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County Commissioners to Consider Approving Several Items Monday

Apr 12, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning to consider approving several important items. The County Commissioners will consider giving the Osage County Tourism Department a little more than $7,000 to print 40,000 copies of a map and brochure dealing with the county. The ... read more »

OKWU Accepts Donation of 1700s Torah Scroll

Apr 10, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has a new display of an early 1700s Sephardic Torah Scroll in the Drake Library. The scroll was donated to OKWU by Ken and Barb Larson through their organization, God’s Ancient Library. Dr. Scott Carroll also helped the Larson’s with the scroll. Univer ... read more »

Margaret Drummonds Serves as a House Page

Apr 12, 2019

Bartlesville High School senior, Margaret Drummond paged for State Representative Derrel Fincher this week at the State Capitol.   Fincher says being a Page allows students to see the Legislature from the inside and understand a bit more of how the Legislature operates.  Margare ... read more »

Nash Talks About Upcoming Events in Pawhuska

Apr 11, 2019

Joni Nash, Executive Director for the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, was at Tuesday's City Council meeting letting everyone know of upcoming events. Nash was also happy with how the Chamber Gala went at the end of March, though. Among other groups and events coming to Pawhuska this month i ... read more »

Pawhuska's Steve Hughes Win Code Enforcement Award

Apr 11, 2019

Pawhuska's Steve Hughes was recognized at Tuesday's city council meeting as being the Code Enforcement Officer of the Year in the state of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Code Enforcement Association held its spring conference during the last weekend of March in the city of Lone Wolf and prese ... read more »

McCabe Due in Court for Status Hearing

Apr 11, 2019

A Bartlesville man accused in a late March shooting incident is due back in court on Friday. 24-year-old Caleb McCabe is set for a status hearing at the Washington County Courthouse at 9 a.m. McCabe is facing charges of shooting with intent to kill after two previous felony charges. According ... read more »

Nowata County Accepting Waste and Tires

Apr 11, 2019

Nowata County is hosting a waste and tire collection cleanup day on Saturday. Free tire disposal is available at all three county barns from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All sizes of tires are accepted. No tires with metal rims will be taken and no commercial tires will be accepted. Brush will also be co ... read more »

Council Approves Tower Green Plans; Waiting on Construction Contract

Apr 10, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council approved construction plans for the Tower Center at Unity Square project at Wednesday evening’s special meeting. However, a construction management agreement could not be reached at this time. The development of the plans has seen additions since the first ... read more »

OKWU to Host National Day of Prayer Event in May

Apr 11, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will host a National Day of Prayer event, Thursday, May 2. Oklahoma Wesleyan University will host the annual local prayer event for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Chapel on Silver Lake Road in Bartlesville.  Musical ... read more »

Non-Profit to Offer Defense Course to Women Saturday

Apr 11, 2019

Self-defense techniques will be taught this weekend for women wanting to learn such techniques. The non-profit organization SAFE-NOW better known as the Sexual Assault Forensic Exams for Nowata, Osage and Washington Counties will partner with Guise Martial Arts for a self-defense class. Board ... read more »

Planning and Zoning Board Hears Comments From B&B Owners

Apr 10, 2019

The Pawhuska Planing and Zoning Commission held a special meeting Wednesday morning to hear comments from the public regarding recommendations to consider adopting an ordinance regarding changes to codes for owners of residential bed and breakfasts. Among other things, parking, out-door lighting, ... read more »

Fundraiser Event to Shed Light on Sexual Assault

Apr 10, 2019

SAFE-NOW, or Sexual Assault Forensic Exams for Nowata Osage and Washington Counties, will soon hold their Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser event. Board President and victim advocate Shelley Holdman says SAFE-NOW encourages sexual assault victims to come forward. She says the first thing SA ... read more »

Voting in Oklahoma Program Aims at Encouraging Voters

Apr 10, 2019

Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House will give a broad overview of voting in Oklahoma at Bartlesville Public Library towards the end of the month. Board Member Roger Elmore with the Bartlesville League of Women Voters says it will stress the importance of voting. House will ... read more »

Creative Writing Awards Program Open to the Public

Apr 10, 2019

Poetry, fiction, non-fiction and children's literature works will be recognized in Bartlesville. Friends of the Bartlesville Public Library invites you to their upcoming annual meeting and Creative Writing Awards Program. While the Creative Writing Contest has closed the door for this ... read more »

Potter, Zervas, Arutunoff Families to Receive Honors

Apr 10, 2019

The Bartlesville Community Foundation has announced that the 12th Annual Legacy Hall of Fame Gala will honor the Potter, Zervas and Arutunoff families.  BCF Executive Director Mike Wilt said Tuesday that the Potter and Zervas families will be recognized as the 2019 Legacy Families in app ... read more »