Special Interest

Food Drive for HS Food Pantry at Tonight’s Football game

October 28, 2016

Sapulpa High School has a new food pantry for the students who are “food insecure”. But they need your help in keeping it stocked! Food Insecurity: the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. When you come to the game tonight, please bring any non-perishable food items (no frozen […]

Did you miss the “Drug Take Back Day” last week? No problem.

October 24, 2016

You might’ve missed the “Drug Take Back Day” that Walgreens held last week. Maybe you found yourself with a bunch of expired prescriptions or somehow got ahold of someone else’s stash that they wanted to get rid of. Luckily, there’s a local resource that will provide exactly the same service under the same conditions. It’s the […]

Where does Omega 3 come from and why is it important?

October 24, 2016

By: Amber Behrens Omega 3 begins in the ocean with one of the basic organisms, algae. Using energy from the sun, these algae create a short and long chain fatty acids. Two long-chain forms are particularly important to  human health- DHA and EPA. Omega 3’s are called “essential” because we need them for proper health […]

Sapulpa has ties to historic “Grapette” drink

September 21, 2016

When’s the last time you drank an ice-cold Grapette? Well I have been drinking my fill the past several weeks after discovering the drink is still around—as close as the shelves of my local Walmart. And (my wife thinks I’m crazy), I’ve been drinking it from glass Grapette bottles I refrigerate overnight. At least one […]

Award-winning Claire Lynch Trio to perform in Perkins, OK

July 26, 2016

UPDATE: Buy tickets to the show here! Multi-award winner, Claire Lynch, brings her crystalline voice and razor sharp band to Old Perkins Methodist Church in Perkins, OK on September 20th as part of The Claire Lynch Band’s 2016 tour. Twice Grammy-nominated, Claire Lynch is a pioneer and a traditionalist, continually pushing the boundaries of the […]

From OK to UK: Part 4 – Last stop, London!

July 11, 2016

NOTE: This is the final story in a series of four about the experiences of a group of Kiefer students who traveled to the Republic of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom earlier this month. Read part 1 here, read part 2 here, and read part 3 here. — From Edinburgh, the group traveled […]

From OK to UK: Part 3 – Lake Poets and exotic foods

July 10, 2016

NOTE: This is the third in a series of four stories about the experiences of a group of Kiefer students who traveled to the Republic of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom earlier this summer. Read part 1 here or Part 2 here. Their stay in Wales was brief, and the group of Kiefer […]

From OK to UK: Part 2 – Paranormal activity in Wales

July 9, 2016

NOTE: This is the second in a series of four stories about the experiences of a group of Kiefer students who traveled to the Republic of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom earlier this month. Read Part 1 here. After four days in Ireland, the group of eight Kiefer High School students, their teacher […]

From OK to UK: Students in Creek County see the world

July 8, 2016

NOTE: This is the first in a series of four stories about the experiences of a group of Kiefer students who traveled to the Republic of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom earlier this month. “Travel,” they said. “See the world,” they said. So, they did. Eight Kiefer High School students, their teacher and […]

State Question 777 is bad for Farmers, bad for Creek County

June 27, 2016

I worked in business for years—but we always gardened for over forty years and back in 1992 we opened a small greenhouse business called The Peppermint Dragon. I continued to work and even finished college and ran two farmers markets—Jenks and Downtown Tulsa (I am retired from doing either now as we sell directly from […]