Sydney Bottoms

July 12, 2018 0
Vintage Cowgirl By Ddee Haynes If you happen to see a 1972 Cadillac Deville with bull horns being driven by a beautiful girl with long brown hair, a $1 million smile, sparkling eyes with a […]

The Fires Raged On

June 12, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes It had been more than two months since any moisture fell in western Oklahoma. The winds were fierce for weeks and the lack of moisture caused the grass and forage to become […]

Her Dad’s Son

May 28, 2018 0
Yaleigh Yarbrough By Ddee Haynes The day Yandy and Bobbi Yarbrough were blessed with their first-born daughter Yaleigh, (pronounced Yea Lee) a family friend asked Yandy what in the world was he going to do […]

Destined for Greatness

April 18, 2018 0
Wacey Schalla By Ddee Haynes I truly believe that we are all destined for greatness, but only the individual willing to put forth the effort and take chances will achieve that greatness. You can tell […]

The Roping Kindergarten Teacher

March 9, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes If you were to peek inside the kindergarten classroom of Miss Cassie Vaughn, you would see a petite young woman with piercing blue eyes, a quick easy smile and a calmness beyond […]

Changed Plans

February 20, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes When I sat down to write this story, the bible verse Jeremiah 29:11 kept popping into my head: “For I know the plans I have for you”, declares the Lord, “plans to […]

Rising Stars Roping

January 19, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes While most families were either preparing and/or traveling to a destination for a Thanksgiving feast with their loved ones, more than 800 rodeo families were gearing up for one of the largest […]

That Girl was a Cowboy

December 8, 2017 0
Mary Lou Barnard By Ddee Haynes Sitting between two of my long-time dear friends in the Leedey, Okla., gymnasium, we chatted quietly as the auditorium filled to capacity. As I watched the people file in […]

Growing Pains

November 13, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes If you were to search the word “grow” online, you will find the following definitions: To increase in size or amount, to become better or improved in some way and to become […]
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