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Within The Realm

Jun 27, 2022

Ed Hicks had seen the telephone demonstrated at the St. Louis Exhibition and in 1885 concocted the plan to connect The Cherokee Capital of Tahlequah with the new bustling City of Muskogee by phone line. Traditional members of the tribe wanted to avoid additional incursions of American business and government in...

Jun 13, 2022

Jack McLemore was my 9th Grade Science teacher. He had been nick-named Happy Jack by the older boys because, they claimed, he only smiled when dishing out punishment. I was glad to have survived and left his class, but a little re-evaluation made me look at that year with Happy Jack differently.