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McAlexander to retire; enters not guilty plea

Aug 29, 2014 1:15pm

An announcement that Paul McAlexander is retiring concluded a month-long series of closed-door sessions at which Pawhuska City Council members considered taking disciplinary action against the...

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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...

Access roads to future windmill-turbine locations at TradeWind Energy’s Osage Wind development are seen from just north of the U.S. 60 junction on State Highway 18. Transmission lines will connect the turbines to the existing station facility. Current plans call for sale of power generated by the Osage Wind project to the Associated Electric Cooperative of Missouri. Another proposed TradeWind project, Mustang Run, would be located just east of Osage Wind. Jack Buzbee/Journal-Capital

TradeWind sticking with plans

Updated: Jul 02, 2014 2:46pm

Tradewind Energy is pushing ahead with plans for two wind-farm developments in Osage County as it awaits a ruling on an appeal of a recent decision which denied the company a permit needed to...

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Harris pleads guilty to rape, kidnapping

Jul 02, 2014 2:30pm

Sentencing is scheduled in late August for a 28-year-old Pawhuska man who recently pleaded guilty in Osage County District Court to the rape and kidnapping of a former girlfriend in April 2013....

Osage Nation executive staff announced

Jul 02, 2014 2:31pm

Incoming Osage Nation Chief Geoffrey M. Standing Bear has announced the new executive staff of the Osage Nation Executive Branch.

“Assistant Chief-Elect Raymond Redcorn and I sought to...

Abbott and Costello’s classic comedy dialogue about “Who’s on first?” and “What’s on second?” takes on new meaning as a drilling rig is installed at the Pawhuska High School softball field recently. Capping operations were undertaken by the Osage Nation Minerals Council after gas was found to be leaking from the abandoned well, which was located underneath the middle part of the diamond. Summer league games that were scheduled to be played at the field last week were switched to alternate sites. Plugging of the well had been completed by late last week. It is hoped that repairs to the playing field will be completed before the PHS Lady Huskies open their regular season later this month. Mike Erwin/Journal Capital

What’s on second?

Jul 02, 2014 2:29pm

Abbott and Costello’s classic comedy dialogue about “Who’s on first?” and “What’s on second?” takes on new meaning as a drilling rig is installed at the Pawhuska High School softball field...

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