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Meet the 18-year-old traveling the mother road on his bicycle

September 22, 2020

As COVID-19 swept the nation, many found themselves in the same predicament 18-year-old Carter Newcomb did: stuck at home and bored out of their skull.

Speeding car cuts through telephone pole, catches fire

September 9, 2020

Wednesday afternoon, Sapulpa and Kellyville Fire Departments responded to a call that a black car had wrecked and caught fire, trapping the driver inside.

Roger Hudson, the owner of the popular Hudson Plumbing, has passed away

August 31, 2020

Roger D. Hudson, the longtime owner of Hudson Plumbing, has died, a family member confirmed with Sapulpa Times today. He was 65.

Local restaurant owner Lana Holmes has passed away

August 27, 2020

Lana Holmes opened Chef’s Coney Connection in 2005 and operated it until 2019.

More schools get free school supplies boxes, courtesy of Girl Scouts Troop 73

August 24, 2020

Is your kid a bit short on school supplies? Don’t worry, these girls have got you covered.

Downtown Master Plan workshop kicks off planning stage for revitalization project

August 14, 2020

The workshop jointly hosted by the city’s Urban Development Department and the recently-hired consultant team from Oschner Hare + Hare out of Kansas City will work with members of the community and city leaders to design a master plan for a renovation of downtown Sapulpa.

From Creek County to Hollywood: How a Sapulpa native became a “golden age” Disney animator

August 14, 2020

Read the story of how a Sapulpa farm boy with an artistic bent caught the eye of Disney when he was just sixteen.

“It’s not coming, it’s here:” new city councilor Brian Stephens talks about Sapulpa’s potential for “explosive growth”

August 10, 2020

“I just want it to be a better place to live. Cleaner, nicer, with nice, busy streets. that’s the sole reason that I got into city council, period.”

“Return to Learn” Sapulpa Public Schools prepares to open with new initiative

August 1, 2020

In their “Return to Learn” initiative released on Saturday, Sapulpa Public Schools has created a set of safety protocols for returning to this classroom this month. Details inside.

“It is time:” City Manager says Sapulpa is ripe for future development

July 30, 2020

In this installment of “How your government works,” we asked our City Manager the question we hear a lot: Do our city leaders want Sapulpa to stay small? Are they turning away businesses or keeping certain restaurants from coming here?”