Wacky Facts about Oklahoma

November 19, 2019 0

By Judy Wade Oklahoma has a rich history, and everyone should be familiar with the background of our great state. However, it is also home to some unusual inventions, facts and laws, and it is […]

Oklahoma Facts & Trivia

August 30, 2019 0

Impress your friends with these 40 interesting tidbits of Oklahoma trivia. The first capital of Oklahoma was in Guthrie, but was moved later to Oklahoma City following a vote of the people. Turner Falls Park […]

Stand Watie

July 11, 2019 0

By Judy Wade             Stand Watie was the only Native American to be commissioned a Confederate Brigadier General during the Civil War. His name became greatly feared by union sympathizers.             Born in Oothcaloga, Cherokee […]

Visit Elk City

July 8, 2019 0

By Lanna Mills             Head to the western part of the state to the town of Elk City. It is right along Interstate 40 and Route 66. The town is just big enough to offer […]

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 […]

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