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The Polar Express highballs into Oologah at 3 pm Saturday

The Polar Express highballs into Oologah at 3 pm Saturday

[ 0 ] December 18, 2015

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer The Polar Express will roll into the Oologah Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, for young and the not so young to enjoy. The Oologah Chamber of Commerce, along with Karen Weeks of Coldwell Banker and the Oologah Methodist Church, will host the movie, “Polar Express” at the [...]

Directors hear a report from a fraud examiner at a meeting on April 8.

BULLETIN: Battle brews over NW tax error

[ 0 ] December 17, 2015

A battle is brewing over responsibility for omission of the debt service levy for the Northwest fire district from recently mailed tax bills, with the County Treasurer’s office saying the fault is a scrivener’s error in the County Clerk’s office and the Clerk labeling his contention “not true.” Treasurer Jason Carini made the allegation in [...]

Ready for Christmas Parade Friday

Ready for Christmas Parade Friday

[ 0 ] December 9, 2015

The Oologah Tag Agency is all decked out for Christmas The 7th annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade will start at 6 p.m. on Friday with line up starting at 5:30 p.m. by the old park on Maple. After the downtown parade, people will gather in front of Doug’s Grill for the drawing of two [...]

Chazz Holly

Justice for Chazz: Quest continues

[ 0 ] December 9, 2015

Last defendant in Chazz Holly murder is arrested 2nd waives jury trial 3rd hints of wire taps, tapes By JOHN M. WYLIE II Editor The last of four defendants charged with Felony First Degree Murder in the death of 27-year-old Chazz Holly of Talala has been arrested in Texas. Meanwhile, a second defendant has waived [...]

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There should have been two gold balls

[ 0 ] December 9, 2015

This week (Dec. 10) the Leader covers the gut-wrenching battle between two great football teams for the gold ball. Next week (Dec. 17), we will celebrate the totally awesome team and season with a special 2015 Mustang Football retrospective section. If you’d like to congratulate the team or an individual player on the great accomplishments, [...]

Service Wednesday for Melvin Ray Parrett Sr.

Service Wednesday for Melvin Ray Parrett Sr.

[ 0 ] December 7, 2015

Melvin Ray Parrett Sr., 77, died Saturday. He was the father of Melvin Ray Parrett, Jr., of Talala. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 8); general visitation will be from Noon-9 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday at Benjamin Funeral Home, Nowata. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at [...]

Mustangs win silver ball

Mustangs win silver ball

[ 2 ] December 5, 2015

By Chris Edens Oologah came up one point short in the 4A championship game Friday night. The Mustangs earned the Silver Ball for the second year in a row. Oologah fell 15-14 to Wagoner in a game that came down to the final play. The Mustangs scored on their first drive. Jimmy McKinney converted on [...]

Service held Nov. 30 for Jearld Higeons

Service held Nov. 30 for Jearld Higeons

[ 0 ] December 3, 2015

Jearld Leon Higeons, 68, of Nowata, passed away at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa on Nov. 24, 2015. He was born June 11, 1947 to Carl Leroy Sr. and Violet Marie (Morris) Higeons in Claremore. He moved to the Hays House at a young age and lived there for over 40 years. He loved [...]

Service Friday for Farrell Kelton

Service Friday for Farrell Kelton

[ 0 ] December 3, 2015

FARRELL DON KELTON Farrell Don Kelton, age 58, of Oologah, was born Oct. 15, 1957 in Fort Smith, Ark. and earned his heavenly wings on Nov. 27, 2015, flying beyond the stars’ twilight and into the Kingdom of Heaven. Memorial services will be held Dec. 5, 10 am, at Rejoice Church, 13413 E. 106th Street [...]

BULLETIN: Last defendeant in Chazz Holly case arrested

BULLETIN: Last defendeant in Chazz Holly case arrested

[ 0 ] December 3, 2015

The last of four defendants charged with Felony First Degree Murder in the death of 27-year-old Chazz Holly of Talala has been arrested, Tulsa Police Sgt. David Walker said early Thursday afternoon. Walker, the department’s homicide supervisor,  said that Tulsa Police received a phone call on the Homicide Tip Line today (Thursday, Dec. 3) that [...]