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Truity Starts #ThankATeacher Campaign

Aug 16, 2017

Truity Credit Union has taken steps to help local teachers start the school year in a good way.  Credit Union officials say they are saying "thank you" in a tangible way to the people who are building the next generation of leaders.     Community Outreach Speciali ... read more »

Local Teacher Wins Award

Aug 15, 2017

Central Middle School Geography Teacher Brian Davis has been award a K-12 Distinguished Teaching Award by the National Council for Geographic Education. Davis received his award at a special ceremony held on July 29 at the National Conference on Geography Education in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ... read more »

Minister From Tulsa Arrested For Child Pornography

Aug 15, 2017

Chief United States District Court Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced 62-year-old Ronald Eugene Robinson of Tulsa, to 57 months of imprisonment for Accessing with Intent to View Child Pornography. Chief Judge Frizzell also sentenced Robinson to 10 years of supervised release following his releas ... read more »

Update on Bartlesville Stabbing Incident

Aug 14, 2017

Bartlesville Police responded to a call on Monday morning after a male showed up at the local Hospital Emergency room with several stab wounds. When Officers arrived at the hospital, they discovered there were actually two male subjects with injuries. The injuries were not life threatening, and b ... read more »

Gas Purge Discovered Near Pawhuska School

Aug 15, 2017

Officials from state and federal agencies are investigating what's being called a gas purge site in Pawhuska.    Pawhuska Schools Superintendent Dr. Janet Neufeld issued a statement which says a gas purge site was discovered near one of their school buildings. Neufeld said t ... read more »

Driver Dumps Bales, Starts Barnsdall Fire

Aug 15, 2017

A man dumped burning hay bales on the side of the road near Barnsdall Monday evening to keep his trailer from catching on fire.    The News on 6 quotes a Barnsdall Fire Department spokesman as saying the driver was hauling 14 bales when the hay somehow caught fire. He stopped an ... read more »

Area Riders to Compete in Coffeyville

Aug 15, 2017

When the Inter-State Rodeo thunders into the arena at Walter Johnson Park in Coffeyville this week.  Out of the 284 professional athletes are cowboys and cowgirls from fourteen states but a handful of them that won't have far to travel to compete in Coffeyville.   Saddle bro ... read more »

Kennedy Building and Property Sales Topics for Commissioners

Aug 15, 2017

The Commissioners approved the sale of several county owned properties this week at the meeting of the Osage County Commissioners. The sale of the properties was unopposed and the original bids for each property were accepted.   Jake Bruno provided a planning and zoning update for t ... read more »

Caney Boil Order Continues

Aug 15, 2017

The boil order for Caney, Kansas continues.  The advisory comes after a failure with the water intake pumps at the Caney Water Treatment Plant over the weekend.     City Administrator Fred Gress announced that water the system's pressure had dropped below 20 psi.   ... read more »

Law Enforcement Appreciation Night Set

Aug 15, 2017

You are invited to an evening to honor the best in law enforcement Friday night.  Bartllesville Area Crime Stoppers has asked chiefs of police in Bartlesville, Dewey, Ramona, Nowata, and South Coffeyville along with the Washington and Nowata County Sheriffs to nominate an officer of the year ... read more »

Washington County Correctional Facilities Authority Special Meeting

Aug 14, 2017

The Washington County Correctional Facilities Authority held a special meeting on Monday to approve a First Amendment to Bond Indenture. Commissioner Mike Dunlap explained what that means, and why. Commissioner Dunlap says that the financing is complete, and it was flat, so there will not be ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Aug 14, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their weekly meeting on Monday where they first approved a memorandum of understanding between Cherokee Nation and Washington County. The commissioners then approved another memorandum of understanding about the Road 1400 Overlay Project. Du ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Address Last Week's Storm

Aug 14, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners met briefly for a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. The Commissioners approved a detention services contract with Craig County. The financial details of the agreement are the same as the previous one with the only changes being a couple of dates. A ... read more »

Twelve Nowata County Inmates Moved After Riot

Aug 14, 2017

The Nowata County Sheriff said 12 inmates have been relocated to other jails after a riot Thursday night.   Sheriff Sandy Hadley said two trustees along with 16 other inmates caused about $20,000 worth of damage.   Some holes in the walls have already been patched up, bu ... read more »

Water Advisory for Caney Water Users

Aug 14, 2017

The Kansas Department of Health & Environment places water customers of the City of Caney under a boil water advisory.  The advisory comes after a failure with the water intake pumps at the Caney Water Treatment Plant. All three pumps failed over Saturday night.     Cit ... read more »