Value News Articles–2008

Helping People and Plants Grow

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

Currently 24,000 people with developmental disabilities are living in the greater Tulsa area. A New Leaf, Inc.

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A Handy Solution

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2008

Have you ever looked down at your hands and been upset by what you see? Do your bones and veins stick out, making you look older than you feel? You are not alone!

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Fragrant Gift Ideas

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

This cozy little store is off the beaten path in Sapulpa, but if you like things that smell good  – and make unique gift items – you’ll love Anabell’s Escen…

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Have a Kickin’ Christmas

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

Over the years the holiday season has become a huge commercial event; it’s all about the presents.

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Unique Shopping Experience

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2008

Waterford Plaza now boasts its own boutique with Owasso faces and friendly service, but a distinctly different West Coast style.

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Arizona Named Best Mexican

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2008

When you have that craving for authentic Mexican cuisine, think Arizona Mexican Restaurant at 66th and South Lewis in Tulsa.

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Arkansas Valley State Bank Launches New Brand

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: December 2008

Arkansas Valley State Bank, the family owned community bank founded in Broken Arrow in 1905, has undergone a few changes over the years.

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Building Long-Term Relationships

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Bill Knight Ford’s service department is taking great strides to win and keep customers by providing great service in a variety of ways.

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Keeping Customers Satisfied

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Bill Knight Lincoln Mercury Volvo is building a tradition of earning and keeping satisfied customers through its emphasis on excellent customer service.“It’s our big…

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Body for Life Champion from Tulsa

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

Tulsa is home to Nancy Fish, Body for Life’s 2007 Grand Champion in the women’s age 18 to 30 category.

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The Four Freshmen Bring Spectacular Christmas Show

By: Value News | Category: Special Interest | Issue: December 2008

Fans of the songs of yesterday will have their wishes granted this holiday season when The Four Freshmen come to Broken Arrow December 4 for a spectacular Christmas show.

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Shop Locally and Win

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

The holidays are officially here and we all know what that means: it’s time to do some serious shopping.

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Buy Bixby

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

Never has holiday shopping been so much fun, and worth so much, in Bixby.

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Cascia Christmas Walk December 7

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

Cascia Hall Preparatory School and the Cascia Hall Parent Faculty Association (CPFA) will once again join the school and community in kicking off the Christmas season by…

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Change a Child’s Life

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: December 2008

Imagine yourself, if you can, alone at Christmas, with no family, no presents, no hot meal, sharing a room with five other people, with all your belongings locked up in storage so no one can take them.

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Christkindlmarkt December 5-7

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

If you can’t make it to Europe to shop this Christmas, enjoy the next best thing.

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Step Back in Time

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

Christmas celebrations kick off at Christview Christian Church December 4 through 7 with the 10th annual Bethlehem Walk.

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Love Your Work

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Education | Issue: December 2008

Students of cosmetology are likely to find that their career choice is in high demand. A career school investment can provide invaluable training at a fraction of the cost of a four-year college program.

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Christmas in Claremore

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

Cash money! Claremore’s Santa Cash event kicked off November 14, and it runs until noon on Friday, December 19.

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Educational Books, Toys and More

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

Jennifer Palmer and Shelly Rogers are taking their lives in a new direction. They decided to go into business together in July and worked diligently until Classroom Corner’s grand opening in October.

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A Countryside Christmas

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

Countryside Flowers and Gifts in Owasso can help you make your home beautiful for the holidays, and ease the stress of holiday shopping and entertaining.

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Buy Direct and Save

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: December 2008

 “Last year, DirectBuy members purchased over a billion dollars’ worth of merchandise at cost,” says Dave Berry, owner of Tulsa’s DirectBuy.

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Life Without Knee Pain

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2008

Do you have knee pain that is becoming too much to bear? If you’re considering surgery, it is essential to choose an orthopedic surgeon who is specially trained in joint replacement.

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Warm Up Your Holidays

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

In a time when businesses can come and go rather quickly, it’s nice to find a company with staying power. EZe Products has been selling saunas, and only saunas, for over 27 years.

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Comfort and Luxury for Your Feet

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2008

Are you making your Christmas list and checking it twice?

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Peace of Mind Is the Perfect Present

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2008

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift?

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Holiday Makeover for Your Cabinets

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2008

Do you think it’s impossible to give your kitchen cabinets a makeover before the holidays? It’s not – if you call Tracy Booth, owner of Gleam Guard.

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Give Better Golf

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

Do you have a golf fanatic on your holiday list? Give them the gift of better golf with lessons from GolfTec.

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Mouthwatering Holiday Hams and More

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2008

Ham It Up began seven years ago as a shop intended to cast the spotlight on – what else? – hams, and the store rapidly grew to include many other fine products as well.

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Affordable Transmission Repair

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

The youngest of nine children, Tom Hammond grew up around transmissions. “I was born into the business,” he said.

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Try Turducken for Your Holiday Celebration

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2008

Add some Cajun flair to your holiday celebration with a mouth-watering turducken, deboned poultry or other fine meat from Hebert’s Specialty Meats, located at 2101 E. 71st St.

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Gifts and Décor Galore

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Gifts & Decor | Issue: December 2008

Longtime customers drive from Tulsa and Pryor, and from as far away as Coffeyville, Kansas, to purchase holiday gifts and decorations at J & J Pharmacy and Gifts, lo…

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Take the Christmas Home Tour

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

A Claremore Christmas tradition reaches a milestone with the 25th annual Christmas Home Tour, sponsored by the Junior Ocieleta Club, on Saturday, December 6 from 9 a.m. …

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Old-Fashioned Sweet Shoppe

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Restaurants | Issue: December 2008

On the counter at Lulu’s Sweet Shoppe is a sign that reads, “Unattended children will be given an espresso and a free puppy.” This is a tiny part of the cozy, home…

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High Heels: Hazardous to Your Health

By: Darnell Blackmon | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2008

The idea that high heels can be hazardous to your health isn't new – orthopedists have warned women for years that high heels can contribute to the development of a va…

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SWAT Team Trains at OFZ

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

Owasso Fitness Zone was swarming with police officers from the Owasso Police Department SWAT team on one recent morning, but it wasn’t due to an emergency; it was in preparation for one.

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Everything Pets

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Pets | Issue: December 2008

Family-owned Pet Stop in Owasso is the ultimate pet shop.

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More Power to You

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2008

Tim Burns was born and raised in Wisconsin and met his wife when they were in the eighth grade. The Burnses called Tulsa home in the ’70s while attending Oral Roberts University.

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Relax, Refresh, Renew

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: December 2008

When you walk into Re-Bath of Tulsa’s brand-new showroom at 6570 E. 41st St., you’ll notice immediately that it isn’t like other bathroom remodeling stores.

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Rally at the Rock

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

“When you walk in the door of The Rock Church, there’s a lot of excitement,” says Senior Pastor Billy Joe Watts.

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Become a Grandfriend

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

RSVP, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Tulsa, needs your help. Are you 55 years or better and looking for a fun, meaningful way to volunteer your time?

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Believe the Rumours

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: December 2008

If you’re searching for a beauty salon that is filled with laughter, talking and fun, and offers top-notch service, look no further. Rumours Salon, located at 517 W. 5th St.

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Who Can Benefit from Spinal Decompression?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: December 2008

For years Spinal Decompression of Oklahoma has been effectively treating this pain.

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Our Customers Are Our Family

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: December 2008

Thomas Kwik Kar now serves the public with two locations – Owasso and Claremore.

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Donate Toys for Children in Need

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2008

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve began its Toys For Tots program in 1947, when Major Bill Hendricks and a group of Marine Reservists in Los Angeles collected and distributed 5,000 toys to needy children.

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Carols and Crumpets

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: December 2008

Get into the Christmas spirit at the 18th annual Carols and Crumpets on Saturday, December 6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria.

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Your Neighborhood TV and Appliance Store

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: December 2008

Tumble In opened its doors in Broken Arrow in early August of this year. With its humble beginnings in Muskogee in 1942, the company also has stores in Muskogee and McAlester.

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Need Money for the Holidays?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: November 2008

If you’re feeling slightly apprehensive over the rapidly approaching holidays because you know you’ll be short on cash, don’t despair; help may be just around the …

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Gifts That Will Give for Years

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2008

With Christmas approaching, it’s a good time to consider some amazing gift ideas.

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Love Your Lips Again

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: November 2008

People come to see me every day at Advanced Cosmetic Medicine to address different problems related to aging.

