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Brock and his future coaches

Brock and his future coaches

[ 0 ] January 19, 2017

Look who came to see Brock Martin at the wrestling meet in Vinita. Pictured are Coach Joe Bob Clements, who will be Brock’s position coach, Brock, and Head Coach Mike Gundy. Brock will continue his football career at Oklahoma State University.

Leaverton gets 3 life sentences

Leaverton gets 3 life sentences

[ 0 ] December 29, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Oologah Lake Leader Editor Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader LLC Chief U.S. District  Judge Gregory K. Frizzell today sentenced Talala resident Jesse Bud Leaverton, 58, to life imprisonment under the three-strikes sentencing statute for robbing three banks in the Tulsa metro area in June. Frizzell made his ruling following an [...]

How flawed data at SDE led to ‘C’ grade card for Oologah High School

How flawed data at SDE led to ‘C’ grade card for Oologah High School

[ 0 ] November 3, 2016

See overview story below Why OHS grade is flawed By MELISSA OVERCASH, Oologah High School Principal I am sure many in our community have had an opportunity to view our most recent A-F Report Card for the High School. This report has historically given us many causes to celebrate, as well as a focus for [...]

Grassroots

[ 0 ] November 2, 2016

Grinnell Document: GE 2016  

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 [...]

Wilmott indicted in O-T case

Wilmott indicted in O-T case

[ 1 ] May 25, 2016

[Editor’s note: Normally the names of minors involved in court cases are not reported in the Leader. However, in this case, Oklahoma County District Judge Donald Deason, presiding judge of the multicounty grand jury, specifically ordered that the entire indictment be an open record. It names the alleged victim in the case and a number [...]

Oologah Police Lt. Charles Neill accepts a hug from Nowata Officer Sabrina Lee, who pulled Neill from his burning car after he was shot.

Trial in Lt. Neill shooting delayed

[ 0 ] May 18, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor NOWATA—The jury trial for the man accused of shooting Oologah Police Lt. Charles Neill during an interstate pursuit last year has been delayed. A new date is expected to be set in June for Cesar Rios to be tried on six felony counts in connection with the pursuit which [...]

A new school record is pure gold

A new school record is pure gold

[ 0 ] April 6, 2016

Oologah High School’s Casey Base had a golden performance when the school hosted the track meet last week. According to OHS track coach Boone Upky, Base set a new school record and won gold with a throw of 174 feet 9 inches. LEADER/CAROLYN ESTES

Teens are robot masters

Teens are robot masters

[ 0 ] February 3, 2016

 Oologah Middle School students prove they are champions at the Park Hill Robotics competition last weekend at Keys. Jacob Jump (third from left) from team 6062C and his alliance members were Tournament Champions. Congratulations also are in order for Mason McKnight (from left) Allen Kittler, and Diezel Branchcomb (right). They won their division and led [...]

Bates condition upgraded to “fair”

Bates condition upgraded to “fair”

[ 0 ] November 4, 2015

After 11 days in critical condition, OU Medical Center notified the Leader at 3:34 p.m. that our community’s prayers have been answered–she has been upgraded to fair condition. More to come. As defined by OU Medical Center, the one-word condition reports have specific meanings. They are: Fair: Vital signs are stable and within normal limits. [...]