Places

Livin’ Green Thrift Store now offering book prices that will appeal to everyone

March 11, 2016

One of Sapulpa’s most popular thrift stores is about to get even more so. Livin’ Green Thrift Store, located on 617 N. Mission St, has just released a new system for selling their books that are available outside the front entrance. The catch? It’s based on the honor system. A bright, and well-written sign hanging […]

Fire breaks out at Sapulpa home

March 10, 2016

Crews extinguished a fire near Hobson and Adams in Sapulpa Wednesday. Crews said the homeowners called firefighters just before 9 Wednesday night. He said he initially thought someone was breaking into his home, but then realized it was on fire. The homeowner reportedly tried to put the fire out with a hose, but the flames […]

Fire at Sapulpa retirement facility causes dozens to evacuate early Tuesday

March 8, 2016

More than 60 residents of a Sapulpa retirement facility were forced to evacuate after a fire early Tuesday. The fire started on a second-floor balcony of the retirement wing at Inverness Village, 3800 W. 71st St., about 1 a.m., Sapulpa Fire Department Battalion Chief D.J. Keizor said. When crews arrived, an evacuation process was in […]

Antique pole stolen off Rex’s Barbershop in Sapulpa

March 3, 2016

The pole was stolen from Rex’s Barbershop near MLK and Mission Street in Sapulpa. Police said they do not know why the someone would steal the pole, but the pole reportedly cost between $800 and $1,000. Police said the thief pried the pole off the wall outside the barbershop. The owner said he came to […]

Oklahoma auditor criticizes Creek County land purchase

March 1, 2016

The audit also found the county had to pay $73,302 in interest unnecessarily on the purchase because paperwork wasn’t filed in a timely manner with the county clerk. The state auditor on Monday criticized Creek County commissioners, saying they violated the state constitution when they acquired 226 acres in 2013. “Ultimately, the problem we have […]

Sapulpa residents fight duplex construction, say it will increase traffic and crime

February 24, 2016

The Sapulpa Metro Area Planning Commission voted Tuesday to approve the rezoning of 40 lots near West Fife Avenue and North Gray Street, which would allow developers to build single family homes and duplexes. The Sapulpa City Council still has to approve the plan, but the developer is hoping to use the land to build […]

Neighbors fight dirt pit expansion proposal in Sapulpa

February 23, 2016

Editor’s Note: Sapulpa Times will be releasing a full story on this later today. —   Sapulpa residents said they do not want a dirt pit expansion there. A commission will vote on whether or not to allow the expansion on what is now a golf course. Residents said the land should be used for […]

Sapulpa auto museum, industrial park, signs of good things to come

February 22, 2016

SAPULPA — With a downturn in oil prices comes a double-edged sword — it’s good for consumers, and bad for energy companies. Sapulpa has found itself right in the crossroads. Many of its energy-based businesses will feel the adverse effect of cheaper gasoline; however, more people could flock to the city to be a part […]

Grass fire threatens Sapulpa power lines

February 18, 2016

  The call came in around 11:45 a.m. when residents say fire started near power lines. Crews believe those lines started the fire and are investigating how it happened. A fire broke out around 11:45 The fire started near some power lines; residents tried to put it out Some flames were still lit in a […]

Creek County crews working to open 81st Street Corridor

February 17, 2016

Creek County crews are in stages of opening the 81st Street Corridor Corridor will connect New Sapulpa Road to Highway 97 on West 81st Street Project will cost $6 million, slated to have ground breaking in July or August Officials hope corridor will open the area to retail and industrial business Crews in Creek County […]