Canvassing Chickasaw Country

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  • The Top Small Towns in Chickasaw Country

    August 14, 2019

    Drive through a small town in Chickasaw Country, and everywhere you look you will see examples of local pride and tradition. Store windows painted with cheers for Friday’s game, the town flag flying high, and the water tower painted proudly with the town’s name to welcome ...

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  • Ten Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Chickasaw Country

    August 14, 2019

    You think you know south-central Oklahoma … but do you know these facts? Read below to find out 10 little known facts you might not know about Chickasaw Country.  1. Chickasaw Country is 13 counties of fun in south-central Oklahoma Drive south of Oklahoma City or north from the Red River and ...

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  • Labor Day in Chickasaw Country

    August 8, 2019

    Labor Day is near! How can this be? To me, it feels like it should still be May, but the summer flew by and now it’s time to celebrate the end of summer. So, let’s flip the calendar, put away our white clothes (I never follow ...

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  • Rush Springs Watermelon Festival Guide

    July 30, 2019

    Picture this. The year is 1948. The world is recovering from World War II. Gas is 16 cents a gallon, a loaf of bread is 14 cents, and you can go to the movies for just one dollar. The kids are playing Scrabble, South Pacific is on Broadway, and the first NASCAR race ...

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  • 8 Seconds on a Sheep: Your Guide to Mutton Bustin’

    July 24, 2019

    The Rocky theme song blasted through the speakers as rodeo cowboys and cowgirls were casually prepping for the evening rodeo behind the chutes, but in the rodeo ring, the REAL action was about to happen. Four little cowboys, decked-out in full cowboy gear, strutted into the Wynnewood IPRA Rodeo arena. ...

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  • National Day of the Cowboy

    July 24, 2019

    As the youngest girl in my family, I grew up loving baby dolls and pink bows. However, I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for cowboys. I blame this on a few things – my grandfather, my brother and my school.  John Wayne memorabilia covered ...

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  • Peach Picking in Chickasaw Country

    July 18, 2019

    14 miles northwest of Ada, on State Highway 3W, sits an unassuming roadside stand with all the fresh fruits and vegetables you’ll want this summer. Peach Tree Farms was established in 1989 as a family farm to Tim and Christy Blackburn, and 30 years later, it continues to be rooted in ...

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  • Stratford Peach Festival Guide

    July 17, 2019

    It’s that time of year again – the Stratford Peach Festival is almost here! If you love peaches, festivals, and small-town Oklahoma charm, this is the festival for you. Last year, I experienced the peach festival for the first time, and I can’t wait ...

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  • Cowboy Life in Chickasaw Country

    June 28, 2019

    The dictionary defines a cowboy as a man, typically one on horseback, who herds and tends cattle, especially in the western US. We get it. That’s how most people define cowboys. We picture John Wayne catching the bad guys or Lane Frost waving to the crowd after riding ...

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  • Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Chickasaw Country

    June 27, 2019

    The days are long and the weather is warm – summer is officially in full swing! Before this season comes to an end, we want you to make the most of your summer days. Read below to find the top 10 outdoor activities for you this summer in Chickasaw Country.  1. ...

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About Kalli Kliewer

Hi friends! I’m Kalli Kliewer, a small-town Oklahoma girl who loves the people and places in this great state. I’m a 20-something living the life in OKC who loves shopping, exploring, hanging out with my family and friends, and meeting new people!

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