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Independence Holiday

Independence Holiday

[ 0 ] July 2, 2017

The Stallion Battalion marching band is selling fireworks at Pete’s Conoco under the TNT tent. Stop by and give our band a boost. You can buy fireworks in the city limits of Oologah, but you cannot shoot them off in town or at the lake parks. Find a friend who lives outside the town limits [...]

Update on Talala accident

Update on Talala accident

[ 0 ] June 30, 2017

UPDATE: Here’s the trooper”s report on the injury accident early Wednesday morning in Talala. A big thank you to Dawn Orwig for getting up in the middle of the night to shoot those great pictures in this week’s Leader. An injury collision occurred on 6/28/17 at approximately 0110 hours on EW 340RD at US169, approximately [...]

Fun at Oologah Lake

Fun at Oologah Lake

[ 0 ] June 30, 2017

We won’t have a fireworks show at the lake this year, but the beach is open and there’s lots of summer fun. Day use fee is $5/carload or $2/walk-in.

Beware of Heat Stroke on Saturday

Beware of Heat Stroke on Saturday

[ 0 ] June 17, 2017

OTEMS Paramedics is using patrols of its territory in Rogers County including key areas of Oologah Lake to keep residents safe from today’s brutal heat. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory which is in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. High temperatures in the middle to upper 90s will combine with [...]

Walk To End Alzheimer’s – Tulsa

[ 0 ] June 15, 2017

Kickoff Carnival June 21, 2017, Thomas Plaza at H.A. Chapman Stadium, The University of Tulsa 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Emmett Atwood

Services are Monday for Emmett Earl Atwood

[ 0 ] June 2, 2017

Services for area home builder Emmett Earl Atwood, 75, of Oologah, are at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 5 at Harbor Church in Oologah. Visitation is from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Stumpff Nowata Chapel On June 1 at 12:30 am, Emmett Earl Atwood departed from this world. He was peacefully holding [...]

Suspect in skivvies busted

Suspect in skivvies busted

[ 0 ] June 2, 2017

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Copyright 2017 Oologah Lake Leader A home invasion late Saturday left one victim “scared to death,” another injured and the suspect—who at one point was dodging a truck on US 169 wearing only black underpants—unhurt despite battling officers from three departments. Jaxon Luc Starling, 20, of Sand Springs was [...]

Obscure case could force AT&T to refund $16 billion

Obscure case could force AT&T to refund $16 billion

[ 0 ] June 2, 2017

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor ©2017 Oologah Lake Leader LLC A News Analysis A pending case at the Oklahoma Supreme Court could force AT&T to refund $16 billion to Oklahoma ratepayers because of a decades-old bribery scandal at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Those bringing the case said Monday that if they are successful, the [...]

Ferrier sues school, describes sex, takes 5th  in O-T School teacher rape charge case

Ferrier sues school, describes sex, takes 5th in O-T School teacher rape charge case

[ 2 ] June 1, 2017

By JOHN M. WYLIE II and CAROLYN ESTES Leader writers Copyright 2017 Oologah Lake Leader LLC Keenen Ferrier of Oologah spent a grueling day in court Wednesday, filing a massive lawsuit against the school and former teacher Kathryn Wilmott and testifying under oath in the second degree rape case against her. The now 19-year-old described [...]

Verna Bell Parker

[ 0 ] June 1, 2017

Verna Bell Parker, 86, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living Center in Claremore. She was born September 25, 1930 in Groom, TX to Vernon G. and Daisy Bell (Patton) Ritter.  The family moved from Groom to Beaver, Oklahoma, after the death of her father.  She and Chub’s family began operating a [...]