SATURDAY UPDATE: Oologah Basketball tournament today: Oologah boys face Lincoln Christian at 1:30 today in the consolation championship after a 68-43 victory over Catoosa last night. Oologah Girls face Claremore Sequoyah at 3 pm for third place after a 60-48 loss to Inola last night. Both games are in the Oologah High School gym Oologah [...]
By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor It’s hard to know who loves having Apple Market in Oologah more—the people who run it or the citizens who have welcomed it with open arms. “The thing that impressed me the most was the people in the community and the things you guys do as a community. I [...]
For the second straight day snow, ice and Arctic temperatures have forced Oologah-Talala schools to close. A warmer day is predicted Tuesday, with sunny skies and a high near 40, so officials are hoping much of the ice and snow will melt. However, there is a chance of freezing drizzle on Wednesday.
Visitation for Betty Jo Burma of Talala will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Collinsville Baptist Tabernacle; burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Oologah. Mrs. Burma passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at the age of 75.
Oologah-Talala Schools will be closed Monday due to a combination of icy roads and dangerously cold temperatures. The decision came early, before 5 p.m. Sunday, and was in line with many other districts in the affected area including Tulsa. The slick precipitation came overnight Saturday, and even though much of Sunday was sunny, low temperatures [...]
REFLECTIONS By Faith L. Wylie, Co-publisher How can one person be blessed with so many wonderful friends, co-workers and family members? I have been overwhelmed by everyone’s support the last three months. My adventure started in October with what appeared to be routine case of lymphoma, a very aggressive but curable form of cancer. I [...]
By JOHN M. WYLIE II and CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writers Two generations of the Fawcett family lost their home and most of their possessions Christmas Eve when fire erupted in their house at County Rd. 420 and Owalla Rd. There were no injuries but firefighters were able to save only the families’ Christmas presents and [...]
Update: Winning days are Jan. 1 and Jan. 5. Faith’s hair started coming out in clumps on Jan. 1. Today (Jan. 5) she has noticeable bald spots. So we have drawn a winner from each day. We forgot to have people register their names, so we have only the web hosts for our two winners. The [...]
Visitation for Ashley R. Morgan, a graduate of Oologah High School, will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 at Rice Funeral Service in Claremore. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at First United Methodist Church of Claremore, with interment to follow in Sageeyah Cemetery. She passed away [...]
Visitation for Robert K. Harper will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at the Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso; graveside services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at Ft. Gibson Cemetery, 1423 Cemetery Rd., Ft. Gibson, Okla. Mr. Harper passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 at the age of 79. Additional information [...]