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Proudly patriotic

Proudly patriotic

[ 0 ] December 23, 2015

Northwest Fire debuts its new Honor Guard at the community Christmas parade. Members are (from left) Bill Crose, Matt Wells, Kevin Marlin, Matt Marlin, Richard Gibson and Capt. Brandon McLauglin. NW Chief Mat Shockley says the Honor Guard hopes to add bagpipes and drums to the unit in the coming year.  

Thompson will play at famed Carnegie Hall

Thompson will play at famed Carnegie Hall

[ 0 ] December 23, 2015

By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader Writer Sarah Thompson will play the big stage at Carnegie Hall May 1. Thompson, a 2012 Oologah High School graduate, was an honored member of the OHS band and was an All-State winner with her flute her senior year. She played for two years with the Tulsa Youth Symphony and has [...]

Honored for outstanding trauma care Oologah Talala Emergency Medical Services Vice Chairman Jack Griggs recognizes representatives of OTEMS and Nowata ambulance services on behalf of ten honorees, five from each service, who received the prestigious C.T. Thompson Award for Excellence in Trauma Care. Pictured are OTEMS Paramedics James Heisterberg and Shelbie Wayman, OTEMS EMT

OTEMS, Nowata medics honored for Trauma Care Excellence

[ 0 ] December 23, 2015

  Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers from OTEMS (Oologah Talala EMS) and Nowata EMS were recently recognized locally for a major emergency medical excellence award announced earlier this year. Members of the two services had received the C.T. Thompson Award for Excellence in Trauma Care, which is given to organizations whose actions and commitment exemplify [...]

The Polar Express highballs into Oologah at 3 pm Saturday

The Polar Express highballs into Oologah at 3 pm Saturday

[ 0 ] December 18, 2015

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer The Polar Express will roll into the Oologah Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, for young and the not so young to enjoy. The Oologah Chamber of Commerce, along with Karen Weeks of Coldwell Banker and the Oologah Methodist Church, will host the movie, “Polar Express” at the [...]

Directors hear a report from a fraud examiner at a meeting on April 8.

BULLETIN: Battle brews over NW tax error

[ 0 ] December 17, 2015

A battle is brewing over responsibility for omission of the debt service levy for the Northwest fire district from recently mailed tax bills, with the County Treasurer’s office saying the fault is a scrivener’s error in the County Clerk’s office and the Clerk labeling his contention “not true.” Treasurer Jason Carini made the allegation in [...]

Ready for Christmas Parade Friday

Ready for Christmas Parade Friday

[ 0 ] December 9, 2015

The Oologah Tag Agency is all decked out for Christmas The 7th annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade will start at 6 p.m. on Friday with line up starting at 5:30 p.m. by the old park on Maple. After the downtown parade, people will gather in front of Doug’s Grill for the drawing of two [...]

Chazz Holly

Justice for Chazz: Quest continues

[ 0 ] December 9, 2015

Last defendant in Chazz Holly murder is arrested 2nd waives jury trial 3rd hints of wire taps, tapes By JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor The last of four defendants charged with Felony First Degree Murder in the death of 27-year-old Chazz Holly of Talala has been arrested in Texas. Meanwhile, a second defendant has waived [...]

Mustangs win silver ball

Mustangs win silver ball

[ 2 ] December 5, 2015

By Chris Edens Oologah came up one point short in the 4A championship game Friday night. The Mustangs earned the Silver Ball for the second year in a row. Oologah fell 15-14 to Wagoner in a game that came down to the final play. The Mustangs scored on their first drive. Jimmy McKinney converted on [...]

BULLETIN: Last defendeant in Chazz Holly case arrested

BULLETIN: Last defendeant in Chazz Holly case arrested

[ 0 ] December 3, 2015

The last of four defendants charged with Felony First Degree Murder in the death of 27-year-old Chazz Holly of Talala has been arrested, Tulsa Police Sgt. David Walker said early Thursday afternoon. Walker, the department’s homicide supervisor,  said that Tulsa Police received a phone call on the Homicide Tip Line today (Thursday, Dec. 3) that [...]

Tax bills will be late due to events beyond Treasurer’s control

Tax bills will be late due to events beyond Treasurer’s control

[ 0 ] December 2, 2015

Rogers County Treasurer Jason Carini issued the following memorandum to all county taxpayers late this morning (Wednesday, Dec. 2). It appears to cover most questions taxpayers will have; for specific information on specific issues affecting individuals please call the Treasurer’s office at 918-923-4797. The Leader will update this story as it develops. Jason Carini Rogers [...]