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Dewey Public Works

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met on Monday evening after the City Council, where they approved a lease agreement with Arvest Bank for the city's new trash truck. City Manager Kevin Trease announced that the truck was in, but it's under lick and key for now. All other items were ap ... read more »

Dewey City Council

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey City Council met on Monday evening where they recieved a presentation on Grand Gateway. The council was informed that Grand Gateway would be doing a transportation survey in Washington (and Nowata) County, and that citizens' help will be needed to fill out a survey so they can addre ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education Regular Meeting

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey Board of Education met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening where the board took care of their normal consent agenda before approving a transfer of funds from the FFA Football Concessions to Athletics. The board then heard about several proposed DPS policy updates f ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education Special Meeting

Dec 04, 2017

The Dewey Board of Education held a special meeting before their regular meeting on Monday night, where they took action on two items. The board first approved the employment of Stephen H. McDonald & Associates, Inc., as Financial Consultant to the School District. The board then approved ... read more »

Free Concert at Bartlesville First Baptist Church

Dec 04, 2017

Bartlesville First Baptist Church will host the Selah Trio to kick off the Christmas season on Sunday at 6. The trio, comprised of Todd Smith, Allan Hall and Amy Perry, have graced the stage of Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and the Grand ole Opry. They’ve amassed eight Gospel ... read more »

Highway 75 Accident

Dec 04, 2017

An accident was reported on Monday afternoon on Highway 75 near County Road 2300. Reportedly, lanes were blocked on both directions, however, The Oklahoma highway Patrol says everything is open at this time. One person was transported to be checked out for injuries, but was not admitted. ... read more »

Commissioners Continue Drone Discussion

Dec 04, 2017

The meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners was business as usual Monday morning, with the exception of the continued discussion regarding the proposal brought forward at last weeks meeting by the Osage Nation. Last week Assistant Principal Chief Raymond Red Corn approached ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Dec 04, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their first of the month meeting on Monday morning where they approved several forms to allow them to continue work as scheduled. Forms from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and Administrative settlements were both approved. During ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss E911

Dec 04, 2017

   The Nowata County Commissioners heard a presentation on E911 preparedness at Monday morning’s regularly scheduled meeting.   Nowata County remains the only county in the state that has not approved the next generation E911 services. Mary Harris has been heading ... read more »

Nowata Woman Dies in Sunday Accident

Dec 04, 2017

A Nowata woman is dead as a result of a Sunday afternoon accident four miles east of Nowata on U. S. 60 at County Road 419.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 34 year-old Lorie Sellers was westbound on 60.  A pickup truck driven by 67 year-old David McKee, also of Nowata, was stopped ... read more »

Good Weather Brings Bartlesville Parade Crowd

Dec 02, 2017

Musselman Abstract won the overall grand prize Saturday night for its float in the Bartlesville Christmas parade.  Theme for the parade was the Sounds of Christmas.  Chevron-Phillips won the first place prize in the parade theme category.  Temperatures in the 60s during the afterno ... read more »

OKWU Men's Soccer Run Ends in NAIA Final Four

Dec 02, 2017

Oklahoma Wesleyan couldn't overcome the Cinderella from Texas on Friday evening in Delray Beach, Florida in the NAIA National Semifinals. The Eagles season came to an end in heartbreaking fashion, as OKWU lost to Wayland Baptist in overtime penalty kicks in the program’s first-ever ... read more »

Price Tower Presents the Art of the Tree

Dec 02, 2017

You are invited to view more than 15 Christmas trees on display in the Price Tower gallery, take pictures, and begin a new family tradition for this holiday season. Each of the trees was judged, and 5 ribbons were awarded in the following categories: Best Theme, Most Festive, Most Creative, Most ... read more »

Tulsa Man Testifies To RUnning Over Homless People

Dec 01, 2017

An Oklahoma inmate has testified that a man accused of running over people he believed were homeless confessed to carrying out the attacks.   The Tulsa World reports that Eddie Walling testified Thursday that 40-year-old Jeremy Dean Thacker told him he was the one who "ran over all ... read more »

Steele at BHS awarded $500 by Arvest

Dec 01, 2017

Tina Steele, who teaches business classes at Bartlesville High School, has been awarded $500 by Arvest Bank as of one of thirty-three awards given to teachers throughout the state as part of the bank's We Love OK Teachers campaign. Ms. Steele teaches a range of business computer classes a ... read more »