A Vast Career

When acclaimed opera singer Barbara McAlister graduated from Oklahoma City University with a degree in vocal performance, she jumped into working summer theater. After...

Ready in Times of Need

Oklahoma is notorious for natural disasters, and living under a severe storm warning is par for the course each spring. In the heart of...

U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

Oklahoma was the 46th state to enact legislation that bans texting while driving. Despite this 2015 law, people are still doing it. “It’s a real...

Grass May Be Where It’s At

A 12,000-acre organic ranch just east of Sulphur might change your mind about what you eat for dinner. Peach Crest Ranch offers prairie-raised, grass-fed, antibiotic- and...

Growing the Gathering Place

Billions of words in millions of books – and the schoolchildren who read the books – provide the very magic that grows leaves on...

The Heart of a Servant

Oklahoma doctors often spend many hours a week providing free services on their personal time, serving on nonprofit boards and traveling to countries across...

Country Music Confidante

George. Reba. Merle. Glen. Ronnie. Tammy. For 40-plus years, Tom Carter has had first-name relationships with country music royalty. Many journalists covering the genre might...

Home to Roost

“I was ready for a lifestyle change.” After living in New York for eight years, Stephanie Forrest has returned to her roots and learned the same...

The Century-Old Boot

Thirty-three miles south of Tulsa’s high-rises sits an unassuming building on the quiet Main Street of Beggs. In the lower left corner of the...

Ending a String of Bad Luck

With the release of his new album, Get Ya’ Head Right, singer, harmonica player and Tulsa Sound architect Jimmy “Junior” Markham breaks a recording...
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