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THIS 'N' THAT  |  October 2017

Browse submissions from our co-op members, trade off ideas and submit your requests or ideas at the bottom of this page.

Deadline for “This ‘N’ That” is the 10th of each month. Submissions will be published free of charge, and will run on a first-come, first-served basis. Oklahoma Living will not guarantee publication of all submissions. 

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Lost and Found

Looking for any family of my grandfather John Edward Maloy. He died in California but was from Oklahoma. Also looking for anyone who knew my father Turner “Chick” Jerome Joyner. He died in Elk City, OK. Contact Callie Joyner at 405-344-7170 or email cmj02@pldi.net. 

Giving away U-style vaccuum bags for an Electrolux Vacuum Cleaner. Just pay postage. Contact Rhonda Ford at 918-723-5202. 

Looking for a cookbook titled “Favorite Recipes of Home Economics Teachers: Desserts Edition.” Contact Sue Fee at 333-6735 or send to 1408 E. Crescent Dr., Bartlesville, OK 74006. 

Looking for information and/ or pictures of Blackjack School, east of Glencoe in Payne County. Contact Donnell Patten at 11019 E. Lone Chimney Rd., Glencoe, OK 74032 or donnellpatten@ gmail.com. 

Looking for Mary McGuffin. Her maiden name was Bradley and she was married to Ronnie McGuffin. Contact Luvella Teague at 405-899-4151. 

Looking for Eliane Cox, who lived in Yuba City, CA in the farm labor camp in 1957 or 58. She lived in Howe, OK. She may have had a sister. Contact Joann Clark Russell at 102690 S. 4616, Sallisaw, OK 74955. 

Looking for bouquet pepper seeds. They are little round green peppers that turn yellow and red. Will pay postage. Contact Jannie Baldwin at 419356 E 1139 Rd., Eufaula, OK 74432. 

Looking for any information on the family of Amick Reed and Helen Mary Russell who lived on Broadway in Muskogee, OK from 1900 to 1933. Their children were David, Helen and Marjorie. 

Looking for women’s black hat with “Kangaroo” on it. It was lost in the winter of 2015 at the Chardonnay parking lot in Oklahoma City. Contact Cindy Nelson at 872-3063. 

Looking for pictures of my husband's family: Alexander Bonner Holliday and Minnie Mae Johnson; James Mitchell Holliday and Sarah Jennie Huston; Alexancer John Holliday and Nancy Mary Mitchell; William Huston and Martha Murphy; Orin F Johnson and Mary A; and  John Johnson and Ester Olivia Pierce from the Cresent area. Contact Jill DeSplinter at 405-312-8594 or email jilldesplinter@yahoo.com.

Looking for descendants of Andrew and Ida Trudeau. They were formerly of Iowa, then residents around Henrietta, OK. They had 9 children: Illa, Mildred, Ester Pauline (married Frank Elston), Caroline, William Louis (Married Joyce Stidham), Margaret, James Andrew, Eugene and Paul. Looking for photos, stories and any information. Contact Beth Brown at bethbrn@cox.net or 405-255-0056. 

Looking for the recipe that Mr. Aaron Williams made for mild barbecue sauce. He owned Williams BBQ in the mid-70s on Arline St. in Muskogee, OK. Will pay for the copy. Contact Sharon McClatchey at 4467 W. 90th St. N., Porter, OK 74454-2645.
Looking for any family of Othello Wigley who lived in Duncan, OK. Other family names might be Heathington or Reeves with some family in Decatue, TX. Contact Elaine Bond at P.O. Box 302, Newcastle, OK 73065 or bondelaine@yahoo.com.
Looking for Box Tops for education for a small county school. Contact Hoppy and Susan Hopkins at P.O. Box 105, Hanna, OK 74845-0105.


The Johnson and Watson family reunion will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Tahlequah Senior Citizen’s Center. It will be a potluck dinner, so bring your favorite dish. For more information contact Tammy Weese at 918- 207-8230 or James Mandrell at 918-207-6040.

Community Events

Caddo Heritage Day is a free family event on October 21 in downtown Caddo from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Enjoy a parade, live entertainment, petting zoo, children’s games, vendors and much more. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Vesta Baker at 580-634-1456.

Atoka’s Maroon & Gold Wampus Cat Homecoming Weekend will be Oct. 6-7. This year’s special honor group will be all former football players. The event-packed weekend includes a parade, tailgate party, football game, alumni breakfast, show & tell tours and the alumni banquet & dance with live music by the Clay Edwards Band. For more information, or to get on the alumni mailing list, contact the Atoka Museum at 580-889-7192.

Kiamichi Independent Biker’s annual Fall Rally & Bike Show will be Oct. 21-22 four miles west of Idabel, OK on Highway 70. Entry is free for children 12 and under with an adult. There is a $15 donation fee for people 13-18 and a $25 fee for all others throughout the weekend. All money raised will benefit those suffering from tragedies in our communities. It is a family-oriented event with a free BBQ dinner, a poker run, a bike show, gate prizes, free camping and showers, and live music all weekend. For more information, contact 580-212-9279. OKL Article End