Love Through the Decades

Love Through the Decades

By Kaitlin Felder   Michele and Chris Knight 2000 – present Michele and Chris Knight found each other in 1999, at a club in Joplin, Missouri. Michele was 26 and Chris was 30 when they were going out with their friends at the club. A year later, Michele...
The Pie You Can’t Deny

The Pie You Can’t Deny

By Kathleen Swift Photos By Artistic Expressions Photography Every morning before many of us are having our first sip of coffee, Carla Crawford and her daughter, Twyla Housh, are making the famous pies for Big R’s Bar-B-Q. They’ll have dozens of homemade rolls rising...
Chief Glenna Wallace

Chief Glenna Wallace

By Kathleen Swift Glenna Wallace was elected chief of the Eastern Shawnee in 2006. She is the first woman to serve as chief of the 3,600 enrolled citizens whose nation sits in eastern Oklahoma. The Eastern Shawnee arrived in Indian Territory in 1832. Oklahoma didn’t...