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  • A Rivalry Renewed

    August 26, 2019

    Nine miles.  That’s all it takes to divide Murray County, Oklahoma each September. Once a year the distant Arbuckles tremble with the intensity of a feud that has raged with passion for generations, and it’s known by three words.  Murray County Bedlam. Sons, fathers, ...

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  • Guide to the Northeast Region of Chickasaw Country

    August 26, 2019

    In south-central Oklahoma, you will find 13 counties that are part of Chickasaw Country. The area is 7,648 square miles of lakes, waterfalls, ziplines, festivals, museums, and so much more fun. Chickasaw Country is broken up into 4 regions– northwest, southwest, northeast, and southeast. Each of the 4 regions are home ...

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  • Guide to the Southeast Region in Chickasaw Country

    August 26, 2019

    In south-central Oklahoma, you will find 7,648 square miles of lakes, waterfalls, ziplines, festivals, museums, and so much more! Chickasaw Country is broken up into four regions: northwest, southwest, northeast, and southeast. Each of the four regions is home to unique events and beautiful scenery.  The southeast region ...

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  • Guide to the Northwest Region in Chickasaw Country

    August 26, 2019

    I’m the kind of person that buys everything Oklahoma - Oklahoma shirts, mugs, hats, blankets, and so much more. To say I’m obsessed with Oklahoma is probably an understatement. Oklahoma is made up of 77 counties, but the 13 counties in south-central Oklahoma are part of Chickasaw Country (...

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  • Friday Night Eats in Chickasaw Country

    August 26, 2019

    The most wonderful time of year is finally here! No, not Christmas … it’s finally football season! It’s time for big expectations and big dreams. It’s the time of year when the entire town rolls out on Friday nights to the stadium in hope ...

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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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  • 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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About our Bloggers

Hi friends! This is the Chickasaw Country team. We are a group of folks dedicated to showing off all the great people and places around our area. Whether you enjoy the outdoors, shopping, festivals, or just getting away from it all, Chickasaw Country offers plenty of getaways to choose from. Follow along with our travels and find your next adventure!