Value News Articles–2007

On The Surface

By: Value News | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2007

One of the main reasons women decline to show their legs in public is not because of shape but because of unsightly leg veins.

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Kellam and Mayor Join Affordable Automotive

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2007

Two new yet familiar faces have joined the Affordable Automotive and Battery team in Broken Arrow.

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Rope-In a Good Time

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2007

For the second consecutive year, the Claremore Expo will host the American Cowboys Rodeo Association’s American Finals Rodeo.

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Beatlemania

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: December 2007

It is time to start a “Revolution” as Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles rolls into town on Saturday, January 26.

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Treatment Parents Needed

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: December 2007

Our country currently has three million emotionally-disturbed children, two-thirds of which are not receiving the services they need. Countless others receive inappropriate care.

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Health Care Convenience

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2007

The ultimate goal of Claremore Physicians ImmediateCare is to make quality health care convenient for patients and their family members.

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Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

By: Value News | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2007

Dr. Michelle Fugitt, board-certified in internal medicine, is taking her practice of preventive medicine to a new level and promoting the use of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.

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Walk With Ease

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2007

In order to receive the skilled expertise of Dr. Ronald S. LaButti, it mattered little to Mary Ellen Keeter that she must travel from Barrow, Alaska, to Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Beauty Begins Here

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2007

Elite Salon and Day Spa is just the place to be pampered during this busy holiday season.  Customers can update their looks with a haircut and color or indulge in a…

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Fun Gifts for Kids

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2007

Remember old-fashioned customer service and sales people who could help you find just what you needed? That experience is still available at Emily’s Playhouse in Claremore.

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Great Holiday Finds At Goodwill

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2007

Goodwill just might be Tulsa’s best-kept fashion secret. With amazing bargains on up-to-date fashions in a department store atmosphere, it can be a great place for holiday shopping.

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Ham It Up for the Holidays

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2007

Looking for something delicious? Ham It Up has just what you need. A privately-owned company, Ham It Up has been in business for six years.

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Add Cajun Flair to Your Celebration

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2007

There is no need to leave Tulsa to enjoy the fabulous Cajun cooking that keeps you dreaming of your next trip to Louisiana.

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Update Your Look

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2007

What do you like and dislike about your hair? How much time do you spend each day fixing your hair? How do you style it and what products do you use?

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An Oasis from Holiday Stress

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2007

Lia Hamdan, certified massage therapist, is dedicated to upholding high standards. “It is my goal to provide each client with the very highest quality in therapeutic massage and bodywork,” she says.

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Your Skin’s Best Friend

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2007

If your skin could have a best friend, it just might be the new Mariposa Medspa in Owasso.

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A Dynamic Duo

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: December 2007

J. Carol Taylor, owner of and broker for J. Carol Realty, has been active in the Tulsa-area real estate market for nearly 30 years.

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Get Gorgeous

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2007

Holiday parties, family gatherings and special holiday traditions will fill our calendars over the next few weeks. Everyone wants to look their best.

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Something for Everyone

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2007

Christmas is just a few weeks away, and there is much to be done.

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Kitty Kitty Christmas

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: December 2007

Feline overpopulation has no holiday. Just ask Annette Sanders or Mary Johnson. These ladies run Owasso Feline Rescue and see no end to the availability of cats.

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One-Stop Holiday Shop and Ship

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: December 2007

Each year, procrastination accompanies the holidays. Many of us put off shopping, wrapping, packaging and shipping until the last minute. But fret not this holiday season.

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Back In Business

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2007

After recovering from a devastating fire, Pet Stop is back in business.

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Sentimental Gifts

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2007

Remember When… Antiques is all dolled up for Christmas. The store not only has holiday decorations, but it offers estate and collectible dolls.

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Volunteers Wanted

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2007

Since 1971, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, a nonprofit organization and United Way agency, has been committed to creating partnerships with nonprofit and public a…

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Guardian of the Plains

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2007

Aside from the bald eagle, not many animals represent the United States like the bison of the American plains.  Unfortunately, as early European settlers moved west…

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Always There

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2007

Senior Select, a locally-owned company, has been providing home health care since 1998. And now, it is proud to introduce its new monitoring service.

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Overcoming Chronic Pain

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: December 2007

Studies have shown that Americans are so plagued with back or neck pain that 85 percent are unable to perform simple, daily activities. Spinal Decompression of Oklahoma has good news.

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A Butler for Your Garage

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2007

The Garage Butler has been sighted at the North Pole this holiday season. That is, North Pole, Alaska. Why would a device invented by Jim Quintus in Owasso, Oklahoma, be spotted so far north?

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Dishing Up Holiday Goodness

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2007

Upon walking into a Hamlet store, the first thing a customer will notice is the delicious aroma.

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Spreading Festive Cheer

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2007

Although people are supposed to relax and enjoy the holidays, an endless to-do list always seems to accompany December. What to do?

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Calling All Musicians

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2007

Although most people are focused on the holidays, planning for the 36th Annual Tulsa International Mayfest is well underway.

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December Holiday Events

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Other | Issue: December 2007

Looking for things to do to get you in the holiday spirit? Look no further. The following is a compilation of fun, enjoyable, family- friendly events. Castle of Muskogee Christmas KingdomNov.

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Bringing Holiday Smiles to Everyone

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

A New Leaf helps customers share the warmth and joy of the holiday season with its bountiful supply of poinsettias.

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Gifts That Keep On Giving

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2007

Christmas is coming, and Action Sports has quite a few amazing gift ideas. A direct importer and wholesale company, Action Sports has been specializing in leisure products for more than 11 years.

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More Solutions for Beautiful Skin

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2007

Everyday I am asked, “What treatment do you think I need?” I usually start by asking the patient what problems he or she is most concerned about.

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Safely Spreading Holiday Cheer

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2007

In the last several decades, a new holiday tradition has developed in many American families: driving through neighborhoods to view Christmas lights.

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A Full Service Branch

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: November 2007

From work, school, caring for children and taking care of everything else in our busy lives, sometimes there are just not enough hours in the day to accomplish it all.

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Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: November 2007

Bill Simms is a Certified Senior Advisor and Reverse Mortgage Specialist. “Reverse mortgages are proven, safe products,” he says.

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New Buy Bixby Campaign

By: Lisa Navrkal | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

The Bixby Chamber of Commerce and the City of Bixby are collaborating to hold the First Annual Buy Bixby Campaign.  Merchants will offer the chance for one of their…

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It’s Time to Buy Broken Arrow

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Other | Issue: November 2007

With Christmas just around the corner, most people, whether they want to or not, have begun thinking about their holiday gift-giving.

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Holiday Tea Off Set for November 8

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: November 2007

Hosted by the Broken Arrow Main Street Merchants Association, the 2007 Holiday Tea Off will be held Thursday, November 8, from 6 to 9 p.m.  The annual event, which …

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A Community Christmas Celebration

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: November 2007

On Sunday, December 2, Cascia Hall Preparatory School and the Cascia Hall Parent Faculty Association will celebrate the 25th Annual Cascia Christmas Walk.

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Shop Claremore and Win Christmas Cash

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

“Some people have the Santa Cash drawing down to an art,” says Julie Adams, chairperson of the annual Shop Claremore campaign, which kicks off November 16.  “…

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Crazy for Crafts Fest Slated for November 2 - 3

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

For those who want to start their Christmas shopping early, Claremore Main Street’s Crazy for Crafts Fest is the place to visit.

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Voting for the Future

By: Michael Murray | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2007

On November 13, patrons of Claremore Public Schools will decide on a bond issue in the form of two propositions: $42,645,000 for facilities and $330,000 for transportation equipment.

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Cole Butler Launches Campaign for Rogers County Sheriff

By: Julie Dermody | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2007

Centennial celebrations are ending this month as Oklahomans reflect on the past century. The pioneering spirit still fills the hearts of those who call Oklahoma home.

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Having a Dickens of a Time

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: November 2007

Sidewalks and storefronts in downtown Claremore will be transformed into a Dickens-era wonderland at the annual Dickens on the Boulevard event.

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Downtown Tulsa Unlimited Happenings!

By: Heather Pingry | Category: Other | Issue: November 2007

Each year, Downtown Tulsa Unlimited produces a collectible downtown ornament. And currently available is the 2007 edition.

