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Sapulpa man sentenced to 60 years for sexually abusing two children and sharing photos on messaging app

January 22, 2021

According to a criminal complaint, Miller explained in detail the abuse he had committed against the victims and provided images of the abuse.

Bartlett grants highlight January Board of Education Meeting

January 21, 2021

The first meeting of the Sapulpa School Board of Education in 2021 was highlighted by recognitions, approval of the Bartlett Foundation grants, and a mid-year financial update.

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Legislation to Overhaul Rainy Day Calculation Filed

January 21, 2021

House Joint Resolution 1001 would overhaul the calculation for the Rainy Day Fund reserve by switching the basis from general revenue appropriations to include all state spending.

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Opinion – Never Forget the Lessons of Oklahoma City: Election Misinformation and The Danger of Far-Right Wing Extremism

January 20, 2021

“They aren’t like McVeigh. In their minds, by storming the Capitol to block the certification of the election results, they weren’t overthrowing democracy. They were saving it.”

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2022 MLK Day Celebration to bring the town together

January 18, 2021

A Martin Luther King Day celebration is beginning to take shape as community members are organizing with 365 days ahead of them to bring the town together and re-awaken the downtown streets in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. here in Sapulpa.

Two Sapulpa Chieftains on student advisory council

January 8, 2021

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has named 97 Oklahoma high school students to her 2021 Student Advisory Council, and the group includes two Sapulpa Chieftains.

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Why are we so fascinated with the Christmas story?

December 23, 2020

Why are we so fascinated with the Christmas story? Have you ever stopped and pondered that question? Here are some reasons why after all of these centuries, the enchantment of Christmas remains.

Sapulpa Ping Pings Win State Championships; bring home three state titles in 2020

December 21, 2020

The last time the Sapulpa Ping Pings did NOT win a State Championship, the class of 2021 was in elementary school.

Leewright will continue to head Business, Commerce and Tourism

December 13, 2020

State Sen. James Leewright, R-Bristow, will continue to lead the Senate Business, Commerce and Tourism Committee for the next two years.

Infamy’s promise: A story about FDR’s speech after the attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2020

Lost in the calm explosiveness of Monday, December 8, 1941 is a promise that has been kept true over the 79 years since a calmly defiant President Franklin Roosevelt stood before a joint session of congress and succinctly requested a war declaration against Japan.