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State audits of Rogers County show problems

State audits of Rogers County show problems

[ 0 ] April 19, 2017

Here are links to the recently released audits by the State Auditor and Inspector of all offices of Rogers County Government for FIscal Years 2014 and 2015. They total 160 pages. 2014: RogersCoFin14WebFinal 2015: RogersCoFin15WebFinal For a detailed story on the most recent audit findings which have not been previously reported, pick up a copy [...]

Christopher Cox

Service Sunday for Christopher Cox

[ 0 ] April 14, 2017

Christopher Dean Cox, 32 passed away at home April 14, 2017 peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family. The memorial service will be at Wann Cemetery in Oologah on Sunday April 16 at 2 pm and will follow with family gathering at Talala Christian Church. In case of rain the memorial service will be at [...]

Huge gun, drug, counterfeiting bust rocks quiet Talala neighborhood

Huge gun, drug, counterfeiting bust rocks quiet Talala neighborhood

[ 0 ] April 13, 2017

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Copyright 2017 Oologah Lake Leader A quiet Talala neighborhood was stunned early Wednesday when what started as a police call to recover a pickup used in a shooting ended with four Talalans arrested on 53 complaints involving drug trafficking, a gun cache, auto theft, counterfeiting and other charges. Four [...]

Douglas William Taylor

Douglas William Taylor

[ 2 ] April 13, 2017

Douglas William Taylor, 27, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017.  He was the son of Frederick William “Fritz” Taylor Jr. and Mary Phyllis (Osborne) Taylor.  He was born in Singapore in 1990 and lived in Singapore and Saudi Arabia.  The family moved back to the U.S. in 1999 having built their home in Claremore.  He [...]

Warrant issued for sex offender dubbed “fast-food flasher”

Warrant issued for sex offender dubbed “fast-food flasher”

[ 0 ] April 12, 2017

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor ©2107 Oologah Lake Leader LLC An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for Oologah resident Kevin Ross Ferrier, whose first guilty plea requiring involving a sex offense was based on events in Tulsa when he was 19. Ferrier, now 25, is charged with failure to register as a sex offender [...]

Oologah man seriously hurt in pre-dawn crash

Oologah man seriously hurt in pre-dawn crash

[ 0 ] April 8, 2017

Ngia Yang, 26, of Oologah was seriously injured before dawn this (Saturday) morning in a pre-dawn crash on US 169 just north of the Tulsa County line when his car burst into flames following a crash that also involved a semi and a cow in the road, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Yang was treated [...]

David Lynn Boggs

David Lynn Boggs

[ 0 ] April 6, 2017

David Lynn Boggs, 61, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born December 1, 1955 in Tulsa to George and Dorothy Stowe Boggs He was raised in Broken Arrow, where he graduated in 1974. While in school he developed a talent for working on engines. In fact, [...]

News on 6 reports on pursuit, manhunt last weekend

[ 0 ] April 5, 2017

Here’s a link to a report from our friends at the News on 6 on the pursuit and manhunt that began in Bartlesville and ended in Oologah 3-1/2 hours later about our coverage of the event: http://www.newson6.com/story/35080549/bartlesville-man-arrested-after-40-mile-chase-to-oologah . The full story notes: “We’re lucky that he didn’t kill somebody,” police say about the man who [...]

Thomas Edward Weatherman, Jr.

Thomas Edward Weatherman, Jr.

[ 0 ] April 5, 2017

Thomas Edward Weatherman, Jr., 58, of Oologah, passed away, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Oologah from Pancreatic Cancer. He was born March 21, 1959 in Winston Salem, NC to Thomas Edward Weatherman, Sr. and the former Vivian Marie Dodson, but he called Charlotte, NC his home. He had lived in Oologah since 2008 having moved [...]

Michael Len Fawcett

Michael Len Fawcett

[ 0 ] April 4, 2017

Michael Len Fawcett, 70, owner of Redbud Marina, Oologah, departed this world on April 1, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. He entered this world on July 5, 1946 in Blue Springs, MO to Alta Allene Wright and Dwight Len Fawcett. He graduated from Claremore High School in 1965. He started a career as an electrical [...]