Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital



Osage County Emergency Management is scheduling storm shelter seminars through Osage County. The seminars explain storm shelter rebates, which can provide up to $2,000 to assist in the cost of purchasing and installing a storm shelter at a home in Osage County.

The applicant must be the homeowner, and the home must be their primary residence. The home also must be located in Osage County. Storm shelters that are already installed are not eligible.

Eight meetings are scheduled throughout Osage County. Here’s the list.

11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 21: Shidler Senior Citizens Center, 125 S. Cosden

11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 22: Fairfax Senior Citizens Center, 600 W. Harrison

11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 23: Pawhuska Fairgrounds, 320 Skyline Dr.

11 a.m and 6 p.m. Aug. 24: Skiatook Senior Citizens Center, 499 W. Rogers Blvd.


Everyone is invited to a meeting of the Pawhuska High School All School Reunion at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Osage County Health Department conference room.


Candidates for the municipal office of mayor for the City of Barnsdall will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 28.

Andrea Conner, secretary of the County Election Board, said the filing period ends at 5 p.m. Aug. 30.

Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the County Election Board office for the city of Barnsdall Mayor two year unexpired term.

The office will be filled in the nonpartisan special election scheduled Nov. 14.

For more information, contact the Osage County Election Board at (918) 287-3036 or e-mail at oceb@sbcglobal.net.


Preserving Arts in the Osage is hosting the Oklahoma Sculpture Society Statewide Show. “Sculpture in the Osage” is now open and will run through Aug. 26 at Ole No. 1 Firehouse Art Center in historic downtown Pawhuska. The juried exhibition will highlight the work of members of the Oklahoma Sculpture Society. Hours for the show and sale will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday each week.

The Oklahoma Sculpture Society is a statewide organization working to improve their skills and highlight the work of Oklahoma Artists.

Preserving Arts in the Osage is a non-profit focused on bringing the arts alive in Osage County, arts education and organizational collaborations that encourage the growth of the community.