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Glenpool drilling toward annual festival

The 39th year for the festival will host a bevy of food, craft and business vendors, a full-blown carnival, turtle races, frog races, Optimists Club horseshoe contests, pancake breakfast, 5K run, Black Gold Days parade, entertainment and a beer garden.

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Glenpool Approves Bond Issue Worth More than $16M

As the state continues to fight through budget cuts that just won’t quit, many school districts are turning to the taxpayers to make the improvements that they desperately need. Tuesday night, Glenpool Public Schools overwhelmingly approved 2 bond issues that include purchasing 16-acre tract of land for a new school site. The city says it…

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12 Sapulpa Students named to Dean’s Honor Roll at NSU

Northeastern State University, with it’s primary campus in Talequah, has just announced it’s Fall 2016 Dean’s Honor Roll students. The list includes 830 students in all, with a dozen students from Sapulpa, plus several from the surrounding communities. Students are named to the Dean’s Honor Roll each semester, and to be eligible, students must have…

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Glenpool Chamber sees success at Carriage Event, despite the cold

More than 50 people withstood near-freezing temperatures to ride in a twinkle-lit “princess” carriage Wednesday night. They rode to the sounds of jingling bells and the clip-clopping of hooves, and were bundled in woolen blankets, hats, coats and mittens. American T’s served as the night’s sponsor of the chamber-hosted event. “Randy Fulbright, the owner of American…

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Glenpool Chamber offering Carriage Rides from Ava K’s Carriage Service; here’s how to get yours

For the first time in recent history and possibly forever, the Glenpool Chamber of Commerce is hosting holiday carriage rides for the community and surrounding areas. “We are extremely pleased to be offering carriage rides to the fine people of Glenpool and surrounding area,” said Sydney Bland, executive director of the Glenpool Chamber of Commerce.…

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Glenpool schools consider options to deal with budget crisis

“It has been a stressful time to be a superintendent,” said Glenpool Public School Superintendent Jerry Olansen at a town hall meeting last week at Glenpool Elementary School. Across the state, school districts are scrambling to meet a drastically decreasing budget, and Glenpool is not exempt. Along with several other administrators, Olansen met a gym…

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