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Downtown Tulsa Unlimited Happenings!

By: Heather Pingry | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

Downtown Tulsa Unlimited and the Public Service Company of Oklahoma are proud to announce the grand marshal for this year’s PSO Christmas Parade of Lights.

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What Your Knees Need

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2007

A painful knee can severely affect one’s ability to lead a full, active life.

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Thanksgiving at Duffy’s

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

Eddie Chamat, owner of Duffy’s Restaurant, genuinely appreciates doing business in Broken Arrow.

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Giving Gifts of Great Taste

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2007

This is that time of year when those with sensible tastes call upon Epicurean Harvest for their holiday gift-giving.

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No Dust, No Mess

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2007

Have your kitchen cabinets seen better days?

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Graceful Care

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2007

Grace Hospice, an independent hospice with no state or national affiliations, serves communities and towns within a 50-mile radius of Tulsa.

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Hair Repair

By: Lei Rumley | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2007

When it comes to hair, many people routinely try to change what nature gave them.

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Celebrate the Holidays in Style

By: Annette Bowles | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

A group of Jenks merchants began a special holiday weekend celebration 34 years ago.

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Is a New Home in Your Future?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: November 2007

For 50 of its 60 years in business, Jim Walter Homes has helped make the “American dream” a reality for many customers. Jim Walter Homes offers traditional, fixed-rate home financing for its patrons.

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Glitter and Gowns

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2007

What should I wear? With holiday parties, weddings and school dances just around the corner, many women are asking themselves this same question.

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The Ultimate Benefit for OCR

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2007

Owasso community leaders and residents came together on Thursday, October 11, for a fun evening of mingling, fabulous food and an inspiring guest speaker.

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Vote on Owasso Bond Issue Nov. 13

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2007

Ever hosted a birthday party and tried to fit 30 kids into your living room?

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Oh Christmas Tree

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: November 2007

For many people, Christmas has become a hectic, commercial experience. And the focus on holiday traditions is fading as time progresses and schedules get busier.

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An Artistic Event

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

Christmas gift buying tends to be a hassle for even the most dedicated of shoppers, and the quest for unique gifts continues to be challenging.

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Decking the Halls for a Good Cause

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, and many people will soon be spending hours decking the halls, stringing lights, decorating Christmas trees and shopping. …

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Sapulpa Gets Ready to Light up the Streets

By: Lei Rumley | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2007

The Sapulpa Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to light up the community; committee members are busy organizing the annual Winterfest Christmas Parade.  The chamb…

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Holiday Spirit Aplenty in Sapulpa

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: November 2007

Many events are held annually in Sapulpa to get the community in the holiday spirit.  This year is no exception.  From the Jingle Bells Sweepstakes and Lights …

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Healthy Improvements

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2007

Dee Sink has been an agent for The Holmes Organization for over four years and has 22 years of experience in the insurance business.

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Generosity Ball Set For December 8

By: Michael Lail | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2007

Interested in helping troubled boys? The Sand Springs community is continuing an exciting holiday tradition.

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Be Hair-Free By Spring

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2007

The Vascular and Vein Laser Center offers many services to help people achieve their desired looks.

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Will Rogers Days

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2007

Organized by the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore, Will Rogers Days is set for November 2 through 4. The annual celebration marks the birth of the famous Oklahoman.

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New Technologies For More Beautiful Skin

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2007

Adding to its techniques for enhancing appearance, Mallory Spoor-Baker, D.O., of Advanced Cosmetic Medicine is excited to announce new laser options for skin rejuvenatio…

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Get Ready for Winter

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2007

Although it is still warm outside, winter lurks just around the corner. Many people have not begun thinking about the upcoming cold months.

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Want To Be ALandlord or Landlady?

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Real Estate | Issue: October 2007

Alice Pridmore, a real estate broker with Keller Williams, has been selling homes and land in Missouri, Texas and Oklahoma for over 30 years.

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Money Matters

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Financial Services | Issue: October 2007

While getting out of debt is easier said than done, it is possible no matter how daunting the task might seem. Now, there is help.

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Real Estate Pro

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Real Estate | Issue: October 2007

Whether looking for a new home or selling one, most people must deal with real estate at some point in their lives. However, the majority of buyers and sellers are uninformed about the process.

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AVSB Receives Rising Star Award

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Financial Services | Issue: October 2007

Arkansas Valley State Bank, a fourth-generation, family-owned community bank with four locations in Tulsa and Broken Arrow, has been helping our community grow and prosper for over a century.

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A Bathroom Solution

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2007

Are you tired of your grungy, old bathroom? Are you ready for a change? Remodeling your bathroom is an excellent way to add value to your home, and Bath 911 can help.

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Spooky Fun

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: October 2007

Bridle Creek Horse Ranch and Resort is excited to announce its spooky festivities. The entire family can enjoy some Halloween fun at the First Annual Trail of Terror Haunted Hayride.

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Saving History One Mile at A Time

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: October 2007

“We capture it and preserve it so that past, present and future generations can keep the connection that helps to make sense.” That is the goal that the Broken Arrow…

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Building Materials in Full Supply

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2007

Tulsa’s best-kept secret in home improvement just might be Building Materials Factory Outlet. With an ever-changing stock, products are sold to consumers at incredible discounts.

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Putting the Family, Fun and Fright in Halloween

By: Renee Profitt | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2007

For four haunting weekends in October, the Haunted Castle of Muskogee will host nine great Halloween events at its 60-acre Halloween theme park.

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Pretty in Pink

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2007

At noon on October 19, hundreds of pink balloons will be released over Claremore from the Ne-Mar Shopping Center.

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A Beautiful Future Awaits You

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2007

Since its doors opened on February 27, 2006, Clary Sage College has been helping students develop careers in a variety of fields.

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Calling All Volunteers

By: Heather Pingry | Category: Other | Issue: October 2007

Organizers of the 2007 Public Service Company of Oklahoma Christmas Parade of Lights are seeking volunteers to serve as parade marshals.

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Providing A World of Opportunities

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2007

Richard Beattie thinks the world of orthopedic surgeon Ronald S. LaButti, D.O., and he wants the world to know it.

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Healthy Living with EZe Products

By: Lei Rumley | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2007

Imagine coming upon a “magic box” that provided you with the power to live in good health. By using the box properly, you could burn calories, get a cardio workout and beat stress.

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No Dust, No Mess

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2007

Have your kitchen cabinets seen better days?

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Give Your Tile A Makeover

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2007

Grout Care of Tulsa is focused on doing one thing and doing it right. The company provides expert advice and solutions for repairing and replacing unsightly grout that surrounds ceramic tiles.

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Art on Main Set for October 13

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2007

The Fourth Annual Art on Main: A Celebration of Oklahoma Art and Music will be held Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in historic downtown Jenks to celebrate the visual and performing arts.

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Portable Convenience

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2007

Founded in 1998, Meadow’s Buildings has sales facilities in Claremore and Catoosa.

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Nu-Sound Hearing Aids Now Serves All of Oklahoma

By: Bliss Butler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2007

Treating people like family is Nu-Sound’s motto. One new customer to Nu-Sound agrees wholeheartedly.

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Oklahoma Air Show Set For October 27-28

By: John Owen | Category: Other | Issue: October 2007

The Blue Angels, the United States Navy’s famous demonstration squadron, are scheduled to appear October 27 and 28 in the Oklahoma Air Show at Davis Field Airport, south of Muskogee.

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Adventure Awaits Ye

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2007

A safe, indoor, family-friendly event hosted by the Oklahoma Aquarium, HallowMarine is a great way to spend Halloween.

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A Golden Eagle Opportunity

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: October 2007

College basketball is almost upon us, and the Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles look to continue their recent run of success.

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Opportunities Abound for Businesses

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2007

The Fifth Annual Owasso Chamber of Commerce Total Resource Campaign is preparing for its kickoff.  TRC, as it is known, offers chamber members a wide range of adver…

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Locally Grown For Better Results

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: October 2007

With the holidays just around the corner, many Owasso residents may have already marked their calendars to visit Owasso Tree and Berry Farm around Thanksgiving.

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Passionate About Pizza

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Restaurants | Issue: October 2007

Customers who have recently stopped by Papa John’s Pizza in Sand Springs or Sapulpa may have noticed some new and friendly faces.

