Category: Pawhuska People

P.E.O. celebrates 150 years!

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Recently, I noticed a billboard in Bartlesville announcing P.E.O. is celebrating 150 years in existence. This billboard became the catalyst for my interview with a member of P.E.O. With the blessing of its President…

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….