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January 1, 2014

County conflict top story of 2013

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CLAREMORE —

Rogers State University has named a television executive Royal Aills as general manager of RSU-TV. He began on Feb.18.
RSU Athletic Director Ryan Bradley accepted a position in the athletics department  of Memphis University in June. He has been athletics director since June 2011.
RSU announced Ryan Erwin  as the new AD during the summer. Erwin comes to RSU from Dallas Baptist University and leads a transition into NCAA Div. II.
 
District Judge Dynda Post announces retirement
District Judge Dynda Post  announced that she is retiring from the judiciary at the end of her current term.   
Judge Post serves as District Judge for Rogers, Mayes and Craig Counties, the 12th Judicial District.  Her term ends December 31, 2014, after 24 years on the bench.
 
Former Mayor Flo Guthrie dies
Former Claremore City Council member, mayor, businesswoman and longtime Claremore goodwill ambassador Flo Guthrie died in February.
 
Sheriff’s office get new police vehicles
In July, the Rogers County Sheriff’s office geared up with the purchase of 19 new police vehicles.  
The purchase comes after years of repairs to the current fleet of vehicles, averaging about 170,000.
 
Former physician’s assistant indicted for deaths of 2 at Claremore Vet Center
Former physician’s assistant indicted for deaths of two at Claremore Veterans Center. Kenneth A. Adams was indicted on two felony counts of second degree murder, two counts of caretaker neglect and one misdemeanor count of failing to initiating a medicolegal investigation by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in the death of 85-year-old Jay Minter in May 2012.

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  • New Programs hosted in Foyil

    The Foyil Community Organization was launched in January with the purpose of providing residents with community events.

    July 30, 2014

  • Gutierrez awarded Health Foundation scholarship

    Evelyn Gutierrez of Claremore was recently awarded a scholarship from United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative to pursue a career in primary health care.

    July 30, 2014

  • Medical marijuana petition signing up thousands of new voters

    Medical marijuana may be the state’s newest gateway drug — to voting.
    Oklahomans for Health is spearheading a ballot drive to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The group has collected about 100,000 of the 156,000 signatures of registered voters it needs to get the issue on the ballot, according to its chairman, Chip Paul.

    July 30, 2014

  • City open records dispute continues

    The city of Claremore will pay $41,324.25 in attorney fees to the Vinita law firm who challenged their compliance with the Oklahoma Open Records Act.

     

    July 29, 2014

  • Claremore sisters featured on talk show

    During their recent trip to Los Angeles, Claremore sisters Lindsey and Whitney Martin made the most of their time in the city of angels, spending time with family, visiting several beaches, restaurants and Hollywood attractions.

    July 29, 2014 1 Link

  • Elementary students learn to bid at Zebra Stripes auction

    Claremore elementary students in the Zebra Stripes summer care program participated in a student-friendly auction Friday at Roosa Elementary. The auction was presented by Daneen Shepherd, realtor/broker and auctioneer of Tulsa, who taught the children how to bid on items efficiently and effectively.

    July 29, 2014 1 Link

  • Treasurer issues tax warrants

    For the first time, tax warrants are being issued in Rogers County to collect unpaid personal property taxes.
    This week, some local business owners should expect to be served by the Rogers County Sheriff’s office.
    Personal tax warrants have been issued to three local companies, who owe a total of approximately $38,000 in past due taxes.

    July 29, 2014

  • No evidence or human remains found

    Rogers County Sheriff’s deputies and assisting agencies vacated a Tiawah property Friday, after no evidence or human remains were found in connection to the disappearance of a local resident that went missing in 1996.

    July 27, 2014

  • RCLC launches letter campaign

    The Rogers County Literacy Council, RCLC, is launching their annual letter writing campaign.
     A United Way Organization, the council is asking for community support to help promote literacy in the English language.

    July 27, 2014

  • taylor.armerding.jpg Inequality crisis shot with factual problems, hypocrisy

    President Obama, various media and political liberals say inequality, of all things, is the defining issue of our times. Yet this message is delivered by multimillionaires and a president who jets from tee time to stump speech on the taxpayer's dime.
     

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo