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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,...

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State test scores mixed for local school districts

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

The Oklahoma State Board of Education released the A-F school report cards last Wednesday afternoon, showing mixed results for Osage County school districts.

The controversial — and some say...

Campers organize effort to keep Hulah’s Wah-Sha-She Park open

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

Don Cox does not recall the first time he went camping at Hulah Lake, but he has been told it was some four decades ago when he was six months old.

He remembers plenty of Hulah Lake camping...

Public hearing set Monday on realigning of Grandview

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

The Pawhuska City Council will hold a public hearing Monday to discuss plans for closing a short stretch of Grandview Avenue as part of a road realignment proposal by the Osage Nation.


Shown in Photo Wind Farm site near Burbank and Shidler. “The nacelle is the unit containing the generator and all of the equipment needed to produce electricity,” Bill Sweeden, a representative for TradeWind Energy, said. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

TradeWind Energy representative speaks to Kiwanians

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

Bill Sweeden, a representative of TradeWind Energy Inc., spoke to the Pawhuska Kiwanis Club on Sept. 10 about the latest news about the wind farm construction in Osage County.

His brother...

It is estimated that more than 125 members of the Pawhuska First United Methodist Church gathered for this photo in front of the church building on Saturday. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

Record numbers celebrate church’s 125th

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

When the Pawhuska Methodists decide to celebrate, they do it in style! They kicked off their 125th anniversary last Saturday with lots of food and activities for all ages.


Verdigris Valley gets USDA loan guarantee

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm

Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative has received a $21 million federal loan guarantee that will help improve its delivery of electric power in rural areas.

U.S. Department of Agriculture...

District Court proceedings

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 2:36pm


September 22

Kenneth Brett Cooper, Skiatook — DUI with blood-alcohol content of .08 or more - Great bodily injury.

Pearson Leon Oneal, Skiatook — Burglary in the second...

Jury acquits ex-coach Gilkey in felony embezzlement trial

Sep 19, 2014 7:15pm

Scotty Ray Gilkey was found innocent of embezzlement Friday following a felony trial that concluded an agonizing, two-year ordeal for the former Pawhuska football coach.

An Osage County...

Shown in the photo (L-R): Pawhuska Police Chief Scott Laird, Pawhuska Police Officer Justin Garrison, Rodney Timms, and Sgt. Steve Talburt Osage County Sheriff’s Dept. School Resource Officer. Jack Buzbee/Journal Capital

Businessman travels state in 18-wheeler to raise awareness about child abuse

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

On Sept. 10, businessman Rodney Timms, owner of Western Flyer Express, who is a child abuse survivor, stopped in Pawhuska with his 18-wheeler as part of his 77-county tour of Oklahoma to raise...

Topping the view from North Grandview Avenue is the Osage Nation Welcome Center, which is currently under construction. A realignment of Grandview in the vicinity of the new ON building was recently approved by the Pawhuska City Council. Mike Erwin/Journal-Capital

Grandview realignment in tune with campus plan

Sep 17, 2014 12:06pm

Traffic will soon cease to flow along an existing stretch of Grandview Avenue as part of a road re-design prompted by Campus Master Plan improvements for the Osage Nation Tribal Headquarters.

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