Author Archive | Josh Helmer

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Jewel on Jenkins

Sooner Softball Success Driving Push for New Stadium College softball is in the midst of unparalleled growth. From attendance and TV ratings to revenue, the popularity gains are unlike any other sport, and in Oklahoma, the sport is flourishing.Ratings from the ESPN broadcasts of the 2019 Women’s College World Series were up 15 percent from […]

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The Odd Couple

SportsTalk’s Rowland, Perry Celebrate 15 Years of Fun, Friendship. Sometimes, opposites attract. Husbands and wives, business partners and best friends. Most everyone has seen examples. Who could forget the story about Felix Unger and Oscar Madison, the New York bachelors who had nothing in common but the apartment they shared? They showed how diversity of […]

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Blizzard Warning

Dairy Queen Forecasts Blizzard of New Ice Cream Treats, Just in Time for Summer Summer is a season full of memories and images. From sun-kissed beaches to the thrill of jumping into swimming pools for the first time of the year. The heat, the longer days and free time allow for more activities. Along with […]

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A Dream Come True

Businessman Transitions from Pizza to Pasta in Oliveto’s Restaurant Venture After 32 years in the pizza business, longtime Moore resident Mike Sikes went after his dream to own and operate a restaurant of his own.“I’d always worked in the restaurant business, and I’d always wanted to open a restaurant in the town where I live,” […]

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High Mileage

Norman Native Spends Lifetime in Car Care Business Gina Waller Hill grew up in the car business. She spent her summers and hours after school, working in her family’s repair shop.“I answered phones, filled the soda machine, things like that,” Waller Hill said. “My dad worked for Goodyear, starting when I was three years old. […]

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Jazz in June 2019

Annual Festival Features Schedule of New Performers Whether new to the event or a faithful fan, the 36th annual Jazz in June is going to be a treat, with a full slate of acts that have never performed at the festival before, said Eric Walschap, festival committee chairman. “The festival headliner is Funky Knuckles, a […]

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