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  • Man impersonates trooper in Talala area

    Man impersonates trooper in Talala area

    By CHRIS EDENS Rogers County Sheriff’s Deputy Jerry Smittle said a man impersonating a state trooper pulled a man over in the Talala area Wednesday night and took off with his information. Smittle said the suspect was driving a white Dodge Charger with emergency lights on the visor and grill. He was wearing jeans and [...]

  • Oologah Community Foundation Chairman Willie Barron (center) and foundation board members hear public comments and answer questions Monday night at a public forum for a new community building and relocated and renovated town park.

    Forum held on park project

      By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah Community Foundation board members held a public forum Monday night to discuss a relocated and renovated town park and a new community building. About ten people attended the public meeting in the old community building. Chairman Willie Barron gave a brief presentation on the projects before hearing public [...]

  • Ladies take third at Oologah Tournament

    Ladies take third at Oologah Tournament

    By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs took third at the Oologah Tournament last weekend and improved to 15-10 on the season. Some of the best teams in the state competed at the Oologah Tournament. Three top ten teams in 4A and three 5A and 6A squads battled for the tournament title. Top ranked [...]

  • Logan Armstrong rockets through an opening and picks up some nice yards for Oologah last Friday in a 20-17 non-district loss to the Skiatook Bulldogs.

    Bulldogs nip Mustangs

      By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The 4A Mustangs lost another close one to a 5A school Friday night. Oologah fell 20-17 to Skiatook in the Mustangs home opener. Tough non-district opponents have challenged Oologah in the first two games of the season. “We almost had to play perfect in those first two games. With [...]

  • Audie Lee Brazeal

    Audie Lee Brazeal

    Audie Lee Brazeal, 91, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Rice Funeral Service in Claremore with the Brazeal family there to receive visitors. Services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 18 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service. Burial with [...]

  • Frances Piper

    Frances Piper

    Frances Piper, 74, of Oologah, passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 with family receiving guest from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial [...]

  • Mustang Fever Back to School Bash to be a blast

    Mustang Fever Back to School Bash to be a blast

    By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor It’s time for the Back to School to Bash sponsored by the Oologah Parents and Teachers association. The Bash will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 in downtown Oologah. The theme for the bash is Mustang Fever. “I am really excited about the Back to School [...]

  • Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman gives the go sign to Kate Morgan as she races into third and heads home against Grove last week. The Lady Mustangs beat the Lady Ridgerunners 8-0.

    Ladies riding win streak

      By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustang softball team beat Grove and Vinita last week and Oologah is on a four game win streak. “We’ve won four in a row. We’ve got a big week this week at the Coweta Tournament and hopefully we can keep the win streak alive. The girls continue [...]

  • David Puckett takes the oath of office as town attorney Bill Higgins looks on

    Puckett takes Oologah board seat

      By CHRIS EDENS City Editor David Puckett joined the Oologah board Tuesday morning and funding for a new town park was approved. Puckett was appointed on a unanimous vote to fill the open seat for Ward  2. John Dirickson resigned from the Ward 2 seat before last month’s meeting. Mayor Jerry Holland said Puckett [...]

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Man impersonates trooper in Talala area

Man impersonates trooper in Talala area

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS Rogers County Sheriff’s Deputy Jerry Smittle said a man impersonating a state trooper pulled a man over in the Talala area Wednesday night and took off with his information. Smittle said the suspect was driving a white Dodge Charger with emergency lights on the visor and grill. He was wearing jeans and [...]

Oologah Community Foundation Chairman Willie Barron (center) and foundation board members hear public comments and answer questions Monday night at a public forum for a new community building and relocated and renovated town park.

Forum held on park project

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah Community Foundation board members held a public forum Monday night to discuss a relocated and renovated town park and a new community building. About ten people attended the public meeting in the old community building. Chairman Willie Barron gave a brief presentation on the projects before hearing public [...]

Ladies take third at Oologah Tournament

Ladies take third at Oologah Tournament

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs took third at the Oologah Tournament last weekend and improved to 15-10 on the season. Some of the best teams in the state competed at the Oologah Tournament. Three top ten teams in 4A and three 5A and 6A squads battled for the tournament title. Top ranked [...]

Logan Armstrong rockets through an opening and picks up some nice yards for Oologah last Friday in a 20-17 non-district loss to the Skiatook Bulldogs.

Bulldogs nip Mustangs

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The 4A Mustangs lost another close one to a 5A school Friday night. Oologah fell 20-17 to Skiatook in the Mustangs home opener. Tough non-district opponents have challenged Oologah in the first two games of the season. “We almost had to play perfect in those first two games. With [...]

Audie Lee Brazeal

Audie Lee Brazeal

[ 0 ] September 16, 2014

Audie Lee Brazeal, 91, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Rice Funeral Service in Claremore with the Brazeal family there to receive visitors. Services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 18 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service. Burial with [...]

Frances Piper

Frances Piper

[ 0 ] September 9, 2014

Frances Piper, 74, of Oologah, passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 with family receiving guest from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial [...]

Mustang Fever Back to School Bash to be a blast

Mustang Fever Back to School Bash to be a blast

[ 0 ] September 5, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor It’s time for the Back to School to Bash sponsored by the Oologah Parents and Teachers association. The Bash will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 in downtown Oologah. The theme for the bash is Mustang Fever. “I am really excited about the Back to School [...]

Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman gives the go sign to Kate Morgan as she races into third and heads home against Grove last week. The Lady Mustangs beat the Lady Ridgerunners 8-0.

Ladies riding win streak

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustang softball team beat Grove and Vinita last week and Oologah is on a four game win streak. “We’ve won four in a row. We’ve got a big week this week at the Coweta Tournament and hopefully we can keep the win streak alive. The girls continue [...]

David Puckett takes the oath of office as town attorney Bill Higgins looks on

Puckett takes Oologah board seat

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor David Puckett joined the Oologah board Tuesday morning and funding for a new town park was approved. Puckett was appointed on a unanimous vote to fill the open seat for Ward  2. John Dirickson resigned from the Ward 2 seat before last month’s meeting. Mayor Jerry Holland said Puckett [...]

Harold “Pete” Mitchell

Harold “Pete” Mitchell

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

Harold “Pete” Mitchell passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2 at Fist Baptist Church of Talala. Burial will follow in Talala Cemetery. Family visitation is from 6 p.m. to  8 p.m., Monday Sept. 1 at Benjamin Funeral Home in Nowata.