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  • Commissioners approve “liquor-by-the-drink” effective date

    Rogers County Commissioners this morning approved 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, July 1st as the effective date for the recently approved “Sunday liquor-by-the-drink” proposition.

    June 30, 2014

  • Hobby Lobby Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby on contraception

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Court: Public union can’t make nonmembers pay fees

    The Supreme Court dealt a blow to public sector unions Monday, ruling that thousands of home health care workers in Illinois cannot be required to pay fees that help cover the union’s costs of collective bargaining.


    June 30, 2014

  • DSC_0330web.jpg Payne receives National Baseball Coach of the Year

    Once known for his bull-riding skills, Claremore’s Brent Payne has a knack for coaching baseball.
    On Wednesday night, Payne’s illustrious coaching career got recognized at the National High School Athletics Coaches Association annual convention in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Blevins resigns as RSU golf coach

    Rogers State Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach Lynn Blevins announced his resignation Monday.

    June 17, 2014

  • Progress wins Sequoyah Progress staff wins Sequoyah Award

    The Claremore Daily Progress walked away with the coveted Sequoyah Award Friday night  at the conclusion of the annual Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest Awards at the Reed Center in Midwest City.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • BRADLEYweb.jpg BASEBALL: Bradley leaves RSU for Springdale Har-Ber HS

    Rogers State University head baseball coach Ron Bradley announced his retirement on Friday morning.

    Bradley is retiring from collegiate coaching and returning home to Northwest Arkansas to coach high school baseball at Har-Ber High School in Springdale, Ark.

    June 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fallin signs Common Core repeal bill

    Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Thursday to repeal the Common Core education standards, getting rid of the new guidelines for math and English scheduled to go into effect in Oklahoma schools in the upcoming school year.

    June 5, 2014

  • Claremore's Howe, Whatley receive OCA All-State Baseball honors

    Claremore High School graduates Bryce Howe and Matt Whatley aren't quite finished playing baseball together.

    The Zebra duo received Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Large East honors Friday afternoon, and have officially signed to further their college careers at Oral Roberts University.

    Along with the Claremore standouts, Verdigris High School graduate Ryan Skalnik also was named to the OCA All-State team as a third baseman.

    Skalnik, a four-time Class 3A state champion infielder at Verdigris, will continue his college baseball career at Neosho County Community College.

    May 31, 2014

  • Sen. Sean Burrage Sean Burrage named President of Southeastern Oklahoma State University

    The Regional University System of Oklahoma Board of Regents has named Sean Burrage as the 20th president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

    May 16, 2014 1 Photo