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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 [...]

Mustangs face Wagoner for Gold Ball

Mustangs face Wagoner for Gold Ball

[ 0 ] December 2, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS Sports Editor It’s a repeat of the dog and pony show. The Oologah Mustangs will take on the Wagoner Bulldogs for the 4A state championship for the second year in a row.The game will be played at 7 p.m. at Owasso. Wagoner beat Oologah 45-21 last year in the title game. The [...]

Tax bills will be late due to events beyond Treasurer’s control

Tax bills will be late due to events beyond Treasurer’s control

[ 0 ] December 2, 2015

Rogers County Treasurer Jason Carini issued the following memorandum to all county taxpayers late this morning (Wednesday, Dec. 2). It appears to cover most questions taxpayers will have; for specific information on specific issues affecting individuals please call the Treasurer’s office at 918-923-4797. The Leader will update this story as it develops. Jason Carini Rogers [...]

The seniors display the team's previous championship trophies.Top, from left are the 1997 Gold, 1998 Gold, 2014 Silver. Ont he ground are silver trophies from 1990 and 1991

Open Thread: Can the Mustangs bring home the gold?

[ 1 ] November 30, 2015

The Mustangs have had their eyes focused on the state championship all season. Any comments?

Georgina Bell Czapansky was born two months early, but was ready for fun when Halloween arrived.

Preemie thrives despite rare disease.

[ 0 ] November 30, 2015

  By Kelly Czapansky, Oologah Parent Abbreviated version. See the whole story in the Leader or E-Leader HELLP. The acronym that changed my life in a matter of seconds. ‘H’ is hemolysis (which is the breaking down of red blood cells), ‘EL’ is elevated liver enzymes and ‘LP’ is low platelet count. HELLP Syndrome is [...]

Visitation Monday, services Tuesday for Vernon Vandagriff

Visitation Monday, services Tuesday for Vernon Vandagriff

[ 2 ] November 29, 2015

Vernon Leon Vandagriff, 88, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 at his home in Oologah. He was born Sept. 17, 1927 in Chelsea. He was one of Chloe and Beulah Beatrice (Boyd) Vandagriff’s six children. He grew up and attended school in Chelsea. Just one day after he graduated high school, he joined the Air [...]

Stephen Long warms up on the sideline as the cheerleaders and fans sport rain ponchos and umbrellas.

Mustangs sink Pirates to win semi final in the rain

[ 1 ] November 28, 2015

By Chris Edens, Sports Editor Oologah will play for a gold ball after beating Poteau 29-7 in the semifinals. The Mustangs got off to another slow start. The Pirates took the lead on a interception midway through the second quarter. Oologah started at the Poteau 32 after Stephen Long picked off a pass. Casey Base [...]

Torrey James has proteced and served the President for four years. Torrey and Casey Kelso-James celebrated their 5th anniversary on Sunday.

O-T grads meet President in Oval Office

[ 1 ] November 25, 2015

Note: this is an abbreviated summary of the story. Read the complete story in this week’s Leader, in stores now, or click on the E-Leader link to see the print paper in digital form. By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Mothers used to tell their kids, “You could grow up to be President.” With the [...]

Oologah faces Poteau 7 pm Friday at Glenpool

Oologah faces Poteau 7 pm Friday at Glenpool

[ 0 ] November 21, 2015

Mustangs bulldoze Eagles to face Pouteau in semi-finals By Chris Edens Next up–undefeated Poteau, which dismantled Harrah 54-28. Oologah-Poteau will be at Glenpool at 7 p.m. on Friday. FB_2015-16_4ABracket Mustang Junior quarterback Casey Base completed four touchdown passes. The Mustang defense held the Eagles to 137 yards total in offense. It was a typical, exciting [...]