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness and Family Caregivers Month

By: Tonda Ames | Category: Other | Issue: November 2008

According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s “2008 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures” report, more than 40 percent of the 10 million American, unpaid caregiv…

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Growing Congregation at Anglican Church

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2008

The Anglican Church of the Resurrection, located next to Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church at 2525 W. Main Street in Jenks, has been going through some exciting transitions recently.

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Arizona Named Best Mexican

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: November 2008

When you have that craving for authentic Mexican cuisine, think Arizona Mexican Restaurant at 66th and South Lewis in Tulsa.

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Body for Life

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2008

Tulsa is home to Nancy Fish, Body for Life’s 2007 Grand Champion in the women’s age 18 to 30 category.

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Holiday Tea Off Set for November 13

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: November 2008

It’s hard to believe that another year has almost passed and it is time for Broken Arrow Main Street Merchants Association’s Holiday Tea Off in downtown Broken Arrow.

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BMFO Settled in New Location

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: November 2008

Building Materials Factory Outlet has served the Tulsa metropolitan area for two years at 50th & Yale.

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Laurette Willis at Dickens on the Boulevard

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2008

Downtown Claremore will travel back in time to the Victorian era on November 21 and 22 at the annual Dickens on the Boulevard event.

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Making Your Dream-House a Reality

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2008

Danny Pavey, owner of Dezign Plus in Collinsville, is in the business of turning dream-houses into reality.

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Buy Direct and Save

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: November 2008

“Last year, DirectBuy members purchased over a billion dollars’ worth of merchandise at cost,” says Dave Berry, owner of Tulsa’s DirectBuy.

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Discount Mike’s New Location Now Open

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2008

Discount Mike’s Tire and Automotive was founded in 1989. Originally known as Eastside Tire & Auto, the business was founded by Leroy Richards and his partner, Vic Taylor.

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A Second Chance at Life

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2008

Thirty-two years ago, Jeff Heidland ruptured the ACL in his knee playing high school football for the Bixby Spartans. He had surgery, and his knee worked fine for over three decades.

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Take Pride in Your Garage

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2008

Embarrassed for people to see your garage? John Brawley began his company, Garage Makeovers L.L.C., because he saw a need for garage makeovers.

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Holiday Makeover for Your Cabinets

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2008

Do you think it’s impossible to give your kitchen cabinets a makeover before the holidays? It’s not – if you call Tracy Booth, owner of Gleam Guard.

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Honey-Kissed Ideas for Holidays and Every Day

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: November 2008

Make your holiday meals extra special with a honey-kissed ham from The Hamlet.

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Holiday Happenings

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: November 2008

For many, Christmas means flying reindeer, the birth of a holy child, sparkling lights and a jolly man in a red suit.

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Welcome Home

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2008

At Home Sweet Home, a residential assisted living home specializing in care for the memory impaired, the emphasis is on quality of life and taking things one day at a time.

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Improve Your Gas Mileage

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2008

It is no secret that gas prices are through the roof these days. But it doesn’t have to be a hopeless situation.

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Ne-Mar Holiday Open House November 7-8

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2008

Christmas shopping can be such a headache!

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Owasso Fitness Zone Focusing on Women’s Needs

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2008

You know you need to exercise, but you don’t really know what to do on the machines at the mega-gyms – it all seems intimidating.

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Take a Family Trip to the Tree Farm

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Special Interest | Issue: November 2008

For many, the uncertainty in our country is causing a reevaluation of how they spend their time and money.

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Portraits and Much More

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Photography | Issue: November 2008

Portraits by Robbie owner Robbie Taheny is a delightful professional who has built her business around portrait photography – and just about anything else that might be related to it.

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Fish Aficionados

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Pets | Issue: November 2008

Since 2005, Premier Aquatics, located at 61st and Sheridan, has served Tulsa’s fish and aquarium needs with exceptional experience, knowledge and customer service.

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Be Prepared for Accidents

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2008

Fall is here and the treacherous driving of winter is just around the corner.

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Party Like It’s 2009

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: November 2008

Are you ready to party like it’s 2009 at Putt & Jump Party Company in Owasso?

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Todd of All Trades

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2008

Septic system work is the foundation of Roberts Environmental.

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Become a Grandfriend

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2008

RSVP, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Tulsa, needs your help. Are you 55 years or better and looking for a fun, meaningful way to volunteer your time?

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Sapulpa’s Holiday Events

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: November 2008

Ten thousand dollars cash – it could be yours. Yes, it’s time for Sapulpa’s annual Jingle Bells Sweepstakes, now celebrating its tenth year.

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Personalize Your Holiday Gifts

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Retail | Issue: November 2008

With less than two months until Christmas, now is a great time to stop by The Scrapbook Store at 8751 North 117th East Avenue in Owasso for one-of-a-kind gift ideas and …

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Help With Your Honey-Do List

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2008

Not only is Rick James a third-generation tile layer who learned the trade from his father and grandfather, he is also licensed in commercial heat and air and can do jus…

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Who Can Benefit from Spinal Decompression?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: November 2008

Eighty-five percent of Americans experience back and neck pain at some point in their lives. For years Spinal Decompression of Oklahoma has been effectively treating this pain.

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United Ford North Highlights New F-150

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: November 2008

When you see the 2009 Ford F-150 series, you’ll fully understand the meaning of the word, “Wow!” In mid-October, United Ford North introduced the newly engineered …

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Free Upside of Aging Expo November 8

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2008

As the world changes and personal information becomes less and less private, increasing numbers of vulnerable adults, including some seniors, are being taken advantage of.

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Prepare for Winter

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2008

Winter is coming, and right now, before it gets too cold, it’s the perfect time to make sure both your furnace and home are ready.

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A Main Event

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: October 2008

Celebrate Oklahoma’s finest art, wine and jazz music as downtown Jenks presents the 5th annual Art on Main, Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Join more than 8…

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Bargain Hunting Bliss

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Retail | Issue: October 2008

In the heart of Broken Arrow, off the beaten path of retail stores, lies a unique consignment shop filled with inexpensive, quality merchandise just waiting to be discovered.

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Soak Your Stress Away

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2008

Derrick Lockwood took the helm of Bath 911 in January of this year.

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Shoppers and Crafters Wanted

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

One of the longest running local crafts shows happens right here in Bixby, Oklahoma.

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Donations Needed for New Playground

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

Some people see only a plat of weeds just north of the Bixby North 5th/6th Grade Center.

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Over 30 Years of Clean Sweeps

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2008

David Harris began his Black Hat Chimney Sweep business in 1977.

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Halloween at the Castle

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

Now’s the time to get into the spooky spirit of Halloween, so pack up the family for a short 35-minute drive from Tulsa to the Castle of Muskogee, where you can expect…

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Chick-fil-A Night at Owasso Stadium

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

Chick-fil-A in Owasso would like to invite the community out for a special evening of football, food and fun on Friday, October 24 as the Owasso Rams take on the Choctaw Yellowjackets.

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Don’t Miss the Chocolate Affair

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Other | Issue: October 2008

One of the most popular, frequently craved delicacies in the world is chocolate.

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Crazy for Crafts Fest is Coming Soon

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

Though it seems too soon to think about, the holidays are practically at our doorstep.

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Witches Night Out October 23

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: October 2008

It’s that time again; Halloween is just a few weeks away, and harvest celebrations and Thanksgiving will soon follow.

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Roll in Style

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: October 2008

Fall is the most pleasant season of the year to many, especially if you enjoy the great outdoors, campfires, the beautiful colors, cooler weather, traveling and camping.

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Old World Style, New Age Technique

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2008

DecoPierre is a new company that has recently opened its Tulsa doors and is now taking orders for products that truly offer old world style using a new age technique.

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Buy Direct and Save

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: October 2008

“Last year, DirectBuy members purchased over a billion dollars’ worth of merchandise at cost,” says Dave Berry, owner of Tulsa’s DirectBuy.

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Don’t Run Through Pain

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2008

Fall is a favorite season for many distance runners and is often the time of year they are training for an event, such as the Tulsa Run or the Route 66 marathon or half-marathon.

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Caring, Cutting-Edge Dentistry

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2008

If you’re looking for reputable dentists who really care, Drake and Voto Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is the right place.

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Energy-Efficient Windows and Siding

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2008

With a lifetime of experience in the home improvement industry, Jim Evans recently opened his company, Energy Tech, Inc.

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Arts & Crafts Benefit Bazaar October 25

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

What started out 36 years ago as a small arts & crafts event in a Wal-Mart parking lot has turned into one of Broken Arrow’s largest community fundraising projects.

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Every Hidden Thing

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: October 2008

What would you do if you knew the next 15 minutes didn’t count?That is the question asked in the new feature-length movie “Every Hidden Thing,” from Bartlesville f…

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Relationships Build Business

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Financial Services | Issue: October 2008

First Bank of Owasso has drawn a lot of attention lately with its personal, relationship-oriented advertising.

