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The two candidates for Osage County District One Commissioner, Randall Jones (left) and Bob Jackson (center), watched Friday as local election officials recounted the more than 3,500 votes from the Nov. 4 general election. A day-long recount confirmed the re-election of Democratic incumbent Jackson by 43 votes over his Republican challenger. Osage County Election Board member Becky Blackwood (standing) supervises handling of the ballots by precinct workers Dee Chambers (on her right) and Kathy Scott (to her left). With their backs to the camera, precinct workers Macy Strom and Ginny Sutton are recording the results. Jack Buzbee/Journal-Capital

Recount confirms Jackson as winner

Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

A day-long recount Friday confirmed incumbent Bob Jackson as winner of the Nov. 4 general election for the District One seat on the Osage County Commission.

Jackson, a Democrat from Grainola...

Judge orders permit for wind farm

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

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Retiring Court Clerk Angie Bruce proudly displays this beautiful engraved clock which was a gift from the Osage County Commissioners and other elected officials. From left are Treasurer Sally Hulse, Bruce and District 2 Commissioner Scott Hilton. Kathryn Swan/J-C Correspondent

Angie Bruce honored at retirement

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 2:52pm

After 32 years of public service, retiring Court Clerk Angie Bruce is not saying goodbye. She prefers instead to say, “I’ll see you later. I still want to know what’s going on. So, I plan to...

Interim city manager speaks to Kiwanians

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 2:52pm

The Interim Pawhuska City Manager, Mike McCartney, who replaced the previous City Manager when her retired recently, spoke to the Pawhuska Kiwanis Club on Oct. 29.

Before accepting the...

Around the County

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 2:52pm


Pawhuska High School’s football team will hold its Community Dinner on Thursday at the Elks Lodge. The public is invited to join the Huskie players for the chicken-...

District Court Proceedings

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 2:52pm


November 3

Robert John Budkis, Oilton — Assault on an emergency medical technician, threaten to perform act of violence.

Chase Alan Flaming, Pawhuska — Burglary...


Updated: Nov 05, 2014 2:52pm

Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville released the following information on a recent local birth:

• A girl was born on Oct. 27, 2014, to Joel and Maritess Franklin, of Pawhuska.

PHS Football Homecoming 2014

Updated: Oct 30, 2014 1:31pm

2014 ~ 2015 Homecoming Royalty

Pictured at right: L-R bottom row:

Sophomore Attendant ~ Madelyn Priest ~ Freshman Attendant ~ Star Sweeden ~ Queen ~ Ashley Youngwolfe ~ Senior...

City, county, state items on ballot

Oct 29, 2014 12:06pm

A handful of Osage County political races and several state contests are on the ballot for the 2014 general election next Tuesday, Nov. 4.

In addition to three state questions to be...

City manager explains municipal questions on ballot

Oct 29, 2014 12:06pm

The Journal-Capital visited with Interim City Manager Mike McCartney about how the four propositions listed on the Nov. 4, ballot will affect Pawhuska.

Two will modify the City Charter and...

Public auctions putting property back on Osage County’s tax rolls

Oct 29, 2014 12:06pm

Recent public auctions of tax-delinquent properties have brought a windfall of real-estate revenue for Osage County.

The transactions should also provide ongoing benefits for county citizens...

District Court Proceedings

Oct 29, 2014 12:05pm

The following criminal cases have been filed recently in Osage County District Court:


October 27

Meshawna Latrice Jones, Tulsa — Child endangerment by driving...

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