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Our District 2 taxpayers deserve representation

[ 0 ] August 24, 2016

Since Sept. 8, 2015 one third of Rogers County’s residents have been paying county taxes with no say in how that money is spent and no say in county policies that directly affect them. That’s how long the residents of District 2 have been without a voting county commissioner, and it is time for that [...]

Service is Thursday for Brad Barron

Service is Thursday for Brad Barron

[ 0 ] August 23, 2016

Brad Barron Lewey Bradford “Brad” Barron, 67, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at his home in Talala, surrounded by his family. He was born March 18, 1949, to Charles Sydney and Mary Margaret (Lewey) Barron. He graduated from Enid High School. In 1971, he received his degree from the University of Oklahoma. While attending [...]

Service Wednesday for Stella Rose Welch

Service Wednesday for Stella Rose Welch

[ 0 ] August 23, 2016

Stella Rose Welch, infant daughter of Jordan Welch and Brittany Wells, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. She was born July 8, 2016. Services celebrating Stella’s life will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at the Assembly of God Church in Chelsea. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Wann Cemetery, Oologah. Please [...]

New teachers at Oologah-Talala

Welcome to our new teachers

[ 0 ] August 20, 2016

We had the opportunity to meet and interview these great new teachers. They seem to be great additions to our outstanding school staff. Read the interviews in this week’s Oologah Lake Leader or online at our E-Leader.

Town Board sends forensic audit to DA

Town Board sends forensic audit to DA

[ 0 ] August 19, 2016

Here is the complete audit: Final Report – oologah Read an updated story in this week’s print Leader, on sale in stores for just 75¢ or our E-Leader for just 99¢ By JOHN M. WYLIE II and CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writers Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader LLC Oologah trustees unanimously voted Thursday to provide the [...]

Come play with us!

Come play with us!

[ 0 ] August 18, 2016

You are invited to the Ninth Annual Around Town Urban Golf Tournament Thursday, Sept 8, 2016 What’s Urban Golf? It’s regular golf played amidst the hazards of an urban environment with special non-destructive golf balls. Proceeds from the tournament provide classroom newspapers at the Oologah-Talala schools. The tournament is Thursday, Sept 8. We’ll start with [...]

John and Faith Wylie, Leader publishers

A letter to our friends

[ 0 ] August 17, 2016

By John and Faith Wylie, Publishers John wrote the brief biographies of our ten new teachers this week. Almost all of them agree about why they are coming here—this is such a caring community and the school is incredible because it has such an amazing staff and public support. Faith and John can certainly relate [...]

Football players looking good

Football players looking good

[ 0 ] August 14, 2016

The Mustangs showed their skills at the Blue/Gold scrimmage on Saturday evening. Gunter Pearson looked good at running back. Ethan Clark was dead-on with his kicking. A fan pointed out that 9 of 11 defensive starters were back this season. “They’re a year older, bigger and stronger,” he observed. The Mustangs scrimmage again on Friday [...]

Schools seek survey responses for long term plan, deadline is Aug. 26

Schools seek survey responses for long term plan, deadline is Aug. 26

[ 0 ] August 14, 2016

Please complete this survey by Aug. 26: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Oologah_Talala_CSI_Community By MAX TANNER, Superintendent Oologah-Talala Public Schools is planning for the future and needs the community’s help. Today, the district is launching its “Building on a Tradition of Excellence: A Vision for the Future” continuous strategic improvement initiative with a community survey. “Our community has always supported [...]

Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In  soars into Oologah Ranch Saturday

Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In soars into Oologah Ranch Saturday

[ 0 ] August 12, 2016

Weather looks good for Saturday morning. If storms develop, check here for any delays. Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In Saturday, August 13, Gates open at 7 a.m. 2,000-foot grass strip Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 E. 380 Road, Oologah Airport Identifier OK37; CTAF: 122.9 Classic car and motorcycle show, activities for children Food vendors [...]