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County Commissioners Get Things Accomplished Monday Morning

Feb 11, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners met Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska and got several things accomplished. The Commissioners spoke with Paul E. Despain of AT&T about a strained relationship that had been building over the last several years regarding poor communication ... read more »

County Jail Passes Health Department Inspection

Feb 11, 2019

The Washington County Commissioners acknowledge a letter to Sheriff Scott Owen in their meeting Monday morning. The letter regarded the Jan 29 jail inspection performed by the Oklahoma Department of Health. Sheriff Owen attended the meeting, and Commissioner Mitch Antle commended him for his upke ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Talk Courthouse Fire System

Feb 11, 2019

Talks about replacing the fire alarm system at the courthouse took the forefront of the discussion at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. Commissioner Troy Friddle stated that he spoke with the state fire marshal about getting the fire detection system up to dat ... read more »

Barnsdall Driver Involved in Injury Accident

Feb 10, 2019

Failure to yield at a stop sign caused a weekend accident 3 miles south of Oologah.    According to the accident report, a Ford Expedition driven by 72 year-old Stephen Berg of Barnsdall was westbound on Rogers County road EW4050.  He failed to stop at a stop sign at the in ... read more »

Mathes to Host Taxpayer Assistance Days

Feb 10, 2019

The Washington County Assessor's Office will once again conduct its annual taxpayer assistance days at a couple of locations within the county.  According to Assessor Todd Mathes, the pair of events will allow taxpayers of rural Washington County the convenience of applying for all eligi ... read more »

Copan Organization Gives to The Journey Home

Feb 09, 2019

The Copan Community Action Team gave The Journey Home in Bartlesville $15,000 in donations Saturday morning. The Journey Home's Executive Director Brennen Murray says the organization put on a Bingo Night at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Jan. 26 to benefit The Journey Home. She ex ... read more »

Eagles Host York for Senior Day

Feb 09, 2019

It is senior day at Oklahoma Wesleyan today as both Eagles team host York in the final regular season home game of the year. The Lady Eagles will try to snap a three-game losing streak as they are engaged in a furious battle for seeding in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. ... read more »

Man Allegedly Forces His Way Inside Home

Feb 08, 2019

Da’rayvion Montrel Todd has committed several crimes, including burglary in the first degree, conjoint robbery and assault, battery or assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. “Ace” Rogers partnered with Todd to commit these crimes. Todd broke into a house located at 715 ... read more »

Man Arrested on Alleged Domestic Assault and Battery

Feb 08, 2019

Kenneth Alan Scimeca was arrested on Jan. 25 on a domestic assault and battery charge. Officers were dispatched to the Brookhaven Apartments, located at 1443 SW Santa Fe Ave. on the afternoon of the 25th and made contact with the victim who was crying and said that her boyfriend had kicked he ... read more »

Pawhuska Board Members to Discuss Bond Issues

Feb 08, 2019

The Pawhuska School Board will meet Monday evening at the Administration Building to discuss a number of topics. Matt Hennesy and Kristy DeLapp will give a presentation regarding truancy at the school and the board will discuss different ideas relating to bond options at the school. New schoo ... read more »

Daniels Stays Busy with Judiciary Committee Work

Feb 08, 2019

Bartlesville's Senator Julie Daniels serves as the chairwoman for the Judiciary Committee. She says 125 Senate bills have been sent to the committee for review. Daniels says she has read 40 of the bills so far that have been sent to her committe. She says committees still have three week ... read more »

History Museum to Host Black History Program

Feb 08, 2019

In conjunction with Black History Month, the Bartlesville Area History Museum will host a special program celebrating the triumphs of African Americans.   In 1976, President Gerald Ford decreed a National observance of “Black History Month” in order to honor the contribut ... read more »

Committee Work on Bills to Carry On Through February

Feb 08, 2019

The Oklahoma House and Senate combined have filed over 2,800 bills. 1,700 of those bills have been filed by the House while 1,100 of the bills have been filed by the Senate. Newly-elected District 10 Representative Judd Strom says the first week in the capitol has been hectic. With construct ... read more »

Bartlesville Big Brothers Big Sisters Honors Mentors

Feb 08, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bartlesville has named their Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year. The Big Brother of the Year in Bartlesville is Derrick Bransford and Big Sister of the Year in Bartlesville is Carol Henry. Area Director Charlene Dew says these mentors really deserved the honor ... read more »

Commissioners to Hear Multiple Reports Monday

Feb 08, 2019

A letter from the Oklahoma State Department of Health regarding a recent jail inspection will be acknowledge at the Washington County Commissioners’ meeting Monday morning. The letter was sent to Washington County Sheriff Scott Owen and the inspection took place on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Also ... read more »