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  • The REAL STORY about the Oologah Town Board meeting

    The REAL STORY about the Oologah Town Board meeting

    Boy, are our faces red. Somehow a June town board story found its way onto the front page of this week’s Leader instead a story about the Sept. 22 meeting. Here’s the correct story with our apologies. We’re blaming it on the computers.  Building a community center is not easy By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer [...]

  • Robert Dean Curtis

    Robert Dean Curtis

    Robert Dean (Bob) Curtis, 82, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep Sept. 24, 2016. He was born Dec. 9, 1933 in Dodge City, KS the oldest child of Harry and Verla (Jobe) Curtis.  He graduated from Neosho High School in 1951.  Almost immediately after graduation, he and his cousin Richard joined the Navy.  [...]

  • Okla. Polling, Fundraising Data Hints at Tighter Trump Win

    Okla. Polling, Fundraising Data Hints at Tighter Trump Win

    By Trevor Brown, Oklahoma Watch Recent polling and fundraising numbers seem to confirm that Donald Trump will likely win Oklahoma’s seven electoral votes this November. Trump has now outraised Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the state for the third consecutive month. And a statewide poll out this month shows Trump leading Clinton by 15 percentage [...]

  • Oologah Historical Museum joins in Homecoming celebration.

    Oologah Historical Museum joins in Homecoming celebration.

    The Oologah Historical Museum is joining in the celebration of the 2016 Homecoming. The museum will be open at the end of the school day and close at the end of the parade on Sept. 29th. They will sell Tropical Sno snowcones, candy bars, pop and water. T-shirts are also for sale.

  • Enjoy Homecoming

    Enjoy Homecoming

    Oologah High School will honor their Homecoming Candidates and announce the King and Queen at 6:30 pm Friday, Sept. 30,  under the lights at Mustang Stadium. At 7 pm, the Mustangs host Catoosa. This year the high school student body will have a vote in the King and Queen for the school. Each sport is [...]

  • John and Faith Wylie, Leader publishers

    A letter to our friends

    By John and Faith Wylie, Publishers John wrote the brief biographies of our ten new teachers this week. Almost all of them agree about why they are coming here—this is such a caring community and the school is incredible because it has such an amazing staff and public support. Faith and John can certainly relate [...]

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The REAL STORY about the Oologah Town Board meeting

The REAL STORY about the Oologah Town Board meeting

[ 0 ] September 28, 2016

Boy, are our faces red. Somehow a June town board story found its way onto the front page of this week’s Leader instead a story about the Sept. 22 meeting. Here’s the correct story with our apologies. We’re blaming it on the computers.  Building a community center is not easy By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer [...]

Robert Dean Curtis

Robert Dean Curtis

[ 0 ] September 27, 2016

Robert Dean (Bob) Curtis, 82, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep Sept. 24, 2016. He was born Dec. 9, 1933 in Dodge City, KS the oldest child of Harry and Verla (Jobe) Curtis.  He graduated from Neosho High School in 1951.  Almost immediately after graduation, he and his cousin Richard joined the Navy.  [...]

Okla. Polling, Fundraising Data Hints at Tighter Trump Win

Okla. Polling, Fundraising Data Hints at Tighter Trump Win

[ 0 ] September 23, 2016

By Trevor Brown, Oklahoma Watch Recent polling and fundraising numbers seem to confirm that Donald Trump will likely win Oklahoma’s seven electoral votes this November. Trump has now outraised Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the state for the third consecutive month. And a statewide poll out this month shows Trump leading Clinton by 15 percentage [...]

Oologah Historical Museum joins in Homecoming celebration.

Oologah Historical Museum joins in Homecoming celebration.

[ 0 ] September 22, 2016

The Oologah Historical Museum is joining in the celebration of the 2016 Homecoming. The museum will be open at the end of the school day and close at the end of the parade on Sept. 29th. They will sell Tropical Sno snowcones, candy bars, pop and water. T-shirts are also for sale.

Cheerleaders heading to State

Cheerleaders heading to State

[ 0 ] September 21, 2016

The Lady Mustang Cheer Squad is heading to State this weekend. Those traveling to the Gallagher Iba Arena in Stillwater Saturday include: (front row from left) Kori McManus, Kendal Ouverson, Kailyn Giertz, Lindsey Johns, Maggie Long, Ashlee Johnson, Michaela Parks, Alexis Cooper. Second row: Brittini Bisceglia, Colbi Jackson, Kylee Dement, Josie Butcher, Destrye Sharp, Hannah [...]

Enjoy Homecoming

Enjoy Homecoming

[ 0 ] September 21, 2016

Oologah High School will honor their Homecoming Candidates and announce the King and Queen at 6:30 pm Friday, Sept. 30,  under the lights at Mustang Stadium. At 7 pm, the Mustangs host Catoosa. This year the high school student body will have a vote in the King and Queen for the school. Each sport is [...]

Sports Wrapup

Sports Wrapup

[ 0 ] September 15, 2016

Excerpts from sports reporter Jennifer Hertel in this week’s Leader. For the complete stories, pick up a copy of this week’s Leader. The lights went up Friday, Sept 9, as the Oologah Mustangs set to face off against the Skiatook Bulldogs. But the lights went out for the visitors as the Mustangs scored their second [...]

This week’s newspaper: Joys and concerns

This week’s newspaper: Joys and concerns

[ 0 ] September 15, 2016

To the community: In 33 years of publishing the Leader, we cannot remember an issue with the roller coaster impact of this week’s. It has heart-warming stories—a beloved teen recovering from terrible injuries helped by enormous community support, Mustang athletes showing skill and class on and off the field, fun community events, local residents being [...]

Bill Collins

Bill Collins

[ 2 ] September 13, 2016

Bill Collins, 86, former Oologah resident and community leader, passed away Friday, August 25, 2016 at Miami, FL Veteran’s Hospital. He was born in Dewar February 28, 1930 to the late William and Callie Collins. He served our nation with great honor in the U.S. Army.  He was a member of the Oologah Assembly of [...]

Marie Usrey

Marie Usrey

[ 0 ] September 13, 2016

Marie Ann Usrey, 83 of Talala passed away on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 in Talala with her family by her side. She was born July 6, 1933 in Olney, the daughter of the late Vindle D. Ray and Ona Lucile Brothers Ray.  She married the late Gerald Edward Usrey on November 28, 1954 in Bogey [...]