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Town Trustees Approve Fireworks

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer   Next year on the 4th of July holiday Oologah citizens can buy a $25 permit to shoot fireworks.  The Oologah trustees at their regular meeting on Sept. 5th at 7pm approved a change that would allow fireworks in the city limits during a period of time during the 4th [...]

Marrara and Dunbar Named Semifinalists

Marrara and Dunbar Named Semifinalists

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer Oologah High School students Jamie Marrara and Cole Dunbar were named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists this week.  These academically talented high school students have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. To be [...]

Oologah’s Little Library Update

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Work on Oologah’s Little Library is moving right along. Just like the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.” It takes a village to build a little library. Many hands have been at work. Thanks to the volunteers, the electrical is in, the insulation is done and the drywall is [...]

Homecoming Parade Only Two Weeks Away

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY BOB D. ROUNSAVELL The Oologah-Talala school Homecoming parade will be Thursday, September 21. Last year the parade was separated from the football game so the football team members could also participate in the parade. The change in Homecoming activities necessitates a slightly different time for the events. Tailgating can start at 4 p.m. on [...]

Fun Day For Cops & Kids

Fun Day For Cops & Kids

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES LEADER WRITER Sunshine, sirens, hot dogs, chips and kids were in great supply Saturday in the Oologah Park.  Friends of Oologah Police Department hosted its second Cops & Kids Picnic with about 510 people attending. “it was a great turnout and the kids had a fantastic time,” said Oologah Police Chief Peter [...]

Canine Officer Ninja Gets A Hit

Canine Officer Ninja Gets A Hit

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES LEADER WRITER Oologah Police Office Brent Holmes was conducting radar checks Thursday on Hwy 169 when he noticed a vehicle traveling at a slow rate of speed in the inside lane causing two semi trucks to swerve to avoid hitting the car. He pulled in behind the slow moving car and noticed [...]

Tournament Champions

Tournament Champions

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

Tournament champions The Oologah Lady Mustangs softball team came home tournament champions after defeating Cleveland in the championship round.  Front row (from left): junior Autumn Clampitt, freshmen Raigan McKee, junior Bailey Black, junior Lindsey Edwards, junior Kylee Thompson, sophomore Raegan Maple, freshmen Payton Cly, and freshmen Morgan Bement. Back row (from left): Coach Hill, sophomore [...]

Volleyball Takes 2nd At Dewey Tournament

Volleyball Takes 2nd At Dewey Tournament

[ 0 ] September 13, 2017

The Lady Mustangs Volleyball team took home 2nd place from the Dewey tournament with their only loss being to 6A Ponca City. Front row (from left): freshmen Libby Thoenen, junior Tayler Hanneman, sophomore Tobi Roberson, junior Kennedy Goodnight, freshmen Gracie Thoenen. Back row (from left): Junior Lyndi Melton, sophomore Josie Yates, sophomore Karly Wadsworth, junior [...]

Charge The Field

Charge The Field

[ 0 ] September 13, 2017

The Mustangs football team charge the field as they get ready to face off for the National Guard game of the week against the Skiatook Bulldogs. The Mustangs dominated the Bulldogs 35-16 to secure their 2nd win of the season.