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Jordan Green says if Oklahoma wants young blood, the state "needs...
I love the state of Oklahoma. I was born and raised here. My family is here. My friends are here. The people here are the best in the world; I...

Entertainment: Can we talk about the "Black female 007"?
We've seen the headlines. “007” is going to be played by an African-American woman in 2020's untitled 25th James Bond film. Most of you, however,...

Looking Back- Thinking Forward: Positivity for Blackwell starts...
Looking Back – Thinking Forward Folks, here’s something to think about: Down through the days, weeks, months and years, some of our friends...

Jordan Green says to put the phone down- live in the moment
Call me cliché, but there’s nothing more important than living in the moment. Last week, I was able to spend some quality time with two of my...

Review: SPIDER-MAN FAR FROM HOME is, surprisingly, a 'Home'run
“MJ...I’m...” “Spider-Man? It’s kind of obvious.” The Jon Watts-directed SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME released this past week and works overtime...

Review: YESTERDAY is a "heart lifting ode to magic, music, and love"
“You want a good life? It's not complicated. Tell the girl you love that you love her, and tell the truth to everyone.” Danny Boyle's...

Looking Back- Thinking Forward: Braum's is gone, now what?
There sure are a lot of sad faces around Blackwell this past few days! Why, you ask? Read on: Mainly because of the recent tragic fire at...

Jordan Green praises BHS Teacher Cox
For a number of years, public schools have focused on teaching students about five different subjects: reading, writing, math, history, and...

"Our" View: The Railroad
When Blackwell got hit by flooding last month, everyone scrambled to take care of homes and businesses that were damaged. The response was...

The most patriotic films to watch for July 4: Jets, Tomahawks, and...
“We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We're going to live on...we're going to survive! Today, we celebrate...

Review: ANNABELLE COMES HOME is funny, scary, and spiritual
“Not all ghosts are bad.” ANNABELLE COMES HOME, the third film in the “Annabelle” sub-franchise that spawned from 2013’s THE CONJURING- part...

Jordan Green recounts a Saturday bonding with his father
I'm a firm believer that there is a plan for everything in this world. It's not always our plan, and we don't always see it coming. But it always...

Exclusive: Interview with BITE ME star/writer Naomi McDougall Jones
The 2019 indie film BITE ME, now available to purchase digitally on Amazon and other sites, is currently rolling out across the United States in...

Review: Indie film BITE ME is "quirky"; "heartfelt rom-com"
“You make me want everything I thought I was better than, you make me feel like all that garbage might be enough.” The Blackwell...

Letter to the Editor: Don't give up on Blackwell Middle School
Dear Editor: Community can be defined as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. I...