Charles Betzler

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

February 18, 2019

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

Sapulpa Historical Society digitizes area newspapers

February 18, 2019

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

Preserving Sapulpa’s Legacy

February 17, 2019

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

Nerd Knowledge: DIY Home Security Options

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.

Do You Remember…Sugar Loaf Hill?

February 11, 2019

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

Do you remember…Gibson Lumber?

February 4, 2019

At one time, Sapulpa had five lumber yards. Now there’s only one. Read about one of the most memorable.

Sapulpa Lions Club were awestruck by the stories that they heard from this WW2 Vet

February 4, 2019

A World War 2 ‘Seabee’ shares his stories of Guam, D-Day and meeting Winston Churchill

Former astronaut captivates the students at Liberty STEM Academy

January 31, 2019

Read about Colonel Lockhart’s experiences in space, and his connection to the popular television show “Big Bang Theory”

Nerd Knowledge: Your new Smart TV may be spying on you

January 27, 2019

Through the years, I have had customers who were convinced their TV was spying on them. I remember one incident nearly 50 years ago when I worked for Sears. An elderly lady called in and said her set, which we had recently repaired, was spying on her. She told my boss that the “people were […]

McCracken updates on “Because of the Hate” at Rotary Meeting

January 25, 2019

McCracken talks about his first book and and tells the subject of his next novel.