Metcalfe Mueseum

Recognition and financial compensation for her art was always Augusta’s goal. She wrote letter after letter, optimistic that written correspondence would help her attain sales. Unfortunately, it would take decades before her name would be recognized nationally. Riding side saddle in the Old Settlers Day parade, she garnered the attention and subsequent article in an Oklahoma City newspaper by Roy P. Stewart. Later, Stewart wrote Augusta informing her of his contact with LIFE magazine and their decision to publish a story on her and her pictures. It was through connections like this that Augusta’s rightful fame came to be. For…

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Reading Winner

READING WINNER…Jentry Herren received the grand prize for the children’s reading program at the Minnie Slief library. She chose to go to the zoo and

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