Enid, Oklahoma

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rivalry game

Eight Conference), and was followed by Oklahoma A&M in 1925. However, the intense series between Texas and Oklahoma would continue in the annual Red River Rivalry game held in Dallas. From 1925 until 1991, the University of Arkansas would be the only conference member not located within the state of Texas. Due to an FCC-imposed freeze on station licenses (Federal Communications Commission#The "Freeze" of 1948), WKY-TV was the only Oklahoma City television station until 1953 when KTVQ (channel 25, now KOKH-TV) signed on, taking an ABC affiliation. Later that year KWTV (channel 9) debuted as a primary CBS affiliate. WKY-TV continued as a dual NBC DuMont affiliate until the DuMont network shut down in 1956. KTVQ closed its operations that year as well, and channel 4 picked up ABC once again. In 1958, ABC station KGEO (channel 5) was moved from Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) into Oklahoma City, becoming KOCO-TV, and that allowed WKY-TV to become an exclusive NBC affiliate. '''Casey Grillo''', born October 16, 1976 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma, is the drummer for the symphonic power metal band Kamelot. He has two older siblings, a brother and a sister, who are also drummers. In 1997, at the age of 21, Grillo was asked to join the Kamelot as a replacement for founding member Richard Warner after being offered an audition by Thomas Youngblood and Glenn Barry. birth_date '''Mark Dean Kelly''' (born June 28, 1956 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma) is a Christian (Christian rock) bass guitarist most remembered for being a member of Petra (Petra (band)) during the 1980s. Kelly joined Petra in 1981 and recorded seven albums with them before retiring in 1987, being replaced by Ronny Cates. Early life and education Marquis James was born the fifth child of Houstin James (December 18, 1844 – August 18, 1908), a lawyer, and Rachel Marquis (July 14, 1848 – May 22, 1930), a schoolteacher, on August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri. Houstin, a Civil War veteran, participated in both the Land run of 1889 and the Land Run of 1893. Rockwell, Stella, ed., ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982, Vol. I'', Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas. 1982., pgs 330-331 While unsuccessful in 1899, Houstin successfully staked a claim southeast of Enid, Oklahoma in the 1893 run and moved his family there in 1894. Houstin died in 1908, and is interred at Enid Cemetery (Enid Cemetery and Calvary Catholic Cemetery). Houstin James at findagrave Marquis James was educated at East Hill School and Central, and graduated Enid High School in 1910. He attended one year of college at Phillips University. '''Chisholm High School''' (founded in 1973) is the second largest high school in Enid, Oklahoma, and is located in the northern part of the city. The school has a student body of approximately 300 students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum that includes normal and AP (Advanced Placement Program) academic courses. Early life Owen was born and raised in a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) area of the Oklahoma Territory, where his original goal was to become a jockey, a dream denied by his 5-11, 230 pound frame that earned him the nickname, "Stout Steve." In addition to working on a cattle ranch, Owen attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma where he was an all-around athlete for two years beginning in 1917. Adding to his income during this period, he wrestled (Wrestling) professionally under the name "Jack O'Brien," a ruse that allowed him to preserve his amateur status. -- ''The Enid News & Eagle (Enid News & Eagle)'' Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) Daily 15,603 CNHI (Community Newspaper Holdings) enidnews.com -- Principal cities in the district include Guymon (Guymon, Oklahoma), Ponca City (Ponca City, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Stillwater (Stillwater, Oklahoma), Mustang (Mustang, Oklahoma), Yukon (Yukon, Oklahoma), Guthrie (Guthrie, Oklahoma), Sapulpa (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) and Altus (Altus, Oklahoma). It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.


