Travels in Stroud, Oklahoma

Welcome back. Regular readers know I am currently on a book signing tour which often finds me in communities where I have never been before. I’m always looking for a story and this week I found in Stroud, Oklahoma. Named after an early day trader in 1892, the town developed…

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Cool Off in One of Oklahoma’s Lakes

In all this heat we are lucky to have so many great lakes! Welcome back. Northeastern Oklahoma is the home of three lakes that most in the area know about. Copan Lake opened in 1983. The lake has a water surface of 7.6 miles and with every activity you could…

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The National Pastime: Great Ballparks in Oklahoma

Just a reminder that basketball is not the only sport played in Oklahoma….. Welcome back. Baseball is truly something special. Across the country there are many historical small town ball fields like Doenges Memorial Stadium where many professional major leaguers got their start over the last 70 years. With seating…

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Tribes of Oklahoma

Some interesting history  I have picked up along the road……. Welcome back. Living in northeast Oklahoma I am always looking for stories that might fall through the cracks in terms of mainstream media reporting and also in hopes of bringing you a fresh perspective very week so here we go….

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National Softball Hall of Fame

A little more on the Cathouse Murders trial and another little known gem in Oklahoma. Congratulations to the OU Women’s Softball Team on their 3rd National Title! Welcome back. According to Assistant D.A. Merydith Easter the estimated cost of the “Cathouse Murders” trial that is currently underway in Oklahoma City…

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The Cathouse Murders in OKC Trial Part 2.

I am still following this trial and there have been some dramatic developments….. Welcome back.  This is part two of my coverage of the ongoing six count murder trial of Denny Edward Phillips and Russell Lee Hogshooter in Oklahoma City. Referred to as the “Cathouse Murders” because one of the…

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The Cathouse Murders Trial in Oklahoma City

Once again I find myself observing a major trial…   Welcome back.  Downtown Oklahoma City has all the attractions of a large metropolis and more as I have been learning over the past few days. Professional baseball and basketball both played in beautiful arenas, a boat ride down a lazy…

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