FROSTY TROY (1933-2017) won at least 15 state and national awards for journalistic excellence during more than 20 years of work on state newspapers, plus nomination for a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting in mental health. He worked on various state newspapers, including 13 years on the Tulsa Tribune (1957-70) where he rose to associate editor. He was named Oklahoma Newsman of the Year for breaking a road oil scandal in 1965. His copy has been reprinted in various national magazines, such as Time, True and Newsweek. He also owned and published the Oklahoma Observer.