Brooke DeLong

Nature Knows Best: The Importance of Good ‘Ol Water

April 17, 2019

Recently, I found myself sick due to dehydration. Take these tips to heart so you don’t fall into a similar situation.

Nature Knows Best: Meet the “Green Thumb Chieftains”

April 10, 2019

Sapulpa Schools Superintendent Robert Armstrong commended Shawna Keizer, saying “this is one example of a dedicated staff member who wants to go above and beyond for her students and reach out and do something far beyond the scope of her job.”

Nature Knows Best: the importance of pruning, in farming and in life

April 3, 2019

As I was fighting those mean old dead vines today I was also praying that anything in my heart that needs to be dealt with would be revealed.

Nature Knows Best: Spring is in the air

March 27, 2019

I am writing this on the first day of spring. So many of us are looking forward to the change of season but along with the change of weather can come seasonal allergies after we have hopefully avoided colds and the flu. I remember in Georgia, watching the Slash Pine trees release massive amounts of […]

The ride along: stepping into the shoes of our county sheriffs deputies

March 21, 2019

The biggest worry I had for this story, was that I could not paint the picture vividly enough.

Nature Knows Best: Dandelions are more helpful than you think!

March 13, 2019

As I write this it is 14 degrees outside with a much cooler windchill factor. But, spring will be here soon! Many people do a yearly spring cleaning of their home not to mention the amazing opportunities outside for projects and gardening. However, I am here reminding you about the possibility of spring cleaning your […]

Nature Knows Best: mouth breathing; what’s the big deal?

March 6, 2019

You should breathe through your mouth as often as you eat through your nose. Yes, really.

How laws are made: our trip to Oklahoma’s Capitol

February 28, 2019

Sapulpa Times columnist Brooke DeLong takes a trip to Oklahoma City to see how laws get passed, shattering some of their expectations.

Nature Knows Best: Natural Pregnancy Tips!

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.

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

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.