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  • Vol 15  Issue 729  January 13, 2011

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Just this week I got my hands of the recently published Oklahoma Courthouse Legends. The book’s author is Oklahoma City attorney Kent Frates.  When you first set your eyes on this book, you know it’s quality from cover to cover. This book tells stories that are […]

  • Vol 15  Issue 728   January 6, 2011

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Community Backing Builds a Golf Course A group of men meeting in 1954 liked the town of Healdton, agreed with the statement made by the area’s most ardent boosters, but on their occasional afternoon off they all had found themselves walking in circles and mumbling. They […]

  • Vol 14  Issue 727 January 6, 2011

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 https://knnc7e.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/ttphotos10a/TheBigCow122510.jpg From This and That newsletter archives December 1997: P.S. When I took the above picture around 1972, there was a home in the background. Today that home is no longer there, and only trees and a hill are seen. Since the highway has been […]