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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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Voters can see sample ballots online or at Election Board office

Oct 15, 2014 12:05pm

Sample ballots now are available at the Osage County Election Board office for voters who want to get a preview of what will be at stake in the General Election on Nov. 4.

Sample ballots are...

Injuries reported in Osage County traffic accident

Updated: Oct 15, 2014 12:06pm

A Pawhuska man was reportedly injured following an accident in rural Osage County on Oct. 8.

According to reports from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 11:12 p.m....

Children also participate in the Indian Dance competitions at the National Indian Taco Championship held last weekend in downtown Pawhuska. Jack Buzbee/Journal-Capital

Former champion repeats at annual National Indian Taco festival

Oct 08, 2014 12:06pm

The top prize at the National Indian Taco Championships may start being called “Monie’s money.”

Defending champion Ramona “Monie” Horsechief was awarded the $1,500 first prize again Saturday...

OCHS Museum Director Barbara Pease proudly displays a $1,000 check presented to the Historical Museum to establish the Janet Jech Loftis Book Fund. Looking on is OCHS Secretary Patty Gambill who is displaying just one of the hundreds of colorful books available in the Museum’s Book Store. Kathryn Swan/J-C Correspondent

Local establishes OCHS Book Fund

Oct 08, 2014 12:06pm

When Pawhuskan Janet Jech Loftis learned the Osage County Historical Society’s book store had a hold on purchasing new books, she opted to do something about it.

OCHS Director Barbara Pease...

District court proceedings

Oct 08, 2014 12:05pm

CRIMINAL FELONIES

Oct. 2

James Keith Tillery, Skiatook — Domestic assault and battery resulting in great bodily harm.

Oct. 1

Kenneth Joshua Letzkus, Wynona — Endangering...

A Solar Flare Up rocket launches during the High Frontier 11 event Saturday at Pawhuska Airport. Flight altitude was reported at 5,020 feet. Jack Buzbee/Journal-Capital

Rockets soar over Pawhuska airport

Oct 01, 2014 12:06pm

High Frontier 11 concluded three days of successful amateur rocket launches Sunday at Pawhuska Municipal Airport.

Model rocket flights began at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday and continued...

No vote on Grandview request

Oct 01, 2014 12:06pm

In a roundabout-yet-decisive way, the Pawhuska City Council denied proposals Monday which would have closed a section of Grandview Avenue to facilitate a traffic circle-enhanced realignment of the...

Indian Taco Festival returns here Saturday

Oct 01, 2014 12:05pm

The National Indian Taco Championship is scheduled this Saturday in downtown Pawhuska.

This year’s 10th-annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors pay $5 to judge the entries...

OCIC receives 2014 USDE School Climate Transformation grant

Oct 01, 2014 12:05pm

The Osage County Interlocal Cooperative is the recipient of a 2014 USDE School Climate Transformation grant.

To help keep students safe and improve their learning environments, the U.S....

Births

Oct 01, 2014 12:05pm

Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville released the following information on local births:

• A boy was born Sept. 12 to Stephanie McCracken, of Pawhuska.

• A girl was born Sept....

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