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Hoover Elementary Family Mourns Loss of Alex Meijer

Mar 04, 2020

A Bartlesville man’s fight with stage four terminal cancer has come to a close as the Stumpff Funeral Home prepares for celebration of life services. 33-year-old Alexander Meijer passed away on Thursday, Feb. 27th. Surviving Mr. Meijer is Tori, his wife of six years, their two-year-old ... read more »

Winners Announced for Employee Innovation Challenge

Mar 04, 2020

Kelsey Walker, the administrative assistant for the City of Bartlesville’s Community Development Department, took the top prize in the Employee Innovation Challenge. Walker’s idea to implement a citywide mobile app that will enable citizens to access City-related information on th ... read more »

Trump, Biden Favored by Washington County Voters

Mar 03, 2020

It was Super Tuesday in Oklahoma and a total of 9,272 people voted in the Presidential Preferential Primary in Washington County. In the GOP Race in Washington County, President Donald J. Trump won in a landslide. Trump received 5,449 votes, which made up 91.44-percent of the total on Tuesday ... read more »

Voters Approve the Sale of Alcohol on Sundays in County

Mar 03, 2020

Retail spirit licensees will be able to sell alcohol in Washington County on Sundays following the results from the Special County Election on Tuesday night. Overall, 5,597 people (nearly 60-percent of voters) in the county voted in favor of the proposition. 396 of those voters voted absentee ... read more »

Trump, Biden Victorious in OK Presidential Preferential Primary

Mar 03, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won Oklahoma's Democratic presidential primary on Super Tuesday.   Biden harnessed momentum from a dominant victory in South Carolina on Saturday and a Monday night rally where two former opponents endorsed him. Biden's wife, Jill Biden, al ... read more »

Emergency Manager Gives Coronavirus Update

Mar 03, 2020

A citizen at Bartlesville's regularly scheduled City Council meeting Monday night raised concerns about what local officials were doing to prepare for the coronavirus. Washington County Emergency Manager Kary Cox addressed the matter.   Cox wanted to remind everyone that the flu ... read more »

Bartlesville Fire Extinguishes Structure Fire on Lahoma

Mar 03, 2020

Smoke was pouring out of the front door of a single story family dwelling when the Bartlesville Fire Department arrived at the scene of a structure fire in the 500 block of Lahoma Avenue on Tuesday morning. According to BFD Public Information Officer Bill Hollander, all of the residents had m ... read more »

Independence Man Found with Gun in Vehicle

Mar 03, 2020

An Independence, Kansas man was found with a loaded gun in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Bartlesville. Tyler Fienen was charged with transporting a loaded firearm and defective vehicle equipment during an arraignment at the Washington County Courthouse on Tuesday. According to an affid ... read more »

Osage County Nutrition Program Applying for Grant

Mar 03, 2020

Nutrition Director for Osage County, Kyme Vincent gave projections to the county commissioners on Monday regarding how many meals she expects to serve in the coming year. Vincent expects more than 21,000 meals will be served to those who meet in a central location. She believes more than 41,000 m ... read more »

16-Year-Old Charged in Alleged Shooting

Mar 03, 2020

A Bartlesville teenager was charged with shooting with intent to kill during arraignments at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Martae Brown a 16-year-old male was charged with the felony count. Court documents allege that Brown used a handgun to shoot a woman. Brown was charged as a ... read more »

Woman Injured in Accident Passes from Head Injuries

Mar 03, 2020

Last week it was reported that two people were hospitalized in fair condition following a two car collision just south of Ramona on U.S. Highway 75. However, the medical staff at the St. John Medical Center in Tulsa said that 79-year-old Judith Forehand of Broken Arrow passed away just after ... read more »

Regional Jail for Northeast Oklahoma Being Discussed

Mar 03, 2020

Regional Jail Districts could be a possibility in the State of Oklahoma in the near future. District One Commissioner Mitch Antle of Washington County said this discussion is in its infancy, but the talks are happening. He said it is being discussed rather heavily in Northeast Oklahoma. D ... read more »

County Housing Authority Gets Clean Audit

Mar 03, 2020

Osage County Housing Authority Director Christi McNeil presented their yearly audit to the county commissioners Monday morning and had positive things to say about the way things are looking.   McNeil explained that a high number of people had moved out in the middle part of 2019 in ... read more »

Amendment to Fiscal Year Budget Approved by Council

Mar 02, 2020

During a short Dewey City Council meeting on Monday night, the Dewey City Council discussed a resolution to amend the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget. Mayor Tom Hays explained to the Council that the amendment, if approved, would increase revenues and expenditures. He said the increase in revenu ... read more »

Rep. Fincher to Hold Town Hall in Collinsville

Mar 03, 2020

House District 11 State Representative Derrel Fincher, a Republican from Bartlesville, will hold a Town Hall meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 7th, at the Collinsville Public Library. The library is located at 1223 W. Main Street. Rep. Fincher said the Town Hall will give him an opport ... read more »