Members of the Oologah-Talala Board of Education last week approved several employment recommendations for the 2019-20 school year.

The Nowata County Conservation District is partnering with the Oklahoma Conservation Commission (OCC) and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) for this event to those whose priva

Warm summer weather will be bringing spectacular outdoor events to the Oologah and Rogers County area this July.


Rogers State Softball and Head Coach Andrea Vaughan have announced the addition of Haley Womack to the signee class for the 2019-20 season.

Tayler Stover of the Rogers State Women’s Soccer team was named to the National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee’s Executive Board during the spring semester.

Despite recent rains and flooding, first-time fishermen, and amateur anglers are encouraged to come to Oologah Lake this weekend for the annual Kids Fishing Derby Day.

Rogers State Athletics Graduating Student-Athletes and Staff received honors at the Rogers State University Honor Graduates Award Ceremony for Rogers State University.


Social scientists have long understood that a child’s environment, growing up in poverty in particular, can have a long-lasting effect on their success later in life.

The beginning of summer is usually an enjoyable time for many families, but the flooding across Oklahoma has turned it into a devastating time.

It was a hot summer morning, that day in June, nearly 40 years ago.



Phillip Daniel Ray “JR” Sligar, Jr. of Claremore, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Owasso, Okla.  He was 89.  

Former Senator Earl Garrison passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Muskogee to go to his heavenly home on Monday morning, June 10, 2019.

Barbara J. Hicks, formerly of Talala, Okla. passed away May 24, 2019 in Tucson, Ariz. where she had lived for the past 5 years.

Bonnie Jene Barrett, 70, of Barnsdall, Okla., died Monday, June 10, 2019. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10 a.m.

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