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Six-Month Road Bids to be Revisited, More

Apr 19, 2019

The Washington County Commissioner will discuss the appointment of Annette Smith to the role of 1st Deputy in the County Clerk’s Office. The Commissioners are also planning to acknowledge Marjorie Parrish's retirement letter. She will retire from the Clerk’s Office effective M ... read more »

Dinner Leaves Sen. Daniels with Sobering Thoughts

Apr 19, 2019

A dinner Bartlesville Senator Julie Daniels was invited to this week left her unhappy. Oklahoma Senator James Lankford invited Sen. Daniels to the dinner and she said there was an opportunity for her and others to talk to President Donald Trump's drug czar Jim Carroll. They talked about l ... read more »

Auxiliary Container Bill Passes House, Heads to Gov. Stitt

Apr 19, 2019

Senate Bill 1001 got the minimum 51-votes and squeaked by the Oklahoma House of Representatives this week. District 11 Representative Derrel Fincher said he voted against the bill that would prohibit political subdivisions like counties, cities and school districts from regulating, prohibitin ... read more »

Bart Inducted into OBCA Hall of Fame

Apr 19, 2019

Former Bartlesville High School basketball coach Tim Bart has been inducted into the Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Bart coached the Bruin boys’ team for 14 seasons and led them to the 6A state title game in 2005. In total, the Bruins appeared in five state tournament ... read more »

Barnsdall Baseball Knocked out in Districts

Apr 19, 2019

The Barnsdall baseball team dropped its second game in the district playoffs on Friday afternoon. The Panthers fell to Regent Prep 11-1 to end their 2019 season. Regent Prep scored runs in each of the five innings of the run-rule shortened ball game. The Panthers lone run came in the first inning ... read more »

Barnsdall Facilities Coming Along Nicely

Apr 19, 2019

A bond issue that was passed a year ago this month has allowed Barnsdall Public Schools to make several upgrades to their athletic facilities, including a state of the art press box, that will also serve as an EF 5 FEMA rated tornado shelter. New locker rooms, a new weight room and a wrestlin ... read more »

Library Creative Writing Contest Awards 14 Local Writers

Apr 19, 2019

Aspiring writers in Bartlesville were awarded for their hard work on Thursday night. Central Middle School English teacher and author Heather Davis was the guest speaker at the Friends of the Library's Creative Writing Awards Program. Davis told everyone in attendance that it is important ... read more »

Friends of the Library Hold Annual Financial Meeting

Apr 19, 2019

Friends of the Bartlesville Public Library held an annual meeting this week. President Kathy Clear said the current balance for Friends of the Library stands at $17,793. Clear said they have taken in three donations at the Book Store in the Bartlesville Public Library. She said they took in $ ... read more »

Bartlesville Fire Dept. Remembers OKC Bombing Victims

Apr 19, 2019

24 years have past since a bombing devastated Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City Bombing is seen by many as the deadliest terrorist attack in United States history before the Sept. 11 attacks six years later. 168 people died in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma Ci ... read more »

Skiatook Chamber Holding Third Thursday Event in May

Apr 19, 2019

The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce invites you out to the third Thursday in the park on May 16 at the Central Park. Food trucks, vendors and live music will all be a part of the fun. This will also be an opportunity for area businesses to network and promote their products. If you would like to ... read more »

County Commissioners Revisit Items

Apr 19, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning for a regular scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska. With the Roy Clark Memorial Rodeo coming to the County Fairgrounds next weekend, Scott Trotter will be at the meeting asking if it will be possible to give helicopte ... read more »

High Winds Leave Behind Damage Wednesday Night

Apr 18, 2019

Wednesday night's severe weather left behind wind damage in Washington County. Emergency Management Director Kary Cox said that they have been getting calls about the damage since the storm blew through. Cox said there has been report on damage to trees, power lines, privacy fences, minor ... read more »

Single Vehicle Accident Hospitalizes One Person

Apr 18, 2019

One person has been hospitalized following a traffic accident in Bartlesville. Captain Jay Hastings said the Bartlesville Police Department got the call late Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. According to Hastings, it is believed to be single vehicle accident. He said ... read more »

Senate Passes Bill to Increase Judicial Applicant Pool

Apr 18, 2019

The Oklahoma Senate advanced a measure to modernize the Oklahoma Supreme Court district boundaries on Wednesday. Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels is the Senate principal author for House Bill 2366 and said it was moved forward in an effort to increase the pool of qualified applicants ... read more »

Boy Scouts Prepare for 110 Year Anniversary

Apr 18, 2019

This year marks the 110th year for boy scouting in the Pawhuska area, making this the oldest troop in the United States. To celebrate, Scout Executive Phillip Wright says many events are scheduled to take place throughout the year starting with the Roy Clark Memorial Rodeo next weekend.   ... read more »