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Fairground Policies to be Discussed at Commissioners Meeting

Jun 21, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska for a regular scheduled meeting to continue talks of the downtown buildings in Fairfax that need to be demolished. The County Commissioners will re-visit discussion regarding fairgrounds policies an ... read more »

Planning Commission to Hear Property Split Request

Jun 23, 2019

The Bartlesville City Planning Commission will hear a request for a Lot Split on behalf of KCD Towers Tuesday night.  The commissioners will hear from David King of Robinett-King Law Firm, who will ask for approval to split a lot in the industrial park.   City Director of Engine ... read more »

DARE Donation Tops Washington County Agenda

Jun 22, 2019

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will act on a donation request on behalf of the Sheriff's Office for the DARE program Monday morning.  The board also plans to execute an agreement that would establish the Associate of County Commissioners of Oklahoma, Self-Insured Group and ... read more »

August Bond Issue Election in Bartlesville Moves Closer

Jun 21, 2019

The Bond Issue that the Bartlesville Board of Education passed to a public vote in May is rapidly approaching. Superintendent Chuck McCauley said there will be no increase in property taxes, which funds the Bond Issue. "This is keeping our millage level flat," McCauley said. "W ... read more »

Formerly Convicted Felon Has Preliminary Hearing Set

Jun 21, 2019

Two counts of domestic abuse – those were the charges that were presented to a Bartlesville man at the Washington County Courthouse last week. Harold Thomas Carter Jr. appeared in court again on Friday to have a preliminary hearing set based on the charges. According to an affidavit, Ca ... read more »

Alleged Kidnapper Has Preliminary Hearing Set

Jun 21, 2019

A Bartlesville man who allegedly kidnapped another man at knife-point appeared at the Washington County Courthouse Friday to have a preliminary hearing set. Gilbert Rusell Campus was arraigned on a felony count of kidnapping a week ago. KWON had previously reported the incident Monday, June 1 ... read more »

YouthWorks Recognized at Board Meeting

Jun 20, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regular scheduled meeting Thursday evening and Maintenance Director Dean Hicks was at the meeting to brag on a group of kids who have been helping better the school this summer. YouthWorks is a Christ-centered mission trip for kids to improve cities or scho ... read more »

Bartlesville Regional United Way is Staying Busy

Jun 20, 2019

While Bartlesville Regional United Way has canceled their Mud in the Ville 5K for this weekend, they have been keeping busy. President and CEO Lisa Cary said there are a ton of volunteers participating in United Way's Community Investment Committees. Members basically look through applica ... read more »

Juneteenth Recognized on the Senate Floor

Jun 20, 2019

Wednesday marked the 154th Anniversary of Juneteenth in America. Juneteenth refers to the date slavery was abolished in the southern states. U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford acknowledged the anniversary on the Senate Floor this week. On the Floor, Sen. Lankford said, "The Ema ... read more »

Stolen Toyota Fished Out of Hudson Lake Thursday

Jun 20, 2019

There was a big catch at Hudson Lake Thursday and it took the Oklahoma Highway Patrol to fish the beast out. A local fisherman detected a 1994 Toyota pickup truck at the bottom of the lake Wednesday afternoon with a live scope fish finder. The fisherman would then notify the Bartlesville Poli ... read more »

Work Progressing on Downtown Drainage Project

Jun 20, 2019

The downtown storm drainage project is coming along nicely, according to Bartlesville’s vice mayor Alan Gentges. The $2.2 million construction project is being funded by the half-cent sales tax. This project includes replacement and upgrade of the storm drain system starting at Fourth S ... read more »

Missing Osage County Woman Found Dead

Jun 20, 2019

An Osage County woman was last seen leaving the Owasso Wal Mart last Thursday around 1 a.m. After searching on land, in the water and by drone, kayakers found the body of Laura Pace around 5:30 Sunday evening.   Pace's car had been found on Friday near North 52nd West Ave. by the ... read more »

Hydrant Flushing, Test Coming to Zone 9, Zone 14

Jun 20, 2019

The City of Bartlesville’s Water Utilities Department will test and flush hydrants in Zones 9 and 14 on Monday, June 24th. Zone 9 is Nowata Road going south to Price Road. This includes Kane Hill going east to Washington Boulevard. Zone 14 also starts on Nowata Road and goes south t ... read more »

Prevent Government Shutdowns Act Passes Committee

Jun 20, 2019

The Prevent Government Shutdowns Act passed in the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Wednesday. U.S. Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford applauded the passage of the measure he co-authored. The Senators’ Early Participation in Regulations Act to direct agencies to iss ... read more »

Pence Named OKWU Vice President of Creative Impact

Jun 20, 2019

There’s a new position and a new face at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. OKWU President, Dr. Jim Dunn, announced Thursday that Kory Pence will be the Vice President of Creative Impact. As the new VP of Creative Impact, Dr. Dunn said that Pence will serve an integral role in the next s ... read more »