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Interim Tourism Director Adjusting into Role

May 02, 2022

Interim Tourism Director for Osage County, Mary Beth Moore was at Monday's County Commissioners meeting. They have yet to finalize Moore's contract, but last week they had suggested the E-911 Department as a potential office space to utilize. Moore has since been able to look at that buil ... read more »

ARPA Funds Being Set Aside for Courthouse Repairs

May 02, 2022

The Osage County Courthouse will soon have an annex added onto it, but that doesn't change the fact that the building is 110 years old and in need of some repairs. This is why at Monday's Board of Osage County Commissioners meeting, District One Commissioner Randall Jones proposed using s ... read more »

People Making Return Trips on Free Dump Day

May 02, 2022

During the free dump day that Osage County held a week and a half ago, District Two Commissioner Steve Talburt noted that there were several people who made repeated trips to unload their items. At Monday's Board meeting, Talburt was wanting to do something to keep that from happening again. ... read more »

Homeowner Applications Open for Brush-Up Bartlesville

May 02, 2022

The City of Bartlesville Community Development Department is accepting applications for the inaugural Brush-Up Bartlesville event now through May 10. The outreach program, which is a collaboration between the Community Development Department and community partners and volunteers, is designed ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Declare OHCE Week

May 02, 2022

The Nowata County Commissioners made a declaration for Oklahoma Home Community Education week at Monday morning's meeting. Representatives from the Nowata County OHCE chapter were on hand to present each commissioner with cookies to provide to their employees. The reps made their yearly a ... read more »

Woman Arrested for Resisting Arrest, Drug Charges

May 02, 2022

The Caney Police Department arrests a woman for resisting arrest and drug charges. 27-year-old Katie Kelso of Caney, Kansas, was stopped in the 200 Block of S. Wood Street on Saturday for traffic violations. K-9 Ozzy would conduct a free air sniff and gave a positive indication of drugs in th ... read more »

Grilled Cheese Cook-off Raises Funds for Paths to Independence

May 02, 2022

  It was a breezy, sunny day for the First Annual Daybreak Rotary Grilled Cheese Cook-off for Paths to Independence on Saturday on the patio of Cooper and Mill in downtown Bartlesville.   Celebrity chefs served as mentors for four PTI students in the two-round compitetion. T ... read more »

PSO to Send in Trucks to Help with Bison Road Clean Up

May 02, 2022

Clean up at Bison Road south of Highway 60 on the east side of Bartlesville continues a week after 15,000 gallons of mineral oil spilled out onto the roadway. Michael Gordon, Public Service Company of Oklahoma’s External Affairs Manager, says seven trucks are under contract to be in the ... read more »

Run for the Roses - Kentucky Derby Party for the Family HealthCare Clinic

May 02, 2022

  You are invited to the 2nd Annual Run for the Roses - Kentucky Derby party on Saturday, May 7 at Crossing 2nd in Bartlesville, OK. The event runs from 3:30 pm to 6:15 p.m.   Appearing on COMMUNITY CONNECTION, Molly Collins said,"This is a fundraising event for the Fam ... read more »

Commissioners Approve Use Tax Resolution, More

May 02, 2022

The Washington County Commissioners unanimously approve a use tax resolution. Chairman Mitch Antle says he wrote the resolution in such a manner to state that use tax collections would take effect on January 1, 2023. Antle says there are advantages and disadvantages to this taking place in Wa ... read more »

Burglary Suspect Arrested in Rural Osage County

Apr 29, 2022

Multiple agencies apprehend a Pawhuska man wanted on 2nd Degree Burglary charges. At around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Osage County Special Operations team was able to arrest 43-year-old Josh William Strom on the charges with the assistance of the Pawhuska Police Department and the Osage Nati ... read more »

Commissioners to Consider Use Tax Resolution, More

Apr 29, 2022

The Washington County Commissioners may approve a proclamation for Oklahoma Home and Community Education Week for the duration of May 1 through May 7 2022 when they meet again. Next, the Commissioners will consider an interlocal agreement with the Washington County Public Facilities Authority ... read more »

Council to Consider Economic Development Appointment

Apr 29, 2022

The Dewey City Council will consider appointing Tara Gotwalt as a Trustee of the Dewey Economic Development Authority. This possible appointment will be weighed when the Council meets on Monday, May 2, at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, located at 411 E. Don Tyler Avenue. The Dewey Public Works A ... read more »

GCRWC Announces CD2 Congressional Candidate Forum for May 12

Apr 29, 2022

  Mayri Hebert, President of the Green Country Republican Women's Club announced on Friday at Hillcrest Country Club that the GCRWC is sponsoring the CD2 GOP Congressional Candidate Forum on Thursday, May 12, 2022.   Mayri said, "We have a beautiful Histor ... read more »

Still Time to Apply for Summer Youth Program

Apr 29, 2022

One day remains for Native Americans living in Osage County to submit an application for the Osage Nation Summer Youth Program. The Osage Nation Financial Assistance Program is aiding in this program. Anyone aged 16-21 could be eligible to work at various businesses in Pawhuska, Hominy, Skiatook, ... read more »