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I-44 is one-lane at Wellston

I-44 is one-lane at Wellston

[ 0 ] February 13, 2014

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has shut down the outside lane of the Turner Turnpike at mile marker 159 due to needed repairs that could take several months to complete. This will be a one lane area until futher notice. Authority Lt. Gandy #100

Claremore cop John Singer lost another round in court in his lawsuit against DA Janice Steidley.

Steidley, Lair win another round in court against Claremore cop

[ 4 ] February 13, 2014

Judge vindicates them on officer’s credibility; dumps his evidence manufacturing claim By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor NEWS ANALYSIS The presiding federal judge in Tulsa has thrown out all but one issue in Claremore Police Officer John Singer’s lawsuit against Rogers County District Attorney Janice Steidley.  In a 31-page order, U.S. Chief District Judge Gregory [...]

Robert Powell, new school board member

McGlothlin ends tenure on O-T board

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah School Board President Lorrie McGlothlin laid down her gavel after last night’s meeting. After serving two, five year terms on the board, McGlothlin did not run for re-election. She served three terms as board president. McGlothlin said it was bitter sweet chairing her last meeting. “I’ll miss all the [...]

Ladies lose three on hardcourt

Ladies lose three on hardcourt

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs have been battling injuries and tough opponents in the final stretch of the regular season. Oologah lost to Grove and Vinita last week and almost beat Wagoner Monday night. The Lady Mustangs are 6-14 with two games left before playoffs. “I thought the kids played hard against [...]

Mustangs on a run

Mustangs on a run

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014

 By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor Oologah moved to #16 in 4A basketball rankings with wins over Grove, Vinita and Wagoner. The Mustangs have won 12 of their last 13 games and they’re on a seven game win streak. Oologah has hit it’s stride with the playoffs just around the corner. Oologah 63- Grove 55 The [...]

Fallin blindsides Memorial, 5 other agencies

Fallin blindsides Memorial, 5 other agencies

[ 0 ] February 11, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor When Gov. Mary Fallin delivered her State of the State Address and Executive Budget last week, she stunned everyone by proposing to fold the Will Rogers Memorial Commission, the Oklahoma Historical Society, the J.M. Davis Commission, the Scenic Rivers Commission and the Oklahoma Arts Council into the Department of [...]

Errol Calvert visitation set Saturday

Errol Calvert visitation set Saturday

[ 0 ] February 8, 2014

Errol Calvert, 73, of Talala, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Viewing and Visitation are scheduled for 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 and 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at Johnson Funeral Service, Sperry; Services at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at First   Baptist Church of Ramona,; Interment Ramona Cemetery.    

Visitation for Martha McAlvain set Monday

Visitation for Martha McAlvain set Monday

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

 Visitation for Martha Ann McAlvain will be held from 2-5 Sunday, Feb.  9, 2014, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso; funeral services will be at 11a.m. Monday at the Mowery Chapel.  Committal services and interment will follow at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Collinsville. Martha was born Sept. 1, 1915, in Claremore to George William and Ada [...]

Oologah's Courtney Sappington brings the ball upcourt and drives towards the lane last Friday in a 51-45 win against Wagoner.

Make up basketball games tonight

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014

Oologah will host Grove tonight in Varsity girls and boys basketball to make up the games cancelled on Monday night. Girls play at 6:30 followed by the boys. Junior High games will begin at 4 pm. 7th and 8th grade girls will play in the High School Gym. 7th, 8th and 9th grade boys will [...]

15 felonies, a delighted commissioner and so much more

15 felonies, a delighted commissioner and so much more

[ 4 ] February 5, 2014

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Commissioner Mike Helm has high praise for Rogers County Sheriff’s deputies who stopped a fuel theft from a snow plow Saturday and wound up booking a couple on 15 felony complaints. “We had a suspect and his girlfriend try to steal gas from one of our tractors. It is [...]