By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oil and water won’t mix on Oologah Lake if a pipeline repair goes as planned. Enbridge Energy Co. is performing maintenance on an underwater oil pipeline that was in place before there was an Oologah Lake. The pipeline was built in 1949 and the lake was formed in 1963. The [...]
The Oologah Lake Leader earned the top honor for an Oklahoma newspaper for the 16th time last week. The Oklahoma Press Association presented the Sequoyah Award to the Leader at the annual Better Newspaper Contest Awards ceremony Friday at the Reed Center in Midwest City. The Leader won the award in its first year of [...]
Grocery groundbreaking set June 24 By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor After years of hoping, planning, and waiting, the official groundbreaking for Oologah’s new Apple Market supermarket has been set for 1 p.m. Monday, June 24. Everyone is invited to the ceremonies, to be held at the store site on the west side of U.S. [...]
Why did a longtime county employee and mother of three O-T graduates have to quit her job when the new Courthouse opened? Because she and her doctor agreed that working inside it was literally making her very sick. Read John Wylie’s exclusive report in this week’s Oologah Lake Leader.
By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah has produced another Eagle Scout. Chance Fletcher recently attained the scouting’s highest honor after earning the 21 required merit badges, obtaining four more than he actually needed. Fletcher’s brother, Justin, is also an Eagle Scout. Fletcher’s mother, Ann, joined a co-ed scout troop when she moved to Oologah as [...]
Michael Dean Adams, Sr Saturday, September 06, 1947 —- Monday, June 10, 2013 Michael Dean Adams, Sr., longtime resident of Oologah, passed away Monday June 10, 2013 at his home.He was born September 6, 1947 at Henryetta, OK to Koble Floyd and Dorothy Irene (Coble) Adams. Michael was grew up in Lawton, OK, graduating [...]
By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Funds from a Rogers Countyr oad tax will also be used to pay off a huge judgment against the county if voters approve it a second time. A five year extension of the one cent road tax was approved by voters May 14. County commissioners nullified the results after a [...]
Second degree murder charges have been filed in connection with two deaths at the Claremore Veterans Center. Read John Wylie’s report on the details of the case against physician assistant Kenneth Allen Adams in this week’s Leader, now available in stores. Or, check out our complete E-Leader by clicking on the blue link above.
By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor The Littler home behind the Oologah Town Hall will go up for auction after town board members approved the item Tuesday morning. The town recently purchased the property to use as part of a new community center complex. The winning bidder at the auction will be required to move the [...]
By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Tornado damage in the Oologah-Talala area was limited, but for one man it was devastating Friday night. Rob Maggard escaped his mobile home on 290 Road west of U.S. 169 just minutes before a tornado ripped the house off its foundation. Maggard’s uncle’s home was also in the path of [...]