101 Ranch: Relationship and a Show

November 15, 2017 0
By Laci Jones In the mid-19th century, the Miller family developed a lasting friendship with the Ponca Indian tribe in Baxter Springs, Kan. The relationship between this nation and the Miller family would continue until […]

Backroad Bites: Ranch House Restaurant

November 10, 2017 0
Stroud, Oklahoma By Kristi Hawks This month’s backroad venture took me and some friends to the Ranch House Restaurant in Stroud, Okla. This restaurant is located on Historic Route 66 and serves home-cooked food. As […]

Oklahoma Indian Nations: Citizen Potawatomi Nation

October 18, 2017 0
By Laci Jones As one of the seven Potawatomi tribes in the United States, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, stays true to the heritage of the Potawatomi—meaning “keepers of the fire.” “We are specifically the Citizen […]

Oklahoma Indian Nations: Chickasaw Nation

September 22, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Before modern-day agriculture, the Chickasaw Nation was among the many Oklahoma Indian Nations who considered their agricultural practices a part of their heritage as well as crucial to their survival. Agricultural practices […]

48 Hours in Atoka Remembered

August 28, 2017 0
By Jan Sikes Atoka, Okla., is a sleepy little town with a population of about 3,000 situated in the southeastern corner of the state. But what occurred on Labor Day weekend in 1975 changed it […]

Views from Mt. Scott

August 23, 2017 0
By Rhonda Shephard Mount Scott, in the Wichita Mountains, stands Oklahoma’s second tallest mountain at 2,464 feet. From the rocky promontories of mountains created 540 million years ago in the Cambrian period, a visitor views […]

Nic’s Grill

August 23, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Not long ago, a friend of mine recommended a hole-in-the-wall burger joint in the heart of Oklahoma City. Many Oklahomans claim Nic’s Grill burgers are the best in the state. The burger […]

Clanton’s Café

July 12, 2017 0
By Laci Jones The state of Oklahoma is one of only two states to have a state meal. The Oklahoma state meal consists of fried okra, cornbread, barbecue pork, squash, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, […]
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