By JENNIFER HERTEL, Leader sports writer The Mustangs trounced Claremore Sequoyah at home on Monday The girls started the action and dominated the Lady Eagles 75-53. The Lady Mustangs started out on fire, capitalizing on the Lady Eagles’ mistakes. Playing hard on both sides of the court and hustling from start to finish, the Lady [...]
OTEMS: Roads deteriorate badly in Rogers County;; OTEMS update on crashes; “Do not travel unless it is an emergency”
NEWS ADVISORY FROM OTEMS PARAMEDICS Friday, Jan 13, 2017; 2135 pm ROGERS COUNTY ROAD CONDITIONS BAD; OTEMS ASSISTING AT TWO CRASH SCENES OTEMS ambulance units are assisting on two crashes—one on Winganon Bridge and the other at US 169 and Oklahoma 88—as road conditions have rapidly deteriorated in Rogers County. The bridge crash is [...]
Bobby Vernon Hughes of Oologah passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at St. John Medical Center with his family by his side. He was 79. The family will receive visitors from 1-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at MMS Payne Funeral Home in Claremore, 102 W. 5th St.
Karly Wadsworth led the Lady Mustangs with 18 points against Lincoln Christian on Thursday night to advance to the Championship match against Vinita at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Mustangs face Cascia Hall at 7 pm tonight. The brackets have changed because of bad weather. Some of the participating teams were out of school today.
REFLECTIONS By Faith Wylie, co-publisher A twisted, gnarled oak stands in the southeast corner of our acre. I expected it to die soon when we bought the home in 1985. A few years later, a volunteer sprouted near its base. I left it there. When the oak died, I figured I would have a replacement [...]
From staff and news service reports You’ve probably never heard of Damascus, Ark., a 2-square-mile town of 385 people 50 miles north of Little Rock, 270 miles east of Oologah, and just south of a nuclear missile silo where in 1980 a Titan II missile’s fuel tank was ruptured in a freak mishap. Its payload [...]
Services for Morgan Ruth Herle, 9, were Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Claremore. She was laid to rest in Oologah’s Oak Hill Cemetery. Morgan went to her heavenly home on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016. She was the precious age of nine. Born April 16, 2007 [...]
Kyle Allen Snider was born April 27, 1988, in Tulsa. Kyle passed away Dec. 27, 2016. He spent his childhood residing in Talala, graduating from Oologah High School in 2006. He began his working career at Kellogg Cattle Company in 2004 where he got to spend his time tending to livestock and performing other management [...]
J.B. Hollis, 82, of Talala, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 20, 2016 following a brief terminal illness. He was the beloved husband of nearly 60 years to his much adored wife who survives him, Mary Hollis. J.B. was deeply admired by his children, Jo Ellen Hollis, Debbie Buckner, and Randy Hollis, who survive [...]
Funeral services for Charles LeRoy Long will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at the Sien-Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with Randy Bauer officiating. Interment will follow in the Osage Gardens Cemetery under the direction of the Sien-Shelton Funeral Home. Charles Long, age 85, of Skiatook, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at [...]