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  • Vol 11  Issue 540  May 31, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 From time to time over the past 11 years I have requested info on some Oklahoma town, even a non-existent Oklahoma town of bygone days. Sometimes a T&T Reader would write in and give some info on the town from the book of 3,500 ‘Oklahoma […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 539 May 24, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Last Saturday Jill and I headed south into Texas again. With gas prices sky high in Ardmore, and finding gasoline 34 cents a gallon cheaper in Texas, it just seemed the best direction to head, for just driving enjoyment.  And we are finding plenty to […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 538  May 17, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 When I mentioned in last week’s T&T Jill and I were going to Lindsay, Texas to eat BBQ at the Smokehouse, a Reader emailed me and said to be sure and visit the Catholic Church in Lindsay. Lindsay being a town of only 788 souls, […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 537  May 10, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Last week Tom Arnold was in town from Tulsa and stopped by for a visit. Tom’s grandfather and father ran the Arnold Monument and Vault Company years ago on C Street SE. His grandfather Lee Arnold started the business as Ardmore Surface Vault Company in […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 536  May 3, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Last Saturday morning, April 28th, Jill and I attended the 32nd annual GermanFest in Muenster, Texas. What a celebration, we had a wonderful time seeing all the booths and German foods and crafts. Also there were the German musicans, singers and dancers! They really put on a […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 535   April 26, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 I received an interesting email this week from Ardmoreite Nell Truitt. Nell is a member of the Ardmore Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and on the State Board. She and others have just returned from their organization’s annual meeting in OKC and […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 534   April 19, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 It was so beautiful last Sunday afternoon, Jill and I decided to take a short trip to the Woodford area NW of Springer.  I have said several times in past issues that Mountain Lake at Woodford, tucked away in those Arbuckle Mountains, is one of […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 533   April 12, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 On Good Friday (April 6th) Jill and I took off traveling again, west, toward Duncan to see what we could see.  Duncan had a lot to do and see for a town that’s a little smaller than Ardmore.  We were surprised at all the activities […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 532  April 5, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 As I mentioned in the last T&T, Jill and I set off Saturday morning to Ringling and any other places that caught our fancy.  We arrived in Ringling a little after 10am, too early for a hamburger.  We didn’t find much in Ringling as far as places to […]

  • Vol 11  Issue 531  March 29, 2007

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 For weeks Chuck Stallcup has been working on the Carter county schools overlay for use in Google Earth.  This week the first release is available for download.  I can not stress enough the wonderful piece of history Chuck has made available just for the asking. […]