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An Iowa Barber Strikes Black Gold

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/07/Frank-Phillips-Oil-Company-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 939.2KB)On the surface it seemed like an unlikely scenario for success. A barber from Iowa striking oil and building one…

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A Field Trip to Rodeo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/05/Ernest-Muncreif-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:05 — 1.9MB)Many schools take field trips. They’re usually fun events for students to get some time out of the classroom. But…

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The Battered Bucket Award

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/05/Ernest-Muncrief-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB) There are major awards like Oscars, Grammys and Nobel Peace Prizes; then there is the Battered Bucket Award. You’ve…

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1943 FFA American Star Farmer Wayne Boothe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Wayne-Boothe-Star-Farmer-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 949.2KB)Every year the National FFA selects one student as the Star Farmer of America. It’s quite an honor. Today we…

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Accidental Family Farm History in Cordell, Oklahoma

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Wayne-Booth-Star-Farmer-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 949.6KB)Wayne Booth resides in Cordell, Oklahoma thanks to a snowstorm over a century ago. The story of that storm and…

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Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/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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A Cowboy Named Gordon Lillie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Pawnee-Bill-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.3KB)Many of us had childhood heroes, and for Gordon it was the famous showman Buffalo Bill. What he might never…

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Jim Thorpe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Jim-Thorpe-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.7KB)In 1912 he was proclaimed the world’s greatest athlete and some of his Olympic records from that year still stood…

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A Star Athlete

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Jim-Thorpe-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 955.1KB)When you think of historically great collegiate football programs, names like Notre Dame, Penn State and Alabama might come to…

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Sequoia

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/Sequoia-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 952.2KB)His work helped teach almost an entire nation to read and write within a matter of just a few years….

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Blue and Gold Sausage

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/18Dec09-Blue-and-Gold-Sausage.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 3.7MB)This FFA advisor found a fund raiser that was so successful, he had to quit teaching just to operate the…

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Cowboy King of Marriage

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Tom-Mix-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 956.1KB)Tom Mix was known as the King of the Cowboys, starring in over 300 films from 1910 to 1935. He…

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Cowboy Moviestar Tom Mix

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Tom-Mix-11.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 944.9KB)He was king of the cowboys, a real-life ranch hand that won the hearts of the nation with his amazing…

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The Oklahoma Land Rush

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Cherokee-Strip-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Imagine a train chugging south out of Kansas with people jumping from the cars all along its route. The reason…

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The Cherokee Strip

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Cherokee-Strip-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)It’s called the Cherokee Strip; a stretch of land in north central Oklahoma originally given to the Cherokee and later…

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Oklahoma’s First Gusher

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Bartlesville-Oklahoma-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 960.2KB)George Keeler noticed his horses wouldn’t drink from this spot on the river. The location today is an important spot…

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Black Gold in Oklahoma

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Bartlesville-Oklahoma-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 948.2KB)William Johnstone and George Keeler were looking for a way to attract the railroad to their new town. Who knew…

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Getting to FFA Contest

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/12/Ralph-Dreesen.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)An FFA advisor was driving his students to a competition when the bus broke down with twenty eight students and…

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