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O-Zone spirit

O-Zone spirit

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Oologah’s Most spirited Oologah’s Most Spirited pair of students at the Mustangs Friday night game last week was Avery Cluck (second from left) and Cole Brooks (second from right). High School Principal Melissa Overcash (Left) congratulated both students as Jeff Brown (right) from Raising Cain’s in Owasso gave them each gift cards to the restaurant. [...]

Dramatic results

Dramatic results

[ 0 ] November 13, 2016

The Oologah High School speech team traveled to Booker T. Washington tournament Nov. 5 and came away with fourth place team sweepstakes and five regional qualifications. Those regional qualifiers are: Raylee Driver (from left) placing first in Dramatic Duet and second in Prose Interpretation, Felicia Carpenter placing first in Dramatic Duet and second in Poetry [...]

Mustangs gallop into playoffs

Mustangs gallop into playoffs

[ 0 ] November 9, 2016

Oologah won home field advantage in the first round of football playoffs with a 42-14 victory over Cascia Hall. The team hosts the Sallisaw Pirates at 7 p.m. on Friday night at Mustang Stadium. Admission is free for veterans and a companion with proper ID> Regular playoff admission is $7. Mustang season passes are not [...]

1/5 of Daniels spending goes to man facing 3 felonies

1/5 of Daniels spending goes to man facing 3 felonies

[ 0 ] November 4, 2016

Statewide political scandal hits home By John M. Wylie II, Publisher Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader The Republican candidate for the state senate seat representing the Oologah-Talala area, Julie Daniels, has paid almost one-fifth of her total campaign expenditures to a consultant who was charged Thursday in Oklahoma County with three felonies, records show. The [...]

Pop Up Shops Open Saturday 2-8

Pop Up Shops Open Saturday 2-8

[ 0 ] November 3, 2016

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Christmas decorations at going up at the Oolagah Historical Museum. Windows on other downtown buildings were painted Tuesday with Christmas designs in preparation for the “Christmas on Cooweescoowee Pop Up Shops” event Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce Committee chairman Erica Sanders [...]

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 [...]

O-Zone fans help the McLain cheerleaders cheer for the Titans. Photo courtesy Kellie Capps.

Oologah teens are titans

[ 1 ] November 3, 2016

REFLECTIONS By Faith Wylie The mythical Titans were ancient divine beings of incredible strength. Our Oologah teens also showed incredible strength of character when they crossed the football field to cheer for the underdog McLain Titans at Friday night’s game. Just a few adult fans sat in the visitor stands. Seems that a student fan [...]

Grassroots

[ 0 ] November 2, 2016

Grinnell Document: GE 2016  

Kent Frizzell

Service is Monday for Kent Frizzell

[ 1 ] October 28, 2016

UPDATE: A memorial service for Kent Frizzell is 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 7 at Sharp Chapel, University of Tulsa. Kent Frizzell, a former Will Rogers Memorial Commissioner who had a distinguished career in law, government and energy policy, in Kansas, Washington D.C and Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26. He was 87. Services were [...]

O-T SCORES WELL IN A-F TESTS

O-T SCORES WELL IN A-F TESTS

[ 0 ] October 28, 2016

Despite a year marred by tragedy and an outside test vendor which created havoc due to programming and equipment failures, Oologah-Talala Schools still scored well in the statewide A-F school grades released overnight. Oologah Lower and Upper Elementary had A- grades, the Middle School earned a B+ and the High School earned a C+. In [...]