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Local Veterinarian wins World Championship Title

August 29, 2016

The American Quarter Horse Association, Amarillo – Larry Newport of Eufaula, Oklahoma, and Dr. Deroy White of Mounds, Oklahoma, captured the world championship title in ranch sorting at the 2016 AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), on August 26 in Amarillo. Newport showed the American Quarter Horse Hickory Cielo, owned by […]

Actions speak louder than words

August 25, 2016

Unwitting community activists set the example for model citizens.

Bret Bowling new Creek County Sheriff

August 24, 2016

Challenger Bret Bowling has won the Republican Primary 1,587 votes (52.12%) over incumbent John Davis 1,458 (47.88%) to become the new Creek County Sheriff. Bowling, a retired Sapulpa Police officer, served for a time as Creek County undersheriff in the Davis administration. No one filed on the Democrat side. Bowling will be sworn in and […]

Meet Sapulpa’s Mayor

August 22, 2016

Back when we first posed the question to you on our Facebook Page about “What questions would you ask Sapulpa’s Mayor?” the first question was not at all shocking: “Who is Sapulpa’s Mayor?” It’s a common request. The man isn’t in the news a lot (probably a good thing), and he doesn’t grant interviews very […]

Bringing the “Art” to Bartlett

August 15, 2016

Former Holmes Park administrator embraces new role as Bartlett Academy Principal

Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus to create endowed scholarship honoring state’s first black senator

August 5, 2016

Sen. Kevin Matthews, chairman of Oklahoma’s Legislative Black Caucus, said members are creating a $10,000 endowed scholarship at Langston University to honor the life and work of E. Melvin Porter, Oklahoma’s first black member of the state Senate.  Porter died July 26 at the age of 86.  Matthews will formally announce the creation of the […]

Sapulpa mom’s charming headbands have become a local hit

July 22, 2016

Heat, Humidity and a long haired, stubborn preschooler don’t mix! Sapulpa mom Tami Gomez, didn’t intend on going into business when she started making charmed headbands for her daughter, Jacey. She saw a way to make something better and took matters into her own hands. Now however, Tami’s headbands are in high demand. [wdca_ad id=”2153″ […]

Sapulpa woman has her car stolen while she stands 15ft away

June 24, 2016

Jordan Ascencio was hunting for cabinets for her dad when it happened. As she stepped out of her car to check out a garage sale at the corner of Cleveland and Elm on Friday morning, she never suspected she was about to be the victim of a theft. “I never leave my keys in my […]

Letter to the Editor: “In his defense”

June 21, 2016

This letter to the Editor was originally published in the June 21st edition of Sapulpa Daily Herald. It was sent to Sapulpa Times by a third-party. I am not a person who normally shares my sentiments and political views publicly. In fact, I have just recently learned how to use Facebook and Twitter over the past month […]

What’s going to happen at Monday’s Board Meeting

June 17, 2016

We previously published that the outrage at the resignation of Holmes Park Elementary Principal Bobby Alfred had driven the school board to schedule an executive session to discuss whether or not to make a statement and/or a possible vote on the situation. Though the agenda has not changed, we did make some implications that are […]