Lori Jones was named the Upper Elementary Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. She’s pictured with her family during a celebration luncheon.


Playoff games are supposed to be close. It’s not a guarantee, but it’s the standard expectation.

In the first round of the playoffs, the Mustangs lost to the Cleveland Tigers 70-67 after a hard fought game, but Oologah’s post season is not over after one loss.

Oologah Middle School’s 8th grade girl’s basketball team is Verdigris Valley Conference champions. They defeated Ft. Gibson at the championship game on Saturday, February 3, with a score of 27-23.


Understanding school demographics is vital to evaluating and addressing students’ needs.

Last Saturday the OHS FCCLA group and 16 students participated in the Annual Day of Senior Service.

The recent federal budget extension includes funding for the reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians. This is significant for the Cherokee Nation and all of Indian Country.

A lot of the recent focus at the State Capitol has been on the budgeting process, but just as important is the normal business of crafting state policy through bills and resolutions.


Valentino William Synar, better known as Val, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the age of 90.

 Pearl Marcella Youngman, 94, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 in Bellingham, WA.

Scott C. Lawrence, 52, Oologah Rural Route Mail Carrier, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 in Tulsa.

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