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  • Vol 14  Issue 726    December 23, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 This week Jill and I went to the Waller place at 712 A Street NW in Ardmore to see their Christmas decorations. Mike and Sabrina Waller, like many around town, goes all out decorating their yard for the holidays.  Sabrina Young Waller and I go […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 725 December 16, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Last week I went to Sam’s Nut House here in Ardmore to pick up some pecans for mailing to California.  Sam had some really nice Stuart pecans for $2.75 a pound and charged me .40 cents more a pound for cracking and blowing.  While there […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 724 December 9, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 After last week’s newsletter I learned I had several Readers who attended Nebo school in Murray county. Many times I do not know just who or how many Readers my T&T reaches until some emails me with their story or comment.  We appreciate the emails […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 723  December 3, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 A few weeks ago we talked about White Mound, Oklahoma.  Its located, or what’s left of it is located just west of Nebo, Oklahoma in Murray county. In the 1909 book Geography of Oklahoma by Charles N. Gould, the mound was reported to be 40 feet […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 722  November 25, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Don’t you just hate it when someone tells you just enough to wet your tongue, and then won’t tell you anymore?  Just to say “I’ll get with you later and tell you more?” I had that happen this week. A friend mentioned a road I […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 721  November 18, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Jill and I took a road trip to eastern Oklahoma last weekend to celebrate our anniversary.  We left Lone Grove Saturday at 6am and by 9am we were making our first stop for breakfast in Talihina at Pam’s Diner.  Pam’s was the place to eat […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 720 November 11, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 This coming Friday and Saturday the 39th annual Carter County Arts and Crafts Show will be held at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum. As most of you know, this one festival and food show draws more people then any other event all year long. There is […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 719 November 4, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Ardmoreite Tonya Rangel was in Ada last week and took some photos of Wintersmith Park. Since I have not heard of Wintersmith Park, I did a google search and found the park was named for Frances Wintersmith. It was built in 1933-1934 as a part […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 718  October 28, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 No Man’s Land.  In 1890 Beaver County, sometimes known as the Neutral Strip, No Man’s Land, or Cimarron Territory, was added to Oklahoma.  This strip of land, 167 miles long and 35 miles wide, containing 3,682,369 acres, belonged to Mexico and afterward was a part […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 717   October 21, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 No Man’s Land.  In 1890 Beaver County, sometimes known as the Neutral Strip, No Man’s Land, or Cimarron Territory, was added to Oklahoma.  This strip of land, 167 miles long and 35 miles wide, containing 3,682,369 acres, belonged to Mexico and afterward was a part […]