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I'm a retired kindergarten teacher and author with three children and three grandchildren.
Interests: gardening, writing, cats, education
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This will be my final post for Caddo- My Home Town. If you still desire to read about the history of our little town, please visit Caddo, Oklahoma History and Memories on Facebook. It seems fitting to end the blog... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
The Durant Weekly News October 25, 1946 Caddo, North-County Trading Center, Has Growing Pains Caddo- Special to The Democrat- Caddo is coming alive in many ways, a reporter found out on a recent visit to that thriving north Bryan county... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
Posted Jul 17, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
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Posted Jul 16, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
This was quite an attraction in the area and many locals went down to the Red River to see it. Shreveport Journal, April 1, 1905 Bennington Tribune, April 27 Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
TRAC’s Annual Buffalo Trail BBQ Saturday, July 30, in Caddo Serving will begin at 11:00 after the Rodeo Parade and end at 1:00pm. Don’t be late! Lunch is just $10.00 and will be served in the Rock Community Building. BBQ... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
Today was a celebration of 150 years of Caddo history! The new capsule will be buried in September. Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
Durant Daily Democrat July 12, 1910 Red Roses May Bloom for Father Nominal House Head May be Real Thing Once a Year Kansas City, Mo. July 11- Dad may have his day in Kansas City as well as in Spokane,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
The Caddo Herald April 27, 1923 What the New Alien Law Does Expatriation No Longer Penalty for Marriage for American Women Gives Right to Citizenship Hereafter a Married Woman Neither Gains Nor Loses Citizenship by Marriage or her Husband’s Naturalization... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
Caddo Oklahoma Sesquicentennial Celebration July 2, 2022 10 am to 2 pm Pavilion in Downtown Caddo Bring your lawn chairs! Food trucks available. A guest post by Vesta Baker: An informal gathering at Caddo Dairy Queen, in November 2021, has... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
If your ancestor often went to Colorado for summer vacations, this may be why: Manitou, Colorado was founded in 1872 by General William Jackson Palmer and Dr. William Abraham Bell and quickly became so popular that Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
The Caddo Herald February 27, 1948 Caddo Womens Clubs Dine for Golden Jubilee Fete The Caddo Civic Club and the Caddo Woman’s Club celebrated the Golden Jubilee Thursday last with a luncheon at one p.m. in Community Hall, honoring the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
Durant Weekly News July 18, 1919 Caddo School Row Results in Shooting As the result of a shooting over a school election held at Caddo Wednesday, Dr. H. E. Rappolee, influential citizen of Caddo and well-known here, is under bond... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town
The Caddo Herald June 3, 1910 U. C. V. Decoration Day Camp Cooper No. 1431 U. C. V. and the members of the G. A. R. of Caddo met at the Court room the evening of the 30th and together... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2022 at Caddo- My Home Town