Parlez Vous Francais?

December 6, 2017 0
(Do you speak French?) By Judy Wade It is 4,896 miles from Ringling, Okla., to Paris, France. This is the story of how one young man made that journey. His great-great-grandfather Noah, his great-grandfather Wilton, […]

Howard Ranch: The Fourth and Fifth Generations

October 6, 2017 0
By Judy Wade Stretching from Love County in the southeast to Stephens County on the northwest, Howard Ranches spans almost 30 miles, as the crow flies. It encompasses about 18,500 acres, bordering Highway 70 on […]

Howard Ranch: Donald Brown Howard

September 25, 2017 0
By Judy Wade Like his father and grandfather before him, Don Howard loved the wide-open spaces found in the heart of Jefferson County. He was born Aug. 5, 1923, one of six children born to […]

Howard Ranch: Noah and Wilton Howard

August 21, 2017 0
By Judy Wade “The Ranching Corridor” is a name appropriately applied to Highway 70 as it traverses southern Jefferson County from east to west. Several large ranches lie adjacent to it. The Howard Ranch is […]

Online Exclusive: Justin Howard

August 2, 2016 0
Justin Howard’s great-great grandfather staked his claim on a quarter section of land ten miles north of Woodward, Okla., in 1904. The fifth generation rancher began riding broncs in 1986 after attending the Sankey Rodeo […]

August 2016 Profile – Justin Howard

July 25, 2016 0
The Lifestyle By Laci Jones Wildfires spread across northwestern Oklahoma, taking more than 70,000 acres of precious ranchland this spring. As Justin Howard drove around his property in Woodward, Okla., he said the fire was […]