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Senate Review: the digital era is changing Oklahoma as we know it

By Community Submission February 19, 2019

There is a saying—as rural Oklahoma goes, so goes Oklahoma. Rural communities need the same access to broadband internet that Oklahoma’s metropolitan communities have.

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High School Commons upgrade taking shape

By Community Submission | February 19, 2019

The Commons at Sapulpa High School doesn’t look like the Commons you’re used to seeing.

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Prepare for Spring: Lightning 101

By Charles Betzler | February 19, 2019

What is lightning? How is lightning produced? What causes thunder? How can you be safe during lightning?

PHOTOS: Winners announced for district Inventors Showcase

By Community Submission | February 18, 2019

Inventions included a doggie door with brushes on each side that would clean off a dog and covered door handles to make them softer for those times when your hand hit them while playing indoor basketball on a hoop that hangs over the door, and many more.

Do you remember…Lee’s Hickory Bar-B-Q?

By Charles Betzler | February 18, 2019

Before it was destroyed in a tornado, Lee Birmingham’s BBQ joint was the very definition of “lip-smacking BBQ”

Sapulpa Schools nominated for United Way award

By Community Submission | February 18, 2019

Sapulpa Public Schools was one of only three schools to be nominated in one of the nine award categories.

Poetry at the Winery

By Lottie Wilds | February 18, 2019

The Tidewater Winery in Drumright is seeing success as an outlet for creative orators.

Sapulpa High Science Teacher Wins “Excellence in Teaching” Award

By Community Submission | February 18, 2019

The beginning of the week started about like any other Monday for Sapulpa High School science teacher Aaron Rice. Until he checked his email inbox.

Sapulpa Historical Society digitizes area newspapers

By Charles Betzler | February 18, 2019

The money needed for the project was short…until this family stepped in to help.

BOE Meeting includes legislative update, personnel matters

By E. B. Thompson | February 18, 2019

BOE Attendees heard from Representatives Mark Lawson and Kyle Hilbert, and discussed everything from virtual charter schools to personnel matters

Preserving Sapulpa’s Legacy

By Charles Betzler | February 17, 2019

How the team at the Sapulpa Historical Society is ensuring that Sapulpa’s rich historical legacy lives on.

GOP’s “Enthusiastic” Breakfast and Convention

By E. B. Thompson | February 16, 2019

Speakers discuss GOP values and the “constructive culture” already taking shape under the new Oklahoma Governor.

Kellyville’s New K-9 Kop

By Lottie Wilds | February 16, 2019

The 5-month-old German Shepherd puppy is set to begin her training in September.

Are we trying too hard to please other people?

By William Wimmer | February 14, 2019

Those who are constantly trying to please others – often lead a life full of frustration and pain. In some cases, it can even lead one to compromise his or her Christian values.

What to Do This Weekend (February 14 – 17)

By E. B. Thompson | February 13, 2019

Art classes, community theater, and pet adoptions highlight this Valentine’s weekend.

Nerd Knowledge: DIY Home Security Options

By Charles Betzler | February 13, 2019

With porch package thefts and car break-ins, home security is on everybody’s mind nowadays. In today’s Nerd Knowledge column, we’ll break out a few of the most cost-effective ways of strengthening your home’s security.

My favorite kitchen knife betrayed me last week

By Carrie Classon | February 13, 2019

My husband, Peter, says I am accident prone and I reinforced Peter’s claim and opened up a rather large wound just above my thumb.

Suspected child rapist from Bristow found dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound

By Micah Choquette | February 13, 2019

Creek County Sheriff’s Deputies say the man was found dead from a single gunshot wound as they attempted a traffic stop.

Nature Knows Best: Natural Pregnancy Tips!

By Brooke DeLong | February 13, 2019

There are so many options available today when it comes to prenatal care and birthing. The choices can get pretty overwhelming, so here’s some help.

Creek County Investigators find alleged child sexual abuser in Oklahoma City

By Micah Choquette | February 11, 2019

The suspect—a registered sex offender—had just been released from prison in December of 2018.

“Blessed are the peacemakers:” my interview with Sheriff Bret Bowling

By Brooke DeLong | February 11, 2019

Bret Bowling is a down-to-earth, humble, regular guy by Oklahoma standards…but don’t let that fool you—he also wears a sheriff’s badge and is not afraid to enforce what is right and stand against what is not.

Do You Remember…Sugar Loaf Hill?

By Charles Betzler | February 11, 2019

Even if you’ve never heard of Sugar Loaf hill, you’ve probably been there hundreds of times.

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