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BULLETIN: Koop jailed on school vandalism warrant

BULLETIN: Koop jailed on school vandalism warrant

[ 0 ] September 30, 2016

Kaleb Koop, sought since May 1, 2015 on a felony warrant in connection with last year’s Oologah-Talala School vandalism spree, was jailed at 12:04 p.m. Friday on $2,000 bond, the amount set in the warrant, jail records show. “Wonderful, that’s a good deal,” said Superintendent Max Tanner when notified by the Leader of Koop’s initial [...]

The REAL STORY about the Oologah Town Board meeting

The REAL STORY about the Oologah Town Board meeting

[ 0 ] September 28, 2016

Boy, are our faces red. Somehow a June town board story found its way onto the front page of this week’s Leader instead a story about the Sept. 22 meeting. Here’s the correct story with our apologies. We’re blaming it on the computers.  Building a community center is not easy By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer [...]

Oologah Historical Museum joins in Homecoming celebration.

Oologah Historical Museum joins in Homecoming celebration.

[ 0 ] September 22, 2016

The Oologah Historical Museum is joining in the celebration of the 2016 Homecoming. The museum will be open at the end of the school day and close at the end of the parade on Sept. 29th. They will sell Tropical Sno snowcones, candy bars, pop and water. T-shirts are also for sale.

Enjoy Homecoming

Enjoy Homecoming

[ 0 ] September 21, 2016

Oologah High School will honor their Homecoming Candidates and announce the King and Queen at 6:30 pm Friday, Sept. 30,  under the lights at Mustang Stadium. At 7 pm, the Mustangs host Catoosa. This year the high school student body will have a vote in the King and Queen for the school. Each sport is [...]

David Rogers arrested again

David Rogers arrested again

[ 0 ] September 10, 2016

UPDATE: David Rogers was released from the Amos G. Ward Detention Center after posting $8,500 bond Sunday morning, according to a post this afternoon to the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office inmate booking log site. No court date was listed and no additional information on the specific wording of the booking complaints was reported. By JOHN [...]

Vandalism at the O-T school campus

$15,000 warrant issued for Johnny Casper

[ 2 ] September 7, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader LLC A warrant carrying a $15,000 bond was issued today (Wednesday) for Johnny Austin Casper after he failed to appear Friday for a court hearing. Casper is on a 7-year deferred sentence for his role in last year’s school vandalism spree, and the hearing [...]

Auditions Set for Youth Musical Production

Auditions Set for Youth Musical Production

[ 0 ] September 3, 2016

By PAT REEDER, Will Rogers Memorial Museums Auditions will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum Theatre for parts in a renewal of “Will and the Wind,” an original musical production written and produced by Dr. Dale Smith. It was first presented in Claremore more than 30 years ago. [...]

The Lazy D comes down in a controlled burn on Saturday, Aug. 27. Photo by Tim Carman.

Lazy D just a memory

[ 0 ] September 3, 2016

By FAITH L. WYLIE, Leader Writer The “D” was a beacon of comfort to long-haul truckers on a cold, rainy night. The “D” was a place of sustenance and celebration for the Mustang athletes after football and basketball games. The “D” was the place to eat after church on Sunday. The “D” was the home [...]

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 [...]