🌱 Curbside recycling returns in January + Leftovers found on 5 E

Get up and over to them, Tulsa! It’s Saturday, so let’s start with everything you need to know in town today.


First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Rather cloudy and mild. High: 64 Low: 53.


Here are the best stories today in Tulsa:

  1. After a fire in April 2021 at the city’s primary recycling plant interrupted its regular operations, curbside recycling will resume in Tulsa January 31, 2022. Waste and recycling will be collected separately from that day. The city says Recycling and transfer of Tulsa installed a new system as a result of the fire, caused by a lithium-ion battery. (kjrh.com)
  2. A man admitted Tulsa Police that he had been recruited by a Mexican cartel to traffic drugs in the United States. The man said he paid a smuggler thousands of dollars to help him enter the country and had only been here a few weeks before his arrest. Sgt. Zeller of PD from Tulsa said the drug trafficker told investigators he originally came to America to find a restaurant job, but was quickly drawn to the “easy money” of the heroin trade. (News on 6)
  3. A Tulsa the company donated over $ 10,000 worth of coats, backpacks and school supplies to Union Elementary School. (news9.com KWTV)
  4. Tulsa Police are investigating after human remains were found inside an abandoned house that caught fire early Friday morning. Police say the fire broke out in a house near 5th Street East and Avenue d’Utica Sud. Police said after the fire was extinguished, firefighters carried out a second search of the house and found the remains of a woman in a room at the back. (News on 6)

Today in Tulsa:

  • Tulsa Farmer’s Market – Cherry Street Farmer’s Market (8:30 am)
  • Bixby Holiday Arts & Crafts Show – Bixby Chamber of Commerce (9:00 am)
  • LaFortune Park Holiday Arts and Crafts Show (9:30 a.m.)
  • Holiday Market – Kendall Whittier Main Street (10:00 am)
  • Broken Arrow Civitan Christmas Parade (10:00 am)
  • Pet Photography Fundraiser: Christmas Edition! (12h00)
  • Santa Claus conquering the Martians (2:00 p.m.)
  • Patient A – A Play by Lee Blessing – Oklahomans For Equality (7:00 p.m.)
  • The WATT Festival (7:00 p.m.)

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Katarina Betterton

About me: Katarina enjoys reading and writing. Her hobbies include cooking her grandmother’s recipes, learning new languages, and making crafts. She and her husband live with their pooch, Ledger, and Shiba Inu, Mikasa, who are both way too cute for their own good.