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Oologah board talks trash

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor There was a lot of trash talk at last Thursday night’s Oologah Town Board meeting. Trustees discussed making trash hauling a municipal service and limiting the service to one company. Multiple firms currently provide trash service in the town limits. Representatives from two of the current providers told the board [...]

Pool opens for season

Pool opens for season

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

Oologah senior James Epperson works with Madeline Murphy Tuesday morning at the Oologah Pool in Level 3 swim lessons. There are still spots open in sessions three and four this summer. For more information, contact coach Kerber at charles.kerber@oologah.k12.ok.us. The pool is now open for public swimming from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday [...]

Sharon Thomas

Sharon Thomas

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

Sharon LeAnn Thomas of Oologah was born Sept. 24, 1959 in Tulsa to Raymond Oscar and Mary Ida (Sides) York. She died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Tulsa at the age of 55. Sharon was reared and educated in Tulsa and graduated with the Will Rogers High School Class of 1978. She was married June [...]

Maxine Doshier

Maxine Doshier

[ 1 ] June 11, 2015

Sylvia “Maxine” Doshier, 79, of Oologah, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015. She was born in Oologah Dec. 9, 1935 to Herschel George Baldwin and Dortha Beatrice Dikeman. She married John Warren Doshier on Dec. 15, 1951. Trained as a cosmetologist, she worked for Kenneth Brown Beauty Salon in Tulsa and as a teller at [...]

Robert Harris

Robert Harris

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

Robert (Bob) Lee Harris, 79, passed away April 28, 2015 due to complications from an accidental fall. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was born in Oologah Dec. 26, 1935. He grew up in Oologah. During his youth, he earned money by working as a ranch hand including stints on Will Rogers [...]

John Ross

John Ross

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

John Earl Ross, 85, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 at his home in Oologah. He was born May 15, 1929 in Bartlesville to Henry Earl Ross and Iona Myrtle Jacobs Ross.  He attended Talala Schools but left after the eighth grade so that he could work and help support the family since he was [...]

E.D. Loyd

E.D. Loyd

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

E.D. Loyd, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Oologah. He was born Oct. 25, 1927 to Onis D. Loyd and Betty McBride Loyd. He is survived by his wife, Frances Dill Loyd; three children, Donna Good and husband, Ed, Alice Marie Loyd Vaughn and husband, Gary and Onis Frank Loyd; ten grandchildren; many [...]

Donald “Donnie” Cartwright

Donald “Donnie” Cartwright

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

Funeral services for Donald Eugene “Donnie” Cartwright, Jr., 68, of Sperry, were held Monday, May 11, 2015 at Sperry Christian Church in Sperry. Pastor Adam Stang officiated. Burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery in Sperry Donnie was born March 31, 1947 in Tulsa to Donald Eugene Cartwright, Sr. and Imogene (Stockton) Blair. He passed away [...]

Norma Gordon

Norma Gordon

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

Norma Gordon, 81, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 6, 2015 in Claremore. She was born February 1, 1934, in Jenks to Bud and Bernice Kreps. She worked as a nurse’s aide and later as a dispatcher/part-time police officer for the Oologah Police Department, as well as a reserve officer for Rogers County Sheriff’s Department in [...]

Lloyd Jacobs

Lloyd Jacobs

[ 0 ] June 11, 2015

Lloyd William Jacobs, 83, resident of Oologah, passed from this life on Wednesday evening May 27, 2015. He was born April 28, 1932, in San Gabriel, Cal., to William Davis and Eleanor (Pearson) Jacobs. The family moved to Oklahoma when he was young, living and attending school in Oologah. After honorably serving his country with [...]