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Parade moves to Sunday so Santa can cheer for Mustangs

Parade moves to Sunday so Santa can cheer for Mustangs

[ 0 ] November 28, 2014

The Oologah Christmas parade has been moved to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7 in downtown Oologah. That way, Santa and all the Mustang fans can cheer on the Mustangs on Friday night. The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Anyone wishing to be in the parade may do so by getting in [...]

Mass is Monday for Vivian Allen

Mass is Monday for Vivian Allen

[ 0 ] November 28, 2014

Frances Vivian Allen was born on Dec. 23, 1921 inTulsa. She passed to her heavenly reward Nov. 25, 2014 just before her 93rd birthday. Vivian’s family lovingly regards her as “the greatest mother from the greatest generation”. Vivian was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, J.D. Allen ofCollinsville. Vivian is survived by [...]

McKinney nominated for Player of the Week

[ 0 ] November 23, 2014

The Tulsa World has paid little attention to the Mustangs, sometimes devoting 2 or 3 inches to crucial victories in both the regular season and the playoffs. That’s changed this week–This Week’s Must See Game is Ooolgah vs. Ft. Gibson in Sapulpa. JIMMY MCKINNEY has been nominated several times for player of the week. This [...]

Five die in Watova crash

Five die in Watova crash

[ 0 ] November 22, 2014

Final Nov. 22 update–10:30 p.m. Three Nowatans and two Tulsans were killed and a sixth critically injured in a head-on crash just before 2 p.m.Saturday near Watova  that completely blocked traffic on the busy highway for hours, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Extrication of the victims took hours, and emergency officials ordered all civilians barred [...]

Raging inferno in snow storm

Raging inferno in snow storm

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

By JOHN M WYLIE II, Editor   A raging inferno just before midnight Saturday destroyed this house at18204 S. Owalla Rd.and injured the owner, who had gone back inside to rescue one of his dogs, Northwest Rogers County Fire Capt. Mat Shockley said. The dog was saved and the man, in his 50s, was back [...]

Willard Gary Ulrey passes away

Willard Gary Ulrey passes away

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

Willard Gary Ulrey, of Oologah was born Jan. 28, 1950 in Claremore to Willard C. and Mary A. (Vest) Ulrey. He passed away Nov. 2, 2014 in Tulsa after an extended illness. Gary retired from Rogers County District 2 after nearly 20 years of service. He enjoyed many years of ranching and raising livestock, in [...]

Service held for Anna Elizabeth Plumer

Service held for Anna Elizabeth Plumer

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

Anna Elizabeth Plumer, 91, passed away Nov. 15, 2014. Anna lived in Rogers County most of her life, growing up in Talala helping on the family farm before moving to Wichita, Kan. to work at McDonald Douglas during the war. She married Fred Plumer Nov. 3, 1945. They made their home in Talala where they [...]

Joan Trummel passes away

Joan Trummel passes away

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

Joan Marilyn Trummel passed away on Nov. 15, 2014 in Tulsa. The daughter of Roy and Anna Cameron was born in Moneton, New Brunswick, Canada. Joan met Ron Trummel in Bermuda while working as a nurse. Ron, who was in the Air Force, and Joan married. The couple later moved to Tulsa. Ron and Joan moved from [...]

School budget down by $870,000

School budget down by $870,000

[ 0 ] November 16, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor  A tight budget was approved by the Oologah School Board Monday night. Superintendent Max Tanner presented the budget numbers to the board. A general fund budget of $9.9 million was approved for the 2014-2015 school year. The amount is an estimate of needs based on 90 percent of last year’s [...]

Oologah faces Clinton in Quarter Finals

Oologah faces Clinton in Quarter Finals

[ 0 ] November 15, 2014

Oologah swamped Poteau 42-0 on Friday night, Nov. 14 to advance in the 4A state playoffs. The team travels to Clinton on Friday, Nov. 21 for the quarter finals. In the semi finals, the Mustangs will face either Ft. Gibson or Newcastle. See more details in the special playoff section, coming Wednesday in the Oologah [...]