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Come to Oologah Lake for the 4th

Come to Oologah Lake for the 4th

[ 0 ] July 1, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Fireworks are ready to light up Oologah Lake Saturday for the Fourth of July. Redbud Marina owner Mike Fawcett is set to orchestrate the annual fireworks show. The fireworks are launched from Overlook Bluff across from Hawthorn Beach. The show will start just after dusk Saturday night. The fireworks usually [...]

Band stand

Band stand

[ 0 ] July 1, 2015

Oologah Stallion Battalion band members Keith Kittrell (from left), Joesph Mickelson and Denton Bodine show off items from the band’s fireworks stand last week in the parking lot at Pete’s. The fireworks stand is a fundraiser for the Oologah Band. Hours are: 7 am – 10 pm Thursday, July 2 7 am – Midnight Friday [...]

Holmes gets PhaZZered in training

Holmes gets PhaZZered in training

[ 0 ] July 1, 2015

Talala Police Chief Phil Coe (left) and Oologah Police Pete Moore (right) hold Oologah Police officer Brent Holmes as he experiences being struck with a shock from the PhaZZer Enforcer that the officers are being issued. Each officer that will carry the non lethal law enforcement-level self-defense weapon had to go through the training session [...]

Gerald Thomas “Butch” Griffin, Sr. passes away

Gerald Thomas “Butch” Griffin, Sr. passes away

[ 0 ] June 30, 2015

A strong man with a heart of gold passed away in his Talala home with his family by his side on Monday, June 29, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. He was 71. Services honoring and remembering the life of Gerald Thomas “Butch” Griffin, Sr. are set for 10 a.m., Thursday, July 2, 2015 at [...]

Two hurt in wreck on Oologah Dam curve

Two hurt in wreck on Oologah Dam curve

[ 2 ] June 26, 2015

A crash which authorities say may have involved alcohol injured two men about 2 a.m. Friday when their vehicle lost control on the north curve of Oologah Dam, crashed into a sign and rolled down an embankment. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the driver of the 2007 Lexus, John Blanda, was treated by OTEMS Ambulance [...]

Public Agendas

Public Agendas

[ 0 ] May 13, 2015

The Leader will post agendas for public meetings as available: NW Fire Budget Meeting, 7 pm on Tuesday, June 23: 20150623.spc Rogers County Excise Board, 9 am on Wednesday, June 24: 6-24-15 special meeting agenda Will Rogers Memorial Commission, 10 am Wednesday, in the theatre: WRMC Agenda_6.24.2015 Meeting Times Oologah-Talala Public Schools 6 pm on the second Monday [...]