“Creek County Drug Take Back Day” happening on October 21st

“Creek County Drug Take Back Day” happening on October 21st

On Friday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Creek County Partnership for Success and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal…

66-foot-tall vintage-inspired gas pump nears completion at Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum

66-foot-tall vintage-inspired gas pump nears completion at Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum

A new 66-foot-tall vintage-inspired gas pump is about to be added to the long list of eye-catching attractions along Route 66 in Oklahoma. The Heart of Route Auto Museum is nearing completion of its 66-foot-tall vintage-inspired gas pump. Sponsored by American Heritage Bank, the gas pump will help draw visitors to the museum, a 10,000-square-foot…

Audio: Study touts benefits of concurrent enrollment

Audio: Study touts benefits of concurrent enrollment

Oklahoma’s concurrent enrollment tuition waiver program allows qualifying high school juniors and seniors to enroll in college classes before they actually graduate.  Eligible seniors can actually get tuition waivers for up to six credit hours a semester.  The idea is to encourage high school students to jump start their college education while saving their families…

Sen. Treat comments on Supreme Court’s ruling on pro-life measure

Sen. Treat comments on Supreme Court’s ruling on pro-life measure

State Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, issued the following statement after the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled pro-life legislation approved in 2015 was unconstitutional because it covered multiple subjects.  Treat was principal author of Senate Bill 642. “The Oklahoma Supreme Court too often wields its power to strike down good legislation because a bill doesn’t suit…

Video: hundreds of students gather at area schools for worship, prayer
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Video: hundreds of students gather at area schools for worship, prayer

Twenty-six years ago, ten students decided to take action to make a difference at their school by gathering around the flagpole to pray for their peers, their families and their country. This morning, millions prayed on their campuses around the country in an especially important event. Among those millions were the hundreds of students that gathered…

Could what happened at ITT happen at CentralTech?
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Could what happened at ITT happen at CentralTech?

You may have heard about ITT Tech closing up all of it’s campuses earlier this month, after having been in operation for over 50 years. There’s a lot to that story, with more information still coming out, but many of us wondered if our darling Vo-Tech School Central Tech—based out of Drumright, but with a…

Janet Ann Hibberd

Janet Ann Hibberd

Janet Ann Perkins Hibberd, of Sapulpa, passed from this life into eternity on September 9th, 2016. She was born to Ernest and Mary Delores Perkins on March 11, 1954. Raised in Liberty Mounds, Oklahoma, Janet graduated from Liberty Mounds High School in 1972 and met her husband Ralph Hibberd a few years later, in 1978….

“Tattoo Raffle” for Holmes Park Elementary ends on Friday
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“Tattoo Raffle” for Holmes Park Elementary ends on Friday

When local activist and business owner Brandon Mull noticed that his son’s teacher at Holmes Park Elementary was trying to raise money for a “learning station rug” that would help students learn placements, spacing, letters and numbers—he knew he wanted to help. The teacher already had a GoFundMe page set up to raise, but Mull—who…