Saturday is the last night of “Movies in the Park”; Showing “Rudy”
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Saturday is the last night of “Movies in the Park”; Showing “Rudy”

One of those signs that Summer is really almost over is when various summertime functions in the community come to a close. One of the city’s favorites, “Movies in the Park” is reaching the end of the 2016 Summer Season tomorrow, with it’s free showing of the great Football Classic Rudy. Kelly Lane Park’s lovely pond is…

Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus to create endowed scholarship honoring state’s first black senator
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Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus to create endowed scholarship honoring state’s first black senator

Sen. Kevin Matthews, chairman of Oklahoma’s Legislative Black Caucus, said members are creating a $10,000 endowed scholarship at Langston University to honor the life and work of E. Melvin Porter, Oklahoma’s first black member of the state Senate.  Porter died July 26 at the age of 86.  Matthews will formally announce the creation of the…

Senate Leader Announces Interim Legislative Studies

Senate Leader Announces Interim Legislative Studies

The leader of the Oklahoma Senate announced on Wednesday 36 requests for interim legislative studies. The study requests were approved by Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa. The studies have been assigned to the Senate committee with jurisdiction over the subject matter contained within the request. The committee chairman will be responsible for scheduling…

“Tuesdays With Morrie” opening this weekend

Experience the inspiring, life-affirming true story, based on the bestselling book! Mitch is a journalist adrift in his own life. Morrie is a sick professor facing the end of his. Together these two men learn about life and friendship in a story that’s both heartwarming and hilarious. Mitch – Donny Bailey Morrie – Bradford Scott…

Sapulpa mom’s charming headbands have become a local hit

Sapulpa mom’s charming headbands have become a local hit

Heat, Humidity and a long haired, stubborn preschooler don’t mix! Sapulpa mom Tami Gomez, didn’t intend on going into business when she started making charmed headbands for her daughter, Jacey. She saw a way to make something better and took matters into her own hands. Now however, Tami’s headbands are in high demand. [wdca_ad id=”2153″…

Sapulpa takes heavy damage from one-two punch of storms in a single day

Sapulpa takes heavy damage from one-two punch of storms in a single day

The weather in Oklahoma isn’t something surprises anyone who’s native to the area. We have yearly bouts with tornadoes, heavy rain, usually a sizable drought and if you’re especially unlucky, a solid blizzard or ice storm to round out the winter season. Usually, when we get hit with a severe storm, we take a bit…

Mini-season discounted theatre tickets are going fast!

Mini-season discounted theatre tickets are going fast!

Tickets for the Sapulpa Community Theatre’s mini-season are in sale, and time is running out to get a special discounted rate on those tickets. “We’re currently changing our calendar from a fiscal year to a calendar year basis, and we have the overlapping time this season only,” said SCT board president Debbie Pope. “So we’ve…

“Thank you!” Sapulpa Board of Education unanimously removes Superintendent Burr [video]
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“Thank you!” Sapulpa Board of Education unanimously removes Superintendent Burr [video]

The applause was deafening in the small conference room. More folks showed up to this meeting than those who attended the first and second meetings. The crowd numbered nearly 100, at least. It’s not a concert-size crowd, but you wouldn’t have known it by their clapping. Brandon Mull, who had furnished signs and provided t-shirts with…