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OHP cut impacts could be worse

OHP cut impacts could be worse

[ 0 ] December 8, 2016

Public, legislature keys to public safety By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader LLC Oklahoma Highway Patrol cuts announced last week will not hit Northwest Rogers County nearly as hard as they will other areas. But things could get worse everywhere, endangering public safety, Cabinet Secretary and Commissioner of Public Safety [...]

Knott, Wigginton to vie for O-T Board seat

Knott, Wigginton to vie for O-T Board seat

[ 0 ] December 8, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Ty Knott has challenged Brian Wigginton for a five-year term on the Oologah School Board. Both filed for the seat on the first day of the filing period (Monday, Dec. 12), the Rogers County Election Board said. Knott, 34, lives at 9560 S. 4096 Road in rural Oologah. Wigginton, [...]

Mustangs end season with Silver Football, Fall Sports wrapup planned next week

Mustangs end season with Silver Football, Fall Sports wrapup planned next week

[ 0 ] December 8, 2016

BULLETIN: SPORTS WRAPUP We’re trying some new this year. The Leader will publish a fall sports special section on Dec. 15.  It will honor, football, softball and volleyball players. Congratulations ads are $50 with a photo or $25 without a photo. PLEASE GET AD INFO IN BY SATURDAY. Email photos and information to Oologahads@sbcglobal.net. Call [...]

Joppa proves he’s not just any old robot

Joppa proves he’s not just any old robot

[ 0 ] December 1, 2016

Oologah High School had an unusual visitor recently. Joppa , a full size robot joined the robotics team for the morning and also got to show off for most high school students while they were moving classes. His owner is making a few adjustments to get the air pressure just right as several students watch. [...]

Fun at the Birthplace on Friday and Saturday

Fun at the Birthplace on Friday and Saturday

[ 0 ] December 1, 2016

Will’s Country Christmas December 2nd and 3rd Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday Enjoy Christmas Shopping, Pictures with Santa, Storytelling, Hay Rides, Wild West Shootouts, Pony Rides, Carolers, Music, Food and more…. Bring the whole family. ​Wild West Hayride Show – 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm each day ​Santa [...]

Service set Saturday for Coni Houghtling

Service set Saturday for Coni Houghtling

[ 1 ] November 28, 2016

Service for Coni Houghtling is Saturday, Dec. 3 Constance (Coni) Elizabeth Carr Houghtling, 63, of Talala, passed away on Nov. 22, 2016 at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa. Coni was born Dec. 30, 1952 in San Antonio, Texas to Richard P. and Helen Carr, both deceased. She attended Oologah United Methodist Church from 1995 to [...]

Mustangs, Bulldogs to face off for gold at 7 p.m. Friday in BA

Mustangs, Bulldogs to face off for gold at 7 p.m. Friday in BA

[ 0 ] November 26, 2016

For the third time in three years, the Oologah Mustangs and Wagoner Bulldogs will face off for the gold ball in 4A state football. Administrators have been notified that the game will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Broken Arrow Memorial Stadium, said Superintendent Max Tanner. The official OSSAA online bracket had not yet been [...]

School Board filing begins Dec. 5

School Board filing begins Dec. 5

[ 0 ] November 22, 2016

School board filings start Monday, Dec. 5 Staff and news service reports Candidates for open Board of Education seats in Rogers County school districts have from 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5 through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 to file declarations of candidacy. Rogers County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said all filings will be made [...]

Whatever Happened to ___?

Whatever Happened to ___?

[ 0 ] November 20, 2016

My Correct Views on Everything1 By Jim Norwine2 Spitting in the wind: Whatever Happened to ___? “We used to look more sober and serene. People speak without the modulation I grew up on. And so much faster. These ordinary things about living now are stranger than moon walks or cell phones.”3  “It drives me nuts [...]

Mustangs knock off Tuttle, face Clinton

Mustangs knock off Tuttle, face Clinton

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Game report from Jennifer Hertel: The boys went back and forth with Tuttle during the first half, and came out for the second half on fire, scoring a touchdown in the first minute of the third quarter. Our boys rose above the obstacles to come away with a win. Here’s a playoff bracket. If the [...]