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Car recovered after ‘intentional’ dive

Car recovered after ‘intentional’ dive

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor   A Kia SUV was recovered from about seven feet of water In Oologah Lake after the driver drove it off the Winganon Boat Ramp about noon Sunday, the Oklahoma Lake Patrol reported. Capt. George Brown and other OHP officials gave this account of the incident: About 12:41 p.m. [...]

A great little town

A great little town

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

  LAKEVIEWS • JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor and Publisher “And after it rains, there’s a rainbow, and all of the colors are black. It’s not that the colors aren’t there. It’s just imagination they lack. Everything’s the same, back in my little town. Nothing but the dead and dying, back in my little town.” [...]

Carl Lockett passes away

Carl Lockett passes away

[ 0 ] August 2, 2014

Graveside Services for Carl Allen Lockett, 70, of Tulsa, were held Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow. Rev. Kirt Myers officiated. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry. Carl was born June 10, 1944 in Barnsdall to Cleland Carl and Pearl Adelee (Raber) Lockett. He passed [...]

Oologah-Talala Public Schools Schedule Pick Up and August Calendar

Oologah-Talala Public Schools Schedule Pick Up and August Calendar

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

All dates, times and locations are subject to change.     Schedule Pick Up   Pre-K Parent meeting Thursday, Aug 14, 7 p.m.   Upper & Lower Elementary Meet the Teacher Night Monday, Aug 18 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.   Middle School All Middle School Schedules can be picked up in the commons area 6th [...]

Oologah Elementary Supply List

Oologah Elementary Supply List

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

  Oologah Lower Elementary Supply List Pre-K 1 Full size backpack with no wheels 1 blue plastic folder with brads 1 red plastic folder with brads 1 green plastic folder with brads 1 10 ct of #2 pencils 2 24 ct of Crayola crayons 1 10 ct of Crayola markers (primary colors) 1 prang washable [...]

Park to expand

Park to expand

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

 By CHRIS EDENS City Editor A new Oologah town park and community building gained new life Monday morning. Oologah Town Board members approved relocating the park behind town hall to make room for the community building at a special meeting. The board had voted against the park relocation last month after a vocal public protest. [...]

Summer reading wraps up

Summer reading wraps up

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Reading had its rewards Tuesday morning in Talala. Over 30 children attended the Talala Library Summer Reading Program finale. Participants received a free book, toys and gift certificates for snow cones, tater tots and ice cream. About 20 children who read 20 books or more were entered in a drawing [...]

Tributes to Will Rogers, Wiley Post expanded at annual fly-in

Tributes to Will Rogers, Wiley Post expanded at annual fly-in

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

By PAT REEDER Special to the Leader Each August for the past 25 years, Will Rogers and Wiley Post, who perished Aug. 15, 1935 in an Alaska plane crash, have been honored with a Fly-In. The two were undoubtedly the world’s most avid aviation boosters at the time. Headlining the tribute each year has been [...]

Forget Ebola—Oklahoma faces worse

Forget Ebola—Oklahoma faces worse

[ 1 ] July 30, 2014

JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor and Publisher   We have read a great deal lately about Shingles, Rocky Mountain Spotted Tick Fever, West Nile Virus, Ebola and other horrible diseases. But Oklahoma is facing a disease far more pernicious—Transparency Deficiency Disease. It is caused by government officials at all levels who believe the people are [...]

Leon P. Semkoff, 75, passed away

[ 1 ] July 30, 2014

Claremore – Leon P. Semkoff, 75, passed away Tues., July 29, 2014. Services will be 10:30 a.m., Fri., Aug., 1, 2014 in the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 5-7 at the funeral home. Rice Funeral Service 631 E. WillRogers Blvd Claremore,OK74017 Phone: 918-341-0376