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Edmondson to speak in Claremore

Edmondson to speak in Claremore

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

Former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson will speak at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31 at the Rogers County Democrats meeting. Edmondson is running for Oklahoma governor in 2018. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Rogers County Building at the Claremore Expo Center. For more information, call James Blouch, 918-406-1186.

Drug & Alcohol testing approved by Water District

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader writer Water District #4 adopted and are implementing a “Workplace Drug & Alcohol Testing” policy at their August 18 meeting. The Board unanimously voted to put the policy into place. Member Dusty Harper said that the proposed policy was standard with most companies and was not in response to any incidents [...]

Chamber of Commerce Welcomes school staff

Chamber of Commerce Welcomes school staff

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

The Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a welcome back breakfast for Oologah-Talala School District employees. PSO donated gift bags for the employees and Bluff Creamery/Ghost Hollow and Valley National Bank added items to the bags. McDonalds of Owasso also furnished the coffee and juice. Several door prizes and gift cards were also given out.

Eclipse 2017 in Oologah

Eclipse 2017 in Oologah

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

Teachers and administrators take an extended lunch break to watch the Eclipse. The school provided approved eclipse glasses and gave everyone time to view the event. Even though we only had about a 90 percent Eclipse it changed the temperature by a few degrees and gave a strange dimness in contrast to the bright sunlight. [...]

School Board flies thru agenda

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer It only took 58 minutes for the Oologah-Talala School Board to work through an extensive agenda. Superintendent Max Tanner told the Board the Fall sports are underway. Football scrimmages have been held and softball has started their schedule.

PSO received storm damage overnight

PSO received storm damage overnight

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017
Helen Pasdach found murdered in her home

Helen Pasdach found murdered in her home

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader writer Long time Oologah area resident, 74-year-old Helen Pasdach, was found murdered in her Tacora Hills home early Monday morning. Pasdach and her late husband had lived in rural Oologah where they raised their children before moving to Tacora Hills several years ago.

Fire Protection District Candidate Filings Deadline Wednesday, July 12, 2017

[ 0 ] July 11, 2017

Candidates who are real property owners for Fire Protection Districts in Rogers County could file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017. Filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the County Election Board office for the indicated offices for each of the [...]

School Board fills three positions

School Board fills three positions

[ 0 ] July 8, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES, LEADER WRITER The Oologah-Talala Board of Education hired an assistant superintendent, high school principal, and school nurse during Monday night’s meeting. Tony Sappington was selected for the assistant superintendent’s position. Kevin Hogue was named high school principal and Shonna Kubian will be the school nurse. The Board approved the resignation of Tamika [...]

Independence Holiday

Independence Holiday

[ 0 ] July 2, 2017

The Stallion Battalion marching band is selling fireworks at Pete’s Conoco under the TNT tent. Stop by and give our band a boost. You can buy fireworks in the city limits of Oologah, but you cannot shoot them off in town or at the lake parks. Find a friend who lives outside the town limits [...]