Cover Story

 
Cover Story


 
Turpen Time

Turpen Time

Turpen Time
By Tim Farley
Call them truisms, axioms or old sayings, but whatever they are Mike Turpen is never at a loss for words.
Turpen, a popular public figure in Oklahoma, has been in the middle of the state’s political and social scenes since he was an assistant district attorney in Muskogee County decades


A PIONEER OF COMMUNICATIONS

A PIONEER OF COMMUNICATIONS

A PIONEER OF COMMUNICATIONS
How One Man is Changing the Face of the Internet in Oklahoma

By Heide Brandes
Samual Curtis of Oklahoma City has a dream, an ambitious goal to make Oklahoma a center of the Internet in the United States.
Curtis, co-founder and co-owner of AtLink Services LLC, a wireless internet service provider


Home field advantage

Home field advantage

Home field advantage
Ryan Franklin’s new diamond in Shawnee
By Linda Miller
Professional baseball player Ryan Franklin, a pitching whiz from Spiro, laid down his glove in 2011 in favor of a career that still keeps him in the swing of the sport without months on the road.
Along with spending more time with family,


AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER FACES CRITICAL MOMENT

AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER FACES CRITICAL MOMENT

AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER FACES CRITICAL MOMENT
After legislature votes on funding, center could raise billions in economic impact
Or Legislature could make dream of completed museum a reality
By Heide Brandes
Two decades after it was proposed and seven years after the start of construction, the $170 million American Indian Cultural Center and Museum


Ferris O’Brien

Ferris O’Brien

Ferris O’Brien: The Spy teams up with KOSU and reigns supreme again
By Heide Brandes
Photos by Michael Downes
Ferris O’Brien is brimming with nervous energy as he stands next to the lime green old VW van at Oklahoma City’s Plaza District. It’s the anniversary of The Spy radio station’s special programming, the VDub Sessions,


Desmond Mason

Desmond Mason

ART & ATHLETICS – PAINTING EMOTION

Desmond Mason keeps on pushing the limits with art, creativity in Oklahoma City

By Heide Brandes


The Fear of His Passion

The Fear of His Passion

For 30 years Al Bostick has fought the fear of his passion and lived his dream as an artist in Oklahoma.


Cathy O’Connor:  A Woman on a Mission

Cathy O’Connor: A Woman on a Mission

Meet the single-minded and determined maestro conducting the class act that is the Oklahoma City Renaissance.


Visionary Scott Klososky

Visionary Scott Klososky

Scott Klososky—Edmond’s best-kept secret—is the hot go-to guy for global Internet strategies and enterprise social technology. CLICK PHOTO FOR FULL STORY


The New Voice of the Oklahoma Sooners

The New Voice of the Oklahoma Sooners

Read how faith and family helped Toby Rowland reach his dreams. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO READ MORE.