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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 [...]

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 [...]

Veterans Day salute

Veterans Day salute

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Saluting our veterans Oologah Lower Elementary students perform a salute to American veterans on Veterans Day Nov. 11. The students wore replicas of military uniforms in the musical drama. In the second photo, local veterans rise to be honored at the Veterans Day Assembly at Oologah Lower Elementary school. The event was Friday morning.  “We [...]

Dramatic results

Dramatic results

[ 0 ] November 13, 2016

The Oologah High School speech team traveled to Booker T. Washington tournament Nov. 5 and came away with fourth place team sweepstakes and five regional qualifications. Those regional qualifiers are: Raylee Driver (from left) placing first in Dramatic Duet and second in Prose Interpretation, Felicia Carpenter placing first in Dramatic Duet and second in Poetry [...]

1/5 of Daniels spending goes to man facing 3 felonies

1/5 of Daniels spending goes to man facing 3 felonies

[ 0 ] November 4, 2016

Statewide political scandal hits home By John M. Wylie II, Publisher Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader The Republican candidate for the state senate seat representing the Oologah-Talala area, Julie Daniels, has paid almost one-fifth of her total campaign expenditures to a consultant who was charged Thursday in Oklahoma County with three felonies, records show. The [...]

Pop Up Shops Open Saturday 2-8

Pop Up Shops Open Saturday 2-8

[ 0 ] November 3, 2016

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Christmas decorations at going up at the Oolagah Historical Museum. Windows on other downtown buildings were painted Tuesday with Christmas designs in preparation for the “Christmas on Cooweescoowee Pop Up Shops” event Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce Committee chairman Erica Sanders [...]

O-T SCORES WELL IN A-F TESTS

O-T SCORES WELL IN A-F TESTS

[ 0 ] October 28, 2016

Despite a year marred by tragedy and an outside test vendor which created havoc due to programming and equipment failures, Oologah-Talala Schools still scored well in the statewide A-F school grades released overnight. Oologah Lower and Upper Elementary had A- grades, the Middle School earned a B+ and the High School earned a C+. In [...]

Officials Warn of Early Start to Flu Season

Officials Warn of Early Start to Flu Season

[ 0 ] October 27, 2016

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) began surveillance for seasonal influenza early this fall and is detecting laboratory confirmed cases of influenza among Oklahomans.  In addition, there have been 14 influenza-associated hospitalizations since September 1, 2016, a total that is concerning at this point in the season. Cases of influenza illness have been geographically [...]