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Kick Off the Holidays and Make a Difference

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2007

It is almost time again for the Simon Evening of Giving, a charity event held every year at Simon malls across the country to kick off the holiday season while helping local charities.

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More Than A Body Shop

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2007

Quality, integrity, service and experience. These are the attributes upon which Ralph Higinbotham, owner of Premier Collision Center, has built his collision repair business.

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Empowering Parents

By: Renetta Harrison | Category: Special Interest | Issue: October 2007

The Rogers County Health Department is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary of the Children First Program.

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Upstairs Downtown

By: Lei Rumley | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2007

The Sapulpa Main Street program continually works to keep the heart of Sapulpa alive. The downtown commercial district features much of the original, distinctive architecture of the 1920’s.

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Sapulpa Main Street Trick or Treat

By: Lei Rumley | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2007

Still making Halloween plans? Look no further.

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ShalomFest

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: October 2007

Are you looking for some free entertainment and maybe a little culture? If so, the 14th Annual ShalomFest, hosted by Temple Israel, is the place for you.

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Boo At the Zoo

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Other | Issue: October 2007

For the past 18 years, thousands of Tulsans have ventured to the Tulsa Zoo for its annual HallowZOOeen event. Held October 27 through 31, this year’s event will be fun for the whole family.

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Planning for Your Future

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Special Interest | Issue: September 2007

Informed people make better decisions. That is the idea behind Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Service and Crematory’s free educational seminar.

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Branching Out

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2007

American Heritage Bank opened its first Tulsa-based branch in August. Located at 7042 S. Union, the new location is the bank’s 14th branch.

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Start Smiling!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2007

Dr. G. Bret Anderson, DDS, FAGD, is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, and of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry.

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Not Your Grandmother’s Wig

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2007

Mindy Gerving’s first question is, “Have you ever worn a wig?” Reply with an affirmative answer, and she will come back with, “Well, you haven’t ever felt anyt…

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Unrivaled Expertise

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2007

After a suspenseful wait by both employees and customers, BMW of Tulsa has finally opened its doors.

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The Broken Arrow Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Its July 2007 Ribbon Cuttings & Ground Breaking

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2007

Ribbon Cuttings:July 9 – Driver Testing CenterJuly 10 – Southern Trails Estates/Brandon Perkins Development July 18 – Back Creek Deli & Gifts July 19 – Agio …

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A Fair to Remember

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2007

The Broken Arrow Main Street Merchant Association will host its annual Heart of Broken Arrow Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, September 22.

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Spice Up Your Life

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: September 2007

Bluegrass and chili is a hard-to-beat combination. Mark your calendars now for the 28th Annual Bluegrass and Chili Festival in Claremore, the host city of the event for the past seven years.

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Serving Others from the Classroom to the Community

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2007

Community Care College was established in 1995 as a post-secondary school with courses in an assortment of health care fields.

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Are You at Risk?

By: Jo Johnson | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2007

The threat is real, and everyone is at risk. In fact, according to the Federal Trade Commission, also known as the FTC, you do not have to be wealthy to be a target.

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Spreading Christmas Cheer

By: Heather Pingry | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2007

Every December, Tulsa welcomes the Christmas season with the Public Service Company of Oklahoma Christmas Parade of Lights.  Organizers of the event wish to invite …

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Patient Is “Hip” on Dr. LaButti

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2007

Barbara Tenney kept telling herself she had probably “just pulled something.” Despite the nagging pain that had persisted in her right hip for years, she did all she could to ignore it.

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Healthy Living with EZe Products

By: Lei Rumley | Category: Other | Issue: September 2007

Imagine coming upon a “magic box” that provided you with the power to live in good health. By using the box properly, you could burn calories, get a cardio workout and beat stress.

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Guten Tag!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2007

The German-American Society of Tulsa began informal activities in 1979 as a result of the great popularity of Tulsa’s first Oktoberfest.

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One Call Does It All

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2007

Whether you need your cracked plaster repaired, a fresh coat of paint applied to your home, or remodeling in your bathroom or kitchen, customers can trust Handyman Conne…

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Leaf Relief

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: September 2007

With fall not too far away, we can anticipate pleasant weather, football… and clogged gutters. Gutters require a lot of upkeep and maintenance to keep them working properly.

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Just Between Friends Sale Set for September 13-16

By: Lei Rumley | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2007

It’s here again! The Just Between Friends fall event in Broken Arrow is taking place September 13 through 16 at the Central Park Community Center.

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Earn and Save with JBF

By: Lei Rumley | Category: Other | Issue: September 2007

Thinking about making some extra money to spend during the upcoming holiday season? Feeling a little strapped for cash after all the back-to-school expenses?

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Accounting and Tax Firms Join Forces

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2007

The accounting and tax firms of Kenneth D. Prather, Inc. and Christopher W. Fleming, Inc. have merged companies. Together, they will do business as Kenneth D. Prather, Inc.

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Learn. Experience. Serve.

By: Dawn Melton | Category: Special Interest | Issue: September 2007

Tulsa-area residents who want to learn more about the city and its volunteer opportunities should consider participating in the upcoming Leadership Tulsa program.

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Rogers County Fair Fun

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2007

As fall quickly approaches, Oklahoma residents anticipate the 2007 Rogers County Fair. Held at the Claremore Expo Center, this year’s fair will run from September 12 through 17.

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You Name It

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: September 2007

Gift giving is fun and enjoyable for many people. Whether for a birthday, wedding, new baby, graduation or just any special occasion, gift givers are always looking for new, creative presents.

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Go Green

By: Seana Murray | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2007

An estimated 60 billion paper checks are processed in the United States each year. It is not difficult to conclude that there are millions of checking accounts generating those checks.

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This Place Rocks!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: September 2007

Rock Solid Materials in Bixby is still offering tons of fun and beauty with their unusual assortment of rocks and stones. And now, new items have been added to the outdoor showroom.

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Safenet Saves Lives

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Special Interest | Issue: September 2007

The car door slams. “He’s home,” she thinks as she hurriedly examines the house to make sure everything is in its place. As the key turns in the lock, fear rushes up her spine.

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Sapulpa Parenting Education Program

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Special Interest | Issue: September 2007

Sheila Stewart and Stacey Berry, parents and former educators of Sapulpa Public Schools, discovered the need for continuing education for parents in Sapulpa.

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Helpful Health Care

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: September 2007

Select Life Management is a division of Senior Select, a well-established, locally-owned home health care company.

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The Ultimate Experience

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Other | Issue: September 2007

South Pointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge, a division of the Bob Howard Automotive Group, officially made the move to South Memorial Drive in July.

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New ‘Do for New Confidence

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2007

First impressions are typically made within minutes, and appearance is a largely-contributing factor. These early assessments have a lot to do with posture, dress and grooming.

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Rebuilding Credit to Rebuild Lives

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2007

The city of Pryor recently welcomed a new member into its business community. Sun Loan Pryor celebrated its grand opening with several festivities on August 31, including giveaways every 30 minutes.

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New Look, New Name

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Consumer News | Issue: September 2007

Dan Neldon enjoys both bowling and seeing people have fun. This combination of interests conveniently led him and his wife, Lora, to purchase their second bowling alley.

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A Mosaic of Ideas

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2007

Tammy Wise, owner of Tile Shack Mosaic Supplies, says her company was located in Shawnee for over four years before moving to its current location in Owasso two months ago.

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An Evening of Wine & Roses

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2007

The Tulsa Garden Center is pleased to announce the return of Tulsa’s premiere fall wine and food event.

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Healthy Products for Healthy Skin

By: Lei Rumley | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2007

Much of what we put on our skin is absorbed directly into our bodies. As Walgreens cosmetics experts can attest, many people have had an increased interest in finding organic skincare products.

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You’re in Good Hands

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2007

The Woods-Gallardo Agency specializes in life, automobile and home insurance exclusively for the Allstate Insurance Company.

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Money Matters

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Financial Services | Issue: August 2007

While getting out of debt is easier said than done, it is possible no matter how daunting the task might seem. Now, there is help.

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AVSB, On The Grow

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Financial Services | Issue: August 2007

Founded in Broken Arrow in 1905, Arkansas Valley State Bank is a fourth-generation, family-owned bank.

