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  • Vol 24  Issue 1,219  June 4, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Looking Back In Time – Healdton, Oklahoma Could this have ever been Healdton? Here is the way this now modern city of fine homes, schools and churches is remembered by some folks who knew her way back when . . […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,218  May 28, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Daubes’ Store Daubes’ Department Store, a landmark on the Main Street of Ardmore, is the oldest business establishment of its kind in southern Oklahoma. The original Daube store was opened in Bowie, Texas, in 1883, and was owned by Sam […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,217  May 21, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Ardmore Fire of 1895 Ardmore progressed rapidly from 1887 to 1895 but it was at this point that the citizens were to suffer their first town-wide setback- the big fire of 1895. The blaze started on Caddo Street just west […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,216  May 14, 2020

    Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Wirt – The Town That Was Always Burning The little combination justice of the peace-insurance agency office of Judge O. B. Orr in Wilson is a peaceful looking place. The judge himself has always been a peaceful man and the town of Wilson […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,215   May 7, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past When Bill Dalton Was A Scourge “They’re bringing Dalton in on a wagon.” That was the news which reached an excited but relieved Ardmore back in 1894. Bill Dalton had been killed. For weeks in the spring of that year […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,214  April 30, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Saturday June 28, 2003 T&T Weekly Vol 7 Issue 323 Last week in the Mailbag a Reader was inquiring about an asphalt pit located west of I-35 on Prairie Valley Road. And low and behold, T&T Reader Ruby Martin called […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,213  April 23, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Jack PowledgeCarter County Sheriff James Winston “Jack” Powledge was born in Denton, Texas in August 5, 1895. After moving to Ardmore, Oklahoma and living at 715 Elm Street NW, he ran for sheriff in July 1950 and won. He took […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,212 April 16, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Randolph, Oklahoma There was a guy named Bob Rogers and his wife that lived at Randolph, Oklahoma where the track from the west lead into the north-south line. They lived on top of the mountain, east of the intersection. In […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,211 April 9, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Only scattered tribes of plains Indians roamed the country now known as Southern Oklahoma before 1920 when a treaty was entered into between the Choctaw tribe and the Federal government. The government ceded to the Indians a tract of country […]

  • Vol 24  Issue 1,210 April 2, 2020

    PO Box 2, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73402 Email: butchbridges@oklahomahistory.net, Phone: 580-490-6823 A Glimpse Into The Past Ardmore, Oklahoma October 1955 Ardmore Air Force Base cancelled “open house” to be held October 6, 1955 due to a number of cases of infectious mononucleosis or glandular fever. The disease called flu like symptoms and were spread by respiratory […]