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Dewey Sales Tax Shows Upward Trend in March Report

May 16, 2022

An upward trend in sales tax collections continues for the City of Dewey as the report for the month of March is released. City Manager Kevin Trease says Dewey received $97,156.44 in sales tax. Trease says use tax came in at $21,944.31. He says those figures come out to be a 3.31-percent chan ... read more »

Three Vehicles to be Added to Dewey Police Dept. Fleet

May 16, 2022

The Dewey Police Department (DPD) is adding three vehicles to its fleet. An agreement from Armstrong Bank for the lease of three 2022 Ram 1500 Crew Cab Trucks for the DPD was unanimously approved by the Dewey City Council on Monday night. City Manager Kevin Trease says the SUVs that they ... read more »

BPS School Board Recognizes Scholars and Athletes and More

May 16, 2022

  The Student Spotlight portion of the BPS School Board Meeting included the special recognition of the spring sports teams and the Science Fair particpants for their outstanding achievements.   Science   Track   Tennis   ... read more »

Osage County Sheriff's Office Getting Equipment for Special Ops Team

May 16, 2022

At Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, Sheriff Eddie Virden gave a presentation to the Board. He showed them that some types of crime have decreased, while others have stayed steady and some have increased over the past few years.   Virden said they have been ga ... read more »

Rotary Clubs Recognize Bartlesville HS Interact Club

May 16, 2022

Both Daybreak Rotary and the Bartlesville Rotary Club honor Bartlesville High School’s Interact Club for outstanding dedication in raising money for projects. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier says the Interact Club raised over $1,300 for three Afghan girls to attend school fo ... read more »

Osage County Jail to Get Improved Security System

May 16, 2022

The security system that is currently in place at the Osage County Sheriff's Office is outdated and in need of upgrades. That is why at Monday's County Commissioners meeting, the Board was reviewing a quote from Digi Security Systems out of Tulsa to make those system upgrades. Sheriff Edd ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged for Pattern of Child Sexual Abuse

May 16, 2022

A Bartlesville man is facing multiple felony charges from an alleged pattern of child sexual abuse. Joshua Price appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday where he was charged with lewd proposals to a minor child, rape and child abuse among other counts. Price appeared out of custody ... read more »

St. John Catholic School Students Give to WCSPCA

May 16, 2022

A fifth grade class at St. John Catholic School in Bartlesville gives to Washington County SPCA (WCSPCA). The shelter received food, toys and other goodies for the cats and dogs on site to enjoy. The kids had a chance to play with the animals, too. WCSPCA is located along Highway 123 betw ... read more »

Commissioners Approve Disaster Recovery Plans, More

May 16, 2022

The Washington County Commissioners approves several items in its regular meeting on Monday morning. Disaster Recovery Plans for District 1 and District 2 would receive unanimous approval, as would a Financial Statement and Reports of Certified Public Accountant from the Washington County Tre ... read more »

Demo, Repair Work to be Completed on County-owned Building

May 16, 2022

The Board of Osage County Commissioners convened for a regularly scheduled meeting at the fairgrounds on Monday morning. At that meeting, the Board accepted a quote from Tulsa Landmark to do some demo and repair work at a county-owned building located at 212 E. 6th Street in Pawhuska. That qu ... read more »

Bill Signed to Ease County Fire Director Property Rules

May 16, 2022

Governor Kevin Stitt recently signed into law a bill removing the requirement that directors of county fire departments own property in their district. Representative David Smith, a Republican from Arpelar, the author of House Bill 3079, says the measure was a constituent request. "R ... read more »

WCSO Attends D.C. Vigil Honoring Cpl. Davis, Others

May 16, 2022

Members of the Washington County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) escort the family of a fallen friend to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial service in Washington D.C. over the weekend. WCSO Sheriff Scott Owen says it means everything to send a small group out east to honor the life of ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Continue Financial Discussion

May 16, 2022

The Nowata County Commissioners continued the conversation about the 2021 county financial reports at Monday morning’s meeting. The item was tabled after being brought up at last week’s meeting. The Board was a made aware that it did not file their Schedule of Expenditures of Federal ... read more »

SUNFEST June3-5 at Sooner Park

May 16, 2022

it is known as "Oklahoma's Biggest Outdoor Picnic!" SUNFEST is June 3rd through June 5th at Sooner Park.   SUNFEST President Charles Lewis invites everyone to visit Bartlesville and our premier arts & entertainment festival – which is now in its 40th year &nda ... read more »

Loren Roszel to Run for Ward 2 City Council Seat

May 11, 2022

Loren Roszel is running for Bartlesville City Council in Ward 2. He made that annoucement COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Wednesday. Roszel has been involved with many organizations in the Bartlesville area in many capacities. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Bartlesville Regiona ... read more »