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Heat warning issued

Heat warning issued

[ 0 ] July 21, 2017

It will be dangerous hot through Saturday evening, the National Weather service warns. OTEMS is on alert for heat sufferers. Here’s what they say: EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SATURDAY… The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT Saturday. [...]

Civil war sward authenticated

Confederate sword is crowd-pleaser

[ 0 ] July 20, 2017

Leonard Mailes brought his ancestor’s Civil War sword to the Antiques Appraisal event at the Oologah Historical Museum on Friday night. Ralph Williams estimated the value at $1,000. Leonard Mailes of Oologah had just picked up the family treasure in Alabama. It came with a book, documenting the career of his ancestor. “Oh, yes, this [...]

Robert Justin Hines

Robert Justin Hines

[ 0 ] July 18, 2017

Robert Justin Hines Robert Justin Hines passed away Friday morning July 14, 2017. He went to be with the Lord in Heaven while surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Albuquerque, NM. He lived in Oologah, where he attended school at Oologah-Talala High School. He worked as a CNC programmer and machinist. [...]

Correction

[ 0 ] July 14, 2017

We made a mistake on the spelling of Steve Hendrix’s name in the article in the news paper. We are so sorry.

Two years up the creek

Two years up the creek

[ 0 ] July 12, 2017

Two years up the creek The rehabilitation of the Four Mile Creek bridge is complete, but the road is still closed. An inspector for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation closed the bridge on July 10, 2015 after discovering holes in the steel deck support. That cut off direct access to the South Business District, hurting [...]

Fire Protection District Candidate Filings Deadline Wednesday, July 12, 2017

[ 0 ] July 11, 2017

Candidates who are real property owners for Fire Protection Districts in Rogers County could file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017. Filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the County Election Board office for the indicated offices for each of the [...]

Samuel Beck

Samuel Beck

[ 0 ] July 10, 2017

Samuel Beck, 74, former resident of Collinsville, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017. He was born June 15, 1943 in Collinsville to Jay and Pauline Beck. He had a passion for music and as a young boy he learned to play the guitar from his older brothers, Don, Bob and Jim. All of the boys [...]

School Board fills three positions

School Board fills three positions

[ 0 ] July 8, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES, LEADER WRITER The Oologah-Talala Board of Education hired an assistant superintendent, high school principal, and school nurse during Monday night’s meeting. Tony Sappington was selected for the assistant superintendent’s position. Kevin Hogue was named high school principal and Shonna Kubian will be the school nurse. The Board approved the resignation of Tamika [...]

Carol Linihan

Carol Linihan

[ 0 ] July 8, 2017

Carol Regina (Syverson) Linihan, 78, resident of Oologah, passed from this life on Thursday evening July 6, 2017. She was born January 11, 1939 in Cleveland, OH to Clarence and Edith (Perna) Syverson.  After completing the third grade, her family moved to Tulsa where she completed her education, graduating from East Central high school in [...]

Service is Monday for Cullus Jones

Service is Monday for Cullus Jones

[ 0 ] July 7, 2017

Cullus Ray Jones, 78, of Oologah, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Cullus was born on Aug. 3, 1938 in Strang to Raymond and Iva Mae (Elrod) Jones. He graduated from Strang School and later served his country in the Navy. Cullus was married to Linda Jones for 55 years and together they made [...]