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Community Easter service set

Community Easter service set

[ 0 ] March 25, 2015

The annual community Easter service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Oologah at 6 p.m. Sunday March 29. A fellowship time will follow. Everyone is encouraged to bring finger foods.

Happy Birthday, Bill

Happy Birthday, Bill

[ 0 ] March 11, 2015

Happy 90th Birthday to longtime Talala and Collinsville resident H.S. “Bill” Lunsford. Today (March 11) is his birthday. Friends and family are invited to join in the celebration at the Oologah Community Buildling on Saturday, March 14, from 11 am to 1 pm. No gifts, please

Cherokee Nation draws 36 candidates for June election

Cherokee Nation draws 36 candidates for June election

[ 0 ] March 7, 2015

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. —The filing period to run for Cherokee Nation Principal Chief, Deputy Chief and eight Tribal Council seats ended this week, drawing 36 candidates. The Cherokee Nation’s general election is June 27. To vote, Cherokee Nation citizens must be registered by March 31. Absentee ballot requests must be submitted by May 8. If a [...]

Guest editorial: Support law to meet 911 Service Challenges

Guest editorial: Support law to meet 911 Service Challenges

[ 0 ] March 5, 2015

By JANET HAMILTON, Rogers County E911 Director Today, Oklahomans are not afforded access to life-saving Enhanced 9-1-1 (E9-1-1) services throughout the entire state.  Legislative action is needed to address the critical need to upgrade the 9-1-1 systems.  Throughout the entire state citizens should be afforded the same level of service regardless of where they are [...]

Chamber banquet is March 7

Chamber banquet is March 7

[ 0 ] February 26, 2015

By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer Does Clanton’s Café really make the best chicken fried steak in America? Who will be chosen Citizen of the Year? Answers to those burning questions will be revealed on Saturday, March 7, during the Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet at the Oologah United Methodist Church. Doors will open at [...]

Read more in this week’s Leader

Read more in this week’s Leader

[ 0 ] February 18, 2015

* John Wylie tells you how the politicians are giving you tax cuts with the right hand while using the left hand to pick your pocket with fees. * A 22-year-old Collinsville man who the Highway Patrol said had been drinking was killed Friday just west and north of the Rogers-Washington-Tulsa County line. Kyle Austin [...]

Events rescheduled

Events rescheduled

[ 0 ] February 18, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS and JOHN M. WYLIE II, Leader Writers A mix of ice, sleet, snow and thunder snow up to 5” deep snarled life in the Oologah-Talala area starting Sunday, closing school for two days and wreaking havoc with other events. However, officials said they were aware of fender benders but no serious injuries [...]

RWD 4 annual meeting, dinner cancelled

[ 0 ] February 16, 2015

Rural Water District No. 4 of Rogers County in Oologah has cancelled its annual dinner, annual membership meeting and regular board meeting scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. today at the Oologah Community Building. A new date will be announced later.

Robotics takes 2nd at state

Robotics takes 2nd at state

[ 0 ] February 12, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor The Oologah High School Robotics team brought home the second place trophy from the state tournament last weekend at Weatherford. Team Warhorse was one of 40 teams to qualify for state in the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition, making the cut by finishing second at the regional in Mustang. Team [...]

Man listed in critical condition after accident

Man listed in critical condition after accident

[ 2 ] February 11, 2015

Marcas Becerra of Claremore was treated and transported by Air Evac helicopter ambulance following a collision on US 169 at 4090 Road near Creekside Plants at 1:37 p.m. Thursday. He was pinned for 40 minutes. OTEMS medics provided treatment while firefighters freed him from the wreckage. He was admitted in critical condition with head, trunk [...]