Author Archives: Roseanne McKee

About Roseanne McKee

Journalist who enjoys reporting the community events/news of Pawhuska, Okla. Pawhuska has a rich culture as the home of the Osage Nation. Cattle ranching, the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve and the oil industry are all located near Pawhuska. The people are warm, generous and unpretentious. I love Pawhuska!

Nutcracker Ballet coming to Pawhuska this Christmas Season

By: Roseanne McKee The Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy will host an elegant evening of hor d’oeuvres and dessert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21, at the Elks Lodge in Pawhuska to preview plans to produce the Nutcracker Ballet at … Continue reading

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Osage Ballet Performs and Osage Family Sculpture Unveiled

By: Roseanne McKee The Osage Ballet will hold a special, one-evening performance of Wahzhazhe, an Osage Ballet, on Sept. 8 at the Leach Theatre in Rolla, Mo., at 7:30 p.m. The Leach Theatre, where the Osage Ballet will perform on … Continue reading

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Al J. Kester’s Childhood & Rodeo Days

By: Roseanne McKee Al J. Kester, a resident of Bartlesville since the age of six, was born the son of a bootlegger, but he didn’t let that stop him from having a regular childhood. “I grew up with Butch Donald … Continue reading

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The Bootlegger’s Son

Al J. Kester at his childhood home on Cheyenne Ave. in Bartlesville. By: Roseanne McKee Al J. Kester, a life-time resident of Bartlesville, sat down in his childhood home, to share his memories of growing up with his father — … Continue reading

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Native American Flute Player Serenades at Hominy Gardeners’ Market

By: Roseanne McKee, Hominy Tourism/Economic Development Consultant Native American Plains flute player David Inda from Bartlesville, serenaded Hominy Gardeners’ Market customers as they shopped on Saturday morning from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the corner of Price and Main. Inda … Continue reading

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Skiatook Arts Center to hold exhibit and sale benefitting Osage Ballet

June 12 – 30, the Skiatook Arts Center will present an art exhibition and sale featuring the work of many artists, including, Loren Pahsetopah, Carolyn Mock, Ed Smith, W. Begay, Cha’ Tullis, Ed Smith, and Daniel Ramirez with proceeds benefitting … Continue reading

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Godwin Fey Speaks about the journey that led him to his position as Pawhuska Hospital Administrator

(L-R) Carol Crews, Rotarian of the Day, Eddy Red Eagle, Jr., Rotary Club President, Godwin Fey, Pawhuska Hospital Administrator, Cindy Tillman, Director of Outpatient Services, Cohesive Healthcare By: Roseanne McKee Godwin Fey was the guest speaker at the Pawhuska Rotary … Continue reading

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