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A classroom at Oologah High School after the 1991 tornado

Tornado safety for whole community would raise taxes for 4 years

[ 0 ] January 28, 2015

ONLY IN THE LEADER Oologah school patrons will have huge choice, probably on the April ballot — multipurpose safe rooms that also provide needed dining and class space, but at a cost of an added 7.51 mills ($9.98 per hundred dollars school property taxes paid now) annually for four years. The plan is considered the [...]

New faces for Oologah Board?

New faces for Oologah Board?

[ 0 ] January 22, 2015

Candidates for Ward 1, 2, 3, and 5, and for Town Clerk/Treasurer will file for office beginning Feb. 2. Mat Shockley is the only town board member who is not up for election. See this week’s Leader for details on how to file.

Oologah plays ball on sports complex

Oologah plays ball on sports complex

[ 0 ] January 22, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah’s long-awaited sports complex may soon be a reality. Oologah Town Board members approved a lease for the sports complex at a special meeting Tuesday morning. AEP-PSO donated approximately 46 acres of land south of Oologah on U.S. 169 to the town in 2009 to be used specifically for a [...]

1991 Leader photo by Faith Wylie Joining the modern world Oologah get a new digital telephone switch and toll-free dialing to Claremore, Collinsville, Tulsa, Owasso, Catoosa and Inola. Cutting the system over are (from left) Superintendent Keith Ballard, Mayor Jerry Holland and Leader Publisher John Wylie. Afterwards, people moved to the Leader office next door for a toast.

Leader salutes last 25 years of area history

[ 0 ] January 15, 2015

By FAITH WYLIE, Leader Writer Oologah and Talala are 125 years old in 2015. That calls for looking back at our history. In 2015 the Leader will feature the last 25 years, year by year. The year 1990 was featured on Jan. 8. The year of the tornado, 1991, is featured this week. Here are [...]