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It’s Time for Fun and Games

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: October 2008

If you’re looking for some family-friendly entertainment, come down to Main Street in Broken Arrow on the evening of Saturday, October 25 for Fun and Games on Main.

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Custom Concrete for Interiors and Exteriors

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2008

Hawkeye Custom Concrete specializes in the design, fabrication and installation of concrete for the home. They can work their magic on new or existing concrete surfaces, interiors or exteriors.

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Improve Your Gas Mileage

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Automotive | Issue: October 2008

It is no secret that gas prices are through the roof these days. But it doesn’t have to be a hopeless situation.

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Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

It’s never too soon to start thinking about the holidays – every year it seems they arrive earlier and earlier.

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When Changing Jobs, Don’t Shortchange Your 401(k)

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: October 2008

Your 401(k) plan can be a major component of your retirement savings. As you know, your 401(k) offers several different investment options and the chance to accumulate tax deferred earnings.

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Make A Difference on October 25

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

Three local charity organizations – the American Red Cross, Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, and Goodwill Industries of Tulsa – combine forces to spearhead T…

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Metro Builders Supply Opening in Owasso

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: October 2008

Metro Builders Supply is scheduled to open its newest home appliance showroom the second week of September in Owasso.

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30 Years of Academic Excellence

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Education | Issue: October 2008

October 26 marks a very important anniversary – it is the day the Mustard Seed Learning Center celebrates 30 years of continuing academic excellence and achievement.

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Virginia Turner Doll Signing

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: October 2008

Doll lovers, an amazing opportunity to meet an accomplished doll maker – whose works of art are loved around the world – is coming soon to a castle near you.

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All About Nails

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2008

Tucked away in the Three Lakes Shopping Center, you’ll find Owasso’s newest retreat for spa manicures, nail enhancements and spa pedicures.

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Happy HallowMarine

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

Are you looking for a different and exciting way to celebrate Halloween with your family this year?

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Option: Clinical Trial

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2008

Dr. Harvey A. Tatum, gastroenterologist at Hillcrest Medical Center, specializes in the evaluation and treatment of digestive and liver diseases, endoscopies, and consultative services.

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Knee Injuries in Women

By: Victor Palomino | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: October 2008

Did you know that women can be six times more likely than men to suffer from knee injuries?

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Autumn Colors

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: October 2008

Fall is in the air and there’s a glorious display of color all around us, at least on the trees that are left.

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Luxurious Local Living

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Real Estate | Issue: October 2008

A warm fire crackles in the fireplace, ceramic floors shine, and a gourmet kitchen awaits you. Just across the manicured lawn is a 24-hour fitness center featuring brand new equipment.

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Steps for Success

By: Kim Thornhill | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

Exercise is an important part of life for health and wellbeing, but children often choose television and video games as a sedentary way to pass the time after school and on the weekends.

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Become a Grandfriend

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

RSVP, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Tulsa, needs your help. Are you 55 years or better and looking for a fun, meaningful way to volunteer your time?

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Action-Packed October in Sapulpa

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: October 2008

This fall, downtown Sapulpa is one of the most happening places around. Here’s a look at some of the events going on in Sapulpa this October.

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Haircut in a Snap

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: October 2008

Snappy’s operators Nancy and Dennis Fletcher run a successful haircutting business, and both are a delight to visit with.

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Tile and More by Tony

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: October 2008

Tile by Tony is expanding its showroom to more than double its current size. The new showroom will be one of the largest of its kind in northeastern Oklahoma and is scheduled for completion by October 15.

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Treasure Your Memories

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: October 2008

Sapulpa-area scrapbooking fans now have a special place of their own to shop, work and share ideas. It’s Treasured Memories Scrapbook Store at 502 E. Dewey.

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HallowZOOeen Is Spooktacular

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2008

A spooky and thrilling (but not too frightening) Halloween adventure awaits you and your family at the Tulsa Zoo October 27 through 31.

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Caring for Fall and Winter Fabrics

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: October 2008

It’s fall, a nip is in the air, and frequent family gatherings and the holidays are right around the corner.

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Go for Wings

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: October 2008

Kip Kabler had been in the car business for 20 years when he started looking at franchise opportunities and decided he would just “wing it” – literally.

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Doctor Knows Best

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2008

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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Becoming Bully-Proof

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2008

Is your son or daughter faking a high temperature every morning, trying to avoid another day at school?

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Autumn Harvest Festival to Benefit Madonna House

By: Mandy Vavrinak | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

The 15th annual Autumn Harvest Arts & Crafts Festival benefiting Madonna House will be Saturday, September 20.

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Hungry for Something New?

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Restaurants | Issue: September 2008

Looking for a new favorite restaurant to call home? Baja Jack’s in Owasso may be just the place you have been looking for.

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Over 30 Years of Clean Sweeps

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2008

David Harris began his Black Hat Chimney Sweep business in 1977.

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Bluegrass & Chili Festival at Expo September 4, 5 & 6

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: September 2008

Families, groups of friends, music-lovers and food-lovers looking for the perfect end-of-summer event, look no further!

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Mexican Folklorico Dancers Bring Culture to Broken Arrow

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

It’s time once again for the Encore Series, brought to you by the Broken Arrow Arts & Humanities Council.

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Broken Arrow’s Home & Business Expo September 20

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

The Broken Arrow Area Chamber of Commerce and area businesses and merchants are banking on the weather being a bit cooler the latter part of September than it historically is the month of August.

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Find Gifts at Arts & Crafts Show September 20

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

Need a birthday, wedding, holiday or baby gift?

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Dickens of a Ride Set for October 4

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

Saturday, October 4 is the date set for the 2nd Annual Dickens of a Ride bicycling event, hosted by Claremore Main Street.

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Sign Up for Free Healthy Woman Program

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2008

If you are a woman, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the numerous responsibilities you bear.

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Early Childhood Education Program Now at Community Care College

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Education | Issue: September 2008

Do you love working with kids and believe that you could be a positive influence in their lives?

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Creek County Fair September 18-21

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: September 2008

It’s time again for the Creek County Free Fair!

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Buy Direct and Save

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: September 2008

“Last year, DirectBuy members purchased over a billion dollars’ worth of merchandise at cost,” says Dave Berry, owner of Tulsa’s DirectBuy.

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Participate in PSO Christmas Parade of Lights

By: Patty Croucher | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

It’s almost time for Christmas!

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Injuries Common in Fall

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2008

Autumn has arrived, and a large number of people are getting back into fitness routines now that the lazy days of summer have ended.

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All about Grout

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2008

Although grout is sometimes overlooked, it is an important part of your home’s appearance.

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Just Between Friends Sale Set for September 11-13

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2008

Fall 2008 brings a great event to Broken Arrow – the Just Between Friends sale at the Green Country Event Center, September 11 through 13.

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Golden Shopping & Selling Opportunity

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2008

Although the warmth of summer may still be upon us, it’s not too early to begin thinking about fall and winter needs.

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Leadership Tulsa Seeks Applicants for Class 41

By: Dawn Melton | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

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

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Improve Your Lifestylz

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: September 2008

Autumn is just around the corner, and now – since it’s no longer too hot to think straight – is the perfect time to get into a fitness routine, or if you already e…

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Smart Moves Can Help Women Achieve Financial Goals

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: September 2008

All of us face challenges in our efforts to achieve our long-term financial goals, such as a comfortable retirement.

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Spruce Up Your Windows

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: September 2008

If you’re looking to spruce up your home’s interior style and maybe save some money on energy costs, plantation shutters may be just what you’re looking for.

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Masterpiece Portraits

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Photography | Issue: September 2008

Masterpiece Studio of Owasso owners Mike and Valerie Edwards have a passion for photographing children and families. But, the products they create are much more than just portraits.

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Metro Builders Supply Opening in Owasso

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: September 2008

Metro Builders Supply is scheduled to open its newest home appliance showroom the second week of September in Owasso.

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Birthday Party for All

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2008

My Doll Castle is throwing a birthday celebration for all doll lovers!

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Buckskin Buddies at Claremore Expo

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

The Oklahoma Buckskin Horse Association (OBHA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1981. A portion of the funding supporting the organization and its activities is derived from area businesses.

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Owasso’s Fall Cash Giveaway

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: September 2008

Who wouldn’t like to win $5,000 cash just before the holidays, and have a lot of fun in doing so?

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“The Cemetery Club” September 18-21

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

Owasso Community Theatre Company (OCT) continues its tradition of excellence with the production of “The Cemetery Club” by Ivan Menchell.

