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Pump jacks today often are set on automatic timers since they operate with electricity rather than gas. These machines can start up with no warning. In addition to injuries or death from the machinery, toxic gases, such as hydrogen sulfide present dangers to anyone standing too close to oilfield sites. It is a colorless gas and occurs naturally in crude petroleum and natural gas. It is flammable, produces an odor similar to rotten eggs and is very poisonous. One can be overtaken by the fumes, burned by exposure, and even die.

There are deadly dangers in oilfield sites

Jul 01, 2015 12:05pm

PAWHUSKA — School is out and it is summertime in Osage County. Osage Nation Emergency Management wants to remind children and adults, young and old, that there are dangers in oilfield sites. The...

Wynona News

Jul 01, 2015 12:05pm

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Osage County Health Department celebrates Nurses

May 06, 2015 12:06pm

National Nurses Week is May 6-12.

The Osage County Health Department joins the American Nurses Association, Oklahoma State Department of Health, health care professionals, patients and...

JPMC to host annual Heart Walk/Run

May 06, 2015 12:06pm

Jane Phillips Medical Center and BlueStem Cardiology are inviting the community help fight the number one killer in Washington/Osage County by participating in the 2015 Community Heart 5K Run/Walk...

Drummond Home

May 06, 2015 12:05pm

The Annual Drummond Home Quilt Show was a huge success! Organizers of the event would like to thank the following people for loaning their beautiful quilts and for helping to make this an extra...

Wynona News

May 06, 2015 12:05pm

WYNONA SCHOOL NOTES

Submitted by

Superintendent Dixie Hurd

The junior class, with input from the senior class, decided not to host a prom this year. Instead, they hosted a trip...

Constantine presents ‘Seven Wives for Dracula’

Apr 29, 2015 12:06pm

Constantine Players will present “Seven Wives for Dracula” at 7 p.m. May 16 and 1:30 p.m. May 17.

Directed by Garrett Hartness, the play features: Alma Hull, Katie Adair, Lori Loftis, Samuel...

Osage Casino concerts to begin free May run

Apr 29, 2015 12:06pm

The Osage Casino 2015 Spring Concert Series opens its month-long free run Friday with an appearance by country music superstar Tracy Lawrence at the Osage Event Center in Tulsa.

Free tickets...

Although recent rains have slowed construction on the new Osage Nation Dance Arbor at Pawhuska Indian Village, the $2.4 million project is expected to be completed well before the In-Lon-Schka ceremonial dances begin in June.  Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

Osage Arbor construction

Apr 29, 2015 12:06pm

Although recent rains have slowed construction on the new Osage Nation Dance Arbor at Pawhuska Indian Village, the $2.4 million project is expected to be completed well before the In-Lon-Schka...

Ponca City flower business holds annual grand opening

Apr 29, 2015 12:06pm

Milton Lewis feels like it’s grand opening at Royalty Flowers every May, although the business has been operated by his family for nearly half a century.

The Ponca City company used to...

Potter voted ‘Top Hand’

Apr 29, 2015 12:06pm

An Osage County cowboy, Chris Potter, was voted ‘Top Hand’ at last weekend’s 10th-annual Green Country Classic Ranch Rodeo in the Claremore Expo Center.

Nearly 100 cowboys and cowgirls...

Montana Patrick, of the Wynona Round Up Club, runs the barrels during practice last Tuesday night. The WRUC is gearing up for the upcoming rodeo season with practices at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

Gearing up for rodeo season

Apr 29, 2015 12:05pm

Montana Patrick, of the Wynona Round Up Club, runs the barrels during practice last Tuesday night. The WRUC is gearing up for the upcoming rodeo season with practices at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and...

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