2022 Schedule


Stories start at 5:30, visit the hospitality table for hot coffee and treats. Then enjoy a real story told by a real person about an event that really had an impact on our area.
The presentations usually last less than an hour.

Tuesday, January 4

Heroism of a Choctaw Code Talker

The story of Pat Metheney’s great-uncle, Joseph Oklahombi, the most decorated Oklahoma soldier to return from WWI. 

Presented by educator Nellie Garone

Thursday, January 6

The Day the Gangsters came to Town. Has anyone seen Pretty Boy Floyd? 

Presented by: Nancy Ferris

Tuesday, January 11

“Beyond the locked Door”. An inside look at the Oklahoma State Capitol Building and the Durant connection

Presented by: Wayne Cotton

Thursday, January 13

Ken Rainbolt – Early Desperados of Indian Territory (1865-1907).How did they get away with it?

Tuesday, January 18

The life of a doctor serving in the Union Army during the Civil War; his education, medical practices, and credentials

Presented by: Trey Collier and Jerry Polson

Thursday, January 20

Ghost Stories of the Gateway City…Denison. Texas Celebrating 150 years of history 

Presented by Brian Hander

Tuesday, January 25

To be announced    

Thursday, January 27

“The VISION of helping Oklahomans to See”.  Recognizing generations of excellence in ophthalmology . THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE CLAY FAMILY EYE CLINIC EXHIBIT. (Light bites will be served)