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Leading the Future of Bixby

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2007

Leadership Bixby is sponsored by the Bixby Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the City of Bixby.

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Dynamic New Leadership in Bixby

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: August 2007

“Bixby has a hometown feel with all the amenities of a metropolitan city,” says Lisa Navrkal, the new, hardworking and enthusiastic president of the Bixby Chamber of Commerce.

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A Big Bridle Creek “Thank You”

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: August 2007

Located just 10 minutes from the outskirts of Tulsa and Skiatook Lake, Bridle Creek Horse Ranch and Resort is nestled in the Osage Hills.

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The Broken Arrow Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Its June 2007 Ribbon Cuttings

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2007

June 1 – Automax Hyundai of Broken ArrowJune 7 – Keja VuJune 14 – Landmark Business Systems, Inc.June 21 – Johnny Starkey D.D.S., PCJune 26 – China Star Restau…

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Expo ’07 Slated for August 18

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Other | Issue: August 2007

The Broken Arrow Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Expo ’07 event on Saturday, August 18.  Held at Northeastern State University, the event will showcase the…

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Prepare for Your Future at Claremore Beauty College

By: Judy Phillips | Category: Education | Issue: August 2007

For those who have not had the pleasure of visiting Claremore Beauty College, it is a worthwhile trip.

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Release Your Creative Potential

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Education | Issue: August 2007

Established in 1995 by Teresa Knox, chief executive officer, Community Care College offers post-secondary education in a variety of healthcare fields.

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A New Lease on Life

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2007

Christy Jackson’s situation had literally gotten to the point where she had no leg to stand on.

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Harvesting Gourmet Gifts

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: August 2007

Sometimes any old gift just will not do. For the times when you need something amazing, Epicurean Harvest has your solution.

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Back-To-School Bargains

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2007

With children and young adults heading back to school this month, there are some great savings to be found at Goodwill on back-to-school items. Shoppers will find all si…

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Love Your Smile

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2007

Good teeth and a great smile can make a world of difference for a person’s self-confidence. For those who are self-conscious about their teeth, there is a myriad of options available.

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Jenks Car & Truck Show to be Held August 18

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2007

On August 18, car lovers from all over Oklahoma will have a great opportunity to check out amazing cars while supporting a great cause.

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Free Marriage Workshops

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2007

“People need education to be doctors. They need extensive training. But people don’t need any education to be able to get married.

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Driven to Thrill

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: August 2007

Say hello to Jim Norton Mitsubishi. The Jim Norton Auto Group has recently bought Don Carlton Mitsubishi.

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Keja Vu Offers Something New for Anyone

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: August 2007

It is no accident that Keja Vu, the name of the charming gift shop in Broken Arrow, sounds like “déjà vu.” That was the intention of owners Linda Kay Berry and Kelley Rash.

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High-Tech Horse Sense

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Pets | Issue: August 2007

Legacy Equine Centre has recently opened its doors as the newest, state-of-the-art hospital for horses in northeastern Oklahoma.

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Will Your Small Business Save 60% on Health Insurance?

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: August 2007

In the past few years, much has been made of the “health insurance crisis” afflicting our nation. The Oklahoma state legislature and Gov.

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Organically Gourmet

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: August 2007

Chris and Jeff Emerson, co-owners of the two naturalfarms locations in Tulsa, have given a new meaning to the words “farm fresh.” Nothing served or sold at naturalfa…

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Shop Tax-Free & “Same As” Tax-Free August 3-5 at Ne-Mar

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Other | Issue: August 2007

State taxes primarily supply funds to local and regional government structures. Although they are necessary, taxes can be an extra burden on stressed budgets.

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Owasso’s Finest in Prime Condition

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2007

Nine years ago, Officer Tracy Townsend of the Owasso Police Department was looking for a good place to work out.

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Money Management Made Easy

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Financial Services | Issue: August 2007

Over 25 years ago, FDIC limits were set by Congress at $100,000 per bank account.

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Caring for the Community

By: Renetta Harrison | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2007

The Rogers County Health Department is proud to announce the addition of a new nurse to its clinic staff.

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“Dearly Beloved” Dinner Event

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2007

Community theater provides many genres of art for the community, as well as wonderful opportunities for actors and artists of all kinds.

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Learn to Scrap in a Snap

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Consumer News | Issue: August 2007

Whether you are a frequent scrapbooker or just want to learn more about creative ways to preserve memories, the Creating Keepsakes Convention will offer something for everyone.

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Sooner Style

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Consumer News | Issue: August 2007

Sooner Optical, an independent shop, has had the same hands-on owner since it was established in 1981.

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An Alternative to Surgery

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2007

Statistics show that 85 percent of people in the U.S. suffer from back or neck pain at some point in their lives.

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Thomas Kwik Kar Thanks Patrons for Their Support

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2007

James and Cindy Thomas, owners of Thomas Kwik Kar, maintain a business of quality car care and excellent customer service.

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Mentor Program Seeking Volunteers

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: August 2007

Thunderbird Youth Academy’s mission is to intervene in the lives of at-risk youth. Launched in 1993, the academy has been supported by allocated funds from the state of Oklahoma since 1996.

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Lending a Helping Hand

By: Michael Lail | Category: Special Interest | Issue: August 2007

Tulsa Boys’ Home recently held its 88th Annual Members’ Meeting at the agency’s campus in Sand Springs.

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Award-Winning Service, Parts and Sales

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2007

The President’s Award, Ford Motor Company’s highest honor, acknowledges Ford dealerships that have led the United States in exceptional service and vehicle ownership experiences for their customers.

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Broken Arrow Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Its Ribbon Cuttings and Groundbreakings

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2007

Changes in the Chamber

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2007

Mickey Thompson, president and CEO of the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce, has announced that Deb Marshall will join him at the chamber as the new vice president of business support and public affairs.

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Identity Theft Prevention

By: Virginia Goode | Category: Financial Services | Issue: July 2007

A recent news publication notes that identity theft will increase 20 times in the next 20 months. Similar to a thief breaking into your home, being a victim of identity theft is devastating.

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Beat the Back-to-School Rush

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2007

As we enter July, it may seem a bit early to start thinking about obtaining your child’s medical records for the new school year.

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Your Family Doctor

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2007

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This quote by Henry de Bracton, made famous by Benjamin Franklin, is certainly ascribed to by the Eastern Oklahoma…

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Faith Fall Early Learning

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: July 2007

Faith Church’s Faith Christian School and Early Learning Center in Glenpool is now accepting enrollment for K4, kindergarten and first grade students for fall 2008.

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Virtually Unlimited Architectural Elements

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2007

Fox’s Architectural specializes in affordable, architectural design products to give any home a sense of class and style.

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Refinish and Maintain Your Cabinets and Woodwork

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: July 2007

Cabinet doors and woodwork eventually become dull in appearance. Daily use, even cooking grease and oils, is usually to blame. Sometimes scratches are revealed from repeated use.

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Summer Glow

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2007

July marks the 12th anniversary of Golden Tan, L.L.C., located in Broken Arrow.

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A Classic Show at the Expo

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: July 2007

The Southern Classic Charity Horse Show was established in 1981 by Fox Trotter enthusiasts in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.

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At Home with Hanke

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2007

Tulsa’s Hanke Home Improvement is a branch of Hanke Brothers Siding and Windows, Inc. Based out of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hanke Brothers has additional offices in Fayetteville and Jonesboro.

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A Clean Solution

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2007

“Do-it-yourself” projects have recently increased in popularity in our society.

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Naturally Delicious Foods

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: July 2007

Jeff and Chris Emerson, owners of two naturalfarms stores in Tulsa, are redefining the meaning of the word “fresh.” Chris says, “Once food has been treated with pr…

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Fashion Fundraiser

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Other | Issue: July 2007

Oklahoma’s land rush brought many settlers to Indian territory. The frontier was difficult, and only the strongest survived. Sometimes parents died, leaving behind small children.

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Shop for a Chance to Win Five Grand!

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2007

The Christmas in July event is held every year in Owasso to promote shopping during the summertime, a time of the year when companies may experience less business than usual.

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Dump Your Plump

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2007

With summer in full swing, many area residents have spent a great deal of time at Owasso Fitness Zone to keep themselves healthy and in shape for the season.

