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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. [...]

Brandon Ingram named National Merit semi-finalist

Brandon Ingram named National Merit semi-finalist

[ 0 ] September 11, 2015

Oologah senior Brandon Ingram has been selected as a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist. Only 16,000 high school students from across the country are chosen for the academic honor. Semi-finalists must have an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be recommended by a high school official and earn a high SAT score. Scholarship winners will be [...]

Deadline extended to June 10 – 2015 Community Guide

Deadline extended to June 10 – 2015 Community Guide

[ 0 ] May 20, 2015

Folks around town have been a little busy dealing in flooding, rains and the injury of our police officer. So we’ve extended the deadline for the 2015 Community Guide to June 10. So there’s still time to be included. 2015 Community Guide Order Form The Oologah Community Guide is growing! It will be a stapled [...]

Dog Iron producing fertile fruits

Dog Iron producing fertile fruits

[ 0 ] April 22, 2015

By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer A seed planted in Cody Burch’s mind that Oologah needed a community garden is already bearing fruit. Burch is an avid Oologah organic gardener who not only loves to share his knowledge but is also willing to work beside you as you learn. The seed started to grow as he [...]

Band hosts Jazz Night, heads to state

Band hosts Jazz Night, heads to state

[ 0 ] April 15, 2015

By JON MATTHEWS, Director of Bands The Oologah band and several groups will compete at OSSAA state band contests April 21 through 23. The HS band received a superior rating on stage on March 10 and an excellent rating in sight-reading which allows us to advance to state concert band contest. Several solo and ensemble members also [...]

Ladies take second at track meet

Ladies take second at track meet

[ 0 ] April 8, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports Editor The Lady Mustangs took second as a team behind 6A Owasso last Friday at the Oologah Track Meet in a field with 16 schools. “The girls did really good. We’re a young team and our times just keep getting better. We’ve been very competitive with 4A schools,” Lady Mustang head [...]