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Osage County Election Board Gives Information

Feb 05, 2019

Ahead of next Tuesday’s Osage County Primary Election, the Election Board Secretary Kelly Choteau wants residents to make sure they know what to do heading into the voting booth. Polls will be open from 7 in the morning until 7 in the evening and it is important to fill in their ballots ... read more »

Grant Issuance Surpasses Million Dollar Mark

Feb 05, 2019

Truity Education Foundation announced that it has issued over a million dollars in grants since it was founded in 2009. The Truity Education Foundation supports education by providing funds to the Bartlesville Public School Foundation, the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation, the Lawrence Sc ... read more »

Settlement Agreement Approved by Dewey School Board

Feb 04, 2019

Dewey Superintendent Vince Vincent discussed a settlement agreement with Document Imaging Solutions with the school board on Monday night. Vincent told the board on Monday that the school system had been partnered with DIS and the services became spotty over time, so they made a switch in their s ... read more »

Dewey City Council Agrees to Rezone Land Parcels

Feb 04, 2019

The Dewey City Council approved the rezoning of two parcels of land the Dewey City Council purchased in a January meeting. City Manager Kevin Trease says they hope to get the land rezoned according to the State of Oklahoma’s recommendations for the land. Trease says they are looking to ... read more »

Trease Updates Authority on Police Building Status

Feb 04, 2019

The Dewey Public Works Authority meeting followed the Dewey City Council meeting Monday night. In that meeting, Dewey City Manager Kevin Trease gave an update on how the new Dewey police station is coming along. Contractors could finish the metal work on the building this weekend. Rain delays ... read more »

Several Administrators Rehired in Dewey Public Schools

Feb 04, 2019

The Dewey School Board approved a $3,800 transfer in FFA Football Concession funds to Dewey athletics in their Monday night meeting. The board would approve their first year renewal with OneNet for their internet services. DPS has a four year deal with OneNet. Also with their software service ... read more »

Council Accepts Recreational Improvement Bids

Feb 04, 2019

The Bartlesville City Council accepted several bids at its Monday night meeting. A bid worth $320,379 was awarded to Whaling Construction for a series of improvements at Johnstone Park and the Kiddie Park as well. A parking lot will be added on the eastside of the Pathfinder Parkway trailhead ... read more »

Dewey Woman Charged With Possession of Meth

Feb 04, 2019

  A Dewey woman was arrested after giving police a fake name as well as possessing methamphetamine. Ashley Doggett appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing a felony charge of false impersonation to create liability and a misdemeanor count of possession of an amphetamine ... read more »

K Life Bartlesville to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony

Feb 04, 2019

Bartlesville KLIFE is breaking ground this month on a new 8,000 square-foot activity center that will house the youth organization’s programs. K LIFE is creating the updated campus for its programs at 1815 Hillcrest Drive which is located across the street from Bartlesville High School. ... read more »

Preliminary Hearing Held for Former Nowata County Sheriff

Feb 04, 2019

Former Nowata County Sheriff Kenny Freeman appeared in court on Monday for a preliminary hearing. Associate District Judge Carl Gibson found probable cause that Freeman committed the felony crime of embezzlement in September of 2018. Court documents allege that Freeman misappropriated a donat ... read more »

Business, Energy Experiences Gives Hern New Roles

Feb 04, 2019

Representative Kevin Hern was appointed to new leadership positions on his committees Monday afternoon. On the Small Business Committee, Hern will serve as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access. On the Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Hern wil ... read more »

Central Middle School Students Enjoy Egg Drop Event

Feb 04, 2019

Approximately 200 Central Middle School sixth-graders participated in their science classes Egg Drop experiment Monday afternoon. The Bartlesville Fire Department brought a fire truck to the school to help with the students with their projects. Equipment Operator Steve Burnett says they have ... read more »

EMS Board Nearing Completion

Feb 04, 2019

The Osage County Commissioners met Monday morning and many different things were discussed. The County Commissioners are one step closer to formally having its emergency medical services advisory board. The Commissioners have completed a mission statement and the seven members will make recom ... read more »

Letters Sent to County Free Fair Board Members

Feb 04, 2019

Discussion on several letters to Washington County Free Fair Board members topped the list at the Washington County Commissioners Meeting on Monday morning. Commissioner Mike Bouvier explains the letters are being sent to Shannon Adcock, Kevin White and Rebecca Moses. The commissioners congratula ... read more »

Settlement Agreement to be Discussed in DPS Meeting

Feb 04, 2019

At the beginning of the Dewey School Board meeting this evening, the board could approve the transfer of $3,800 from FFA Football Concessions to Dewey athletics. Discussion to possibly enter into a settlement agreement with Document Imaging Solutions will follow. If approved, the Dewey School ... read more »