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Voter Registration Deadline Set on Good Friday

Apr 17, 2019

Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House said Friday, April 19th is the last day to apply for voter registration. House said this will give you eligibility to vote in the Tuesday, May 14th Special Municipal for the City of Dewey. She said persons who are United States citizens, ... read more »

RSU Claremore Ranked Safest College in Oklahoma

Apr 17, 2019

According to a new ranking released by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, Rogers State University in Claremore has the safest campus in Oklahoma. 18 Oklahoma universities made their way on the list of 490 college campuses across the nation. Three of those Oklahoma colleges ran ... read more »

Bartlesville History Museum Talks About Pistol Pete

Apr 16, 2019

Frank Eaton, otherwise known as Pistol Pete, may have passed away in 1958, but his stories will live on forever. Education Coordinator of The Bartlesville Area History Museum.   Betty Keim, depicted the type of life Eaton led and the impact he left on the area Tuesday afternoon. Eato ... read more »

OKC Bombing Victims to be Remembered Friday

Apr 16, 2019

The Bartlesville Fire Department will hold a special ceremony at 9:05 a.m. Friday, April 19. They will honor those who were killed or injured in the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The ceremony will be held at the Central Fire Station located ... read more »

BSA Council to Celebrate First American Scout Troop

Apr 16, 2019

Pawhuska will continue to boast their rich history in Boy Scouting in May. The first American Boy Scout troop was established in Pawhuska in May 1909. Scout Executive Philip Wright said Pawhuska is an essential part of the Cherokee Area Council. He said the Cherokee Area Council – BSA w ... read more »

Friday Trash Routes to be Collected Wednesday

Apr 16, 2019

Most City of Bartlesville offices will be closed on Friday, April 19 due to the Good Friday holiday. That means Friday trash routes will be amended this week. Public Works Director Keith Henry said if your trash is normally picked up on Friday, you will need to have you trash out no later tha ... read more »

OKWU Orange Movement Prepares for Prayer Gathering

Apr 16, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University's Orange Movement Director Marci Piper lead a discussion on human trafficking at the Bartlesville Community Center Monday. Rotary Club 190 members listened to Piper speak during their weekly gathering as she talked about the potential rise in cybersex traffick ... read more »

County Collects Property Taxes for Several Schools

Apr 16, 2019

Washington County Collects property taxes for 10 different school districts and 2 vocational-technical schools. County Treasurer Melissa Thornbrugh said a graphic (pictured below) released by the Washington County Treasurer's Office shows a portion of the ad valorem taxes the County sends ... read more »

Gov. Stitt Signed Anti-Vaping Bill into Law Monday

Apr 16, 2019

Senate Bill 33 was signed into law by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt on Monday. After conducting an interim study last fall, Owasso’s Senator J.J. Dossett filed legislation for the 2019 session that would extend tobacco product bans through the Tobacco-Free Schools Act to vaping. Dossett ... read more »

City Reaches Deal for Tower Green Construction

Apr 15, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council reached an agreement with JonesPlan LLC, on a construction management contract for the construction and completion of the Tower Center at Unity Square project. The agreement was approved at Monday night’s city council meeting with a condition that city atto ... read more »

Cherokee Area Council Prepares for Golf Tournament

Apr 15, 2019

Golf will be used once again this year to support local scouting efforts. The Cherokee Area Council Boy Scouts of America will hold their 30th Annual Scouting Golf Tournament next month. Scout Executive Phillip Wright said now is the time for some golf. There is a $135 entry fee per playe ... read more »

Dewey Police Chief Shae Updated Council Monday

Apr 15, 2019

Dewey's City Manager Kevin Trease gave a sales tax report to start the Dewey City Council meeting Monday night. Trease said sales tax collections were way better this time around as the total sales tax rounded out to $60,773. Tobacco tax collections came in at $589 and use tax came in at $6,7 ... read more »

County Commissioners Hear From McCord Couple

Apr 15, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met Monday morning for a regular scheduled meeting at the courthouse in Pawhuska. A couple came to the meeting from the city of McCord complaining about water drainage from the Osage Casino landing in their yard. As a result, they haven't been able ... read more »

Adkins Murder Case Delayed on Monday

Apr 15, 2019

Three defendants were due back in the Pawhuska courtroom Monday afternoon for the murder of John Adkins. Daniel Keene, Toby Bighorse and Maurice Kent are all being charged with first degree or second degree murder in the alleged murder of Adkins. Because the Defense filed five separate motion ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested After Altercation With Officers

Apr 15, 2019

 A Bartlesville man was arrested after an alleged incident where he attempted to take a weapon from an officer. 56-year-old Ronald Morgan appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of assault and battery on a police officer, resisting an officer and possession of a ... read more »