Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative has been approved as a recipient of a loan of more than $20 million from the United States Department through a program for line improvement in rural areas.

Oologah-Talala Board of Education members this week recognized four educators of distinction, as the OT Teacher of the Year finalists were recognized at the regular monthly board meeting.

A Rogers County Sheriff’s deputy is back on light duty this week, after receiving minor injuries while assisting with traffic control following a two-vehicle collision near Talala last week.


The Oologah baseball team won’t be taking much of a break during the week of March 19-23, as the Mustangs will squeeze in four baseball games at the Verdigris Spring Break Tournament.

The Oologah High School soccer program will host the Oologah Mustang Showcase Soccer Tournament on Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15.

SKIATOOK — Two Oologah High School golfers saw success at the Skiatook Invitational in Monday’s season opener at Mohawk Park in Tulsa.

OOLOGAH — The Mustang baseball team hosted Tulsa Webster Monday to open its district to campaign.


For centuries, institutions of higher education have existed as places of critical thinking. Individuals are exposed to new ideas and pushed to defend their beliefs.

Notes from the Chief

With all the talk of global warming, and the erratic weather patterns that we have been experiencing in North America, there has been a resurgence of discussion about what the Bible says regarding

It was 2005 that our community began to work on a plan for great improvement.


David R. Leaverton was born on Dec. 22, 1956 in Saint Joseph, Mo. He passed away on Feb. 21, 2019 at a hospital in McAlister, Okla. from liver cancer.

Darlene (Dikeman) Van Pelt, 80, of Talala, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer.

Oklahoma. He was born on November 10, 1948 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Melvin & Nora (Jones) Clowers. In 1969, Melvin married the love of his life Marlene Smith.

Norma Lou Penner Mc-Millen was born February 3, 1940 to Kenneth and Reba McCall Penner in Oologah, Okla.

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