Backroads Bites: Smokin’ Joe’s Rib Ranch

April 15, 2019 0
Jollyville, Oklahoma A few weeks ago, some friends managed to talk my boyfriend and me into driving south of Davis, Okla., to eat at Smokin’ Joe’s Rib Ranch. Just to clarify, this 40 minute trip […]

The Tom Mix Museum

February 25, 2019 0
Hollywood’s first western movie star once made his home in the northeast Oklahoma town of Dewey. Tom Mix was born in 1880 in Mix Run, Pennsylvania. His father, a stablemaster for a lumber merchant, taught […]

The Cowboy Opry

February 7, 2019 0
By Jan Sikes Located in the Southwestern part of Oklahoma, Comanche sits between Lawton and Ardmore, not far from the Texas Border and boasts a population of around 1,500. By any measurement, that is a […]

Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitors Center

January 16, 2019 0
More than 150 years ago, just five miles north of present-day Checotah, Okla., the largest engagement of the Civil War in Indian territory occurred. The Battle of Honey Springs (an engagement by definition) was also […]

Road Trippin’

November 18, 2018 0
Some of the most gorgeous views in Oklahoma can be seen year-round along a 54 mile route in the southeast portion of the state. Rippling across gently rolling mountains, the Talimena National Scenic Byway showcases […]

Backroad Bites: Cattlemen’s Cafe

September 29, 2018 0
By Kristi Hawks On a warm summer day I took off from my house to drive to Oklahoma City. The drive was great, sunny and it turned out to be a really hot day, one […]

Sugden: Once a thriving community

September 27, 2018 0
by Judy Wade Hundreds of villages and small towns almost disappear each year. Some just fade away with little to mark their existence. Others have left ghostly reminders, and a few cling tenaciously to life. […]

Southwind Band

July 30, 2018 0
Vintage Guys Playing Vintage Music By Jan Sikes Age does not diminish the quality of music the professional musicians who make up the Southwind Band play. With the youngest member in his 50s, these guys […]
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