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Turmoil at Town Hall

Turmoil at Town Hall

[ 3 ] August 6, 2014

• Dirickson resigns from town board • Book drops out of chief race • McNaughton status in question Update 8/6 Oologah Town Clerk Sandy McNaughton officially resigned Wednesday morning For the complete story on turmoil at town hall  look for the Oologah Lake Leader on newsstands Wednesday and in your homes on Thursday.

Ballard will be new DA, Post announces withdrawal

Ballard will be new DA, Post announces withdrawal

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor Matt Ballard will be the new district attorney in January for Rogers, Mayes and Craig counties after his only opponent announced Monday that he would drop out of the race. Robert Post, the Democratic nominee, said he would withdraw as a candidate in the November General Election. Ballard won [...]

Ladies hit the diamond

Ladies hit the diamond

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

 By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor   The Lady Mustang softball team has been warming up in pre-season scrimmages. Oologah started practice the first week in July and the Lady Mustangs have already played three scrimmages. Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman said his young team will need to improve quickly. “We’re going to be very young. [...]

Car recovered after ‘intentional’ dive

Car recovered after ‘intentional’ dive

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor   A Kia SUV was recovered from about seven feet of water In Oologah Lake after the driver drove it off the Winganon Boat Ramp about noon Sunday, the Oklahoma Lake Patrol reported. Capt. George Brown and other OHP officials gave this account of the incident: About 12:41 p.m. [...]

A great little town

A great little town

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

  LAKEVIEWS • JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor and Publisher “And after it rains, there’s a rainbow, and all of the colors are black. It’s not that the colors aren’t there. It’s just imagination they lack. Everything’s the same, back in my little town. Nothing but the dead and dying, back in my little town.” [...]

Carl Lockett passes away

Carl Lockett passes away

[ 0 ] August 2, 2014

Graveside Services for Carl Allen Lockett, 70, of Tulsa, were held Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow. Rev. Kirt Myers officiated. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry. Carl was born June 10, 1944 in Barnsdall to Cleland Carl and Pearl Adelee (Raber) Lockett. He passed [...]

Oologah-Talala Public Schools Schedule Pick Up and August Calendar

Oologah-Talala Public Schools Schedule Pick Up and August Calendar

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

All dates, times and locations are subject to change.     Schedule Pick Up   Pre-K Parent meeting Thursday, Aug 14, 7 p.m.   Upper & Lower Elementary Meet the Teacher Night Monday, Aug 18 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.   Middle School All Middle School Schedules can be picked up in the commons area 6th [...]

Oologah Elementary Supply List

Oologah Elementary Supply List

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

  Oologah Lower Elementary Supply List Pre-K 1 Full size backpack with no wheels 1 blue plastic folder with brads 1 red plastic folder with brads 1 green plastic folder with brads 1 10 ct of #2 pencils 2 24 ct of Crayola crayons 1 10 ct of Crayola markers (primary colors) 1 prang washable [...]

Park to expand

Park to expand

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

 By CHRIS EDENS City Editor A new Oologah town park and community building gained new life Monday morning. Oologah Town Board members approved relocating the park behind town hall to make room for the community building at a special meeting. The board had voted against the park relocation last month after a vocal public protest. [...]

Summer reading wraps up

Summer reading wraps up

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Reading had its rewards Tuesday morning in Talala. Over 30 children attended the Talala Library Summer Reading Program finale. Participants received a free book, toys and gift certificates for snow cones, tater tots and ice cream. About 20 children who read 20 books or more were entered in a drawing [...]