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Ladies take second at track meet

Ladies take second at track meet

[ 0 ] April 8, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs took second as a team behind 6A Owasso last Friday at the Oologah Track Meet in a field with 16 schools. “The girls did really good. We’re a young team and our times just keep getting better. We’ve been very competitive with 4A schools,” Lady Mustang head [...]

Josh Lemmons

Josh Lemmons

[ 0 ] April 4, 2015

Josh Lemmons, 36, of Oologah, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Visitation will be held from Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso.  Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2015, at the Owasso Seventh Grade Center with Pastor Jeff Wren officiating.  Committal services [...]

Larry Filkins, former RSU broadcast faculty member, dies

Larry Filkins, former RSU broadcast faculty member, dies

[ 1 ] April 4, 2015

Larry Filkins, 90, RSU communications pioneer, died Wednesday, April 1. Services are pending at MMS Payne Funeral Home. The former RSU faculty member taught broadcasting from the 1970s into the early 1990s. He was instrumental in bringing radio and television stations to campus. Filkins helped to build the original KNGX radio station by hand and [...]

School bonds go to voters

School bonds go to voters

[ 0 ] April 2, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah voters will decide the fate of a $4.19 million school building bond and a $500,000 transportation bond Tuesday, April 7. The school bonds must pass by a 60 percent super majority. The bonds will be paid off in four years. If the bond package passes, it will increase the [...]

Talala also has election Tuesday

Talala also has election Tuesday

[ 0 ] April 1, 2015

Talala, which operates under the Town Meeting form of government, will also have an election Tuesday but it won’t be at the local polling place. Instead, registered voters in the town limits will gather at Talala Town Hall for the Town Meeting Election, which convenes at 6:50 p.m. Town Clerk Dawn Orwig suggests those attending [...]

NORTHWEST SITUATION FULLY DESCRIBED IN PRINT EDITION; Quoting without attribution illegal

NORTHWEST SITUATION FULLY DESCRIBED IN PRINT EDITION; Quoting without attribution illegal

[ 0 ] April 1, 2015

A full description of the current situation involving the Northwest Rogers County  Fire Protection District is in the print edition of the Leader. On advice of counsel, we must advise that the entire contents of the story are Copyright 2015 Oologah Lake Leader, LLC. Anyone who attended the meeting and discusses personal observations is obviously [...]

Jenny Gaochia Yang

Girl died of unexplained enlarged heart

[ 0 ] April 1, 2015

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor A 6-year-old girl, whose sudden death Jan. 5 closed school  for two days while officials analyzed whether the death might involve an infectious condition, died of an enlarged heart and did not have any infection, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner revealed Monday. The Mayo Clinic notes, “An [...]

Mustang golfers take first

Mustang golfers take first

[ 1 ] April 1, 2015

The Mustang golf team has started the season on a hot streak. Oologah has two first place trophies and a fourth place finish in three tournaments so far this season. “We have five golfers who are all capable of shooting low scores and any one of them could be used as our top four scores [...]

BULLETIN–Missing Oologah girl found

BULLETIN–Missing Oologah girl found

[ 0 ] March 31, 2015

An Oologah fifth grader missing from her Oologah home since 6 p.m. Monday was found after midnight Tuesday near soccer fields about 1-1/2 miles from her home. She was being examined by OTEMS paramedics but was not believed to have suffered any serious consequences from her disappearance. Additional details were not immediately available.  

The Rogers County Emergency Management Director and and Oologah Police office examine a map of Oologah to organize the search.

Fifth grader missing for hours

[ 5 ] March 30, 2015

An army of searchers are looking for an Oologah 5th grader last seen about 6 p.m.  walking on Maple Street from Sunday Ave., near her residence located behind Sonic. Officials had no explanation for her disappearance. The search began with the Oologah Police Department but by 10:30 p.m. involved the Northwest Rogers County Fire District, [...]