Claremore Daily Progress

Community News

April 27, 2014

J.M. Davis Arms Museum to host ‘Steel Challenge Shooting Match’

CLAREMORE — The J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum will hold a Steel Challenge Shooting Match next Sunday, May 4.

The marksmanship contest will be held at the United States Shooting Academy at

6500 East 66th street north in Tulsa. Registration begins at 9 am and competition at 10 am. Entry fee is $ 35.

Claremore Police Officer Lance Jensen is the Match Director.

The contest will have six stages of shooting; rim fire pistol open and iron sights, rim fire rifle open and iron sights, center fire pistol and iron sights

“This is a fun fund raiser for the museum,” said Davis Museum executive director, Wayne McCombs. “There are six stages of competition shooting and also for a junior division. Winners of all divisions will receive a custom made one of a kind trophy.”

Competitors must bring center fire pistol, rim fire pistol or rim fire rifle and a minimum of 150 rounds of ammunition.

A large group of raffle prizes will be available including a Savage model 10 FCP in .308, a precision bolt action rifle, CVA single shot rifle in .223, Quick Trip gasoline, a $ 250 Wal-Mart gift card and ammunition.

“The USSA is the best facility of its kind in the nation,” said McCombs. “Everything at USSA is first class from the shooting ranges to the club house. Every detail has been taken to be sure that whether a person is just learning to fire a weapon or if they are a skilled target shooter or hunter they will have a great experience at USSA.”

Concessions will be available on site and spectators are admitted free.

For more information visit the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museums’ web site at: or call (918) 341-5707.

Text Only
Community News
  • OHCE state meeting Oowala OHCE Group attends state conference in Norman

    The 79th Annual State Conference of Oklahoma Home and Community Education was held at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in Norman, Okla. on July 13-15, 2014.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Child abuse awareness Timms brings child abuse awareness to Claremore
    Rodney Timms, a child abuse survivor, will visit the Rogers County Courthouse at 2 p.m. Wednesday as part of his 77 county tour.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Silent Auction Saturday at First Presbyterian Church Claremore

    First Presbyterian Church Claremore will host a Silent Auction from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 19.
    All items remaining in the two houses on 5th Street —105 and 109 E. 5th Street — will be auctioned off, among them, light fixtures, doors, cabinets, shelving, flooring, and more.

    July 18, 2014

  • American Red Cross offers volunteer opportunities

     Disasters don’t take summer vacations. American Red Cross volunteers are needed year round to help those struggling with the loss of their homes and belongings because of disaster.

    July 17, 2014

  • Paula Deen Keen on Deen

    Two weeks ago, Claremore resident Susan Hammett-Krackov took her daughter, Robin Baldwin, on a Mother’s Day excursion to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., to meet celebrity chef Paula Deen. 

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Zebra band kicks off summer practice
    A new school year is approaching, and for the Claremore High School Band, that means summer rehearsals.

    July 8, 2014

  • Hazel Mooney celebrates 100 years

    Hazel Mooney, a Claremore resident at The Brookfield, is celebrating her 100th birthday party this week.

    July 4, 2014

  • Willis Dr. Willis honored as a ‘Woman of Inspiration’

    Rogers State University’s Dr. Susan Willis was recognized as a Woman of Inspiration for serving her community with relentless dedication and passion while impacting the lives of area youth and community members.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • U Pick Them Berry picking on the 4th

    Sandra Patterson has her home on land that has been passed down in her family for over 100 years. In 2009 she and her husband, David, decided to do something with all of their acreage.  

    July 2, 2014 2 Photos

  • Edwards-Matheson named new Red Cross Advisory Board Chair

    Misty Edwards-Matheson is the new Advisory Board Chair for the Rogers/Mayes/Wagoner County Service Center of the American Red Cross.

    July 1, 2014