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DPS Rehires Administrators, Transfers Funds for STEM

Feb 03, 2020

The Dewey Public Schools Board of Education elected not to convene in executive session on Monday night. However, the Board did go ahead and rehire a lengthy list of administrators for the 2020-2021 school year. Those administrators include: High School Principal Brent Dugger Hi ... read more »

Filing Period Opened Monday for Dewey Municipal Offices

Feb 03, 2020

The filing period for candidates for municipal office in the City of Dewey municipality opened at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3rd. As of Monday, Mayor Tom Hays has filed as an incumbent for his seat on the Dewey City Council. Also on Monday, Ward One City Councilor Wayne Sell has also filed as ... read more »

4" to 6" of Snow Possible as a Winter Storm Watch is Posted for Tuesday Night

Feb 03, 2020

Forecast snowfall amounts Tuesday night through Wednesday night suggests travel impacts should be expected across much of northeast Oklahoma. This has promted the National Weather Service to post a Winter StormWatch from late Tuesday night to early Wednesday evening. Snow will begin earl ... read more »

VIDEO: Rush Limbaugh Announces He Has ‘Advanced Lung Cancer’

Feb 03, 2020

Listeners to KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 were shocked on Monday to hear on the air these words from Rush Limbaugh: “I have been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.” Limbaugh told listeners that the disease will keep him off the air on certain days when he’ll receive treatment ... read more »

Coffeyville Woman Arrested for Identity Theft

Feb 03, 2020

A Coffeyville, Kansas woman picked up a felony charge of false impersonation to create liability at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Eira Vega-Cervantes made a court appearance out of custody in front of judge Russell Vaclaw. Court documents allege that Vega-Cervantes presented a $ ... read more »

Crews Respond to Collapsed Road in Osage County

Feb 03, 2020

A county road collapsed near the Okesa area Friday night. District One Commissioner Randall Jones and his road crew worked throughout the night to get the road back open by 1 o' clock Saturday morning. Jones explains what happened and said they were fortunate nobody got injured.   ... read more »

District One Getting New Motor Graders

Feb 03, 2020

District One Commissioner Randall Jones announced at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting that he was going to be trading in two of his used motor graders in an attempt to get some new ones. Jones has gotten two quotes for the new machines. The one from John Deere came in at $ ... read more »

Iowa Caucus is Set to Take Place Monday Night

Feb 03, 2020

Democratic presidential candidates who have been stuck in Washington for the Senate impeachment trial blitzed Iowa over the weekend. KGOU’s Katelyn Howard gave us a report from Iowa. Senators Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar held rallies, town halls, concerts and Super ... read more »

Local League of Women Voters to Hold Forum Tuesday

Feb 03, 2020

Bartlesville’s League of Women Voters will host a public forum titled “Time to Stop Gerrymandering in Our State” at the Bartlesville Public Library’s Meeting Room C. Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. is when the forum will be held. This is intended for you to learn and ask question ... read more »

2020 Bartlesville Scholarship Fundraising Breakfast

Feb 03, 2020

The Rogers State University Scholarship Breakfast is Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Bartlesville.   The event is open to the public at no cost to individuals.   Donations will be accepted during the campaign. Table Sponsorships begin at $ ... read more »

Agreement Concerning Ottawa County Inmates in the Works

Feb 03, 2020

35 inmates from Ottawa County were moved into the Washington County Detention Center in Bartlesville last Friday. Their stay, however, is tentative. Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen said they are housing the inmates while the Ottawa County Jail goes through repairs. He said a fire damaged ... read more »

Bevan Creek Bridge Work is Making Great Progress

Feb 03, 2020

Work on the Bevan Creek Bridge on North 4000 Road, known by most as Old Highway 75, is coming along well since it was closed down last week so it could be replaced. Mike Dunlap, Washington County's District Three Commissioner, said rough grading has taken place. He said crews could be dri ... read more »

Commissioners Sign Contract With AT&T to get 911 Equipment

Feb 03, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska Monday morning and breezed through their agenda. The commissioners signed a contract with AT&T to get new 911 equipment. This is something they get every five years. The commiss ... read more »

Hubbard Named President for Arvest Bank in Springfield

Feb 03, 2020

According to Arvest Share, Arvest Bank has announced that Kyle Hubbard has been named the new president of the bank in Springfield, Missouri. Hubbard will transition out of his current position as president and CEO of Arvest Bank in Bartlesville over the next few weeks. He has served Arvest B ... read more »

City Council to Discuss Opening Vote to the Public

Feb 01, 2020

A big night is slated for the Bartlesville City Council when they meet again, and part of that has to deal with an election. On Monday, the Council will discuss and possibly take action to approve an ordinance that would authorize the calling and holding of a special election in the City of B ... read more »