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  • Vol 14  Issue 685   March 11, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net I ran across several old photos in a Folder on my computer from several years ago, thought I’d share them this week with everyone. I did a google search for this Bobby the Bull and didn’t find anything on him or his trainer, Monte Reger. Bobby the […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 684  March 5, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Last week we talked about the first location of Ardmore High school, it has always been a little confusing to me, since I’ve seen postcards with the location written on the back.  But this week we received an email which will hopefully clear up some of the […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 683  February 25, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Over the years I’ve had several requests for info about where was the Ardmore High School before it opened on North Washington and 2nd Street in 1915. We know from several sources that before statehood the high school was located at G Street and Stanley SW (no […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 682   February 18, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net I received an email this week asking about info on a lone grave marker north of Mannsville, just east of the Norton Bridge.  Caitlin Higginbotham said her mother showed her the location of the grave years ago, and she had always wondered who was buried there all alone.  […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 681   February 11, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net In the past 75 or more years I’m sure there are many Ardmoreites (99.9 percent of them men) who can say they’ve been to the Knox Hotel on East Broadway.  But I am probably one of the very few who can say I have been to that […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 680 February 4, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net http://pittsburgksmemories.com/Pittsburg_Buildings/pittbldgsewerpipeconduit.html Henry Berry was born in the year 1910 in Detroit, Texas, the son of Jasper and Rhoda Berry.  Rhoda lived until 1982 to the age of 102 years. His brothers and sisters are: Clemitta Jones, Clifton D., Velasca Agers, Theresa Rogan, O. V., Bernice, and Bridgett. […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 679  January 28, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net This week Cinnamon Carter had something happen that is nothing short of a miracle regarding a piece of history stolen 70 years ago in Texas.  The “A Friend” Indian statues were created by Ardmore oil millionaire Wirt Franklin and placed in front of his service stations all over Southern Oklahoma back […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 678  January 28, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net https://knnc7e.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/ttphotos10a/FriedPies010910.jpg Gas prices today in the Ardmore area…… https://oklahomahistory.net/gasprices.html Q.   What was the first Capital of Oklahoma?A.    Guthrie, Oklahoma Q.  A.    (answer in next week’s issue) Some mail from this week’s MAILBAG…..“I thought you might enjoy this. We talked at work about a “1 to 10″ scale for […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 677   January 14, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Our Barred Rock rooster, Milo, now has a new home in eastern Carter county.  The past few weeks he has been getting more and more feisty with Jill, so we decided it was best he move on.  I put an ad on Craigslist and a lady near […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 676  January 7, 2010

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Extreme cold has gripped much of the United States.  They predict 9 degrees tonight.  I sure hope this winter blast does not continue for long.  I hate wintertime. From the November 15, 1997 T&T:  DO PERSIMMON SEEDS FORECAST THE WEATHER? I received the following email the other […]