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CMT to Premiere ‘Midland: The Sonic Ranch Documentary’ on March 19

Before earning radio hits such as 2017’s Platinum-certified “Drinkin’ Problem,” and churning out progressive-meets-retro, barroom-ready songs such as “Mr. Lonely” and “Cheating Songs” on their 2019 sophomore project, Midland’s Mark Wystrach, Jess Carson and Cameron Duddy formed the group during a series of recording sessions in Texas back in 2014. Duddy—also a filmmaker and music... Read more »

Is Thomas Rhett Dropping New Music on Friday?

“That’s a Friday, y’all.” Thomas Rhett’s social media activity on Tuesday, March 2, involved a cryptic post of an image of a sepia-toned square, marked with “March 5” written and underlined in the middle. Though he did not explain the date’s meaning, he did note Friday as the week’s day correlating to the date. Typically... Read more »

Country Trio Lady A Launches Scholarship Fund for Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Trio Lady A has launched a LadyAID Scholarship Fund to help students attending historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The scholarship will first focus on students residing in Tennessee and Georgia, the home states of Lady A’s members Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley. Applications are open to students with a family household income... Read more »

Gabby Barrett Releases Live Version of Single “Footprints On The Moon”

No stranger to breakout success, Gabby Barrett continues her juggernaut rise to country stardom with the March 16 release of Live From The Goldmine, an EP following up her top-five Billboard Country charting album Goldmine, featuring number-one single “I Hope” with Charlie Puth. As part of that release, she’s debuted a live take on the... Read more »

Willie Nelson Loves Releasing Cover Songs, Even If Labels Say “Nobody Wants To Hear ‘Em”

Released February 26, That’s Life is impressively Willie Nelson’s 71st solo studio album. The tribute to Frank Sinatra is the second volume of Nelson’s Sinatra tribute collection, following 2018’s My Way. Cover songs have played an incredible role in elevating Nelson from being a country superstar to a global icon with an instantly recognizable voice.... Read more »

Local News

An Oklahoma angler, a Texas lake and an Alabama Rig equals a 15-pound bass

By Ed GodfreyOutdoors editoregodfrey@oklahoman.comIt's big bass time and an Oklahoma angler had a big week in his first ever visit to O.H. Ivie Lake in Texas.Despite cold temperatures and an unprecedented winter storm, February proved to a banner month for the Teas Parks and Wildlife Department's Toyota ShareLunker program.

Living options in OKC's Chisholm Creek will grow with new apartment complex

By Richard Mize rmize@oklahoman.comMore "live" is coming to the "live-work-play" lifestyle promoted by Chisholm Creek in north Oklahoma City.Billed as "Oklahoma's first mixed-use development" and "an all-in-one community where residents can work, shop, dine and play without leaving the complex," Chisholm Creek will see construction start in June on a 240-unit luxury apartment complex — as yet unnamed.Rockwood Capital, a Dallas-based, family-owned firm that focuses on multifamily development and acquisitions, will develop the apartments at Chisholm Creek, southwest of N Western Avenue and Kilpatrick Turnpike.The apartments will be in three four-story buildings at the southeast corner of Highland Park Drive and Pawnee Drive, just west of the Top Golf parking lot, said Whitney Rainbolt, chief marketing officer for Medallion Group, developer of Chisholm Creek.

Week Ahead: Looking for something to do in Oklahoma?

By Becky Carman, for The OklahomanDINOMITEMuseum of the Red River, 812 E Lincoln Road in Idabel, presents Acrofest 2021 from 10 a.m.

High School Basketball: Classes A, B State Tournaments

State TournamentsAt State Fair ArenaClass A BoysThursday’s GamesVelma-Alma vs.

'Vile racist' taunts incite fight at Oklahoma high school basketball game

By Nuria Martinez-KeelStaff writer nmartinez-keel@oklahoman.comAfter racial abuse of African American student-athletes by the Newcastle High School student section sparked a brawl at a basketball game last week, the Oklahoma City Public School System is asking for official action to be taken against Newcastle.The fight broke out Thursday night between John Marshall High School basketball players and Newcastle students after a Class 4A regional playoff game.

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