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Gov. Mary Fallin talks about Oklahoma’s economy during Monday’s State of the State address Nathan Thompson/Journal-Capital

Governor focuses on overhauling state tax codes

Feb 03, 2016 12:05pm

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin proposed changes to state sales tax exemptions and use taxes, as well as applying a new tax on cigarettes Monday as legislators started dealing with at least a $...

ON offers to buy ranch

Feb 03, 2016 12:05pm

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Kennedy Building auction plans delayed

Dec 16, 2015 12:06pm

The Osage County Commission agreed Monday to delay plans for disposing of a vacant downtown building until a select committee has moved further along with its study of Courthouse Renovation...

City’s trash pickup system due changes

Dec 16, 2015 12:06pm

Changes in municipal trash collection services are due to take effect early next year, local officials announced recently.

Letters received by City of Pawhuska utility customers early this...

Longtime Rural Water District No. 21 board member Tom Head Jr., right, visits with RWD #21 President James Miller during a Thursday retirement party held for Head in Grainola. Photo submitted by Melanie Miller

Retirement event held for RWD No. 21 veteran

Dec 16, 2015 12:06pm

Rural Water District No. 21 honored Tom Head Jr. for 44 years of dedicated service on the water district’s board during a reception held Thursday, Dec. 10, at the water office in Grainola.


2 file for 2 city seats, Holcombe will join council

Dec 16, 2015 12:06pm

Steven L. Holcombe will be joining the Pawhuska City Council, which also is to have the continued service of five-year member Roger Taylor.

Holcombe, a 58-year-old local attorney, was the...

County appoints members to committee studying Osage County Courthouse

Dec 09, 2015 12:05pm

Osage County’s Board of Commissioners recently completed the appointment of a seven-member committee to study issues related to the physical condition of the Osage County Courthouse.


Jurisdictional issue raised in Osage County murder case

Dec 09, 2015 12:05pm

Jurisdictional challenges have been raised over Osage County charges filed in the slaying of Pawhuskan Rick Holt.

Local brothers Jeremy and Tyler Reece are charged with first-degree murder,...

Local candidate filing concludes Wednesday

Dec 09, 2015 12:05pm

Midway through the filing period, one candidate had declared for both Pawhuska City Council positions up for election, as well as the one open seat on the Pawhuska Board of Education.

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The winners of the 2015 contests for Lil’ Miss Christmas, Kenady Drummond, on left, and Lil’ Mr. Christmas, Brayden Smith, at right, were announced Saturday during a ceremony at the First United Methodist Church. ESA sponsors the annual contests for the benefit of St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

Winners announced from Saturday events

Dec 09, 2015 12:05pm

Winning entries from Saturday night’s “CHRISTmas in the Osage: The Reason for the Season” Parade of Lights were:

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1st place — Sisters Attic

2nd place — Acadia Family...

Local lawman joins hall of fame

Dec 09, 2015 12:05pm

George Wayman, whose name has become synonymous with the Osage County Sheriff’s Office, will be officially enshrined as a member of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame on Saturday.


City workers decorate a Christmas tree in downtown Pawhuska on Dec. 4. The photo was taken by Pam Crawford as she watched from her office at Drummond Law. Pam Crawford/Submitted photo

Pawhuska’s Christmas tree

Dec 09, 2015 12:05pm

City workers decorate a Christmas tree in downtown Pawhuska on Dec. 4. The photo was taken by Pam Crawford as she watched from her office at Drummond Law.

Pam Crawford/Submitted photo

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