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Kissing Captain Trent Barnett carefully crowns 2015 PHS Basketball Homecoming Queen Andie Sweeden during Friday’s pre-game coronation in Oren Terrill Field House. Among the Huskie players partaking of the ceremony is Trey Redeagle (left foreground), who is standing behind the awestricken ringbearer and flower girl, Cade O’Rourke and Daisy Mae Garnett. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

PHS Basketball Homecoming

Updated: Jan 21, 2015 2:39pm

Basketball Royalty

Pictured are Pawhuska High School Basketball Homecoming Royalty. On the front row is flower girl Daisy Mae Garnett, from left left, and crown bearer, Cade O’Rourke; middle...

Construction is progressing on a new Wynona Assembly of God Church building. The structure will replace the former church buidling that was destroyed by fire on Nov. 30, 2013. Arson was suspected in the blaze, which may have been set in an attempt to cover up a burglary that netted a guitar and amplifier. Church members had continued to hold services by moving them to an adjacent gymnasium. Jack Buzbee/J-C Correspondent

New church rising

Jan 21, 2015 12:06pm

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Opponents of wind farms hold information session

Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

Just hours after the first industrial wind turbine was completed Monday in Osage County, opponents of two area wind-energy developments vowed to continue their efforts to halt construction of the...

Judge orders permit for wind farm

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

Rotor blades were installed Monday on the first turbine to be completed at the Osage Wind energy project site 20 miles west of Pawhuska.

Over the past week, approximately a dozen of the 400-...

Tax breaks for energy companies have soared since 2010. This drilling rig is pictured in Garfield County. Billy Hefton/Enid News & Eagle

State business tax breaks more than double

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 1:44pm

Key industry tax breaks in Oklahoma have more than doubled over the past four years and are now costing the state well over half a billion dollars a year, state records show.

The two dozen...

District Court Proceedings

Nov 19, 2014 1:45pm

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

CRIMINAL FELONIES

November 13

Jodee Chance Bennett, Skiatook — Domestic assault and battery by...

Deputy position filled in emergency services

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 1:45pm

A current county employee has been named to become the deputy director of Osage County’s Emergency Management/Safety Department, it was announced last week.

Katherine “Katie” Davis — who has...

DHS helps low-income Oklahomans with heating costs this winter

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 1:45pm

OKLAHOMA CITY — A limited amount of winter heating assistance funds will be made available across the state through the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which is...

The first sections of 400-feet towers began going up last week on the prairies west of Pawhuska for Osage Wind, an energy-production project. The 150-megawatt wind farm is to include 94 turbines scattered over approximately 10,000 acres along U.S. Highway 60 near Burbank. Jack Buzbee/Pawhuska Journal-Capital

Judge rules in favor of area wind project

Nov 13, 2014 10:30am

A district court judge has ordered an Osage County regulatory board to grant a permit allowing for construction of a second wind energy development west of Pawhuska.

Mustang Run Wind Project...

In spite of years of legal maneuvering between wind energy companies and opponents, wind farm construction is underway in western Osage County. This photo was captured last week approximately 13 miles west of Pawhuska, near the Shidler turnoff. Kathryn Swan/Pawhuska Journal-Capital

Monday night meeting set for contentious wind energy issue

Nov 12, 2014 1:10pm

A coalition of Osage County citizens has scheduled a public meeting on industrial wind factories for Monday evening.

Protect Osage Coalition will be offering information on the wind-energy...

Tight County Commission District One results draw additional scrutiny

Nov 12, 2014 1:11pm

A vote recount is to be conducted Friday in the disputed race for District One Osage County Commissioner, according to Election Board Secretary Andrea Conner.

On general election night last...

Bison are herded into pens Thursday during the annual Bison Roundup on the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve near Pawhuska. For 21 consecutive years, the fall roundup has brought the native bovine stock in to be examined, doctored and either returned to the open range or separated out as part of the preserve’s carefully planned herd-management program.

Tallgrass Prairie Preserve bison roundup underway

Nov 12, 2014 1:11pm

Under a full moon and just before sunrise, the familiar sound of rolling thunder rumbled across the Osage as the annual Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Bison Roundup got underway last Thursday.

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