owasso history

Elizabeth Haight works out at the squat station at Owasso High School while her friends watch in July 1999.

40 Years Ago

July 12, 1979

• KVOO plaque: “#1 H.S. Band in the World”

• Dr. Dunaway to build new medical building

• Stacie Rikkola Rainbow rep. to Australia

• Brent Turpen preaches at Cumberland Presby.

• Kevin Phelps’ hit winner for Legion at Cleveland

• Mike Litttrell climbs on old water tower at Rayola

• Karen Bradley enrolled at Okla. Baptist

• Donna Lolato opens Pinocchio Child Care Cent.

• Cadet Loice Parker at ROTC Camp in Kan.

• Mike Smith bowls 248 game, gets trophy

30 Years Ago

July 13, 1989

• Aubrey Thomas resigns from sch. board; 15 yrs.

• David & Jana Gorham hired as band directors

• Sgt. Terry Laflin shows Mayor Pat Marlar 911 equip.

• Nellie Davis named State Demolay Mom

• Bob & Pat Ross reaps 79-lb. 6-oz. cucumber

• Ambrose Solano gives Rotary Gavel to Jim McErath

• Lindsay Lee invited to Nat. Tennis Championship

• Racer Aaron Lemmons tries to keep point lead

• Mitch Myers’ 2-base hit, 3 runs; Legion #2 at Sapulpa

• Jeremy McGill backstrokes to #16 in country

20 Years Ago

July 15, 1999

• Property along 169 to become Tulsa Tech Campus

• John Mikos, YCMA dir., says $650K expansion

• Athlete Elizabeth Haight shown weight-lifting

• Chamber Adm. Assist. Linda Pennekamp resigns

• Kristin Hepner,10, wins in Nat. Amer. Sweetheart Pag.

• Scot & Maxine Calhoun celeb 65 yrs. marriage

• Katie Thompson/Chase Clattenberg Tops at Hodson

• Ashley Cummings wins Eta Mu award at Hodson

• Mark Fivecoats’ 12th grade Stars win KC Tny.

• Heidi Kirk leads group to Switzerland

10 Years Ago

July 7 & 9, 2009

• Linda Lewis, Blue Star Mother, adds love to packages

• Chaplin Austin Cataudella/Troop 99 go 86 miles in NM

• Kaitlyn Mann state finalist in Nat. Amer. Miss Pag.

• Ethan Gazaway & John Fowler in State soccer game

• Michael, George & Robert Shouse = 68 yrs. military serv.

• Lonnie & Rosalyn Williams wed 50 yrs.

• Thomas Shannon to Nat. Horseshoe Pitch World Tny.

• Jack Montooth pens memories of father “Pap”

• Jennifer Kirby, Comm. Center Dir., featured

• Haley Sims Eta Mu OHS Outstanding Girl