Monday, August 24, 2009
Saturday, August 22, 2009
1. Cathy's Clown, Everly Brothers
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2. He'll Have to Go, Jim Reeves
3. Theme from "A Summer Place", Percy Faith
4. It's Now or Never, Elvis Presley
5. Teen Angel, Mark Dinning
6. I'm Sorry, Brenda Lee
7. Running Bear, Johnny Preston
8. Handy Man, Jimmy Jones
9. Stuck On You, Elvis Presley
10. Let's Twist Again, Chubby Checker
11. Everybody's Somebody's Fool, Connie Francis
12. Alley-oop, Hollywood Argyles
13. Greenfields, Brothers Four
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14. What In the World's Come Over You, Jack Scott
15. El Paso, Marty Robbins
16. Wild One, Bobby Rydell
17. My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own, Connie Francis
18. Sweet Nothin's, Brenda Lee
19. Only The Lonely, Roy Orbison
20. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini, Brian Hyland
Friday, August 21, 2009
The Class of 1957 did: "Yesterday is a canceled check, tomorrow is a promisory note, today is ready cash, and we must spend it wisely."
The Class of 1958 did: "Almost everything that is great has been done by youth".
The Class of 1959 did: "Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly"
So why didn't we have one? John Greiner, you were our yearbook editor - do you know?
ow many said "Pride and Prejudice"? Here's a photo of the cast from the 1959 Yearbook.
The Cast: Pride and Prejudice
Mr. Bennet - John Greiner
Mrs. Bennet - Joyce Hunter
Jane Bennet - DAnna Steckelberg
Elizabeth Bennet - Judy Evans
Mary Bennet - Barbara Sweet
Catherine Bennet - Susan Burnett
Lydia Bennet - Jeanie Ayres
Mr. Collins - John P. Moore
Mr. Bingley - Roy Rakestraw
Miss Bingley - Eloise Hull
Mr. Darcy - Carleton Clay
Lady Catherine De Bourgh - Shiela Withrow
Lady Lucas - Ann Watts
Charlotte Lucas - Jerry Stubbs
Mr. Wickham - Richard DeVaughn
Hill - Betty Ayres
Stage Manager - C.A. Riser
Assistant Stage Manager - Jimmy Hudson
Make-Up - Betty Ayres
Director - Mr. Derwood Clay
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Sens. Todd Lamb, left, and Bill Brown, center, wish retired Oklahoman Capitol Bureau reporter John Greiner well Monday at the state Capitol. PHOTO BY JIM BECKEL, THE OKLAHOMAN
The following article appeared in the NewsOK on March 17, 2009 and was written by Julie Bisbee.John Greiner isn’t used to being the subject of a story.
But Monday, Greiner — who retired last fall after 42 years with The Oklahoman — was honored with a resolution on the Senate floor. Greiner, who began at the newspaper rewriting stories, writing obituaries and answering telephones, spent 37 years covering the state Capitol.
Senate Resolution 9, filed by Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn Coffee, R-Oklahoma City, praised Greiner for "hard work, fairness, getting the story right and explaining complicated issues.”
Greiner, 66, got a standing ovation from lawmakers and members of the media Monday afternoon.
During his time at the Capitol, Greiner covered seven governors and many scandals. Greiner spent 30 years in the Army, Army Reserve and Oklahoma National Guard before retiring as a colonel. He still is praised for his institutional knowledge of state government history and University of Oklahoma football.
While Greiner spent Monday afternoon shaking hands and humbly accepting congratulations, he deflected the attention.
"It’s difficult to be on this side of a news event,” he said. "Being the focal point of an event is really different. I’m really humbled by it.”
Greiner, who retired in October, has been traveling and spending time with family. He is a member of the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame and serves on the advisory committee of the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.