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  • Vol 28 Issue 1,412 February 22, 2024

    The Daily Ardmoreite June 4, 1919 Second Ardmoreite Awarded Coveted Croix De Guerre French Government Honors Captain Willis L. Pearce, Who Died While Fighting The Ardmoreite is in receipt of a letter from Mrs Ada D. Pearce of Healdton giving the information that a French Croix De Guerre has been post-humously awarded her husband Captain…

  • Vol 28 Issue 1,411 February 15, 2024

    The grave below is in Row 4 of the confererate section of Rosehill cemetery in Ardmore. I checked with the cemetery office, they looked in their old yellowed book and there is no name recorded for that particular spot. I hope some super sleuths out there can help find who is buried here. All is…

  • HAM Radio Prepper

    By Butch Bridges KC5JVT via Echolinkbutchbridges@oklahomahistory.netArdmore, OklahomaUpdated: 02/13/24 – online since 02/10/24 The 3 – 3 – 3 HAM radio Plan for Preppers As the years ago by HAM radio as it is known today will be overcome for all intent and purposes with GMRS. GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) is “the thing” and it’s growing by…

  • Vol 28 Issue 1,410 February 8, 2024

    Sept 23, 1917. The Daily Ardmoreite: The completion of Ardmore‚Äôs new Convention Hall and its opening to the public in a concert by the Chamber of Commerce Band on Wednesday night of this week are events of importance in the development of Ardmore. This city has come to be one of recognized consequence and as…

  • Vol 28 Issue 1,409 February 1, 2024

    Back in February 2007 Chuck Stallcup created an interactive Google Map showing the location (and some historical info) of all the schools in Carter County, past and present. Wow, that was 18 years ago. I shared the Map on my website at that time. Well, Chuck has contacted me saying he has updated the map,…

  • Vol 28 Issue 1,408 January 25, 2024

    The Dailey Ardmoreite – October 2, 1952 Meteorite to be Taken to Albuquerque, Stirs Much Scientific Talk What is it made of and where did it come from? These are questions being asked about the Lake Murray meteorite as discovery of the celestial visitor in the big park early last month growing into a story…

  • Vol 28 Issue 1,407 January 18, 2024

    Springdale School and Pupils District 70 Springdale is located in a great truck growing region two and a half miles east of the fairgrounds. Springdale began its existence as a part of the Mary Niblack School district 15, in 1912 and it began its existence as a new district, number 70 in 1918. There is…

  • Vol 28 Issue 1,406 January 11, 2024

    The interstate’s shoulders from Ardmore to Davis were the last part to be completely finished around early 1970. I nearly met my waterloo coming back from OKC. I had delivered a patient to a hospital in Oklahoma City and on the way back in the Arbuckle Mountains I dozed off for just a second. During…

  • Vol 28 Issue 1,405 January 4, 2024

    Crowd is gathered in Ardmore on August 4, 1913, at Grand Avenue and C Street, N.W. to witness the driving of the first spike into the Ringling Railroad line.  Gov. Lee Cruce, seen at the left with a sledgehammer, prepared to swing and Jake Hamon, on the right in the white suit.  Mr. Hamon was…