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Captain John Hart, Part 2

John Hart and Holland Coffee entered into a dispute over land that became complicated and lengthy. This dispute included Coffee’s one-time partner, Silas Colville. Historical accounts do not portray any...

Captain John Hart, Part I: The First Recorded White Man to Set Foot on the Red River in Texomaland

The Expedition into Uncharted Territory We find fur trapper, John Hart, satisfying his debts in the Buckeye State* and heading south to three-year-old Arkansas Territory in 1822. * There, John acquired a...

Garmania: The Much Under-Appreciated Gar Fish Species

Vicious-looking teeth, armored bodies, and huge in size describes the Gar fish. Sport fisherman know this fish to be as great of a fighter as the Striped Bass, and they love to hunt and fish for them. Before...

Texomland, Economically Speaking, Doing Great!

Texomaland has done well in surviving the pandemic, economically speaking. There have been a lot of economic setbacks, but when you drive around in both states, you see cars parked in front of all the...

Lake Texoma Family Fun Activities: Geocaching Adventures

Geocaching adventures is a great family fun activity to take part in year-round. As the busy lake season winds down, families often have more time for Geocaching. What is Geocaching? Geocaching is much like...

Pet Safety at the Lake Year Round

There are many precautions you can take to ensure your pet’s safety while you enjoy lake life with friends and family. Vaccinating your pet keeps it safe from diseases from wild animals and you safe from...

The Story of Erwin Evans Smith: Preserver of the Cowboy Way

He preserved the history of cowboy life on the range after the cattle drives ended and before the West had changed forever by learning to develop pictures of the working cowboy with a Kodak camera. Erwin Evans...

The Big 2020 Election: Preparing to Vote in Texomland

The voting process in the U.S. can seem complex. In the first section, I give only the facts that might make understanding the voting process simple and clear up a rumor. Then, I discuss how voting procedures...

Innovations for Modern Camping

In my other job, teaching English online, I read interesting articles with intermediate to advanced students. One of my students chose an article about a floating tent, and I decided to look at other great...

Where Did Fishing Poles Come From?

No doubt about it, fishing is big business on Lake Texoma. In 2019, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the Texas Parks and Wildlife found that between December 2018 and July 2019 that...

Remembering Lori Dean Thomas

Agent Lori Dean Thomas: Her Story I wrote this story because as we get into the summer season and the Fourth of July celebrations with a lot of party destination tourists heading our way in Texomaland, we all...

Lake Texoma 2020 Fireworks 4th of July Celebrations

Lake Texoma 2020 Fireworks 4th of July Celebrations Lake Texoma celebrates the 4th of July with a number of fireworks displays for the community. Mark your calendars for the following 4th of July events and...

Guy Fieri's American Kitchen + Bar at Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant: Opening Soon

Guy’s restaurant was supposed to open April 2020 at the popular casino in Durant, Oklahoma. That proved to be the wrong time to open a restaurant anywhere in the world. The hiring process for the...

Changes in How Texoma Lives and Works

Have people been coming to Texoma to work remotely on their boats, in their campers, or at their second homes during the pandemic? That was a question posed to me. I cannot measure that demographic after...

Resources for Fresh Meat From Local Ranchers and Farmers

You can buy your meat direct from local ranchers and farmers. You may have noticed empty shelves at the meat counters in grocery stores lately. Be assured that there is not a meat shortage. There are a few...

What the Stimulus Package Means to Small Businesses, Families, Individuals, and Our Local Governments

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act I started contacting U.S. Senator and Congressman's aides about six weeks ago to find out what the stimulus bill will mean to people and small...

Marina Health on Lake Texoma is Looking Good!

I was able to talk to someone at almost all the marinas on Lake Texoma. Many reported being busy and some reported they were almost booked up. All of them are stressing the importance of social distancing....

A Short History of Hoarding During Times of Crisis

Dante Alighieri was a 14th-century poet born in the Republic of Florence in today’s Italy. “The Inferno” is the first part of his epic poem, Divine Comedy. Dante writes the first known...

Chickasaw Nation Fur Trade Rendezvous at Ft. Washita April 1 - 5

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED Fur Trading and Fashion Fashion designers in Paris and London played a huge part in expanding the U.S. to create what America is today. Affluenza, as it does today, demanded the...

Bill Boyd and the Cowboy Ramblers

What was it really like when cowboys in Texas and Oklahoma finished their day’s work in the 1920s? Cowboys earned $20 to $30 a month, plus room and board back then. It cost the average U.S. citizen $620...

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