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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 [...]

Pam Bickford with her son BJ

Services Friday, 11 am, First Baptist in Claremore for Pam Bickford

[ 0 ] March 25, 2016

Service 11 am Friday at Claremore First Baptist Visitation 4-7 pm Thursday at Claremore First Baptist Pamela Huddleston Bickford, former Oologah resident, entrepreneur, and beloved friend of all who knew her, died today (Thursday, March 24) following a courageous battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending with DeLozier Funeral Service in Chelsea and are expected to [...]

Golfers win two championships

Golfers win two championships

[ 0 ] March 24, 2016

By CHAD WEEKS, Coach On Monday the boys won the Sperry tournament with a team low score of 316 ( this score is this team’s all time low). JT Sappington was top golfer with a score of 73. Jimmy Stanley came in second with a score of 80 and Boston Baker received third place with [...]

Service Friday for Janice Tandarich

Service Friday for Janice Tandarich

[ 0 ] March 24, 2016

Janice Arlene Tandarich, 79, of Oologah, passed away March 20, 2016 outside of Arkansas City, Kan. Visitation is noon to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 24 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m., Friday, March 25 at the Oologah United Methodist Church with Rev. Jennifer Long officiating. She was born [...]

Tornado sirens tested Friday

Tornado sirens tested Friday

[ 0 ] March 24, 2016

The Town of Oologah will test and adjust its tornado sirens on Friday.If you hear the siren, it’s a successful test, not a storm.

Charles Hicks

Charles Hicks

[ 0 ] March 22, 2016

Charles Lee Hicks, 88, formerly of Oologah, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Webster, TX. He was born September 12, 1927 in Westville to Charles Edward and Lela Loti (Wilkie) Hicks. He had lived in Oologah since 1982 before moving to Alvin, TX in 2013. He served in the U.S. Army for eight years [...]

Janice Tandarich killed in Sunday crash

Janice Tandarich killed in Sunday crash

[ 2 ] March 20, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Oologah resident Janet A. Tandarich was killed Sunday when her 1999 Toyota Camry and a Freightliner crashed on US 166 near Maple City, Kan. She was 78. She was well-known as a member of the Oologah United Methodist Church, a volunteer with the Oologah senior citizens and was the [...]

Hot news: NW orders 3 state-of-art engines

Hot news: NW orders 3 state-of-art engines

[ 0 ] March 16, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor After months of research and sometimes heated debate, the Northwest Fire District has ordered three cutting-edge fire engines. The units, to be delivered in 10 months at a cost of $2.08 million by W.S. Darley & Co., have the unique ability to fight fire with both water and a [...]

OHS, OMS students will move into new era of learning

OHS, OMS students will move into new era of learning

[ 0 ] March 16, 2016

BY CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer Oologah high school and middle school students will move into the world of technology classrooms next year, thanks to the generous donation of 1,000 tablets from Ghost Hollow Children’s Foundation. The One-To-One learning program initiative means each student would have a mobile device that they take to class. Oologah’s fantastic [...]

One dies in Monday night Sunnyside crash

One dies in Monday night Sunnyside crash

[ 2 ] March 15, 2016

By JOHN M. WYIE II, Editor A Chevy Tahoe speeding east near the entrance to Sunnyside Ramp just before 8:30 p.m. Monday lost control and overturned, killing Robert Mason, 35, of Claremore and leaving the driver, 40-year-old Demario Lucas of Collinsville, trapped more than two hours but with only minor injuries, authorities said. The driver’s [...]