Micah Choquette

Sapulpa Author’s Book about “hounds, heaven and the hereafter” is now available on Amazon

March 10, 2016

UPDATE: The book is now available on Amazon. You can see a preview here and purchase on Kindle or in paperback. — A year in the writing, Don Diehl’s conversational book with his hound dog “Sadie” is due off the press this week and will be available on Amazon and soon at several area book-signing […]

Fire breaks out at Sapulpa home

March 10, 2016

Crews extinguished a fire near Hobson and Adams in Sapulpa Wednesday. Crews said the homeowners called firefighters just before 9 Wednesday night. He said he initially thought someone was breaking into his home, but then realized it was on fire. The homeowner reportedly tried to put the fire out with a hose, but the flames […]

Fire at Sapulpa retirement facility causes dozens to evacuate early Tuesday

March 8, 2016

More than 60 residents of a Sapulpa retirement facility were forced to evacuate after a fire early Tuesday. The fire started on a second-floor balcony of the retirement wing at Inverness Village, 3800 W. 71st St., about 1 a.m., Sapulpa Fire Department Battalion Chief D.J. Keizor said. When crews arrived, an evacuation process was in […]

Firefighters Battle Sapulpa House Fire

March 4, 2016

Sapulpa firefighters worked on Friday to put out a house fire at the intersection of 93rd St and 45th W Ave. The fire chief says the fire started in the attic and flames were aided by the wind, which made the it hard to get under control. The chief didn’t call the home a total […]

March 11th last day to register in upcoming elections

March 4, 2016

Friday, March 11, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the April 5, Depew School, Kellyville School, and City of Sapulpa Special Elections, Creek County Election Board Secretary Joy Naifeh said today. Naifeh said that persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and […]

Antique pole stolen off Rex’s Barbershop in Sapulpa

March 3, 2016

The pole was stolen from Rex’s Barbershop near MLK and Mission Street in Sapulpa. Police said they do not know why the someone would steal the pole, but the pole reportedly cost between $800 and $1,000. Police said the thief pried the pole off the wall outside the barbershop. The owner said he came to […]

East Sapulpa Thrift Store victimized by brazen burglar

March 2, 2016

Super Thrift in East Sapulpa (still commonly known as Town West) was the victim of a brazen act of theft in the middle of the day last Friday. FOX23 reporter Preston Jones posted on Facebook about the incident earlier today: STEALING from a thrift store that helps adults and teenagers recovering from addiction?The Super Thrift store in… […]

Oklahoma auditor criticizes Creek County land purchase

March 1, 2016

The audit also found the county had to pay $73,302 in interest unnecessarily on the purchase because paperwork wasn’t filed in a timely manner with the county clerk. The state auditor on Monday criticized Creek County commissioners, saying they violated the state constitution when they acquired 226 acres in 2013. “Ultimately, the problem we have […]

Facebook helps Sapulpa, Tulsa police in capturing robbery suspect

February 26, 2016

  A man believed to be involved in an armed robbery at a Sapulpa motel was arrested in a joint effort by police in Tulsa late Wednesday. Sapulpa police Maj. Mike Reed said undercover officers were conducting surveillance on a Toyota RAV4 about 10:40 p.m. when it entered Tulsa city limits. The vehicle was connected […]

Senator Bingman responds to questions on consolidation bill

February 25, 2016

Shortly before we posted our first story on Senate Bill 1382—a bill that, like a few others, proposes consolidating dependent schools districts with the larger districts they serve—we reached out to the author, Senator Brian Bingman, for responses to a few questions we had about the bill. Nearly a full month later, he’s responded in a […]