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  • Lillian "Lee" Imhoff

    Lillian “Lee” Imhoff

    Lillian “Lee” Imhoff, 76, of Oologah passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Sat. Oct. 21 at Meadowcreek United Methodist Church in Collinsville.

  • Oologah Could Be a Certified Healthy Town

    Oologah Could Be a Certified Healthy Town

    BY JENNIFER HERTEL Leader Writer   A move is on to have Oologah participate in the Certified healthy Oklahoma Program.  It is a free voluntary statewide certification that showcases businesses, school campuses, communities, congregations, early childhood programs, and restaurants that are committed to supporting healthy choices through environmental and policy change. Some of these changes are […]

  • Oologah High School Senior of the Week

    Oologah High School Senior of the Week

    Kaitlin Dalzell is Oologah High Schools Senior of the Week.  Kaitlin has been attending Oologah for six years.  She is active in drama and is a part of the One Act Play that recently qualified for state.  Kaitlin plans to attend University of South Florida to earn her PhD in forensic anthropology.

  • Stallion Battalion is on fire

    Stallion Battalion is on fire

    By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer The Mustangs hosted their contest on Saturday Sept. 23rd and the kids did a great job. The students provide most of the labor during our contest. They worked all day filling water jugs, picking up trash, leading bands, working warm-up areas, running security in the stands.. After that they didn’t […]

  • Fireworks Become Legal In Oologah with Permit

    Fireworks Become Legal In Oologah with Permit

    BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer   The Oologah Trustees at their meeting on Oct. 3 at 7 pm at Oologah Town Hall, approved the adoption of Ordinance 2017-7-2.  This will allow the issuance of a fireworks permits and also repealed the old ordinance and declared it an emergency so the ordinance could take effect after its […]

  • All Star Actors

    All Star Actors

    OHS Drama took 3rd place and advanced to state from the regional contest last Friday. In addition, 3 OHS students were recognized as all star actors: Emily Reynolds, James Kepler, and Raylee Driver. The troupe will travel to East Central University in Ada for the state competition on October 28.

  • School Test Results Are Coming Soon

    School Test Results Are Coming Soon

    BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer   “Our state test results will be coming back soon and they will reflect the new way our students are tested,” said Oologah-Talala School Superintendent Max Tanner.  “We were told to take the old test results and throw them out since they will no longer be compared to the new test […]

  • Reed Charged in Death of Byrd

    Reed Charged in Death of Byrd

    BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer   Zachary Conner Reed has been charged as a youthful offender, with first-degree manslaughter almost one year after a wreck on Hwy 88 north of Claremore near the Segeeyah area.  Reed was 17 at the time of the accident on Oct. 15, 2016, that took the life of 50-year-old Dennis […]

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Lillian "Lee" Imhoff

Lillian “Lee” Imhoff

[ 0 ] October 16, 2017

Lillian “Lee” Imhoff, 76, of Oologah passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Sat. Oct. 21 at Meadowcreek United Methodist Church in Collinsville.

Softball season comes to a close

Softball season comes to a close

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer The Lady Mustangs 2017 season ended this past week as they lost out to Broken Bow in the regional championship game. The Mustangs had a fantastic year and really impressed us as the season went on. Starting with a big group of freshmen, the Mustangs had to learn how to […]

Mustangs Shutout Ridgerunners

Mustangs Shutout Ridgerunners

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer The Mustangs came out Friday night ready to play for their breast cancer awareness game against the Grove Ridgerunners. The Mustangs made quick work of the Ridgerunners putting up 42 points and shutting out the Ridgerunners leaving them with no points on the board. The Mustangs had an explosive 2nd […]

Notes From The Chief

Notes From The Chief

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

Physician compensation plan positions Cherokee Nation health care for better future By Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker The Cherokee Nation recently took a major step towards a stronger and brighter future for our health system. By boosting the compensation of the doctors and other health care professionals who care for our Cherokee people, […]

New Library Books

New Library Books

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

BY ISABELL HERLE STUDENT WRITER In my sophomore year of high school, Oologah got a new librarian, Mrs. Lila Deffenbaugh, who is also an active English teacher and was a coach for the high school academic team. When she first came to the library, not many students besides myself went in and actually checked out […]

Places

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

BY MARIA LAUBACH Publisher   The power of a newspaper is in its breath that it infuses into a community. It is in the focus on local news, events, school, people and businesses that the newspaper serves. It’s also in the reflection of the local culture that unifies all the above aspects of a community life. […]

Youth Leadership Oklahoma Accepting Applications for Class 18

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., October 9, 2017 – Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program, is now accepting applications for its 2018 Youth Leadership Oklahoma (YLOK) class which will be held June 3-8, 2018.  Applicants must be high school juniors or home schooled equivalent with at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.   […]

It's A Mystery

It’s A Mystery

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer   Every now and then you stumble across something that is just a mystery.  That is what took place at town hall last week.  While doing some cleaning in a closet Town Clerk Holly Baker and her assistant Kathy Mclaughlin came across this patch.  It looks like it was cut from […]

Cherokee Nation taking applications for Cherokee Nation Angel Project, Elder Angel Tree

Cherokee Nation taking applications for Cherokee Nation Angel Project, Elder Angel Tree

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The 2017 Cherokee Nation Angel Project applications will be available starting Oct. 9 for children 16 years old and younger.   The donation program provides gifts each holiday season for Cherokee children who live within the 14-county tribal jurisdiction and meet income guidelines.   To qualify for the tribe’s income guidelines, applicants […]

No it isn't pool!

No it isn’t pool!

[ 0 ] October 12, 2017

Michael Fawcett of the Redbud Marina team tries to see if he works the golf ball like a pool ball he might get better results during the Oologah Lake Leader’s Around Town Urban Golf Tournament last week.  The tourney helps support the Newspaper in Education Program for the Oologah schools.  Redbud Marina was also a […]