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Health Officials Address COVID19 with Commissioners

Mar 16, 2020

Regional Preparedness & Response Planner for Region 2 Tracy Walker gave a situational update on COVID-19 during the Washington County Commissioners meeting on Monday. Walker (pictured standing) said local health departments should have a sign on their front door that will direct you to a ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Hear Corona Update

Mar 16, 2020

 The Nowata County Commissioners heard an update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The OSDH spoke to every county in the state in order to spread awareness about the virus. Rick Garner the regional nurse for emergency preparedness presented ... read more »

Woman Arrested for Assault on Officer, More

Mar 16, 2020

An arrest took place outside of a daycare along Frank Phillips Boulevard in Bartlesville recently. According to an affidavit, officers arrived at the daycare and observed Amanda West holding her child. Daycare workers were blocking West from leaving the facility as she did not have custody ov ... read more »

Council to Consider Items for Tower Center Project

Mar 16, 2020

The  Bartlesville City Council will meet on Monday night and they may take action on a couple items for the Tower Center at Unity Square Project. One of the items includes a contract  for stage audio and lighting improvements to be used within the future green space in downtown Bart ... read more »

Public Hearings for Several Structures to be Held

Mar 16, 2020

The Dewey City Council will hold public hearings for four structures that could be deemed as dilapidated in their meeting on Monday night. The structures are located at 818 E. 4th Street, 812 E 7th Street, 431 N. Ross, and 327 N. Boudinot Avenue. Once the public hearings close for each site, ... read more »

No School for Coffeyville, Caney, and Cherryvale

Mar 15, 2020

On recommendation from the Kansas State Department of Education, schools will be closed this week for USD 445-Coffeyville Public Schools, USD 447-Cherryvale-Thayer Public Schools and USD-436 Caney Valley. USD 445 Superintendent Dr. Craig Correll says that Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Ran ... read more »

Governor Stitt Declares Emergency for All 77 Counties

Mar 15, 2020

Governor Kevin Stitt announced on Sunday that he has issued an executive order declaring an emergency in all 77 counties to provide public health officials, health care providers, state agencies. The emergency was declared by Gov. Stitt as they continue to remain proactive to protect all 4-mi ... read more »

Three More People Test Positive for COVID19 in Oklahoma

Mar 15, 2020

Three additional individuals have tested positive for COVID-19. The cases are in Cleveland, Payne and Tulsa counties. There are currently seven cases in Oklahoma. County health officials are working with each case to determine close contacts and any further need for testing. Moving forwar ... read more »

Spirit Church Addresses COVID19, Will Hold Services

Mar 14, 2020

Spirit Church in Bartlesville has addressed the COVID-19 pandemic, and has decided to keep its doors open on Sunday. Lead Pastor Darryl Wootton said there is no room in the life of a believer in Christ for panic. He said in the Scripture, God shows up and says, "Do not fear." Theref ... read more »

Grace Community Church to Keep Doors Open Sunday

Mar 14, 2020

Local churches are holding true, encouraging those in the community to have courage, and are opening their doors this Sunday, despite worldwide concern with COVID-19. Senior Pastor Rod MacIlvaine for Grace Community Church in Bartlesville released a letter on Saturday morning for all to read. ... read more »

Update: U.S. 60 Reopens East of Bartlesville

Mar 14, 2020

As of 9:37 a.m. on Saturday, Highway 60 between Bartlesville and the Nowata / Washington County line has been reopened. This information was provided by Washington County Emergency Management. -------------------------------- ORIGINAL STORY ---------------------------------- The ... read more »

OSDH Reports Fourth Coronavirus Case in Oklahoma

Mar 14, 2020

Oklahoma’s public health officials have announced the first presumptive positive COVID-19 case in Oklahoma County. The Oklahoma State Department of Health said the individual is a woman in her 60s who had recent travel to Florida. She is in isolation at home and public health officials ... read more »

No Injuries Reported as Backhoe, Trailer Flip on Hwy 75

Mar 13, 2020

An Oilfield trailer and a backhoe flipped on Highway 75 in Bartlesville on Friday afternoon. Sergeant Daniel Elkins with the Bartlesville Police Department said the driver was heading northbound on the highway and was in the inside lane when the front driver-side tire blew out. Sgt. Elkins sa ... read more »

Pawhuska City Manager Resigns Friday Evening

Mar 13, 2020

Pawhuska City Manager Dave Neely has resigned from his post effective immediately. Neely didn’t want to comment on the matter, citing that his reason for resignation involved an employee situation. Following a nearly two-hour long executive session meeting at Pawhuska City Hall, this is how ... read more »

State Election Board Secretary Cautions Voters About Unapproved Voter Registration Applications

Mar 13, 2020

State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax cautioned Oklahomans today about unapproved voter registration applications generated from a website called Register2Vote.org, but said a solution is in the works. Under Oklahoma state law, only the official National Mail Voter Registration Application a ... read more »