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Mustangs trample Tigers

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer This past week the Oologah Mustangs faced off against the Fort Gibson Tigers during their preseason scrimmage and won 20-7. The Mustangs kick off to start the game and our defense stepped out ready to play.

Softball continues with winning record

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer The Oologah Lady Mustangs had another successful week adding four wins to their belt against Grove, Miami, Claremore Sequoyah, and Jay. Only the loss to Vinita has come in the way of their streak, but the Mustangs are powering through.

Lake levels ideal for Labor Day

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader writer It looks like Mother Nature is going to deliver a perfect Labor Day weekend to visit Oologah Lake. According to Oologah Lake manager B.J. Parkey, the lake is only about four foot above normal level and ready for visitors.

Meet your local firefighter

Meet your local firefighter

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer This past week we sat down with 48 year old Lieutenant Guy Kerr. Kerr has been a firefighter for 21 years for the Northwest district firefighter and a volunteer before that for 7 years at Collinsville. Growing up in Collinsville, Kerr was looking for a way to help people in [...]

Breaking through

Breaking through

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

Senior Thomas Wolters breaks through the Fort Gibson offense during last Friday’s pre-season scrimmage. The Mustangs will travel to Collinsville for their official season opener this Friday.

Tulsa roadwork to impact drivers

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

A $6 million highway surface project on US-169 in Tulsa is scheduled to begin September 5th. This work will have a major impact on traffic and drivers are urged to start planning now for the extra travel time needed in this corridor.

Inattentive driving doesn’t pay off

Inattentive driving doesn’t pay off

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

Two drivers didn’t plan to spend their Saturday afternoon this way. Misty Ferguson of Talala was preparing to turn left from highway 169 at Cooweescoowee Ave. when her 2004 Ford van was hit from behind by Bradley Haymaker of Coffeeville, Kansas. Haymakaer was driving a 2008 Chev. Pickup truck. According to Oologah Police officer Cole [...]

Writer asks: Who killed Helen?

[ 0 ] August 30, 2017

By CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer The one question that has been on everyone’s mind this last week is “who killed Helen Pasdach”? The answer is still a mystery. Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton is convinced that at the conclusion of the investigation there will be a solid answer to that question.

Leonard Monroe Peace

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

Leonard Monroe “Inky” Peace, 71, passed away Monday, August 22, 2017 at his home in Claremore. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, August 25 at the Shelter Freewill Baptist Church in Collinsville.  Interment will follow in Wann Cemetery

Football shows potential

Football shows potential

[ 0 ] August 23, 2017

By JENNIFER HERTEL Leader writer The Oologah Mustang football team showed off their skills this past week at the Rogers County Rumble where they faced off against Claremore and then Claremore Sequoyah.