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Barnsdall School Going Virtual This Week

Jan 18, 2021

Late last week, Barnsdall Public Schools made the decision to pivot toward virtual learning beginning on Tuesday and running through Friday. This comes after two more students tested positive for COVID-19. Elementary teachers will be in contact with students regarding what students will be do ... read more »

BPS to Discuss School Bond Issue, More on Monday

Jan 18, 2021

The Bartlesville Public Schools Board of Education will consider and possibly vote to appoint new board member Kinder Shamhart to the unexpired term for District 5 of the Board on Monday evening. From there, the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation will have the spotlight. The BPSF will pro ... read more »

Dewey May Approve Economic Development Item, More

Jan 18, 2021

The Dewey City Council may enter into executive session when they meet on Tuesday night at 7:00 o’clock at City Hall located at 411 E. Don Tyler Avenue. It states on the Dewey City Council’s agenda that it is the opinion of City Attorney Bo Estes that the Council may consider and ... read more »

Chamber's Eggs & Issues to be Held at Hilton Garden Inn

Jan 18, 2021

The Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s next Eggs & Issues breakfast will be a legislative briefing featuring our local delegation of Senator Julie Daniels, and Representatives Judd Strom and Wendi Stearman. The Chamber says the trio will provide an engaging and informative ... read more »

Bartlesville Community Center Receives Relief Grant

Jan 15, 2021

The Bartlesville Community Center (BCC) has received a much needed relief grant in the amount of $25,000 from Governor Kevin Stitt and the Oklahoma Arts Council (OAC). The OAC has given the BCC a chuck of its $3-million in CARES Act Funding. BCC Managing Director Val Callaghan said the grant ... read more »

Christopher & Banks to Close at Washington Park Mall

Jan 15, 2021

A store at the Washington Park Mall in Bartlesville is planning on closing its doors. Signs at the Christopher & Banks women's clothing store at the Washington Park Mall in Bartlesville show that they're currently holding a closing sale. Bartlesville Radio reached out to the mall ... read more »

Rep. Hern Speaks at Bartlesville Chamber Forum

Jan 15, 2021

During a virtual forum hosted on Zoom by the Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Congressman Kevin Hern explained why he supported the $600 stimulus checks rather than the $2,000 checks. When it came to the possibility of sending out $2,000 in stimulus checks to everybody in ... read more »

Killers of the Flower Moon to Begin Filming in February

Jan 15, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to adapt and change plans constantly. Producers of the movie, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” were not immune, as they had hoped to begin shooting in the spring of 2020, but as we move into 2021, film crews have yet to begin rolling tape. There ha ... read more »

Osage County Man Escapes Prison

Jan 15, 2021

A Fairfax man who was being held in the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McCalester on first degree arson charges escaped for a short time Thursday afternoon, but was located a short time later by McCalester Police.   Kirby Yates is serving a five-year sentence for setting a res ... read more »

Dewey Homecoming Interviews to Conclude on KRIG

Jan 15, 2021

Friday is Red and White Spirit Day at Dewey High School. Coronation will take place at 5:50 p.m. before the boys’ basketball game. The girl’s game will follow. Dewey High School homecoming interviews conclude on Friday at 5:45 with seniors Braley Frye, Ashlee Ford, Corbin Buford a ... read more »

Pawhuska Schools Going Virtual

Jan 15, 2021

As we head into the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday weekend, Pawhuska Public Schools has announced that they will be transitioning to virtual learning through Friday, January 29th. A Facebook post states that this is thanks in large part to positive COVID-19 cases and staff members and student ... read more »

Get Real Ministries to Operate Thrift Harbor Resale as Get Real Thrifty

Jan 15, 2021

It's not a religion, it's a relationship--and it is the home of the Jesus Burger in Bartlesville, Oklahoma!   Pastor Rando Gamble, founder of Get Real Ministries and his wife Shiloh appeared Friday on COMMUNITY CONNECTION to talk about the ministry which is located at 411 W 1 ... read more »

Friday COVID-19 Update; One Nowata County Death

Jan 15, 2021

One Nowata County death is being listed in Friday’s COVID-19 situation update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The report lists a male over 65 years old as the 11th total COVID-19 death in Nowata County. Washington County is currently reporting 437 active cases, an increase ... read more »

Governor Stitt Activates Oklahoma National Guard at State Capitol

Jan 15, 2021

    Governor Kevin Stitt announced today that out of an abundance of caution he is activating over 75 members of the Oklahoma National Guard (OKNG) to assist local law enforcement should any protests at the State Capitol, or other locations, turn violent.    &q ... read more »

Osage Commissioners to Hold Meeting on Tuesday

Jan 15, 2021

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet inside the Women’s Building of the Osage County Fairgrounds this Tuesday in light of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Claude Rosendale will give an evaluation on the performance of Executive Director for Osage County Tourism, Kelly Bl ... read more »