Claremore Daily Progress


  • CHEROKEE CHAT - Personal Christmas spirit

    As Christmas approaches, I cannot help but reflect back on how much Christmas has changed for me personally. As a child, Christmas was about the things we would get at Christmas.

    December 22, 2010

  • Larkin, Larry.tif Pulp fiction and a doll of a real life caper

    As the car approached the dark alley, made blacker by the moonless sky, the driver turned off his head lights.  

    December 13, 2010 1 Photo

  • My life as a fortune cookie

    Daily life forces us into routines.

    December 6, 2010

  • JoyHampton-webcolor.jpg Sushi anyone?

    ‘Tis the season to roast turkey, fa la la la, la la, la la...

    November 24, 2010 1 Photo

  • Turn out the lights on Claremore city government

    At the rate the City of Claremore is losing city officials someone needs to tell the last person leaving to be sure and turn out the lights at City Hall.

    November 23, 2010

  • Tad Jones: A honor serving Rogers County

    It has been a tremendous honor for me to serve House District 9 in the 

    November 17, 2010

  • Murder, mayhem and dancing in the streets

    My interest in the macabre sets in every year about this time.
    I suppose it starts with All Hallows Eve, that time when ghosts and spirits are said to walk the earth unfettered. Otherwise known as Halloween, we put on masks, dress up, and let our alter egos take over for a few hours.  

    November 15, 2010

  • Teenager’s perspective on upcoming election

    An accusation commonly heard from society is that American teens are oblivious and indifferent in their attitudes towards the government, its functions and its role in society. 

    November 1, 2010

  • TomFink2009cmyk.tif Progress staffer reflects on impact of cancer

    As sharp-eyed readers — or at least those who don’t suffer from color-blindness — have noticed by now, the special insert printed on pink paper in recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    October 25, 2010 1 Photo

  • Health research advisory council

    Two weeks ago, I traveled for three days as a representative of the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma area tribes to Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

    October 19, 2010