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  • Vol 22  Issue 1,134  October 18, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Rain, rain, go awayCome again another dayDaddy wants to play Rain, rain go awayRain, rain, go awayCome again another dayMommy wants to play Rain, rain, go awayRain, rain, go awayCome again another dayBrother wants to play Rain, rain, go awayRain, rain, go awayCome again another […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,133   October11, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Ardmore area is really soaked after an over 5 inch rain this past weekend, again. Why is it either fast or famine?  We need a break from all the rain, but the weather forecasters predict more rain this weekend. With all the rain the past […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,132  October 4, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 The Ardmore Institute of Health shared the following photos of Lorena Park that used to be Dornick Hills. In 1977 I was in Columbus, Ohio at an national EMS board meeting. Rocco V. Morando was the executive director of the National Registry of Emergency Medical […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,131 September 27, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Last weekend Oklahoma got a drenching. Rain fell like it has not done in 40 years. Many places in Oklahoma were flooded, many roads closed, many homes ruined from high flood waters. I know in the Ardmore area we got over 8 inches of rain. […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,130   September 20, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 I watched the news and weather this evening. The forecast for our area is over 5 inches of rain over the next few days. We need that rain for sure, just pray no flooding takes place. If you are on the streets and roads during […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,129  September 13, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Someone brought back a memory of mine from the 1960s with the mentioning of the name Elmer “Goat” Elliott (1920-1989). Back in the mid 1960s I worked at the Eastside Service Station on east main worked with Goat when school was out for the summer. Of course […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,128 September 6, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 This week has been a good one as far as rain goes.  And we needed it, I noticed some farm ponds are still low. There is plenty more rain forecast over the next 2 or 3 days. Bring it on! This is an early day […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,127August 30, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 Last fall a visitor to the Ardmore Airpark memorial signed the guest register, leaving a comment about her uncle. She said he died on that plane in 1966 with the others, but his body was never found. Some physics told his mother he did not […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,126  August 23, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 In a couple days I will have been working for Ardmore Trailers and Truck Service on Springdale Road for 4 weeks. I must say I have really enjoyed working for Rick and Brenda Carrell. And no, I will not be driving a truck. lol  I […]

  • Vol 22  Issue 1,125 August 16, 2018

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 The clock is going way too fast, and I think time and age is catching up with me. I bought a 94 lb of Portland cement the other day, and I thought I was not going to get it on the tailgate of my truck. […]