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Nowata Sheriff Investigating Weekend Shooting

Oct 09, 2018

Nowata County Sheriff Kenny Freeman gave a statement on Tuesday regarding an alleged shooting that took place over the weekend. Freeman says the shooting involved a juvenile. He gave this a statement: “This is a horrible tragedy and my heart goes out to the family. As a father, I cannot ... read more »

Walk to School Day Set in Bartlesville

Oct 08, 2018

Since 2009 the City of Bartlesville has partnered with the Bartlesville Public Schools district to do a Walk to School Day. City Manager Mike Bailey says the Walk to School Day will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Bailey says kids needing transportation to school can still get the transport ... read more »

Bartlesville School Board Schedules Tuesday Session

Oct 08, 2018

The Bartlesville School Board will hold a noon-hour meeting on Tuesday.  Board members will get information updates from five school sites during the session. Principals and building leaders form Madison and Central Middle Schools and Hoover, Jane Phillips, and Woodrow Wilson Elementary scho ... read more »

Sales Tax Collections Exceed Expectations in Bartlesville

Oct 08, 2018

Bartlesville’s City Finance Director Jason Muninger says the October deposit the city received from August sales was roughly $59,000 over expectations. With the funds from the October deposit, Muninger says a portion from that has to go into a reserve fund for the Silver Lake Village ti ... read more »

City to Hold Surplus Auction

Sep 26, 2018

The City of Bartlesville will sell surplus equipment at an auction set for Saturday, Oct. 13. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. at the City Operations Center, located at 1700 S.W. Adams Blvd. Public Works Director Keith Henry says you can see the items on a couple websites before Saturday' ... read more »

Account Information Confirmed for Local Firm

Oct 08, 2018

A special meeting followed the regularly scheduled Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday. The commissioners in their Correctional Facilities Authority meeting took action to confirm the account balance information with financial institution Stots, Archambo, Mueggenborg & Bar ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Approve Bids in Meeting

Oct 08, 2018

To start their regularly scheduled meeting Monday the Washington County Commissioners approved a proclamation to declare this week 4-H Youth Development Week. The Washington County Commissioners approved and passed on the Copan Public School’s application for financial assistance from t ... read more »

Sunday Tornado Damages Part of Fairfax

Oct 08, 2018

A portion of State Highway 18 was re-opened in Osage County at about 2:30 Monday morning.  Highway patrol troopers were busy helping with traffic control in Fairfax as a result damage to a two square block area from a tornado Sunday evening. OHP reports there were very minor injuries reporte ... read more »

School Start Change Proposed

Oct 06, 2018

Oklahoma lawmakers are exploring whether schools should start the school year later to cut utility costs. CNHI Oklahoma report s lawmakers launched a legislative study Wednesday where Oklahomans for School Calendar Reform said school districts spend money on cooling schools that could be appr ... read more »

Congressman Mullin Congratulates Judge Kavanaugh

Oct 06, 2018

Second-District Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin  has issued a statement following the senate's confirmation of Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh.    Mullin says Judge Kavanaugh’s fortitude and resilience throughout his confirmation process is beyo ... read more »

Voter Registration by the Numbers in Washington County

Oct 05, 2018

Voter registration surges in Washington County prior to the Nov. 6 general election and the regular municipal election for the City of Bartlesville’s Ward 2 and Ward 4. Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House says that 1,958 new voters in the county have registered for t ... read more »

Joe Exotic to Remain in US Marshals' Custody Until Trial

Oct 05, 2018

According to our news partners at the News on 6, the man known as “Joe Exotic” indicted in a murder-for-hire plot will remain in U.S. Marshals' custody until his trial. Court documents say Joseph "Joe Exotic" Maldonado-Passage was remanded to custody of the U.S. Mars ... read more »

Partnerships Sparks Inaugural Car Show Event at Doenges

Oct 05, 2018

Doenges Ford joins the Oldies n’ Goodies Car Club for a night of cars, food, and music. Oldies n’ Goodies Car Club President Ken Harris says partnering with Brad Doenges and his business for the event feels natural. For the Hot Rods and Rock n’ Roll Nite, Harris asks people ... read more »

National Indian Taco Championship Comes to Pawhuska

Oct 05, 2018

Pawhuska will have its National Indian Taco Championship Saturday. City of Pawhuska officials say people should bring their appetites downtown and feast on the best Indian Tacos around while enjoying entertainment like music, Native American dance, and many different kinds of vendors. Rated o ... read more »

4th Annual Cops and Rodders Will Support Local Family

Oct 05, 2018

Bartlesville police remember one of their own this weekend. Lieutenant Robb Fouts died shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Lt. Fouts had been released from the hospital on Thursday, Sept. 20 and he past away the following Sunday, Sept. 23. Acting chief Rocky Bevard says the loss came a ... read more »