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Two years picked top 30 for Chacon

Two years picked top 30 for Chacon

[ 0 ] September 8, 2017

Oologah Lady Mustang Kenzie Chacon recently pitched her way to the All American Elite Select top 30 in the nation for the 2011 graduating class recently in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This was the second annual select 30-All American Camp presented by USA Elite Select and the second year Chacon made it to the top 30 [...]

Area heroes help Texas

Area heroes help Texas

[ 0 ] September 8, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader writer Hurricane Harvey made landfall and left record rainfall that devastated the eastern coastline of Texas. High winds, tornadoes, and flooding forced thousands from their homes and businesses in many communities and rural areas. Warnings had been issued and many fled their homes, but thousands did not. While the storm was [...]

Mustangs trample Tigers

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer This past week the Oologah Mustangs faced off against the Fort Gibson Tigers during their preseason scrimmage and won 20-7. The Mustangs kick off to start the game and our defense stepped out ready to play.

Meet your local firefighter

Meet your local firefighter

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer This past week we sat down with 48 year old Lieutenant Guy Kerr. Kerr has been a firefighter for 21 years for the Northwest district firefighter and a volunteer before that for 7 years at Collinsville. Growing up in Collinsville, Kerr was looking for a way to help people in [...]

Breaking through

Breaking through

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

Senior Thomas Wolters breaks through the Fort Gibson offense during last Friday’s pre-season scrimmage. The Mustangs will travel to Collinsville for their official season opener this Friday.

Tulsa roadwork to impact drivers

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

A $6 million highway surface project on US-169 in Tulsa is scheduled to begin September 5th. This work will have a major impact on traffic and drivers are urged to start planning now for the extra travel time needed in this corridor.

Inattentive driving doesn’t pay off

Inattentive driving doesn’t pay off

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

Two drivers didn’t plan to spend their Saturday afternoon this way. Misty Ferguson of Talala was preparing to turn left from highway 169 at Cooweescoowee Ave. when her 2004 Ford van was hit from behind by Bradley Haymaker of Coffeeville, Kansas. Haymakaer was driving a 2008 Chev. Pickup truck. According to Oologah Police officer Cole [...]

Writer asks: Who killed Helen?

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

By CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer The one question that has been on everyone’s mind this last week is “who killed Helen Pasdach”? The answer is still a mystery. Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton is convinced that at the conclusion of the investigation there will be a solid answer to that question.

50-year pin presented

50-year pin presented

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

Jake Jacobs was please to honor his wife Florence with her 50-year membership pin. Florence has been a member of the Oologah Easter Stars and continues to be an active member. Worthy Matron Diana Garman-Lonkerd (left) was happy to present the pin to Jake for the ceremony. Worthy Patron David Jacobs (not pictured) was there [...]

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.