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Cable mishap disrupts local communications

Mar 03, 2015 3:15pm

Most Pawhuska-area residents were left without telephone and internet service for several hours last Wednesday, Feb. 25, after an AT&T fiber­-optic cable was accidentally severed by...

ALCO completes close-down

Feb 25, 2015 12:05pm

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Patricia Wilson

Patricia Wilson talks of importance of education, parental involvement

Feb 05, 2015 9:51am

Pawhuska School Board candidate, Patricia Wilson was the speaker at the regular Kiwanis Club meeting on Jan. 28.

“I just want to be a voice for our kids and our parents and anybody who wants...

Matthew Gray

Matthew Gray speaks to Kiwanis about his qualifications

Feb 05, 2015 9:51am

On Jan. 21, Matthew Gray, spoke to the Kiwanis Club about his candidacy for Pawhuska School Board.

“I was born and raised here. My parents are Margo Gray and Shannon McGuire.”

A 1996...

Tom Boone Jr.

Board incumbent Tom Boone says experience will benefit district

Feb 05, 2015 9:51am

Tom Boone Jr. has drawn challenges from two other candidates next Tuesday, Feb. 10, in his quest for re-election to a second term as the holder of Seat No. 5 on the Pawhuska Board of Education....

Around The County

Feb 05, 2015 9:50am


Pawhuska Public Library is hosting the healthy lifestyle video conference program beginning this week.

According to Head Librarian Lu King, the program is...

Talee Redcorn not subject of any ethics complaints

Updated: Feb 05, 2015 9:50am

Osage Minerals Council member Talee Redcorn was not the subject in any of the ethics complaints filed Jan. 20 by Osage Nation Attorney General Jeff Jones.

A story in last week’s Journal-...

Travis Finley revealed Monday that he intends to step down “in the next two or three months” from his position as Pawhuska’s Ward 4 City Councilman. The Rev. Finley, who also serves as chaplain of the council, has held the seat for nine years. Finley drew no opposition when he filed for re-election late last year. His new term is due to begin in May.

City council to consider meeting schedule changes

Updated: Feb 05, 2015 9:50am

Pawhuska City Council is considering cutting its monthly meeting schedule in half, as well as switching the regular meeting day from Monday to Tuesday.

During a regularly-scheduled gathering...

Beaver can cause serious problems in pond dams

Updated: Feb 05, 2015 9:51am

STILLWATER – Not only do they build their own, but beaver can cause significant structural damage to pond dams.

Dam problems can turn into big problems.

“The typical Oklahoma farm pond...

This semester OSU Students will design and build a tiny house of 150 - 200 sq. ft. as part of their third-year architecture design class. Hank Benson of Benson Lumber in Pawhuska, shown on the far right, will provide all of the materials. Students are shown in front of a tiny house constructed by Rick Geisler and Benson on Lynn Ave. in Pawhuska. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

18 OSU architecture students to build tiny house

Updated: Feb 05, 2015 9:51am

Hank Benson, third generation owner of Benson Lumber in Pawhuska, is helping a group of 18 third-year architectural students at Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater with their design/...

Some precincts closed for upcoming school election

Updated: Feb 05, 2015 9:51am

Osage County Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner says the Pawhuska I2 School District has opted to close Precincts 102, 103, 110, 111, 113, 301 and 306 in Osage County for its Pawhuska I2...

Jim Weigant, and his wife Ellen, pose inside their store, Weigants’ Pharmacy, in downtown Pawhuska. Jim Weigant, a former Pawhuska City Council member and mayor, died this weekend just one day shy of his 62nd birthday.

Former Pawhuska mayor, long-time pharmacy owner Jim Weigant dies

Updated: Feb 02, 2015 11:14am

James Michael Weigant, Sr., one day shy of age 62, died in his home of a sudden heart attack on Jan. 31, 2015.

James, best known by all as “Jim,” was born in Portland, Oregon on Feb. 1, 1953...

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