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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 [...]

Albert named WRMM Commission chairman

Albert named WRMM Commission chairman

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014

Gov. Mary Fallin has announced that she is appointing Phil Albert, Claremore industrialist, to succeed Jim Hartz as chair- man of the Will Rogers Memorial Commission. “Phil has proven leadership skills that will serve him well as chairman of the Will Rogers Memorial Commission,” said Governor Mary Fallin. “The commission will benefit from his solid [...]

Early voting begins June 19

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014

A new state law which took effect Nov. 1 changes the dates and times voters have come to expect for early voting in Oklahoma. Now, early voting begins on Thursday June 19 (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and continues on Friday (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m. – 2 p.m.), Rogers County [...]

The Horrible Waste of War

The Horrible Waste of War

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014

By EARNIE PYLE War Correspondent Historic Column NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 16, 1944 – I took a walk along the histor- ic coast of Normandy in the country of France. It was a lovely day for strolling along the seashore. Men were sleeping on the sand, some of them sleeping forever. Men were floating in the [...]

We need your help

We need your help

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014

By MIKE FAWCETT Redbud Marina Independence Day is one of the biggest and most important holidays of the year.  Somewhere between 50,000 and 60,000 Rogers County residentswill gather at Oologah Lake on Friday, July 4 to enjoy and help us celebrate our Independence Day with a spectacular free Fireworks Show.             The Oologah Chamber and [...]

News LSB is giant step for Oologah

News LSB is giant step for Oologah

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor Lakeside State Bank’s decades-old dream of providing the core for the hottest retail intersection in this region of Rogers County is almost a reality. Nine months after the November opening of Apple Market at the US 169/Oklahoma 88 junction, the bank’s new home is expected to open next month. [...]

O-T board hires new Vo-Ag teacher

[ 0 ] June 12, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah School Board members hired a new Vo-Ag teacher Monday and is closing in on hiring a new superintendent. After an executive session, the board approved Kadie Smith taking over the Oologah FFA program. Vo-Ag teachers Josh Blair and Clay Drake resigned at the end of the school year. Smith [...]

Earnie Pyle reports on D-day

Earnie Pyle reports on D-day

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

War Correspondent Earnie Plye Historic Column By EARNIE PYLE War Correspondent Introduction By JOHN WYLE Editor Special Thanks to the Scripps Howard Foundation http://www.scripps.com/foundation/ To learn more about the life and work of Earnie Pyle please vistit The Earnie Pyle World War II Museum http://www.erniepyle.org/   Introduction Ernie Pyle’s reporting on D-day, 70 years ago [...]

Hobbs joins Leader staff as intern

Hobbs joins Leader staff as intern

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

  Jarrett Hobbs By JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor When recent OHS graduate Jarrett Hobbs lists himself as a “Renaissance man” on his business card, he isn’t kidding. The newly-hired intern at the Oologah Lake Leader was brought on board for his computer and graphics programs skills, desperately needed as Faith Wylie continues to undergo [...]