• Carrie Underwood, Ree Drummond inducted into Oklahoma Hall of Fame


    TULSA, Okla. - Ree Drummond and Carrie Underwood are among those who have been inducted in the 91st class of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.

    Drummond, known as “The Pioneer Woman,” started off running a successful blog and is a now a television host, author, entrepreneur and more. In 2016 she opened The Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska. The restaurant, retail store and bakery has brought in visitors from around the world.

    Underwood rose to fame after winning the fourth season of "American Idol" in 2005. She’s now a seven-time Grammy winner and has sold 64 million albums worldwide.

    Also joining the Oklahoma Hall of Fame are Paul Allen, Mo Anderson, David Rainbolt, Jon R. Stuart and Charlie Christian.

    The induction ceremony took place Nov. 15.

    About the Oklahoma Hall of Fame:

    "The Oklahoma Hall of Fame was founded in 1927 with the purpose of honoring Oklahomans in their lifetime with the state’s highest honor and educating Oklahoma’s youth on our rich history. The Gaylord-Pickens Museum, home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, opened in 2007 with the intent of giving the public access to the stories of these and other inspirational Oklahomans."

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