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 […]

The Barn

September 23, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain In 1935 and 1936, when we used to work a lot of mules, my granddad and dad decided to build some mule barns. So, in 1935, we built the first barn where […]

Lower respiratory tract disease in horses: Part 2

September 21, 2016 0
By Lauren Lamb Last month we talked about lower respiratory tract disease in horses as it pertains to infectious pneumonia (bacterial, viral and parasites). This article expands on lower respiratory tract disease in horses by […]

Oklahoma State Parks: Lake Wister State Park

September 21, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Debra Reininger, park manager of Lake Wister State Park, is always shocked when people tell her they have never heard of Lake Wister State Park near Poteau, Okla., and Heavener, Okla. However, […]

Wild West Festival

September 19, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Celebrating its 20th year, the Wild West Festival in Old Town McAlester is a family-friendly festival that encompasses the country and western lifestyle in a two-day period. “McAlester, Okla., is unique in […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

September 19, 2016 0
By Lanna Mills Welcome to the ranch! It may not be the most glamorous life, but it is my life and I love it. I cannot think of a single thing I would rather do […]

Alternative Livestock: Alpacas

September 16, 2016 0
By Laci Jones What began as a love for a Great Pyrenees dog named Charlie turned into Kathy Fleming and her husband opening Mustang Creek Alpacas. Ten years ago, the couple embarked on vacation in […]

Lacey’s Pantry – Pretzel Bread

September 14, 2016 0
By Lacey Newlin Pretzel Bread Time: 2 hours 25 mins Serves: 2 loaves Ingredients Dough: 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 envelope rising yeast 2 teaspoons salt 3 to 3-1/2 […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Panicled Tickclover

September 9, 2016 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Panicled tickclover is a warm-season perennial forb native to the eastern United States. Panicled tickclover can grow more than four feet tall. It commonly grows along the margins of woodlands and […]

Don Ciro’s

September 7, 2016 0
By Joanne Jones On Sept. 10, 2010, a strange sight started showing up every evening at the mall on MacArthur Street in Shawnee, Okla. It was a food truck. Now, I don’t know about you, […]
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