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Category: Year 2009

  • Vol 13  Issue 626  January 22, 2009

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net A Reader wrote in this week asking if I had any pictures of the old Santa Fe Freight Depot that used to sit straight south of the Ardmore Depot, south side of Main Street.  That particular building is one my grandfather Stanley Carmon built back in the […]

  • Vol 13  Issue 625    January 15, 2009

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Years ago before statehood Wilson, Oklahoma was located in the very far SE corner of Carter county, in an area east of what would become Lake Murray. When it was moved to where Wilson is located today, it was called New Wilson. The old Wilson was located […]

  • Vol 13  Issue 624   January 8, 2009

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Mindy Taylor at Wilson sent in an interesting find this week, a newspaper clipping she ran across on R. P.  (Rufus) Highnote. Mr. Highnote’s detective agency advertisement is from the November 1, 1917 Healdton Herald newspaper.  There has been several mentions of R. P. Highnote in past […]

  • Vol 13  Issue 623   January 8, 2009

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net http://www.oklahomahistory.net/ttphotos9a/BridgeSouthOfWilson8a.jpg http://www.oklahomahistory.net/ttphotos9a/BridgeSouthOfWilson8b.jpg Ten cheapest places to buy gas in the Ardmore area…… http://www.oklahomahistory.net/gasprices.html There are new postings.  Check out the Oklahoma History Boards! http://oklahomaroots.proboards83.com/ Q.   What governor sometimes depended on astrology?A.   Henry Johnston Q.   ?A.    (answer in next week’s T&T) Some mail from this week’s MAILBAG….. “Hi Butch. […]