DEATHS

Barbara Ann Sommers, 79

Born June 23, 1939

Died March 25, 2019

Dorothy June Dunlap, 92

Born July 4, 1926

Died March 22, 2019

Carl Lee Cruce, 76

Born June 22, 1942

Died March 21, 2019

Mary Ann Kinion , 54

Born February 27, 1965

Died March 21, 2019

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THINGS TO DO

Monday, March 25

Microsoft Excel 2 - An Intermediate Course
MIN 4523: American Indian Ministry Internship 2019

Tuesday, March 26

Amnesty Day (Muskogee)
Tahlequah Outreach - Knowing Your Role in the Closing Process
LiveLoveCycle Indoor Training
Muskogee City & County Warrant Amnesty Days
Serger University

Wednesday, March 27

Amnesty Day (Muskogee)
Dinner Church
Serger University
Muskogee City & County Warrant Amnesty Days
Microsoft Excel 2 - An Intermediate Course
Doers of the Word Children's Program
Bacone American Indian Studies emphasis in Tribal Leadership
Sign Language classes

Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 8:29 AM

The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame will present the Red Dirt Rangers CD release party and concert Saturday, March 9th at the Hall. Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $10. There will be concessions and a cash bar available.

The Red Dirt Rangers have been carrying the banner for Red Dirt music since before the band’s founding in 1988 at a two-story, five- bedroom, funky old place called the Farm.

Ben Han, John Cooper, and Brad Piccolo became an integral part of the Farm’s musical brotherhood, trading songs and licks with the likes of Jimmy LaFave, Tom Skinner, Bob Childers and Randy Crouch. The Red Dirt Rangers were inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in June 2017.

As Rangers mandolinist-vocalist Cooper has noted, “The Farm was as much an attitude as a physical structure. It allowed a setting where freedom rang and all things were possible. Out of this setting came the music.”

In the fall of 2018, the band released its 10th recording, Blue Door Nights, recorded live at the Blue Door in Oklahoma City over two beautiful nights. The double-album recording celebrates those days at the Farm while remembering those who have gone before and with the help of younger singer-songwriters like John Fullbright.

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