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Promote with Products

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2008

It seems that every time you go into Pack & Mail Plus in Owasso, they’ve added something new to the product or services lineup.

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Donate Your Used Eyewear

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

Today 250 million people around the world suffer from poor vision because they don’t have access to vision care and glasses.

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Everyone Needs A Place of Grace

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Retail | Issue: September 2008

The word “faith” is most commonly translated into trust, belief or hope, and it is the cornerstone of Christianity.

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Life is Better in the Quick Lane

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: September 2008

The new Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center opened its doors in mid-August.

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Rockin’ Remodeling

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: September 2008

Rock Solid Materials in Bixby is a fun place to shop for just about any indoor, outdoor, or backyard project you can imagine in which stone is going to be utilized.

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It’s Fair Time

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

It’s September and autumn’s cooler weather is upon us, two signs indicating one thing – it’s time for the fair! Get ready to experience the excitement of the 94th Annual Rogers County Free Fair.

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Amazing Race for Charity

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

The Rogers County Young Professionals (RCYPO) was established a year ago with a purpose to help attract and retain young professionals by providing them a social network…

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A Home with Style

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: September 2008

Adults who visit Stylish Home Features (SHF) in Owasso will feel like kids in a candy store. The huge showroom is filled with items that will transform a kitchen, bathroom or outdoor kitchen.

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­­Newly Remodeled South Pointe Chevrolet

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: September 2008

The friendly, courteous and professional staff of South Pointe Chevrolet is very proud of their recently remodeled store and invites the public to come in for a look.

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Say Shalom to Shalomfest

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 14 for Shalomfest 2008!

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An Evening of Wine and Roses

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2008

Get ready to experience the sweet smell of roses, spectacular wines, scrumptious foods, and a sky full of stars as Tulsa Garden Center presents Tulsa’s premiere fall w…

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Stop in to Tumble In

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: September 2008

Tumble In opened its doors to the public in Broken Arrow in early August. Today’s Tumble In had its humble beginnings as “Tumble Inn” in Muskogee in 1942.

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Wine Eats and Easels

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Other | Issue: September 2008

One of the most anticipated wine tasting events of the year, sponsored by Friends of Broken Arrow Neighbors, is almost here!

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Forklift Aficionados

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2008

With their outstanding product knowledge, wide variety of services and heavy emphasis on customer satisfaction, All American Forklift is making the forklift industry friendly.

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The Eyes Have It

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2008

Dr. Tracy Tran purchased Arrow Eye Care in April of 2007.

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Hair Care Beyond the Norm

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2008

“Finding the right hairstylist for your hair care needs is just like finding any other professional,” says Deann Koger, owner of the newly established Beyond Salon in south Tulsa.

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Community Driven

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: August 2008

Emphasizing outstanding customer satisfaction in many ways, Bill Knight provides Tulsa with Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Volvo, and Jaguar vehicles.

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Expo Set for September 20

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: August 2008

What the community of Broken Arrow has known in the past as its Annual Expo has been renamed, redesigned, rescheduled and relocated.

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Remodeler’s Dream

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: August 2008

As the summer begins winding down and the temperatures start to cool, many people will be planning home improvement projects.

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Devour Downtown Is Sure To Delight

By: Patty Croucher | Category: Other | Issue: August 2008

Ready, Set, Eat! Once again it’s time to Devour Downtown!

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Get Fit This Fall

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2008

Summer is winding down, vacations are ending, and school is starting soon – it’s a prime time for people to reestablish their daily routines, including getting back on track with a fitness program.

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Shop Local for Back to School

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2008

If you ask kids what “back to school” means to them, don’t expect to hear about books, clubs, teachers, or even friends – not at first anyway.

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Donate Shoes to Soles4Souls

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2008

Most of us never give a second thought to the shoes we put on our feet each morning.

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Business Solutions

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: August 2008

The Holmes Organisation is sponsoring a healthcare seminar on Tuesday, August 19 at the Renaissance Hotel.

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Welcome Home

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: August 2008

At Home Sweet Home, a residential assisted living home specializing in care for the memory impaired, the emphasis is on quality of life and taking things one day at a time.

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Room Restyling

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: August 2008

Home decorating seems to fall into two categories. There are picture-perfect rooms that look like they should be on a magazine page, but seem more like a museum than a home.

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Ne-Mar For All

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2008

Is your list of errands sending you all around town?

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Technical College Opening in 2009

By: Tim Payne | Category: Education | Issue: August 2008

Locals in the Tulsa metropolitan area interested in the fields of automotive, diesel and welding will soon have access to expanded educational opportunities.

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Claremore Regional Welcomes Dr. Thomas

By: Chase DeLozier | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2008

Jeremy D. Thomas, D.O., began seeing new patients at his new orthopedic clinic in the Claremore Regional Medical Plaza in July 2008.  Dr. Thomas is a new partner wi…

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Serving Pizza and the Community

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Restaurants | Issue: August 2008

Four area Papa John’s Pizza locations go above and beyond serving delicious pizza; they also serve their communities.

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Wreck–A–Mended

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: August 2008

Have recent storms put hail dings on your vehicle? You want them repaired, but who can you trust to do the job right and stand behind their work?

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Support the Pride of Broken Arrow

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Other | Issue: August 2008

Founded in 1929, the Broken Arrow band program strives to achieve musical excellence and indeed has met that goal time and time again.

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Renew with Re-Bath

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: August 2008

Looking to remodel your bathroom? As always, Re-Bath of Tulsa has loads of stylish, affordable, low-maintenance options for you. Re-Bath of Tulsa has served the greater Tulsa area since 1993.

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Walton Runs for Sheriff

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2008

“Rogers County is the fastest-growing county in Oklahoma, and it’s important to start today to meet the needs of tomorrow,” says Scott Walton, a 27-year veteran of the Tulsa Police Department.

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Positive Results Point to Accu-SPINA

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2008

Are you one of the 85 percent of Americans who has experienced some form of back or neck pain?

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Get Well, Stay Well at Standridge Clinic

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2008

Twenty years ago, Tracy L. Standridge, D.C., opened the doors to Standridge Clinic and Structural Rehab in Owasso.

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Luxurious Care for Your Eyes and Smile

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2008

You open the front door to the fragrance of scented candles, a peaceful waiting room, and check-in with a friendly receptionist.

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BOK Center Free Shuttle Service

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: August 2008

Tulsa Transit will provide quick, easy, safe and free shuttles to and from select major events at the new BOK Center.

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Urgent Care of Green Country in Owasso Celebrates 5th Anniversary

By: Mark Russell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: August 2008

Urgent Care of Green Country recently celebrated five years in Owasso.

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Face the Future with Confidence

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: August 2008

With new techniques at the Vascular & Vein Laser Center in Claremore, it is easier than ever to look and feel better without the downtime.

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Helping People Is Our Business

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: August 2008

“We help people. That’s our business,” says Mike Richardson, exclusive financial specialist for the Woods-Gallardo Agency in Broken Arrow.

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American Celebrates America

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2008

Every summer Americans celebrate the birth of their country, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

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Flip Your Wig

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2008

Throughout history, wigs, extensions and hairpieces have been worn by both genders for different reasons.

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Bixby Green Corn Festival Going on Now

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2008

The annual Bixby Green Corn Festival is taking place right now in downtown Bixby.

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Experience the Difference of Cedar Point

By: Jamie Brace | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2008

Ricky Burke, as his peers at Claremore High School called him 30 years ago, is now known as Pastor Rick. After more than 20 years of serving as a youth pastor in other states, he’s back home to stay.

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Claremore’s Freedom Celebration

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2008

The fourth of July is about celebrating our country and our freedom with loved ones.

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Leading to Change

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Other | Issue: July 2008

Most citizens would agree that the sheriff’s department should carry out its duties in the most effective and efficient manner possible, led by a sheriff with a solid …

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What to Expect With Total Knee Replacement

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2008

Is the pain in your knee too intense to bear? If you’re considering total knee replacement surgery, it is essential to choose an orthopedic surgeon who is specially trained in joint replacement.

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Makeover Your Kitchen Cabinets

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2008

If your cabinets look bad, everything else in your kitchen automatically looks bad too. What is a homeowner to do: replace, reface, repaint or refinish?

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Independence Day 2008

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2008

The Fourth of July is associated with family gatherings, celebrations, parades, picnics, and of course, fireworks.

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Ultimate Health and Strength

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2008

Are you looking for ultimate health and strength? Michelle Raley, owner of The Kangen Body Shop in Claremore, believes her store has what you’re looking for.