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Treasured Memories

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Photography | Issue: July 2007

Landmark occasions take place in everyone’s lives. If properly preserved, these occasions can provide memories to treasure for years to come.

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Is Your Tub the Ugliest of Them All?

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2007

Re-Bath of Tulsa is a local, family-owned company that specializes in one-day bath remodeling. The company has more than 6,000 satisfied customers since its establishment in 1993.

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Old Items, New Purposes

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: July 2007

Sometimes it seems we live in a disposable society. When something grows old or worn, we often just toss it aside in favor of something new.

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Turning Remodeling Dreams into Reality

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2007

Jim Miller, owner of Remodeling Xpert, has 50 years of experience in the industry. He is, indeed, a remodeling expert. The company’s specialty is in complete kitchen and bath remodeling.

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Explore! Summer Arts Camp Will Be Held July 9-20

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2007

By enhancing the ability to think and create, the arts can be a fun way for people to further develop themselves intellectually.

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Sapulpa’s Fifth Annual Royal Jazz Fest Set for July 26-28

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2007

Most Oklahoma residents are unaware of jazz music’s roots in Sapulpa. The upcoming Fifth Annual Royal Jazz Festival will provide an opportune time to learn more about jazz and its history in our state.

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Taste of Bixby Successful

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2007

Sponsored by the Bixby Chamber of Commerce, the Taste of Bixby food festival was held June 7 at Washington Irving Memorial Park and Arboretum.

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The Cutting Edge for Great Ideas

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Consumer News | Issue: July 2007

For three years, The Scrapbook Store in Owasso has been providing a playground for adults; customers can spend hours having fun as they attempt to preserve history.

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All in Good Taste

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: July 2007

Robert Reed, owner of Timberbrook Barbeque and Daylight Donuts shop, thought barbeque and donuts under one roof sounded excellent.

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Herbal Living

By: Tina Lynn | Category: Special Interest | Issue: July 2007

The Tulsa Herb Society invites the community in welcoming Susan Belsinger to Tulsa.

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Oklahoma Celebrates Freedom

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Other | Issue: July 2007

Celebrate July Fourth with fireworks from the Castle of Muskogee.A northeastern Oklahoma tradition is purchasing fireworks at the Castle of Muskogee.

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Skilled For Perfection

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2007

Windows Doors & More, a member of the Home Builders Association, is a new company with lots of experience. Owner Randy Curtis has been in the remodeling industry for over 22 years.

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Bring the Family Back Together

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: June 2007

Do you need a gift idea for Fathers’ Day? If you are looking for something fun, relaxing or something to bring the whole family together, Action Sports Company has your solution.

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Back in Business

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2007

After taking some time off to have children, realtor Angie Cianfrone has returned to the real estate business.

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Fun & Fitness

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2007

Want to see your children make positive changes in just three months?

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Art in the Park

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2007

For more than five years, the Arts and Humanities Council of Owasso has produced the Art in the Park series.

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Corn-Chomping Fun

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2007

This year’s Bixby Green Corn Festival will be held June 28 through 30.

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Opportunities for Auto Technicians

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2007

The Brad Noe Autoplex Service Department is looking for a few good auto technicians who are goal-oriented, motivated and want to move to the top levels of their profession.

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Bridle Creek Grand Opening

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2007

The Bridle Creek Horse Ranch and Resort, conveniently located in Osage County, will hold its grand opening on June 16.

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Cutting-Edge Accounting and Payroll Services

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Financial Services | Issue: June 2007

When hearing the terms bookkeeper or accountant, people often think of taxes. However, while taxes are important to any business owner, Chris Fleming of Christopher W. Fleming, Inc.

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Country Quiet, City Close

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2007

Coal Creek Landing is a private, quiet development, located close to the future site of convenient commercial additions.

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Raising Awareness. Inspiring Action.

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2007

On February 10, 2005, 31-year-old Carrie Tudor, a victim of domestic violence, was shot to death by her ex-husband before he killed himself. The incident occurred at Carrie’s workplace in Tulsa.

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Refinish & Maintain Your Cabinets & Woodwork

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2007

Cabinet doors and woodwork eventually become dull in appearance. Daily use, even cooking grease and oils, is usually to blame. Sometimes scratches are revealed from repeated use.

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Goodwill Celebrates 80 Years

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2007

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa recently celebrated 80 years of service with its 2007 Awards Luncheon.

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At Home with Hanke

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2007

Tulsa’s Hanke Home Improvement is a branch of Hanke Brothers Siding and Windows, Inc. Based out of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hanke Brothers has additional offices in Fayetteville and Jonesboro.

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Triple-Shield for Triple Protection

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2007

Triple-Shield, a three-part ceramic coating product, has been marketed as more durable and better looking than paint.

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Personal Treatment

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2007

Heather Buffington has been a hairstylist for over 20 years.

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Reliving History

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2007

A replication project of the historic Mason Hotel is now underway at the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum in Claremore, recreating the hotel’s lobby and coffee shop.

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Exemplary Customer Service

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: June 2007

Aside from its quality vehicles, Joe Marina Honda guarantees quality service and customer satisfaction.

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The Healing Power of Music

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Special Interest | Issue: June 2007

Music has been used as a form of therapy for centuries, as it is both physically and emotionally soothing.

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Allergy Problems?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2007

Dr. Michelle Fugitt specializes in internal medicine and, this time of year, treats many patients suffering from seasonal allergies.

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Christmas Arrives Early in Owasso

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2007

The Christmas in July event is held every year in Owasso to promote shopping during the summertime, a time of the year when companies may experience less business than usual.

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Beautify Your Skin

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2007

The Owasso Medical Spa offers a diverse selection of appearance-improving services.

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It’s Relay For Life Time

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2007

Tighten up those shoelaces! It is time for the 10th Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Broken Arrow.

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Kickin’ Cancer

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2007

Relay For Life is the main fundraising event for the American Cancer Society.

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Brighter Teeth, Bigger Smiles

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2007

Have you ever met a person who seemed to be very solemn, withdrawn or unfriendly because he or she did not smile?

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Solid as a Rock

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2007

Rock Solid Materials offers “tons” of variety. If you are interested in enhancing your space with rocks, stones or veneers, you are sure to enjoy the fun, outdoor store.

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High Quality, Low Cost

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: June 2007

Having owned the Rogers County Fence Company since 1968, Lewis and Patricia Armbrister of Claremore had received dozens of inquiries by customers about where to find quality portable buildings.

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Planting Seeds for Success

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: June 2007

The Rogers County Master Gardeners Association will host the Oklahoma State Master Gardeners Conference.

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Catch the Fever

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2007

Route 66 RVs, located five miles north of Claremore on Highway 66, is once again helping to sponsor Oklahoma’s largest country music festival.

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Guidance Through the Aging Process

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: June 2007

It is only natural to have the desire to make the right decision for a loved one. Sometimes, depending on the needs of the person, the experience can be demanding, exhausting, or confusing.

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Healthy Cleansing

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2007

Wanda Harris, N.D., of the Herbal Lady in Owasso is dedicated to the pursuit of good health and well-being.

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A New Venture

By: Rebecca Fast | Category: Financial Services | Issue: June 2007

No longer in front of the camera but still in the spotlight, Mike Ziegenhorn is a community player in his new position at The Holmes Organisation, a Tulsa-based independ…

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A Celebration of Blooms

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: June 2007

In honor of its recent donation of $80,000 to the Tulsa Parks Department, the Tulsa Garden Club was honored by the Tulsa Garden Center with a ceremony to dedicate 544 ne…

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Hearing Help

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: June 2007

Tulsa Hearing Technologies, LLC, which is a partnership of Kevin McDugle, president, and Tracy Searcy, vice president, is enjoying a new office at 71st Street and Sheridan.

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Vanishing Veins

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2007

With new techniques at the Vascular and Vein Laser Center in Claremore, vein therapy is easier than ever. Nearly 50 percent of the adult population suffers from unattractive and painful vein diseases.

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The Best and the Latest in Skincare

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: May 2007

Advanced Cosmetic Medicine is in tune with the latest, most effective skincare products and technology.

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Your Electrical Experts

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2007

Some electric companies take interest in hassling customers to sell products in addition to their services.

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Growing & Renovating to Rise Above

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2007

South Pointe Chevrolet’s customers are comfortable and pleased with the dealership’s reliable automotive sales and service.

