Around The County

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital


The Pawhuska Lions Club will host its 2017 spring pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge.

Cost is $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased at the American Heritage Bank drive-through window or from any Pawhuska Lion.

All proceeds benefit local Lions Club projects.


Classic movies are scheduled for special showings on each Saturday in April at the historic Constantine Theater, 110 W. Main.

The Constantine Arts Council is presenting the shows, which are offered for a 50-cent admission fee. Concessions will be available. Showtimes are 5 p.m.

Saturday, “Gulliver’s Travels” will be the featured film. Seymour Kneitel directed this 1939 classic, which has a running time of 77 minutes.

The cinematic offering on April 15, is to be “Attack of the Giant Leeches,” a 1959 B-movie classic starring Ken Clark.

Lassie, the famous Collie, stars in “The Painted Hills,” a 1951 film that will be shown on April 22.

On April 29, the movie adaption of Ernest Hemingway’s novel, “A Farewell to Arms,” is the movie choice. It stars Gary Cooper.


A benefit golf tournament is planned to aid ailing resident Terry Ray Taylor.

Entry fee is $50 per person for the four-man scramble event, which will be April 29 at Pawhuska Golf & Country Club. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. and the tee-off is set for 12:30 p.m. A potluck dinner is to be provided.

Taylor, a father of four, has long been a fixture at Huskie/Lady events.

To sign up, please contact Natasha at 918-671-3865 or via email at


Shidler Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its Easter Egg Hunt April 15.

The 32nd-annual event begins at 1 p.m. at Coussens Park on North Cosden Avenue. Contestants are cautioned to not be late, as the regular allotment of more than 90 dozen eggs tends to disappear quickly. For more information, call 918-793-4171.


The ninth-annual Bridge to Friendship contract bridge festival is scheduled for April 22 at Velma B. Oakes Family Life Center, 620 Leahy Ave., in Pawhuska.

Sponsored by the local chapter of P.E.O. philanthropic educational organization, the tournament will offer two levels of competition — one for beginners and the other for seasoned players. In addition to numerous other prizes, cash will be awarded to the first- and second-place finishers in both divisions.

The Bridge To Friendship entry fee is $25. Checks should be sent to P.E.O. Chapter EM, attn. Lindy Hudson, PO Box 454, Pawhuska, OK 74056. Deadline for being eligible for cancellation refunds is April 8.


HOMINY — Fred Drummond Home will be hosting a Native American Art Exhibit throughout the month of April, featuring paintings, pottery, sculpture, ribbon work and more.

Works by Hominy’s own Cha Tullis and Lisa Weaver and Pawhuska artists Joe Don Brave, Addie Roanhorse, Frank Lorenzo, Dr. Robert Chesbro and Dinette Danielswill be included in the exhibit, which opens Saturday, April 1. There also will be pieces from the Whitehair Memorial near Ralston.

The historic Drummond Home, located at 305 N. Price, is open Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 918-885-2374 for additional information.


KAW CITY — Entries for the upcoming Miss Kaw Lake Pageant are now available from the Kaw Lake Association office.

This year the pageant will be held at the Kaw City Community Center on Saturday, April 22. The pageant theme is “Earth Day.”

The deadline to register for the pageant is Friday, April 7, according to Courtney Allen, the Kaw Lake Assoiciation’s executive director.

Four pageant divisions are open to girls 18 and under. Entry fee is $40. The divisions include: Baby Kaw Lake, for infants to 5 year olds; Little Miss Kaw Lake for ages 6-9; Jr. Miss Kaw Lake, ages 10-14; and Miss Kaw Lake, ages 15 to 18.