Advanced Homes was the first-place winner of the Oologah Area Chamber of Commerce Business Christmas Decorating Contest.
NW Fire Board meetings
Judge Stephen Pazzo has issued an administrative order closing all courts and judicial offices in Rogers County through Jan. 25, due to the ongoing public health crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Downtown Oologah got a lot more merry and bright on Saturday, as the community celebrated Christmas in Cooweescoowee, which included an afternoon parade. Floats, vehicles, local personalities, and even Santa Claus himself were part of the day’s festivities, much to the delight of onlookers.
Oologah High School’s National Honor Society is holding their annual coat drive this week.
Santa Claus gets ready to hang ten as a local resident decorated their yard for Christmas with a surfing Santa, pulled by one of his trusty reindeer driving a speedboat.
Rogers State University has partnered with the Cherokee Nation and Ascension St. John to provide real life clinical training for its nursing students.
Many have a dream closet or drawer. Bright scenes of joy and excitement fill the front, pushing black-shrouded nightmares far back.
Oologah-Talala Upper Elementary students recently collected more than 700 items for their annual canned food drive, which they then donated to the food pantry at Oologah United Methodist Church.
He put on his plastic badge and aviator sunglasses. “I want to be just like Officer Kellsie,” five-year-old Bryson Duckett said. For Halloween, Bryson chose to be Officer Kellsie Davis (’17), a Rogers State University alumna. He thinks she looks pretty and does a great job of protecting the community.
Cherokee Nation unveils renderings of future Durbin Feeling Language Center, nearby efficiency homes for Cherokee speakers
The Cherokee Nation recently unveiled renderings of the future Durbin Feeling Language Center and five new efficiency homes for Cherokee speakers that will be located next to the facility in Tahlequah.
This week’s Oologah High School Senior of the Week is Blake Salt. Blake has attended Oologah-Talala Public Schools for 14 years. Blake is a member of the football and wrestling teams, president of STUCO, in National Honor Society, and leadership. After high school, Blake plans to attend Tulsa Community College and be a fireman.
Oologah-Talala Public Schools has added three new sites for the distribution of free Grab and Go Meals, as of Tuesday, Dec. 8, as weell as a second pick up time.
A rapid increase in positive COVID cases and quarantines has led to “unmanageable staffing issues” at Oologah-Talala Public Schools, leading to a transition to distance learning this week.
Hear and see the Christmas story from the safety and comfort of your car this Sunday, Dec. 13 from 5-7 p.m. at Oologah United Methodist Church.