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Special Thanks to Fishing Derby Sponsors and Donors

Special Thanks to Fishing Derby Sponsors and Donors

[ 0 ] June 5, 2014

  The Oologah Lake Leader wishes to give a big thanks, along with the countless youth and their families in the area to the great sponsors and donors that allowed this fantastic event take place. From all across the area multiple business and corporations donated the goods that permitted this event to be free and fun for [...]

A group of children hold up signs to keep the Oologah Town Park in it's current location at the Oologah Town Board meeting Tuesday morning.

Town park stays put

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Oologah Town Board members voted to leave the town park in it’s current location after a large, vocal crowd packed town hall Tuesday morning to protest the move. The board was considering relocating the park to make room for a new community building. The original site for the new building was [...]

Earnie Pyle reports on D-day

Earnie Pyle reports on D-day

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

War Correspondent Earnie Plye Historic Column By EARNIE PYLE War Correspondent Introduction By JOHN WYLE Editor Special Thanks to the Scripps Howard Foundation http://www.scripps.com/foundation/ To learn more about the life and work of Earnie Pyle please vistit The Earnie Pyle World War II Museum http://www.erniepyle.org/   Introduction Ernie Pyle’s reporting on D-day, 70 years ago [...]

Oologah senior Tyler Base competes at regionals in the shot put as eventual state champion Austin Cantrell watches in the background. Base was unable to make the finals at state after he scratched because the shot put ring was under regulation size.

Base shot down at state track

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor An Oologah athlete was denied a chance at a state track championship last month. Senior Tyler Base scratched on all three of his attempts in the shot put May 9 in the preliminary rounds. Coaches later determined the shot put ring was six inches smaller than regulation size. Base [...]

Hobbs joins Leader staff as intern

Hobbs joins Leader staff as intern

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

  Jarrett Hobbs By JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor When recent OHS graduate Jarrett Hobbs lists himself as a “Renaissance man” on his business card, he isn’t kidding. The newly-hired intern at the Oologah Lake Leader was brought on board for his computer and graphics programs skills, desperately needed as Faith Wylie continues to undergo [...]

Catch of the day

Fishing Derby 2014 Photos (Coming Soon)

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

  By JARRETT HOBBS Lake Leader Intern The 2014 Kids Fishing Derby Day held on May 31 2014 was a smashing success with plenty of fish, fun and family to go around. Keep your eyes open as the Oologah Lake Leader reveals its massive pool of pictures to share this great event within the next [...]

John Purdy

Tulsa resident fights local cop, faces 8 counts

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014

  By CHRIS EDENS City Editor An altercation at Garden Walk apartments Friday led to the arrest of a Tulsa man and a wrestling match with an Oologah police officer. Officer Brent Holmes was dispatched to the apartment complex at 12:14 p.m. In his report, Holmes said the victim, Carrie Harmon told him her niece’s [...]

2014 Fishing Derby videos

2014 Fishing Derby videos

[ 1 ] June 2, 2014

The Kids Fishing Derby at Oologah Lake was great fun once again. Here are some links to videos of the event. Number 5 is particulary funny.   2014 Kids Fishing Derby at Oologah Lake 01       2014 Kids Fishing Derby at Oologah Lake 01   View on www.youtube.com Preview by Yahoo     [...]

Ramsey named top teacher

Ramsey named top teacher

[ 1 ] May 29, 2014

By CHRIS EDENS City Editor Kindergarten teacher Georgia Ramsey has been chosen as the Oologah Teacher of the Year. Ramsey was shocked and excited when she got the news last week. Lower elementary principal Crysti York made the announcement over the school intercom and Ramsey said her students went berserk. “I was very humbled they [...]

Kids reel in fun Saturday

Kids reel in fun Saturday

[ 0 ] May 29, 2014

Kids are invited to enjoy a day of Sun, Fun and Fishing on Saturday, May 31, rain or shine. If it is actively storming at start time Saturday morning, we’ll delay the start for a few hours until the storms pass. The event will be held at the ponds just behind the U.S. Army Corps [...]