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Service held Tuesday for Gary Earnest Ellis

Service held Tuesday for Gary Earnest Ellis

[ 0 ] October 5, 2016

Gary Earnest Ellis, 71, of Oologah, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 in Collinsville. He was born Dec. 3, 1944 in Cordell to Othell and Bernice Ellis. He had lived in Owasso for many years before moving to Oologah 14 years ago. He loved all animals, especially dogs. He is survived by one son, [...]

Service Thursday for Constance Marie Williams

Service Thursday for Constance Marie Williams

[ 0 ] October 5, 2016

Constance Marie Williams, 63, of Oologah passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 in Tulsa. She was born Dec. 29, 1952 in San Diego, Calif. to Lawrence G. and Mary Ellen (Singer) Cobb. She had lived in Oologah for the last 40 years. She was a loving wife to her husband, Pete Williams. She is survived [...]

Service for Josh Payton is Friday

Service for Josh Payton is Friday

[ 0 ] October 5, 2016

Joshua William Payton, 16, of Oologah, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 in Tulsa surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on Nov. 16, 1999 in Gravette, Ark. He was a student at Oologah High School, where he was a member of the swim team and in FFA. He also was involved with [...]

AG alleges convicted felon behind effort to control JM Davis collection

AG alleges convicted felon behind effort to control JM Davis collection

[ 0 ] October 5, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Copyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader The eight-year lawsuit designed to wrest control of the J.M. Davis Gun Museum collection from the state is being bankrolled by a man convicted of multiple federal felony bank, conspiracy and fraud charges, the Oklahoma Attorney General alleges. Want to know more? How could [...]

GAS LEAK CLOSES FITNESS, DAYCARE CENTERS

GAS LEAK CLOSES FITNESS, DAYCARE CENTERS

[ 0 ] October 3, 2016

What is believed to be a natural gas leak has closed Mustang Fitness and Oologah Academy for Early Education after 911 received a call about 5:45 a.m. reporting a strong gas odor at the Fitness Center. Northwest firefighters responded and closed the streets adjacent to the businesses, at the corner of Sequoyah and Pecan with [...]

Why Trump? Part II

Why Trump? Part II

[ 0 ] October 2, 2016

Spitting in the wind. Why Trump? Pt. II By Jim Norwine, Oologah “There is no “real” America!” Jon Stewart I subtitled the first part of this series “Now the Cowboys are the Indians!” to try to draw a parallel between the European invasion and near-annihilation of Native American civilizations and the current dispossession of “Old” [...]

Mustangs win 48-7, Queen crowned

Mustangs win 48-7, Queen crowned

[ 0 ] September 30, 2016

And the streak continues! The Mustangs dominate over the Catoosa Indians, crushing expectations of this game with a 48-7 victory. Senior Clayton Downum was an unstoppable force for the Mustangs tonight. Casey Base and Kate Cole were crowned as the homecoming king and queen.  

BULLETIN: Koop jailed on school vandalism warrant

BULLETIN: Koop jailed on school vandalism warrant

[ 0 ] September 30, 2016

Kaleb Koop, sought since May 1, 2015 on a felony warrant in connection with last year’s Oologah-Talala School vandalism spree, was jailed at 12:04 p.m. Friday on $2,000 bond, the amount set in the warrant, jail records show. “Wonderful, that’s a good deal,” said Superintendent Max Tanner when notified by the Leader of Koop’s initial [...]

The REAL STORY about the Oologah Town Board meeting

The REAL STORY about the Oologah Town Board meeting

[ 0 ] September 28, 2016

Boy, are our faces red. Somehow a June town board story found its way onto the front page of this week’s Leader instead a story about the Sept. 22 meeting. Here’s the correct story with our apologies. We’re blaming it on the computers.  Building a community center is not easy By CAROLYN ESTES, Leader writer [...]

Robert Dean Curtis

Robert Dean Curtis

[ 0 ] September 27, 2016

Robert Dean (Bob) Curtis, 82, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep Sept. 24, 2016. He was born Dec. 9, 1933 in Dodge City, KS the oldest child of Harry and Verla (Jobe) Curtis.  He graduated from Neosho High School in 1951.  Almost immediately after graduation, he and his cousin Richard joined the Navy.  [...]