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Seven Mustangs tapped on signing day

Seven Mustangs tapped on signing day

[ 0 ] February 10, 2017

National Signing Day at Oologah High School last week provided seven Oologah athletes the opportunity to sign with colleges offering them the potential to compete on the college level. Those signing are: – Casey Base, University of Central Oklahoma, football – Ethan Clark, University of Central Oklahoma, football – Clayton Downum, Southwestern University in Winfield, [...]

This week’s Leader

This week’s Leader

[ 0 ] February 9, 2017

For exclusive and complete details of last Thursday’s tragic fatal fire, including a celebration of life of person believed to have been killed in the fire, pick up a copy of this week’s Leader in stores or visit Oologah.net and click on E-Leader in the top menu bar.

Doris Lane (Coke) Meyer passes away at 97, service is 2 pm Saturday

Doris Lane (Coke) Meyer passes away at 97, service is 2 pm Saturday

[ 0 ] February 4, 2017

Grand-niece knew Will Rogers as ‘Uncle Will’ The gracious lady known simply as Coke, believed to be the last of Will Rogers’ relatives who knew him personally, has passed away. Doris Lane (Coke) Meyer, 97, of Bartlesville, was Rogers’ great-niece and devoted her life to preserving his legacy including frequent visits and volunteer work at [...]

Service will be Monday for Evelyn Hall

Service will be Monday for Evelyn Hall

[ 0 ] February 4, 2017

Evelyn Louise Hall was born Jan. 28, 1933, in Claremore, to George Fredrick and Sylvia Ann Miller Walton. She died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in Talala, at the age of 84 years. Visitation will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Funeral service will be held [...]

Ty Knott and Brian Wigginton

Local government at its best

[ 0 ] February 3, 2017

Want to make a difference? Information about two local elections is in this week’s Leader. Oologah Town Board – Filing period for Ward 2 and Ward 4 is Monday through Wednesday, with the election to be held April 4. The seats are currently held by Melissa McKinney and Mat Shockley. School Board – Voters will [...]

At least 1 dead in Oologah blaze

At least 1 dead in Oologah blaze

[ 1 ] February 2, 2017

OTEMS Paramedics have confirmed that there has been at least one fatality in a fire southwest of Oologah this afternoon. Northwest Rogers County Fire District units were paged on a fire in a detached trailer in the 14000 block of S. 4078 Rd. at about 3:20 p.m. and the first unit on the scene at [...]

HOOPS 4 HOUNDS

HOOPS 4 HOUNDS

[ 0 ] February 2, 2017
Mardonna Craig dies

Mardonna Craig dies

[ 0 ] January 28, 2017

Mardonna Sheryl Macon Craig, 67, of Oologah, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 after a lengthy battle with complications of diabetes. Mardonna was born June 2, 1949, in Bluffton, Ind. to Donald I. Macon and Margaret Earle Stewart Macon. She was a 1967 graduate of Lancaster Central High School in Bluffton, Ind. Driven by a desire [...]

Service Monday for Violet (Warden) Lockwood

Service Monday for Violet (Warden) Lockwood

[ 0 ] January 28, 2017

Violet Louise Lockwood Violet Louise Lockwood, 83, formerly of Oologah, died Jan. 25, 2017. Funeral services will be 2 pm Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bruce Almy officiating. A private family burial will follow in Wann Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home. Violet Louise [...]

Dennis Byrd killed by impact in crash

Dennis Byrd killed by impact in crash

[ 0 ] January 25, 2017

OHP report to DA on possible charges coming soon By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Copyright 2017, Oologah Lake Leader LLC Dennis Byrd was killed virtually immediately by blunt trauma in a fiery head-on crash Oct. 15, before flames or smoke could cause any injury, an autopsy report shows. The report by the Office of [...]