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Oologah Officer Charles Neill recovering, third suspect caught.

Oologah Officer Charles Neill recovering, third suspect caught.

[ 0 ] May 29, 2015

By Chris Edens An Oologah Police Officer was shot Thursday evening after chasing a vehicle north on Hwy. 169. He remained in a Tulsa hospital recovering from injuries but was said to be doing well. Suspects Cesar Rios and Roxanne Mendoza were arrested Thursday evening in Montgomery County, Kansas. The third suspect was arrested Friday morning.  [...]

Water rises, storms continue

Water rises, storms continue

[ 0 ] May 25, 2015

The water in Oologah Lake is expected to rise at least two more feet before downstream flood subsides so that water can be released. Meanwhile the National Weather Service predicts thunderstorm threats will continue through next weekend. The area is under a flood warning and a flash flood watch until noon Tuesday. There is a [...]

Claremore firefighter dies during water rescue, Caney River over flood stage

Claremore firefighter dies during water rescue, Caney River over flood stage

[ 0 ] May 24, 2015

A Claremore fighter died Saturday night when he was sucked into a flooded storm drain. The firefighter was identified as Capt. Jason Farley. The Claremore firefighters were attempting a water rescue when the tragedy occurred. The Flood Warning for The Caney River near Oologah-Collinsville has been extended and strengthened from mild to moderate flooding. It [...]

Emergency services need callers’ help in flooded areas

Emergency services need callers’ help in flooded areas

[ 0 ] May 23, 2015

BULLETIN: A Flood Warning has been issued until Tuesday evening for the Caney River in the Oologah-Collinsville area of Rogers and Tulsa counties. The warning is effective from Monday morning until Tuesday evening unless cancelled earlier. At 1:30 p.m. Saturday, the stage was 14.23 feet. Flood stage is 26.0 feet. According to the National Weather [...]

Photo by  Chris Edens

Gorilla stands guard as new park underway

[ 0 ] May 20, 2015

The much-loved gorilla stands guard in the Oologah Town Park as a worker uses heavy equipment to tear up the old basketball court in the background. The park is being improved and relocated to the south of town hall and funds are being raised for a new community building. The wait is over and the [...]

Don’t be left out – 2015 Community Guide

Don’t be left out – 2015 Community Guide

[ 0 ] May 20, 2015

2015 Community Guide Order Form The Oologah Community Guide is growing! It will be a stapled 5.5” x 8.5” full color booklet, 16 to 20 pages. We distribute about 8,000 copies each year. It is inserted in the July 2 newspaper sent to all subscribers plus all other postal customers in Oologah and Talala. Plus, [...]

Public Agendas

Public Agendas

[ 0 ] May 13, 2015

The Leader will post agendas for public meetings as available: County Commission 5-18-15 agenda Planning Agenda 5-19-2015