Cemetery cleanup scheduled for Oct. 26 in Oologah, volunteers needed

As you drive off the beaten path to Oak Hill Cemetery, after driving beneath the sign identifying the cemetery, to your right rests a sign listing suggested guidelines for cemetery visitors:

Will Rogers descendant to be in Rogers County for the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

Generations of the Will Rogers and Joel McCrea family have grown up knowing the bond those two shared from the time they met in 1930 on the set of Lightnin’, shot on the California-Nevada border ne

Cops and Kids Picnic engages community

Various prizes officers handed out to the children attending the Cops and Kids Picnic, among them, motorized three wheelers for the little ones, bikes, scooters, camping equipment, airsoft guns, po

‘Bedlam Blood Battle’ next week at Oologah High School

It’s football season and the Bedlam Blood Battle is on!  Blood donors can now receive Bedlamthemed t-shirts, featuring your favorite coaches!


Mustangs dominate the Titans

The Oologah Mustangs (3-3, 1-2 District 4A-3) dominated the McLain Titans (0-6, District 4A-3 0-3) on Friday, Oct. 11.

Oologah falls to Bristow

The Oologah Mustangs (2-3, 0-2 District 4A-3) couldn’t keep up with the Bristow Pirates (4-1, District 4A-3 2-0) on Friday, Oct. 4th.


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Recently, we announced a historic $16 million investment to expand Cherokee Nation’s language initiatives.

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As a Member of Congress, I have the honor of nominating students to our country’s service academies. Attending a U.S.

Mustang Family,

Notes from the Chief

Our employees here at the Cherokee Nation are the backbone of our government and business operations. It is our mission to be the employer of choice in northeast Oklahoma.


Sharon Rose Townes, 69, of Oologah, trainer at BP, died Wednesday, Sept. 25. No visitation is planned. Graveside services were 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 27, Magnolia Memorial Gardens, Bristow, Okla.

Maxey Roy Thompson

79, of Talala, OK passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 in Talala. He was born December 25, 1939 in Kemp, TX to JC Thompson and Bertha Thompson.

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