Building a Brighter Future

December 8, 2017

Story by Lauren Schatz, images provided by ModernBlox “We started as an idea,” said Swapneel Deshpande (Neel), cofounder of ModernBlox, an entrepreneurial company that creates custom-built residential and commercial buildings out of shipping containers. The […]

The Legacy of Dean Mac

December 7, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, Image courtesy of Stillwater History Museum Photo Collection We do not always pay much attention to the names of the roads, streets, avenues, and highways we drive on. A sudden jolt […]

The time has come: Downtown Stillwater Cultural District

November 15, 2017

By Ann Houston, Friends of the Stillwater Community Center, Inc. We didn’t coin the phrase that links these facilities into a familial unit “Stillwater Cultural District Sisters.” Julie Couch and Shirley Weeks get that credit […]

Eminent Domain

November 11, 2017

Story by Roger Moore In 2007, the final piece to Oklahoma State’s “Athletic Village” plans were made possible when District Judge Donald Worthington ruled that the university had the right of eminent domain to purchase […]

‘Making the Most of Retirement’ digs into volunteering with the OSU Botanic Garden

November 2, 2017

On Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 1:30-2:30 p.m., the OSU Emeriti Association’s “Making the Most of Retirement” program will feature Laura Payne discussing opportunities for volunteering at the OSU Botanic Garden. The monthly program for local retirees […]

Library class urges community members to go to bat for Oklahoma bats

October 10, 2017

Media Release Gone are the days when bats were considered a frightening Halloween-time menace, out for blood. Today, most people understand that bats are an important part of the environment, dispersing seeds, pollinating plants and […]

Homecoming, Harvest, and Halloween

October 5, 2017

Story by Roger Moore, Photos courtesy of Sheerar Museum Photo Collection October means two things around Stillwater – Halloween and Homecoming. One has a history that dates back much longer than the community while the […]

Wendy’s U.S. Smart Building Opens as Brand New Location in Stillwater, OK

September 19, 2017

One of the nation’s largest Wendy’s franchisees, Meritage Hospitality Group, announces the grand opening of the company’s newest Wendy’s restaurant in Stillwater. The Michigan based organization’s restaurant will open to the public on September 25. Additionally, there will […]

Be A Tourist in Your Own Community – It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere

September 5, 2017

Story and images provided by Visit Stillwater Last year we launched the series “Be a Tourist in Your Own Community” highlighting tips and suggestions about experiencing unique events and attractions in your own backyard. As […]

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