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  • Vol 16  Issue 831 December 27, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Christmas Day the snow started falling in many areas of Oklahoma including the south central part of the state. I took a picture from our front door looking out toward the road when it began right after  noon Tuesday, and then a second picture after […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 830  December 20, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Ardmoreite Angelia Phillips brought me an old political business card from the 1960s this week she found while looking through some stuff. It was a “vote for me” card on a Jim Payne. Jim Payne was County Attorney back in the 60s (this was before […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 829 December 13, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 I mentioned a couple weeks ago about ordering a book about the 1862 hanging of 40 plus people in Gainesville, Texas.  This week I received the book and it is almost in perfect condition, even the jacket (dust cover) is a great shape.  Now to […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 828  December 13, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 http://www.oklahomahistory.net/paleodiet.html Oklahoma History Revisited by Larry Guthrie, Sulphur Q.  Which plains Indian tribe was likely the deadliest for the white man? A.  Kiowa. After the Kiowa moved south from the junction of the Jefferson, Madison and Gallatin forks, at the extreme head of the Missouri river […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 827   November 29, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Week ago last Saturday we stopped by Browns Springs south of Thackerville, Oklahoma next to the Red River to see how the drought has affected the area.  I can report to you, its bad compared to a few years ago.  First is an overview of […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 826 November 22, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 I hope everyone is making it through the Thanksgiving holidays without too much bloated feeling from the turkey and all the trimmings. With both of us holding steadfast to our Paleo Diet, our meal was pretty simple, delicious turkey breasts cooked in our Secura halogen oven, along […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 825  November 15, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Ardmoreite Lisa Strohm Holden took the photo below this week of old Engine 1108 located next to the Hardy Murphy Coliseum. The locomotive was moved in 1955 next to the coliseum, the move was financed by oilman and Ardmoreite Waco Turner. http://www.oklahomahistory.net/ttphotos12a/Engine1108Nov2012.jpg On Monday, September 27, 1915 Martial […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 824   November 8, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 What can be billed the biggest event in Carter county of the year is taking place this weekend. A fall tradition in Southern Oklahoma returns for its 41st season in 2012. It’s the Carter County Arts and Crafts Festival & Food Fair. Festival hours are […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 823  November 8, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Jill and I are doing great on our Paleo Diet (caveman diet).  Been almost 2 weeks now, and we are strictly following the diet. Today my BP is down to 142/85, not perfect but so much better than that 172/89 a couple weeks ago. Down […]

  • Vol 16  Issue 822 October 25, 2012

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email:  butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Last Saturday Jill and I decided to visit a place most people never heard of, much less what is there. It is Emet, Oklahoma and the weather was the most beautiful blue sky day anyone could hope for. Emet is just a few miles south […]

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