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CLAREMORE—On Sept. 29 Hope Harbor hosted a groundbreaking ceremony as part of their annual Open House activities. In 2017 a successful capital campaign helped raise funds for two new cottages at the campus that sits just east of Oolagah Lake. The cottage, the fourth to be built on that site,…

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CLAREMORE, Okla.— The Oklahoma Veterans Center in Claremore is celebrating their 30th Anniversary this week. When Claremore was chosen as the location of the new center, there was no place in the Northeastern part of the state for veterans to go for long-term care.

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The third annual RSU Bioethics Forum will focus on the ethics around decision making for incapacitated, terminally ill patients without an advanced medical directive.

Will Rogers Memorial Museums Executive Director Tad Jones’ dedication to encouraging involvement of the new generation is somewhat similar to a goal of Claremore Friends of the Library. Both have launched various efforts to engage a new generation.

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Brody Howard, a Claremore 5-year-old, may have been sleepy when he showed up to the Claremore Fire Department in a firetruck red ‘To the Rescue’ t-shirt for his birthday party, Saturday.

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Rural Economic Development of Inola (REDI) recently received a Fresh Paint Days grant. This grant provided paint and supplies to repair the gazebos in Fleming Park. Volunteers came out this past Saturday and repaired the damage to the ceilings of both gazebos and added a fresh coat of paint.…

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Volunteers from Lowes and Brad Foster Trucking donated their time, resources and equipment to re-mulch Safenet’s wiggle worm play area. The dirt, mulch and hours of labor that were donated saved the nonprofit thousand of dollars.

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The Rogers County Home and Community Education enjoyed greeting the children at the 2018 Rogers County Fair. They handed out a total of 406 gently used books and 64 t-shirt book bags to the young fair goer. Marlene Alsip, member of Rogers County OHCE and State Chair of the OHCE program for Y…

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A mission team from Claremore First United Methodist Church (FUMC) recently returned from a week serving the ministries of McCurdy Ministries Community Center in Espanola, NM. The nine-member team included: Linda Polson (Team Leader), Sandi Atwood, Dr. Steve Smith, Chris Moody, Leon and Shir…

A huge, semi-annual garage sale takes place at First United Methodist Church, 1615 North Highway 88, Claremore, the first weekend in October. Shoppers will find the parking lot full of furniture, appliances, and other large items. Inside, the church gym and classrooms will be filled with hou…

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The Sequoyah High School Football program will celebrate its 2018 Homecoming Coronation on Friday, Sep 28 at the Pope Athletic Complex. The program will begin at 6:30 PM followed at 7:00 PM by the Varsity Game against the Inola Longhorns. This year the attendants, along with Queen and King N…

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Claremore, OK— The Will Rogers Library will be hosting a special presentation and book discussion of Margaret Atwood’s popular contemporary classic The Handmaid’s Tale on Monday, September 24 at 6:00 pm. This group book discussion brings two great programs together, PBS’s The Great American …

Each month, Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO) celebrates the advocacy of one of our CASA volunteers. This month, we celebrate the service David Bridges, a volunteer advocate in Delaware County for over a year.

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Professional electricians, construction workers, painters, pastors, teachers — individually they have crucial skills, together they can build a future. Eight professionals in those and other fields from Claremore First Baptist Church joined a group of 20 from Edmond last week, building a chu…

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Rogers State University Career Services will host its Fall Career, Internship and Graduate School Fair on Wednesday, September 26, in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center Ballroom on the Claremore campus. The fair will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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The last Raid at Cabin Creek was 154 years ago on September 19. In recognition of the anniversary of that raid in what in now Northeastern Oklahoma, a documentary produced by former Claremore resident Steve Warren will be showing in the Will Rogers Memorial Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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Best of Claremore, formerly Reader’s Choice, is back and better than ever.

The ladies and gentlemen of the Claremore Hospital are at it again!  Preparations are being made for their semi-annual Bunco party.  Cost to play is $15.00 per person seating is limited reservations are preferred.  No experience is necessary to play.  We have cash prizes and door prizes for …

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CLAREMORE – Downtown Claremore is celebrating the days when women walked around downtown in poodle skirts and Elvis Presley was the most popular musician in America. The days before cell phones, when color TVs first hit the market.

The Verdigris OHCE (Oklahoma Home and Community Education) Club recently met in the home of Sharon Hicks.  In order to better coordinate with the monthly County Council meetings,  the Verdigris Club will meet the SECOND Thursday of each month (instead of the third Thursday) at 9:30 a.m. at t…

The Rogers County Cherokee Association (RCCA) is hosting their second Cherokee Gospel Singing and Benefit for the RCCA Scholarship endowed with the Rogers State University (RSU) Foundation for Cherokee students who are members of RCCA.

The Tri-State Gun fighters, a western reenactment team will hold a meet and greet beginning at noon at the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum in Claremore this Saturday, August 4.  

It is starting to happen all over the country right now. The West Nile Virus (WNV) is testing positive in mosquitoes almost everywhere throughout the U.S. Only one human case has been reported in the state in Cleveland County, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Meet “Shadow,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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Meet “Arva,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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Meet “Crush,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

Meet “Simon,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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Meet “Oreo,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

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Meet “Saffron,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter.

Meet “Misty,” the featured pet this week at the Claremore Animal Shelter. “Misty” is a two-year-old female Calico cat who is curious, friendly, and ready to be adopted into a good family.

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