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Sen. Eddie Fields

Legislative session moving along

Updated: May 02, 2016 12:51pm

The Legislative session is moving along as we enter into the 12th week. This coming Thursday, April 21, is the deadline for consideration of House bills by the full Senate and vice versa. For many...

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Vaughan: Tax code must be revised to recapture funds

Feb 10, 2016 12:06pm

Since I am a committee chair and sit on the Appropriations and Budget Natural Resources and Regulatory Committee, I am one of about 30 who help Gov. Mary Fallin with the budget. Revenue...

Stop the violence

Oct 21, 2015 2:26pm

Hundreds of purple and white flags adorn the state Capitol grounds to help raise awareness of domestic violence and Oklahoma’s many victims. Our state is no stranger to this type of violence as...

A model rocket takes off from the launch pad at Pawhuska Municipal Airport during High Frontier 12, the annual science-and-education weekend hosted Sept. 26-27 by Tulsa Rocketry Club in cooperation with the City of Pawhuska, Chamber of Commerce and Pawhuska Public Schools. Club officials said this year’s event was the most successful ever. See related letter. Jack Buzbee/J-C correspondent

Rocketry Club launches successful event

Updated: Oct 14, 2015 4:46pm

Thanks for helping us make High Frontier 12 our most successful event ever. We had participants from all over Oklahoma, as well as southeast Kansas, northwest Arkansas and even some from the...

It’s the price of oil, not the regulations

Sep 30, 2015 12:05pm

Judge Frizzell ruled. The gallery cheered and laughed. The Earth groaned, the healing it had hoped for was put on hold.

To quote the words of William Jennings Bryan: “destroy the cities and...

Requesting open design on next bridge project

Updated: May 13, 2015 3:55pm

The new bridge in town over Bird Creek is a wonderful improvement over the old bridge in every respect except one — we can no longer see the water! Would it be possible to have an open design for...

Enjoying the delectable selection of goodies for Saturday’s Tea for Two, from left, are Dennis Robbins, husband of OSU Extension Educator Donna Robbins, along with Vickie Robbins, Yvonna Garrett, Lou Ann Christian, Randy Fuqua, Gladys Beuchler and Frances Quillen. The event was sponsored by the Osage County OHCE and held in the Ag Building at the Osage County Fairgrounds. Kathryn Swan/J-C Correspondent

‘Tea for Two’ provides venue of ‘Organization 101’

Updated: Apr 23, 2015 10:18am

I was privileged Saturday to be the guest speaker for a remarkable group of Osage County women, the OHCE, an acronym for Osage County Home and Community Education, formerly known as Home...

Keeping the EPA honest

Mar 25, 2015 12:05pm

In western Oklahoma, we’re no strangers to regulatory overreach from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Farmers, ranchers and small businesses are often surprised to find themselves the...

Local coach thanks community

Mar 04, 2015 12:06pm

The Pawhuska track and field team hosted a baked potato dinner and silent auction on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at First United Methodist Church. The event was put on to raise necessary funds for the...

Eating the Frog — Why multitasking doesn’t work

Feb 11, 2015 2:24pm

The Pawhuska Chamber’s recent “Food for Thought” series proved a great kickoff for the New Year! Holding true to their goal of providing professional development and a meaningful networking...

4-day school week is ill-advised

Feb 05, 2015 9:52am

Hope is not a method. In 26 years of military service to three different wars, Hurricane Katrina and the Moore tornado, I learned that lesson and a few others the hard way, more than once. The...


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