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  • Capturing the Hashi

    August 25, 2016

    Hi friends! Katie here. We’ve been all about the Hashi this summer. From chasing the hashi, to soaking it up, we’ve been encouraging you to get out and enjoy what Chickasaw Country has to offer. As part of our Hashi summer, we recently held a contest ...

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  • Happy Birthday to You, National Park Service!

    August 11, 2016

    Hi friends! Katie here! It’s a big month for the National Park Service! This month on Aug. 25, the National Park Service will celebrate its centennial. For 100 years, the NPS has given many people the opportunity to get outside, enjoy the beautiful landscape and explore this great land of ...

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  • Watermelon: Salt or No Salt?

    August 10, 2016

    Hi friends! Katie here. Before I ever moved to Oklahoma, I knew about the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival. I’m not sure how I found out about the festival—maybe my dad, maybe a news article—but what I did know was it’s one of ...

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  • Back in the Saddle Again

    August 3, 2016

    Hi, friends! Katie here! About 20 minutes north of Ardmore sits one of Chickasaw Country’s most unassuming towns. Home to two churches, about 160 people and Sonny’s Grill and Country Store is Gene Autry, Oklahoma. If you take a few windy roads and head up a hill, you&...

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  • Flavors of Chickasaw Country: Edamame Sushi

    August 1, 2016

    Jared here and it’s time for another edition of Flavors of Chickasaw Country! When I found out about our next stop, admittedly I had to do a little research. A non-traditional Oklahoma fare, this restaurant brings Japanese cuisine to Ardmore with an American twist. Enter Edamame Sushi. This ...

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  • 110 Things I Love About The Artesian

    August 1, 2016

    Hey guys, Katie here! I just want to introduce our guest blogger from The Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa, Candice. In honor of the 110th anniversary of the original Artesian Hotel and the 3rd anniversary of the current Artesian, she's here to tell you what she enjoys about ...

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  • Life On Lake Murray

    July 25, 2016

    Jared here! I wanted to fill you in on a little fun fact about me: I am a HUGE history nerd. I love learning about the backgrounds of people and places in Oklahoma, so when I found out that Lake Murray State Park was the first state park in the ...

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  • A Golden Afternoon In Goldsby

    July 25, 2016

    GOLDSBY, AMERICA. It really doesn’t get more quintessential small town than this, folks. Located just south of the Canadian River, Goldsby represents the northern entrance to Chickasaw Country along Interstate 35. I was in the area the other day and figured I’d do some exploring. But seeing ...

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  • Peachy Keen in Chickasaw Country

    July 12, 2016

    Hi friends! Katie here. My summer has been building up to this one weekend: Stratford Peach Festival.  Yep, that’s right, the Stratford Peach Festival is this Saturday, July 16. I’m a fan of all things peach: peach cobbler, peach ice cream, peach tea, peach pie, and ...

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  • How the Sipokni West was Won

    July 11, 2016

    Hi friends! Katie here! Tucked away in Chickasaw Country lives a blast from the past, a treat of very western proportions and a place where Hollywood comes to get a taste of the Wild West. Sipokni West in Reagan, OK, gives visitors the chance to experience life when cowboys rode ...

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About Katie Rose

I'm Katie, a native Texan living in the heart of Oklahoma. Armed with my travel gear, I'm ready to take you on the adventure that is Chickasaw Country. Here we go!

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