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BA Chamber Promotes Two Staff Members

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2007

Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Mickey Thompson recently announced the promotion of Kathy Reynolds and Sandy Cagle to vice president positions within …

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Trusted & Reliable

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: May 2007

Do-it-yourself computer and network setup is definitely not for everyone. It can be confusing, overwhelming and frustrating. Reliable, quality tech services can be difficult to find.

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Renaissance Festival

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2007

May marks the beginning of the 12th Annual Oklahoma Renaissance Festival.

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Touching Lives

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2007

Choices For Life Foster Care, Inc.

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Vision of Claremore Shines on a Bright Future

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2007

City Manager Troy Powell and Assistant City Manager Matt Mueller are both very quick to give credit to the Claremore City Council for its willingness and ability to “d…

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Everyday Heroes of Claremore Regional Hospital

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: May 2007

Claremore Regional Hospital’s Peggy Trease, marketing director, and Cheryl West, marketing coordinator, agree that the staff is essential in making the hospital the success it is today.

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Cricket Nation

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Consumer News | Issue: May 2007

Parents who buy cell phone plans for their children often face a common dilemma: they want to provide the cell phone for its convenience and safety.

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Celebrate May with Great Food

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Restaurants | Issue: May 2007

Two things that most people of all ages enjoy are parties and pizza.

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Horsin’ Around at the Claremore Expo Center

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: May 2007

While getting her education at Oklahoma State University, Donna Patterson was a member of the Equestrian Club.

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Rescue Your Knees

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2007

Ronald LaButti, D.O., has been changing patients’ lives by offering the Stryker surgical navigation system for total knee replacement surgery.  Specializing in or…

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Allergy Alleviation

By: Value News | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2007

A leading ear, nose, throat and allergy specialist, B. Mark Welch, D.O., F.A.C.O.C, welcomes the expertise of Andrea Wall to the Ear Nose Throat & Allergy Center.

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Refinish & Maintain Your Cabinets & Woodwork

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: May 2007

Cabinet doors and woodwork eventually become dull in appearance. Daily use, even cooking grease and oils, is usually to blame. Sometimes scratches are revealed from repeated use.

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Luxury Service in a World Class Facility

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2007

Jaguar of Tulsa’s world class facility, renovated in 2002, is reflected in its world class service.

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Discovery Awaits

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2007

Beginning May 6 and continuing every Sunday through May 27, Newspring Family Church in Jenks will explore Character Island.

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Raising the New Home Standard

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2007

For 20 years, PMC Homes has offered quality homes to its customers. Now, with new environmental guidelines, the company guarantees energy-efficient homes with the Energy Star® label.

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True Native American Heritage

By: Julie Dermody | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2007

Oklahoma is a native land of the red man, where landscapes of rolling hills and wide-open prairies meet.

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Leaving A Legacy

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Consumer News | Issue: May 2007

Melissa Goodman, owner of ScrapHappy’s in Tulsa, began scrapbooking shortly after her son was born.

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Comprehensive Life Maps

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2007

Select Life Management understands the impact of the aging process on individuals in need of care, as well as their families.

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Locals Raise Funds to Fight Breast Cancer

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2007

Shauna Henry of Jenks and Debbie Trevino of Collinsville will be holding a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 19 and 20 at 419 E. F St. in Jenks.

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Get Back to a Pain-Free Life

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2007

Studies show that 85 percent of Americans are plagued with back or neck pain sometime in their lives, unable to carryon with their daily activities.  Dwight Korgan,…

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Superwrench Equals Super Service for Import Automobiles

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: May 2007

Superwrench Import Auto Specialists has served Tulsans and their import automobiles for 30 years. The company has been at its current location near 61st Street and Garnett for the past 20 of those years.

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A Sweet Southern Night

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2007

The Arts and Humanities Council of Owasso excitedly awaits A Sweet Southern Night, the Fourth Annual Timmy and Cindy Gala.

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Variety is the Name of the Game at The Market

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Consumer News | Issue: May 2007

Are you a consumer looking for a different type of shopping experience? Or are you a merchandiser who would like space to sell products without having to rent an entire storefront?

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The UPS Store

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: May 2007

After moving to Oklahoma in 1979 and launching a 20-year career in medical sales in the early 1980’s, Mike McLea developed a yearning to own a UPS store.

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Luxurious Living

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Consumer News | Issue: May 2007

As Owasso’s leading apartment community, The Villas at Bailey Ranch has been growing since the property was purchased in 1999.

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New Treatments for Old Pains

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2007

Dr. Craig Day has been practicing at the Tulsa Back Institute (formerly Life Chiropractic) in Broken Arrow for over 20 years.

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Tulsa Boys’ Home Announces May Fundraising Events

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2007

Excitement is high as horseracing fans and Tulsa Boys’ Home supporters sign up for the Third Annual Run for the Roses fundraising event.

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2007 Tulsa International Mayfest

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: May 2007

The 35th Annual Tulsa International Mayfest is scheduled for May 17 through 20 in the heart of downtown Tulsa. Mayfest is a family-oriented, outdoor tribute to the arts and music.

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Compounding Medications to Simplify Lives

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Other | Issue: May 2007

America’s most trusted pharmacy, Walgreens, offers more than the average customer is aware. Its compounding services are another of the company’s recipes for success.

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Termite Termination

By: Value News | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: April 2007

Springtime is here, and it’s time to stop putting off home maintenance chores. Unfortunately one chore some people put off until it is too late is having their homes inspected for termites.

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Economic Development

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2007

A retired state senator, Ted Fisher has newly been appointed as the first ever economic development director in Sapulpa.  Before selecting Fisher for the prestigiou…

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Ready, Set, Grow

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

The arrival of spring brings A New Leaf’s Seventh Annual Gardenfest and Craft Fair to Broken Arrow.

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The Perfect Gift

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Consumer News | Issue: April 2007

Mothers’ Day and graduation are right around the corner.

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Alternatives to the Surgeon’s Knife

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2007

When confronted with a new year, many people’s resolutions center on their health and appearance.

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New Branch, New Customers

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Other | Issue: April 2007

Arkansas Valley State Bank has been in business since before many of today’s Broken Arrow and Tulsa residents inhabited the area.

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A Legend Lives On: The Glenn Miller Orchestra Returns

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

Combining a tradition of rich music with an evening of wonderment, the Broken Arrow Arts and Humanities Council gives its final presentation of the Encore Series.  …

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Broken Arrow’s Rooster Days

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

Renowned as Oklahoma’s oldest festival, Broken Arrow’s Rooster Days event is marked far in advance on the calendars of many.

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Prevent Child Abuse

By: Angela Henderson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

Two local child advocacy agencies, the William W. Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center and Tri-County Court Appointed Special Advocates, have announced that April is Chil…

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Taking Care of Business

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: April 2007

Christopher W. Fleming, Inc., with offices in Claremore and Owasso, offers a broad range of professional and financial services, including tax planning and preparation, …

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Centennial Set for May 19

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

May 19 marks the day Claremore and the rest of Rogers County will honor its history.

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Do You Qualify for 60 Percent Savings?

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2007

Many small-business owners and their employees are interested in their options for insurance coverage. Creative Insurance Solutions provides an affordable group insurance alternative.

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Oklahoma’s Largest Full-Line RV Dealer

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: April 2007

Dave and Gloria Pierce joined the RV industry in 1979 as Dave’s Claremore RV. The couple started their business in a small building on Historic Route 66 near Claremore, Okla.

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Eggstravagant Fun

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

On Saturday, April 7, a few thousand children and their families will congregate at Faith Church in Glenpool.  Their annual Easter Extravaganza is a seasonal attrac…

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Unique & “Green” Design Options

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2007

Many homeowners are interested in cost-effective enhancements for their living spaces; however, a growing trend towards environmental awareness has many wanting to be

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Green Country Vet Unveils New Surgical Laser Center

By: Value News | Category: Pets | Issue: April 2007

Green Country Veterinary Hospital, located at 12226 A Heywood Hill Road in Sapulpa, announces the immediate offering of laser surgery to pet owners in the Sapulpa and Tulsa metropolitan areas.

