World War Two’s secret pilots

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By Faith Wylie Originally written for “For the Kid in You” week of 9-22-19 I spoke to the GFWC women’s club in Nowata on Tuesday. Of all my writings, they reacted most strongly to this week’s Kid feature. I had promised the Kid readers more information about Betty “Tack” Blake. I’ll lead with that, then […]

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Windsor Ridenour, The Tulsa Tribune’s last executive editor, died Thursday at age 80

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By John M. Wylie II Windsor Ridenour, The Tulsa Tribune’s last executive editor, past Oklahoma APME president and an Oklahoma journalism legend, died Thursday at age 80. His service was set for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the First United Methodist Church in Skiatook, Okla. Ridenour, a Skiatook native, earned his journalism degree from […]

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Cycle safely through spring

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Dust off your bike and feel the wind in your face as you peddle through the neighborhood. Bikes have been around for over 200 years. Karl von Drais of Germany patented the velocipede in 1818. It had no peddles. The rider sat on the frame and moved by kicking the ground. Pedals were added to […]

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Celebrate Earth Day on April 22, 2019

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Earth Day April 22, 2019 In 1970, millions protested to rid our cities of smog, clean up our waterways and protect dying animal species. That first Earth Day led Congress and President Nixon to create the Environmental Protection Agency and Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts. Today, the Earth Day movement has grown to over […]

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Positive Politics: For Beau Williams


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Independents can vote in the Democratic primary simply by asking for a ballot. WYLIE ENDORSES BEAU WILLIAMS FOR CORPORATION COMMISSIONER OOLOGAH (June 18, 2018)—John M. Wylie II, 2004 Democratic nominee for Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner and Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame publisher, today endorsed Beau Williams as the Democratic nominee for the OCC seat now held […]

June 18, 2018

Home for the holidays—but where is home?


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By JOHN M. WYLIE II It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving or Christmas or any other special occasion without hearng everyone from Perry Como to the Carpenters singing: Oh, there’s no place like the home for the holidays, ‘Cause no matter how far away you roam, When you pine for the sunshine of a friendly gaze, For […]

January 9, 2018

The 12 Days of Christmas


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We are sharing this favorite column that John Wylie wrote after spending more than two months in the hospital By John Wylie, 2012 On the first day of Christmas, my doctors gave to me, a bunch of drugs in an IV. On the second day of Christmas, my doctors gave to me, two output checks […]

December 31, 2017

Mom was a hero


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By John M. Wylie II  My mother, Laura Wylie, died at the age of 71 on Veterans Day 20 years ago today. It was ironic that her completely unexpected death, believed to be the result of medical malpractice, occurred on Veterans Day because she had devoted countless volunteer hours to the Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project […]

November 28, 2017

Powerful words and graphics


About Wylie Communications

“The difference between a bandit and a patriot is a good press agent.’’ —Will Rogers Wylie Communications has a lot in common with Will Rogers, whose Birthplace sits half a mile from our office. We offer small-town, common-sense communications solutions in multiple media that meet the needs of major national clients—and we have fun doing […]

November 28, 2017