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Fort Worth, Texas business owner stretches his threads into Oklahoma

Fort Worth, Texas business owner stretches his threads into Oklahoma

Baylee Bates

December 9, 2017

Already thriving in Fort Worth, Texas, Steve Humble takes over and remodels store in Norman. The Squire Shop was founded in 1994 by the Fort Worth local now Lawton, Okla. native, Steve Humble. Humble had a love for three things: food, Miller Lite, and OU football so naturally, when he was offered the...

Small grocery store now seats 1,600

Small grocery store now seats 1,600

Baylee Bates

November 30, 2017

Joe T. Garcia’s has been growing thanks to family in the foreground of the business after 82 years of operation. Joe T. and Jessie Garcia moved from Michoacán, Mexico to the United States and opened a mom-and-pop grocery store in 1919. They ran it out of their home in Fort Worth. The couple serv...

Closing of exhibit wipes town’s existence

Baylee Bates

October 23, 2017

All that remains of Picher, Okla., are the memories of its nearly 14,000 former residents. In remembrance of the town, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art showcased an exhibit, “Picher, Oklahoma: Catastrophe, Memory, and Trauma.” Photographer Todd Stewart collected artifacts and photos of the town...

Ducks make community quack over art

Baylee Bates

October 16, 2017

Locally designed, produced, and placed; these fiberglass duck sculptures are the catalyst for art and human interaction in Norman, Okla. In 2010, the Norman Arts Council, Norman Public Arts Board (PAB), and the Firehouse Art Center (FAC) all worked together to develop a project that would strengthen...

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