The Talala Town Board of Trustees voted to table naming a new trustee for the empty board seat.

January is National School Board of Education Recognition Month.

Northwest Rogers County Fire Protection District welcomed their newest member, Robert Moore at the beginning of the meeting on January 9. Moore took the Oath of Office for Seat #4.


The Oologah Mustangs boys basketball team managed to come from behind to beat Jay with a brilliant 25 point fourth quarter, rallying from down 9 points to win.

Scoring 22 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in a game is an impressive feat. But doing it in 18 minutes? That’s even hard to do on a video game.

Shane White (number 5) takes the ball down court while avoiding two of Vinita’s players



In 1904, three years before Oklahoma became a state, Lula Myrtle Hickey was born in what is now Mayes County.

School resumed last Thursday after Christmas break and I would like to welcome everyone back to a new semester. School ends in May, so this is the last stretch of the year.


“Mom, there’s no snow!” was a disappointed comment from my five-year-old daughter Sophia as we started driving from Denver airport to Colorado Springs.


Shirley Vanderpool, 66, of Oologah, passed Jan. 14, 2018 surrounded by her children and family at Clarehouse in Tulsa. She was born Jan. 31, 1951, in Claremore.

Lowell G. “Pat” Dennis, 55, of Claremore, passed away on January 4, 2018 in Claremore. He was born on January 12, 1962 in Circleville, OH to Ted Eugene Dennis and Bonnie Joyce (Erb) Dennis.

Lowell G. “Pat” Dennis, 55, of Claremore, passed away on January 4, 2018 in Claremore.

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