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Mustang Fever Back to School Bash to be a blast

Mustang Fever Back to School Bash to be a blast

[ 0 ] September 5, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor It’s time for the Back to School to Bash sponsored by the Oologah Parents and Teachers association. The Bash will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 in downtown Oologah. The theme for the bash is Mustang Fever. “I am really excited about the Back to School [...]

Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman gives the go sign to Kate Morgan as she races into third and heads home against Grove last week. The Lady Mustangs beat the Lady Ridgerunners 8-0.

Ladies riding win streak

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustang softball team beat Grove and Vinita last week and Oologah is on a four game win streak. “We’ve won four in a row. We’ve got a big week this week at the Coweta Tournament and hopefully we can keep the win streak alive. The girls continue [...]

David Puckett takes the oath of office as town attorney Bill Higgins looks on

Puckett takes Oologah board seat

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor David Puckett joined the Oologah board Tuesday morning and funding for a new town park was approved. Puckett was appointed on a unanimous vote to fill the open seat for Ward  2. John Dirickson resigned from the Ward 2 seat before last month’s meeting. Mayor Jerry Holland said Puckett [...]

Senior Jayci Wang fields a grounder at third last week in the Lady Mustangs match up with Claremore-Sequoyah. Oologah lost 7-2 after a late rally from the Lady Eagles.

Ladies get three wins on diamond

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs went 3-2 in softball with losses to Claremore-Sequoyah and Lincoln Christian and wins over Glenpool and Keys last week and a win over Cleveland Monday night. “We’re playing better. We had our best game offensively against Cleveland,” Oologah head coach Kerry Hallman said. “We’re starting to [...]

See you Fridays in September

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Some of our subscribers will receive the newspaper on Friday in September because of adjustments in our production and printing schedule. The papers will be available in stores late Wednesday afternoon and the website may not be updated until Thursday. We appreciate your patience and understanding while co-publisher Faith Wylie is in the hospital.

Multi-county grand jury makes no Rogers County indictments

Multi-county grand jury makes no Rogers County indictments

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor A News Analysis The Oklahoma Multi-County Grand Jury issued its final report Thursday without any indictments involving its widely touted probe of Rogers County law enforcement and prosecution turmoil. It did recommend that a statewide standard be established for when and how a police officer’s credibility should be disclosed [...]

Oologah board accepts clerk’s resignation

Oologah board accepts clerk’s resignation

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah Town Board members officially accepted town clerk Sandy McNaughton’s resignation at a special meeting Monday morning. The board will need to appoint someone to serve in the position until the next election in April. McNaughton also served as town treasurer and court clerk. “Due to a hostile work environment [...]

New teachers at Oologah-Talala

New teachers at Oologah-Talala

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Oologah welcomed nine new teachers and two new administrators to campus last week. The new staff went through orientation last Thursday and were treated to lunch in the lower elementary library. See Chris Edens’ profiles of the new teachers and administrators in this week’s Leader.

Services for James Casebeer set Wednesday

Services for James Casebeer set Wednesday

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

James William Casebeer was born on Dec. 24, 1932 in Tulsa to James Daniel Casebeer and Ruby Alice Kirk.  He passed from this life on Aug. 17, 2014 at his home in Oologah. Jim attended school in both Broken Arrow and Tulsa.  He was an exceptional student and athlete, enjoying successes in the competition and [...]

Services pending for Benny Harold Roberts

Services pending for Benny Harold Roberts

[ 0 ] August 16, 2014

Benny Harold Roberts, 78, retired Amoco accountant, died Thursday in Tulsa. Services pending with Butler-Stumpf, Tulsa.