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Tips for Navigating Choppy Investment Waters

By: Linda Fullerton | Category: Financial Services | Issue: July 2008

If you’re an investor, you may be perplexed by the current volatility of the stock market. Recently, the Dow Jones Industrial Average experienced triple-digit movements.

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Unforgettable Fashion Experience

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2008

Are you and your hairstylist no longer connecting like you used to? Maybe you’re looking to branch out from the haircutting franchise you normally rely on.

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Aid for the Rock Generation

By: Simon Hammond | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2008

Although people often associate hearing loss with the aging process, prolonged exposure to loud noise is a far more common cause of the condition.

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Technical College Opening in 2009

By: Tim Payne | Category: Other | Issue: July 2008

Locals in the Tulsa metropolitan area interested in the fields of automotive, diesel and welding will soon have access to expanded educational opportunities.

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Back-to-School Fashion Benefit

By: Julie Dermody | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2008

Though it seems like summer just began, autumn will be here soon, bringing back-to-school fashion trends to the minds of both kids and parents.

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Fun, Feel-At-Ease Fitness

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2008

Ladies, getting a good workout in Owasso just became a lot less stressful. Owasso Jazzercise now has its own location at 105 S. Main St.

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Berry Delicious

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2008

Some people say that if you’ve never eaten a vine-ripened blackberry, you haven’t lived.

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A Leader with Savvy and Spunk

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Other | Issue: July 2008

Rebecca Lowe Muratet believes that she is the right person to serve as the next Rogers County Clerk.

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Celebrating 40 Years of Volunteer Nursing

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2008

In March of 1968, MaryAnn Staab, along with five other inactive Tulsa-area nurses, founded Registered Nurse Community Volunteers, Inc. (RNCV).

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Ready, Set, Crop

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2008

Scrapbooking has been a popular pastime for decades. It’s one of the most satisfying ways of organizing, showcasing and preserving memories.

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Enjoy Summer Under Your Awning

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: July 2008

Interest in retractable awnings is on the rise across the country, and it’s not difficult to see why.

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An Evening with Holly Hoffmann, Landscape Designer

By: Monica Orosz | Category: Other | Issue: July 2008

Are you interested in learning about garden design and horticulture? A fantastic opportunity awaits you at the Tulsa Garden Center.

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A Patient Approach

By: Mallory Spoor-Baker | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2008

Each patient I see for skin care has a different problem, but it is usually a variant of one thing – sun damage.

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A Cool Solution

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2008

It happens every year – the sweltering dog days of summer begin, and your air conditioner decides to stop working.

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Electrifying Outdoors

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2008

During spring and summer, people spend a lot of time in their outdoor living spaces. All Weathers Electric specializes in landscape lighting and electrical services for the outdoor environment.

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Family Fun at Andy B’s

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2008

Formerly Riverlanes, the fully remodeled and redecorated Andy B’s has been equipped with the finest state-of-the-art bowling and game equipment. An outside facelift will soon be underway as well.

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Apollo’s Builds Bodies and Minds

By: Mary Bransford | Category: Other | Issue: June 2008

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

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Tuesdays in the Park

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: June 2008

Are you tired of staying in every night and watching television? Do you want to find a way to spend your warm summer evenings outdoors?

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Prepare for Your Future at Claremore Beauty College

By: Judy Phillips | Category: Education | Issue: June 2008

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

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Over 50? Opportunities Abound

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2008

Are you a senior in Rogers County who wants to make new friends, get active, travel, learn, grow and simply have some fun? Claremore Regional Hospital has the perfect opportunity for you.

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Are You Ready for Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2008

Your individual hormone requirements govern your health and well-being in numerous ways. As we mature, the right levels of hormones in our bodies become more and more crucial.

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Tips for Preventing Knee Pain

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2008

Summer is the season many people feel more vigorous and increase their daily activity levels.

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See the Doctor Sooner

By: Jamie Brace | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2008

Allergy ailments abound this time of year, and the Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy Center in Claremore is responding to this growing need for care by expanding its staff.

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Glenpool Black Gold Days

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: June 2008

Glenpool is widely known as the city that made Tulsa famous. Come celebrate Glenpool’s heritage at the 30th Annual Black Gold Days, Thursday through Saturday, June 19, 20 and 21 at Black Gold Park.

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Get a Golden Tan

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: June 2008

The first official day of summer is Saturday, June 21, and everyone knows what that means – picnics in the park, trips to the zoo, gardening, swimming, and of course, summer fashion.

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Goodwill 2007 Award Winners

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa recently celebrated its successes of 2007 at the Annual Awards Luncheon at Southern Hills Marriott in Tulsa.

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Attention to Detail

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2008

If you’re redoing the floors in your home or business, you know that countless options are available. But you may not be aware of one possible approach – decorative concrete.

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Your Pet’s New Friend

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Pets | Issue: June 2008

Indian Springs Animal Hospital, formerly Indian Springs Vet Hospital, has made some changes recently, including a new name and a new owner.

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Artists Wanted

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: June 2008

Art on Main, Jenks’s signature fall art show sponsored by the Jenks Chamber of Commerce, is looking for Oklahoma artists who wish to exhibit and sell their work.

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Skate Night to Benefit Lord of Life Lutheran Church

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

Lord of Life Lutheran Church recently dealt with a disheartening situation when their six-by-nine-foot trailer containing all of the church’s holy items and video, aud…

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Nickles Named Entrepreneur of the Year

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: June 2008

People who know and work with Shirley Nickles say that she is an incredible person who has devoted her life to helping others.

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College Level Bible Courses for Everyone

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Education | Issue: June 2008

If you’re looking for higher education in church ministry, a convenient, cost-effective solution is available.

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Get Environmentally Friendly Floors

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2008

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to a plastic soda bottle when it’s recycled, take a look at the floor.

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Doll Collector’s Paradise

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: June 2008

Once upon a time in a faraway land called Michigan, a little girl named Linda lived in a fairy tale world with her many beautiful dolls.

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Aid for the Rock Generation

By: Simon Hammond | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2008

Although people often associate hearing loss with the aging process, prolonged exposure to loud noise is a far more common cause of the condition.

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Owasso Supports the Arts

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

April 19 was an exquisite night for those gathered at Old Central to support the Arts and Humanities Council of Owasso (AHCO).

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Pet Stop Celebrates 12th Anniversary

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Pets | Issue: June 2008

Have you ever invited a bird to your birthday party? Diego, a blue and gold macaw, is a real party animal.

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Rebecca Lowe Muratet Seeks to Serve

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

Rebecca Lowe Muratet knows the importance of giving back to her community, and she credits her father for the honesty and strong work ethic she has developed in life.

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Heavy or Light Work, Roberts Will Get It Done

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: June 2008

Todd Roberts, owner of Roberts Environmental, truly is a “Jack of all trades.” While he specializes in the installation of septic systems, aerobic systems and soil a…

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Route 66 Blowout

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: June 2008

The big day is right around the corner for classic car and truck lovers throughout the Midwest to gather in historic downtown Sapulpa and see timeless vehicles in their finest glory.

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Transform Your Home

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: June 2008

Adults who visit Stylish Home Features (SHF) in Owasso will feel like kids in a candy store. The huge showroom is filled with items that will transform a kitchen, bathroom or outdoor kitchen.

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Sapulpa Golf Tournament Set for June 20

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

Attention golfers! The Sapulpa Annual Chamber Golf Classic will be Friday, June 20 at the Sapulpa Municipal Golf Course.

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Salsa Festival Slated for June 7

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

Thirty years ago Route 66 was replaced by Interstate 55, but the historic road continues to live on. Each year its legacy is celebrated with many bustling commemorative festivities.

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Ease Your Aches

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: June 2008

It has been reported that 85 percent of the U.S. population experiences back or neck pain at some point in their lives.

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Linnaeus Teaching Garden Celebrating 2nd Anniversary

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

The Tulsa Garden Center’s Linnaeus Teaching Garden, located in Woodward Park, is one of Tulsa’s most beautiful hidden gems. Saturday, June 7, the center will celebra…

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Excellence in Small Business

By: Loren Carpenter | Category: Special Interest | Issue: June 2008

Small business is the backbone of the American economy, leading the way in innovation and bringing new ideas and technology to the marketplace.

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SummerStage at Tulsa Performing Arts Center

By: Chad Oliverson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

SummerStage is a performing arts festival held at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Performances include a variety of disciplines: musical, drama, comedy, dance and cabaret theatre.

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Friends of Will Rogers Docent Program

By: Pat Reeder | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2008

Friends of Will Rogers will soon be taking on a new meaning.

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Racing to Please

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2008

When daffodils and tulips start blossoming, watch out for an unpleasant by-product: swarms of termites.

