News

Florida Man Seen in Washington County on Indecent Proposals to Child Charge

Jun 19, 2024

A Florida man was seen in Washington County court Tuesday afternoon on two felony charges of lewd or indecent proposals to a child under 16. 36-year-old Alexander Lincoln was arrested around 2 a.m. Monday morning in Ramona. Lincoln allegedly had been having conversations with a decoy for Wome ... read more »

Dewey Football Looks to Fill Important Position

Jun 18, 2024

The Dewey Bulldoggers have been busy this summer on the gridiron, as they approach the mandatory OSSAA dead period in July. We previously mentioned that Dewey will have some important spots to fill before the fall, but none more important than the signal caller spot. With junior-to-be Ryder M ... read more »

Perrier Elected New Sheriff of Osage County

Jun 19, 2024

Osage County citizens went to the polls on Tuesday evening and elected a new sheriff. Bart Perrier defeated the incumbent Eddie Virden.   Perrier is a life-long Osage County resident and says he is grateful for the voters and is ready to get to work.    Perrier defe ... read more »

Bartlesville Public Schools/BPS Foundation on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Jun 19, 2024

Exec. Dir. of Teaching & Learning at Bartlesville Public Schools, LaDonna Chancellor, and Exec. Dir. of the Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation, Blair Ellis, were our guests on COMMUNITY CONNECTION.   LaDonna brought us up to speed on the construction upgrade at Wayside and Ra ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners District 2 Election Goes to Runoff

Jun 18, 2024

The June 18th primary election results in Nowata County came final Tuesday night, with an interesting outcome. The total vote would end with nobody getting 50% of the vote, leading to a runoff vote in August. The final vote showed Brandon Wesson (challenger) winning the popular vote with 195 ... read more »

Senator Julie Daniels Re-elected

Jun 18, 2024

Republican Oklahoma Senator Julie Daniels has earned another term in office after overcoming a challenge from former State House District 11 Representative Wendi Stearman in the Tuesday's GOP primary election. There is no Democrat opponent in November, so this primary election settled the ... read more »

State House Dist. 10 Rep. Judd Strom Wins Re-election

Jun 18, 2024

Incumbent State House Dist. 10 Rep. Judd Strom won another term in office by defeating challenger Chad McCarthy in the June 18th Republican Primary Tuesday night. Strom does not have a Democrat opponent in November.    Strom garnered 64.11% or 2,565 total votes to Chad ... read more »

Colaw, Shivel Head to Aug. 27 Run-off in Commissioner's Race

Jun 18, 2024

Michael Colaw and Corey Shivel are heading to an August run-off in the race for Washington County Commissioner District 2. According to unofficial results after Tuesday’s primary election, Shivel received 971 votes, or 38.9%, and Colaw received 916 votes, or 36.7%. The third candidate, ... read more »

Osage County Election Results

Jun 18, 2024

Osage County cittizens went to the polls on Tuesday with five local primary races on the line and voters have elected a new sheriff in Bart Perrier.  Anthony Hudson will fill the expired term of County Commissioner for District One, Steve Talburt will retain his seat as County Commission ... read more »

Osage Nation Holding Disc Golf Clinic for Youth

Jun 18, 2024

The Osage Nation Department of Natural Resources will be hosting a disc golf clinic this Friday. The clinic will teach youth how to play disc golf beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of Main Street and Lynn Avenue.   Hotdogs and hamburgers will be served following the two-hour long ... read more »

Pawhuska School Board Has a Busy Monday Night

Jun 18, 2024

The Pawhuska School Board had its regularly scheduled meeting at the administration building on Monday evening and got a number of agenda items approved.    A state law going into effect on July 1st states that there is to be no one-on-one contact between students and teachers. ... read more »

Dewey Public Works Approves Item at Monday Meeting

Jun 17, 2024

The Dewey Public Works Authority met directly after the City Council Monday night, in a short meeting that showed the approval of just one item. The Council voted to approve the resolution to reappropriate funds from finance/administration to water/wastewater in the amount of $8,000. Mayor To ... read more »

Dewey City Council DIscuss Sales Tax and Hear Presentations

Jun 17, 2024

The Dewey City Council met Monday night for their second and final meeting of the month of June, and started with sales tax reports for the month of June. City Manager Kevin Trease gave the update. Next, the council heard two separate presentations, starting with the Washington County Histori ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Receives DUI for Huffing Air Duster's

Jun 17, 2024

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on Saturday, June 15th for a DUI after she had jumped a sidewalk with her vehicle and came to a stop after hitting a railing. Cassandra Blount was speaking with police after the wreck and was subjected to standard field sobriety test’s (SFST’s). T ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged with Domestic Abuse by Strangulation

Jun 17, 2024

A Bartlesville man was arrested Saturday on the charge of domestic abuse by strangulation. Tyler Ledford is alleged of punching the victim in the ribs and also grabbing the victim by the throat. Ledford was seen in Washington County Court on Monday afternoon. According to an affidavit, the vi ... read more »