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Heat warning issued

Heat warning issued

[ 0 ] July 21, 2017

It will be dangerous hot through Saturday evening, the National Weather service warns. OTEMS is on alert for heat sufferers. Here’s what they say: EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SATURDAY… The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT Saturday. [...]

Civil war sward authenticated

Confederate sword is crowd-pleaser

[ 0 ] July 20, 2017

Leonard Mailes brought his ancestor’s Civil War sword to the Antiques Appraisal event at the Oologah Historical Museum on Friday night. Ralph Williams estimated the value at $1,000. Leonard Mailes of Oologah had just picked up the family treasure in Alabama. It came with a book, documenting the career of his ancestor. “Oh, yes, this [...]

Robert Justin Hines

Robert Justin Hines

[ 0 ] July 18, 2017

Robert Justin Hines Robert Justin Hines passed away Friday morning July 14, 2017. He went to be with the Lord in Heaven while surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Albuquerque, NM. He lived in Oologah, where he attended school at Oologah-Talala High School. He worked as a CNC programmer and machinist. [...]

Two years up the creek

Two years up the creek

[ 0 ] July 12, 2017

Two years up the creek The rehabilitation of the Four Mile Creek bridge is complete, but the road is still closed. An inspector for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation closed the bridge on July 10, 2015 after discovering holes in the steel deck support. That cut off direct access to the South Business District, hurting [...]

School Board fills three positions

School Board fills three positions

[ 0 ] July 8, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES, LEADER WRITER The Oologah-Talala Board of Education hired an assistant superintendent, high school principal, and school nurse during Monday night’s meeting. Tony Sappington was selected for the assistant superintendent’s position. Kevin Hogue was named high school principal and Shonna Kubian will be the school nurse. The Board approved the resignation of Tamika [...]

Beware of Heat Stroke on Saturday

Beware of Heat Stroke on Saturday

[ 0 ] June 17, 2017

OTEMS Paramedics is using patrols of its territory in Rogers County including key areas of Oologah Lake to keep residents safe from today’s brutal heat. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory which is in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. High temperatures in the middle to upper 90s will combine with [...]