »

Interstate Fair and Rodeo Announces Entertainment

Jun 05, 2017

The Monday night concerts will return to the Interstate Fair and Rodeo this summer.  The Montgomery County Fair Association has announced Nashville recording artist LOCASH will headline the Grandstand Jam on Monday, August 14th in Coffeyville. Academy of Country Music-nominated and Reviv ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Jun 05, 2017

The Washington County Commissioners held their first of the month meeting at 9 in the morning, as opposed to 9:30. In the meeting, the commissioners approved for a retiring Washington County Deputy to keep his badge and service sidearm into retirement.  The commissioners also agreed to e ... read more »