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Tallgrass Prairie Preserve celebrates 25 years

Oct 23, 2014 10:30am

The 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve was held last Friday at the conservation facility north of Pawhuska.

Hosted by the Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma, the “...

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Renovation plan could save historic downtown building

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

Pawhuska’s endangered Triangle Building may yet survive to see its second hundred years.

A spokesman for a group of investors entrusted with saving the deteriorating downtown centerpiece...

G.F.W.C. Heeko President Debbie Reed Releases balloons to celebrate the Library’s 100th Anniversary. The Pawhuska Women’s Club, a forerunner of the G.F.W.C. Heeko, was instrumental in founding the library. Pictured from left to right are Kathleen Auschwitz, Yvonne Rose, Joyce Ward, Georgia Christenson, Councilman Mark Buchanan, Ron Reed, Lu King, two unidentified guests, Julia Wilson, Debbie Reed and Jim Wilson. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

Pawhuska Library marks 100th anniversary

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

Pawhuska City Councilman Mark Buchanan presented Mayor Roger Taylor’s official Proclamation that recognized the Library’s 100th Birthday. City Librarian Lu King said, “Councilman Buchanan did an...

Garen Kirk, standing on right, is sworn in as a new member of the Pawhuska City Council. City Attorney W. Robert Wilson conducts the official ceremony during a regular meeting Monday. Watching the ceremony, from left to right, are Councilpersons Cindy Tillman, Mark Buchanan, Mayor Roger Taylor (behind Kirk) and Travis Finley, as well as interim City Manager Michael McCartney. Kirk, a local chirorpractor, was appointed to the Ward 2 seat vacated by Cathy Worten, who resigned in August. Mike Erwin/Journal-Capital

Kirk appointed to Pawhuska City Council, sworn in Monday

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

Garen Kirk is addressed as “Doc” by some Pawhuskans and “Coach” by a whole lot more. He can now be called “Councilman,” as well.

The local chiropractor was sworn in Monday as the Pawhuska...

Feral hogs running wild throughout state

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

STILLWATER — While they are not native to the United States, feral hogs have made Oklahoma their home, and farmers and ranchers have the damage on their property to prove it.

When feral hogs...

Devon Energy announces Science Giants in Osage County

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

The 2014 Devon Energy Science Giants grant competition is under way and currently accepting grant applications from Osage County Schools.

The $10,000 grant recognizes a school that...

Health Department schedules flu vaccine clinics

Oct 22, 2014 12:06pm

The Osage County Health Department announced today its seasonal influenza vaccination clinic schedule for the upcoming flu season. Clinics will begin Oct. 20th.

Clinic days and times are as...

Deadline to request absentee ballots nears

Oct 22, 2014 12:05pm

Less than a week remains for registered voters in Osage County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the November 4 General Election, County Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner...

Osage District Court proceedings

Oct 22, 2014 12:05pm


Oct. 20

Justin David Stump, Pawhuska — Possession of controlled dangerous substance (2 counts).

Oct. 17

Peter Joseph Williams, Ponca City — Possession of...

Located at 100 W. Main St. in the heart of downtown Pawhuska, First National Bank listed $26 million in deposits at the end of June 2014 fiscal period, with total assets of approximately $30 million. Jack Buzbee/Journal-Capital

American Heritage buys FNB

Oct 15, 2014 12:06pm

American Bancorporation, Inc., the holding company for American Heritage Bank, recently announced its pending acquisition of First National Bank of Pawhuska.

In a Friday press release,...

Alco Stores Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, operates 198 discount general merchandise stores in 23 states, including a location at 1457 W. Main St. in Pawhuska.

Alco files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Oct 15, 2014 12:05pm

Alco Stores Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it was reported by various financial and business news wires on Monday.

The company operates 198 discount general merchandise stores in...


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