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2014 Fishing Derby videos

2014 Fishing Derby videos

[ 1 ] June 2, 2014

The Kids Fishing Derby at Oologah Lake was great fun once again. Here are some links to videos of the event. Number 5 is particulary funny.   2014 Kids Fishing Derby at Oologah Lake 01       2014 Kids Fishing Derby at Oologah Lake 01   View on www.youtube.com Preview by Yahoo     [...]

Ramsey named top teacher

Ramsey named top teacher

[ 1 ] May 29, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Kindergarten teacher Georgia Ramsey has been chosen as the Oologah Teacher of the Year. Ramsey was shocked and excited when she got the news last week. Lower elementary principal Crysti York made the announcement over the school intercom and Ramsey said her students went berserk. “I was very humbled they [...]

Kids reel in fun Saturday

Kids reel in fun Saturday

[ 0 ] May 29, 2014

Kids are invited to enjoy a day of Sun, Fun and Fishing on Saturday, May 31, rain or shine. If it is actively storming at start time Saturday morning, we’ll delay the start for a few hours until the storms pass. The event will be held at the ponds just behind the U.S. Army Corps [...]

Three hurt in off-road rollover

[ 0 ] May 25, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Three teens were injured, one critically, when the off road vehicle they were using Sunday  failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the trail they were following, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Names of the injured were no released because of their ages. The accident happened at 12:18 [...]

Workers remove a stained glass window from the old Methodist Church next to town hall. A new community building was planned for the old church site, but the building may now be constructed on the current twon park site.

Town board debates moving park

[ 0 ] May 21, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Oologah Town Board members discussed relocating the town park for a new community building at a special meeting Tuesday afternoon. Town officials discovered a problem with the planned location of the new building. The community building was going to be constructed west of town hall on the site of [...]

Members of the Oologah Class of 2014 get ready to line up and enter Mustang Stadium Saturday night to receive their diplomas.

Oologah graduation packs Mustang Stadium

[ 0 ] May 21, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor A packed house at Mustang Stadium cheered on 141 Oologah graduates Saturday night. The Class of 2014 filed into the stadium as the band played the traditional Pomp and Circumstance. High school principal Robert Schornick led the seniors in one last chant of Mustang Magic. “Good luck and good [...]

DA Steidley, staff cleared by grand jury of any crimes but get some criticism

DA Steidley, staff cleared by grand jury of any crimes but get some criticism

[ 1 ] May 20, 2014

Here is the Interim Report: http://oologahonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/INTERIM-REPORT-13.pdf District Attorney Janice Steidley and members of her staff were cleared of any criminal wrongdoing or actions that would lead to ouster proceedings in a 74-page report issued today by Oklahoma’s multicounty grand jury. The grand jury was critical of some actions of the DA and her staff, but [...]

Growing up

Growing up

[ 1 ] May 14, 2014

Oologah seniors Brinley Evans (from left), former kindergarten teacher Sharon Culver, Conner Wolters, Hunter Jeffs, former kindergarten teacher Susan Murray and Reighly Blakley planted a tree as the first kindergarten class in the Oologah Lower Elementary building. They imitate that pose in a second picture captured by Chris Edens last week. The seniors graduate at 7 [...]

Oologah band earns gold in Chicago

Oologah band earns gold in Chicago

[ 0 ] May 13, 2014

The bands will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday night at the OHS auditorium By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor The Oologah High School band earned Superior ratings in Chicago last weekend at the Heritage Festival. The concert and jazz bands earned Superior or Gold ratings and the band won the Spirit of Chicago Award. “I [...]

MAFR hosts Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday

MAFR hosts Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday

[ 0 ] May 7, 2014

Mid America Farm and Ranch will host its Customer Appreciation Day Saturday, May 10. Dellaney Eden (left) proves that even young shoppers can find just what they need at Mid America Farm and Ranch in Talala. Samantha Brannam (right) gives her little customer a hand in finding goat treats. The Saturday events will include free food, [...]