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Commissioners Accept Resignation Letter, Approve Agreements

Oct 01, 2018

Nolan Jones sends a letter to the Washington County Commissioners to view during their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday. They accepted the letter that says that Jones will resign his position on the Washington County Free Fair Board. Commissioner Mike Bouvier says they have received some ... read more »

Banks Research to Help Compromised Card Holders

Oct 01, 2018

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating after several financial accounts were apparently put at risk.  Arvest Bank spokesman, Jason Kincy (KIN see) says the accounts were compromised by what is called a card skimmer at the point of purchase.   Kincy says bank ... read more »

Nowata County Clerk Addresses Concerns

Oct 01, 2018

Nowata County Clerk Chris Freeman addressed concerns and complaints at Monday morning’s meeting of the Nowata County Commissioners. The concerns were stemming from the campaign booth for sheriff Kenny Freeman at last month’s Nowata County Free Fair. Freeman detailed that a uniform ... read more »

Dewey School Board to Approve District Plans

Oct 01, 2018

The Dewey School Board will approve the membership of the district's AD HOC Committee for the school year when it meets tonight.  The board will also approve the Gifted and Talented plan and the Alternative Education plan.     Board members expect to hire a para-pr ... read more »

Sheriff Investigating Bank Accounts

Oct 01, 2018

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating after several financial accounts were apparently put at risk.   According to WCSO, several issues have been reported with accounts belonging to Arvest and Truity Credit Union. Deputies say other banks or credit unions may ha ... read more »

Osage County Commissioners to Consider Donations

Sep 30, 2018

The Osage County Board of Commissioners will hear from Jared Lemmons on two proposed donations of county property.  The board will be asked to donate the use of tables and chairs for Saturday's National Indian Taco Championship and a proposal to donate the use of the Ag Building and the ... read more »

High School Football Scores - Week 5

Sep 29, 2018

It was a cool and interesting evening of prep football action on Friday across Northeast Oklahoma. Here are the Week 5 scores: Sapulpa: 63 Bartlesville: 58   Chelsea: 6 Nowata: 33   Tonkawa: 13 Pawhuska: 12   Dewey: 6 Haskell: 44 &n ... read more »

City Council to Honor Jim Bohnsack

Sep 29, 2018

The Bartlesville City Council plans to name a portion of Shawnee Avenue from 18th street to Hillcrest Drive in honor of Jim Bohnsack Monday night.  The council will designate the roadway as Jim Bohnsack Avenue.   The council will also award bids for ruggedized computer tablets a ... read more »

State Issues Record Number of Emergency Certificates

Sep 29, 2018

The Oklahoma Board of Education continues to approve hundreds of emergency teacher certificates as schools across the state struggle with the teacher shortage. The Oklahoman reports that the board approved more than 400 certificates Thursday to school districts that lack qualified candidates ... read more »

Congressman Mullin Applauds Prescription Bill

Sep 29, 2018

The U.S. House unanimously passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.  The bill includes the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely (EPCS) Act and the Tribal Addiction and Recovery Act (TARA), both sponsored by Second-District Congressman Markwayne Mullin.   The ... read more »

Oklahoma Receives 1 Year REAL ID Waiver

Sep 29, 2018

The federal government will continue to recognize Oklahoma driver's licenses and identification cards as an acceptable form of ID for at least another year. Gov. Mary Fallin announced on Friday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted the state another extension, this one ... read more »

Bartlesville City Attorney Will Retire

Sep 28, 2018

Bartlesville’s city attorney submits his resignation to the Bartlesville City Council after 43 years of service. Bartlesville Mayor Dale Copeland will present the retirement letter by Jerry Maddux to the Bartlesville City Council at the end of Monday’s city council meeting. Mayor ... read more »

“Visit the Osage” App to Guide Tourists Through Osage County

Sep 28, 2018

Osage County Tourism announces the release of their new tourism app. Executive Director for Osage County Tourism Kelly Bland says the app called “Visit the Osage” makes Osage County “up to date” and “in the know.” The “Visit the Osage” app updat ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Rape of a Child

Sep 28, 2018

A Bartlesville man accused of rape of a child and child endangerment was arraigned on those charges at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday. Samuel Nuttle was presented with charges by special judge Jared Sigler dating back to an incident that occurred in December 2017. According to a ... read more »

No School at Caney Valley

Sep 28, 2018

No school today for students at Caney Valley, Oklahoma schools.  Superintendent Rick Peters says there is no water in Ochelata.  Apparently a water main broke overnight.  Peters is cancelling classes due to the water problem.  Caney Valley has an away game tonight, so the wate ... read more »