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A Place Called Poteau

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/06Jan14-Poteau-Oklahoma-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Most folks aren’t quite sure how to pronounce the name of this town.   The name looks like it belongs to…

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The Oklahoma Land Rush

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/11/05Nov13-Cherokee-Strip.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine a train chugging south out of Kansas with people jumping from the cars all along its route. The reason…

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Getting to FFA Contest

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/10/04Nov13-Ralph-Drennen.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)An FFA advisor was driving his students to a competition when the bus broke down with twenty eight students and…

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Where Horses Wouldn’t Drink

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/08/20Aug13-Bartlesville-Oklahoma.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)George Keeler noticed his horses wouldn’t drink from this spot on the Caney River.  The location is today an important…

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A New City Overnight

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/07/Oklahoma-City-Land-Run-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:30 — 1.1MB)If a city grows quickly, we might say it sprang up overnight.  This state capital literally sprang into existence in…

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Land on the Run

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/07/Oklahoma-City-Land-Run-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:30 — 1.1MB)If you found a great deal on a house or a piece of land, we might say that we ran…

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Stockyards City, Oklahoma

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/07/Oklahoma-City-Cattlemens-Steakhouse-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.4MB)You might go to a fancy clothing store to get measured for a suit.  But where do you go to…

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The Cattlemen’s Cafe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/07/Oklahoma-City-Cattlemens-Steakhouse-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.4MB)Why are nurses on the night shift eating breakfast in the Oklahoma City Stockyards?  Here’s a place popular for breakfast…

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The Banjo Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/07/Banjo-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.4MB)When I was in fifth grade I wanted to play the trumpet.  My parents scratched together $300 for a used…

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Duelling Banjos

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/07/Banjo-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.4MB)You’ve heard of dueling banjos–now multiply it times several hundred.  It’s a unique convention of sights and sounds that arrives…

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Collecting Specimens

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/05/Osteology-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Jay’s father could have scolded him for what he’d unearthed.  Most parents would say, “Put down that filthy thing!”  His…

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A Prisoner of War Reintured

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/05/Ft-Reno-Oklahoma-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Over 65 years after this Prisoner Of War died in a work camp, his body will be reintured near his…

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One Famous Horse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/05/Ft-Reno-Oklahoma-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)At one time this fort raised and trained over 14,000 horses and mules at a time. Many of those animals…

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An Unlikely Field Trip

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/05/06May10-Ernest-Muncreif-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:05 — 1.9MB)Many schools take field trips this time of the year. They are usually a fun event for students to get…

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An Agriculture Student from the Ivory Coast

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/04/Ivory-Coast-Ag-Student.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)It’s not everyday you find a young man who hails from the nation of Ivory Coast attending a farm conference…

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Pawnee Bill

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/10/Pawnee-Bill-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.3KB)It may have seemed this famous western showman had married the wrong woman. After all, his bride was a city…

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The New Farmers of America

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/08/New-Farmers-of-America-Leroy-Brown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 936.1KB)Most people have heard of the National FFA, formerly the Future Farmers of America. In fact, many listeners to these…

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A Career In Agriculture Education

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/08/WG-Parker-Agriculture-Teacher-NFA.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 940.8KB)At 96 years old, W.G. Parker has memories of teaching agriculture well before World War II. Most of his career…

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A Place to Park a Plane

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/07/Frank-Phillips-Oil-Company-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 934.1KB)When Frank bought a plane he needed a hangar in which to park it. Soon the plane wasn’t the only…

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Frank Phillips’ Home

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/07/Frank-Phillips-Oil-Company-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 939.4KB)The president of this oil company was looking for a place to entertain business leaders from the east coast and…

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