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Huskies Open the Season at Perry

Aug 27, 2020

The Pawhuska Huskies open up the season Friday evening with a road trip to Perry. The Maroons went 7-4 a year ago, losing in the first round of the Class 2A state playoffs to Jones. Perry will be starting a fresh face at quarterback, but Pawhuska coach Matt Hennesy knows he is plenty capable of h ... read more »

Ocheleta Man Picks Up Another Domestic Abuse Charge

Aug 27, 2020

An Ocheleta man was arrested for allegedly strangling a woman on Wednesday. John Mayes appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday facing a felony count of a domestic abuse by strangulation. Court documents allege that Mayes was in a dating relationship with the woman. He alleged ... read more »

Rep. Hern, Others Support Telehealth Expansion

Aug 27, 2020

Oklahoma Congressman Kevin Hern led 49 of his colleagues on a letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma encouraging permanent expansion of telehealth services. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, Administrator Verma temporarily expan ... read more »

Convoy of Hope to Provide Disaster Relief in Louisiana

Aug 27, 2020

The Convoy of Hope Disaster Services team departed from Dallas, Texas on Thursday morning for the Lake Charles area of Louisiana after Hurricane Laura descended on the Louisiana-Texas coast as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday night. Packing 150 mph winds and torrential rains, Hurricane Laura m ... read more »

Burnett's Appear for District Court Arraignment

Aug 27, 2020

Both Ashley and Kendall Burnett appeared for district court arraignments in Washington County on Wednesday. Both were arrested in February on allegations of sexual abuse and enabling sexual of an eight-year-old girl in February. Kendall Burnett entered not guilty pleas on two counts of child ... read more »

Boys & Girls Club Recognized as Category Finalist

Aug 27, 2020

The Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits posted its 13th Annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards online on Thursday, August 27, at noon. The event, originally scheduled for April 24th, in Tulsa, honored twenty-one nonprofits from throughout the state for superior leadership and exceptiona ... read more »

Street Repairs Start on Williamsburg, Vicksburg

Aug 27, 2020

Contract crews have begun work on an asphalt mill and overlay on two southeast Bartlesville streets. Beginning Thursday, motorists should expect lane closures on Williamsburg Street between Cambridge Court and Regency Road and also on a segment of Vicksburg Street just east of Camelot Drive. ... read more »

Changes Coming to COVID-19 Alert Map System

Aug 27, 2020

Oklahoma's COVID-19 alert system will soon be seeing changes to how it determines each county risk level.   The alert system currently shows the risk level for each county on four different colors, green, yellow, orange and red. Health officials say these measurements aren't ... read more »

OKU Talks Communication Plan for COVID Cases

Aug 27, 2020

Oklahoma Union Superintendent Brenda Taylor recently laid out how OKU would communicate with the public should there be a positive coronavirus case on campus. After the school has been notified that a student has tested positive for COVID-19, Superintendent Taylor said she would work directly ... read more »

Legislative Golf Tournament Takes Place Thursday

Aug 27, 2020

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce held its 31st Annual Legislative Golf Tournament at Adams Municipal Golf Course of Thursday afternoon. Jim Dunlap started the tournament in Bartlesville when he was in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Dunlap started the tournament in 1990, a ... read more »

Oklahoma Workforce COVID Response Locally

Aug 27, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a unique impact on Oklahoma’s Workforce System. Whether you are a jobseeker or employer, they are here to help you find resources and information to assist with unemployment benefits, layoffs, job search, hiring resources, and other workforce needs. ... read more »

Thursday COVID-19 Update

Aug 27, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting more recoveries than new coronavirus cases, as active cases statewide have been decreasing this week. There were 715 new cases reported today, with 772 recoveries. Active cases are down by more than 500 since the beginning of the week state ... read more »