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Jesse Leaverton: Pure evil or evil’s victim?

[ 0 ] December 28, 2016

BULLETIN: Jesse Bud Leaverton was sentenced to life in prison today following an afternoon-long hearing in U.S. District Court in Tulsa. Details will follow. By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Talalan Jesse Bud Leaverton will find out Thursday afternoon if 2016′s final days will provide his last hope ever to be a free man again. [...]

Prather injured in single vehicle accident

[ 0 ] December 24, 2016

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Matthew Logsdon of Rogers County Detachment Troop B reported that 19 year-old Casey Prather of Oologah was involved in a single vehicle wreck on Old Highway 88 today at 10:47 a.m. He said she was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado eastbound in old 88 1/10 of a mile east of County [...]

Wanda Lewis

Wanda Lewis

[ 1 ] December 24, 2016

Wanda L. Lewis, 86, formerly of Oologah, Oklahoma, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016. Funeral Services will be held at 11  a.m., Thursday, December 29, 2016, at the Floral Haven Heritage Mausoleum Chapel. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

Service was held for Marge Martin

Service was held for Marge Martin

[ 0 ] December 18, 2016

Marjorie (Marge) Mildred Martin, 90, passed away from this life Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 in Owasso. She was born Dec. 10, 1925 in Deerfield, MO to Joseph Ray Clyburn and Edna Pauline (Weber) Clyburn. She graduated high school in 1943 from Nevada High School in Nevada, MO. After graduation she moved to Tulsa to attend [...]

Service was held Friday for Clover Evans

Service was held Friday for Clover Evans

[ 0 ] December 18, 2016

Clover B. Evans, 89, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at home surrounded by family. One of the sweetest ladies God gave to Earth. She was loved by everyone who knew her for her gentle nature and excellent spirit. She was born Jan. [...]

Service held for Christen Leigh Page

Service held for Christen Leigh Page

[ 0 ] December 17, 2016

Christen Leigh Page, age 42, of Oologah, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 at 6:05 a.m. in the Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa. Christen was born Oct. 9, 1974 in Tulsa. Christen grew up and received her education in Glenpool. Christen was a homemaker and had also worked for Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa where [...]

Service set Thursday for Buddie Silcox

Service set Thursday for Buddie Silcox

[ 0 ] December 17, 2016

Buddie Earvin Silcox Buddie Earvin Silcox died Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 at the Oologah Assembly of God Church with Rev. Kent Jensen officiating.

A bedtime story

A bedtime story

[ 0 ] December 16, 2016

REFLECTIONS By Faith Wylie, Leader Writer Once upon a time, there was a mama who snuggled little Jamie into bed and read stories. Jamie loved “Good Night, Moon.” Johnny laughed at Dr. Seuss when Mommy read to him at bedtime. Ethan’s daddy made engine noises when he read him books about cars. Valerie always requested [...]

OTEMS takes special steps to deal with coming Arctic blast

OTEMS takes special steps to deal with coming Arctic blast

[ 0 ] December 16, 2016

OTEMS Paramedics  is already taking major steps to ensure the safety of both its patients and medics during the coming Arctic cold blast. In an all-staff advisory issued Friday afternoon, Operations Director Kelly Deal announced steps ranging from changing uniform requirements for medics to providing extra protection from extreme cold for patients while they are [...]

How have Oologah sports influenced our graduating athletes?

How have Oologah sports influenced our graduating athletes?

[ 0 ] December 15, 2016

Read Jennifer Hertel’s excellent story in this week’s print Leader or our electronic E-Leader. Here are a few paragraphs of the story that featured seniors who participated in football, softball, volleyball and cheerleading. Brock Martin #9 Brock Martin has been a student at Oologah for 13 years and a starter for 3 years as the [...]