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Two Oklahomans Being Tested for Coronavirus

Jan 28, 2020

The Oklahoma State Health Department has confirmed that two Oklahoma residents are being tested for the Coronavirus, according to our news partners with The News on 6. The two people are showing symptoms of the supervirus, but the cases have not been confirmed. The Center for Disease Control ... read more »

Budget Board Discusses Lights for New Parking Lot

Jan 28, 2020

During the Washington County Budget Board meeting on Monday afternoon, Chairman Mike Dunlap discussed lighting for the new parking lot between the County's Administration Building and Courthouse in Bartlesville. Chairman Dunlap said Stout Construction did an excellent job with the parking ... read more »

Dewey FFA Commended for Work at Polar Plunge Event

Jan 28, 2020

Last Saturday the 2020 Bartlesville Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Oklahoma at the Hilton Garden Inn exceeded 2019's fundraising total by $100. $18,814 were raised that weekend, and it will be split with the state office. Nearly 40 plungers jumped into an icy pool outside the Hilton (p ... read more »

Armstrong Bank Awards Scholarship to RSU Student

Jan 28, 2020

Kaitlyn Spalding, a Rogers State University-Bartlesville student, was selected to receive Armstrong Bank's spring 2020 scholarship. Spalding is completing a Bachelor of Science in Social Science degree - sociology option, with a minor in psychology. Spalding said RSU provides our communit ... read more »

Life Line Screening Event to be Held in Bartlesville

Jan 28, 2020

February is National Heart Month, and for the occasion, the Oklahoma Heart Institute and Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church will host a Life Line Screening in Bartlesville. The event will take place at the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church located at 801 SE Washington Boulevard on Monday, Feb. ... read more »

Washington County Jr. Livestock to Hold Chili Dinner

Jan 28, 2020

The Washington County Junior Livestock Show will hold their annual Chili Dinner and Auction this weekend. The event is slated for Saturday, Feb. 1st, and it will start at 6:00 p.m. at the Washington County Fair Building in Dewey. All the money raised at the auction will go back to the 4-H and ... read more »

VIDEO: Sen. Lankford Recaps Monday's Impeachment Trial Proceedings

Jan 28, 2020

U-S Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford Monday night continued his practice of posting a video recap of the day’s Senate impeachment trial proceedings. Lankford gave insight into the White House counsel’s arguments both on the high bar for removal following impeachment and a ... read more »

Council Decides on List of G.O. Bond and C.I.P Projects

Jan 27, 2020

The financial allocations for each capital improvement and general obligation bond project were approved after lengthy deliberation at Monday night’s meeting of the Bartlesville City Council. This was the second week that the council has discussed these matters. Modifications were made ... read more »

Chief Hoskin Jr Talks About Cherokee Nation, Mankiller

Jan 27, 2020

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. attended a meet-and-greet at the Bartlesville Public Library's Meeting Room A on Monday night. A documentary titled “Mankiller: Activist. Feminist. Cherokee Chief.” played after Chief Hoskin's remarks, which is based upon Wi ... read more »

Election Security Discussed During County Budget Board

Jan 27, 2020

Concerns related to election security and hardware updates to secure access to the Washington County Courthouse in Bartlesville was discussed during Monday afternoon's County Budget Board meeting. Yvonne House, the Secretary of the Washington County Election Board Office, presented the it ... read more »

Copan Residents to Hold Concerned Citizens Meeting

Jan 27, 2020

Citizens from Copan will hold a “Concerned Citizens” meeting at the town's Senior Center on Tuesday with discussion taking place at 7:00 p.m. According to Pete Elkins (pictured far right), a long-time citizen in Copan, the meeting regards actions that have been taken by Copan& ... read more »

Miller EMS in Need of Better Mapping System

Jan 27, 2020

Crew members of Miller EMS were at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting saying that things were going well with their company, but Jim Koch added response times needed to be better. He said a new mapping system would help that.   In the month of December, they res ... read more »

Bighill Furniture Store Talked About at Monday's Meeting

Jan 27, 2020

There has been a lot of debate between the Board of Osage County Commissioners and the citizens of Fairfax regarding what should happen to the Bighill Furniture Store in Fairfax. At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioner meeting, Principal Chief of the Osage Nation, Geoffrey Standing Bea ... read more »

Visit Bartlesville to Host Oklahoma Tourism 101

Jan 27, 2020

Visit Bartlesville will host “Oklahoma Tourism 101” at the Bartlesville Community Center located at 300 SE Adams Boulevard. The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 28th at 11:30 a.m., and Wednesday, Jan. 29th at 8:30 a.m. Visit Bartlesville is calling all Bartlesvill ... read more »

Two Appointed to Washington County Floodplain Board

Jan 27, 2020

During the Washington County Commissioners meeting on Monday, a report to officers from the Adult Drug Court for the month of December was approved. District Two Commissioner Mike Bouvier said the balance with the cash on hand from the report was $630. Fiscal Year 2020 REAP Grant Awards for t ... read more »