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World War II Flag to Go to Oklahoma Historical Society

Apr 15, 2019

A rugged American flag was shown at the Rotary Club 190 gathering in Bartlesville. Rotary Club Member Joe Todd presented the colors midday Monday. He said the flag was first possessed by Dr. Eurich from Ponca City, Oklahoma. Dr. Eurich was a Medical Officer for the 101st Airborne in World War ... read more »

FEMA to Conduct Spot Audit with County in May

Apr 15, 2019

Washington County Emergency Management Director Kary Cox presented a report and request for payment to the Washington County Commissioners on Monday. Cox discussed the Second Quarter Emergency Management  Performance Grant worth $45,000. The only thing Washington County Emergency Man ... read more »

Commissioners Read 2020 Census Proclamation, More

Apr 15, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners read a proclamation regarding the 2020 Census Complete Count during their Monday morning meeting. Chairman Mitch Antle said the takeaway from the proclamation is that every person in Washington County has a value that relates to Federal money. The goal is t ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Tour Jail

Apr 15, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners toured the jail to see updates on repairs on Monday morning. While the jail remains closed, sheriff Mickey Hallett and several repair teams have the jail in much better shape. District 3 commissioner Troy Friddle has his road crew working on the ‘A’ ... read more »

Last Minute Tax Tips and Places to Go

Apr 15, 2019

It’s Tax Day which means you have until 11:59 p.m. to file your taxes. Local Post Offices will close at 4:30 this afternoon which is the last time you can submit your taxes in the mail. You may still request a six-month extension to submit your tax return, but you must pay the 2018 taxes yo ... read more »

Chemical Cancels Operation Clean House in Bartlesville

Apr 13, 2019

Operation Clean House closed their operations at the Bartlesville location after a chemical was brought to the event. Washington County Emergency Management Director Kary Cox said they had to evacuate the area once they identified a chemical they were not prepared to handle. He said the Tulsa ... read more »

Dewey Police Chief Shea to Update City Council Monday

Apr 12, 2019

City Manager Kevin Trease will open the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday with a sales tax report. Dewey Police Chief Mike Shea will precede Trease with an update on the Dewey Police Department. The Dewey City Council meeting will take place at City Hall at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 1 ... read more »

Six Month Road Materials Bids to be Discussed Monday

Apr 12, 2019

Washington County Commissioners will discuss a Second Quarter Emergency Management Performance Grant Monday morning. The Counties Emergency Management Director Kary Cox submitted the EMPG report and request. A proclamation regarding the 2020 Census Complete Count will follow. Later, the W ... read more »

Relay for Life NOW to Move Event Time Up This Year

Apr 12, 2019

Relay for Life for Nowata, Osage and Washington Counties is roughly a month away from hosting their main Relay for Life event. Coordinator Linda Dolzell says they are moving Relay for Life up a month this year. The biggest reason for changing the event was for cancer survivors. Dolzell said t ... read more »

Friends of the Library to Host Books Sandwiched In

Apr 12, 2019

Friends of the Bartlesville Public Library is going through a spring book series called Books Sandwiched In. Vice President Connie Lavoie says the series happens towards the end of March, April and May every year. In March, Debbie Payne talked about Stephen King's book “11-22-63.&rd ... read more »

Trinity Church Set to Re-Open One Year After Tragic Fire

Apr 12, 2019

A Nowata church that burned to the ground April 13 of last year is set to open once again. Trinity Church has been rebuilt and will host an open house on Saturday for all interested in attending. Lead Pastor Connie Wilson says the last year has been an incredible journey. Trinity did lose sev ... read more »

Alleged Baylor Drive Shooter Appears in Court

Apr 12, 2019

A Bartlesville man accused in a late March shooting incident made a court appearance on Friday. 24-year-old Caleb McCabe stood before district judge Linda Thomas for a status hearing. McCabe is facing charges of shooting with intent to kill after two previous felony charges. McCabe appeared o ... read more »

Retiree Cost of Living Increase Stalls in the Senate

Apr 12, 2019

A House-backed plan to give Oklahoma's public pensioners a 4-percent cost of living increase has been delayed in the Senate. The Senate Committee on Retirement and Insurance voted 7-1 on Thursday to have an actuary study the impact of a 2-percent raise on the state's six pension syste ... read more »

30th Annual Operation Clean House Kicks Off Saturday

Apr 12, 2019

This year marks the 30th annual Operation Clean House in Washington County. Items to be accepted at the event include electronics and hazardous household waste such as cleaners, yard care products, oil based paints, pharmaceuticals and fluorescent bulbs. City of Bartlesville's Directo ... read more »

Murder Suspects Back in Court on Monday

Apr 12, 2019

Three suspects in the murder of John Adkins will be back in the Osage County courthouse Monday afternoon for a preliminary hearing. Daniel Keene, Maurice Kent and Toby Bighorse are all being charged with the alleged first degree or second-degree murder of Adkins, which took place on October 1 ... read more »