Sooners get their man after speedy search

By Michael Kinney

NORMAN– After a week of rumor, speculation and internet chatter, the University of Oklahoma got their man. They didn’t have to look too far to find him. Brent Venables was named the 23rd head football coach in the program’s history.  

The official announcement came Sunday evening. By the time Venables landed in Norman at 9:30 p.m. he was greeted by hundreds of Oklahoma fans who welcomed him back to the OU family. 

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A window seat through history

By Michael Kinney

When railroads gained prominence in the 1800s they ushered in the industrial revolution. Nowadays it’s hard to imagine how the railroad system totally changed the face of America. 

Yet, that is the goal of the Arkansas Missouri Railroad (A&M). The owners and operators of the 35-year old railroad want to transport passengers back in time before the advent of cell phones, social media and planes. 

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