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OHP issues report on Hwy 88 fatal

OHP issues report on Hwy 88 fatal

[ 0 ] October 15, 2016

Fatality Collision-Rogers County Next of Kin Notified Fatality collision occurred 10/15/2016 at approximately 11:16  hours on State Highway Eighty-Eight (SH88) and County Road EW 450, 1 mile north of Claremore, OK in Rogers County. Vehicle-1:  2000 Ford Explorer driven by juvenile name withheld, white male, age 17, of Claremore, OK.  Transported by OTEMS to St. [...]

The team captains: Chance Deitz, Rush O'Conner, Hunter Gibson and Brock Martin

Mustangs decimate Ridgerunners

[ 0 ] October 13, 2016

District title on line Friday   By JENNIFER HERTEL, Leader sports writer GROVE—The Mustangs came out ready to dominate the field and with a crushing 56-7 victory over the Grove Ridgerunners on their homecoming proved they are ready to battle Wagoner. Rated the top game in the state, Mustang Stadium will be a true battlefield [...]

Alton F. Lemons

Alton F. Lemons

[ 0 ] October 13, 2016

Alton F. Lemons, 86, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 2:23 a.m. He was born January 8, 1930 in Nocona, TX to Floyd and Leona (Cantwell) Lemons. In the 1950′s he served the country in the Army, spending time in Germany. He married his lifelong partner, Mary H. (Woodruff) [...]

Why Trump? Part III

Why Trump? Part III

[ 0 ] October 10, 2016

By JIM NORWINE, Oologah To the reader: I begin this conclusion of my Why Trump? series with 3 brief excerpts, all slightly paraphrased. The first is nearly 2,000 years old. It is taken from a Greek philosopher’s contemptuous descriptions of the early Christians of Palestine. The other two, eerily similar to the first, are recent [...]

O-T Supt. Max Tanner’s statement on clown issue

O-T Supt. Max Tanner’s statement on clown issue

[ 0 ] October 7, 2016

10/7/16 There is a national social media phenomenon regarding “clown threats”. These are believed to have been popularized on Instagram and Twitter and have reportedly included “threatening” messages about school violence around the United States. Some of those messages have been received and sent by some of our students in Oologah. We do not believe [...]

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 [...]