Chieftain Band Members Sweep Superior Ratings at OSSAA District Contest

Chieftain Band Members Sweep Superior Ratings at OSSAA District Contest

Saturday March 5 Sapulpa High School hosted band and orchestra members from around Northeastern Oklahoma. Over 700 students showcased their talent competing in 341 solos and 213 ensembles. Students who received a superior rating in ensemble and solo (with a few other requirements) qualified to go to state competition next month. Sapulpa Instrumental Music Department…

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

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…

Sapulpa Author’s Book about “hounds, heaven and the hereafter” is now available on Amazon

Sapulpa Author’s Book about “hounds, heaven and the hereafter” is now available on Amazon

UPDATE: The book is now available on Amazon. You can see a preview here and purchase on Kindle or in paperback. — A year in the writing, Don Diehl’s conversational book with his hound dog “Sadie” is due off the press this week and will be available on Amazon and soon at several area book-signing…

Fire at Sapulpa retirement facility causes dozens to evacuate early Tuesday

Fire at Sapulpa retirement facility causes dozens to evacuate early Tuesday

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…

Oklahoma auditor criticizes Creek County land purchase

Oklahoma auditor criticizes Creek County land purchase

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…