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Man pronounced dead following car crash in Lincoln County
Tragedy strikes in Lincoln County as a 37-year-old loses life in a car crash. The vehicle veered off the road, crashed into a tree, and rolled over. Despite rescue efforts by Chandler Fire and EMS, the driver, identified as Derik Melson, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Cushing's Triple Treat: Three Must-Try Mexican Restaurants
This article presents three exquisite Mexican restaurants located in Cushing. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these spots? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in cushing, OK
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to cushing..
Family of 23-year-old Sapulpa homicide victim speaks out
SAPULPA, Okla. — The FBI is now investigating a homicide in Sapulpa involving the death of 23-year-old Aaron Bendele.
Community Mourns Loss of Selfless Teen in Triple-Fatal Crash near Cushing
A tragic triple-fatal crash in Cushing, Oklahoma claims the life of a well-loved 18-year-old high school graduate, Kyle Sams. Known for selflessness and a passion for volunteering, Sams' legacy is remembered by friends and schoolmates. A GoFundMe has been set up to assist with unexpected funeral costs.
Eyewitness Recounts Tragic Crash Near Cushing that Claimed Three Lives
Witness the chilling account of a local worker who describes the moments surrounding a fatal head-on collision near Cushing. The crash, allegedly caused by a driver falling asleep at the wheel, claimed three lives and caused significant traffic disruption.
Today in History: 9,500 On Hand to Greet Santa at 1954 Christmas Parade
From the December 12, 1954 edition of the Sapulpa Daily Herald. Winners are Named for Float Contest Santa Claus himself, driving eight miniature mules, made an early visit to Sapulpa yesterday, as guest of honor in the city’s Christmas parade. In the parade, the Roundup club and the Fire Light Bluebirds groups won top honors …
OHP issues Silver Alert for woman last seen in Bristow
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has issued a Silver Alert on behalf of the Creek County Sheriff's Office for a missing 70-year-old woman.
Sapulpa Christmas Chute features Native Culture for the holidays
SAPULPA, Okla. – A new attraction that popped up on the Mvskoke Reservation last holiday season has now become a tradition for many Native and non Native families alike. The Route 66 Sapulpa Christmas Chute returned to Sapulpa’s downtown district, and along with it the Sapulpa Indian Education department’s teepee display. This marks the sophomore year for both the chute and the teepee featured at it.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatalities Result from Tire Blowout and Officer-Involved Shooting in Lincoln County, Oklahoma
Two incidents occurred in Lincoln County, Oklahoma this week resulting in fatalities. The first incident involved a tire blowout on State Highway 99, causing a truck to lose control and collide with a tree, resulting in the deaths of two men from Tulsa. The second incident was an officer-involved shooting in Prague, where deputies responded to a domestic incident and encountered an adult male armed with a knife. The individual charged towards the deputies, leading to a deadly shooting.
Spotlight on Sapulpa: Headlines for December 11th
Monday, December 11, 1933, Sapulpa Herald: Pawnee-Creek BYPU Meet Plans Complete. “The Pawnee-Creek associational BYPU will meet tomorrow night in Bristow in the church basement at 6:30 o’clock. The events of the evening will be started off by a covered dish luncheon…The program planned for this session follows: at 7:15 song service led by Clyde Smith of Sapulpa; 7:30, ‘We’re Glad You Came,’ TW Medearis, Bristow; 7:40, ‘We’re Glad You Asked Us,’ by George Wilhite, Sapulpa; 7:50, quartet, Sapulpa First Church; 8 o’clock, devotional, Rev. Noah James, Slick; 8:15, sword drill intermediate group; 8:30, inspirational address, TH Farmer, Oklahoma City. At 8:45, a playlet will be presented. It is entitled ‘The Choosers’ and will be put on by the Live Wires of Bristow. At 9 o’clock, a talk will be given by Lawrence Shiplett of Depew entitled ‘The Men Who Walk Alone.’ Business reports and awarding of banners will be given at 9:10. Benediction at 9:30 by Rev. Drake, pastor of Drumright Church.”
Sapulpa Parks celebrates the grand opening of the Kelly Lane Park Story Trail
On Saturday afternoon, a small crowd of friends and interested onlookers joined members of the Sapulpa Parks Department, the Sapulpa Public Library, and the local TSET Healthy Living Program Serving Creek County to introduce the official grand opening of the Kelly Lane Park Story Trail, a new feature of Kelly Lane Park.
OHP: 2 people dead after crash just south of Stroud
LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said two people are dead after a crash just south of Stroud. Get the latest news stories of interest by clicking here. On Tuesday, officials responded to a crash at Highway 99 and 910 Road. According to officials, the car experienced a tire blowout, causing the car to lose control.
9 To Know: 2 Triple Fatality Wrecks, 2 Suspicious Deaths, Hunter Biden Indictment
Oklahoma Highway Patrol says heavy smoke along the HE Bailey turnpike caused a crash that killed three people Thursday. It happened along I-44 near Chickasha after a nearby grass fire. The names of the three victims have not been released. Oklahoma Highway Patrol says three people were killed in a...
After hunter illegally shot monster buck, Oklahoma game wardens looking for information
Oklahoma game wardens are seeking the public's help with locating the hunter who illegally took a monster buck from a licensed cervidae facility. The deer was shot and subsequently dragged through the fence at a facility east of Highway 48 and 341st St. South near Bristow. The buck was taken between Friday...
This Week in Sapulpa History: Sapulpa’s hand-made glass
Frank and Bessie Alice with their three children: Alberta Victoria, Kingley Edward, and Violet May, had finally arrived in Sapulpa. After a short train ride, the family moved from Chanute, Kansas. The family had hoped on the Sante Fe railway from Chanute to Claremore, Oklahoma. From there, they took the line to Sapulpa via the Frisco railway.
Woman admits trafficking $177,000 worth of meth
(Stillwater, Okla.) — In one of the largest methamphetamine seizures in Payne County, a 38-year-old woman from Muskogee County has admitted possessing approximately 19.8 pounds of the drug with a street value of $177,000, during a traffic stop in Stillwater. Holly Amanda Lynch of Warner pleaded guilty on Nov....
Today the gas price is close to $2.75 in Drumright as of 2023-12-10. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.158, a week ago the price is $3.243 , according to AAA.
Sapulpa woman runs the New York City Marathon
On November 4th, while most Oklahomans were sporting orange or crimson and watching the Bedlam game, Sapulpan Sharleen Dupee was halfway across the country completing an amazing achievement: she was running the New York City Marathon. It was her first-ever marathon, and she was fighting an injury. Dupee, whose husband...
City of Oilton issues boil water advisory
OILTON, Okla. --- The City of Oilton has issued a boil water advisory for Oilton PWA customers.