Bartlesville Public Schools to Get New LED Lighting and More

Mar 21, 2023

The Bartlesville Board of Education on Monday voted unanimously to approve the purchase and installation of new LED lighting for every light on every campus of the district. This will include lights in every classroom, hallways, restrooms, parking lots and sports facilities which comes to 13, ... read more »

Students and Student Athletes Recognized at Bartlesville Board of Ed Meeting

Mar 21, 2023

  The Bartlesville Board of Education spotlights the achievemnts of students and athletes prio to their board meetings. On Monday, the board recognized Senior Joyce Yang for being named Acedemic All State.    Bartlesville Bruin Jr. David Castillo was given a pl ... read more »

Bartlesville Kiddie Park Revamp

Mar 20, 2023

The Bartlesville Kiddie Park held a rally on Monday night in downtown Bartlesville to update the public on the current plans and everything going on with the Kiddie Park. Ken Johnson, Board member and project manager, gave a presentation consisting of what is currently new with the Kiddie Park. ... read more »

Pawhuska School Board Approves Auditor, Software System

Mar 20, 2023

The Pawhuska School Board met for its monthly meeting and approved a 2022-23 audit contract with Bledsoe, Hewett & Gullekson.  Superintendent David Cash talks about why an audit firm needs to be hard while also praising his staff. The school board also voted to continue its agree ... read more »

Senator Mullin to Host First Telephone Town Hall

Mar 20, 2023

Senator Markwayne Mullin will host his first telephone town hall event as a United States Senator on Tuesday, March 21st at 6:30 p.m. During the call, Mullin will provide a legislative update and answer live questions from constituents. “I’m excited to announce my first telephone ... read more »

Arvest Foundation Supports Oklahoma Historical Society

Mar 20, 2023

The Arvest Foundation announces a $2,500 contribution to the Oklahoma Historical Society, a nonprofit organization with the mission to collect, preserve, and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. The funds will be used to digitize and preserve oral interviews ... read more »

Bill to Allow Schools More Suicide Prevention Training

Mar 20, 2023

State Senator Kay Floyd of Oklahoma City wins unanimous approval for Senate Bill 175, allowing schools to offer suicide awareness and prevention training on a yearly basis. Floyd passed legislation in 2021 mandating training every two years, but since has decided to give schools an additional ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Discuss Disaster Plan

Mar 20, 2023

The Nowata County Commissioners met on a much shorter agenda Monday morning, and only covered a couple of topics. The Commissioners first discussed their disaster recovery plan for the county clerk’s office.   Emergency Manager Laurie Summers expressed to the commissioners that ... read more »

Lessard, WCGOP Chairman, Passes Unexpectedly

Mar 20, 2023

Mike Lessard, Chairman of the Washington County Republican Party, passes unexpectedly on Monday morning. In a statement released by Alexander Johnson, the WCGOP’s Acting Chairman, he said: “Mike was loved by many and worked hard to include others and inspire others to get invo ... read more »

Osage County Expired Medicine Drop-off Locations

Mar 20, 2023

The Osage County Health Department has announced five places you can drop off unused or expired medication. Unused and expired medication can be dangerous and potentially deadly especially if it falls into the wrong hands.  The Five locations include the Osage County Sheriff’s Offi ... read more »

Moore Named Tourism Director

Mar 20, 2023

The Osage County Commissioners met in their weekly meeting and approved to remove the interim tag on Tourism Director Mary Beth Moore. Giving stability to the position, Moore had been serving as the interim tourism director since April 2022.  The commissioners approved to sign an interlo ... read more »

Washington Co. Talks ID Card Software

Mar 20, 2023

The Washington County Commissioners approved software for identification card software, among other items during a brief Monday-meeting. The Commissioners approved a technical software agreement for Datacard Entrust Adaptive Issuance Identification Card software. Jerry Kelley with Washington ... read more »

Arvest Bank to Host Open House at Newly Remodeled Colonial Branch

Mar 20, 2023

Arvest Bank will host an open house at its Colonial branch location at 2651 SE Washington Blvd. from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22. The public is invited to join Arvest associates to celebrate the bank’s newly updated branch. The bank recently underwent renovation to provide ... read more »

Elder Care Announces Expansion and Changes to Health Clinic

Mar 18, 2023

Elder Care announced that the W.R. Bohon Health Clinic will expand services. According to Cordell Rumsey, Executive Director with Elder Care, the local organization serving aging adults is partnering with Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas to take over operation of the clinic effective A ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Meeting Preview

Mar 17, 2023

The Washington County Commissioners agenda for their regular weekly meeting has been released, it shows that on Monday morning. They’ll kick start the meeting with a request of approval of allocation of alcoholic beverage tax from the treasurer’s office that was certified on March 10t ... read more »