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Osage Chief Selected to Attend JCOC

Aug 08, 2017

Osage Nation Principal Chief selected to serve on the 2017 Joint Civilian Orientation Conference or JCOC, the Department of Defense’s oldest orientation program. Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear is in Washington D.C for the week long conference August 6-12, hosted by the Secretary of ... read more »

Commissioners Select Auctioneer for Sheriff's Auction

Aug 08, 2017

The Commissioners selected an auction company for the sheriffs auction, along with other items this weeks meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners. Last week the commissioners began the discussion of selecting an auction company, however tabled taking action until they could rece ... read more »

Bartlesville City Council Approves Transfer of Frank Phillips Home

Aug 07, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council approved an economic development agreement between the City of Bartlesville and the Frank Phillips Foundation at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday night. This agreement will tentatively transfer ownership of the Frank Phillips home from the city to the Fran ... read more »

Public Works Authority

Aug 07, 2017

The Dewey Public Works Authority met after the Dewey City Council on Monday night. The first big item of business was the acceptance of a new sanitation truck. Several bids came in, and the authority accepted the lowest bid that met their specifications.  After approving several amendme ... read more »

Dewey Board of Education

Aug 07, 2017

The Dewey Board of Education met at their monthly meeting on Monday night, where Superintendent Vince Vincent talked about the growth in students Dewey could see in the upcoming school year. After that report, the board approved several items including a book fair and parent organizations. ... read more »

Dewey City Council

Aug 07, 2017

The Dewey City Council met at their bi-weekly meeting on Monday night, where they approved several revisions on fines and bond schedules. The Council then approved to surplus several items from the Dewey Memorial Library, where the chairs might be moved from the surplus to City Hall for citi ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Domestic Abuse

Aug 07, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Oscar McCarty is facing multiple charges including domestic abuse and impeding an emergency call for an incident that occurred over the weekend. According to a police affidavit, McCarty got into a verbal altercation wi ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Aug 07, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their first of the month meeting on Monday morning at 9. In the meeting the commissioners awarded a bid for a water truck, and approved a job that was presented by Guy Engineering.  During the Commissioners' Report, Commissioner Mik ... read more »

Coffeyville Rodeo to Celebrate Veterans

Aug 07, 2017

The Inter-State Fair and Rodeo rides into the upcoming weekend. Things will get kicked off in Coffeyville, Kansas Friday and will carry on for a week of fun at the fair and rodeo. Spokesperson Ruth Nicolaus says the event will hold a new event on the first night of the rodeo on August 16 to honor ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve 911 Mapping Agreement

Aug 07, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners held a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. Emergency management representatives from Coffeyville and South Coffeyville were present at the meeting to view the approval of a resolution for 911 addressing and mapping. That item was in the unfinished business p ... read more »

Oklahoma Wesleyan's Dr. Piper Releases Second Book

Aug 07, 2017

Oklahoma Wesleyan University President, Dr. Everett Piper announced his new book Monday morning.  He made the announcement while speaking on talk shows from Glen Beck radio to the 700 Club.  Dr. Piper says he lit a kind of a wildfire with an Op-Ed piece a year ago after a Oklahoma Wesle ... read more »

Storm Causes Power Outages

Aug 06, 2017

Overnight storms dumped anywhere from three to five inches of rain across Osage, Washington and Nowata counties Saturday night and into Sunday morning.  Heavy rains and wind caused power outages  in central Bartlesville and the Ocheleta areas.  The intersection of Silverlake and Ad ... read more »

Cherokee Land Placed In Trust

Aug 04, 2017

 A 240-acre tract of land in Ochelata owned by the Cherokee Nation was recently placed into federal trust by the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Eastern Oklahoma Regional office.   Principal Chief Bill John Baker and BIA Deputy Regional Director Jessie Durham signed the deed, transf ... read more »

Bartlesville Veteran Remembers Guadalcanal

Aug 04, 2017

Abilene, Kansas is home of the Eisenhower Library and Museum, which is where the National World War II archives are stored.  Joe Todd has been archiving interviews with WWII veterans for 16 years, including interviews with veterans from Oklahoma and Kansas. The Battle for Guadalcanal is ... read more »

OSDH And CDC Warn Against Maradol Papayas

Aug 04, 2017

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has joined public health officials in other states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a nationwide outbreak of Salmonella associated with Maradol papayas imported from Mexico. As of August 4, a total of 109 cases in 16 states ... read more »