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Man impersonates trooper in Talala area

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS Rogers County Sheriff’s Deputy Jerry Smittle said a man impersonating a state trooper pulled a man over in the Talala area Wednesday night and took off with his information. Smittle said the suspect was driving a white Dodge Charger with emergency lights on the visor and grill. He was wearing jeans and [...]

Oologah Community Foundation Chairman Willie Barron (center) and foundation board members hear public comments and answer questions Monday night at a public forum for a new community building and relocated and renovated town park.

Forum held on park project

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah Community Foundation board members held a public forum Monday night to discuss a relocated and renovated town park and a new community building. About ten people attended the public meeting in the old community building. Chairman Willie Barron gave a brief presentation on the projects before hearing public [...]

Ladies take third at Oologah Tournament

Ladies take third at Oologah Tournament

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs took third at the Oologah Tournament last weekend and improved to 15-10 on the season. Some of the best teams in the state competed at the Oologah Tournament. Three top ten teams in 4A and three 5A and 6A squads battled for the tournament title. Top ranked [...]

Logan Armstrong rockets through an opening and picks up some nice yards for Oologah last Friday in a 20-17 non-district loss to the Skiatook Bulldogs.

Bulldogs nip Mustangs

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor The 4A Mustangs lost another close one to a 5A school Friday night. Oologah fell 20-17 to Skiatook in the Mustangs home opener. Tough non-district opponents have challenged Oologah in the first two games of the season. “We almost had to play perfect in those first two games. With [...]

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 [...]