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  • Vol 14  Issue 706  August 5, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net From the Indian Territory and Carter County Pioneers book – 1983: A.A. Brooks, T.M. Jones, G.M. Ladd, T.J. Smith, John Hopman, N.C. Thomas and D.B. Shepherd were farmers in Chickasha in 1899 William N. Taliaferro came to Pickens county in 1886 and farmed 600 acres, later to […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 705   July 29, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Last Saturday the Chickasaw Nation had their Grand Opening for the new Chickasaw Cultural Center at Sulphur. I had been wanting to go see it every since I learned of it’s construction last year, and when I heard on the news last Saturday was Open House, Jill […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 704   July 22, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Ok, you people have really went and done it now.  You have no idea how humbled I am at the Happy Birthday wishes posted last week on my Facebook webpage from all over the country.  I stopped counting at over 500, and there was no way I […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 703  July 15, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Henry and Letta (Colbert) Tussy Henry B. “H.B” Tussy was born in Kentucky, July 8, 1856, the son of Jacob and Mary Tussy.  He arrived in Indian Territory with his parents in 1869. His father died one year later in the Cherokee Nation, and his mother died […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 702   July 8, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net In last week’s Mailbag there was mention of Priddy’s Chicken Salad and dressings and that Jerry Pattillo was bringing it back to Ardmore through his newly opened convenience store in the NE part of Ardmore on Highway 199.  This week Jerry sent in some great history on […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 701   July 1, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net A couple of weeks ago Joe Hock in Edmond sent in a picture he’d took of the old ‘yellow submarine’ which has been on display in front of his brother’s medical clinic in Kingston for 30 or more years.  Last week when we were through there I took another […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 700   June 24, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net One of the native Ardmoreites born before the turn of the century, is Lorenzo T. Love, known as L.T. Love.  L.T. was born January 18, 1897 in Ardmore, Chickasaw Nation, the son of Lorenzo H. and Ruby Rebecca (Thurmond) Love.  He was delivered in the world by Dr. […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 699 June 24, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Q.   Where is Oklahoma’s most famous mound builder’s village located?A.    Spiro, Oklahoma next to the Arkansas border Q.   The Green Corn Rebellion was a protest against what war?A.   (answer in next week’s issue) Gas prices today in the Ardmore area…… https://oklahomahistory.net/gasprices.html Some mail from this week’s MAILBAG….. “Medicine Park – […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 698     June 17, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Q.   Who introduced horses to Oklahoma?A.    Spanish Explorers Q.   Where is Oklahoma’s most famous mound builder’s village located?A.    (answer in next week’s issue) Gas prices today in the Ardmore area…… Some mail from this week’s MAILBAG….. One tequila…Two tequila…Three tequila…FLOOR! Love this video See everyone next week! Butch and Jill BridgesLone […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 697    June 3, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net We love road trips, so Jill and I decided to take a short road trip last weekend and departing from our usual direction, we went west.  Our first stop was Waurika, Oklahoma where I spotted a bell in front of the 1908 First Baptist Church building (no […]