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This group of YouthWorks volunteers from Kansas City, Mo., and San Antonio, Texas, recently cleaned and restored the Edith Layton one-room school house which was originally Liberty School District No. 76. Due to their efforts, this historic school house is now ready for one-day field trips from area schools. Kathryn Swan/J-C Correspondent

2015 YouthWorks adopts Historical Society Museum, Edith Layton school house

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

In an earlier article, I reported on a group of YouthWorks volunteers from Evansville, Indiana, who was touring the Osage County Historical Society Museum. After a week of community service work,...

The first Tallgrass Gallery exhibit focuses on wildlife and Western art and also features a few surprises.

New art gallery to open in Pawhuska

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

Tallgrass Gallery, located on 521 Kihekah Ave., in historic downtown Pawhuska, will open on Aug. 1.

Officials with the gallery have put together a collection of art by nationally known...

Jannine Edgar, PEO Chapter EM, presents a scholarship check to Emily Hudson. This award is PEO’s Continuing Education Scholarship Award.

PEO scholarship award

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

Jannine Edgar, PEO Chapter EM, presents a scholarship check to Emily Hudson. This award is PEO’s Continuing Education Scholarship Award.

Wynona News

Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm


There have been several new books donated to the Wynona Community Library, located at town hall. Many are mysteries and good reading novels. There are no rules to...


Jul 29, 2015 12:07pm

Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville has released the following information on local births:

• A girl was born July 21 to Jennifer May, of Wynona.

• A boy was born July 22 to...

Russell Drummond, left, is shown with his father, Ford Drummond, right, and sisters, Virginia, second from left, and Margaret, following the complete restoration of the grave site of legendary cowboy Johnny Clare. The project was part of Russell’s Eagle Scout requirements and was sponsored by the Osage County Historical Society. Kathryn Swan/J-C Correspondent

Historical site rescued by Eagle Scout

Jul 22, 2015 12:07pm

Russell Drummond, a 17-year old Boy Scout, recently completed the restoration of a legendary Osage County historical site. The project was part of Drummond’s Eagle Scout requirements and was...

8 Cherokee families receive keys to new homes in Nowata

Jul 22, 2015 2:07pm

NOWATA — The dream of homeownership is now a reality for a pair of brothers and six other Cherokee families in Nowata. They received keys Monday to their new homes built through the Housing...

A horse’s legs are silhouetted by the setting sun. The Bureau of Land Management will host a free half-day public tour on Aug. 1 of a wild horse off-range pasture near Nowata.

BLM to host wild horse tour

Jul 22, 2015 2:07pm

The Bureau of Land Management is hosting in a free half-day public tour of a wild horse off-range pasture near Nowata, located about 10 miles east of Bartlesville. The free tour, which will take...

Joe Sindelar, seated, high school principal, and Olivia Chronister, high school counselor, look over enrollment forms for the upcoming school year. Enrollment is scheduled for the week of Aug. 3-7, depending on student’s grade level, with a make-up date of Aug. 10 for those who were unable to make their appointed enrollment day.

High school enrollment dates announced

Jul 22, 2015 2:07pm

Student enrollment for fall classes at Pawhuska High School will be conducted Monday through Friday, Aug. 3-7, said PHS Counselor Olivia Chronister.

Enrollment is to take place from 9 a.m....

Plans for 50th reunion will be made at meeting

Jul 22, 2015 2:07pm

Input is being sought from persons who are interested in attending an All School Reunion for the Class of 1965.

A meeting to plan the 50th Class Reunion is to be held Thursday, July 30, at...