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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 [...]

Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader/Photographer Faith Wylie

Several injuried in collision on Hwy 88

[ 0 ] October 21, 2016

An apparent head-on collision may have injured as many as six people. The collision between a tan Cadillic Escalade and a black Honda Pilot occurred in the northbound lane of Oklahoma 88 at 420 Road, just south of the Christ’s Outpost curve, at about 1:42 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. None of the injuries appeared [...]

Be prepared to vote Nov. 8

Be prepared to vote Nov. 8

[ 0 ] October 19, 2016

Be prepared! Study what will be on your Nov. 8 ballot in Northwest Rogers County and a neutral explanation of the state questions Ballot – Candidates: 2016 Ballot candidates Ballot – Questions: 2016 Ballot questions Analysis of State Questions: State Questions

Boologah! and more

Boologah! and more

[ 0 ] October 16, 2016

Oologah will host two weeks of celebration By FAITH WYLIE, Leader writer The calendar is packed with activities the last week of October and the first week of November. “You won’t need to leave Rogers County to have a great time,” said Carolyn Estes, Chamber president. Area residents can receive an early Christmas gift when [...]