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Tornado sirens fail test

Tornado sirens fail test

[ 0 ] April 6, 2016

BY CAROLYN ESTES,Leader writer  The outdoor warning sirens were tested last Friday in Oologah and the test was not good news. Out of four sirens only two worked. According to town clerk Holly Baker, the sirens are extreamly old and operate on a radio frequency that only three police cars can set off. The town [...]

Robert Elmo Hamilton

[ 0 ] April 5, 2016

Robert Elmo Hamilton Robert Elmo, 88, of Owasso passed away April 1, 2016 Funeral services to be held at 10 a.m., April 6 at Dighton-Moore Funeral Home in Owasso with Tom Jones officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Take the survey to express your opinion on school budget cuts

Take the survey to express your opinion on school budget cuts

[ 0 ] April 4, 2016

OTPS Budget Survey By Max Tanner http://www.oologah.k12.ok.us/vnews/display.v/ART/5702741176c83 As you know, Oologah Public Schools has experienced many cuts to our district’s budget throughout this year.  The district leadership team and Board of Education are working diligently to identify ways in which we can reduce the school’s expenditures while minimizing the impact on our students and teachers. In [...]

NORTHWEST SEEKS HALT TO OUTSIDE BURNS IN DISTRICT

NORTHWEST SEEKS HALT TO OUTSIDE BURNS IN DISTRICT

[ 0 ] April 3, 2016

Citing a series of grass fires, high wind gusts and low humidity, the Northwest Rogers County Fire Protection District has urged all residents to not do any outside burning for the remainder of the day. Adjoining Nowata and Washington counties—where Northwest has mutual aid agreements with various fire departments—are under formal Red Flag Burn warnings [...]

OTEMS, NW complete safe lake rescue; patient to hospital non-emergency

OTEMS, NW complete safe lake rescue; patient to hospital non-emergency

[ 0 ] April 1, 2016

Northwest Rogers County Fire Protection District and OTEMS Paramedics conducted a successful water rescue on Oologah Lake in the Allen’s Point area near Winganon Road/Bridge north and east of Talala this morning (Friday). The call was received about 8:25 a.m. It involved one victim, a man who was in the water but was wearing a [...]

Mustangs win their tournament

Mustangs win their tournament

[ 0 ] March 30, 2016

The Mustangs upset #2-ranked Berryhill 4-3 to win the Oologah tournament, Congratulations, guys!

Rogers faces felony, five other charges

Rogers faces felony, five other charges

[ 1 ] March 30, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor David Lynn Rogers was charged March 22 with felony possession of methamphetamine and five misdemeanors, records show. Rogers, 54, is sole owner of Rogers Mini Stop in Oologah, according to his county beer sales license. His wife Lisa was operating the store Tuesday. The Tulsa County District Court charges [...]

Tea & Trinkets postponed until June

Tea & Trinkets postponed until June

[ 0 ] March 29, 2016

We are postponing our “Tea & Trinkets” event on Saturday. Carolyn has lost four friends and family members in the past eight days. Vickie’s father is in the hospital recovering from triple bypass surgery. We will reschedule the Tea at a happier, less busy time in June. We will continue to accept used costume jewelry [...]

Service for Craig Root is 1 pm Thursday

Service for Craig Root is 1 pm Thursday

[ 1 ] March 28, 2016

Craig Alan Root, 45, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016 in a Tulsa hospital. Family will receive friends for visitation from 5-7p.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at Rice Funeral Service in Claremore Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 31 at Oologah United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Oologah.

Craig Root passes away Saturday

Craig Root passes away Saturday

[ 5 ] March 26, 2016

Craig Root passed away today (Saturday afternoon), just over a month after the death of his beloved father Norman. Arrangements are pending and will be posted when they are available. The family’s pastor, Rev. Jennifer Long of Oologah United Methodist Church, said, “Please hold the Root family in your prayers. I know this will come [...]