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Farm and Home Show Winners of Day One Announced

Mar 06, 2020

Day one of the Inter-State Farm and Home Show was a big hit with a great turn out at Nellis Hall on the campus of Coffeyville Community College. KGGF 690 AM and KRIG 104.9 FM and Bartlett Co-op Association partnered with more than 120 vendors from Northeast Oklahoma and Southeast Kansas bringing ... read more »

Oklahoma Has Its First Case of Corona Virus

Mar 06, 2020

The first case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Oklahoma, according to Oklahoma's Governor Kevin Stitt, and state and local health leaders. During a press conference on Friday, March 6, officials announced the first confirmed case was in Tulsa County. The individual, a man in his ... read more »

DPS Announces Teacher of the Year Winners

Mar 06, 2020

Dewey Public Schools has announced their Teacher of the Year winners for the 2019-2020 school year. Nancy Malone was named the Teacher of the Year at Dewey High School. Malone teaches science at DHS. Ashley Chapman teaches special education at Dewey Middle School. Chapman is the recipient ... read more »

Osage Hills Schools Wins Simply Maid Cleaning Contest

Mar 06, 2020

Simply Maid’s 1st Annual Playground Cleaning Contest has concluded and Osage Hills claimed the first place prize. Owner Stephanie Ramsey said 108 people voted for Osage Hills to win the contest. She said Simply Maid will now go to the school to clean their playground equipment, and if t ... read more »

Commissioners to Discuss Right of Way Usage on Monday

Mar 06, 2020

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning for a regularly scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska. This will be the first meeting the commissioners have held since District Two Commissioner Kevin Paslay was arrested and charged with bid rigging. Skiatook City Ma ... read more »

Sheriff's Office Searching for Stolen Seismograph

Mar 06, 2020

A larceny case the Washington County Sheriff’s Office recently reported is shaking things up a bit. On Friday, the WCSO said that a seismograph was stolen at a residence on Durham Road three-fourths of a mile east of Bison Road. This is just outside the city limits of Dewey. The Was ... read more »

Diabetes Prevention Program to be Offered Soon

Mar 06, 2020

Ascension St. John Jane Phillips in Bartlesville will present Diabetes Prevention Program, a year-long class, led by certified lifestyle coaches at the end of the month. Sessions will be weekly March 25th through July 1dt from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., then monthly for the year. Cost is $5 per month ... read more »

Senators Co-Author Commemoration of Women's Suffrage

Mar 06, 2020

Friday, Feb. 28th marked the 100th anniversary of the day Oklahoma became the 33rd state to ratify the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. The centennial of that historic day was celebrated the Thursday prior in the Senate as members unanimously approved Senate Resolution 13, co-a ... read more »

BAHM to Hold Two Presentations on Ben Johnson

Mar 06, 2020

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is pleased to announce two public presentations of “Ben Johnson: The man, the legend and Bartlesville” on Monday, March 23rd. Education Coordinator Betty Keim will discuss the life of the iconic rancher, cowboy and actor and his upbringing in O ... read more »

Registration Deadline Set for Several Local Elections

Mar 06, 2020

Friday, March 13th is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the April 7th Election. The election in Washington County will include the following entities: Bartlesville Public Schools, Caney Valley Public Schools, Copan Public Schools, Collinsville Pub ... read more »

District Two Commissioner, Former County Employee Arrested

Mar 05, 2020

Osage County Commissioner for District Two, Kevin Paslay, and a former employee for District Two, Tom Teel turned themselves into police on Wednesday on two separate charges. Paslay is being charged with bid rigging and Teel is being charged with two counts of embezzlement. They have since bonded ... read more »

Capitol Call 3-6-20

Mar 06, 2020

Every Friday morning at 9:30 a.m., we speak with our local state lawmakers and cut through the red tape to get the real story as to what is happening at the state capitol with our program CAPITOL CALL powered by PHILLIPS 66. This Friday, will tossed around the topics including a new age for w ... read more »

WCEM Kary Cox Talks Coronavirus, Severe Weather

Mar 06, 2020

With coronavirus in the headlines and out tornadoes and floods from last year still fresh in our minds, it was a good time to have Kary Cox with Washington County Emergency Management drop by for our Community Conection Friday:       ... read more »

Sen. Inhofe Announces His Bid for Re-Election Thursday

Mar 05, 2020

U.S. Republican Senator for Oklahoma Jim Inhofe, flying his airplane, announced on Thursday that he would be running for re-election. Sen. Inhofe, 85, added that he was keeping to his promise that he would serve Oklahoma in the Senate as long as he could fly a plane upside down, which he did ... read more »

Bill to Raise Age for Tobacco to 21 Heads to House

Mar 05, 2020

The full Senate has approved legislation raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Senator Greg McCortney, a Republican out of Ada, is the author of Senate Bill 1423. He said the bill would align state law with the federal Tobacco-Free Youth Act, signed into law by P ... read more »