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Services set Monday for Delbert DeLozier

Services set Monday for Delbert DeLozier

[ 0 ] November 1, 2015

Services for Delbert Lee DeLozier, 65, of Oologah will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Owalla Road Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Wards Grove Cemetery in Foyil under the direction of DeLozier Funeral Service of Chelsea. Delbert He was born in Bible Grove, Illinois on March 4, 1950 to Norva and Flora Belle (Leerskov) [...]

Prayers continue for Sheri Bates

Prayers continue for Sheri Bates

[ 0 ] October 29, 2015

By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer Prayers are still being requested for Sheri Bates, an active band parent and supporter known for her ready smile, who was injured Saturday during the Oklahoma State University Homecoming Parade disaster. Bates is a band mother and extremely active volunteer in Oologah High School Band activities. She had traveled to [...]

Rain won’t spook Boologah celebration

Rain won’t spook Boologah celebration

[ 0 ] October 29, 2015

By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer Oologah area spooks and goblins might be singing “Rain, rain, go away!” but wait, the Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce has worked out a rain plan so Boologah and the movie “Hocus Pocus will go on as planned. The event will move to the Oologah United Methodist Church if it [...]

NTC explains upcoming ballot questions

NTC explains upcoming ballot questions

[ 0 ] October 29, 2015

Two questions involving a proposed millage increase for Northeast Technology Center will be on the ballot Nov. 10. One, if approved, would enact the millage levy increase and the second would make the increase permanent rather than requiring voters to decide annually on renewing it. The district said the request is aimed to increase the [...]

Oologah Upper Elementary students Madelyn Ryan, Kayden Golay, McKenna Mader, Kadie McClish and Lilly Broaddrick rehearse a scene from the play "The Life and Times of Will Rogers." The students will present the play at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Birthplace Ranch to celebrate Will's birthday.

Students ready to perform for Will’s birthday

[ 0 ] October 29, 2015
Josie, a three-year-old blood hound and Rogers County Sheriff's Deputy Teresa Dye pick up the scent of an Oologah Middle School student who went missing Wednesday afternoon. The girl was found and appeared to be unharmed.

Missing girl found safe

[ 0 ] October 28, 2015

By Chris Edens City Editor An Oologah Middle School student was found safe after going missing from school Wednesday afternoon. She apparently wandered off campus about 1 p.m. Officials discovered she was missing when she failed to show up for a class. Administrators notified authorities and a search was organized. The search began in a [...]

Victims of OSU Parade disaster identified

Victims of OSU Parade disaster identified

[ 0 ] October 25, 2015

Stillwater Police released a list of those killed and injured in Saturday’s disaster at the Oklahoma State University Homecoming Parade. Condition reports were current as of just after midnight Sunday, the police department said. Deceased Juvenile 2 Stillwater Prabhakar, Nakita 23 Edmond Stone, Bonnie Jean 65 Stillwater Stone, Marvin Lyle 65 Stillwater Critical condition Bates, [...]

Oologah band mom is injured, O-T grad accused in OSU parade disaster

Oologah band mom is injured, O-T grad accused in OSU parade disaster

[ 6 ] October 24, 2015

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor STILLWATER–Sheri Bates, mother of an Oologah High School Band member, was among the survivors who were most gravely injured Saturday morning when a car plowed into the OSU Homecoming Parade. She was airlifted from the parade site to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City after a 2014 Hyundai Elantra [...]

Oologah High one of only 3 County schools  to get A-level grade

Oologah High one of only 3 County schools to get A-level grade

[ 0 ] October 22, 2015

Three schools, one each in Oologah, Verdigris and Claremore, received Rogers County’s only A-level grades in the controversial statewide A-F school grades released today by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Oologah-Talala High School received a grade of A- in the rankings, and all other O-T schools—Lower, Upper Elementary, and Middle schools—received B grades. Report [...]

Festival says ‘Happy 125th Birthday Talala!’

Festival says ‘Happy 125th Birthday Talala!’

[ 0 ] October 21, 2015

Saturday is the big day when the Talala Historical Society hosts the Talala Fall Festival celebrating the town’s 125th birthday. Festivities kick off at 10 a.m. with the parade. Daylong activities include food trucks, arts and crafts booths, Safari Joe’s animals, a Car Show, cake walks, a bounce house, and live music performed by various [...]