This and That Newsletter
Vol 22  Issue 1,138     Circulation 5,000      November 15, 2018
Ardmore, Oklahoma
My permanent email address:

Being the holidays, this week's newsletter might be a little short.




November 1934
Funeral services for Charles A. "Pretty Boy" Floyd will be public. The family has abandoned the idea of a private service as virtually impossible. The services will be held in the Akins Community Church 10 miles northeast of Sallisaw, Oklahoma on Sunday.

November 1934
James Treet, 52, is in the Hardy Sanitarium in a dangerous condition, suffering from a fractured skull and a broken arm as the climax to a fight with Homer Satterfield, 26, who is in jail facing charges. Treet and Satterfield quarreled over a pecan orchard and Satterfield is alleged to have beaten the elderly man over the head with a .22 caliber rifle. The rifle was broken into pieces. Both men are the residents of the Newport community.

November 2003
Randy Hinkle has resigned his position as Lone Grove Police Chief effective Friday November 28th. Hinkle is the 7th Lone Grove Chief of Police. The first was Daryl Davis, a city marshal until he became the first police chief. Following his departure Bobby Parker was appointed to the job. Parker, in turn, was succeeded by Dearl Cathey from 1983 to 1990. Gary Wilson succeeded Cathey and stayed for 3 years. Danny Howard joined the local force in July of 1993 and was interim chief until getting the top job in 1993. Howard remained until taking on the position of City Manager in 1997. Dale Uptergrove became the six chief of police of Lone Grove and stayed for 3 years, and was succeeded by Randy Hinkle. Robert Oldham served as interim chief until January 20th 2004, when he was appointed to the chief's job.




Q.  Where in Oklahoma is one of the world's most terrifying sink holes?

A.  Answer in next week's newsletter

Here's a couple of pavers I sandblasted the other day.

Below is from This and That newsletter archives of November 16, 2006

"Our beautiful Chickasaw National Park here at Sulphur has donned her spectacular dress for the season. Here is a mere -------------------------------------------------------------------------




Some mail from this week's MAILBAG.....





See everyone next week!

Butch and Jill Bridges

"Friends Make Life Worth Living"
PO Box 2
Lone Grove, Oklahoma 73443
Vicious Dog Attacks in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Bells:
Bill Hamm's Cemetery Database
American Flyers Memorial Fund - Administration Webpage
Official American Flyers Memorial Website
Ardmore Army Air Field/Ardmore Air Force Base Website
Mirror Site of the Ardmore Army Air Field/Ardmore Air Force Website
Carter County Government Website

T&T Sign Up Form

* indicates required
Email Address *
First Name
Last Name

All previous issues of This & That can be found on my Website's archives.
Feel free to forward this free newsletter. Mailouts: over 1,400.
To be removed from my T&T mailings, just send me an email.
I do not sell, trade or give my mailing list to anyone for any reason.