Ninety Pounds of Dynamite: Kate Barnard’s Lasting Impact

The first woman to hold statewide office in Oklahoma years before she could vote, Kate Barnard was instrumental in bringing many major reforms to the young state. Her work affected orphans, children, widows, education, working conditions and more. She laid the foundations that benefits Oklahomans to this day, but she was lost to history for over five decades until…

A Pretty Good Guy, He Just Liked To Rob Banks

Charles Parrott was a lot of things; A husband and father, farmer, rodeo rider and one of the most prolific bank robbers in his time. A new book about his criminal exploits authored by his daughter Susan, is now available. It also delves into what made Charles Parrott tick. The book “Catch Me Or Kill Me” is a long awaited chronicle of Charles’ life of crime with new surprises.

What Follows Is True: Crescent Hotel

There are plenty of ghost stories in the Ozarks’ but Sean Fitzgibbon’s graphic novel, a history really, provides the story of what is said to be the most haunted place in these hills. It’s a tale of a creepy old hotel perched at the highest point in town, a colorful charlatan claiming to have a cure for cancer and mysteries that linger to this day. Find more about Sean’s excellent book at