Life of a Ranch Wife

March 5, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills As ranchers, we are constantly battling something—drought, flooding, fire, grass shortage, theft, market crash or illness, and even predators. While we cannot eliminate this threat completely, there are things that we can […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

February 14, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills It is February, which means that love is in the air, and Valentine’s Day is near. This month we are reminded to show the ones whom we love just what they mean […]

February 2018 Profile: Kathryn Leitner

January 31, 2018 0
Drawing Inspiration By Laci Jones Grasping several colored pencils in her left hand and one bright orange pencil in her right hand, western artist Kathryn Leitner peered over her glasses at her latest work of […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

January 1, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills Whether it be to keep things out, keep things in, or most often both, fence is a staple for today’s rancher. However, this wasn’t always the case. Fences were few and far […]

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 […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

September 20, 2017 0
By Lanna Mills Do you take your lunch to work with you? Maybe you go out to eat on your lunch break, or you drive through a fast food joint to grab a quick bite. […]

September 2017 Profile: Mike Armitage

August 30, 2017 0
A Bar Ranch By Laci Jones It was a warm summer day with the relief of a slight breeze making the rolling bluestem grass sway. Horses and cattle gather under the few oak trees. The […]

Good News, Bad News

June 2, 2017 0
By Beth Watkins Good News: It didn’t take my husband long to figure out that I was a Domestic Goddess. I cook, I clean, and I have babies. Bad News: that completes the job description. […]

May 2017 Profile: Terry Stuart Forst

May 1, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Fire engulfed thousands of acres of land across Colorado, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma in early March. Ranchers risked everything to try to save their animals as their livelihoods went up in flames. […]

Explore the Oklahoma Farm and Ranch Museum

March 31, 2017 0
By Rhonda Shephard The Oklahoma Farm and Ranch museum in Elk City, Okla., reflects the agricultural and ranching heritage of Oklahoma. Sponsored by the Western Oklahoma Historical Foundation, it represents the only museum statewide dedicated […]