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BULLETIN: Sheri’s condition upgraded to “Good”

BULLETIN: Sheri’s condition upgraded to “Good”

[ 0 ] November 17, 2015

The Oologah-Talala community got an early Thanksgiving present today (Tuesday, Nov. 17) when Sheri Bates’ condition was officially upgraded from fair to good. OU Medical Center spokeswoman Vallery Brown made the formal announcement at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday from the Oklahoma City hospital, where she Mrs. Bates was admitted in critical condition following the OSU Homecoming [...]

Mustangs advance in thrilling home field finale

Mustangs advance in thrilling home field finale

[ 0 ] November 14, 2015

By CHRIS EDENS, Sports editor Oologah moved into the second round of the playoffs Friday with a 28-14 win over Metro Christian. After a fumble recovery, the Patriots scored on a 30-yard pass play. Hunter Gibson set up an Oologah touchdown with a 32-yard run and Jimmy McKinney ran in from six yards out to [...]

Epperly gets 10 years in drunk driving crash

Epperly gets 10 years in drunk driving crash

[ 0 ] November 12, 2015

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Ronnie Paul Epperly, a self-admitted serial drunk driver who grievously injured the new family of a Northwest Fire officer in a drunk driving crash, was handed a 10-year prison term Monday. Specifically, Epperly was sentenced to 10 years for fleeing the crash last Nov. 13 with his 13-year-old son [...]

Bears, and bunnies, and frogs…Oh my!

Bears, and bunnies, and frogs…Oh my!

[ 0 ] November 12, 2015

Friends of the Oologah Police Department (FOOPD) were overjoyed with the response from the community for stuffed animals for the police to give to kids who might need a special friend. Police Chief Peter Moore ( from left), and officers Brent Holmes, Justin Layton, and Charles Neill and (FOOPD) members Deanna Moore, Cherisa Neill and [...]

Service Thursday for Dorothy Buster

Service Thursday for Dorothy Buster

[ 0 ] November 12, 2015

Dorothy Marie Buster, 95, of Oologah, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 in Tulsa. Visitation was to be held 1 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Services are at 2 p.m., (today) Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Oologah United Methodist Church with Pastor Jennifer Long. Interment will follow [...]

Services Friday for Patty Sweet

Services Friday for Patty Sweet

[ 0 ] November 12, 2015

Lena Mae (Patty) Sweet, 80, of Talala entered into heaven Monday, November 9, 2015, while surrounded by the love and care of her family. Visitation for family and friends will be between 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 12, 2015, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso, Oklahoma. A Celebration of Life Service will be [...]

Oologah maintenance worker Darren Giehil and Police Chef Pete Moore examine the task of assembling the new playground equipment

New playground equipment arrives

[ 0 ] November 9, 2015

By Chris Edens, City Editor New playground equipment was delivered Tuesday, Nov. 3 for the new town park. The natural wood set with slides was purchased from Bears Playground in New York for $41,067. Jason Baker has offered to volunteer time and equipment to dig mounting holes and the town has concrete ready to be [...]

4A Football playoff brackets: Mustangs host Metro Christian in round one

4A Football playoff brackets: Mustangs host Metro Christian in round one

[ 0 ] November 7, 2015

OSSAA has just released the full playoff bracket for 4A. Oologah hosts Metro Christian for the first round at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Here’s the full bracket so you can print it out and keep track. Go Mustangs! FB_2015-16_4ABracket

Oologah takes second in 4A-3

Oologah takes second in 4A-3

[ 0 ] November 7, 2015

By Chris Edens, Sports Editor Oologah clinched a first round home playoff game Friday with a 51-14 win at McLain. The Mustangs never trailed and held Titan quarterback Josh Jacobs in check. After a good defensive effort, Logan Armstrong ran a punt back to the McLain 10. Hunter Gibson caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from [...]

Rookie year

Rookie year

[ 0 ] November 4, 2015

New Northwest firefighters Chase Smith (from left), Rico Guinn, Manny Moore and Rider Walters stop for a picture in their dress uniforms Tuesday. They are completing a one-month training academy and will be on probation for one year. Smith, Moore and Walters were volunteers at Northwest before accepting their first paid positions and Guinn was [...]