Tulsa, OKWashington Post

Opinion:What we owe the Black Tulsans of the past

TULSA — At Tulsa’s Oaklawn Cemetery, I asked Kavin Ross, descendant of survivors of the 1921 Tulsa massacre, whether there could be bodies under the noisy nearby highway. “Ding, ding, ding!” he replied. On a hot and humid afternoon, Ross, who chairs Tulsa’s mass graves oversight committee, took me to...
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Sapulpa, OKsapulpatimes.com

1st Annual Elks & Community Golf Tournament raises $4,500

The Sapulpa Elks Lodge has updated its facility to have an event center to serve the community and to rent out to the public. The event center provides a low-cost option for citizens of Sapulpa to host celebrations of all kinds. The Elks is a nonprofit organization, so the funds...
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Taste of Summer festival held in Broken Arrow

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The Broken Arrow Chamber and Blue Bell Ice Cream have teamed up to throw an all you can eat ice cream festival. At the event, there will be all you can eat ice cream provided by Blue Bell, as well as live entertainment, food trucks, cooling stations, vendors, and the all new Get Active Zone.
Claremore, OKClaremore Progress

Living in the Light

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”. Jesus identified circumstances of blessedness for his faithful followers in Matthew 5:3-12. The eighth Beatitude states that believers who are persecuted because they represent God’s righteousness will be blessed. Persecution of Christians began in...
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Tulsa man surprises girlfriend with proposal at photo shoot

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — A Tulsa couple is one step closer to the altar after a surprise proposal. She made perfect plans for the day, but her man, Jerome Boyce, took over and popped the question. Cecee Pate thought it was time for family pictures, so she took her family...
Tulsa, OKMuskogee Daily Phoenix

Hilldale grad enters priesthood

A silent time in prayer spurred the Rev. Alessandro Calderoni's journey into the priesthood. "It was in praying before the Blessed Sacrament, in the silence, that I felt the call to give myself to Christ and the church and to serve as a priest one day," the Hilldale High School graduate said.
Tulsa, OKKTUL

Reasor's hosts third annual Supplies for Schools event

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Reasor's is hosting its third annual Supplies for Schools event. The event benefits local classroom students, and lasts until Aug. 10, 2021. “As students return to the classroom for the upcoming year, it’s imperative that they have the supplies they need to learn. We are committed to education through our annual Supplies for Schools program, that helps support under-resourced students,” said Amanda Russell, marketing and advertising director for Reasor’s.
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Tulsa, OKKTUL

La Fiesta de Tulsa celebrates at the Gathering Place

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — La Fiesta de Tulsa is a celebration of Latino and Hispanic cultures. The celebration will highlight Latin American music, dance, art, activities, décor, food and drinks. The event takes place from 6 pm - 10 pm on the QuikTrip Great Lawn at the Gathering Place and...
Broken Arrow, OKTulsa World

Non Profit: Paige Mills-Haag, Concordia Life Plan Community

Concordia Life Plan Community announced that Paige Mills-Haag has been named executive director of the newly formed Concordia Community Foundation. Previously the company’s director of fund development and a graduate of Broken Arrow High School, Mills-Haag has served on the Concordia Life Plan Community team for more than eight years. In her new role, she will manage the strategic planning, fundraising and administration of the Concordia Community Foundation.
Tulsa, OKTulsa World

Anniverary: Whitaker

John and Jeannie Whitaker of Tulsa celebrated 60 years of marriage. They were married on July 7,1961 at Hale Baptist Church in Tulsa. John retired in 2012 after 50 years as a truck driver and Jeannie is a homemaker. The couple have two children: Darlene and husband Mike of Tulsa;...
Tulsa, OKNews On 6

Gathering Place Hosting ‘La Fiesta De Tulsa’ Event Saturday

Gathering Place is celebrating Latin American and Hispanic cultures Saturday. The free event will take place on the QuikTrip Great Lawn from 6 until 10 p.m. There will be live music, an art gallery, arts and crafts market, plenty of activities for kids, as well as traditional food and drinks from different countries.
Tulsa, OKTulsa World

Watch Now: After the fire: Removal underway to make room for revamped Tulsa recycling facility

Sparks are flying once again at the facility tasked with receiving and sorting almost all of Tulsa’s recyclables, but this time, they aren’t indicative of disaster. A crew of skilled workers is about midway through the cumbersome task of cutting apart and removing Mr. Murph, American Waste Control’s material recovery machine, from the Tulsa Recycle & Transfer building north of downtown.
Tulsa, OKTahlequah Daily Press

Reasor’s kicks off Supplies for Schools promotion

TULSA – Reasor’s is hosting the third annual Supplies for Schools promotion benefiting local classroom students now through Aug. 10, 2021. “As students return to the classroom for the upcoming year, it’s imperative that they have the supplies they need to learn. We are committed to education through our annual Supplies for Schools program, that helps support under-resourced students,” said Amanda Russell, marketing and advertising director for Reasor’s.