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  • Chamber banquet is March 7

    Chamber banquet is March 7

    By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer Does Clanton’s Café really make the best chicken fried steak in America? Who will be chosen Citizen of the Year? Answers to those burning questions will be revealed on Saturday, March 7, during the Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet at the Oologah United Methodist Church. Doors will open at [...]

  • Update: Regional championship game moved to Tuesday for Ladies

    Update: Regional championship game moved to Tuesday for Ladies

    The Lady Mustangs beat Jay 50-49 on Thursday night. They face Locust Grove on Tuesday at 6:30 pm at Oologah. Both the winner and the runner-up will advance to the area tournament. The second game of the evening (boys) will feature Will Rogers and the winner of the Jay/Claremore Sequoyah game on Monday night. The [...]

  • One race in Oologah election on April 7

    One race in Oologah election on April 7

    Registered voters living in the Oologah town limits have only one contested race, but there will be a huge change in town government. Mary Jerry Holland and Vice Mayor Alice Snyder will leave their positions because they did not file for re-election to their posts. They will be replaced as trustees by Tod Estes, a [...]

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Chamber banquet is March 7

Chamber banquet is March 7

[ 0 ] February 26, 2015

By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer Does Clanton’s Café really make the best chicken fried steak in America? Who will be chosen Citizen of the Year? Answers to those burning questions will be revealed on Saturday, March 7, during the Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet at the Oologah United Methodist Church. Doors will open at [...]

Update: Regional championship game moved to Tuesday for Ladies

Update: Regional championship game moved to Tuesday for Ladies

[ 0 ] February 23, 2015

The Lady Mustangs beat Jay 50-49 on Thursday night. They face Locust Grove on Tuesday at 6:30 pm at Oologah. Both the winner and the runner-up will advance to the area tournament. The second game of the evening (boys) will feature Will Rogers and the winner of the Jay/Claremore Sequoyah game on Monday night. The [...]

[ 0 ] February 18, 2015

The Lady Mustangs are on a three-game win streak as they head towards the playoffs this weekend. Oologah took down Wagoner and Miami last week and knocked off 4A #11 Berryhill. The Lady Mustangs are now 11-11 as they prepare to host McLain Saturday for district playoffs. Junior Grace Garrison was named the Player of [...]

Read more in this week’s Leader

Read more in this week’s Leader

[ 0 ] February 18, 2015

* John Wylie tells you how the politicians are giving you tax cuts with the right hand while using the left hand to pick your pocket with fees. * A 22-year-old Collinsville man who the Highway Patrol said had been drinking was killed Friday just west and north of the Rogers-Washington-Tulsa County line. Kyle Austin [...]

Events rescheduled

Events rescheduled

[ 0 ] February 18, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS and JOHN M. WYLIE II, Leader Writers A mix of ice, sleet, snow and thunder snow up to 5” deep snarled life in the Oologah-Talala area starting Sunday, closing school for two days and wreaking havoc with other events. However, officials said they were aware of fender benders but no serious injuries [...]

RWD 4 annual meeting, dinner cancelled

RWD 4 annual meeting, dinner cancelled

[ 0 ] February 16, 2015

Rural Water District No. 4 of Rogers County in Oologah has cancelled its annual dinner, annual membership meeting and regular board meeting scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. today at the Oologah Community Building. A new date will be announced later.

OHS drama performs “The Outsiders”

OHS drama performs “The Outsiders”

[ 0 ] February 12, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah High School drama students will present the play “The Outsiders” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Will Rogers Auditorium. The play is a dramatization of the novel by S.E. Hinton. “I picked this piece because it’s based on an iconic novel that is universally loved. There’s also [...]

Robotics takes 2nd at state

Robotics takes 2nd at state

[ 0 ] February 12, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor The Oologah High School Robotics team brought home the second place trophy from the state tournament last weekend at Weatherford. Team Warhorse was one of 40 teams to qualify for state in the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition, making the cut by finishing second at the regional in Mustang. Team [...]

Man listed in critical condition after accident

Man listed in critical condition after accident

[ 2 ] February 11, 2015

Marcas Becerra of Claremore was treated and transported by Air Evac helicopter ambulance following a collision on US 169 at 4090 Road near Creekside Plants at 1:37 p.m. Thursday. He was pinned for 40 minutes. OTEMS medics provided treatment while firefighters freed him from the wreckage. He was admitted in critical condition with head, trunk [...]

One race in Oologah election on April 7

One race in Oologah election on April 7

[ 0 ] February 4, 2015

Registered voters living in the Oologah town limits have only one contested race, but there will be a huge change in town government. Mary Jerry Holland and Vice Mayor Alice Snyder will leave their positions because they did not file for re-election to their posts. They will be replaced as trustees by Tod Estes, a [...]