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  • Joppa proves he’s not just any old robot

    Joppa proves he’s not just any old robot

    Oologah High School had an unusual visitor recently. Joppa , a full size robot joined the robotics team for the morning and also got to show off for most high school students while they were moving classes. His owner is making a few adjustments to get the air pressure just right as several students watch. [...]

  • Fun at the Birthplace on Friday and Saturday

    Fun at the Birthplace on Friday and Saturday

    Will’s Country Christmas December 2nd and 3rd Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday Enjoy Christmas Shopping, Pictures with Santa, Storytelling, Hay Rides, Wild West Shootouts, Pony Rides, Carolers, Music, Food and more…. Bring the whole family. ​Wild West Hayride Show – 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm each day ​Santa [...]

  • Service set Saturday for Coni Houghtling

    Service set Saturday for Coni Houghtling

    Service for Coni Houghtling is Saturday, Dec. 3 Constance (Coni) Elizabeth Carr Houghtling, 63, of Talala, passed away on Nov. 22, 2016 at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa. Coni was born Dec. 30, 1952 in San Antonio, Texas to Richard P. and Helen Carr, both deceased. She attended Oologah United Methodist Church from 1995 to [...]

  • Mustangs, Bulldogs to face off for gold at 7 p.m. Friday in BA

    Mustangs, Bulldogs to face off for gold at 7 p.m. Friday in BA

    For the third time in three years, the Oologah Mustangs and Wagoner Bulldogs will face off for the gold ball in 4A state football. Administrators have been notified that the game will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Broken Arrow Memorial Stadium, said Superintendent Max Tanner. The official OSSAA online bracket had not yet been [...]

  • School Board filing begins Dec. 5

    School Board filing begins Dec. 5

    School board filings start Monday, Dec. 5 Staff and news service reports Candidates for open Board of Education seats in Rogers County school districts have from 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5 through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 to file declarations of candidacy. Rogers County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said all filings will be made [...]

  • Whatever Happened to ___?

    Whatever Happened to ___?

    My Correct Views on Everything1 By Jim Norwine2 Spitting in the wind: Whatever Happened to ___? “We used to look more sober and serene. People speak without the modulation I grew up on. And so much faster. These ordinary things about living now are stranger than moon walks or cell phones.”3  “It drives me nuts [...]

  • Give peace a chance

    Give peace a chance

    LAKEVIEWS By John M. Wylie II, Editor and Publisher Ev’ry body’s talking about Revolution, evolution, flagellation, regulation, integrations, Meditations, United Nations, congratulations All we are saying is give peace a chance All we are saying is give peace a chance –John Lennon, 1970 Almost 50 years have passed since John Lennon wrote and recorded the [...]

  • 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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Joppa proves he’s not just any old robot

Joppa proves he’s not just any old robot

[ 0 ] December 1, 2016

Oologah High School had an unusual visitor recently. Joppa , a full size robot joined the robotics team for the morning and also got to show off for most high school students while they were moving classes. His owner is making a few adjustments to get the air pressure just right as several students watch. [...]

Fun at the Birthplace on Friday and Saturday

Fun at the Birthplace on Friday and Saturday

[ 0 ] December 1, 2016

Will’s Country Christmas December 2nd and 3rd Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday Enjoy Christmas Shopping, Pictures with Santa, Storytelling, Hay Rides, Wild West Shootouts, Pony Rides, Carolers, Music, Food and more…. Bring the whole family. ​Wild West Hayride Show – 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm each day ​Santa [...]

Service set Saturday for Coni Houghtling

Service set Saturday for Coni Houghtling

[ 1 ] November 28, 2016

Service for Coni Houghtling is Saturday, Dec. 3 Constance (Coni) Elizabeth Carr Houghtling, 63, of Talala, passed away on Nov. 22, 2016 at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa. Coni was born Dec. 30, 1952 in San Antonio, Texas to Richard P. and Helen Carr, both deceased. She attended Oologah United Methodist Church from 1995 to [...]

Mustangs, Bulldogs to face off for gold at 7 p.m. Friday in BA

Mustangs, Bulldogs to face off for gold at 7 p.m. Friday in BA

[ 0 ] November 26, 2016

For the third time in three years, the Oologah Mustangs and Wagoner Bulldogs will face off for the gold ball in 4A state football. Administrators have been notified that the game will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Broken Arrow Memorial Stadium, said Superintendent Max Tanner. The official OSSAA online bracket had not yet been [...]

School Board filing begins Dec. 5

School Board filing begins Dec. 5

[ 0 ] November 22, 2016

School board filings start Monday, Dec. 5 Staff and news service reports Candidates for open Board of Education seats in Rogers County school districts have from 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5 through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 to file declarations of candidacy. Rogers County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said all filings will be made [...]

Whatever Happened to ___?

Whatever Happened to ___?

[ 0 ] November 20, 2016

My Correct Views on Everything1 By Jim Norwine2 Spitting in the wind: Whatever Happened to ___? “We used to look more sober and serene. People speak without the modulation I grew up on. And so much faster. These ordinary things about living now are stranger than moon walks or cell phones.”3  “It drives me nuts [...]

Mustangs knock off Tuttle, face Clinton

Mustangs knock off Tuttle, face Clinton

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Game report from Jennifer Hertel: The boys went back and forth with Tuttle during the first half, and came out for the second half on fire, scoring a touchdown in the first minute of the third quarter. Our boys rose above the obstacles to come away with a win. Here’s a playoff bracket. If the [...]

Give peace a chance

Give peace a chance

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

LAKEVIEWS By John M. Wylie II, Editor and Publisher Ev’ry body’s talking about Revolution, evolution, flagellation, regulation, integrations, Meditations, United Nations, congratulations All we are saying is give peace a chance All we are saying is give peace a chance –John Lennon, 1970 Almost 50 years have passed since John Lennon wrote and recorded the [...]

Service held for Ralph St. John

Service held for Ralph St. John

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Ralph Franklin St. John, 81, Talala, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in a Tulsa hospital surrounded by his beloved family. He was born June 24, 1935 in Talala, He was one of Lewis and Minnie Mildred (Dudley) St. John’s four children. He grew up and spent his youth in his birth community learning the [...]

Veterans Day salute

Veterans Day salute

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Saluting our veterans Oologah Lower Elementary students perform a salute to American veterans on Veterans Day Nov. 11. The students wore replicas of military uniforms in the musical drama. In the second photo, local veterans rise to be honored at the Veterans Day Assembly at Oologah Lower Elementary school. The event was Friday morning.  “We [...]