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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Learn more … about the history of TVs


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To learn more about the history of TVs The Kid reads many different articles in newspapers, magazines and online in writing each week’s features. The history of television technology has generated a wealth of fascinating information which has been captured online, including articles, photos and even the singing jingle “Wow! I’ve bought color TV,” in […]

February 20, 2019

Hope for America from DC


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December 25, 2018 We pray for public officials, rulers and leaders in our own time. Give them wisdom in decrees and decisions, a will for the common good, and the courage to work for peace in local communities and among the nations. – Prayers of the People, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church midnight, Dec. 24 With all […]

December 25, 2018

Remember Jason Nichols Aug. 28


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Positive Politics by John M. Wylie II Our 2nd District Congressman since 2013 apparently doesn’t want the job, regularly saying ethics rules shackle citizen legislators. His growing wealth says otherwise, but up to now voters had little chance to help him come home. That will change Aug. 28 if registered Democrats and Independents vote for […]

August 18, 2018

Thanks for the great reviews


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Thanks to readers who have given great reviews. 5 stars: Author Wylie weaves a superb mystery-suspense using the book of Revelation and fictionalized historical events of the Byzantine Empire. Readers will savor history lessons while sight-seeing present-day Athens, the Grecian countryside, and sky-high monasteries in search of early Christian documents and art. The author blends […]

August 13, 2018