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Mustang golfers take first

Mustang golfers take first

[ 1 ] April 1, 2015

The Mustang golf team has started the season on a hot streak. Oologah has two first place trophies and a fourth place finish in three tournaments so far this season. “We have five golfers who are all capable of shooting low scores and any one of them could be used as our top four scores [...]

BULLETIN–Missing Oologah girl found

BULLETIN–Missing Oologah girl found

[ 0 ] March 31, 2015

An Oologah fifth grader missing from her Oologah home since 6 p.m. Monday was found after midnight Tuesday near soccer fields about 1-1/2 miles from her home. She was being examined by OTEMS paramedics but was not believed to have suffered any serious consequences from her disappearance. Additional details were not immediately available.  

The Rogers County Emergency Management Director and and Oologah Police office examine a map of Oologah to organize the search.

Fifth grader missing for hours

[ 5 ] March 30, 2015

An army of searchers are looking for an Oologah 5th grader last seen about 6 p.m.  walking on Maple Street from Sunday Ave., near her residence located behind Sonic. Officials had no explanation for her disappearance. The search began with the Oologah Police Department but by 10:30 p.m. involved the Northwest Rogers County Fire District, [...]

Burch, Mitchell vie for Oologah Board seat

Burch, Mitchell vie for Oologah Board seat

[ 0 ] March 25, 2015

Two candidates are actively seeking the Ward 5 on the Oologah Town Board. Cody Burch faces incumbent Darrell Mitchell in the April 7 election for a five-year term on the board. A third name will be on the ballot but due to a registration issue he is not campaigning and said he will not take the [...]

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 [...]