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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 [...]

Come play with us!

Come play with us!

[ 0 ] August 18, 2016

You are invited to the Ninth Annual Around Town Urban Golf Tournament Thursday, Sept 8, 2016 What’s Urban Golf? It’s regular golf played amidst the hazards of an urban environment with special non-destructive golf balls. Proceeds from the tournament provide classroom newspapers at the Oologah-Talala schools. The tournament is Thursday, Sept 8. We’ll start with [...]

Schools seek survey responses for long term plan, deadline is Aug. 26

Schools seek survey responses for long term plan, deadline is Aug. 26

[ 0 ] August 14, 2016

Please complete this survey by Aug. 26: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Oologah_Talala_CSI_Community By MAX TANNER, Superintendent Oologah-Talala Public Schools is planning for the future and needs the community’s help. Today, the district is launching its “Building on a Tradition of Excellence: A Vision for the Future” continuous strategic improvement initiative with a community survey. “Our community has always supported [...]

Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In  soars into Oologah Ranch Saturday

Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In soars into Oologah Ranch Saturday

[ 0 ] August 12, 2016

Weather looks good for Saturday morning. If storms develop, check here for any delays. Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In Saturday, August 13, Gates open at 7 a.m. 2,000-foot grass strip Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 E. 380 Road, Oologah Airport Identifier OK37; CTAF: 122.9 Classic car and motorcycle show, activities for children Food vendors [...]

CROSSLIN

RCSO releases report on Sunday shot fired

[ 0 ] August 10, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader LLC The following report was received by the Leader shortly before noon Wednesday from Rogers County Undersheriff Jon Sappington, after the Page 1 story in today’s Leader about questions involving an officer-involved shot fired call had been printed. The document, the initial arrest and [...]

Dog Days Celebration

Dog Days Celebration

[ 0 ] August 3, 2016

Lakeside State Bank is giving away ice cream sandwiches to their customers on Friday at both locations (Oologah and Chelsea). Lucky customers!