Stillwater celebrates MLK Jr. Day Jan. 14-15

January 9, 2018

Story and images provided by Stillwater Public Library “Climbing Back to the Mountain Top” is a two day celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. organized by Stillwater Community United (SCU), Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, […]

Armchair travel to Israel at “Making the Most of Retirement” on Jan. 17

January 2, 2018

Attendees to the “Making the Most of Retirement” session on Jan. 17 will be taking an armchair tour through Israel with retired OSU professor Daryl Nord. The monthly series for local retirees meets from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Stillwater […]

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 […]

Tiny Paws makes Christmas “Meowy” for Community Kittens

December 3, 2017

“It’s a lot like Christmas here all the time,” says Holly Chapples, founder and director of Tiny Paws Kitten Rescue. “We are surrounded by innocent babies and it’s all about giving, coming together in a […]

Be a Tourist in Your Own Community in a Winter Wonderland

December 1, 2017

Story and images provided by Visit Stillwater EDITOR’S UPDATE: Due to unseasonably warm weather, Stillwater’s Winter Wonderland opening has been been postponed until December 1, 2017. Last year we launched the series “Be a Tourist […]

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 […]

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