Incidents

SATURDAY HOUSE FIRE Sapulpa Fire Department quickly responded to a fire on Main Street in Sapulpa. CHARLES BETZLER PHOTO

Saturday Fire Damages Sapulpa House

BY CHARLES BETZLER, HERALD WRITER SAPULPA –– A fire broke out around noon on Saturday at a house on South Main Street. The Sapulpa Herald was on the scene and spoke to Larry Robertson, who reported the fire and notified the occupant.  “I was at Braum’s across the street buying milk,” Robertson said. “I looked across the […]

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CHARLES BETZLER PHOTOS DAN HOWARD stands in front of an airplane at the hanger.

Sapulpa Pilot Dan Howard Happy to be Here After Emergency Landing on 49th West Avenue

BY CHARLES BETZLER, HERALD WRITER SAPULPA – Sapulpa native Dan Howard, the owner of Dan Howard Aircraft Sales, LLC, had no idea that his short test flight, early Wednesday evening, December 13, would end in an emergency landing on 49th West Avenue. “I was doing an engine break-in run. I bought this airplane three years ago from a

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Sapulpa Herald December 29, 1917

Today in History: Mystery Fire Destroys Downtown Sapulpa Stores

From the December 29, 1917 edition of the Sapulpa Daily Herald. Max Meyer Clothing and Mize Drug Stores Burn With Loss of $65,000 Mystery Blaze Called Flame Fighters Forth at 2:20 O’clock to Battle Flame and Ice. Berryhill Building Was Damaged Sparks from the Fire. The loss on the Mzie Drug Store and the Meyer

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Plane Crashes in Sapulpa

A Cessna 210 airplane with six seats crashed on 49th West Ave., about a half-mile north of the Creek Turnpike, in Sapulpa on Wednesday night. Oklahoma State Troopers said the pilot was the only person on board and fortunately, was not hurt. The plane sustained some damage to the left wing and underneath it.

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Today in History: Thanksgiving Day Man-Hunt in Western Part of County Ends in Capture of Robbers

From the November 24, 1950 Sapulpa Daily Herald. Californians Nabbed after Hi-Jacking Another Californian By Jack Powell Seven highway patrol cars, a patrol plane and Creek county officers combed all roads in the western part of the county for hours yesterday on a cold Thanksgiving day man-hunt for two armed men who robbed a young

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Sapulpa Woman Hit By Truck

DARREN SUMNER PHOTO Creek County Ambulance and the Sapulpa Fire Department responded to a car accident Monday morning on South Main St. near Lock Supply Company. A female was struck by a pickup. The victim suffered minor injuries and was taken the the hospital.

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Sapulpa Running Back Blake Hurt Recovering From Scary Injury

SAPULPA – After getting injured midway through the fourth quarter in last Friday night’s big 50-0 football win over Glenpool, Sapulpa running back Blake Hurt spent the night in the hospital. The game was delayed for about 20 minutes as Hurt, a sophomore backup running back, stayed down with a neck/head injury. An ambulance showed

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