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Catoosa

Call me Tag Agent: In Catoosa, a replacement steps up

If you didn't know how controversial a tag agent decision can be in Oklahoma, last week gave you quite the chance to get up...
wind, Mother's Day

Where Mother’s Day comes sweeping down the plain

Firstly, happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there. Instead of a sappy post going over all the wonderful things mothers do for us,...
The Patriot

It’s a tough life being ‘The Patriot’

What makes one a patriot in the modern day? The term, once used almost exclusively to describe people involved in the Revolutionary War, has...
Norman Music Festival

‘Very unique creature’: Norman Music Festival returns

A race against time will be underway on Main Street in Norman today as organizers scramble to construct concert stages in a five-hour window...
Brent Swadley

Brent Swadley in 2018: ‘Wouldn’t be where I’m at today if I followed by the rules’

At a conference featuring Christian business leaders in 2018, Swadley's Bar-B-Q founder Brent Swadley explained how he started his company by "bootlegging barbecue" in...
price of eggs

Frugal rabbit worried about the price of eggs

Not even the Easter Bunny is immune to the effects of inflation. It's something we all have to deal with currently, and it's something...
Swadley's Bar-B-Q

Pinnell: State will amend Swadley’s Bar-B-Q contract

Amid mounting concerns from lawmakers and a criminal investigation, the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department will be amending its contract with a Swadley's Bar-B-Q...
election security

‘Resistance is futile’: Beware of the Borg in election year

It's candidate filing time in Oklahoma once again, and this year we've got a spicy one on our hands. The Republican primary for governor got...
The Winchester Burger

Oklahoma’s mysterious case of The Winchester Burger

Bonds, budgets and burgers, oh my! The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department found itself under the microscope this past week regarding its financial expenditures,...
state parks

State parks management questioned on accounting, ‘unusual’ restaurant agreement

To close a two-hour meeting Thursday afternoon that featured legislators grilling Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department executive director Jerry Winchester about his decision to...

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