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Bank with Your Cell Phone

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: May 2008

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could take care of your banking needs right on your cell phone, no matter where you were? Now you can with American Heritage Bank.

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Incredible Outdoor Décor

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2008

For more than thirty years, Amini’s Galleria has been famous around town for its wide variety of fine rugs, pool tables and game tables.

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Does Walking Help Arthritis Sufferers?

By: Kim Fuller | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2008

Nothing beats a nice walk on a warm spring day. At one time, it was thought that exercises such as walking weren’t good for people with arthritis.

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Bixby BBQ’n Blues Set for May 9-10

By: Mike Gately | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2008

Do you find delicious barbecue irresistible? Do the soulful sounds of blues music really get your feet tapping?

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“Doors of Bixby” Contest

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2008

Many people in Bixby show their community pride and welcoming spirit with their front doors.

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Rooster Days Festival

By: Kathy Reynolds | Category: Other | Issue: May 2008

Musical entertainment has always been a focal point of the Rooster Days festival and this year is no exception.

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Music Ministry

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2008

Wherever Cecilie Croissant goes, the sweet sound of music goes.

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A Parent for All

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2008

Fostering children with special needs is a very challenging task, and both the rewards and difficulties are great. The work requires exceptionally compassionate people.

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Claremore Celebrates Heritage

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2008

Claremore is a one-of-a-kind place with an interesting history.

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Ready to Lead

By: Julie Dermody | Category: Other | Issue: May 2008

Everywhere you look in Rogers County new rooftops are sprouting, and it is now one of the five highest-populated counties in the state.

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Joint Replacement Results

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2008

When hip or knee pain becomes too difficult to bear, people from all over the country travel to Tulsa for assistance from Dr. Ronald S. LaButti.

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May Flowers May Bring Allergies

By: Laurel Molini | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2008

Ah, it’s springtime again. With warmer weather comes spring cleaning, blooming trees and green grass. The seasonal change also means the beginning of allergy season for numerous people.

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An Electronic Waste Solution

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2008

Each year in America, tons of old and broken electronic devices such as computers and phones are tossed into landfills.

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Far-Infrared Sauna Therapy

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2008

Have you ever watched a movie or television show that displayed a group of people steaming together in a sauna?

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Gospel Sing & Car Show June 1

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: May 2008

Do you like southern gospel music and slick cars, old and new?

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Home Improvement Help

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2008

Handyman Connection prides itself on being “the original home improvement specialists.” Located in most markets across the United States, each store is individually owned and operated.

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Crawfest to Benefit Therapetics

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: May 2008

Crawfish will invade Tulsa on Saturday, May 17 at Hebert’s Crawfest 2008.

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A Time to Lead

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2008

When Oklahoma became a state in 1907, magnificent clocks were seen in the public areas of towns and cities across the United States.

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College Level Bible Courses for Everyone

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Education | Issue: May 2008

If you’re looking for higher education in church ministry, a convenient, cost-effective solution is available.

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Oklahoma Renaissance Festival

By: Karen Cunningham | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2008

Have you ever wished you could travel to a bygone era and visit the days of royalty, court jesters, elaborate costumes and jousting?

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Owasso Fitness Zone Celebrates 10 Years

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2008

You might be surprised at the diversity of people who work out at Owasso Fitness Zone.

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Where Kids Go To Party

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2008

Your child is happy and excited, jumping up and down and waving a birthday party invitation in the air. You, on the other hand, are not quite as thrilled.

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Rebecca Lowe Muratet Seeks to Serve

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Other | Issue: May 2008

Rebecca Lowe Muratet knows the importance of giving back to her community, and she credits her father for the honesty and strong work ethic she has developed in life.

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Create an Extraordinary Outdoor Space

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: May 2008

Just when you think Rock Solid Materials has every product imaginable, they add even more outdoor items. Rock Solid, adjacent to the Easton Sod Farm at 123rd Street and …

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Caregiving Across the Miles

By: Sherry Clark | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2008

According to the National Center on Caregiving, unpaid family caregivers are, and likely will continue to be, the largest source of long-term care services in the United States.

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Top-Ranked Museum

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2008

“Jewish Living Magazine” has named Tulsa's Sherwin Miller Museum as one of the top Jewish museums in North America, behind only the United States Holocaust Memorial …

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May is National Scrapbooking Month

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2008

Have you ever wandered through the scrapbook section of a big discount store and wished someone could explain to you how the products are used?

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Ease Your Aches

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: May 2008

It has been reported that 85 percent of the U.S. population experiences back or neck pain at some point in their lives.

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Storks Deliver Memories as Well as Babies

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: May 2008

Looking for a baby gift that’s really different?  Or maybe something for the mother who has everything?  Rent a stork and create a forever memory when mother…

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Accounting Solutions for Hard-working Americans

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Financial Services | Issue: May 2008

If you’re married to an accountant, you’ve probably already finished your taxes. If you’re not so lucky and the thought of doing your taxes makes your eyes glaze over, remain calm.

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Thunder Bowl’s a Strike!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2008

Area residents have known Country Club Lanes for years, but today they wouldn’t recognize the place.

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Mayfest Set for 15-18

By: Heather Pingry | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: May 2008

The 36th annual Tulsa International Mayfest is scheduled for May 15 through the 18 in the heart of beautiful downtown Tulsa.

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A Winning Team

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: May 2008

For the second year in a row, United Ford North in Tulsa has received the prestigious President’s Award from Ford Motor Company.

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A Fashion Finish

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: May 2008

The morning Jeff Waters found himself putting on a fresh shirt in the parking lot of the dry cleaners, he knew there had to be a better way of doing things.

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Meeting Short-Term Financial Needs

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2008

Has an unexpected medical expense or car repair left you a little short on cash? Most individuals find themselves in need of borrowing money at some point in their lives.

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Hot, Fresh Tex-Mex

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Restaurants | Issue: April 2008

Have you ever wondered, “What exactly is ‘Tex-Mex’ food?”  Most people guess that it is a combination of southwest-style Texas dishes and traditional Mexican cuisine.

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AVSB Welcomes New President and CEO

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Financial Services | Issue: April 2008

Arkansas Valley State Bank is happy to announce the hiring of its new President and CEO Jim Boze, who brings more than 30 years of banking experience to the position.

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Facelift Your Bathroom

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2008

In January of 2008, Derrick Lockwood became the new owner of BATH 911, a kitchen and bathroom remodeling service based in Bixby and serving the Tulsa metropolitan area f…

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Classic to Cutting Edge

By: Christy Means-Smith | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2008

All over the world, people view hair as an important physical feature.  Virtually every social function or special occasion includes a trip to the hairdresser, and …

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Music and Art for All

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: April 2008

It’s time for a fun evening of music and humor as the River City Ramblers bring their Dixieland and jazz sounds to Broken Arrow Friday, April 11, 2008, at 7:30 p.m.…

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Award Winning Educators

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Education | Issue: April 2008

Tulsa’s Community Care College is rapidly cultivating a well-deserved reputation as one of the nation’s premier civically-oriented, post-secondary institutions.

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A Passion for Performance Parts

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: April 2008

The Danny Beck parts department is led by Andy Boyce, who has 39 years of experience in the automotive industry and has been personally involved in various types of racing over the span of his career.

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Treating You Like Family

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2008

The common denominator you’ll find when visiting with the employees of Danny Beck Chevrolet on New Sapulpa Road in Tulsa is how much respect they have for Danny Beck a…

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First Rate RV Sales and Service

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2008

RVing is a fun, family-oriented activity full of opportunities. You can spend weeks on the road touring the countryside, or just stay a few days at a campsite.

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Patient Is “Hip” on Dr. LaButti

By: Sara Dale | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: April 2008

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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Personal Greenskeeper for Your Lawn

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: April 2008

Maybe your lawn isn’t everything you’ve hoped and dreamed. It could be healthier, thicker, and greener. Maybe you’re ready to do something about it.

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April is National Foot Health Awareness Month

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: April 2008

Dr. Maureen Crotty and Dr. Jeff Finkenstaedt of Green Country Podiatry joke that they might be stepping on some toes by revealing the bad foot practices they’ve seen over their years of treating feet.

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Plant Lover’s Paradise

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: April 2008

If you want to find some great plants, learn about flora, or shop for your garden, the 12th annual Jenks Herb & Plant Festival is the place to be on Saturday, April 26.

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Consigners Earn 70% at JBF Sale

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2008

Has your child outgrown a high-priced outfit after wearing it only once or twice?

