Canvassing Chickasaw Country


  • 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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  • You Can't Beat the Art in Chickasaw Country

    July 8, 2016

    Hi friends! Katie here! Chickasaw Country is no stranger to wonderful art and rich culture. While I’m no artist, I do enjoy and appreciate the talent it takes to create such works of art. Lucky for you and me there are several places to enjoy art and ...

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  • A History Lesson in Lindsay

    June 20, 2016

    Hi friends! Katie here! I recently made a stop in Lindsay, OK, population 2,807, give or take a few. Lindsay is a great, quintessential small town. It’s got a Wal-Mart, a few gas stations, a Boomerang Diner (always a great hamburger), a redbrick-clad Main Street and the friendliest of ...

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  • Doin' What The Birthday Boy Likes

    June 18, 2016

    Friday, June 18, 1976. Ada, Oklahoma, was changed. A boy, a force of nature if you will, entered this world and Pontotoc County’s food supply was forever endangered. This mullet-clad young man was hungry, growing quickly and Cougar-maroon to the bone. Fast-forward forty years (and more than 20 No. 1 hits) and ...

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  • Catch This!

    June 13, 2016

    The other night I had a dream. A happy Jared was wading around the lake on a warm summer day, the sunshine enveloping me in its comforting rays, a koozie-wrapped beverage in my hand. It was pure bliss. Suddenly, I was ripped under the water by a strong tug at ...

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  • Fun In The Hashi' (Sun)!

    June 7, 2016

    What is your process for determining a successful road trip? Well I think I’ve got it  figured out with a simple mathematical algorithm. You just multiply the perceived distance traveled with the estimated associated expenses, add that product to the possible balance (or imbalance) of road trip ...

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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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