By CHRIS EDENS, City Editor Oologah Town Board members took another step towards the construction of a new media center at last week’s meeting. The board approved a construction management contract with Brewer Construction Company. The contract will cover the demolition of the old Methodist Church and the construction of the new building. A vacant [...]
The 2014 Oologah basketball homecoming court members are sophomore escort Jake Schovanec (from left) and sophomore attendant Krystal Holley, senior escort Kolton Kitterman and senior attendant Brinley Evans, king Ezra Deaton and queen Emily Pashley, junior attendant Ashley Edwards and junior escort Kody McCutchen and freshmen attendant Kendal Ouverson and Casey Base. Pashley will be [...]
Three trucks were involved in a chain reaction collision on US-169 and 4090 Road about 6 p.m. on Thursday evening. According to a witness, the red RAM 1500 truck (front) was northbound on US-169. The tan RAM 2500 truck was stopped in the median of US-169 waiting for a break to go south on 4090 Road. The tan [...]
Northbound US-169 was restricted briefly on Friday morning after a power line was pulled down over the road. Northwest firefighters, ODOT and Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative responded to the scene. VVEC crews removed the line.
By FAITH WYLIE, Leader writer Dancing or drama? Boating or baseball? Choose your passion or indulge in a variety of activities this week. The Mustangs host Inola in district baseball playoffs starting at 4:30 this afternoon (Thursday, April 25). Friday’s choices include a post-apocalyptic play performed by drama students or country music at Cowboy Country Fellowship. [...]
Funeral service for Esther Boumi York will be 11 a.m., Monday, April 22, at the Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Chapel in Claremore with Father William Christ officiating. Burial will follow at Chelsea Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Sun. 1-6 p.m. Esther passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Sterling House of Claremore at the [...]
By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor After weeks of controversy, the Leader now has what appears to be conclusive evidence that Mat Shockley is a resident and registered voter of the Town of Oologah. His eligibility to run for a seat on the Oologah Town Board had been questioned based on whether his residence at [...]
Oologah is upgrading the town park with renovations on the gazebo and new picnic tables. Is it time for the kitschy black gorilla to retire? Or should it stay?
By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Dr. Sam Stauffer will be temporarily seeing patients in Claremore while Utica Park Clinic prepares his new facilities in Oologah. The longtime Oologah Family Medicine physician will temporarily relocate to Utica Park Clinic – Claremore, where he is welcoming new and current patients. His new temporary office is located [...]
Watch for the winners in the 2012 Best Recipes Section in the Dec. 6 Leader. Main Course and Side Dishes UNCLE JOHN’S ALMOST-AUTHENTIC SOUTH TEXAS EASY ENCHILADAS Submitted by Jim Norwine 2 cans enchilada sauce 2 cans chili no beans 1 packet dry enchilada seasoning 1 can tomato sauce 1 lb ground beef 20-30 corn [...]