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  • Pumpkins based on the witch and the monkeys from the Wizard of Oz from Chelsey Walters third grade class at Oologah are on display at the Mustang football game last Friday night. Fans voted on their favorite pumpkin and an auction was held for the decorated gourds as an OPT fundraiser.

    BOOlogah returns Oct. 30

    The spooks are coming, the spooks are coming … and they want all of your candy! BOOlogah is back. From 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 the downtown Oologah area will turn into a giant spook walk as area trick or treaters go from booth to booth filling their treat bags. The Chamber [...]

  • Drill gives training, view of “texting while driving” crash

    Drill gives training, view of “texting while driving” crash

    It is a typical crisp fall morning as parents and students drive to the 1,900-student Oologah-Talala School campus on U.S. 169. One of the drivers is on his cell phone. In less than a second, the pastoral scene becomes a disaster resulting in one teen dead and a mother and another teen in critical condition. [...]

  • OT Schools buy land

    OT Schools buy land

    By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah School Board members approved buying new land adjacent to the campus Monday night. The 15 acre tract is west of the administration building and south of the lower elementary. The land was purchased for $238,000 from the Stokley Trust. Superintendent Max Tanner said the money for the land purchase was [...]

  • Oologah conquers Commandos

    Oologah conquers Commandos

    BULLETIN: MUSTANGS BEAT CATOOSA 31-20 ON OCT. 16 By CHRIS EDENS, Sports editor Oologah pulled off an 18-7 upset win over #2 Cascia Hall Friday night at Mustang Stadium. It was a hard-fought game and it came down to the final minutes in a defensive battle. The Mustangs improved to 4-2 and moved to #6 [...]

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Pumpkins based on the witch and the monkeys from the Wizard of Oz from Chelsey Walters third grade class at Oologah are on display at the Mustang football game last Friday night. Fans voted on their favorite pumpkin and an auction was held for the decorated gourds as an OPT fundraiser.

BOOlogah returns Oct. 30

[ 0 ] October 16, 2014

The spooks are coming, the spooks are coming … and they want all of your candy! BOOlogah is back. From 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 the downtown Oologah area will turn into a giant spook walk as area trick or treaters go from booth to booth filling their treat bags. The Chamber [...]

Drill gives training, view of “texting while driving” crash

Drill gives training, view of “texting while driving” crash

[ 0 ] October 16, 2014

It is a typical crisp fall morning as parents and students drive to the 1,900-student Oologah-Talala School campus on U.S. 169. One of the drivers is on his cell phone. In less than a second, the pastoral scene becomes a disaster resulting in one teen dead and a mother and another teen in critical condition. [...]

OT Schools buy land

OT Schools buy land

[ 0 ] October 16, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah School Board members approved buying new land adjacent to the campus Monday night. The 15 acre tract is west of the administration building and south of the lower elementary. The land was purchased for $238,000 from the Stokley Trust. Superintendent Max Tanner said the money for the land purchase was [...]

Oologah conquers Commandos

Oologah conquers Commandos

[ 0 ] October 16, 2014

BULLETIN: MUSTANGS BEAT CATOOSA 31-20 ON OCT. 16 By CHRIS EDENS, Sports editor Oologah pulled off an 18-7 upset win over #2 Cascia Hall Friday night at Mustang Stadium. It was a hard-fought game and it came down to the final minutes in a defensive battle. The Mustangs improved to 4-2 and moved to #6 [...]

Courthouse dedication today

Courthouse dedication today

[ 0 ] October 3, 2014

After years of work by citizens and county employees, the new Rogers County Courhouse is ready. See you at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3.

Oologah quarterback Payton Craig and linebacker Trent Harris watch the Wagoner game from the sideline Friday night. Craig has a broken ankle and Harris has a knee injury, but the Mustangs found a way to upset the fourth ranked Bulldogs.

Oologah takes down Wagoner

[ 0 ] October 2, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor Oologah pulled off an 18-7 upset win over 4A #4 Wagoner Friday night. A strong defensive performance from the Mustangs and a super human effort from Jimmy McKinney helped fuel the win over the Bulldogs at Mustang Stadium. Oologah moved into the rankings this week at #8 and Wagoner [...]

Oologah drama students Jake Melton, (from left) Ridge Clark, Lacye Day, Andrea Pales, Allison Richmond and Mia Graham rehearse Tuesday in the school auditorium for the one act play regional contest Oct. 9. The students will present the play “The Women of Troy” to the public Oct. 7 in the school auditorium.

OHS drama goes Greek

[ 0 ] October 2, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah drama students will present the classical Greek play “The Women of Troy” as their one act play entry. Oologah will host the regional Oct. 9. The students will perform the play for the community at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 in the Will Rogers Auditorium. The play is [...]

Duane Boynton

Duane Boynton

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

Duane Boynton, 76, passed away Sept. 27, 2014 in Tulsa.

Marion “Beak” Pavey

Marion “Beak” Pavey

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

Marion “Beak” Pavey, 86, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 3  at Mowery’s Funeral Service in Owasso.

Betty Walker

Betty Walker

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

Betty Lou Walker, 94, passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 in Owasso. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oc. 2 at First Baptist Church in Collinsville with Pastor Tim Prock officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Owasso. The family requests memorial condributions be made to the First Baptist Church Building [...]