Velda Redfearn, 76, of Talala, died Thursday, March 12, 2015. Visitation will be 2-4 P.M., Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Moore’s Southlawn, 9350 E. 51st, Tulsa. Service will be 10 A.M., Monday, March 16, 2015 at Moore’s Southlawn Chapel.
Oologah hosts a varsity soccer tournament on Thursday and Friday. Game start times run from 10 am to 7 pm at both Mustang Stadium and the practice field. Girls face Bristow at 1 pm on Thursday. Boys face Memorial at 11:30 am.
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
Anthony Ivan “Tony” Platner, 51, of Oologah, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 in Tulsa. He was born March 29, 1963 in Joplin, Mo. to Phillip Ivan and Barbara Justin (Bowen) Platner. He was raised in Oologah and graduated with the Oologah High School Class of 1981. He married Anita Fuller [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Lakeviews by John M. Wylie II, Editor We are sad that Cara Cowan Watts will not hold an elected office in the Cherokee Nation after the upcoming election. She gave up her Tribal Council seat to run for Principal Chief, then announced Monday that the best chance of advancing her goals for the Cherokee people—including, [...]
By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor UPDATE: The Ladies lost to Locust Grove 66-38 in the regional championship game. They face Webster at 6:30 pm Thursday at Sapulpa. The Lady Mustangs battled their way to the regional championship basketball game with a win over Jay last week. “It was a hard-fought game and a good win for [...]
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 [...]
The Lady Mustangs beat Jay 50-49 on Thursday night. They face Locust Grove on Tuesday at 6:30 pm at Oologah. Both the winner and the runner-up will advance to the area tournament. The second game of the evening (boys) will feature Will Rogers and the winner of the Jay/Claremore Sequoyah game on Monday night. The [...]