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BBQ set to celebrate Allene Fawcett’s life

BBQ set to celebrate Allene Fawcett’s life

[ 0 ] March 18, 2015

Allene “Granny” Fawcett The family of Allene Fawcett, known to many as Granny, is inviting her friends to join them at the Oologah Community Building at 1 pm Monday, March 23, to celebrate her joy of life and love of friends and family. Because Granny loved a party, Mike and Michael Fawcett will be smoking [...]

Service set Monday for Velda Redfearn

Service set Monday for Velda Redfearn

[ 0 ] March 14, 2015

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 soccer tournament Thursday and Friday

Oologah hosts soccer tournament Thursday and Friday

[ 0 ] March 11, 2015

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 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

Service held for Tony Platner

Service held for Tony Platner

[ 0 ] March 7, 2015

  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 [...]

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 [...]

Lakeviews: In honor of Cara Cowan Watts

Lakeviews: In honor of Cara Cowan Watts

[ 7 ] March 4, 2015

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, [...]

Ladies advance to area tournament

Ladies advance to area tournament

[ 0 ] March 4, 2015

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 [...]

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 [...]