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Osage Cheif Bacon Rind (front frow, third from left) and Phillips Petroleum Co. founder Frank Phillips, (wearing headdress) are pictured as Phillips is made an honorary member of the Osage Tribe. The photo was taken at Phillips’ ranch, Woolaroc, near Barnsdall. (Courtesy Phillips Petroleum Co.)

Part 3 — From monopoly to ‘Million Dollar Elm’

Updated: Oct 22, 2014 3:18pm

(Editor’s Note: What follows is a portion of the book, “Oil in the Osage,” originally published in 1996 by the Pawhuska Journal-Capital. Much of the book’s content was produced by writer Libby...

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Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

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Last week, the Pawhuska Journal-Capital presented the Osage County Historical Society with six first edition copies of the 1996 history book, “Oil in the Osage,” and five first edition copies of the 1997 “Tribute to Ben John, Jr.” From left to right, Journal-Capital Office Manager Mary Ann Wise, OCHS Museum Director Barbara Pease and OCHS President Kathryn Swan display copies of the books. Second edition soft-cover books are currently on order and will be for sale to the publc in the next few weeks. In the meantime, a limited number of these books are for sale at the OCHS and proceeds will benefit the museum. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

Journal-Capital donates history books to OCHS

Oct 22, 2014 12:05pm

As previously announced, the Pawhuska Journal-Capital is launching its second printing of the popular 1996 history book, “Oil in the Osage.”

Last week, Journal-Capital Office Manager Mary...

Street scene at the corner of Main and Osage in Pawhuska on payment day 1900. The old government building at one time housed the first Pawhuska newspaper and a doctor’s office. The First National Bank building took its place. (Journal-Capital File Photo)

Part 2: Allotment, oil and headrights

Oct 15, 2014 12:06pm

(Editor’s Note: What follows is a portion of the book, “Oil in the Osage,” originally published in 1996 by the Pawhuska Journal-Capital. Much of the book’s content was produced by writer Libby...

Wynona News

Oct 15, 2014 12:06pm

WYNONA SCHOOL NOTES

(Submitted by Superintendent Dixie Hurd)

We have many fun things going on in October. We will host a Mom/son dance with a Halloween theme from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at...

Drummond Home News

Oct 15, 2014 12:06pm

The Drummond Home was visited by ten “Red Hat” ladies, from Bartlesville, Wann, and Nowata on Friday, Oct. 10. The ladies came to the home early afternoon after a eating a lovely lunch served to...

Pictured, (from lleft to right) Kathryn Chambers, Jana Sellers, Randy and Randy Smith, Charles Wickstrom, Jenna Smith, Sid Anderson and Jeff Bute gathered on Sept. 2 for the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce’s ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Dancemaker Performing Arts Academy, which now offers Jazz, Hip Hop, Yoga,Core Strengthening, and Ballet classes. Founding donors Charles Wickstrom and Sid Anderson from Iron Hawk Energy Group attended the festivities. Jenna Smith took the opportunity to thank them for their support, and to thank everyone who made founding donations, including: George and Carol Tinker, The Pawhuska Community Foundation, the Kerr Foundation, Will and Anne Baker, Jr., and Mike and Bette Graves. Additional tax-deductible contributions may be made to Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa and will be used to fund the scholarships of local students. Call Randy Smith for more information at 918-704-4668.

Ribbon Cutting

Oct 15, 2014 12:06pm

Pictured, (from lleft to right) Kathryn Chambers, Jana Sellers, Randy and Randy Smith, Charles Wickstrom, Jenna Smith, Sid Anderson and Jeff Bute gathered on Sept. 2 for the Pawhuska Chamber of...

Around The County

Oct 15, 2014 12:05pm

ELKS HONOR FIRE PREVENTION MONTH

Fire extinguishers are to be given out to the first 200 persons who attend a Fire Prevention Month program this Saturday at the Pawhuska Elks Lodge. Local...

Phillips Petroleum Co. officials watch as a “gusher” oil well comes in at the Burbank Field on April 4, 1923. (Photo courtesy Phillips Petroleum Co.)

Part 1: In the beginning …

Oct 08, 2014 12:05pm

(Editor’s Note: What follows is the the original Foreward by former Pawhuska Journal-Capital General Manager Larry Lucas from the 1996 book, “Oil in the Osage.” Much of the book’s content was...

OSU Extension warns beef cattle producers of toxic weed

Oct 08, 2014 12:06pm

The Osage County OSU Extension Office recently learned of several head of cows and calves dying from consuming a toxic weed called “Perilla Mint,” also commonly known as “Beefsteak Plant.” The...

Local team competes in Native youth leadership event

Oct 08, 2014 12:06pm

“Heights of Education” saw 160 youngsters from eight area tribes gathered on the Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa campus for the fourth annual Native American Youth Leadership Day

Wearing...

Osage County Achievement Banquet

Oct 08, 2014 12:05pm

Jr. Hall of fame: Mary Lee Hainzinger of Braden 4-H

Sr. Hall of Fame: Kasi Dick of Blue & Gold 4-H

Jr. Outstanding 4-H: Kelton Boyett of Rock 4-H

Sr. Outstanding 4-H: Sadie...

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