Courtroom battle splits star’s Oklahoma hometown (AP)

A tower noting Yukon as the home of Garth Brooks is pictured in Yukon, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012. A jury in the Oklahoma county where Brooks now lives agreed that the hospital, which sits along Brooks' namesake street, reneged on a pledge to use his $500,000 donation to build a women's health center in honor of his late mother. Jurors chipped in another $500,000 in punitive damages. After the jury announced its verdict Tuesday night, Jan. 24, 2012 Brooks indicated he wouldn't abandon the idea of honoring his mother in his hometown but made clear he was done with Integris.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)AP – A water tower proudly proclaims that this is the hometown of country music star Garth Brooks. The main road through town? Garth Brooks Boulevard. So when the singer was awarded $1 million this week after suing the local hospital — whose logo is on a slightly larger water tower across town — residents felt torn.

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