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Bristow Veterinary Clinic: A Life in Practice

A veterinarian is more than just a singular title. Veterinarians are dentists, urologist, dietitians, surgeons, psychiatrists, and so much more for the ones that can’t even tell us what is wrong. Those that do this line of work are great blessings in small communities. After learning the story, and visiting the Bristow Veterinarian Clinic I…

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International Skin Care Company taps Sapulpa for massive expansion

SeneGence International has acquired 226 acres just west of the new OG&E facility on Highway 33 to build its Midwest Distribution Plant and other facilities. SeneGence International is a multi-million dollar company with holdings in California, Canada and Australia. It bought the acreage for $1.5 million outright from the Creek County Industrial Authority. Chairman Greg…

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Whimsical Willow Boutique is bringing upscale downtown

  Even if you haven’t met the Mathesons, you probably know the name. They own the building on Main Street where Mark Matheson houses his law practice while his wife Donya runs Dynamic Recruiting directly below. Now their daughter Macy is entering the entrepreneurial foray with the opening of her own upscale clothing boutique called…

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New Sonic on historic corner could open as early as October

The old Sapulpa Fire Station No. 2 building and the Taco Mayo were leveled by the weekend and by midweek most of the remains hauled away. The historic lot on the southwest corner of Mission and Dewey and the one immediate west are being prepared for construction of a new Sonic Drive-In restaurant. Larkin Bookkeeping…

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Oklahoma 100-mile Yard Sale Tour is going on now, Saturday

The Sixth Annual 100-Mile Yard Sale Tour is going on today, from 8am, through tomorrow until 8pm. It’s a collection of regional towns holding their city-wide garage sales on the same weekend for a greater effect and to welcome visitors. We’ve collected a printable map of the official sales going on in Sapulpa. You can…

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Wells Building Packed Full of History

Besides the 32 apartments and their occupants, the Wells Building at 208-210 East Dewey (Route 66) in Historic Downtown Sapulpa contains a lot of local history—oil history, black history, native American history, business history—bank and lawyer history. According to records and articles on file at the Sapulpa Historical Museum, the Wells Building, originally the Clayton…

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Sapulpa’s newest Mexican restaurant is the one on wheels

If you come into town from West Tulsa or downtown Tulsa, you’ve likely seen it—the almost nondescript white food truck that is parked at the corner of Lincoln and Mission streets in the parking lot of Family Video. But it’s not exactly nondescript, is it? Because for now, it’s Sapulpa’s only food truck. Hard to miss.…

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