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  • Vol 14  Issue 696  May 27, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] This week a T&T Reader talked to me about the list of Grocery stores on my website. When I look at the old Ardmore City Directories at the Ardmore Public Library, one thing that catches my eye is how many small ma and pa type grocers there were in the […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 695 May 20, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] One of the earliest merchants of Ardmore was Edward B. Luke (1869-1943), the father of Edward A. Luke (1909-1990).  On many of the old street scenes of the town, E.B. Luke’s sign is visible.  E.B. came to Ardmore, Indian Territory, in 1893 from Detroit. He had a brother, […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 694  May 13, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] Ardmore has some 14 parks, but the oldest, Whittington Park, is still the most widely used.  The city did not acquire title to Whittington Park until 1902, but it had been used for recreation and relaxtion as long as there had been an Ardmore.  The town’s first birthday […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 693    May 6, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] On a foggy rainy evening April 22, 1966 the worst plane crash in Oklahoma’s history took place 15 miles NE of Ardmore in the Arbuckle Mountains killing 83 people. On board were 92 GIs and 4 crew members. A couple years before that day in 65 an American […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 692 April 29, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] I received an interesting phone call this week from Ft Worth, Texas.  A Nathan Clayton was removing some outside wall on his house for repair, and hidden inside was an old sign from Peoples Building and Loan of Ardmore.  Nathan had been searching for any info on the […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 691  April 22, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] Gainesville Daily Register, Gainesville, TX – Feb 9, 1919:  RED RIVER BRIDGE MAKES HIGHWAY TO TEXAS A REALITY. The big wagon bridge over Red river five miles north of Gainesville, was turned over to the bridge contractors and is now open for traffic although it has not been […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 690 April 15, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] March 6, 1970 The Wilson Post:  A District Court hearing was in progress this afternoon at 2:00 o’clock in Murray County to see whether or not a court injunction order be granted at the request of Gov. Dewey Bartlett to padlock Turner Falls Park for the weekend. It […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 689 April 8, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] This week’s T&T is shorter than usual.  I have not been able to work on it much since I hurt my shoulder last Saturday working with 6 fairly heavy 10 foot treated wood posts and a couple of tree stumps that Jill is going to make something out […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 688   March 25, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] Albert “Al” Cullum was in Ardmore this week from his stomping grounds at Overbrook south of Ardmore. He brought by a book titled “Creek Seminole Spirit Tales”. The 44 page book was published in 1971 and Al’s book was signed by the authors, Jack Gregory and Rennard Strickland. All […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 687  March 25, 2010

    Ardmore, Oklahoma, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: [email protected] This week I thought I’d have some fun trying my luck at FX trading.  FX trading is really scary if you try doing it on your own because you can lose money very quickly when it comes to trading the foreign exchange currencies.  But I’m using an automatic […]