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Area Basketball Rankings Update

Jan 19, 2021

Several area basketball teams continue to line the rankings. Especially in Class 2A which has five area boy's and girl's teams ranked.  Oklahoma Union remains undefeated but moved from No. 4 to No. 5 in this week's rankings. The Cougars play at the Fort Gibson Invitational th ... read more »

All Nowata Schools to Re-Open Wednesday

Jan 19, 2021

According to a Facebook update from the Nowata Public Schools all school sites will be back in session on Wednesday, January 20. Due to a COVID-19 situation the sites had been shut down for the beginning of the week.  Glenn C. Moore Elementary had planned on re-opening on Tuesday but an ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners Meet Monday Morning

Jan 19, 2021

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Tuesday morning and President for the Osage County Tourism Board, Claude Rosendale gave a review as to how to Tourism Director Kelly Bland has been doing.   Rosendale said that her rev ... read more »

20th Annual Creative Writing Contest Open for Entries

Jan 19, 2021

The Bartlesville Friends of the Public Library is hosting the 20th annual Friends of the Library Writing Contest. Entries, due by Monday, March 1st, 2021, can be submitted in the following categories: Division I (8th Grade Only) Poetry (not to exceed 60 lines) Fiction (not to e ... read more »

Tuesday COVID-19 Update; Two Local Deaths

Jan 19, 2021

New deaths were reported in Nowata County and Washington County according to Tuesday’s situation update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. This is the 68th deaths in Washington County and the 12th in Nowata County. Washington County is reporting 417 active cases, a decrease o ... read more »

COVID-19 Vaccine Comes to Nowata

Jan 19, 2021

Nowata County Emergency Management Director Laurie Summers had some breaking and welcome news during Tuesday morning’s Nowata County Commissioners meeting. Nowata residents should except to have a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for the first time at some point next week. Summers said t ... read more »

COMMUNITY CONNECTION with Ward 2 Councilor Paul Stuart

Jan 19, 2021

From the COVID-19 relief grant application process to job openings and the praising the work of the Bartlesville Development Authority, Bartlesville Ward 2 Councilor Paul Stuart covered a lot of ground Tuesday on COMMUNTIY CONNECTION.    Stuart explained that the Bartlesville Ci ... read more »

Dewey Public Schools Receives $5,000 from Arvest Foundation

Jan 19, 2021

The Arvest Foundation recently announced a $5,000 contribution to Dewey Public Schools. Arvest commercial banker Chris Revard presented the check to Vince Vincent, Dewey Public Schools superintendent. “We are happy to present this donation on behalf of the Arvest Foundation to help ... read more »

Juveniles Arrested for Reckless Handle of Firearm, More

Jan 18, 2021

The Bartlesville Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Jennings in reference to shots fired at approximately 3:15 on Wednesday afternoon. The incident led to numerous charges for five juveniles, including assault & battery on a peace officer. Captain Kevin Ickleberry said o ... read more »

Pawhuska High Schoolers Take the ACT

Jan 18, 2021

Sophomores, juniors and seniors at the high school level in Pawhuska had the opportunity to take the ACT test this past fall. 84 of the students took advantage of this free opportunity because they lost out on that chance to take it last spring. High School Principal Lori Justus says the numbers ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested in Caney

Jan 18, 2021

A Bartlesville man is arrested after being pulled over in Caney.  Earlier this weekend at around 10:30pm an officer with the Caney Police Department made a traffic stop for a traffic violation at State and Spears St.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as 58-year-old Gregory Mundi ... read more »

Dewey Schools to Stick with Set Quarantine Protocols

Jan 18, 2021

Dewey Public Schools (DPS) is sticking with its normal quarantine protocols for students and staff despite the fact that Governor Kevin Stitt announced a new quarantine option for schools last week. Superintendent Vince Vincent said DPS was able to offer in-person learning for almost the enti ... read more »

Council to Hold Special Meeting for COVID Relief Funds

Jan 18, 2021

The Bartlesville City Council recently voted in support of an application process for the City to access grant funding through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce for COVID-19 relief funding. As part of the formal application process, which is due Monday, Feb. 1st, the City is required to ado ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners to Meet Tuesday

Jan 18, 2021

The Washington County Commissioners may consider, discuss and possibly approve a change order over $8,100 to Envision Civil Contractors, LLC when they meet on Tuesday morning. The change order is for additional work on the District Three “2020 Washington County Wolfe Creek Bridge Project.&r ... read more »

Monday COVID-19 Update

Jan 18, 2021

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,837 new COVID-19 cases in Monday’s situation update. Seven total deaths are being reported across the state, none of which are local. As of Friday, 1,866 hospitalizations were reported. Washington County is reporting 462 active case ... read more »