Blind Students Serve Lunch to Sapulpa Church Members

Blind Students Serve Lunch to Sapulpa Church Members

SAPULPA, Oklahoma – Students from the Oklahoma School for the Blind are giving back to a local organization as a “thank you” for all its help. A group of students worked on Thursday at Sapulpa’s First Baptist Church, serving lunch to members of the Lions Club and others. Teachers say the club has been a big…

Glenpool emergency response persevere despite loss of ambulance services

Glenpool emergency response persevere despite loss of ambulance services

GLENPOOL — Left to handle the abrupt closing of the area’s ambulance service last month, the City of Glenpool was in a frenzy to manage the loss so no resident would be lacking in emergency response care. The city not only managed, but with the help of other area ambulance operations like EMSA (Emergency Medical…

Sapulpa’s Dixieland Park Tells of Memories Nearly Gone
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Sapulpa’s Dixieland Park Tells of Memories Nearly Gone

This story on “Dixieland Park” is compiled from a couple of different articles — one by the late James W. Hubbard for the Sapulpa Historical Society in a 1992 Sapulpa Herald story headlined: “Dixieland was a dream realized”; and the second by travel writer Jack D. Rittenhouse. We’re not sure in what publication that piece…

Longtime Sapulpa Actor Has Directorial Debut in February
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Longtime Sapulpa Actor Has Directorial Debut in February

In 2007, Jesse Melton caught a bug. Well, he was bitten by one. As a teenager, the Kellyville High School student decided that he wanted to take a serious stab at acting—the problem was, there wasn’t much of an outlet for aspiring Oscar winners at the Home of the Ponies. “We had a speech class, and…

Former Teacher, Longtime Sapulpa Resident Seeking School Board Seat

Former Teacher, Longtime Sapulpa Resident Seeking School Board Seat

Cheryl Jackson, longtime advocate of education, is seeking election for Sapulpa School Board Seat 1. She is a 1982 graduate of Charles Page High School and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a minor in Accounting from Langston University. Cheryl worked in private sector accounting for 16 years, including 5 years as Financial…

What to do this Weekend in Sapulpa: (Jan 8-10)

What to do this Weekend in Sapulpa: (Jan 8-10)

The holidays are over. You’re looking at those New Year’s resolutions and wondering which one will be the first you break. Folks are still trying to get things going in and around Sapulpa, so there’s not much to do this weekend. But thankfully, when there’s not much to do, there’s always Over Edukated. So this week,…

The dash cam footage of that intense Creek County car chase has been released.

The dash cam footage of that intense Creek County car chase has been released.

Remember that story back in November about the suspect who shot a homeowner, then got in his truck and proceeded to lead a chase all the way to Sapulpa from Cushing? Unless you were there to witness it, you probably didn’t think too much of it at the time. We were just glad the guy was…