Category: Pawhuska People

Childhood Memories

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise One evening when I was in Tulsa with my friends Mark and Linda Simms, they took me to Coney Island — a family-owned restaurant established in 1926. They said the restaurant had special significance…

Grandma Pawhuska

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Hominy resident Carl Blue’s family is full of interesting characters and in this column, I’ll introduce you to several of them. The first is Virgie Elizabeth Stewart, Blue’s grandmother, who lived in the historic…

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 Club recently where he…

The Life of Sally Carroll, a Tribute

By: Roseanne McKee March 22, 2017 Sally Carroll, who owned and managed Sally’s Sandwich Shop at 614 S. Kihekah Ave. for 65 years, died last week at the age of 100. Over the years, I’ve spent many hours talking to Sally Carroll about her…

Tallgrass Praire Preserve announces Renaming to Honor Joseph Williams

Press Release by Tallgrass Prairie Communications Director Katie Hawk PAWHUSKA, OK – More than a quarter century ago, through the leadership of Joseph H. Williams, the dream of many Oklahomans to see a significant piece of the iconic tallgrass prairie in Osage County permanently…

See You at the Pole event in Pawhuska to be held Sept. 23

By: Roseanne McKee This year’s See You at the Pole event in Pawhuska will take place on Sept. 23 at 7:30 a.m. at the high school flag pole, and will continue that evening at 6:30 at Pawhuska First Baptist Church, located at 302 E….

New Art Gallery Opens in Pawhuska

By: Roseanne McKee Bruce Carter, owner of the Tallgrass Art Gallery at 521 Kihekah Ave. spoke to the Kiwanis Club recently about his new gallery, the path he travelled to become an artist and what led him to choose Pawhuska. “When I was in…

Osage Ballet to Perform during Papal visit to Philadelphia

By: McKee PR Advertising & Design for the Osage Ballet The prayer scene from Wahzhazhe an Osage Ballet, which tells the history of the Osage people through ballet, will be performed at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia at the Festival of Families…

New Warden of Dick Conner Correctional Center speaks to Pawhuska Kiwanis Club

By: Roseanne McKee Janet Dowling, the new warden at Dick Conner Correctional Center (DCCC), was the guest speaker at the Pawhuska Kiwanis Club’s regular meeting on July 8 at Title VI on the Osage Campus. Dowling is one of just four female wardens in…

2015 Osage County Cattlemen’s Association Convention & Tour Highlights

By: Roseanne McKee The Osage County Cattlemen’s Association (OCCA) held its 81st annual convention June 18-20. The convention kicked off June 18, with an evening art show hosted by the Arts and Preservation in the Osage in the Drummond Building located at the corner…

Pawhuskan speaks at Okla. Historic Preservation Conference

By: Roseanne McKee Oklahoma Preservation Society has asked Bruce Smith of Pawhuska to speak on June 4 at 3 p.m., about his rehabilitation project in historic downtown Pawhuska at the State of Oklahoma’s 27th annual Historic Preservation Conference being held June 3 – 5…

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy Releases a New Video about their latest project!

Check out Dance Maker’s new video by clicking the link below! The password is: osageballet2015