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Lights, camera, Oklahoma! Our state (and county) in Hollywood
Everyone who's come near Blackwell knows two famous tidbits about the area: hide and seek champion Amelia Earhart allegedly stayed at the Larkin...

Jordan Green: Supporting local business
Blackwell could be called the Fast Food Capital of the World. Not because we have a lot of fast food options, but because the few fast food...

Entertainment: Oscar nominations
The Academy Awards are a damn joke, but I don't need to tell you that. Yesterday morning, January 22, the nominees for the 91st annual Academy...

Jordan Green: How do we define "masculinity" and what it's about?
Once again, our society has found another way to blame its problems on something other than the actual source of the problems. The American...

Entertainment: True Detective, Project Blue Book, and Resident Evil 2
Too much to cover, too little time! In the landscape of film, not much has been happening as the industry and world at large quietly await the...

Jordan Green on patience
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about this line: “Patience, young grasshopper.” I couldn’t tell you the first time I heard that phrase. I know it...

Letter to the Editor: Thankful for living in Blackwell
As a new year begins, I have been thinking of the several things that make me very thankful for living in Blackwell. I have only lived here 11...

Entertainment: Golden Globes 2019 Recap
This past Sunday NBC aired the 76th Annual Golden Globes with hosts Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Hot Rod) and Sandra Oh (Grey's Anatomy,...

Jordan Green: What does 2019 mean for "Okies"?
What will 2019 mean for we Okies? When I set out to write this column, I had my thoughts about what would happen in 2019. But I wanted to know...

Review: SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE
"One thing I know for sure: don't do it like me. Do it like you.” SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE is a prime example of saving the best for...

Looking Back- Thinking Forward: Blackwell Hospital Part II
OUR BLACKWELL HOSPITAL – Part II I fell honored to be able to express my personal feelings about our local hospital, of special note is the...

Entertainment: What are the five best Christmas movies?
I didn't get to see SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDERVERSE this past weekend, which I'm upset about because I've heard it is fantastic, but I will be...

Jordan Green wonders why so few are interested in Office
If you’re looking to exercise your right to vote, 2019 won’t be the year for you. The upcoming year could have had a huge impact on our local...

The changing "nerd culture" and TITANS Part II: DC and Marvel
Where was I? Oh yeah. The early 2000's and the changing face of the “super-hero”. THE DARK KNIGHT and IRON MAN were colossal hits that...

Looking Back- Thinking Forward: Blackwell Hospital
OUR BLACKWELL HOSPITAL – Part I If there ever was a time in our city’s history to be galvanized in unity, it is now. Our combined vision will...