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Service set for Teresa Leake

Service set for Teresa Leake

[ 1 ] May 18, 2016

OBITUARY: Teresa Cheryl Leake, 49, of Inola, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Tulsa. She was born May 15, 1967 in Claremore to Loren Jerry Husband and the former Glenda Sheryl Willhite. She married Randal Edward Leake in 1993 in Claremore, OK. She was a member of the Cowboy Country Fellowship Church and various [...]

Teresa Leake critically hurt at Church rodeo

Teresa Leake critically hurt at Church rodeo

[ 2 ] May 14, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Oologah Lake Leader Copyright 2016, Oologah Lake Leader LLC Teresa Cheryl Leake was critically injured Saturday evening when her horse reared up and fell directly on top of her during preparations for a rodeo north of Talala. Northwest Rogers County Fire Protection District and OTEMS Paramedics were called at 6:30 [...]

Okla. 88 RR crossing closed Mon-Wed

Okla. 88 RR crossing closed Mon-Wed

[ 0 ] May 12, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor The Oklahoma 88 Union Pacific Railroad Crossing in Oologah will be closed Monday, May 16 until Wednesday, May 18 for extensive construction work. If work is completed earlier, the crossing will be reopened earlier. Signs will be reworded to reflect that just the crossing, not the entire highway, will [...]

Service is Saturday for George Baker

Service is Saturday for George Baker

[ 2 ] May 12, 2016

The service for George Baker Jr., 82, of Talala is 10 am Saturday, May 14 at First Christian Church in Owasso. Arrangements are being handled by Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso. NW rescue boat shows mettle in recovery By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor A well-known Talala retiree who was an expert boater and fisherman [...]

Austin Moore born to be a firefighter

Austin Moore born to be a firefighter

[ 0 ] May 11, 2016

By JOHN M/ WYLIE II, Editor Senior Northwest Firefighter Austin Moore, honored by the Cherokee Nation as volunteer firefighter of the year, was literally born to battle fires. Moore is the grandson of Northwest Rogers County Fire Protection District founding firefighter and officer Butch Moore and son of retired Battalion Chief Robert Moore. He joined [...]

Mustang baseball team plays for state crown

Mustang baseball team plays for state crown

[ 0 ] May 11, 2016

The Mustang baseball team heads to the state tournament at 4:30 pm Thursday, May 12 at Edmond Sante Fe. The team faces Heritage Hall in the first game. The Oologah Mustangs proved they were the top team during the 4A tourney at Mustang stadium last week. Oologah captured the Regional Championship by beating out Mannford [...]

Arrest made after threat vs. Oologah High School

Arrest made after threat vs. Oologah High School

[ 0 ] May 9, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II and CAROLYN ESTES. Copyright 2016, Oologah Lake Leader LLC. A juvenile was arrested Monday night after a threat was made against Oologah High School, police and the school said late Monday night. Few details were being released because Oologah Police Chief Peter Moore said he wanted to meet with the [...]

County sued over inheritance scam

County sued over inheritance scam

[ 2 ] May 5, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Rogers County has been sued for almost $16,000 due to a 2014 inheritance scam because, while those responsible have been prosecuted, the lawful heir has never gotten her money. Ironically, the lawsuit was filed by a woman who the scammers claimed was also dead. But she actually is very [...]

Mustangs to compete in state track meet Friday and Saturday in Catoosa

Mustangs to compete in state track meet Friday and Saturday in Catoosa

[ 0 ] May 5, 2016

Staying on track! The Oologah Mustang track team had several members qualify for the State Track Meet that is scheduled Friday and Saturday starting at 10 a.m. in Catoosa. Those competing this week include (front row from left) Bryson Long, Kasey Koening, Ty Dixon, and Seth Bennett. Standing on the back are (from left) Chase [...]

Mustangs play for Regional Crown at 6 pm Friday

Mustangs play for Regional Crown at 6 pm Friday

[ 0 ] May 4, 2016

UPDATE: In the first day of the playoffs, the Mustangs beat Vinita 6-3, then run-ruled Mannford 15-0 in the 5th inning. They plan for the regional championship at 6 pm Friday Mustangs host Regional Tournament The Oologah baseball team came out to show why they deserved to be the number one seed in 4A. Last [...]