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Burn ban lifted

Burn ban lifted

[ 0 ] March 26, 2017

Rogers County Emergency Management Director Scotty Stokes said the Rogers County Commission had allowed the county burn ban to expire, effective immediately. Here are the rules when a Burn Ban is in effect: 03-20-17 Burn Ban Res  

Service Tuesday for Robin Damron

Service Tuesday for Robin Damron

[ 0 ] March 24, 2017

Funeral services for Robin Gail Damron are 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Oologah Assembly of God Church with Rev. Tom Jones and Pastor Kent Jenson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Talala. Arrangements have been entrusted to Benjamin Funeral Service. Robin Gail Damron, 61, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 [...]

O-T Shelters now available for citizens

O-T Shelters now available for citizens

[ 0 ] March 23, 2017

School Shelter with 2,700-person capacity ready for tornadoes School, ambulance, fire and police agencies unite to serve students, residents In what is believed to be the area’s largest such system, Oologah-Talala Schools now provide shelters designed to withstand an EF-5 tornado for all 2,000 students and staff during the school day and up to 2,750 [...]

Service held for Donald Gifford

Service held for Donald Gifford

[ 0 ] March 23, 2017

Donald R. Gifford Donald “Don” R. Gifford, 84, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Autumn Wood in Claremore. He was born April 15, 1932 in Talala. He was the youngest of nine children and the son of Harry and Izora (Shaw) Gifford. The family’s history in Talala dates back to 1909 when they traveled [...]

Services is Monda for Lesta Stockley

Services is Monda for Lesta Stockley

[ 0 ] March 23, 2017

Lesta Stokley Services for Lesta Stokley will be held at 12 p.m., Monday, March 27 at the First Baptist Church in Oologah. Gravesides services will also be held at 3:30 p.m., in the Little Cemetery-Seminole at 11522 N. Hwy 99, Seminole. The photograph is from her 98th birthday earlier this month. COURTESY PHOTO Happy 98 [...]

Service for Dixie Haney is Friday

Service for Dixie Haney is Friday

[ 0 ] March 22, 2017

Dixie Lee Ridenhour Haney, 80, went to be with the Lord and her loved ones on Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was born June 18, 1937 to Raymond and Ruth Rogers in La Habra, Calif.. She weighed only 2 pounds at birth. They moved to the Claremore in 1941. Did You Know? If you grew [...]

Tom Harrold

Tom Harrold

[ 0 ] March 20, 2017

Tom W. Harrold, age 65, of Oologah, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017. Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 23 at Hayhurst Funeral Home, 1660 S. Elm Pl., Broken Arrow. A Memorial Service wil be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 24 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 400 N. Aspen Ave., Broken [...]

BULLETIN: MEETING CANCELLED–Station mold gives NW tough choice: clean up or tear down and start over

BULLETIN: MEETING CANCELLED–Station mold gives NW tough choice: clean up or tear down and start over

[ 0 ] March 18, 2017

 BULLETIN The Northwest Rogers County Fire District has cancelled a special meeting that had been set for 7 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, March 21) at Oologah Town Hall to discuss mold remediation plus repairs and/or replacement of the district’s fire stations. “We are not having a spcial meeting due to the fact that we are still [...]

Community banquet  will be a Fiesta

Community banquet will be a Fiesta

[ 0 ] March 18, 2017

An evening of great food and awards is set for March 25. The Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual meeting and banquet. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. at the Oologah United Methodist Church. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets for the banquet are $25 per person or $200 for [...]

13 charges filed in wild pursuit of  car loaded with ammo, gunpowder

13 charges filed in wild pursuit of car loaded with ammo, gunpowder

[ 0 ] March 15, 2017

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor © 2017 Oologah Lake Leader LLC Two area residents face a total of 13 charges in the wake of a three-county pursuit and crash last November that began in Oologah and ended near Vera. The wrecked vehicle, which had reached speeds of 120 mph and caught fire after crashing, [...]