By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Tristan Owens left the field in his dust on his way to a 4A cross country regional championship last weekend and the Mustangs qualified as a team for state. The Oologah junior beat the second place finisher at ORU by 45 seconds in the 5k race. Owens posted a time [...]
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By CHRIS EDENS City Editor A new, long awaited grocery store in Oologah is almost in the bag. In less than two weeks, area residents will no longer have to leave town to stock up the refrigerator and the pantry. The ribbon cutting for the new Apple Market is scheduled for Nov. 11. Crews from [...]
The Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace will be bustling Nov. 1-4 with activities. In honor of the occasion, admission to the Museum will be free during Will Rogers Days, said Steve Gragert, executive director. The celebration marks the 134th anniversary of Will’s birth on an Indian Territory ranch and the 75th anniversary of the [...]
Edith Fay (Horner) Ward of Oologah died Oct. 25, 2013. She was born to Iva and Alpha (Leonard) Horner on October 8, 1929 in Tiawah. Edith graduated from high school in Claremore and married Owen Riley Ward in Independence, Kan. on June 12, 1946. She really began her life’s work becoming a mother on Feb. [...]
Visitation for George Edward Floyd of Talala will be held 1-6 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 27) at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Mr. Floyd died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 in Talala, one day past his 83rd birthday. He was a retired machinist at American Airlines. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at [...]
By Chris Edens Oologah took down McLain 37-18 in a crucial district win Friday. Senior Chance Keim carried the load for the Mustangs with sophomore Jimmy McKinney on the sideline all night with a shoulder injury. Keim scored four touchdowns and ran for almost 200 yards. He went to the house on a 29 yard [...]
Randall Dunlavey, retired diesel mechanic, died Tuesday in Oologah at the age of 61. Visitation is 4-7 pm today (Friday, Oct. 25) at Nick Reynolds Funeral Home in Collinsville. Private family services.
Hershel Ray Kilgore Hershel Ray Kilgore went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at the age of 71. He and his wife Bev live in Oologah and are members of the First Baptist Church of Oologah. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, and 1:30 to [...]
Gloria Joanne Cooper passed away on Monday, Oct. 21. Services for Jo Cooper will be at 10 am Friday at MMS Payne Funeral Home in Claremore.
Battles between Sheriff, Claremore cops and DA will rage everywhere except in Rogers County By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor A News Analysis Historians will call the Rogers County War of 2013 a scorched-earth struggle to control the criminal justice system even though the bombs and bullets flew in Oklahoma City, Bristow, Tulsa and just [...]