Got Clean Water? Report Shows 700+ Oklahoma Waterways are “Impaired” with Pollution, Disease

Chuck Threadgill, with his binder documenting a 10-year battle with ODEQ. When Chuck Threadgill attended Frank Lucas’ town hall on February 22 stating his ongoing concerns about a polluted intermittent creek which flows across his property, and the effluent waste water his neighbors were producing, many believed it was a recent concern. It is not….

Creek County Democrats Announce 2017 Scholarship Winners

Creek County Democrats Announce 2017 Scholarship Winners

The Creek County Democrats are delighted to announce the winners of the Creek County Democratic Party Scholarships for 2017.  Hannah Idlett of Drumright High School and Ira Hurst, who attends Bristow High, are this year’s winners.  Each will be awarded $1000.00. Scholarship Committee members Mary West and Jane Johnson of Sapulpa, and Denise Ashley and…

PHOTOS: 2 Sapulpa Students, 2 Other Area Students Make McPherson College Honor Roll
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PHOTOS: 2 Sapulpa Students, 2 Other Area Students Make McPherson College Honor Roll

McPherson College has recognized its highest academic achievers in their fall 2016 Honor Roll and Honorable Mention students. To qualify for the Honor Roll, students must be a full-time student and earn a grade point average of 3.55 or higher during the previous term. Students earning a grade-point average from 3.25 to 3.54 are named…

Holiday Stroll Opens The Season for Sapulpa

Holiday Stroll Opens The Season for Sapulpa

For every family, there’s that event that officially kicks off the holidays for them. Maybe it’s Thanksgiving Dinner with your family. Maybe it’s Black Friday shopping. Maybe it’s putting up the tree. For Sapulpa, it’s some combination of The Holiday Open House, the Lights On Sapulpa, the Shop Small Saturday event and the Downtown Holiday…

Study finds Uncompensated Care Fund crucial for Oklahomans’ health
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Study finds Uncompensated Care Fund crucial for Oklahomans’ health

OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the Senate Health and Human Services met Tuesday to hear from local healthcare organizations about the importance of the health center uncompensated care fund (UCF) to the health and well-being of Oklahomans.  The Oklahoma Department of Health stopped distributing payments to federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) for health care to…

Mini-season discounted theatre tickets are going fast!

Mini-season discounted theatre tickets are going fast!

Tickets for the Sapulpa Community Theatre’s mini-season are in sale, and time is running out to get a special discounted rate on those tickets. “We’re currently changing our calendar from a fiscal year to a calendar year basis, and we have the overlapping time this season only,” said SCT board president Debbie Pope. “So we’ve…

UPDATED: What to do this weekend in Sapulpa (May 6-8)

UPDATED: What to do this weekend in Sapulpa (May 6-8)

UPDATE: We forgot to add the Sapulpa Truck Touch! See Saturday for more details. It’s that time again. No, not time to spin the “Wheel of Morality,” (Animaniacs, anyone? Anyone? Ahem.) It’s time to get our plans in order for the weekend! Here’s what’s going down, y’all. Friday First off, if you’re only doing one…

Glenpool hosts fire school training
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Glenpool hosts fire school training

GLENPOOL — The Glenpool Fire Department was a bustle of activity last weekend during the Northeast Regional Fire School. Both classroom and live exercise training were conducted in three categories: “Advanced Fire Behavior,” “Wild Land Training” and “Wilderness Search and Rescue.” The Oklahoma State University facilitated training is available for area fire departments due to…

Sapulpa City Councilor Hopefuls Must File By Monday

Candidates for municipal office in CITY OF SAPULPA CREEK County file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, DECEMBER 14. JOY NAIFEH, Secretary of the County Election Board, said the filing period ends at 5p.m. Wednesday, DECEMBER 16. Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the County Election Board office for the indicated offices:…