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Whatever Happened to ___?

Whatever Happened to ___?

[ 0 ] November 20, 2016

My Correct Views on Everything1 By Jim Norwine2 Spitting in the wind: Whatever Happened to ___? “We used to look more sober and serene. People speak without the modulation I grew up on. And so much faster. These ordinary things about living now are stranger than moon walks or cell phones.”3  “It drives me nuts [...]

Mustangs knock off Tuttle, face Clinton

Mustangs knock off Tuttle, face Clinton

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Game report from Jennifer Hertel: The boys went back and forth with Tuttle during the first half, and came out for the second half on fire, scoring a touchdown in the first minute of the third quarter. Our boys rose above the obstacles to come away with a win. Here’s a playoff bracket. If the [...]

Give peace a chance

Give peace a chance

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

LAKEVIEWS By John M. Wylie II, Editor and Publisher Ev’ry body’s talking about Revolution, evolution, flagellation, regulation, integrations, Meditations, United Nations, congratulations All we are saying is give peace a chance All we are saying is give peace a chance –John Lennon, 1970 Almost 50 years have passed since John Lennon wrote and recorded the [...]

Service held for Ralph St. John

Service held for Ralph St. John

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Ralph Franklin St. John, 81, Talala, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in a Tulsa hospital surrounded by his beloved family. He was born June 24, 1935 in Talala, He was one of Lewis and Minnie Mildred (Dudley) St. John’s four children. He grew up and spent his youth in his birth community learning the [...]

Veterans Day salute

Veterans Day salute

[ 0 ] November 18, 2016

Saluting our veterans Oologah Lower Elementary students perform a salute to American veterans on Veterans Day Nov. 11. The students wore replicas of military uniforms in the musical drama. In the second photo, local veterans rise to be honored at the Veterans Day Assembly at Oologah Lower Elementary school. The event was Friday morning.  “We [...]

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 [...]