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Major Meth Bust in Osage County

Apr 11, 2018

Four men have been arrested and more than 5 pounds of methamphetamine were recovered following a drug bust coordinated by the Osage County Sheriff's Department Monday night. Veng Xiong, Ken Lee, Xiongkou Her and Kosh Kash Cannady Lor have been booked by the County Sheriff's Department und ... read more »

Fallin Signs Legislation

Apr 10, 2018

Governor Mary Fallin has signed House Bill 1012XX, which repeals a $5 tax on hotel and motel rooms, and two other bills that are estimated to help fund teacher pay raises and increased education funding.   Fallin signed HB 3375, which allows tribal casinos to use traditional roulette ... read more »

Schools Still Closed On Wednesday

Apr 10, 2018

Several local and area schools are reporting closings for tomorrow as part of the ongoing teacher walkouts. However, schools are unaware of when they will be back in school.   With the announcement that Bartlesville Public Schools will be back in session on Thursday, many districts h ... read more »

Bartlesville to Go Back to School

Apr 10, 2018

The leadership of the Bartlesville Education Association has announced it will conclude its teacher walkout so that classes can resume on Thursday.  The district will continue to send a contingent of teachers, selected by the BEA, to work at the Capitol on plans to further increase schools&# ... read more »

Bartlesville Police to Participate in 420 Day Effort

Apr 10, 2018

The Bartlesville Police Department will participate in a 42-hour multi-state mobilization effort designed to deter and catch drivers under the influence of marijuana, alcohol and other drugs.     Bartlesville Police Department Captain Rocky Bevard says the campaign begins a ... read more »

National Day of Prayer Observance Set

Apr 10, 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will host the annual local prayer event for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3rd from noon to 1 o’clock in the Chapel on Silverlake Road.     You and your family are encouraged to attend the special time of prayer for our nation ... read more »

P66 Funds RSU Stem Summer Camps

Apr 08, 2018

Local middle school students will have more opportunities to expand their knowledge of science and math this summer through a Rogers State University's summer STEM and Career Exploring Opportunities Camp. Thanks to a grant from Phillips 66, RSU's STEM CEO Summer Camp initiative will p ... read more »

Osage Commissioners Approve Video Phone System for Jail

Apr 10, 2018

Barbara Albritton from INCOG provided a presentation to the Osage County Commissioners Monday morning during their regularly scheduled meeting, discussing INCOG grants for the Rural Water District #21 project. The Commissioners approved the application for the REP Grant to repair the water distri ... read more »

Two Hospitalized in Wasington County Accident

Apr 10, 2018

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol continues to investigate a Monday night accident on U. S. 75 about 3 miles south of Bartlesville.  According to the accident report, a 4-runner, driven by 35 year-old Justin Nauer of Bartlesville and a Lexus SUV driven by 26 year-old Robert Lay of Bartlesville wer ... read more »

School Closings For Tuesday

Apr 09, 2018

Several local and area schools are closing school on Tuesday in continuation of the teacher walkouts. At this time:   Bartlesville Public Schools will NOT hold class Tuesday. More information can be found here Caney Valley has closed school for Tuesday AND Wednesday. Pawhuska ... read more »

First Blues Festival Coming This Month In Dewey

Apr 09, 2018

Downtown Dewey will be home to the first  Baker Heritage Blues Festival at the end of the month, on April 28. Special headliner, Michigan blues rock recording artist Rusty Wright, will be performing with his full band.    Dewey will also be host to The Grapevine Travelers, ... read more »

OSDE Extends Testing Window

Apr 09, 2018

As Oklahoma’s statewide teacher walkout has continued and districts representing students have announced school closures into a second week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has announced an extension of the Oklahoma School Testing Program schedule, which began Apri ... read more »

Flushings To Start In Bartlesville

Apr 09, 2018

Fire hydrant flushing will begin in the City of Bartlesville starting on April 15.    The flushing will be done in sections, starting with the area East of the Railroad Tracks going to the Caney river, and from 11th Street to the Northern City Limits. This area will be flushed d ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meet On Monday

Apr 09, 2018

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met on Monday morning where they opened a bid for road materials. Multiple bids were submitted, and the commissioners accepted all of the bids for review. The commissioners approved an agreement for work and received several reports before Commissi ... read more »

Two Die in Montgomery County Accident

Apr 09, 2018

Two people are dead as a result of an accident Sunday on U. S 166 between Tyro and Dearing.   Montgomery County Sheriff Bobby Dierks says Garry Bush and wife Jana Bush of rural Caney were west bound in Dodge truck on U.S. 166 at county road 3700 when a Chevy truck driven by Derek Mes ... read more »