Oologah Board of Education members table superintendent review, approve personnel items

Oologah-Talala Board of Education members tabled their evaluation of Superintendent Max Tanner earlier this week, as not all board members were present for their meeting of Monday, Jan. 13.

Oologah Choir students hit the high notes

Oologah students Maycee Becker, Kalei Kellogg, Kensey Thoenen and Ty Lowther will be participating in the All-OkMEA (Oklahoma Music Educators Association) All state children’s chorus from Wednesday

Oologah FFA students travel to Stillwater

Oologah Ag. 1 students in Mrs. Smith’s FFA classes traveled to the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater on Jan. 8.

Record-setting Lady Mustang

Oologah High School sophomore Mia Pendleton is making a name for herself in the Mustang Swimming history book.


Oologah girls win first two games of Oologah tournament

The Oologah girls got out to a hot start in the Oologah Tournament, winning in both the first and second rounds, but the tournament final, originally scheduled for Saturday, was postponed until Mon

Oologah boys look sharp in home tournament

The Oologah Mustangs captured a big win in the first round of the Oologah Tournament behind a lights-out performance from Konner Davis before ultimately falling in the second round.

Lady Mustangs bring home a Championship win

The Lady Mustangs traveled to Oral Roberts University over the holiday without their head coach, Doug Winters. Winters is recovering from a quadruple bypass heart surgery.


A reptile’s tale: See you later, alligator

At the risk of sounding braggadocious, over the course of my 50 or so years of living, I’ve had a veritable menagerie of pets.

Who Is General Soleimani?

Following President Trump’s decisive action to order a drone strike that killed General Qasem Soleimani, many in the mainstream media are downplaying the fact that he was the architect of Iran’s ex

Adverse childhood experiences plague Oklahoma’s children

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Let it Snow!

Anybody out there ridiculously craving a good, deep, wet snowfall? I am! Now, don’t get me wrong, I don’t want below zero, ice rink roads, and any weather that hurts someone’s livelihood.


Elmer Lawrence Cooper

Elmer Lawrence Cooper was born March 20, 1931, in Owasso, Okla., to Charley Cleveland and Ruth Edna Worley Cooper. He died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 88 years.

Betty Lou Atwood

Betty Lou Atwood, 76, of Delaware, Oklahoma, died Saturday, January 4, 2020.

William Martin Steele

William Martin Steele Jr., 69, of Collinsville, Okla. passed away Jan. 3, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born to William and Eve Martin Steele Sr. on June 13, 1950 in Tyrone, Pennsylvania.

Mary Frances McAlvain

Mary Frances McAlvain, was born April 8, 1936, in Prairie Grove Community near Oologah, Okla., to Orville and Dessie Harrold. Mary was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Dec.

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