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BULLETIN: School will resume Monday

[ 0 ] January 10, 2015

BULLETIN: Oologah-Talala has announced, “We will be back in school on Monday January 12. Welcome Back!!!! Mr. Tanner will continue to update the information from the State Department of Health as it becomes available. If you are not recieving calls from Mr. Tanner or Mustang Mike, please send an email to jessica.wells@oologah.k12.ok.us and she will [...]

Tournament set for Friday and Saturday

Tournament set for Friday and Saturday

[ 0 ] January 8, 2015

All the remaining games in the Oologah basketball tournament will be played on Friday and Saturday. The games had been delayed because the Oologah-Talala schools were closed on Thursday. Updated brackets are shown.    

Max Tanner, Supertendent

Superintendent issues statement expressing grief, blasting Health Depts.

[ 1 ] January 8, 2015

  BULLETIN: CLASSES FOR OOLOGAH-TALALA SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED AGAIN FRIDAY, WITH PARENTS NOTIFIED BY AUTO-PHONE, ONLINE AND THROUGH THE MEDIA. By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Max Tanner, the Oologah-Talala Schools superintendent, launched a scathing attack against the Rogers and Oklahoma State Departments of Health because of their handling of the sudden death of [...]

Jenny Gaochia Yang

O-T schools closed due to conflicting Health Dept. info.

[ 0 ] January 7, 2015

UPDATE: Services for Jenny Gaochia Yang, 6, of Oologah will be held from 7 am Sunday through 7 pm Monday at the Green Country Event Center in Tulsa. Arrangements are being handled by Moore’s Southlawn, Tulsa. UPDATE: Oologah-Talala schools will be closed Thursday as a precaution due to conflicting information provided by the state and [...]

Kindergartner dies with high fever

Kindergartner dies with high fever

[ 0 ] January 6, 2015

A 6-year-old Oologah-Talala Kindergarten girl died overnight after emergency personnel were called to her home, where she had been in bed ill, because she was suffering a high fever. Officials said the call came in about 6:17 p.m. and units from both OTEMS Ambulance and the Northwest Rogers County fire department responded. She could not [...]

Two seriously hurt as ice glazes area

Two seriously hurt as ice glazes area

[ 0 ] January 1, 2015

Two area residents were seriously injured just before 1 p.m. New Year’s Day after a thin sheet of ice coated area roads. Driver Bradley Brewer, 24, of Talala was taken to St. John Medical Center in Tulsa with leg, arm, head, neck and trunk internal injuries. His passenger, 29-year-old Almie Joy G’Frilles of Oologah, was [...]

Service set Friday for Clifford Thomason

Service set Friday for Clifford Thomason

[ 1 ] December 31, 2014

Clifford Ray Thomason, 67, of Collinsville, died Dec. 26, 2014. Rosary is 7 pm Thursday, Jan 1, at Reynolds & Son Funeral  Service. Funeral mass is 10:30 am Friday, Jan. 2, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Collinsville.  Thomason was a member of the 1965 Oologah Mustangs basketball team that won the state championship. (He [...]

Service set Tuesday for Ora Lee Kindle

Service set Tuesday for Ora Lee Kindle

[ 0 ] December 27, 2014

Ora Lee Kindle, 77, of Oologah, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 at the home of his daughter in Pawhuska. Lee “O.L.” was born Jan. 7, 1937 in Ramona to Claude S. and Marie (Goff) Kindle. He lived the majority of his life in the Oologah area. Lee was a farmer, truck driver, lumberjack, oilfield [...]

Despite heroic rescue, 1 dead, 1 hurt after fire

Despite heroic rescue, 1 dead, 1 hurt after fire

[ 0 ] December 24, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Despite an heroic rescue by neighbors, a raging mobile home fire Tuesday night in  western rural Oologah left one man dead and a woman injured. The house was fully engulfed in flames when fire units arrived at E420 Road just west of  S4060 Road minutes after the first call [...]

Winning homes pictured

Winning homes pictured

[ 0 ] December 23, 2014

The Town of Oologah has announced the winners of its home decorating awards. First Place: Horner home, 238 S. Pecan St., $100 Second Place: Tally home, 645 S. Pecan St. $75 Third Place: Josey home, 1116 S. Marina, $50.