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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Checotah

‘Glory’ in Indian Territory

Black Union soldiers fought for their freedom in the Civil War Battle of Honey Springs.


Features

Rob Collins
In history, scholars look for a pivot point when everything changes. As national observations commence for the Civil War’s sesquicentennial, Oklahoma historians are commemorating a tectonic shift that began 150 years ago.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

'Some Hearts' lack compassion


CFN

Gazette staff
Executives at Arista Nashville, the record label of country cutie Carrie Underwood, might be biting their nails after the Oklahoma native expressed an opinion at odds with her many in her conservative fan base.
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

'Blown Away,' indeed


CFN

Gazette staff
When Carrie Underwood appeared in concert in Louisville, Ky., last month, it made the night — perhaps even life — of 12-yearold Chase Kurnick. The enterprising youth attended the show with his parents, and brought a homemade sign reading, “Will you be my first kiss?” Presumably becomes Oklahomans are such nice people, especially in Carrie’s hometown of Checotah, she brought the tween onstage to fulfill his fantasy.
 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Sweet charity


CFN

Gazette staff

Oklahoma-born country music sweetheart Carrie Underwood and actress Olivia Munn have been busy shaming the rest of us self-absorbed brats. The two, by virtue of bestowing charitable gifts of kindness upon those less fortunate — human and animal alike — made DoSomething.org's list of 2012’s “Top 20 Celebs Gone Good.”

 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Touchdown


CFN

Gazette staff
If you’re the type who’s been waitin’ all day for Faith Hill to ring in Sunday Night Football on NBC, well, come this fall, you’ll be waitin’ all day for Carrie Underwood to do so. The 30-year-old Checotah native will replace Hill as singer of the prime-time NFL showcase’s (regrettably) catchy theme song.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

As good as he once was


CFN

Gazette staff
Those masters of money at Forbes have unveiled the “Country Cash Kings 2013,” the top earners in country music over the past year, and we’ll be dadgum if two of the top five aren’t Oklahomans.
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
 
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