Gould, Oklahoma: A Small Town with a Big Heart
In the southwestern corner of Oklahoma lies Gould, a tiny gem with a population just shy of 200. This small town embodies the quintessential charm of rural America, where the sense of community is palpable. Amidst the changing demographics and the challenges of urban migration that have seen its numbers dwindle to 94 in 2023, Gould's spirit remains unbroken. The diversity of its residents, the strong bonds forged by shared experiences, and the pride in high rates of home ownership and high school graduation rates among the white population are the threads that create the town's rich social tapestry.
The Enduring Legend of Dodson's Lost Spanish Gold
In the heart of Dodson lies a legend as rich as the treasure it speaks of—the Lost Spanish Gold. Whispered down through generations, the tale dates back to the Spanish colonial era, a time of great conquests and hidden riches. It is said that a vast cache of gold, looted by Spanish conquistadors from the New World, was buried somewhere in the area, concealed from the prying eyes of indigenous peoples and competing European powers.
Echoes of the Past: Uncovering the Mystique of Carey Ghost Town
In the heart of Texas lies the quiet town of Carey, a place where history whispers from the abandoned structures and desolate streets. This small population center, now considered a ghost town, was once captured in the evocative photographs of Dorothea Lange during the Great Depression. Her images, including the memorable shot of a forsaken cafe, are powerful symbols of the town's vibrant past and its subsequent decline with the advent of agricultural mechanization.
A Stroll Through Time: The Historic Main Street of Hollis, New Hampshire
Nestled in the picturesque New England landscape, Hollis, New Hampshire, invites visitors to take a leisurely stroll down its Historic Main Street, a veritable journey through time. This storied thoroughfare, flanked by architectural treasures from various periods, tells the rich heritage of the town. From the Nichols Home with its air porches to the Classical Revival Hollis Social Library, each structure reflects a piece of American history, showcasing craftsmanship and community as the enduring heartbeats of life.
The Notorious Speed Trap of Estelline: Safety Measure or Exploitation?
Estelline, a small town in Hall County, Texas, has earned a reputation that contrasts sharply with its quaint appearance. Known as the leading speed trap in North America, Estelline's vigilant enforcement of traffic laws along U.S. Highway 287 has sparked a mix of controversy and interest. The town's notoriety was solidified when the National Motorists Association named it the #1 'Worst Speed Trap City' in 2012, a title that has since brought attention to its policing strategies and the high percentage of revenue derived from traffic fines.
Today the gas price is close to $2.87 in Wellington as of 2023-11-25. Find the available station near you.
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RECORD RELEASE: Tony Thomas And The Orpheum’s 95-Year-Old Mighty Wurlitzer Organ
Orpheum Theatre Group Announces Record Release, Featuring Tony Thomas And The Orpheum’s 95-Year-Old Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. MEMPHIS LISTENING LAB ALBUM RELEASE PARTY DECEMBER 6. The Orpheum Theatre Group is excited to announce the release of A Very Mighty Christmas – Tony Thomas plays the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ – the...
Everyday People: Snapshots of the Black Experience opens on January 20th at MoSH
The Museum of Science & History is pleased to announce an original exhibition of historical photographs of twentieth-century African American men, women, and families. Everyday People: Snapshots of the Black Experience opens on January 20th, 2024, in Gallery B on the 2nd floor of the museum. Historical photographs give modern viewers a mysterious glimpse into our ancestors’ lives.
Fillies fall to Lady Rockets, 64-23, in Abernathy
The Olton Fillies’ varsity basketball team fell to the Wellington Lady Rockets on Thursday morning, 64-23, in the first round of the Abernathy Basketball Tournament. With the loss, the Fillies fall to 0-4 overall on the season. Presley Kane picked up a steal and got it ahead to Allie...
1 dead, 4 injured in chain reaction semi crash on I-40 in Wheeler County
One person was killed and four others injured in a chain-reaction crash involving multiple vehicles stopped on Interstate 40 in Wheeler County over the weekend. A preliminary investigation revealed that I-40 westbound lanes, about four miles east of Shamrock, were blocked by a crash in which a pickup towing a trailer had jack-knifed, resulting in closures of both westbound lanes, the Texas Department of Public Safety said. The traffic was stopped at about 8:14 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 12.
Texas High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Hall County Today - November 14
There is high school basketball competition in Hall County, Texas today, and the inside scoop on how to watch these matchups is available below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:30 PM CT...
Unique Airbnb: Spend The Night In A Historic County Jail In Texas
When searching for an Airbnb, you find plenty of places that seem like a perfectly average house. There usually isn't anything that makes it stand out, other than the price. Once in a while, you come across something that is truly unique. Like this small-town Airbnb that was once a...
Today the gas price is close to $2.61 in Memphis as of 2023-11-23. Find the available station near you.
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Wellington rolls past Vega in bi-district football matchup
Coming off a disappointing loss to close the regular season and slip out of first place in the district, the Wellington Skyrockets sure bounced back to start the playoffs. The offense scored on all but two possessions and the defense recorded a shutout as Wellington trounced Vega 44-6. The Skyrockets are going to...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Wellington as of 2023-11-18. Find the available station near you.
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Wellington rolls to 44-6 win to eliminate Vega and advance to area round
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Wellington Skyrockets bounced back after losing to Clarendon last week to claim the bi-district round victory against Vega. The Skyrockets got out to a 24-0 lead thanks to some strong play from senior running back Nixon Folk who rushed for one touchdown and threw for another in the first quarter.
American Legion to honor veterans in Hedley
American Legion Adamson-Lane Post 287 members this week will place American flags on the graves of 250 veterans buried in the Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. The flags will be placed on the graves on Friday November 10, at 9:00 a.m. in honor of departed veterans who have served this country’s military. Then, on Monday, November 13, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., the Post will hold its annual Veterans Day service at the Hedley Lions Club building.
Whooping crane poachers fined $68,000
As Oklahoma’s sandhill crane hunting season opens and the whooping crane migration is also underway, hunters have a stark reminder about the cost of shooting the wrong kind of bird this year. Four Oklahomans killed four endangered whooping cranes on November 5, 2021. Each was sentenced this month in...
Video Report: What Caught My Eye: Nov. 6, 2023
Catch up on the latest in this episode of "What Caught My Eye". From a captivating deer video from Hollis, Oklahoma, to the kick-off of OU women's basketball season, and a peek into an extravagant holiday home in Turtle Creek, Dallas. Tune in now!
The gas price fluctuate between $2.65 and $2.69 in Memphis as of 2023-11-16. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.342, a week ago the price is $3.401 , according to AAA.