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According to a “body cam” video, which appears to have been filmed by Pawhuska Police Officer William McDaniel, City Manager Paul McAlexander, pictured here, advises officers to take City Attorney Jess Worten to the police department and to keep him there until his wife can come pick him up. Watch the video:

City manager reprimanded by council for intervention in Worten DUI arrest

Jul 30, 2014 12:06pm

Pawhuska City Manager Paul McAlexander will be suspended for two weeks, without pay, for his actions during a recent drunk-driving incident involving another municipal official.

The Pawhuska...

Longtime Osage County rancher Frederick Drummond (at center with plaque) was named the Oklahoma Cattleman’s Association “Cattleman of the Year” during the OCA’s 62nd annual convention last weekend in Midwest City. The award, presented by Mike Johnson of Dupont Crop Services (far left) was developed to recognize beef producers who have made significant contributions to the OCA and beef production. Drummond is surrounded by family members including his wife Janet (to his immediate right), son Ford (pictured third from left) and his wife Vanessa, and their three children.

Drummond honored by cattlemen

Updated: Jul 30, 2014 1:35pm

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April 28

Kent Faron Bruner — Public intoxication.

Travis Lane Cosby -—Obstruction officer.

Frank Lee Massey - Public intoxication.

April 29


10 Criminal charges against Dearman, Gray sustained by judge

Updated: Apr 30, 2014 2:24pm

BARTLESVILLE — Court proceedings will continue for a former local financial consultant and a Bartlesville businesswoman charged with multiple counts of embezzlement and conspiracy involving...

New storm siren system being put into operation

Apr 30, 2014 12:06pm

Pawhuska’s municipal storm sirens are nearly as unpredictable as the Oklahoma weather they’re to warn against, according to City Manager Paul McAlexander.

That’s why the city is currently in...

Country musician Phil Vassar will appear in a free concert Saturday night in Pawhuska.

Osage Casino to host free Saturday concert

Apr 30, 2014 2:52pm

Country singer-songwriter Phil Vassar will present a free outdoor concert Saturday night at Osage Casino-Pawhuska.

The all-ages-welcome concert begins at 9 p.m., but music will start at 5 p....

‘Run For The Health Of It’ set for Saturday

Apr 30, 2014 12:06pm

The Osage Nation will hold its sixth-annual “Run For The Health Of It” this Saturday at Ben Johnson Cultural Park.

Starting time is 8 a.m. for the chip-monitored, 5-kilometer run, which...


Apr 30, 2014 12:06pm


April 22

Jimmy Franklin Eastham — Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Christine Ivie Marie Evans — Obstructing officer


Jacob Looney, a 10-year-old in Wynona, stands in front of a truck used by the Wynona Fire Department to fight fires. Jacob sent the WFD a care package of candy and snacks for each firefighter and a handmade sign thanking them for keeping him safe during all the recent fires. Jacob was surprised the next day when the firemen stopped by to pick him up and let him go out on a fire with them. Jacob, who has been losing his eyesight, was allowed to run the lights and siren and he was a happy fireman.

Wynona News

Updated: Apr 30, 2014 2:48pm


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Superintendent Dixie Hurd

Next week marks our last few days of April and into the last month of school. Our seniors will be going on their senior...

Around the County

Apr 30, 2014 12:05pm


The Osage County Republican Party is hosting a meet and greet social from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at Morgan’s Corner Fire Station, on Highway 20 between...

Fire department seeks new recruits, hydrant flushing to begin soon

Apr 30, 2014 12:05pm

Pawhuska Fire Department personnel will begin flushing area fire hydrants on May 12, according to Fire Chief Gip Allen.

The annual hydrant-testing procedures are expected to continue for...

As a vehicle proceeds west along West Main Street, a worker uses a cutting torch during removal of steel sections from the north-side understructure of the Bird Creek Bridge. A $3.5 million rehabilitation of the 56-year-old bridge is scheduled to continue into the fall. JACK BUZBEE/JOURNAL-CAPITAL

U.S. 60 bridge repair work continues

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 3:56pm

Two-way traffic is continuing along the Bird Creek Bridge on West Main Street where workers have begun removing steel sections of the structure as part of a $3.5-million rehabilitation project....

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