A downtown Oologah businesses received minor damage last week from a fire believed to have originated in the attic.

The Oologah-Talala Board of Education members met last week to receive a recommendation from the superintendent to request the dismissal of head football coach Chase Kime.


On the advice of attorney Mack Greever, Town of Talala Board of Trustees struck an executive session during their regular monthly meeting last week to discuss the possible discipline of Talala Poli

Amidst a swirl of rumors about the Town of Talala’s financial standing, Town Treasurer Carolyn Lochner defended her monthly report of expenditures when it was called into question by trustees and m



With the season quickly coming to a close, the Oologah Lady Mustangs played a lot of games over the last week, and they continued to look like one of the best teams in the state.


On Tuesday, September 11, the Oologah Lady Mustangs swept the Will Rogers Ropers 3-0 in a regular season volleyball match.


Despite a night full of fun homecoming festivities, the Oologah Mustangs (0-3) rallied back into the game but ultimately couldn’t keep up with the Class 4A #6 Hilldale Hornets (3-0), losing 23-19.

Oologah senior Harlie Findley has played soccer for about 14 years now. She is capable in virtually every position on the field, but her primary spot for the Lady Mustangs is left defender.


Notes from the Chief

I will give away ebook copies of my mystery novel, “The Revelation Key,” Sept. 22-24 on My goal is to give away at least 400 copies.

Set back, relax and imagine it’s 1924 at the moves when the words were a subtitle on the screen and the music was provided by a pianist at stage left.

Members of the Rogers County Retired Educators & Support Personnel group will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Pizza Hut in Claremore.



Casey Lee Dick passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at his home North of Pawhuska. He was 38 years old.

HICKS, JIMME LEE, 80, former Oologah resident, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. Memorial services 10 a.m. Friday, MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel, Claremore.

The funeral for Oologah’s Chase Jayden Jones will be held at the Oologah High School Auditorium on Friday, August 3rd at 10:30 am.

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