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Customers wait for “Back to the Future” to start after the sun sets at the Chief Drive-In in Ninnekah. Gov. Stitt expanded non-essential business closures to all 77 Oklahoma counties, which will affect drive-in theatres.
Drive-In Theatres Fail to Stay Open During Pandemic Despite Strong Preventative Measures
April 2, 2020

NINNEKAH -- As the COVID-19 outbreak worsens in the United States, some Oklahoma drive-in theatres were trying to keep their doors open to cure cabin fever.   Drive-ins across Oklahoma were...

Lebanese Sisters Bring Middle Eastern Flavor to Norman

April 27, 2017

An aroma of meats cooking and Middle Eastern pastries baking filled the air in the small takeout restaurant wedged between Sonic and 7-Eleven. Sisters Mediterranean Taste, located on the intersection...

Creek Business Woman Finds Advantages in Being a Minority

April 1, 2017

Many minority business owners have legitimate complaints when it comes to breaking into the business environment, but a Native American business owner recognizes it as a positive. Salina Dornan owns...

Chickasha landmark still smoking after decades of business

April 1, 2017

Waffle fries, ribs and brisket. A secret sauce that no one knows the recipe to, and great hospitality. Roy’s Barbecue opened in Chickasha, OK 46 years ago, and the smoky fire has yet to subside. Roy...

Oklahoma City Sandwich Shop Employs Daughter to Help Business

April 1, 2017

The owners of a sandwich shop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, have decided after nine years to transfer operational duties to their daughter in hopes of promoting their restaurant online and reaching a younger...

Norman Museum Exhibit Emphasizes Unique Environmental Sustainability Practice

Norman Museum Exhibit Emphasizes Unique Environmental Sustainability Practice
March 4, 2017

A museum in Norman, Oklahoma, recently opened an exhibit which combines indigenous knowledge and modern science to deliver environmental sustainability. The Sam Noble Museum unveiled “Roots of Wisdom:...

International Students are Given Something to ‘Buzz About’

March 3, 2017

The pungent smells of Indian curry and African rice wafted into the Bookmark Café as students huddled around foods most had never before seen. The University of Oklahoma’s Information Technology...

Native American Culture Spreads to Future Generation

Tracey Satepauhoodle-Mikkanen, Executive Director of the Jacobson House, teaches students.
March 1, 2017

A festival was held at the Jacobson House Native Art Center aiming to make younger students more aware of Native American cultural and history. Students from Kennedy Elementary came in different shifts...

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