Oologah scout Trevor Estes recently completed his Eagle Scout Project to replace the old shelves at the Oologah’s Little Free Library with new shelving, much to the appreciation of library users and community leaders.
Cherokee Nation donates nearly $9,000 to mental health programs, food pantry services in Rogers County
Cherokee Nation recently donated nearly $9,000 to mental health and substance abuse support programs as well as food pantry services in Rogers County.
A Rogers County was pronounced dead Monday, after being critically injured Friday in a singlevehicle collision south of Inola.
A Rogers County teen was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle collision Wednesday morning near Inola.
Retiring Rural Water District #4 employee Cathey Sewell (center) was recently celebrated at a farewell party in her honor, recognizing her 20 years of dedicated service to the people of the community and region. Family, friends, coworkers and admirers came to honor Sewell, who retires after 20 years of commitment. PHOTO PROVIDED
Oologah youths who took home honors at the Rogers County Faire included Reagan Smith (from left) won Junior Market Sheep Speckled Face Breed Champion, Reserve Champion Intermediate Lamb Showman, and Reserve Champion Intermediate Goat Showman; Rylee Smith won Junior Market Sheep Suffolk Breed Champion, Junior and Open Breeding Sheep Dorest Advantage Breed Champion, and Reserve Champion Senior Lamb Showman; Kaylisa Williams won Junior and Open Breeding Lamb Dorest Advantage Reserve Breed Champion; and Mikayda Eastman - won 1st Place Class 2 Crossbred Market Sheep. PHOTO PROVIDED
Three Oologah FFA members recently received a full ride scholarship to Rogers State University in Claremore for their showmanship abilities at the recent Rogers County Fair. Students of distinction and their areas of showmanship are Rylee Smith (Sheep) (from left), Matt McGuire (Swine), and Brooke Munson (Horse), PHOTO PROVIDED
NW Fire Board meetings Second Tuesdays each month 7 p.m. at Oologah Station #1
Several Oologah and Rogers County students have been named to the Rogers State University President’s and Dean’s Honor Rolls for the Summer 2020 semester.
Somebody is always telling us in the papers how to prevent war. There is only one way in the World to prevent war, and that is, FOR EVERY NATION TO TEND TO ITS OWN BUSINESS. ~ June 28, 1925
Two Claremore students are among the 71 Oklahoma high school students from 41 high schools statewide selected by the Oklahoma Hall of Fame to serve on its 2020 Virtual Teen Board. As the current learning environment has changed, the Teen Board’s shift to a virtual interactive board provides new opportunities for statewide networking, in addition to new professional development learning platforms.
Armstrong Bank completed the acquisition of the Catoosa, Owasso, Collinsville, and Oologah Vast Bank locations on Friday, Sept. 4, expanding the Muskogee-based community bank’s footprint to 30 locations.
The Oologah Board of Trustees last week approved the hiring of a full-time maintenance worker to maintain town lawns, grounds, and streets.
Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club members will be paying homage will be paying homage to Will Rogers this November on the occasion of his birthday.
Oologah superintendent Max Tanner last week confirmed the diagnosis of several new COV- ID cases at the school and subsequent quarantine of more than 100 students.