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The Sapulpa Historical Society's own Pete Egan Named Citizen Of The Year

Sapulpa’s Chamber annually selects a person as an ideal example of the local citizenry. Last year’s Citizen of the Year, OG&E’s Chuck Mitchell was tabbed to highlight and introduce this year’s winner.

“Not a better choice could have been made. He has a giant heart, he is a granddad active in local affairs,” Mitchell said.

Mitchell asked that Pete Egan to rise and come to the fore of the room, and accept his Citizen of the Year Award.
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Historical Society Recognizes Yocham

Thursday evening the Sapulpa Historical Society recognized Sapulpa Historical Museum Director Emeritus Doris Yocham for her years of service.

“Doris is the life-blood of the museum,” Sapulpa Historical Society President David Robertson said. “She is at the heart of the museum’s growth and development.”

Yocham, age 84, served as docent, foundation trustee, board member, board president and treasurer and volunteer Robertson said.

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Sapulpa Historical Museum meets Hollywood!

Vintage cars stored at the Sapulpa Historical Museum drove back into history recently when they were filmed for an upcoming movie.

The film, "Billy Fail," is a 90-minute film expected to be completed this summer for submission to a film festival or a movie distributor, said TU Professor Jeff Van Hanken, who is involved in filming the movie.

"This is great. We have a number of old buildings, and I think it's good exposure for us. We like to see Oklahoma being used in the film industry," said Doris Yocham, director of the Sapulpa Historical Museum.

"I think we have talent here, and I'm happy they could use our cars,
because that's what our museum is all about."
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For more information about the film "Billy Fail", please click here to
visit the movie website.

1923 Ford Model A, on display at
the Sapulpa Historical Museum.

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