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Bartlesville Man Charged With Burglary

Oct 11, 2017

A call about a suspicious man found in a maintenance building at Bartlesville’s Kiddie Park led to the arrest of a Collinsville man. John Haggerty appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing a felony charge of burglary. According to an affidavit, a park worker found ... read more »

Osage County Sheriff Competes for Grant Funds

Oct 12, 2017

The Osage County Sheriff's Office wants your help earning a grant to benefit its K-9 program.  First prize is 5 thousand dollars.  All you have to do is vote online before November 7th.   Just choose the department you would want to see win the funds.  Notice that ... read more »

United Way Names New Director

Oct 12, 2017

The Bartlesville Regional United Way welcomed Liz Merciez as the new office manager.   United Way Chief Executive Officer and President, Lisa Cary says Merciez will be a great asset to the United Way team.    Merciez will replace long-time office manager Mary Kay Marsh ... read more »

BSA To Allow Girls Into Programs

Oct 11, 2017

The Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout. The historic decision comes after years of receiving requests ... read more »

Barnsdall May Lose Grocery Store

Oct 11, 2017

A local grocery store is looking to sell, and may end up as a community co-op, this item and many others were discussed at the first October meeting of the Barnsdall Chamber of Commerce.   The owner of Barnsdall's only grocery store, Affordable Foods, is looking to sell. Sales ha ... read more »

Samaritan Continues to Improve Response Times

Oct 11, 2017

Vehicle issues will not disrupt Samaritan EMS from their goal of eight minute and fifty nine second response times. Brett Selvidge the Director of Business Development told the Osage County Commissioners Tuesday morning that the Barnsdall service was down a vehicle in September, but it did not st ... read more »

Area Voters Decide School Bond Questions

Oct 11, 2017

Voters in two Osage County school districts went to the polls on Tuesday.  One bond issue passed and one failed. A Prue Schools Central Tech Annexation passed 110-24.  A Shidler School proposition for a $17,290,000 construction bond failed 145-135.   Owasso voters decided t ... read more »

Leaf Collection Coming For Bartlesville Residents

Oct 10, 2017

The City of Bartlesville’s free leaf Collection for Bartlesville residents will be held November 13-through-17. Residents should place their leaves at the curb in bags on their normal collection day. During this week only, leaf bags will not require yard waste stickers. Residents may u ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Still Monitoring

Oct 10, 2017

The Pawhuska School District is continuing to monitor the softball field gas seep located on its campus.  In the most recent technical team meeting, the Osage Minerals Council reported that the well on the softball field was plugged. Because gas is still being detected at the site, monitorin ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Meet

Oct 10, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners met for a brief meeting on Tuesday morning due to the Columbus Day holiday. During the unfinished business portion of the meeting the commissioners continued to look at the possibility of a county hiring freeze. However, the county is still waiting for input fr ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Oct 10, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting on Tuesday morning as they were off on Monday because of Columbus Day. The commissioners approved three major action items in their short meeting, including an agreement between the Oklahoma State University Cooperat ... read more »

Caney Valley Football Ready For Playoff Push

Oct 09, 2017

Caney Valley saw its impressive four-game winning streak snapped last Friday in a 46-26 loss to Commerce. Even after the defeat the Trojans remain near the top of the 2A district 8 standings with a 2-1 record. Caney Valley does have a tough schedule going forward as they play two teams ahead ... read more »

Richard Kane Elementary 5K

Oct 09, 2017

Richard Kane Elementary will hold a "Trick or Trot" 5K race and fun run on Friday, October 27. Costumes are encouraged for this fundraiser, and carnival games and food will be available before and after the races. The one mile Fun Run is $15 and will begin at 5:30. while the 5K Rac ... read more »

BHS Students Win At Art Festival

Oct 09, 2017

Several Bartlesville High School art students received recognition for their artwork displayed in Bartlesville's annual Indian Summer Festival's art exhibit. This year’s winners include seniors Chandler Henderson and Mae Glock winning Excellence Awards for Mixed Media, Painting ... read more »

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

Oct 08, 2017

A week from Friday, October 20th is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the November 14th elections for the Country Corner Fire District General Election, City of Sand Springs Special Election, City of Tulsa Special Election and City of Barnsdall Specia ... read more »