Monthly Archives: December 2008

Wanted: the best Okie blogs

Just when you thought the spreading of good cheer was winding down, along comes the 2008 Okie Blog Awards. Created in 2005, the fourth annual Okie Blog Awards continues its mission to expose the most talented, creative, and entertaining bloggers … Continue reading

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Voted most unusual Christmas card for 2008

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Holiday spirit shines through

You have to admire how some Okies suffer undue hardship and still retain a good attitude. Take this guy who was arrested by Creek County sheriff deputies just days before Christmas for walking a dog the wrong way. The case … Continue reading

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Doctor crime goes unnoticed

Oklahoma City police may have caught one criminal: A former day-care operator has been charged with child neglect for allegedly leaving a 5-year-old boy in her car for four hours while she went to a doctor’s appointment. But they must’ve … Continue reading

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A free-range browser

I prefer my web browser and eggs the same way: organic and free range. Ya see, I’ve raised chickens, and if chickens ever get happy, it’s when they are freed from their coop to forage in the yard and garden. … Continue reading

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Second Amendment tax challenged by legislators

The compassion for citizen rights is proving strong among at least two Oklahoma legislators. OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Eric Proctor today said he will file legislation to repeal the sales tax on the purchase of guns or ammunition in … Continue reading

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Following the auto bailout

I’ve been a strong critic of General Motors’ management style since notorious bean-counter Roger B. Smith began accelerating the company’s demise some 30 years ago. As the 1980s began, G.M. sat atop the automobile industry, as it had since the … Continue reading

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An Okay story

Town leaders in Okay, Oklahoma recently fired their entire two-man police force. And, as you might expect, crime is getting pretty bad already. Just how bad? …the town’s police station has now been robbed. City Clerk Sherry Cox says a … Continue reading

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Just in time for the holidays

Looking for that one-of-a-kind gift for the person who has everything? Then a Little Axe School throw might be right up your alley. It promises to be a great conversation piece for anyone’s home. You can order these through any … Continue reading

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USC’s good guy

The Trojans played a good, hard game against the Sooners the other night in Norman. Of course, the term “good” is relative. Griffin scored 11 of his 25 points after getting hit with an elbow in the second half, and … Continue reading

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