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Pawhuska School Board narrowly votes down proposal 3-2

Updated: Mar 25, 2015 12:13pm

Following approximately 45 minutes of intense final discussions, the Pawhuska Board of Education voted Monday to maintain the traditional five-day class week for next school year.

The 3-2...

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Former Pawhuska mayor and city council member Jim Weigant, pictured in this 2013 file photograph inside his downtown pharmacy, died over the weekend.

Civic leader Jim Weigant dies

Feb 05, 2015 9:50am

Funeral services were scheduled Wednesday for Jim Weigant, a longtime community leader who passed away Saturday — one day before he would have celebrated his 62nd birthday.

Weigant, a former...

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....


Feb 05, 2015 9:51am


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Superintendent Dixie Hurd

We are promoting a decorating contest for Valentine’s Day. Students are encouraged to decorate the halls. The student...

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...

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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...

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...

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