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  • Raging inferno in snow storm

    Raging inferno in snow storm

    By JOHN M WYLIE II, Editor   A raging inferno just before midnight Saturday destroyed this house at18204 S. Owalla Rd.and injured the owner, who had gone back inside to rescue one of his dogs, Northwest Rogers County Fire Capt. Mat Shockley said. The dog was saved and the man, in his 50s, was back [...]

  • Willard Gary Ulrey passes away

    Willard Gary Ulrey passes away

    Willard Gary Ulrey, of Oologah was born Jan. 28, 1950 in Claremore to Willard C. and Mary A. (Vest) Ulrey. He passed away Nov. 2, 2014 in Tulsa after an extended illness. Gary retired from Rogers County District 2 after nearly 20 years of service. He enjoyed many years of ranching and raising livestock, in [...]

  • Service held for Anna Elizabeth Plumer

    Service held for Anna Elizabeth Plumer

    Anna Elizabeth Plumer, 91, passed away Nov. 15, 2014. Anna lived in Rogers County most of her life, growing up in Talala helping on the family farm before moving to Wichita, Kan. to work at McDonald Douglas during the war. She married Fred Plumer Nov. 3, 1945. They made their home in Talala where they [...]

  • Joan Trummel passes away

    Joan Trummel passes away

    Joan Marilyn Trummel passed away on Nov. 15, 2014 in Tulsa. The daughter of Roy and Anna Cameron was born in Moneton, New Brunswick, Canada. Joan met Ron Trummel in Bermuda while working as a nurse. Ron, who was in the Air Force, and Joan married. The couple later moved to Tulsa. Ron and Joan moved from [...]

  • Oologah faces Clinton in Quarter Finals

    Oologah faces Clinton in Quarter Finals

    Oologah swamped Poteau 42-0 on Friday night, Nov. 14 to advance in the 4A state playoffs. The team travels to Clinton on Friday, Nov. 21 for the quarter finals. In the semi finals, the Mustangs will face either Ft. Gibson or Newcastle. See more details in the special playoff section, coming Wednesday in the Oologah [...]

  • Man held without bond in crash that injures three

    Man held without bond in crash that injures three

    A 40-year-old Talala resident, Ronnie Paul Epperly, was being held without bond Friday in the Rogers County Jail after what the Highway Patrol said was a hit-and-run, drunk driving accident Thursday afternoon in which a young Talala woman and two small children were seriously injured. Cassidee Paige Copeland, 25, suffered what officials said were unknown [...]

  • Mustangs forfeit football games

    Mustangs forfeit football games

    By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Mustang football team forfeited four football games after self-reporting a violation to the OSSAA Wednesday morning. The district discovered one player who was academically ineligible because of a grade from another school district. The violation was discovered when the school was filling out paperwork for academic all state for [...]

  • 3 Months FREE if you renew or subscribe today

    3 Months FREE if you renew or subscribe today

    We confess. Faith fell behind on subscription billing this year. Some of our alert subscribers have renewed without receiving a bill. But most are accustomed to getting a renewal card. As our thank you for your patience, we will renew as of the current date AND give you three months free. That’s 15 months for [...]

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Raging inferno in snow storm

Raging inferno in snow storm

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

By JOHN M WYLIE II, Editor   A raging inferno just before midnight Saturday destroyed this house at18204 S. Owalla Rd.and injured the owner, who had gone back inside to rescue one of his dogs, Northwest Rogers County Fire Capt. Mat Shockley said. The dog was saved and the man, in his 50s, was back [...]

Willard Gary Ulrey passes away

Willard Gary Ulrey passes away

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

Willard Gary Ulrey, of Oologah was born Jan. 28, 1950 in Claremore to Willard C. and Mary A. (Vest) Ulrey. He passed away Nov. 2, 2014 in Tulsa after an extended illness. Gary retired from Rogers County District 2 after nearly 20 years of service. He enjoyed many years of ranching and raising livestock, in [...]

Service held for Anna Elizabeth Plumer

Service held for Anna Elizabeth Plumer

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

Anna Elizabeth Plumer, 91, passed away Nov. 15, 2014. Anna lived in Rogers County most of her life, growing up in Talala helping on the family farm before moving to Wichita, Kan. to work at McDonald Douglas during the war. She married Fred Plumer Nov. 3, 1945. They made their home in Talala where they [...]

Joan Trummel passes away

Joan Trummel passes away

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

Joan Marilyn Trummel passed away on Nov. 15, 2014 in Tulsa. The daughter of Roy and Anna Cameron was born in Moneton, New Brunswick, Canada. Joan met Ron Trummel in Bermuda while working as a nurse. Ron, who was in the Air Force, and Joan married. The couple later moved to Tulsa. Ron and Joan moved from [...]

School budget down by $870,000

School budget down by $870,000

[ 0 ] November 16, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor  A tight budget was approved by the Oologah School Board Monday night. Superintendent Max Tanner presented the budget numbers to the board. A general fund budget of $9.9 million was approved for the 2014-2015 school year. The amount is an estimate of needs based on 90 percent of last year’s [...]

Oologah faces Clinton in Quarter Finals

Oologah faces Clinton in Quarter Finals

[ 0 ] November 15, 2014

Oologah swamped Poteau 42-0 on Friday night, Nov. 14 to advance in the 4A state playoffs. The team travels to Clinton on Friday, Nov. 21 for the quarter finals. In the semi finals, the Mustangs will face either Ft. Gibson or Newcastle. See more details in the special playoff section, coming Wednesday in the Oologah [...]

Man held without bond in crash that injures three

Man held without bond in crash that injures three

[ 0 ] November 14, 2014

A 40-year-old Talala resident, Ronnie Paul Epperly, was being held without bond Friday in the Rogers County Jail after what the Highway Patrol said was a hit-and-run, drunk driving accident Thursday afternoon in which a young Talala woman and two small children were seriously injured. Cassidee Paige Copeland, 25, suffered what officials said were unknown [...]

Mustangs forfeit football games

Mustangs forfeit football games

[ 0 ] November 12, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Mustang football team forfeited four football games after self-reporting a violation to the OSSAA Wednesday morning. The district discovered one player who was academically ineligible because of a grade from another school district. The violation was discovered when the school was filling out paperwork for academic all state for [...]

3 Months FREE if you renew or subscribe today

3 Months FREE if you renew or subscribe today

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

We confess. Faith fell behind on subscription billing this year. Some of our alert subscribers have renewed without receiving a bill. But most are accustomed to getting a renewal card. As our thank you for your patience, we will renew as of the current date AND give you three months free. That’s 15 months for [...]

Service set Monday for Leanne Bell, former Oologah teacher

Service set Monday for Leanne Bell, former Oologah teacher

[ 1 ] November 9, 2014

Funeral service for Leanne Bell will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Claremore. Pastor Brett Rogers will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of the MMS-Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Leanne passed away in her home, with loving family [...]