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States Department of the Interior that the two would become county seats. The Department of the Interior decided to create an Enid and Pond Creek at another location, free of company influence. Resulting in two Enids and two Pond Creeks vying for becoming county seats, starting in September, 1893. Rock Island refused to have its trains stop at "Government Enid". They would pass by without taking passengers. Frustrated Enid residents "turned to acts of violence". Some were


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'''Mark Dean Kelly''' (born June 28, 1956 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma) is a Christian (Christian rock) bass guitarist most remembered for being a member of Petra (Petra (band)) during the 1980s. Kelly joined Petra in 1981 and recorded seven albums with them before retiring in 1987, being replaced by Ronny Cates. Early life and education Marquis James was born the fifth child of Houstin James (December 18, 1844 – August 18, 1908), a lawyer, and Rachel Marquis (July 14, 1848 – May 22, 1930), a schoolteacher, on August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri. Houstin, a Civil War veteran, participated in both the Land run of 1889 and the Land Run of 1893. Rockwell, Stella, ed., ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982, Vol. I'', Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas. 1982., pgs 330-331 While unsuccessful in 1899, Houstin successfully staked a claim southeast of Enid, Oklahoma in the 1893 run and moved his family there in 1894. Houstin died in 1908, and is interred at Enid Cemetery (Enid Cemetery and Calvary Catholic Cemetery). Houstin James at findagrave Marquis James was educated at East Hill School and Central, and graduated Enid High School in 1910. He attended one year of college at Phillips University. '''Chisholm High School''' (founded in 1973) is the second largest high school in Enid, Oklahoma, and is located in the northern part of the city. The school has a student body of approximately 300 students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum that includes normal and AP (Advanced Placement Program) academic courses. Early life Owen was born and raised in a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) area of the Oklahoma Territory, where his original goal was to become a jockey, a dream denied by his 5-11, 230 pound frame that earned him the nickname, "Stout Steve." In addition to working on a cattle ranch, Owen attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma where he was an all-around athlete for two years beginning in 1917. Adding to his income during this period, he wrestled (Wrestling) professionally under the name "Jack O'Brien," a ruse that allowed him to preserve his amateur status. -- ''The Enid News & Eagle (Enid News & Eagle)'' Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) Daily 15,603 CNHI (Community Newspaper Holdings) enidnews.com -- Principal cities in the district include Guymon (Guymon, Oklahoma), Ponca City (Ponca City, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Stillwater (Stillwater, Oklahoma), Mustang (Mustang, Oklahoma), Yukon (Yukon, Oklahoma), Guthrie (Guthrie, Oklahoma), Sapulpa (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) and Altus (Altus, Oklahoma). It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.


basketball career

, Oklahoma Edmond , Oklahoma County (Oklahoma County, Oklahoma) *Crossings Christian School, Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), Oklahoma County (Oklahoma County, Oklahoma) *Oklahoma Bible Academy, Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Garfield County, Oklahoma *Lawton Christian School, Lawton (Lawton, Oklahoma), Comanche County, Oklahoma Professional basketball career After graduating from college, Gottlieb would go undrafted in the National Basketball Association NBA

his basketball career overseas, which included a stop in Israel after signing with Maccabi Ra'anana. Gottlieb played professionally internationally, in France, Russia and Israel. At the 1910 annual meeting of the BGCO in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), the trustees reported that Shawnee had been selected as the site of the new university and that an incorporation certificate for "the Baptist University of Oklahoma" had been issued by the State of Oklahoma on February 9, 1910


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ndash notably attempted POW rescues in conjunction with the Vietnam War POW MIA issue birth_place Enid, Oklahoma, U.S. (United States) nationality Albanians


movie set

Mercantile in 2006 to convert the building into a movie set and museum. George's Antique Auto Museum features the sole-existing Geronimo car, once manufactured in Enid. The Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center and Museum records the history and culture of African Americans and Native Americans


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is diverse, but its foundation is the oil and gas industry and agriculture. History left thumb The Broadway Tower, Enid's tallest building was built during the city's "Golden Age". (Image:The Broadway Tower in Enid.jpg) In summer 1889, M.A. Low, a Rock Island official, visited the local railroad station then under construction, and inquired about its name. At that time, it was called Skeleton station (Rock Island Depot (Enid, Oklahoma)). Disliking the original name, he


building site

. The school’s Board of Trustees then signed an agreement with the City of Shawnee (Shawnee, Oklahoma) for sixty acres of land northwest of the town. The Kickapoo site, as the campus location became known, was deeded to the university by the Development Company of Shawnee. Shortly after the campus location was finalized, W.P. Blake, chairman of the trustees, and G. Lee Phelps, missionary to the Native Americans (Indigenous Peoples of the Americas), visited the future building site. They gathered


