People

State Representative Mark Lawson is the new Economic Development Director for the City of Sapulpa

April 13, 2021

City Manager Joan Riley says Mark’s “passion for Sapulpa and desire to to be a part of its growth and improvement is a tremendous asset for all of us.”

Creek County CASA, DHS, and Youth Services place pinwheels for child abuse

April 12, 2021

There are currently 137 pinwheels spinning in front of the Creek County Courthouse, representing the children currently in foster care in Creek County.

Ready to Rumble: Danny Boy O’Connor visits Sapulpa to see iconic film locations

April 12, 2021

Learn what the House of Pain frontman was doing in Sapulpa, and see more about the famous movies that were filmed here in the 1980s.

Women are advised to delay routine mammograms after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

March 9, 2021

Radiologists are saying swollen lymph nodes are to be expected on women who have recently received COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Boy recovering after near-tragedy at Sahoma Lake

March 9, 2021

A 13-year-old boy is recovering after a near-disastrous experience with a kiddie-pool raft at Sahoma Lake on Saturday, February 27th, when the raft deflated and began to sink, subjecting the boy to the frigid water of the popular Sapulpa fishing hole.

Thomas Blakemore: The most important Sapulpan you’ve never heard of

March 9, 2021

The man’s career spanned decades, continents, and a world war, and yet most of us wouldn’t be able to name the man nor what he did that was of any significance. That needs to change.

Local author Tom Walsh credits Chamber Director for inspiration to write book on son’s battle with brain cancer

March 9, 2021

Despite Shirey’s insistence that she played no part in the creation of the book, it was important to Walsh “to keep [his] promise and deliver the first signed copy of the book to the one person whom [he] credits for making [his] dream come true.”

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A timeline of women’s rights

March 8, 2021

The quest for women’s equality goes as far back as the founding of the United States.

Elks Lodge shelter was a godsend for many, not just the homeless

February 22, 2021

What blossomed was a shelter that not only met the needs of the homeless in the area but provided a helping hand to others in Tulsa, and even families from outside the state.

There is one big name who opposes the “Bigfoot Hunting Season” bill

February 18, 2021

The bill was met with equal parts chuckling and head-scratching, but not everyone is amused.