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A real miracle

A real miracle

[ 0 ] March 3, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor A wild 20-mile pursuit on Friday of a car that roared through Talala and Oologah and made a U-turn on a 2-lane section of US 169 at speeds over 100 mph ended with no injuries. The driver, Tulsan Jason Robert Poorboy, was jailed on 11 complaints, four of them [...]

High School students will return Wednesday, Pre-K through 8th grade back in school

High School students will return Wednesday, Pre-K through 8th grade back in school

[ 0 ] February 28, 2016

UPDATE: The school finally passed the ONG pressure test. Oologah High School students will back on Wednesday. The other schools are now open. The gas line to Oologah High School was replaced on Monday. The maintenance staff will spend Tuesday turning back on all those gas values in the high school and getting all systems [...]

Kathy Crust services Saturday morning

Kathy Crust services Saturday morning

[ 0 ] February 27, 2016

Services celebrating the life of Kathy Crust were 10 am Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at Oologah Assembly of God with her pastor, Kent Jensen, sharing words of comfort. She was laid to rest beside her husband, Bill, in Woodlawn Cemetery. Services were entrusted to Rice Funeral Service. Edwina Kathryn “Kathy” (Cottom) Crust was born Nov. [...]

Service Wednesday for Eva Slayden

Service Wednesday for Eva Slayden

[ 0 ] February 27, 2016

Eva Lee Slayden, 93, of Talala passed away, Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 in Talala. She was born April 6, 1922 in Last Chance to Quince and Etta (Hill) Shepard. Visitation will be 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, [...]

O-T Schools closed again tomorrow

O-T Schools closed again tomorrow

[ 0 ] February 25, 2016

Superintendent Max Tanner notified the Leader at about 2:40 this afternoon that O-T Schools will be closed again tomorrow (Friday). He is currently tied up with the crew that are attempting to locate the leak and will notifiy parents shortly.

Schools closed Thursday, Mystery gas leak is on the loose.

Schools closed Thursday, Mystery gas leak is on the loose.

[ 0 ] February 24, 2016

A runner on the school track got an unexpected extra Sunday evening when he caught a whiff of natural gas and called ONG. Oklahoma Natural Gas determined there was a leak, shut down service to the sprawling Oologah-Talala campus, and started the detective work. Finding and fixing the leak near the athletic building didn’t take [...]

Regional Basketball Tournament moved to Tulsa Webster

Regional Basketball Tournament moved to Tulsa Webster

[ 0 ] February 24, 2016

The 4A Regional Tournament has been moved to Tulsa Webster while Oologah school officials continue to search for a small gas leak. Here are revised brackets and maps. Webster boys bracket Webster Girls Bracket Webster Gym Webster Map

Peggy Jean Douglass

Peggy Jean Douglass

[ 0 ] February 23, 2016

Peggy Jean Douglass, 82, of Collinsville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 17, 1934 to Francis Leard and Maggie Jane (Akins) Thomason in Oologah. She married Clifford Jerry Douglass on Nov. 22, 1952 in Tulsa and together they raised three children. She worked [...]

Mustangs host Regionals

Mustangs host Regionals

[ 0 ] February 22, 2016

Oologah will host the Regional 4A basketball tournament on Thursday through Saturday (God willing and the gas don’t leak). The Ladies defeated Catoosa 53-39 at the District level on Friday. The boys led 26-20 at halftime but fell behind in the final quarter, losing 60-44.

OSBI school ‘inappropriate contact’ probe stirs turmoil

OSBI school ‘inappropriate contact’ probe stirs turmoil

[ 0 ] February 17, 2016

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Coppyright 2016 Oologah Lake Leader An elite OSBI unit conducting a methodical probe of alleged “inappropriate contact” at the high school by an employee has triggered floods of speculation. While some details, such as the name of the employee (who was immediately placed on administrative leave), were withheld for [...]