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Rental Rate Changes for Dewey Public School Facilities

Dec 03, 2019

Regulations for use of school property were revised by the Dewey Board of Education on Monday night. Superintendent Vince Vincent said the current policy was pretty old, and there was only one real thing he wanted to see change. The change he wanted to see was the set schedule fees and rates ... read more »

Dewey City Manager Trease Visits with Recyclops Group

Dec 03, 2019

Recyclops – a voluntary, subscription service based out of Utah – found out about the area's interest in curbside recycling because of the results from last summer's recycling survey that was put on by the City of Bartlesville. While they are doing what they can to get 500 ... read more »

Law Officials Arrest Two Poachers in Nowata County

Dec 03, 2019

Two suspects have been jailed as a result of a poaching investigation in Nowata County. Oklahoma Game Warden David Clay recently reported several anonymous tips from concerned individuals regarding multiple deer being shot, their heads removed, and their bodies left to waste. A lengthy invest ... read more »

Board of Education Filings as of Monday

Dec 03, 2019

The Washington County Election Board in Bartlesville has announced the candidates that have filed for Board of Education seats as of 4:00 p.m. on Monday. For the Bartlesville Board of Education, no candidates have filed for the Office 5 and Office 6 seats which have a four year term attached ... read more »

Federal Prosecutors File Charges in 2015 Murder

Dec 03, 2019

Federal prosecutors filed second-degree murder charges against an Osage County man last Monday in connection with the 2015 death of a Pawhuska man. Prosecutors did this after state charges appeared to be going nowhere.  Jeremy Reece and his brother Tyler Reece were charged with first-deg ... read more »

VIDEO: Senator Lankford on FOX News

Dec 03, 2019

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) appeared Monday night on the The Story with Martha McCallum on Fox News:   ... read more »

Caney Police Investigate Suspicious Death

Dec 02, 2019

On Sunday, the Caney Police Department received information of a possible unattended death and an investigation is ongoing. The CPD was called to the scene located at 311 S. State Street in Caney, Kansas. When officers arrived on scene, they observed a female deceased inside the residence, la ... read more »

Contract with OSSBA Approved by Board of Education

Dec 02, 2019

Discussion was had on Monday evening during the Dewey Board of Education meeting on whether or not they should approve a contract with the Oklahoma State School Board of Association. Superintendent Vince Vincent said this contract would be for services associated with developing a district co ... read more »

2020 Election in Dewey to Focus on Council Positions

Dec 02, 2019

A call for an election in the City of Dewey was approved by the Dewey City Council on Monday night. Mayor Tom Hays said three years has gone by fast. He said it is time once again to go to the Washington County Election Board, because several seats on the Council will be up for election. ... read more »

Council Extends City Judge Contract on Monday Night

Dec 02, 2019

The Dewey City Council entered into an executive session on Monday night to discuss the contract of City Judge Robert Fries. When the Council exited the executive session, Mayor Tom Hays said the City of Dewey has always had the contract for the City Judge run from the beginning of January to ... read more »

Gusher Car Wash Remodeling, to Change Name

Dec 02, 2019

Gusher Car Wash along Washington Boulevard in Bartlesville will be closed for a little while. Owners Willie Short and Jimmy Short said they are remodeling. Willie said they are giving their facility a much needed face lift. New LED lighting and new blowers are being installed. Equipment i ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners Nominate New Chairman

Dec 02, 2019

At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, District One Commissioner Randall Jones was nominated to be the chairman of the Board in 2020. Jones served as the vice-chairman this past year and he says his duties will change, but not very much.   District Two Commissio ... read more »

OSDH Encourages Flu Vaccines as Hospitalizations Rise

Dec 02, 2019

Flu-related hospitalizations continue to increase in Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health reminds Oklahomans there is still time to get a flu shot. The OSDH has reported one death and nearly 100 hospitalizations associated with the flu since the season began in September. Mor ... read more »

Man Charged With Hit and Run, Failure to Register

Dec 02, 2019

A Washington County man was charged on a trio of counts in court on Monday. Edward Ellis Jr. appeared at the Washington County Courthouse where he was charged with failure to register as a sex offender, leaving the scene of an accident and driving under suspension. Ellis appeared out of custody a ... read more »

Commissioners Extend Bids on Bighill Store

Dec 02, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners extended the bids that firms have presented to the commissioners regarding the Bighill Furniture Store in Fairfax through Thursday, December 19th. If the commissioners have not made a choice on what they want to do with the store by that date, the bid contr ... read more »