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Don’t be left out – 2015 Community Guide

Don’t be left out – 2015 Community Guide

[ 0 ] May 20, 2015

2015 Community Guide Order Form The Oologah Community Guide is growing! It will be a stapled 5.5” x 8.5” full color booklet, 16 to 20 pages. We distribute about 8,000 copies each year. It is inserted in the July 2 newspaper sent to all subscribers plus all other postal customers in Oologah and Talala. Plus, [...]

Dog Iron producing fertile fruits

Dog Iron producing fertile fruits

[ 0 ] April 22, 2015

By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer A seed planted in Cody Burch’s mind that Oologah needed a community garden is already bearing fruit. Burch is an avid Oologah organic gardener who not only loves to share his knowledge but is also willing to work beside you as you learn. The seed started to grow as he [...]

Band hosts Jazz Night, heads to state

Band hosts Jazz Night, heads to state

[ 0 ] April 15, 2015

By JON MATTHEWS, Director of Bands The Oologah band and several groups will compete at OSSAA state band contests April 21 through 23. The HS band received a superior rating on stage on March 10 and an excellent rating in sight-reading which allows us to advance to state concert band contest. Several solo and ensemble members also [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

Mustangs stay undefeated

Mustangs stay undefeated

[ 0 ] March 18, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor Oologah is off to a strong start on the baseball diamond this season. The Mustangs are 3-0 after beating Vinita and Hilldale. Oologah is ranked #7 in 4A. The Mustangs took down Vinita 11-3 at home last Thursday. The Mustangs went on the road Monday and knocked off Hilldale 16-4. [...]

OHS drama performs “The Outsiders”

OHS drama performs “The Outsiders”

[ 0 ] February 12, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah High School drama students will present the play “The Outsiders” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Will Rogers Auditorium. The play is a dramatization of the novel by S.E. Hinton. “I picked this piece because it’s based on an iconic novel that is universally loved. There’s also [...]

Apples for teachers

Apples for teachers

[ 0 ] December 17, 2014

The Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce and Apple Market are working together to help Oologah teachers get some wishes granted. The teachers were given apples to list some items they would like to have for their classroom. Often teachers purchase these items out of their own pocket. This year the Chamber is giving the community the opportunity to fill some of those needs. A tree [...]

3 Months FREE if you renew or subscribe today

3 Months FREE if you renew or subscribe today

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

We confess. Faith fell behind on subscription billing this year. Some of our alert subscribers have renewed without receiving a bill. But most are accustomed to getting a renewal card. As our thank you for your patience, we will renew as of the current date AND give you three months free. That’s 15 months for [...]

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 [...]