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Boone Pickens Statue Coming to Oklahoma State Football Stadium

T. Boone Pickens will be permanently honored with a statue at the Oklahoma State University stadium that bears his name. Sculpted out of bronze by Enid-based artist Harold Holden, the nine-foot-tall statue will be unveiled before OSU’s November 28 game against Texas Tech. Read more via okstate.com: Boone Pickens Statue Coming to Oklahoma State Football … Continue reading Boone Pickens Statue Coming to Oklahoma State Football Stadium

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T. Boone Pickens estate hires Christie’s to sell Western masterpieces

The renowned global auction firm, Christie’s, has announced it will lead a sale of T. Boone Pickens’ acclaimed Western art collection. The sale, of 75 pieces, is being billed as The Legend of the West: Iconic Works from the T. Boone Pickens Collection. The sale is set for Noon ET on October 28. The auction … Continue reading T. Boone Pickens estate hires Christie’s to sell Western masterpieces

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T. Boone Pickens’ Iconic Conference Table Heads to Cabinet Room in Oklahoma Governor’s Office

Oklahoma State University has announced that a conference table used daily by the late legendary philanthropist T. Boone Pickens will be lent to the Oklahoma governor’s Cabinet Room for the next decade.

In one of his last acts, Pickens sold his conference room table and its 22 chairs to Gary and Claudia Humphreys, who in turn donated the table set to OSU. Humphreys is co-founder, executive chairman and CEO of Vista Proppants and Logistics LLC.

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Funeral service to honor the life and legacy of T. Boone Pickens

The funeral service to honor the life and legacy of T. Boone Pickens has been set for invited family, friends and dignitaries at 2 p.m. CDT on Thursday, September 19, at Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Lane in Dallas, Texas. The general public is invited and encouraged to view the services in Wesley … Continue reading Funeral service to honor the life and legacy of T. Boone Pickens

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T. Boone Pickens’ Annual Letter to the Oklahoma State Fan Base

Back in 2007, prior to the University of Georgia game with Oklahoma State in Athens, I sat with the media and gave my perspective on all things OSU football. I’ve carried that tradition forward annually, putting my thoughts in a letter in recent years as health issues have gotten the better of me. It’s a tradition I hope to continue as long as I can.

“As long as I can…” That’s a sobering notion, more, I suspect, for me than for you. I’m a lifelong geologist, and, as a whole, we’re a pretty optimistic bunch. I love to tell the story – over and over – about the geologist who fell off a 10-story building and, whizzing past the fifth floor, hollered, “I’m not dead yet.”  At 91, I’m grateful for every added day, week, month and year.

However, I’m realistic about being close to the finish line. And I’m working diligently to complete projects as quickly as I can and tie up any loose ends.

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