McLoud Blackberry Festival honors the town’s history with a good, old-fashioned community affair, including a parade, pageant and, of course, general admiration of the dark, tart and juicy edible aggregate fruit.
“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”
“I remember the game machines. We would go in there at night,” Luke Dick said. “Being able to play all the video games for free was a serious draw for a toddler.”
“You can’t soak up love making television, but when you walk into that theater, you’re getting that investment,” he said.
“They melt in your mouth,” Pelter said. “We say they’re life-changing doughnuts. I can’t even eat other doughnuts anymore.”
Nearly a decade after forming in the Pacific Northwest, Tacocat performs in Oklahoma for the first time Feb. 16 at Opolis, 113 N. Crawford Ave., in Norman as part of its Southwest tour. “We’re excited to go. This is going to be a first,” said bassist Bree McKenna. Tacocat bandmates also include vocalist Emily Nokes,…
“When you diet and begin losing weight in a typical diet and exercise program, the body begins defending against that,” Keller said.
“Peppers Ranch is a community of like-minded foster parents,” said Tonya Ratcliff. “There are 13 houses at Peppers Ranch, and each one is rented by a foster family who must have a minimum of five foster children.”
“When they were having to carry my husband’s body up the side of the mountain, it showed a lot more than, actually, what I thought it did,” Shurama Prince said.
“We continue to perpetuate this idea that we’re outnumbered,” Owens said. “We keep saying, ‘My vote doesn’t matter.’ It’s just that the red [Republican] people are louder.”