Ms. Hinton earned a Bachelor of Science in Education-Composite Social Sciences from Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota. While there she received the Wenona Cook Scholarship Award presented by Friends of the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies for her academic achievement. 


Tammycompares her manychanges of address to that of a wandering gypsy. As part of an Air Force family, she’s lived from border to border and coast to coast. After one visit to Lake Eufaula, she and her husband/proof reader, Herb, chose Oklahoma as their final destination.