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Will Rogers Fly-In this Saturday at Birthplace Ranch

The skies over Oologah will be abuzz with activity this weekend, with the return of the Will Rogers/Wiley Post Fly-in. Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Birthplace Ranch, the annual fly-in/day of remembrance will kick off at 7:30 a.m., with the arrival of smallengine planes from across the area and state, all of whom will converge on the Birthplace Ranch for a day of community engagement, and at which, attendees will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the planes and their pilots.

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Pryor pilot to announce plane arrival

After many years of commentary at the Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In, a new voice will announce planes as they arrive Saturday on the grass strip at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 E. 380 Road, Oologah. Pryor Pilot Joe Bacon, who came a number of years as Wiley Post, will be at the mike for introductions this year stepping in for longtime announcer Ross Atkins.

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The Antidote for Adversity

At some point in life, we have all been dissatisfied with our circumstances. A conversation ruffled our feathers, an unexpected change occurred that made our nest less comfortable, or perhaps we just grew tired of the routine. Needless to say, in those times it is easy to get bent out of shape.

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Cherokee Nation partnering with state film office, FireThief Productions on new Cherokee language animated series pilot episode

Production has finished on a new Cherokee language animated series pilot episode created through a partnership between the Cherokee Nation, the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, and FireThief Productions, an independent film company responsible for the Emmy-winning “Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People” TV program.


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