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Local author Tom Walsh credits Chamber Director for inspiration to write book on son’s battle with brain cancer

March 9, 2021

Despite Shirey’s insistence that she played no part in the creation of the book, it was important to Walsh “to keep [his] promise and deliver the first signed copy of the book to the one person whom [he] credits for making [his] dream come true.”

Excitement for downtown redevelopment grows at City Council, new fire station facilities approved to begin design process

March 3, 2021

The updated downtown master plan includes road changes, creating more living space downtown, and creating a “cohesive, diverse section comprising of the downtown and its surrounding streets and alleys.”

Director Murray recognized for outstanding service during pandemic, next Creek Turnpike closure scheduled for March 26

March 3, 2021

Internet upgrades and utility permits were also discussed, and it might be the last week for the emergency resolution for the county courthouse complex.

Excitement for downtown redevelopment grows at City Council, new fire station facilities approved to begin design process

March 2, 2021

Downtown Master Plan (DMP) consultants, Ken Boone and Taylor Plummer, from Ochsner Hare & Hare (OHH), introduced members of the City Council to the comprehensive redevelopment plan they have created at the Council’s study session on Monday evening at City Hall.

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County to hold ⅙ penny sales tax increase election for fire departments April 6

February 27, 2021

Smaller, more rural fire departments stand to gain the most, though Sapulpa might be carrying the majority of the tax burden.

County Commissioners table new Kiefer subdivision for one month, CIRB projects prioritized

February 24, 2021

The applicant has proposed a single-family subdivision on 24.5 acres, containing 23 to 24 half-acre lots and four reserve areas for a private street and retention pond.

Kiefer housing development denied at Creek County Planning Commission meeting

February 19, 2021

The decision could be appealed to the Creek County Board of Commissioners.

CCSO to open special account for its Department of Homeland Security Immigration employees, Sheriff to pursue more “intelligence-based policing”

February 18, 2021

“We have an OSBI Agent that offices with us and we have partnerships with other State and Federal law enforcement agencies. We are working to get other officers commissioned for the Task Force and hope to add more in the future. This joint effort is part of the McGirt Ruling.”

Police and Fire Chiefs meet with Public Safety and Justice Committee, give updates on bond projects

February 15, 2021

“There won’t be another tower like it around. It will be great, not just for us, but for all surrounding communities. We have big plans for it.”

Kellyville hires new town attorney, raises firefighter pay, revises laws for golf carts on roadways

February 15, 2021

Kellyville began a search for a new town attorney after the resignation of Clay Fees last month. At February’s meeting, on Tuesday the 9th, veteran local attorney Andrew Nestor III threw in his hat.