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School vandal, two others jailed in alleged robbery

School vandal, two others jailed in alleged robbery

[ 0 ] February 24, 2017

Copyright 2017 Oologah Lake Leader LLC. Admitted Oologah School vandal Johnny Austin Casper and companions Dallas Lee Hugh Green and Jesika Irene Casper were booked into the Rogers County Jail WEdnesday morning on $27,000 bond on felony booking complaints of robbery and misdemeanor counts involving interfering with an emergency telephone call. Their arrests stem from [...]

HOLIDAY WEEKEND MAIL DAMAGED IN P.O. DROP BOX VANDALISM

HOLIDAY WEEKEND MAIL DAMAGED IN P.O. DROP BOX VANDALISM

[ 0 ] February 20, 2017

Copyright 2016, Oologah Lake Leader Anything mailed at the Oologah Post Office drive-by drop box on Cooweescoowee Ave. after mid-morning Saturday was likely damaged in vandalism that left the box’s contents soaked and many items with illegible envelopes, the Leader has learned. No official statements were available Monday, but reliable reports were that efforts were [...]

Northwest fires two employees, tackles mold problem

Northwest fires two employees, tackles mold problem

[ 0 ] February 16, 2017

By JOHN M. WYLIE II, Editor Northwest Rogers County Fire District directors, citing a negative financial audit, fired Administrative Assistant Debra Cooper Monday—even though the audit recommended additional training and outsourcing payroll but never mentioned firing anyone. The action came during a Northwest meeting which raised multiple questions about the board’s compliance with Oklahoma’s Open [...]

Gov. Fallin lifts burn ban

Gov. Fallin lifts burn ban

[ 0 ] February 15, 2017

Open burning with proper precautions is again allowed. Due to significant rainfall that moved across the state, Governor Mary Fallin today (Wednesday, Feb. 15), signed an executive proclamation removing a burn ban she had ordered last week for Rogers, Tulsa, Washington, Nowata and 49 other counties. The governor had issued the burn ban on Friday [...]

Best Things About Oklahoma Part 1: Landscape

Best Things About Oklahoma Part 1: Landscape

[ 0 ] February 10, 2017

My Correct Views on Everything1 By Jim Norwine2 Best Things About Oklahoma Part I: Landscape  We all know about Oklahoma’s shortcomings–tornadoes, ice storms, mediocre teacher pay, and all the rest. All true, even if there is something manic about how we are bombarded with incessant reminders as though our license plates and welcome signs should [...]

Seven Mustangs tapped on signing day

Seven Mustangs tapped on signing day

[ 0 ] February 10, 2017

National Signing Day at Oologah High School last week provided seven Oologah athletes the opportunity to sign with colleges offering them the potential to compete on the college level. Those signing are: – Casey Base, University of Central Oklahoma, football – Ethan Clark, University of Central Oklahoma, football – Clayton Downum, Southwestern University in Winfield, [...]