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Your Home Improvement Specialists

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2007

Jim Kline, owner of Handyman Connections in Tulsa, is building long-term relationships with customers because of the company’s outstanding reputation for value, servic…

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Hair Clarity

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2007

The process of choosing a hair stylist to best suit your needs can be a trying experience.

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J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

J.M. Davis first caught a glimpse of his future shortly after turning seven years old.  Davis’ father gave him a muzzle-loading shotgun that cost only $1.50; not …

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Turn Your Cast-offs into Cash

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

It’s officially springtime, and many Oklahomans have replaced their snow boots with flip flops. But with the new season comes spring cleaning, a dreaded task by most.

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Jenks Herb and Plant Festival

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Other | Issue: April 2007

Those who are familiar with Jenks know it not only for its numerous antique boutiques, but for its numerous events and festivals.

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Accessorize to Personalize

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: April 2007

“We can personalize any automobile to the max and do it with the finest GM or aftermarket products available today,” says David Nicholson, manager of Jim Glover Chevrolet Accessories.

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A Helping Hand

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2007

Most of us run short of money at some point in our lives. When just needing an extra few hundred dollars, it can sometimes be difficult to borrow a small amount from a large institution.

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Family Treatment

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2007

Neely Insurance Agency has been in business in Claremore since April 1951.

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Owasso Trail Days: May 3 through 5

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

Owasso’s largest festival celebrates the city’s colorful past and progressive future.  Trail Days, a three-day festival during the first weekend in May, provide…

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Studio Style Floors

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2007

Whether you want to learn more about the concrete staining process, find out how you can do it yourself or determine the cost of having concrete professionally stained, …

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Gentle Dental Services

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: April 2007

At Renaissance Dental, family dentistry is the practice, and preventive dentistry is the focus.

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Dr. Ronald LaButti is Listed among America’s Top Orthopedic Surgeons

By: Sara Dale | Category: Other | Issue: April 2007

The growing list of national awards Ronald S. LaButti, D.O., receives is indeed impressive. Even more extraordinary is Dr. LaButti’s ongoing commitment to improving his patients’ quality of life.

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Trustee Rusty

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2007

Shortly after moving to Verdigris in 1994, Rusty Magiera found himself interested in politics and right in the middle of the town’s political arena.

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Help is On the Way

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: April 2007

SeniorSelect includes two divisions of healthcare: SeniorSelect and Select Life Management.

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Inspire Your Creativity

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Consumer News | Issue: April 2007

Scrapbookers in Claremore are probably familiar with Simply Scrapbooks, a unique store with supplies for any scrapbook project.  For those who have not yet gotten i…

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Expanding to Better Serve You

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Consumer News | Issue: April 2007

Tile By Tony has been expanding since 1982, when master craftsman Tony Sementi first opened the business.

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SpringFest

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

Spring has sprung! Are you ready to start digging in the dirt to make your landscape beautiful again after the long, cold winter?

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Mayfest Volunteer Positions Available

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: April 2007

Organizers of the 2007 Tulsa International Mayfest, scheduled for May 17 through 20 in beautiful downtown Tulsa, are seeking volunteers for the festival.  Both indi…

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World Renowned European Beauty Products

By: Christy Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2007

Walgreens has always provided its customers with excellent customer service and a variety of products.

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Look Your Best for Spring

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2007

After the hard winter we have just experienced, you may find it refreshing to watch the world put on a brand new face for spring.

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More Than a Real Estate Broker

By: Christy Smith | Category: Real Estate | Issue: March 2007

Many people think that helping people buying and selling houses is a lot of fun.

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102 Years and Growing

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: March 2007

Oklahoma celebrates its centennial this year, and there are very few banking institutions that have the distinction of being around when statehood became official.

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A Choice Dining Experience

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Restaurants | Issue: March 2007

Are you tired of the family fighting over where to eat tonight? Problem solved. Check out Buffet City in Owasso for a new dining experience where options are plentiful and choices appears limitless.

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A Solid Solution

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: March 2007

Chandler Materials Company manufactures VERSA-LOK retaining wall systems, the solid solution that covers your needs from backyard fire pits to 40-foot serpentine walls

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Wedding Bells are Going to Chime

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

Spring is fast approaching, and with it comes many plans for weddings.

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Improving the Quality of Education

By: Mary Bower | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

The CPSF was established in 1988 by a group of community citizens for the purpose of improving the quality of education in Claremore Schools.

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Looking to the Future

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

There has been a new addition to the Tulsa landscape, and it is certainly a welcome one.

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A Win-Win Opportunity

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2007

That’s right!

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Caring for the Whole Person

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2007

Over the last century, the medical world has made great strides in healthcare and the treatment of disease, with a greater understanding of the human physiology than ever before.

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Spring Fashions

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Consumer News | Issue: March 2007

By spring, practically everyone is ready to shed the layers and bring out the lighter clothing.

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Sun-Kissed Skin

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2007

In recent years, sunlight has gotten a “bad rap” as discussion of ozone depletion and skin cancer has taken the forefront.

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Fashion Savvy on a Fashion Budget

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Consumer News | Issue: March 2007

Bargain Hunters everywhere share a little secret. They dress like they have a million dollars, but they do not. They look like they just stepped out of a fashion magazine, but they did not.

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Golf! Why Not?

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Other | Issue: March 2007

The Jenks Chamber of Commerce has been advocating good causes like education for over 40 years.

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Building Dreams

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Real Estate | Issue: March 2007

As housing prices continue to rise in today’s competitive real estate market, having a new home may seem like an impossible dream. But it is not.

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Spring Bargains

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Consumer News | Issue: March 2007

Are you tired of shopping overpriced malls and department stores? Have you been searching the garage sales for baby items, trying to keep as much money in your pocketbook as possible?

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Just Between Friends Spring Sale

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Other | Issue: March 2007

Great deals to be found at the Broken Arrow Community Center.

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The Art of Leadership

By: Dawn Melton | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

What is “Leadership”? Leadership is hard to define. It can mean different things to different people.

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Honesty & Stability

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2007

Kelly Casey, Service Manager for Lincoln Mercury of Tulsa, runs her department with the utmost honesty and integrity. Casey says, “I focus on the needs of the customer.

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A Full Lineup

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2007

Mill Creek Home Improvements offers options of just about anything a builder or homeowner could want in windows, doors or siding.

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Owasso’s One-Stop Shop

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Consumer News | Issue: March 2007

It would probably be easier to tell you what Pack & Mail Plus is not, rather than what it is. Pack & Mail Plus is a service-packed business that caters to individuals and businesses.

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Traditions Remain

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Consumer News | Issue: March 2007

Looking for the perfect gift or need a new centerpiece for your table or wreath for your front door? Come visit Rathbone’s Flair at their location in Jenks.

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Showroom Perfect

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2007

Spring cleaning often leads to more ambitious projects such remodeling and home improvements.

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From Dream to Reality

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2007

Are you thinking about remodeling a special room in your house? Be sure to check out Remodeling Xpert!

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Claremore Turtle Races

By: Julie Dermody | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

Several years ago, the Rubber Duckie left the small waterways of the bathtub, graduated to larger waters, and captured nationwide attention as thousands of little yellow…

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Outstanding & Exceptional Leadership

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

Each year the Sapulpa Chamber of Commerce seeks outstanding individuals to be recognized as their Citizen of the Year.

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More Than A Show

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

Each year the Premium Show and Sale event is put on, involving students committed to agriculture.

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Trade the Ordinary for the Extraordinary

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Consumer News | Issue: March 2007

With more and more men and women working outside the home today, people long to create a sanctuary to which they can retreat after a long day.

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Suffering from Neck or Back Pain?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: March 2007

Dr. Tracy L. Standridge, D.C., of Standridge Clinic and Structural Rehabilitation treats a number of problems relating to the neck and back.  One of the most promis…

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Dog Iron Classic Dog Show

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

Attention all canine lovers: it’s that time of year again—time to mark your calendars for the annual Dog Iron Classic All Breed Dog Show sponsored by the Claremore Kennel Club.

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Thomas Kwik Kar Enlists to Assist Red Cross in Fundraising Campaign

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

Cindy Thomas is the chairperson for the 2007 Rogers/Mayes County “Heroes for the ARC (American Red Cross)” fundraising campaign.

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It’s EZ

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2007

Tulsa Transit is excited to introduce their new EZ Rider Program.

