Micah Choquette

Tai Chi Quan: Moving for Better Balance – Designed to Reduce Older Adults’ Risk of Falling, resumes September

September 19, 2015

According to a report by the Injury Prevention Service – Oklahoma State Department of Health, most fall injuries happen in predictable, preventable ways. Most falls happen in homes and are entirely preventable. Understanding and identifying simple changes such as lighting, furniture arrangement and housekeeping can make older adults less susceptible to falling in their homes. […]

Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum invites people to learn about progress during Oct. 3 car show event

September 14, 2015

[foogallery id=”291″] Submitted by Kristi Eaton The Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum, a planned museum featuring vintage cars and interactive exhibits along Route 66, is inviting the public to visit the museum site and learn about its progress during an informal car show next month in Sapulpa. Automobile enthusiasts are invited to show off […]

The Story Behind The Burning of George

September 11, 2015

This is a repost of the story Kirk McCraken wrote in 2004. It did well and won an AP award. It has been reprinted here with his permission. — Sapulpa is a town steeped in tradition. Every year the Chieftains have a ceremony before the first home game called “The Burning of George.” It started […]

Sapulpa Native Selected as “Emerging Designer”

September 7, 2015

Local business owner and clothing designer Sarah Shibley is seeing some hard-earned success after almost ten years of building, tweaking, and fully-revamping her brand. The Sapulpa native was recently selected as an “Emerging Designer” for Tulsa Fashion Week, a local live runway fashion show featuring the latest trends in the industry. Shibley says she began designing clothing […]

Creek County Democratic Party Meeting on September 17th

September 2, 2015

The Creek County Democratic Party will hold their next meeting Thursday, September 17th at Joseph’s in Drumright 5480 Highway 16 (about 2 miles South of the 33/16 intersection.) Our speaker will be Keith O. McArtor, PC, former chair of the Tulsa Democratic Party. He is going to speak on Political Freedom as it relates to American, […]

Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots Approaches

August 31, 2015

Registered voters in Creek County who want to vote by mail absentee ballot in next Tuesday’s City of Oilton, Town of Mounds or Depew School Special Elections have until this Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. to request one, County Election Board Secretary Joy Naifeh said today. “If absentee voters miss Wednesday’s deadline, they aren’t out of […]

Longtime Community Church Opening Preschool

August 28, 2015

[foogallery id=”205″]   Popular author Jon Acuff says that finding your dream is “often not an act of discovery, but an act of recovery.” For Heather McDougal, that certainly seems to be the case. When McDougal and her husband Roger moved to Sapulpa several years ago, she’d already had several years of teaching preschool under […]

WWII soldier-POW Paul Morgan turns 90, recalls capture by Germans

August 26, 2015

His is called “the Greatest Generation” for good reason. Sapulpa resident Paul Morgan, who turns 90 on August 27, was 18 and a high school student from Ames, Okla. when Uncle Sam called in 1943. A year later he would be in Stalag 12A, one of Germany’s largest Prisoner of War camps, Rawstock, Germany. His is […]

Creek County Voters Should Apply Early for Absentee Ballots

August 17, 2015

Voters in Creek County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the September 8, City of Oilton, Town of Mounds and Depew School Special Elections should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Joy Naifeh said today. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

Memorabilia Business set to open on Downtown Sapulpa’s Route 66

August 9, 2015

Another business that fits nostalgic Route 66 is set to open next month on the famed Route in Historic Downtown Sapulpa. “Gone But Not Forgotten” takes over the former Gabe’s Office and Print Shop building at 108 E. Dewey. Most recently it was The Rustic Chic Boutique. The business is being put together by and […]