‘Nice People for Friends’

For some years, at precisely 8:30 a.m., Claremore’s Ray Bingham has gotten a phone call from veteran country-music star Leroy Van Dyke, known for...

Oklahoma’s Tribal Impact

A photo album of these native Oklahomans is striking. One picture is of an accomplished TV and film actress strolling down the red carpet;...

The Tulsa Zeitgeist

A couple of months ago in this space, I wrote about a then-upcoming event at Tulsa’s Will Rogers High School auditorium, honoring the musical legacy...

2019 Top Doctors

The physicians included in the following Castle Connolly Top Doctors listing exemplify the many pillars of excellence in medicine. Every doctor recognized was nominated...

Women and Power

Women are shaping Oklahoma’s future. We highlight a handful of the thousands of female leaders vying for change and fighting to make the state...

Worth the Wait

It took time for architect Brian Jaggers and his clients to find just the right location in Oklahoma City to build a dream home....

Frances Jordan-Rakestraw

Frances Jordan-Rakestraw, executive director of Greenwood Cultural Center, is a K-12 product of Tulsa Public Schools. She attended Ralph J. Bunche and John Burroughs...

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What the (Deep) Deuce?

The Deep Deuce district, once the heart of Oklahoma City’s African-American community in early 20th century, has been brought back to life. Gone are the...

‘A Black Hole… in a Good Way’

It happened in the early ’90s in an Oklahoma music store. John Cooper of the Red Dirt Rangers was chatting with the proprietor when...
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