Monday, July 4, 2022

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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...
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...
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,...
poetry

Poetry: ‘Love is such a small word’

I was in the middle of the Sisyphean task of tidying my office recently, when I realized just how much stuff I had. I...
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...
cheese-melting machine

Professor Swadley and the cheese-melting machine

Are you keeping up with the state of Oklahoma's surprising Swadley's saga? Sure you are. The recent troubles regarding a now-terminated Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation...
special sessions

Overtime: The match continues with special sessions

So Oklahoma lawmakers are headed to round three — or is it four? The 58th Oklahoma Legislature will go down in history as having (at...
Markwayne Mullin debate

What would convince Markwayne Mullin to debate?

Who is afraid of a little healthy debate? No, this comic is not about Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt. Last week, it was U.S. Rep....

Recognize the old man’s wisdom this Father’s Day

It was never explicitly outlined in the movies, but the wisdom in the comic above seems like a hard and fast rule that works...

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