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This is One Super Ford Truck!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2007

WOW! What a treat it is to experience a test drive in the NEW 2008 F-SERIES SUPER DUTY Ford Truck!

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Advanced Cosmetic Medicine: The Alternative to the Surgeon’s Knife

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: February 2007

When confronted with a new year, many people’s resolutions center on their health and appearance.

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Bob Hurley to the Rescue

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Other | Issue: February 2007

Reliability and service are more than mere words at Bob Hurley Ford - they are the foundation of their business.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Tax Return

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2007

By now, you have probably received your W-2’s and other basic information necessary to file your income tax returns for 2006.

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“Taste of Home” Coming Soon

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: February 2007

“Man may work from sun to sun, but a woman’s work is never done.” This adage is an old one, but it still rings true today.

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Red Hot Mamas from Hot Flash to Power Surge

By: Marsha Chisum | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2007

You are a mature woman. You are in control—cool, calm and collected. Then, without warning, you feel as if a thermostat inside your body was just pushed up to high.

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How to Avoid Home Improvement Catastrophes

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2007

The Better Business Bureau receives thousands of complaints each year from customers dissatisfied with all types of services.

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A Dream Home Designer

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2007

If you have been searching for the perfect house you know the process can be exciting and yet frustrating at times.

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Ready to Change Course?

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: February 2007

The level of expertise resulting in exceptional golf courses is now available for the home “course” – your lawn.

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Save Your Cabinets

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: February 2007

Gleam Guard is becoming well known in the area for its ability to restore old cabinetry to its former glory, saving homeowners the time, money and hassle it would have cost them to replace those cabinets.

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One Thing Done Right

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2007

Replace or restore. Did you know you have options regarding your home’s tile and grout? Grout Care of Tulsa simplifies the decision.

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Real Estate for Women

By: Mary Bransford | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2007

Women are no longer waiting for Mr. Right to buy a house. Single women buying their own homes is the fastest growing segment of the real estate market.

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Off-Road Form & Function

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2007

Toyota quality leaves little room for improvement. Available customization takes that quality to a new level.The recently unveiled FJ Cruiser adds to the list of exceptional Toyota vehicles.

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Junior League of Tulsa is Accepting Scholarship Applications

By: Sarah Franzen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2007

Founded in 1923, The Junior League of Tulsa, Inc.

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An Elegant & Fun Occasion

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Restaurants | Issue: February 2007

Ludger’s Cakes & Catering has developed a large and devoted following over the years, and success can be attributed to these main aspects: The quality of the cakes…

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Heart Health

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2007

According to the American Heart Association, about 480,000 women die of cardiovascular disease annually, more than the total number of cardiovascular disease-related dea…

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Napoli’s, Fresh Italian Fare

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Restaurants | Issue: February 2007

“Ain’t nothin’ like the real thing baby, ain’t nothin’ like the real thing…” You have probably heard the lyrics to this song and know that this statement c…

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Ostrander’s, For All in the Family

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: February 2007

Do you wake up feeling stiff and sore in the morning? Have you found that your quality of sleep has diminished in the last few months?

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Staying Fit & Changing Lives

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2007

If you drive by Owasso Fitness Zone these days, you are likely to see a fire truck or two sitting in the parking lot. Not to worry.

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Hometown Banking

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2007

The 1930’s marked a time of tremendous turmoil in the United States as the Great Depression ravaged the country’s landscape.

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Entrepreneur Fair, March 1

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2007

What do the following have in common: a parking meter, a grocery cart, and a Yield traffic sign?This is a strange combination of items, certainly.

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Get Back to Life

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: February 2007

If you are one of millions of Americans who suffer from chronic back pain, read on.

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Super, Specialized Auto Service

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2007

Su•per. A prefix indicating: 1. Superiority in quality. Superwrench. A far from typical automotive repair shop (with a cool logo as well).Superwrench Import Auto Specialist began in 1977.

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Relief from Leg Pain

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: February 2007

Who gets varicose veins, and why does it happen? There can be several contributing factors, according to Dr. Kyle Hrdlicka of the Vascular and Vein Laser Center in Claremore.

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Get Ready for Spring Planting

By: Thom Golden | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: February 2007

So, spring is just around the corner and you’re looking out at your garden and wondering what you’re going to do to give that boring yard a little pizzazz.

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An Inside Source

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2007

Your home’s interior is susceptible. To what, you may wonder.Interior damage and repair needs are equally as common as those on your home’s exterior.

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Funds Available!

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Other | Issue: January 2007

Accessing available funds is essential. Are there options if access is delayed?The answer is yes!

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Better Skin by Spring

By: Value News | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: January 2007

Spring is near, promising warmer weather right around the corner. But don’t wait until June to get your skin into top condition.

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Making Dreams Reality

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2007

Recently, Cynthia of south Tulsa was ready for a change. Over the years she had lived in her home, she had implemented cosmetic changes to the forty year old kitchen.

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More than 60 Entrées to Try

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Restaurants | Issue: January 2007

Arizona Mexican Restaurant has an established reputation for authentic Mexican food and many loyal customers.At their Broken Arrow location for 11 years, owner, Heyka Za…

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Work He Enjoys

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Financial Services | Issue: January 2007

Ever had that sense when speaking with someone that they truly enjoy their work?

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They Have the Keys

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Three keys. That is what Mike Fitzpatrick, Service and Parts Director, believes is significant to the success of Owasso’s Classic Chevrolet.He has been with this locally owned dealership for 15 years.

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Curves to Your Amazement

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: January 2007

In October of 2006, Curves celebrated the opening of their club number 10,000 and is now ranked the 9th largest franchise in the world.

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95 Percent Success Treating Back Pain

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2007

Dr. Craig Day is extremely satisfied with the results.

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Hi-Tech Hearing

By: Jamie Brace | Category: Other | Issue: January 2007

“Did you know that hearing loss has been cited as the third most common health related problem, and the most common chronic health condition affecting older adults,”…

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The Aches and Pains of Arthritis

By: Value News | Category: Pets | Issue: January 2007

Arthritis is a condition that affects more than 8 million of dogs and cats, it is believed that one in five adult dogs is affected.

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Authentic Germany

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Restaurants | Issue: January 2007

Germany is well known for excellent food, wines and beers. Some of us are lucky enough to experience German dining at the source, but an overseas trip is not within everyone’s budget!

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Keeping Your Bases Covered

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2007

Imagine you have bought what you believe to be your dream home. It has the perfect floor plan, the perfect number of bedrooms and baths; in fact, everything about it seems perfect.

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New Year, New You!

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Other | Issue: January 2007

Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States over the past two decades and so it is no surprise that a show like The Biggest Loser (NBC) would become popular.

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Keep It Genuine

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Joe Marina Honda has a reputation for quality automobiles and service.

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The Importance of Vehicle Maintenance & Why

By: Randy Grady | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

“Vehicle manufacturers spend Billions of dollars designing, engineering, conducting performance and durability studies and tests before sending their vehicles to the final production assembly line.

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Feel Your Best for the New Year

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: January 2007

If you have stretch marks, you may have long ago resigned yourself to the fact that you have three choices: topical creams, which may or may not offer limited results, e…

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Guaranteed Homes that You Design

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Other | Issue: January 2007

Experience, quality and guarantees are the unseen foundation of home buying.

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Get the Picture

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Photography | Issue: January 2007

Picture it! Quite simply, that’s the business of Portraitefx. Bob Foshay owns a local franchise of this Dallas area based company.

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Learning the Ropes Before Total Joint Replacement Surgery

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2007

It’s exciting to know you are scheduled for total joint replacement surgery. You know it will relieve the constant pain you have dealt with for more years than you care to recount.

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Conveniently Located – Really!

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Location, location, location and Sand Springs Ford is no exception!

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Freedom from Smoking Addiction

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2007

The verdict is in (and has been for quite some time): smoking is hazardous to your health.

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Super, Specialized Auto Service

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Su•per. A prefix indicating: 1. Superiority in quality. Superwrench. A far from typical automotive repair shop (with a cool logo as well).Superwrench Import Auto Specialist began in 1977.

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First Choice for Auto Rental

By: Eddie Stephens | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2007

Today’s rental car market has many choices.

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Face Your Future

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: January 2007

Are you ready to put on a fresh face for 2007?

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