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Spring Planting: Seasoned Landscaper Grows On

Monty Marcum is in the business of growing plants, and as a life-long Oklahoman, you might think he’d have a sunnier outlook when talking about Oklahoma weather.Not so much.“Our climate is a terrible climate to grow plants in because of the extremes,” he says.Those are harsh words coming from someone who runs nursery businesses in […]

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Sooner Theatre Remains Vibrant Community Arts Venue

In 1929, Norman architect Harold Gimeno designed what was to become the first “talking” movie theater in the entire region. Named Sooner Theatre, the Spanish-Gothic style building was one of the first movie theaters in the state to feature sound. Gimeno spared no expense, spending more than $200,000 for mosaic tile, Italian marble and special […]

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