Beryl Ford Collection Hits The Historical Road

A “show and tell” series on the Beryl Ford Collection (BFC) is being sponsored through the Tulsa City-County Library System with Tulsa historian and BFC Executive Director Jerry Cornelius. The Beryl Ford Collection is the most extensive collection of historical photographs and artifacts of Tulsa, and the Rotary Club of Tulsa is preserving, digitizing and cataloging the collection as a community project.

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Running a Marathon to Help a Village

Jana Headrick, wellness director at Inverness Village, is training to run her first marathon and her goal is not only to finish, but to raise needed dollars to support the programs and research of the Arthritis Foundation.

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Zebco To Host Free Fishing Event

The sport of fishing can be given a free ‘test drive’ at the Zebco free “Take Me Fishing” Day on Saturday, June 4 at Mohawk and LaFortune Parks. No fishing license is required in Oklahoma on June 4 in honor of National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW), a national celebration that promotes reconnecting with family through the recreation of fishing and boating.

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An Evening of Music and Architecture for Council Oak

On July 9, Tulsans have a one-of-kind opportunity. Make that three unique opportunities.

At a cocktail party that evening, guests will have the opportunity to meet world-renowned composer and Broadway conductor David Friedman, tour the Mediterranean-style estate of John Piercey and hear a preview of “Listen To My Heart: The Songs of David Friedman.” Add to all that the chance to bid on unique Broadway packages! Proceeds benefit the Council Oak Men’s Chorale of Vocal Pride Foundation.

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Locust Grove Restaurant an Oiler Favorite

By Terrell Lester

Marcia Weaver has been serving up delightful, and tempting, surprises for some eight or nine years now as the fountainhead of DJ’s Diner in Locust Grove.

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KOTV News Welcomes Travis Meyer

On June 1, Travis Meyer will join The News on 6 Warn Team. I am so excited and eager to welcome Travis to The News on 6 Family. Travis and I have known and respected each other professionally for years, and we have many personal interests in common. We’re both ranchers, and we both chose to make our homes and raise our families in Oklahoma.

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VOA Offers Garage Sale Items

Volunteers of America (VOA) is hosting “The Great Tulsa Garage Sale” on Saturday, May 14, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday May 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Charles Page Flea Market, 3306 Charles Page Blvd. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to VOA.

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Child Abuse and Neglect: a Serious Threat to Tulsa Kids


Child Abuse and neglect is a serious threat to Tulsa’s children. Just how serious was graphically displayed in Presiding District Judge Tom Gillert’s courtroom during a ceremony to kick-off April as child abuse month.

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Texas-Based Sky Ranch Camp Opens in Northeast Oklahoma

Starting this summer, the Texas-based Sky Ranch summer camp will open a new facility at Cave Springs, located between Miami, Okla. and Joplin, Mo., just off I-44. Founded in 1955 by Mel and Winkie Brewer, Sky Ranch has hosted thousands of children over the last 50 years.

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Controversial Tattooing Almost as Old as Mankind


Tattooing is an old custom that is found around the world. It was practiced in Egypt before 1300 b.c. Evidence of tattooing was found in burial remains in Siberia dating from 300 b.c. and Julius Caesar reported that natives of Britain were tattooed when he invaded their island in 54 b.c.

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Crawfest Coming to the Plaza

Crawfest 2005 is coming to the Plaza Shopping Center at 81st Street and Lewis Avenue in Tulsa May 1 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Da’ Boat Seafood and Oyster Bar, Hebert’s Specialty Meats and the Plaza Shopping Center and is a benefit for the TheraPETics Service Dogs of Oklahoma organization.

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Panera Bread Hosts 8th ‘Knead to Read’

Every child “kneads” to have books, or so believes Panera Bread. On April 26 the eight Tulsa-area bakery-cafes will host the fourth annual Knead 2 Read Children’s Book Drive.

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