Columns

Do You Remember April Fools’ Day?

April 1, 2020

Is there still a place for April Fools’ Day, in today’s world of 24/7 satire?

Do You Remember … Your Parents’ Curfew?

March 13, 2020

Those of us who grew up in the 1950s and 1960s lived under strict rules of behavior. One of those rules was our curfew.

Will A Face Mask Protect You From The Coronavirus?

March 9, 2020

Can wearing a medical face mask protect you against the new coronavirus? It’s a question many people are asking. The answer is rather complex and depends on what type of mask under investigation. The regular surgical masks that doctors and surgeons wear offers little, if any, protection against contracting the novel Coronavirus. These masks are […]

Do You Remember…Blue Laws?

March 2, 2020

Blue Laws, like the one that’s up for a vote on Tuesday, have largely been repealed, but a handful of them still exist.

Do You Remember…High School?

February 18, 2020

High school was a place where I was no longer a “little kid,” but that didn’t mean that there weren’t hijinks from time to time.

Nature Knows Best: Natural Pest Control

February 18, 2020

I am excited spring is around the corner. However, biting bugs aren’t so enjoyable. But what I dislike even more than critters are toxic chemicals. Blessedly for us, a Creek County couple makes controlling insects the natural way easy!

Nerd Knowledge: Do Hand Sanitizers Really Work?

February 18, 2020

Hand sanitizers are effective against fungi and enveloped viruses, such as those that cause colds and flu, including the Coronavirus. But are you using them properly?

Facts You Need To Know About The Coronavirus

February 18, 2020

An updated version of the story that appeared in the February 2, 2020 issue of Sapulpa Times is bringing new facts about the spread and viability of the Coronavirus.

Do you remember cruising?

February 14, 2020

Read about the favorite pastime for a lot of people who grew up in Sapulpa, which included not only drag races for pink slips, but sports like “bushwacking.”

Do You Remember CB Radios?

February 11, 2020

Before cell phones and the internet, the CB radio was sweeping the nation as the latest “fad.”