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  • James A. Clark, author

    Historian, Recollections & Storyteller Callie Ferguson’s eatery in Hugo, Oklahoma Escape from poverty Manson like murder in Davis, Oklahoma Unsolved homicide in SW Ardmore Courthouse Shoeshine Man

  • Escape from poverty

    AN ESCAPE FROM GRINDING POVERTY:My best friend Jerry Holmes lived about 1/4 mile from my old section house that was located about 50’ from the Frisco Railroad tracks south of Grant, Choctaw County, Oklahoma. Jerry and I would agree and would meet near an old oak tree located halfway between our houses. We’d come equipped […]

  • Homicide in SW Ardmore

    A true crime story that haunts me still since it was the only case I never solved when I was District Attorney: Early in my first term as Chief Prosecutor of a 5-County district, I received a phone call from the Davis Police Department. “D.A. We have a possible crime here & need your assistance. […]

  • A Manson like murder in Davis

    A true crime story that haunts me still since it was the only case I never solved when I was District Attorney: Early in my first term as Chief Prosecutor of a 5-County district, I received a phone call from the Davis Police Department. “D.A. We have a possible crime here & need your assistance. […]

  • Callie Ferguson’s Eatery – Hugo

    CALLIE FERGUSON’S IN HUGO, OKLAHOMA – A WONDERFUL PLACE TO EAT:By James A. ClarkWhen I was 12, working as a DJ at KXII-AM 1340 in Hugo, I heard about a widow named Callie Ferguson, who had opened an eatery for lunch in her home. Her husband had died 3-4 years before and left her with […]