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School schedule pick-up times and location

School schedule pick-up times and location

[ 0 ] August 3, 2017

 Middle School schedules can be picked up from noon to 7 p.m., Aug 10 at the Upper Elementary storm shelter. High School schedules can be picked up from noon to 7 p.m., Aug 15 at the Upper Elementary storm shelter.

ODOT responsible for mowing Hwy 169

[ 0 ] July 27, 2017

Spoke with County Commissioner Steve Hendrix today and found out that ODOT is responsible for mowing Hwy 169 between Oologah and Collinsville. If you would like to complain please call Jason Whitworth with ODOT at 918-341-2123 or you can send an email to: jwhitworth@odot.org

Back to school information

Back to school information

[ 0 ] July 24, 2017

Here’s our back to school countdown information: New Student Enrollment is July 31 through Aug. 7 at the Oologah-Talala Central enrollment office, located near the Oologah Middle School and the athletic building on the east side of Mustang Drive. Enrollment packets are available online at www.Oologah.K12.ok.us School Supplies Lower Elementary: LE School supply list 17-18 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Independence Holiday

Independence Holiday

[ 0 ] July 2, 2017

The Stallion Battalion marching band is selling fireworks at Pete’s Conoco under the TNT tent. Stop by and give our band a boost. You can buy fireworks in the city limits of Oologah, but you cannot shoot them off in town or at the lake parks. Find a friend who lives outside the town limits [...]

Update on Talala accident

Update on Talala accident

[ 0 ] June 30, 2017

UPDATE: Here’s the trooper”s report on the injury accident early Wednesday morning in Talala. A big thank you to Dawn Orwig for getting up in the middle of the night to shoot those great pictures in this week’s Leader. An injury collision occurred on 6/28/17 at approximately 0110 hours on EW 340RD at US169, approximately [...]