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Sapulpa TeePee Drive-In renovation coming along

SAPULPA, Okla. — There’s some new neon along Route 66, this time for a the revival of drive-in theater in Sapulpa. The TeePee Drive-In sits just off Route 66 near Dewey Avenue. It originally opened in May 1950 with room for 400 cars and just one movie screen, according to the national organization Cinema Treasures.

What does it take to get a car ready for a show?

While the local car show season generally runs from March through November, the cooler weather of fall brings with it some of the area’s biggest car shows as classic car owners that avoid the heat of high summer re-emerges with their classic rides. In fact, Sapulpa just closed the book on its largest Route 66 Blowout car show field, as nearly 400 cars lined the streets of downtown Sapulpa. The upcoming weeks will see other large local fall festivals with large car shows, such as the upcoming Mounds Car Show and the Wewoka Sorghum Day car show.
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Sapulpa beats Durant to open district play

DURANT, Oklahoma (KTEN) - Despite a great performance from quarterback Jaylon Saxon, Durant lost their district opener to Sapulpa 28-14. The Lions are now 0-4 and will play at Glenpool next Friday.

SWCS aiming for 3rd straight, hosts Bulldogs

Aiming for three in a row. Southwest Covenant will be looking to wrap up the non-district season with a third straight win Friday when Davenport comes to town for a 7 p.m. kickoff at Taylor Park. The Patriots, 3-1, will be facing a 1-2 Bulldog team that is coming off...

Patient accused of attacking Cushing hospital nurse

(Stillwater, Okla.) — A patient in the emergency room of the Cushing hospital has been charged with assault and battery on a registered nurse, who was giving him a Covid test. An arrest warrant has been issued for Gregory Anthony Retherford, 52, of Cushing, who reportedly was being treated...

Dancing Skeleton Meadery opens on Main Street, live music on Friday

Because it’s on the side of the Main Street Shopping Center, which houses longtime tenants like Subway and Little Caesar’s, you might think a place like Dancing Skeleton Meadery is “off the beaten path,”—and you’d be right. But somehow, the odd location fits the entire theme of Sapulpa’s new meadery.

Firefighters battle house fire in west Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — Crews are working to put out a house fire in west Tulsa Wednesday morning. Sapulpa firefighters are battling the house fire near West 61st Street and South 33rd West Avenue near Sapulpa. The house is fully collapsed. A nearby tree also caught fire. Firefighters did not...

New Fire Station In Sapulpa Nearing Completion

Work is underway to improve response times for firefighters in Sapulpa. The Sapulpa Fire Department is about a month away from opening a new fire station and officials hope it will make things much safer for residents. News On 6's Autumn Bracey was live on Tuesday with details.

RV bursts into flames in Town West

Shortly before 9 p.m Monday, a motorhome caught fire on Old Highway 66 behind Harbor Freight in Town West Shopping Center. Sapulpa Residents Ben and Melissa Miller were coming back from Tulsa on Skelly Drive when they saw smoke and flames rising above the Harbor Freight. Thinking the store was on fire, they drove into the shopping center parking lot and discovered that the fire was behind the store. Melissa Miller said the heat from the flames was so intense she could feel it standing at the edge of the parking lot.

19-Year-Old Dies In Creek County Crash

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a fatal rollover crash along Highway 33, west of Sapulpa. Troopers say 19-year-old Carson Boyle, of Cushing, Oklahoma, was killed after a single-car crash on Monday morning. According to Troopers Boyle rolled his vehicle three times after driving off the road along...

Homeless man arrested in Sapulpa for throwing rocks at moving cars

A homeless man from Arkansas was arrested in Sapulpa after police were called and told that he was throwing rocks at cars as they passed him on Mission Street. According to the arrest affidavit, 43-year-old Benjamin Hewes was spotted by an officer responding to the call throwing “large red bricks” onto Mission Street. Hewes told police that people were “chasing him,” and that he “couldn’t get anyone to help him.” Hewes allegedly told police that he had walked to Sapulpa from Fort Smith, Arkansas.

ODL Board Meeting

We're hitting the road for the next meeting of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries Board.

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The Oolagah Mustangs host Cleveland this Friday for their first District action of the season. The Mustangs sit at 1-2 currently after a week 2 loss to Claremore 33-31. They had a bye week last week and were able to fine tune some things that needed fixing. Head Coach Derrin...
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KHS cheer 3rd at regional, reaches state

Crescent will have the opportunity to defend its cheer state championship and will do so - yet again - as a regional champ. The Tiger squad earned that distinction at last Saturday’s Class 2A regional championships held at Stroud High School. Crescent is one of three local squads to...

Eyelash artisan sues state licensing board

OKLAHOMA CITY — An eyelash artisan licensed in Texas has sued the Oklahoma Board of Cosmetology and Barbering, contending agency rules that forbid her from practicing her specialized craft in this state are unconstitutional. “This is a civil rights lawsuit to stop the state from imposing burdensome, irrational and...