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Independence Day celebrations don’t have to stop

July 13, 2016

Hot dogs, swimming, family, and fireworks. Every Fourth of July that list is no doubt in your plans somewhere. All summer we look forward to Independence Day and make sure to thank Veterans on our social media posts for their sacrifice and shake a few extra hands while we are out and about. On the […]

Auditions for Blithe Spirit next month

July 12, 2016

The Sapulpa Community Theatre will host auditions for their production of Blithe Spirit Aug. 8 and 9. Auditions will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and will consist of a cold reading from the script. The script calls from two men and five women. Blithe Spirit is a comedy about a cantankerous novelist who […]

From OK to UK: Part 4 – Last stop, London!

July 11, 2016

NOTE: This is the final story in a series of four about the experiences of a group of Kiefer students who traveled to the Republic of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom earlier this month. Read part 1 here, read part 2 here, and read part 3 here. — From Edinburgh, the group traveled […]

From OK to UK: Part 3 – Lake Poets and exotic foods

July 10, 2016

NOTE: This is the third in a series of four stories about the experiences of a group of Kiefer students who traveled to the Republic of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom earlier this summer. Read part 1 here or Part 2 here. Their stay in Wales was brief, and the group of Kiefer […]

From OK to UK: Part 2 – Paranormal activity in Wales

July 9, 2016

NOTE: This is the second in a series of four stories about the experiences of a group of Kiefer students who traveled to the Republic of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom earlier this month. Read Part 1 here. After four days in Ireland, the group of eight Kiefer High School students, their teacher […]

From OK to UK: Students in Creek County see the world

July 8, 2016

NOTE: This is the first in a series of four stories about the experiences of a group of Kiefer students who traveled to the Republic of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom earlier this month. “Travel,” they said. “See the world,” they said. So, they did. Eight Kiefer High School students, their teacher and […]

State Question 777 is bad for Farmers, bad for Creek County

June 27, 2016

I worked in business for years—but we always gardened for over forty years and back in 1992 we opened a small greenhouse business called The Peppermint Dragon. I continued to work and even finished college and ran two farmers markets—Jenks and Downtown Tulsa (I am retired from doing either now as we sell directly from […]

Hope is found at Right Path Riding Academy

June 24, 2016

Therapy. To adults this is a scary word, usually referring to depression, trauma, physical wounds, or even marital issues. To a child, therapy means hope. Hope that loved ones are not giving up, hope that someday they can have fun like all children, hope that they can be better in a way they want to […]

Letter to the Editor: “You cannot be a leader if nobody is following you”

June 20, 2016

Editor’s Note: This letter was originally published to The Sapulpa Daily Herald’s weekend edition. It has been republished here with permission from it’s author. — I was upset to read of the loss of one of our most respected leaders, Mr. Bobby Alfred, Principal of Holmes Park Elementary.  For more than 42 years, Mr. Alfred […]

Sapulpa Community Theatre holding auditions for “Tuesdays With Morrie”

June 15, 2016

The Sapulpa Community Theatre will host auditions for their production of Tuesdays With Morrie June 19-20. Auditions will be at 4 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday and will consist of a cold reading from the script. The script calls from two men, ages late 30s and early 40s. One actor must be able to play a character […]