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OSDH Enters Into Partnership to Quicken COVID19 Tests

Mar 21, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced on Friday that it has entered into a new public-private partnership with Diagnostic Labs of Oklahoma to increase the State of Oklahoma’s capacity for delivering results for COVID-19 tests. As a result of the new partnership, more than 30 ... read more »

Oklahoma Senate Closes Through March 27th

Mar 21, 2020

The Oklahoma Senate has announced it closure through Friday, March 27th. Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat in a statement said:  “The Oklahoma Senate will remain closed through Friday, March 27. During this time, we are working hard, be it remotely, to help deliver essent ... read more »

Injury Accident in Osage County Friday Night

Mar 21, 2020

A single-vehicle accident left a Skiatook-man and a 17-year old Skiatook girl with injuries late Friday night. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a 2004 pickup driven by 18-year-old Preston Scarborough of Skiatook was northbound on Javine Hill Road when the vehicle departed the roadway to ... read more »

Local Delegation Addresses COVID19, Testing, More

Mar 20, 2020

In a conference call during Friday's Capital Call program on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3, Senator Julie Daniels, and Representatives Derrel Fincher and Judd Strom addressed COVID-19 and actions the State of Oklahoma is taking to bring the fight to the virus. Sen. Daniels talked about Gov. Ke ... read more »

Four Co-Defendants Charged with Murder

Mar 20, 2020

Charges were filed against four people who were involved in the Tuesday murder of Charles Bethel from Shidler. Omar Marano was charged with murder in the first degree. He is being held on a $500,000 bond. Amber Hall, Cynthia Fish and Austin Prater each picked up a felony count of conspiracy. All ... read more »

Daniels says Citizens are Beginning to get their Needs Met

Mar 20, 2020

During Friday morning's capitol call with Oklahoma Senator Julie Daniels, she said people should be encouraged by the strides they are making at the state level regarding numbers of tests being passed out to those in need.   Daniels went on to say that cooperation between the gov ... read more »

Reported Fire at Jesse's Auto Body

Mar 20, 2020

The Dewey Fire Department confirmed a structure fire at Jesse’s Auto Body. The location is at Lake Shore and Highway 75. Emergency officials from multiple agencies responded to the scene. The fire was contained by DFD and the other responding agencies. The area on Highway 75 was closed for ... read more »

Mullin to Hold COVID-19 Town Hall

Mar 20, 2020

Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin is holding a telephone town hall meeting for constituents next week. Mullin plans to give an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and how the federal government is responding. The one-hour event will take place at 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24. Mullin said he is ... read more »

Deadline Remains for Voters to Change Party Affiliation

Mar 20, 2020

The Washington County Election Board office in Bartlesville is open. Secretary Yvonne House said all voters need to do is tell the on-duty deputy that they have business to conduct in the Election Board. Oklahomans who want to change party affiliation, must submit their change no later than T ... read more »

Commissioners to Meet at Fairgrounds in Light of Coronavirus

Mar 20, 2020

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus, the Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet at the Osage County Fairgrounds Agriculture Building so that those in attendance won’t be so close to one another. The Osage County Courthouse continues to be closed off to the public. At the top ... read more »

City to Consider Pushing Elections Back to August

Mar 20, 2020

In a special meeting, the Bartlesville City Council will consider the approval of an ordinance that would authorize the rescheduling of an election in the City of Bartlesville. The original election is currently scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 7th. If approved, the election pertaini ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners to Receive Reports Monday

Mar 22, 2020

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will convene at the meeting room in downtown Bartlesville Monday morning. The commissioners will receive a report from the Washington County Treasurer’s Office for February 2020. There will also be an officer’s report from the Washingto ... read more »

No New Washington County Cases; 49 Statewide

Mar 20, 2020

Washington County had its first positive COVID-19 case reported yesterday. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, no new confirmed positive cases have been reported in Washington County. Nowata and Osage Counties do not have any confirmed positive cases. There are three reported ca ... read more »

OSDH Confirms First COVID-19 Case in Washington County

Mar 19, 2020

Washington County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.44 cases have been reported over 14 different counties within the state. The OSDH confirmed the case early on Thursday. Jessica Milberger with the OSDH says the case is still fresh and ... read more »

Phillips 66 Changes Earnings Call Date

Mar 20, 2020

Phillips 66 and Phillips 66 Partners have announced a change in the date of its conference call to discuss first-quarter earnings. The two said due to a change in scheduling, the conference call webcast will now be held on Friday, May 1st at 11:00 a.m. At that time, the company’s execut ... read more »