Around The County

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital


Saturday is

steak night!

The Pawhuska Elks Lodge will have steak night from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Come on out for ribeyes cooked to order, shrimp dinners, hamburgers and hamburger steaks. All meals will be served with either baked potato or fries, salad bar, rolls and dessert. There will be live music starting at 8 p.m.


Dog, cat event

set for Oct. 6

BARNSDALL — A low-cost dog and cat vaccination clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, at Barnsdall City Hall. For The Animals Veterinary Clinic will be holding the clinic.

Pet owners are asked to bring their four-legged friends to the clinic on leashes or in crates or carriers. Rabies vaccines for dogs and cats will be available for $10. Other vaccines are available for $15 each.

The most-expensive option available will be microchipping, which will cost $35 per animal. Other animal-health products will be on sale.

Cash or credit cards will be accepted, but no checks.


Period style show

slated Sept. 22

HOMINY — Friends of the Fred Drummond Home Style Show is set for 10 a.m. on Sept. 22 at the Osage County Co-op building, 207 E. Main, Hominy. Martha Ray of Pawnee will speak about period clothing while her models wear attire from the Civil War era to the mid 1960s. Door prizes, and refreshments served.

Tickets for limited seating available for $12 each. Stop by the Drummond Home or purchase by mail, 305 N. Price, Hominy, OK 74035, or call (918) 885-2374. To learn of upcoming Drummond Home events and exhibits, follow their Facebook page, Frederick Drummond Home of the Oklahoma Historical Society.



deadline nears

The 10th Annual WahZhaZhe Cultural Encampment will be held Oct. 20-21. Registration began Aug. 20. Registration deadline is Sept. 21. Register for the cultural encampment online at or email, or call (918) 287-5555. Some of the guidelines include: In order to register you must be Osage.

Non-Osage parents, spouses, and significant others are encouraged to participate as guests of a registered Osage member.

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

You must agree to complete the orientation and training the morning the adventure begins.

Absolutely, no drugs or alcohol will be allowed during the event.

No onsite registrations will be accepted.

The mission of the WahZhaZhe Cultural Center is to ensure the survival of the WahZhaZhe Nation of people. We will share, preserve, and celebrate the values, teachings and tribal ways that Osage elders entrusted to present and future generations. Strength comes from the commitment of the WahZhaZhe people and the knowledge that the WahZhaZhe Nation is blessed by WaKonDa.

Physical Address: WahZhaZhe Cultural Center, 220 W. Main, Pawhuska, OK 74056. Office phone: (918) 287-5555.


3 speakers to

talk with ranchers

Osage County Extension will be offering an educational program later this month that will help area ranchers customize their winter rations. The program will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 20, at the Ag Extension Building with a welcome and dinner. The meal will be sponsored by Blue Sky Bank and Oklahoma Ag Credit.

Free hay tests, in advance of the meeting, must be submitted by this Friday, Sept. 7. You must attend the Sept. 20 meeting to qualify for the free hay test. For more information about the free hay tests, contact one of your local Extension Educators, Branden Handke and Rick Clovis, at (918) 287-4170.

The program will feature three speakers. They will be Dr. Hailin Zhang, director of Oklahoma State University’s Soil Testing Lab, who will talk about interpreting sample results; Earl H. Ward, the Northeast District Nutritionist, who will talk about the nutritional needs of beef cattle and the role of hay/supplements in meeting those needs; and Scott Clawson, the Northeast District Economist, who will talk about the economics of supplementation and tips to meet production goals feasibly.