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According to a “body cam” video, which appears to have been filmed by Pawhuska Police Officer William McDaniel, City Manager Paul McAlexander, pictured here, advises officers to take City Attorney Jess Worten to the police department and to keep him there until his wife can come pick him up. Watch the video:

City manager reprimanded by council for intervention in Worten DUI arrest

Jul 30, 2014 12:06pm

Pawhuska City Manager Paul McAlexander will be suspended for two weeks, without pay, for his actions during a recent drunk-driving incident involving another municipal official.

The Pawhuska...

Longtime Osage County rancher Frederick Drummond (at center with plaque) was named the Oklahoma Cattleman’s Association “Cattleman of the Year” during the OCA’s 62nd annual convention last weekend in Midwest City. The award, presented by Mike Johnson of Dupont Crop Services (far left) was developed to recognize beef producers who have made significant contributions to the OCA and beef production. Drummond is surrounded by family members including his wife Janet (to his immediate right), son Ford (pictured third from left) and his wife Vanessa, and their three children.

Drummond honored by cattlemen

Updated: Jul 30, 2014 1:35pm

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Natural gas prices slide on improved storage levels

Jul 16, 2014 12:06pm

After 12 straight weeks of above-average natural gas storage gains, prices are slipping along with concern about possible shortages this winter.

Despite the gains, however, the country is...

OCC gets ready for public input on wind, solar issues

Jul 16, 2014 12:06pm

Oklahomans interested in the placement of wind farms and the upcoming regulation of rooftop solar panel customers will get a chance to weigh in on those issues soon at the Corporation Commission...

Chief Standing Bear With his blanket just before the Inauguration

Moments captured during inauguration

Jul 09, 2014 2:29pm

Inauguration ceremonies were held last week for the new Principal Chief of the Osage Nation Geoffrey Standing Bear and other winning candidates from the tribe’s June general elections.


Barrel racer Chelsea Reed Evans participates in a Saturday play day at the Wynona Round Up Club Arena. Riders and ropers from all around the region are making final preparations for next week’s International Roundup Clubs Cavalcade, which runs next Tuesday through Sunday at the Osage County Fairgrounds Arena. The Pawhuska Round Up Club will host a warm-up for the 68th-annual amateur rodeo this Saturday night at the local arena, where horsemanship competitions for Cavalcade Queen contestants are scheduled on Monday night. Jack Buzbee/Journal-Capital

68th annual Cavalcade to begin with Saturday warm ups

Updated: Jul 09, 2014 2:29pm

“The World’s Largest Amateur Rodeo” returns here next week for a 68th straight year as the International Roundup Clubs’ Cavalcade 2014 runs Monday through Sunday, July 14-20, in the arena at...

Streetscape funds approved, focus on downtown beautification

Updated: Jul 09, 2014 2:29pm

City officials have been notified that funding is finally available for the initial phase of Streetscape beautification projects in downtown Pawhuska.

In March 2013, the Oklahoma Department...

Jesi Tatum, who has been chosen as the new Administrator for Pawhuska Hospital, spoke to the Pawhuska Kiwanis Club on July 2. (L-R) Jesi Tatum, Pawhuska Hospital Governing Board member Nancy Woodyard and Pawhuska Hospital Governing Board President James Hager, who was Kiwanian of the day. Roseanne McKee/J-C Correspondent

New Pawhuska Hospital administrator named

Updated: Jul 09, 2014 2:29pm

On July 2, James Hager, President of the Governing Board of the Pawhuska Hospital, announced to the Pawhuska Kiwanis Club that Jesi Tatum has been chosen as the new Pawhuska Hospital Administrator...

Voter registration deadline is August 1

Updated: Jul 09, 2014 2:29pm

Aug. 1 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the Aug. 26 Democratic Runoff Primary Election, Osage County Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner said...

Around the County

Updated: Jul 09, 2014 2:29pm


The Cavalcade will be July 15-20. Entertainment lineup features: Jason Savory Band on Tuesday, Two Steps Back on Wednesday, Josh Abbott Band on Thursday, Jason...

Osage County Court proceedings

Updated: Jul 09, 2014 2:29pm


July 3

Jimmy Carroll Rankin — Possession of controlled dangerous substance in presence of a minor under 12 or within 1,000 feet of park or school.

July 2


City to implement broad smoking ban

Updated: Jul 09, 2014 4:48pm

An expansive anti-smoking ordinance passed by the Pawhuska City Council on Monday takes aim at electronic vapor devices as well as all tobacco products.

When the ordinance goes into effect...

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