Buffalo Bill

One of the fascinating characters from the old west…. Welcome back. While traveling in southern Oklahoma this week I learned of a celebration coming up on October 21st to mark an event that time has forgotten. This event started 150 years ago when as you can imagine things were quite…

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The Drummond Family and the Pioneer Woman

Welcome back. Two blocks off highway 60 in Hominy sits a piece of Oklahoma history that dates back to 1903 when a Scotsman who had come to America moved to Hominy and started a trading company. Originally called the Price Mercantile Company, when Fred Drummond bought it he changed the…

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Frank Phillips’ Woolaroc

One of my favorite places too.. Welcome back. The year was 1925 and the Governor of Oklahoma was Martin L. Trapp who presided over a booming but sometimes lawless state. In Osage County, The Osage tribe was making national headlines with their new-found oil wealth but this was also the…

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The Wild West

All a man needs is a good horse…. Welcome back. Campus Corner in Norman on Saturday morning is where I’ll start. I arrived at 8AM and with a 5PM kick-off time I found a parking spot on the street two blocks away which was free! The streets would be closed…

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Footprints in the Dew: The Last Ten Tapes

The Coleman Theater in Miami, OK will be showing this film about the previously unsolved murder of prominent rancher E.C. Mullendore III at 7PM tonight. This is the 47th anniversary of the murder. For ticket information call the theater at (918) 540-2425.

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Welcome back. The year was 1800 and what later became known as Washington County was occupied by several Indian tribes. Unbeknownst to these people the land they lived on was claimed by Napoleon Bonaparte of France. Yes, in the early years of the land we now know as Bartlesville and…

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