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New Buses Coming to Pawhuska Schools in Near Future

Oct 15, 2019

The citizens of Pawhuska passed a bond allowing for the school district to spend $250,000 on transportation equipment. The school board recently sent out bids to Blue Sky Bank and Bank of Oklahoma. School Superintendent David Cash said those two local businesses gave the school great rates and no ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Inks Contract With Grand Lake Mental Health

Oct 15, 2019

A few months ago, the Grand Lake Mental Health Center agreed to assist the Pawhuska Police Department in getting local residents experiencing mental or psychological illness the quickest help possible. They are now doing the same with the Pawhuska School District. Superintendent David Cash is ver ... read more »

Downtown Green Space Progressing

Oct 15, 2019

Constructions crew continue to plug away on the Tower Green at Unity Square project. Visual progress can be seen at the site between the Price Tower and Bartlesville Community Center. Crews have begun laying concrete for a 10-foot sidewalk as a part of the downtown green space. Also, work has bee ... read more »

Arvest Bank Preparing to Award 36 Oklahoma Educators

Oct 15, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, Arvest Bank is honoring local teachers by awarding 131 educators with a total of $65,500 in prize money. All prizes will go to teachers who work at state-funded schools in the communities that Arvest serves. A random selection of winners will take place this w ... read more »

Visit the Osage Website Up and Running

Oct 15, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday morning and several items were discussed.   The Executive Director for Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bland let the commissioners know that the “Visit the Osage” website has been refurbishe ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Hosts Career Day

Oct 15, 2019

Pawhuska Public Schools, in conjunction with Tri County Technology Center and P.E.O., hosted a career fair for students in grades 8-12. Students were able to visit with many different businesses in the community. Football coach Matt Hennesy says the purpose of the event was for students to better ... read more »

Parking Lot Project Receives More Discussion

Oct 15, 2019

Washington County's District 3 Commissioner Mike Dunlap met with Dan Keleher with Keleher Architects and the contractor for Stout Construction on Monday. The discussion revolved around the future parking lot for Washington County employees that will be built between the County Administrat ... read more »

Pedaling for Family Promise: Tour de Bville

Oct 15, 2019

  Get ready to pedal Saturday for a very special family bike ride around downtown Bartlesville! Tour de Bville hits the streets of downtown Bartlesville Saturday morning with various stops along the way. Participants will receive a card to be punched at each designated stop. At the e ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Honor 4-H Program

Oct 15, 2019

Students from the Nowata Elm Bend and Oklahoma Union 4-H clubs were present at Tuesday’s Nowata County Commissioners meeting. Jace Hawk, Caleb Parrish, Kirsten Roberts and Connor Langworthy presented a resolution for National 4-H week. Here is an excerpt of that declaration. The kids sa ... read more »

Homecoming Interviews Continue for Copan High School

Oct 15, 2019

It is homecoming week at Copan High School and in conjunction with homecoming week, KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 will air interviews with homecoming royalty for CHS. The student pep rally will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30. The homecoming parade will take place 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Hom ... read more »

Friends Set Up Go Fund Me Page for Spence Rigdon Family

Oct 15, 2019

Bartlesville High School Athletic Director Spence Rigdon is in the final stages of his life due to the ravages of colon cancer. Rigdon has been suffering with the disease for nearly three years with treatments and surgeries. He recently announced that he would no longer undergo the treatments ... read more »

Things Running Smoothly at Pawhuska Schools

Oct 14, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday and got a lot accomplished in a short amount of time.   Superintendent David Cash reported that when looking at financial statements, the yearly revenue is where it needs to be for the school.   The s ... read more »

BPS Had Large Presence at Woolaroc 8K

Oct 14, 2019

Over 200 Bartlesville Public Schools employees participated in the Run the Streets Woolaroc 8K race on Saturday. Despite cold temperatures runners still flocked to the event with a total of 740 runners embarking on the course, a new record. BPS Superintendent Chuck McCauley started a district ... read more »

Jane Phillips Wellness Connection to Host Open House

Oct 14, 2019

Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Wellness Connection will host an open house Tuesday, Oct. 15th. You can join them in their newly renovated group exercise studio for free classes, chair massages, fitness assessments, exclusive offers, special discounts and more. The exercise studio is in the ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested Again

Oct 14, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested for the third time in 2019 over the weekend. Vernon Munkirs was charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident during an initial appearance on Monday. According to an affidavit, Munkirs drove his Chevy pickup into the back of a pa ... read more »