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  • Home and Garden Show

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Randy and Sheryl Ingram knew exactly what they were looking for when they visited the Good Food Festival and Home and Garden Show last weekend. They also knew exactly what they didn’t want to find. “We don’t want a summer-long project,” said Randy Ingram. “We love to visit...

  • Music still in the blood of retired music teacher

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Kriss Harris knew that after she retired, she would do volunteer work. “I knew I wanted to pay back the city that was a great place to grow up,” said Harris. “And I got a great education at [Northeastern State University].” She describes her career in choral music for Tahlequah Public...

  • The Library Shelf 04-08-14

    Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    National Library Week is coming up next week, but at the library, I think we are pretty much celebrating the whole month. We have an Edible Book Festival on April 12, a downtown reading flash mob April 18 and the Friends of the Library Used Book Sale April 24-27. The theme of this year’s...

  • What's Happening

    Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Sunday, April 6 Stillwater Homebuilders Association Home and Garden Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Payne County Expo Center. Olivet Cemetery Association Annual Meeting, 2 p.m., 1/2 mile east of Olivet Cemetery on 740 Road. Information: Sherian Jennedy at 405-547-5008 or olivetcemetery@aol.com. OSU...

  • Good Food Fest

    Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    About a dozen members of the mobile food movement roared into Tahlequah Friday and local residents turned out to sample the food truck fare. The Good Food Festival, sponsored by the Tahlequah Main Street Association and Tahlequah Aera Chamber of Commerce, kicked off at 11 a.m. Friday at three...

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    Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    (MCT) McClatchy-Tribune News Service AT HOME Budget for Monday, April 7, 2014 At Home, a premium package of stories and visuals, moves Mondays to At Home subscribers. Individual stories and art are available for a la carte purchase. To subscribe, please call Rick DeChantal at 866-280-5210 or...

  • Monday, April 7: GOOD MORNING!

    Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Here's a look at Tuesday's Press lineup: • Sean Rowley will report on the Navajo speaker at NSU today. • Teddye Snell will have a feature on National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and local efforts on that front. • Josh Newton will bring you the details of Saturday's Home and Garden Show.

  • Addicted Oklahoma: How can Oklahoma combat doctor-shopping?

    BY JACLYN COSGROVE and WARREN VIETH | Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Jaclyn Cosgrove and Oklahoma Watch investigative reporter Warren Vieth chatted with readers Monday about Oklahoma's prescription drug abuse and overdose problem. The two media entities partnered together for a special report to raise awareness about this issue and ...

  • Addicted Oklahoma: Problem prescribers help fuel deadly epidemic

    BY WARREN VIETH, JACLYN COSGROVE, ANDREW KNITTLE and PHILLIP O'CONNOR | Updated: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    While much of Oklahoma's enforcement efforts are aimed at drug-seekers, far less effort is dedicated to identifying, investigating and pursuing the problem providers — the doctors who supply the sometimes deadly dosages.

  • Nebraska City gains recognition from Smithsonian Magazine

    Updated: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    Being right in the middle of the Midwest gives Northwest Missouri residents ample opportunity to visit charming small towns in every direction. However, not many towns near our area are nationally recognized as one of the best in the country. Nebraska City, Neb., recently was honored by...

  • Farmers' market set for Saturday opening

    Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    TAHLEQUAH — Spring is in full swing, and area residents will get their first opportunity to shop the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market this Saturday, April 5. “I’m just so excited I can hardly contain myself,” said TFM President Marla Saeger. “We have a number of returning vendors, along...

  • Friday, April 4: GOOD MORNING!

    Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    How about a quick look at Sunday's Press? • Teddye Snell is checking out the food trucks at this weekend's Home and Garden and Good Food Fest. • It's National STDs Awareness Month, and Sean Rowley has some important information on the subject. • Sean will also continue his series on the...

  • THINGS TO DO — Festivals 04.04.14

    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    GOOD FOOD FESTIVAL, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 4 and 5, Norris Park, Tahlequah. Everything home and garden plus carefully selected food trucks from the area will be there. Vendors will showcase products, services and ideas for spring and summer gardens. Demonstrations are planned. Information:...

  • Tahlequah Farmers’ Market to open for season Saturday

    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    TAHLEQUAH — Spring is in full swing, and area residents will get their first opportunity to shop the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market this year on Saturday. “I’m just so excited I can hardly contain myself,” said TFM President Marla Saeger. “We have a number of returning vendors, along...

  • Farmers’ market set for Saturday opening

    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Spring is in full swing, and area residents will get their first opportunity to shop the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market this Saturday, April 5. “I’m just so excited I can hardly contain myself,” said TFM President Marla Saeger. “We have a number of returning vendors, along with some new...

  • On Gardening: Southern maidenhair fern and Spanish bluebells create a garden picture

    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    The native Southern maidenhair fern has always been a plant that somehow magically calms me, relieving stress. They also entice me to pause and look not only at their beauty but the surrounding plant community as well. I have a new favorite companion for the fern: the Spanish bluebell. The...

  • Texoma Home and Garden Show draws visitors, vendors to help a good cause

    Updated: Sat, Mar 29, 2014

    The fourth-annual Texoma Home and Garden Show kicked off Saturday at Loy Park in Denison, and will continue through the weekend. The event is sponsored by Texoma Builders, an association that works to benefit builders and their associates in Grayson, Fannin and Cooke Counties, said Executive...

  • Talkin' with Sal: Zooming along

    Updated: Sat, Mar 29, 2014

    Whether it was easy or hard, fun or horrible, it seems that we've nearly succeeded in kicking March to the curb. Although it comes every year, this getting through the 31 days of March was made far more difficult than it usually is because our staycation weekends involved nothing farther than...

  • THINGS TO DO — Festivals 03.28.14

    Updated: Fri, Mar 28, 2014

    GOOD FOOD FESTIVAL, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 4 and 5, Norris Park, Tahlequah. Everything home and garden plus carefully selected food trucks from the area will be there. Vendors will showcase products, services and ideas for spring and summer gardens. Demonstrations are planned. Information:...

  • Madison Square Garden a special arena for basketball

    Updated: Thu, Mar 27, 2014

    Aside from some lettering beyond each end line, all of the courts in the NCAA Tournament are exactly the same. It is an effort to promote neutrality, to spread the idea that every site is just like all the others. On that score, two words come to mind for the East Regional on Friday night: fat...



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