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HOOPS 4 HOUNDS

HOOPS 4 HOUNDS

[ 0 ] February 2, 2017
Dennis Byrd killed by impact in crash

Dennis Byrd killed by impact in crash

[ 0 ] January 25, 2017

OHP report to DA on possible charges coming soon By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Copyright 2017, Oologah Lake Leader LLC Dennis Byrd was killed virtually immediately by blunt trauma in a fiery head-on crash Oct. 15, before flames or smoke could cause any injury, an autopsy report shows. The report by the Office of [...]

Michael Tolley visitation set Monday, Funeral is Tuesday

Michael Tolley visitation set Monday, Funeral is Tuesday

[ 0 ] January 21, 2017

Michael Eugene Tolley died Wednesday, Jan. 18 in Oologah. He was 66. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday and funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with Pastor Kent Jensen of Oologah Assembly of God officiating. Both will be held at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel in Owasso. Casket bearers will be Aaron [...]

Rios gets four life terms

Rios gets four life terms

[ 0 ] January 20, 2017

From News on 6 and staff reports NOWATA—Kansas Citian Cesar Rios today was handed four life prison terms in connection with the multi-state chase and shooting spree that left Oologah Police Lt. Charles Neill permanently injured. Rios, 25, was ordered to serve the terms concurrently, meaning he will be 62 before becoming eligible for parole [...]

OTEMS: Roads deteriorate badly in Rogers County;; OTEMS update on crashes; “Do not travel unless it is an emergency”

OTEMS: Roads deteriorate badly in Rogers County;; OTEMS update on crashes; “Do not travel unless it is an emergency”

[ 0 ] January 13, 2017

NEWS ADVISORY FROM OTEMS PARAMEDICS Friday, Jan 13, 2017; 2135 pm ROGERS COUNTY ROAD CONDITIONS BAD; OTEMS ASSISTING AT TWO CRASH SCENES   OTEMS ambulance units are assisting on two crashes—one on Winganon Bridge and the other at US 169 and Oklahoma 88—as road conditions have rapidly deteriorated in Rogers County. The bridge crash is [...]

How close was Ark. Nuke mishap to Armageddon?

How close was Ark. Nuke mishap to Armageddon?

[ 0 ] January 4, 2017

 From staff and news service reports You’ve probably never heard of Damascus, Ark., a 2-square-mile town of 385 people 50 miles north of Little Rock, 270 miles east of Oologah, and just south of a nuclear missile silo where in 1980 a Titan II missile’s fuel tank was ruptured in a freak mishap. Its payload [...]

Jesse Leaverton bank robbery surveillance photo

Jesse Leaverton: Pure evil or evil’s victim?

[ 0 ] December 28, 2016

BULLETIN: Jesse Bud Leaverton was sentenced to life in prison today following an afternoon-long hearing in U.S. District Court in Tulsa. Details will follow. By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Talalan Jesse Bud Leaverton will find out Thursday afternoon if 2016′s final days will provide his last hope ever to be a free man again. [...]

Prather injured in single vehicle accident

[ 0 ] December 24, 2016

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Matthew Logsdon of Rogers County Detachment Troop B reported that 19 year-old Casey Prather of Oologah was involved in a single vehicle wreck on Old Highway 88 today at 10:47 a.m. He said she was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado eastbound in old 88 1/10 of a mile east of County [...]

OTEMS takes special steps to deal with coming Arctic blast

OTEMS takes special steps to deal with coming Arctic blast

[ 0 ] December 16, 2016

OTEMS Paramedics  is already taking major steps to ensure the safety of both its patients and medics during the coming Arctic cold blast. In an all-staff advisory issued Friday afternoon, Operations Director Kelly Deal announced steps ranging from changing uniform requirements for medics to providing extra protection from extreme cold for patients while they are [...]

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 [...]