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JBF Sale April 2-5

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2008

Owasso’s biggest children’s shopping event of the season is taking place April 2-5. It’s the Just Between Friends Owasso spring and summer sale at First Assembly of God Church on N. 129th E. Ave.

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Authority on Appraisals

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: April 2008

Heirloom china, old furniture, grandma’s silverware – what is it all worth?

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Breathtaking and Beautiful

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2008

Breathtaking eyes, adorable button noses, pouty mouths, velvety soft skin – the dolls at My Doll Castle in Claremore are a far cry from your ordinary, store-bought playthings.

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Real People. Real Service.

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: April 2008

Members of the Nelson Nissan service team are pleasant, outgoing and helpful. Five-year Nelson employee Mike Gaddy was promoted to service manager in January of this year.

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Trees for Every Landscape Design

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: April 2008

Spring has officially arrived, and although the landscape of Oklahoma will not be the same after last December’s ice storm, there is still time to achieve a beautiful …

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Papa John's Arrives in Claremore

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: April 2008

Getting a delicious pizza in Claremore just got a little easier. There is now a Papa John’s Pizza at 900 W. Will Rogers Blvd., designed with the busy person in mind.

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Your Family Eye Doctor

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2008

Are you searching for a “pearl” of an eye care facility?

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Art Portrays a Journey

By: Jeff Yowell | Category: Other | Issue: April 2008

The Eye of the Collector: The Jewish Vision of Sigmund R. Balka, a traveling exhibition created by the Hebrew Union Museum of New York, is on display at the Sherwin Mill…

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Reality TV “Signature Style”

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Retail | Issue: April 2008

Signature Interiors has already established itself as one of the hottest trendsetting stores in south Tulsa.

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Spring into Home Improvement

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2008

Rick James is a third-generation tile layer.  He was taught the trade by his father and grandfather and is now passing it along to his two sons, who assist him in t…

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Bright Eyes and Beautiful Smiles

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: April 2008

You just never know where a zoology class may lead. For Drs. Dirk and Lanita Thomas, it led to marriage, kids, and two successful family practices in Dirk’s hometown of Owasso.

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Turn to Tony

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: April 2008

If you’re interested in remodeling a bathroom or kitchen, Master Craftsman Tony Sementi, owner of Tile by Tony, is a great place to turn.

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Imagine the Possibilities

By: Value News | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2008

Cheryl Underwood didn’t like the brown spots that appeared on her face in her early 30s.

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Gentle, Family Dentistry

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2008

To many people, just thinking about a trip to the dentist is painful. But it doesn’t have to be that way any more.

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New Developments

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: March 2008

Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest commitments most people will ever make. An expert real estate agent can make all the experience exciting and rewarding.

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A Night In The Orient

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2008

Drive through Owasso and you are sure to notice the numerous bronze statues of children playing, reading, swinging and engaging in a variety of active pursuits.

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Pleasing to the Eyes and Palate

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Restaurants | Issue: March 2008

Are you looking for a wonderful restaurant with to enjoy with family and friends? Perhaps you are in need of a place to have a small business meeting or a group get-together.

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Allergies. Can you or your doctor do anything about them?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2008

It’s a fact that millions of adults and children in the U.S. have allergies of one sort or another. Our allergies manifest themselves as asthma, hay fever, hives or digestive upset from a food.

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Better Quality, Lower Price in Claremore

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2008

You don’t have to drive all the way to Kentucky to purchase one of the finest crafted portable buildings in the country.

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No Such Thing as a Typical Day

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2008

Dr. Ronald LaButti is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement.

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No More Waiting to Get in to See the Specialist

By: Jamie Brace | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2008

“Most of our patients call when they are sick and need to be seen fairly quickly.

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Personal Greenskeeper for your Lawn

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: March 2008

Maybe your lawn isn’t everything you’ve hoped and dreamed. It could be healthier, thicker, and greener. Maybe you’re ready to do something about it.

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Enjoy Your Garage

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2008

Is your garage a mess? Can you get your car into it, or is there too much stuff in there?

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A Gleaming Example

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2008

Moisture, toothpaste, animal claws, vacuum cleaners and moving furniture. What do all these elements have in common?

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Heartland Auto Auction

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2008

For ten years, Heartland Auto Auction has been providing hundreds of cars a week to both dealers and the public. If you’re interested in saving money on a car (as much as 20%), come out and see them.

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Crazy for Cajun

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Restaurants | Issue: March 2008

It’s that time of year when fresh fish and seafoods prevail on Cajun menus. And Hebert’s Specialty Meats, 2101 E. 71st St., has them all.

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Filing Your Taxes with Instant Tax

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Financial Services | Issue: March 2008

Instant Tax Service has been named one of the fastest growing franchises by Entrepreneur magazine with 1400 stores in 30 states.

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Jaguar XF Dynamic by Design

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: March 2008

There is not enough room on this page to tell you everything you need to know about the excitingly beautiful Jaguar XF, a fusion of sports car and luxury sedan.

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Medical Practice Benefits from “Virtual Office”

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Financial Services | Issue: March 2008

In today’s busy marketplace companies are constantly looking for ways to improve efficiency and gain an edge on the competition.

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Spruce Up For Spring

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2008

There is a hint of spring in the air, the winter storm debris is gradually disappearing and everyone is ready for a new start. Your home might enjoy a little spring renewal as well.

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Lord of Life Lutheran Church of Broken Arrow Approaches First Anniversary

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Other | Issue: March 2008

The first worship meeting of Lord of Life Lutheran Church was held Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007.

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Energy Efficient

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: March 2008

The Annual Tulsa Home & Garden Show is scheduled for March 6-9 at the Expo Square QuikTrip Center where Mill Creek Home Improvements will feature many of their energ…

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Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame Spring Jazz Series Calendar

By: Value News | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2008

The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame is hosting its Spring Jazz Concert performances on Sunday afternoons in the month of March.

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Party WithA Purpose

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Other | Issue: March 2008

Would you like to contribute to a worthy charity but you aren’t sure which one?  Would you like to experience the sites, sounds and cuisine from Mexico to Rome, a…

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Revive & Restyle Your Bathroom

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2008

Whether you’re looking to fix up your bathroom because you’re ready to sell your home or because you’re just sick of it, there’s an easy solution.

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Easter Bunny is Coming to Jenks

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2008

There will be many Easter customs repeated this month… including an egg roll on the White House lawn and an Easter egg hunt in Jenks, Oklahoma.

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Program Provides Cribs and Car Seats

By: Renetta Harrison | Category: Other | Issue: March 2008

More than 1,250 families participating in the Children First Program will be receiving new cribs and car seats thanks to a grant provided by Ronald McDonald House Charit…

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Stream Life

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2008

On March 7-9, the Oklahoma Aquarium will unveil the largest new exhibit in nearly five years, “The Hayes Family Ozark Stream.” This 1700 square foot exhibit, adjace…

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What Women Want

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: March 2008

What women want in a health and fitness center, women get at The Platinum Center. From the moment you walk in, you know this is no ordinary gym.

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The World Famous Platters will Perform at Red Glove Revue

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2008

For the first time in 46 years, the Tulsa Cerebral Palsy Association’s Red Glove Revue will feature world famous entertainment--The World Famous Platters.  With c…

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“Portraits of a Garden” Photo Contest Winners

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: March 2008

On January 17, 2008 a reception was held at Tulsa Garden Center for all amateur photographers participating in the Portraits of a Garden Photo Contest and Exhibit and their guests.

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Victory Over Dirt

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: March 2008

Don and Donna Merritt have built their Christian-based business on the highest standards and, as Donna puts it, “We’ve always treated our customers the same way we l…

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It’s Turtle Time

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: March 2008

It’s that time again, familiar signs are popping up around Rogers County: “Adopt a turtle.” If you have lots of love to give, then sign up to adopt one of these ad…

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Get Your “Wings to Go” or Dine In

By: Value News | Category: Restaurants | Issue: March 2008

It’s March Madness time and there’s no better place to celebrate than at Claremore’s newest eatery, Wings to Go.  Hungry basketball fans can enjoy the games o…

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A New You

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: February 2008

A new year is the perfect time for a fresh start.

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Simple Solutions

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2008

BATH 911 offers simple, but effective, solutions when remodeling bathrooms and kitchens.

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Love Nest

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: February 2008

Although the history of Valentine’s Day and its patron saint is shrouded in mystery, it should be no mystery to you that you need to do something different and excitin…

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Food For Families Food and Fund Drive Kicks Off February 11

By: Value News | Category: Special Interest | Issue: February 2008

The 23rd Annual Food for Families Food and Fund Drive starts February 11 and runs through March 9.  In this community-wide event, schools, organizations and busines…

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A Call to Action: Volunteer to Help Abused Children

By: Value News | Category: Special Interest | Issue: February 2008

Are you interested in helping children who have been abused or neglected? Creek County CASA is looking for a handful of concerned citizens to stand up for some of our community's most vulnerable children.

