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Updated Jan 23, 2016 at 1:12 PM

“Hotel California” always makes me want to drink. I think it’s something about the way the song sprawls languidly for more than six minutes with very little textural change, save the chorus. Even the bridge simply puts a guitar solo on top of the song's winding brook. The lyrics are sometimes excellent, sometimes impenetrable — what does “Tiffany-twisted” mean? Honestly, I don’t care for the song. And yet, this is one of the all-time great rock ’n’ roll songs. To not admit that would be...

Posted Jan 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Monday morning, was cold, crisp and obviously just right for those celebrating the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As temperatures crawled above 30 degrees, a parade began at Central Park that was described as...

Posted Jan 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM

 A country style Valentine’s Day is on the docket at the Gene Autry Oklahoma Museum. The family style celebration will begin at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 12 at the museum with a concert featuring the 2014 & 2015 WMA Female Artist of...

Posted Jan 18, 2016 at 8:00 AM

1 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. from Central Park and continues east on Main Street to H.F.V. Wilson Community Center. Two Ardmore natives, Court of Criminal Appeals Judge David B. Lewis, and his sister, an...

Posted Jan 13, 2016 at 8:45 AM

Ardmoreite Lauren Carnahan will release her new "Unbreakable" EP at 8 p.m., January 22nd in concert in the Colvert Ministry Center.The 19-year-old singer/songwriter’s "Unbreakable" features new...

Posted Jan 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM

1 Tuesday will be a busy for Ardmore High School sports enthusiasts. The Tigers’ basketball teams will entertain Durant in their lone home games of January. The girls’ game tips off at 6:30 p.m. at Ardmore High School...

Updated Dec 31, 2015 at 1:51 PM

Country, roots, blues, rockabilly, soul, R&B — studies have shown they can add years to your life. Or maybe it was just me who said that. Either way, these 10 albums from the past year are more than worth tracking down if you’re looking for a little...

Updated Dec 31, 2015 at 1:48 PM

After running down the best 2015 albums from classic rockers and taking a look at the rock/pop and country/roots records you don’t want to miss from the past year, you’d think there would be nothing left to report. But there were a few stragglers...

Posted Dec 21, 2015 at 8:00 AM

1 The Plainview boys basketball team will be in action tonight when the OKC Knights come to the Plainview Activity Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.  2 Chickasaw Cultural Center’s Winter Solstice Celebration...

Posted Dec 15, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Lucy Hicks, artist in residence at Take Two Academy, had her students decorate their own Christmas sweaters and take a field trip Dec. 11 to sing Christmas carols to residents of Sunshine Industries. Sunshine Industries...

Posted Dec 10, 2015 at 2:03 PM

"All I Want for Christmas Is You" also has the distinction of being the rare original song to become a holiday classic in recent decades.

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