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  • Vol 18  Issue 927 October 30, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 November 10, 2001 T&T newsletter:  “Last Saturday morning my neighbor, Bill Landrum, along with Tony McCall, and I rode out to Sherry Lake in a 1930 Dodge Brothers sedan of Bill’s. Sherry Lake is about 12 miles east of Ardmore on Highway 199. It was […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 926    October 23, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 After more then 17 years, this newsletter is coming to you by a different method this evening. I am trying a new emailing service with this issue.  The website is mailchimp.com and for the first test the other day it worked great.  Brightnet for some […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 925 October 16, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 “Once Upon A Time…. some Ringling residents will remember the Cornish Children’s Home that began as a dream for Moses E. Harris, who taught school at the Chickasaw Chapel near Marietta. He dreamed one night that he built a magnificent orphanage. Shortly after his dream, Harris began […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 924   October 9, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 “Once Upon A Time…. Charles Hobart Heald and Eliza Guy Heald, a Chickasaw, lived in Mill Creek where C.H. owned the hotel, post office and dry goods store. Eliza had 2 sisters, Serena, called Tina, and Anne. In 1882 Ben Carter, a Chickasaw and widower […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 923  October 2, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 I had another update this week from Brad Walker in Australia about their trip cross country using the Canning Trail. One in their group had a drone, and used it to video parts of the trail. Some beautiful scenery, makes me want to visit. “One […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 922  September 25, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 We now have over $500 in pledges for the Healdton, Oklahoma’s police officers memorial who have been killed in the line of duty. Billy Wilson of Wilson Monuments in Lone Grove has suggested a grey granite marker that we will probably go with because of affordability, about […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 921     September 18, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 I stopped by Wilson Monuments in Lone Grove last week and talked to Billy Wilson about a marker to be placed in Healdton in honor of the two police officers who died in the line of duty from that city. We have received close to $500 in […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 920 September 11, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 This week brought some much needed rain, several times, in this area.  South central Oklahoma’s drought is bad enough, but in western Oklahoma it’s even worse. We are just thankful for any precipitation. Two weeks ago we talked about John and Shelley Hynard visiting from Australia. Besides […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 919    September 4, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 This week I’m going to start out a little different and give away a couple trade secrets I have on getting those blasted viruses, trojans, malware and spyware off a computer, and not cost an arm and leg, but for free.  For a a number […]

  • Vol 18  Issue 918  August 28, 2014

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net Phone: 580-490-6823 Back in my teens my mother had a cast iron skillet she used a lot for cooking certain foods. Several said I ruined a good skillet when I sandblasted a deer head on it, but since it was never used anymore I decide to make […]