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The Tradition Continues

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2008

Discount Mike’s Tire and Automotive had its humble beginnings in 1989 as Eastside Tire & Auto.

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Homestyle Cooking at Duffy’s

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Restaurants | Issue: February 2008

Anyone who has met Eddie Chamat knows he is a nice guy who treats his customers and employees the way everyone wants to be treated.

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Four Basic Services to Make You and Your Tile Happy

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: February 2008

If you have unsightly grout or caulking surrounding ceramic tiles in your home or office, Grout Care of Tulsa has a simple solution.

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The On-Your-Lot Building Experts

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2008

Jim Walter Homes has been building “the American Dream” since 1946. The nationwide company has built over 357,000 homes making them the nation’s largest on-your-land homebuilder.

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Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: February 2008

Although diamonds are known as a girl’s best friend, a good jeweler is often a guy’s best friend.  How many of you males have been pulled out of a last minute b…

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“Virtual Office” in High Demand Among Businesses

By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2008

In a today's competitive market place businesses are constantly looking for ways to become more efficient and get an edge on the competition.

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Leadership Tulsa Accepting Paragon Award Nominations

By: Dawn Melton | Category: Special Interest | Issue: February 2008

Leadership Tulsa is accepting nominations from nonprofit organizations for the twenty-second annual Paragon Awards.

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Lenox Wrecker Serving Owasso for over 20 Years

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2008

For years, Jimmy Robertson had waved at the bright red wrecker trucks driven by his Owasso neighbor, Dennis Lenox.

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Have Your Valentine Cake and Eat It Too

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Restaurants | Issue: February 2008

Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, and it’s a great opportunity for you to show your love to that special someone (and impress them, too!).

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Enjoy the Ride

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Special Interest | Issue: February 2008

Customer loyalty can be a rare thing these days, but Tulsa Transit has enthusiastic supporters.

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New Web Site Offers On-line Access to Price Information for all Oklahoma Hospitals

By: Susie Wallace | Category: Special Interest | Issue: February 2008

Oklahoma hospitals unveiled a user-friendly Web site today that allows consumers to view inpatient prices for hospitals in their communities.

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Glad to be Back

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Automotive | Issue: February 2008

Owasso has a new auto collision repair site with familiar faces behind the counter and in the shop.

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BA Relay For Life Fundraising Off to a Great Start!

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Special Interest | Issue: February 2008

Shortly after Kim Miller-Clark’s Father lost his battle with cancer in April of 2006, the spunky owner of Pom Zone on South Main Street in Broken Arrow decided she and…

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Rogers County One-Cent Tax Extension for Roads and Growth

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Other | Issue: February 2008

Rogers County is growing by leaps and bounds and with that growth is the need for new roads and maintenance of the roads and bridges already in place.

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Ninth annual rogers county entrepreneur day and business expo

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Other | Issue: February 2008

Rogers County Industrial Development Authority will host its 9th Annual Entrepreneur Day and Business Expo on Thursday, February 28.

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File Your Taxes Through Someone You Trust

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2008

Sun Loan Company and Tax Service was established in San Antonio, Texas, nearly 20 years ago. Today, they provide a network of 284 locations in nine states.

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Insurance for Long-term Care Takes Burden Off Family

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Financial Services | Issue: February 2008

Here are some scary numbers: one out of every two individuals will need long-term care at some point in their lives.

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A Weight Loss Solution

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: February 2008

How’s that New Year’s resolution coming along? You know, that one you made to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle? Not quite like you were hoping? Well, you don’t have to do it on your own.

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See the World Without Leaving Tulsa

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: February 2008

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust has a power-packed month ahead in February. There is something to please everyone, old and young alike.

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Tulsa Garden Center Presents Annual Gardening Info Fair

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: February 2008

Gardeners get ready for spring! Find all the answers to your gardening questions at Tulsa Garden Center’s annual Gardening Info Fair on February 16th from 10 am to 4 pm.

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New Pixel Procedure

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: February 2008

The best results in laser skin resurfacing are now available without pain, down time or side effects.

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Convenient and Complete

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: January 2008

Although American Heritage Bank opened the doors of its new Tulsa branch at 71st Street and South Union last August, its grand opening was held November 16.

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Design a Room That’s All Fun & Games

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Home Interior Retail | Issue: January 2008

The holidays are over, cold weather is here, and the whole family is stuck inside. What to do? Head for the game room!

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Open Sesame

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2008

When your door will not lift, and it is the midnight hour, who are you going to call? Most people think their cars will be stuck in the garage until morning. Until now.

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New Dealership with Familiar Faces

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Automotive | Issue: January 2008

An old friend has a new addition in west Tulsa. The Bob Hurley Auto Group is excited to announce the opening of its Buick Pontiac GMC dealership. The dealership joined the Bob Hurley family in November.

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New Year, New You

By: Value News | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2008

As 2007 comes to a close, we reflect on the past year and look to 2008 as a time to make changes in our lives. Millions of Americans will make the popular New Year’s resolution to shed extra pounds.

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Get the Big Picture

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Other | Issue: January 2008

Bixby residents and businesses now have one more service from BTC Broadband. BTC TV, a subscription television service, was launched in November.

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A Complaint-Free World

By: Value News | Category: Special Interest | Issue: January 2008

Did a family member drive your car and leave the gas tank on empty? Was your burger overcooked at dinner last night? Did another driver cut you off on your way to work this morning?

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Musical Excitement

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: January 2008

Performing arts in Claremore have seen much success, and they continue to develop and improve. With one of the finest performing arts centers in the country, Claremore is attracting first class talents.

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The Doctor is In

By: Value News | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2008

“Wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands.”  As cold and flu season is in full swing, Rodger Mattson, D.O., shares his best advice for staying healthy …

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Preventing Winter Falls

By: Value News | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2008

As we reach the peak of winter, our cheeks are feeling the stings of cold, icy winds. And, common in Oklahoma, snow and ice storms can arise without much notice.

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Help for Hurting Feet

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2008

Green Country Podiatry Center has provided the highest quality foot and ankle care to northeastern Oklahoma for 24 years.

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Full Service

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Financial Services | Issue: January 2008

When you find a company you know and trust, it can be like running into an old friend.  You just feel good when they have something new to tell you.  As many s…

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Toast to a Healthy New Year

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2008

A little too much eggnog, grandma’s special fudge, Aunt Jeannie’s seven-layer salad… All that indulging is just a fading memory now as the holidays are over, and o…

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Convenient Business Services

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: January 2008

“We supply businesses with just about any copying or printing service imaginable,” says Duane Coppick, co-owner of Pack and Mail Plus.

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It’s All in the Details

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2008

You have seen them in decorator magazines and on home-decorating television shows. Most people only dream about having a beautiful mural on their backsplash or as a focal point behind their stove.

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Access Your Bank Account While on the Go

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Financial Services | Issue: January 2008

The friendly staff at RCB Bank is excited to unveil its most recent campaign.

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Heavy or Light Work, Roberts Will Get It Done

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2008

Todd Roberts, owner of Roberts Environmental, truly is a “Jack of all trades.” While he specializes in the installation of septic systems, aerobic systems and soil a…

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Take the Get Organized Challenge

By: Value News | Category: Other | Issue: January 2008

Perhaps it included a champagne toast or a midnight kiss.  However it was celebrated, December 31 brought the start of a new year.

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Happy Feet

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2008

Mark Dougherty, owner ofSoleFX, has the same career asonly 7,000 other people in theUnited States.

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Put Your Energy Where Heart Is

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Special Interest | Issue: January 2008

Give a little, get a lot. That is what it is like to volunteer at St. John Medical Center’s gift shop.

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A Healthy Future

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: January 2008

It is time again to make your NewYear’s resolutions. Instead of trying for the fifth year in a row toget back to the gym, how about trying something different?

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Start Living Again

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Other | Issue: January 2008

Dr. Craig Day, owner of Tulsa Back Institute, has been a chiropractor in Broken Arrow for over 25 years. Dr. Day provides help for those with spinal-related disorders.

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Portraits of a Garden

By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: Photography | Issue: January 2008

As the seasons change, the views in the garden change.

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Artist Alert

By: Heather Pingry | Category: Special Interest | Issue: January 2008

The 36th Annual Tulsa International Mayfest, which is scheduled for May 15 through 18, is seeking visual artists. Mayfest is nationally renowned for presenting the very best in arts and entertainment.

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