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Trout About: Annual Trout Derby coming up on Saturday

By Don Diehl / November 7, 2019

Everything you need to know about Sahoma and Pretty Water Lakes, including permit prices and where to get them.

‘Makin’ music with my friends’: Parnells share their passions

By Don Diehl / September 23, 2019

Musicians Dickie and Kim Parnell play banjo and guitar favorites for crowds of all sorts.

Sapulpa Historical Society Holds 50th Annual Meeting

By Don Diehl / March 23, 2019

No stranger to the Society and its meetings, recently-retired Creek County District Judge Joe Sam Vassar was the speaker.

47th Annual Swap Meet Coming in April

By Don Diehl / March 14, 2019

People selling or seeking automotive parts and collectibles come from all over the area and other states to take part in this annual event.

A Man Named Horse: Local Native American is great-grandson of the last scout for General Custer

By Don Diehl / May 20, 2018

Read the story about a local man who’s faith and heritage have defined him for generations.

Stubborn as a what? Actually, you might be very smart.

By Don Diehl / December 31, 2017

This column from Don Diehl shows why mules are reputed to be more patient, hardy and long-lived than horses.

Alleged home-invading pickle thieves caught

By Don Diehl / November 15, 2017

The suspects are accused of raiding the Diehl home, packing the Diehl car up with stolen items and escaping with it—all while the Diehls were out of town.

Back to the Future: Signs of the Times Brings Back Iconic Old Sign

By Don Diehl / May 9, 2017

The building itself is full of history, but now owner Larry White has added another trophy to the shelf of preserved Sapulpa history—a sign that until recently, you could only see in old photos.

Historic Buildings Purchased, to be Restored by SeneGence

By Don Diehl / March 8, 2017

The expansion of the multi-million dollar cosmetic company SeneGence to its founder’s hometown is having an impact all over the area including two of the most historic buildings in downtown Sapulpa. Ben and Joni Rogers Kante are owners of SeneGence. Besides its mammoth expansion in Sapulpa the company has holdings in California, Canada and Australia.…

Goodbye, Friends: Becks sell Danny Beck Chevrolet to No. 1 Chevy Dealership in the Nation

By Don Diehl / January 6, 2017

Sapulpa’s largest Chevrolet dealership has changed hands. In November, Danny Beck Chevrolet was sold and became Mark Allen Chevrolet. Customers received emails about the transaction, and Beck himself posted on Facebook. Mark Allen is a partner of the largest-selling Chevrolet dealership in the U.S. for 10 of the last 11 years, Classic Chevrolet of Grapevine,…

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