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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Dec 17, 2014 12:06pm

(Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. The work of veteran newsman Francis...

Keep Judge Kane

Oct 29, 2014 12:05pm

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Kicking the can down the road

Oct 02, 2013 12:07pm

What’s the only thing more certain than Ben Franklin’s “death and taxes?” Why, it’s a congressional deadlock over spending or an increased federal debt ceiling. And what’s so predictable about...

Obamacare’s Gettysburg moment

Oct 02, 2013 12:07pm

President Abraham Lincoln spoke at the dedication of the cemetery at the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg in 1863.

He wasn’t the keynote speaker. He only spoke for two minutes. The main...

Like it or not, ObamaCare the law of the land

Oct 02, 2013 12:07pm

HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody?

President Obama declared ObamaCare the law of the land in a speech Tuesday. Civil disobedience is widespread. Many Americans would rather...

Pawhuska’s Red Hat Society Chapter Company of Wayward Saints enjoys their first meeting at the Prairie Dog. Pictured from left are Connie Wood, Jo Johnson, Joan Core, Patty Gambill, Barbara McVey, Geraldine Enyart, Prairie Dog owner Marlene Mosley, Vi Harris, Kathryn Swan and Sherry Williams.

Pawhuska’s Red Hat Society meets the Prairie Dog

Updated: Sep 25, 2013 2:31pm

Pawhuska’s Red Hat Society “The Company of Wayward Saints” (COWS) reconvened last Tuesday at the Prairie Dog. Hostesses were Geraldine Enyart and Patty Gambill, who also had the distinction of...

Among Geraldine Enyart’s unique collection was this beautiful ceramic swan that she graciously relinquished to JC Correspondent Kathryn Swan. Enyart is standing next to a small sampling of the plants making up her backyard.

Local green thumb gives readers a glimpse of her backyard oasis

Updated: Sep 18, 2013 1:08pm

Pawhuska and Osage County are blessed to have so many talented and creative individuals. The number of blue ribbons awarded during the recent County fair is testimony to that. Today’s column is...

In this Aug. 6, file photo, Veronica, the child at the center of a national adoption dispute, is shown at the Cherokee Nation Jack Brown Center in Tahlequah, Okla. AP Photo/Tulsa World, Mike Simons, File

What about Veronica?

Updated: Sep 11, 2013 3:19pm

In a perfect world, daddies do not give up their babies.

Neither do mommies.

In a perfect world, adoptive parents aren’t needed because there are no children who need their love. They...

A special type of Grandparent’s Day celebration

Updated: Sep 11, 2013 4:56pm

When my seven-year old twin granddaughter, Finley, called me last week, she was insistent that I join her and her two brothers for an early-morning breakfast celebrating Grandparent’s Day. The...

US has big decision to make on Syria

Sep 04, 2013 12:17pm

BEVERLY HILLS — God bless America, and how’s everybody?

President Obama on Thursday hadn’t decided if the U.S. will strike Syria. He wants to launch a strike in the middle of a civil war...

The Oklahoman: Food stamp fraud not something to be dismissed

Sep 04, 2013 12:06pm

Food stamp fraud is on the rise nationally. Yet Matt Bruenig, writing for The American Prospect, proclaims fraud is “not even a problem” and “totally fine.”

“I don’t care about it and...

Muskogee Phoenix: Sharia law amendment a waste

Sep 04, 2013 12:06pm

Having the public vote on whether to ban state courts from considering international or Islamic law when deciding cases was a waste of taxpayer money.

Oklahomans approved State Question 755...

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