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'''Mark Dean Kelly''' (born June 28, 1956 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma) is a Christian (Christian rock) bass guitarist most remembered for being a member of Petra (Petra (band)) during the 1980s. Kelly joined Petra in 1981 and recorded seven albums with them before retiring in 1987, being replaced by Ronny Cates. Early life and education Marquis James was born the fifth child of Houstin James (December 18, 1844 – August 18, 1908), a lawyer, and Rachel Marquis (July 14, 1848 – May 22, 1930), a schoolteacher, on August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri. Houstin, a Civil War veteran, participated in both the Land run of 1889 and the Land Run of 1893. Rockwell, Stella, ed., ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982, Vol. I'', Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas. 1982., pgs 330-331 While unsuccessful in 1899, Houstin successfully staked a claim southeast of Enid, Oklahoma in the 1893 run and moved his family there in 1894. Houstin died in 1908, and is interred at Enid Cemetery (Enid Cemetery and Calvary Catholic Cemetery). Houstin James at findagrave Marquis James was educated at East Hill School and Central, and graduated Enid High School in 1910. He attended one year of college at Phillips University. '''Chisholm High School''' (founded in 1973) is the second largest high school in Enid, Oklahoma, and is located in the northern part of the city. The school has a student body of approximately 300 students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum that includes normal and AP (Advanced Placement Program) academic courses. Early life Owen was born and raised in a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) area of the Oklahoma Territory, where his original goal was to become a jockey, a dream denied by his 5-11, 230 pound frame that earned him the nickname, "Stout Steve." In addition to working on a cattle ranch, Owen attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma where he was an all-around athlete for two years beginning in 1917. Adding to his income during this period, he wrestled (Wrestling) professionally under the name "Jack O'Brien," a ruse that allowed him to preserve his amateur status. -- ''The Enid News & Eagle (Enid News & Eagle)'' Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) Daily 15,603 CNHI (Community Newspaper Holdings) enidnews.com -- Principal cities in the district include Guymon (Guymon, Oklahoma), Ponca City (Ponca City, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Stillwater (Stillwater, Oklahoma), Mustang (Mustang, Oklahoma), Yukon (Yukon, Oklahoma), Guthrie (Guthrie, Oklahoma), Sapulpa (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) and Altus (Altus, Oklahoma). It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.


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birth_place Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma, U.S. (United States) occupation Actor death_date birth_place Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma

: www.goodfellow.af.mil news story.asp?id 123142569 title Uncommon Valor part two: Lt. Col. Leon Vance last Musal first Stephen date April 2, 2009 publisher Goodfellow Air Force Base accessdate 2009-05-22 death_place Between Iceland and Newfoundland (Dominion of Newfoundland) Early life and family Leon Robert Vance, Jr. was born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma. Vance attended Enid schools from first

grade through high school. His father, Leon Robert Vance Sr., was a junior high school (middle school) principal (Principal (school)) and also a civil aviation flight instructor, while his uncle had been an aviator in the Army Air Service (United States Army Air Service) who had been killed in France during

Enid, Oklahoma

'''Enid''' (ē'nĭd) is a city in Garfield County (Garfield County, Oklahoma), Oklahoma, United States. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the population was 49,379, making it the ninth largest city in Oklahoma. It is the county seat of Garfield County (Garfield County, Oklahoma). Enid was founded during the opening of the Cherokee Outlet in the Land Run of 1893, and is named after Enid, a character in Alfred, Lord Tennyson's ''Idylls of the King''. In 1991, the Oklahoma state legislature designated Enid the "Purple Martin Capital of Oklahoma." "Purple Martin State Capitals", ''Nature Society News'', June 2006, pg 8. Enid holds the nickname of "Queen Wheat City" and "Wheat Capital" of Oklahoma and the United States for its immense grain storage capacity, and has the third largest grain storage capacity in the world. url http: www.ocgi.okstate.edu shpo nhrpdfs 09000239.pdf title National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination for Enid Terminal Grain Elevators Historic District, #09000239 year 2009 publisher National Park Service

The economy of Enid is diverse, but its foundation is the oil and gas industry and agriculture.

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