Claremore Daily Progress

Top Stories

June 4, 2014

OMA Alumni Association hosts reunion this weekend

CLAREMORE —

More than 250 alumni of the Oklahoma Military Academy —the predecessor institution of Rogers State University — will gather Friday and Saturday for their annual reunion on campus in Claremore.
The OMA Alumni Association will host the annual weekend of events for alumni and their families, who live across Rogers County, Oklahoma and the nation.
From 1919 to 1971, more than 10,000 men and women attended the OMA junior college and high school, prior to the academy becoming Claremore Junior College. 
Today, the institution has evolved into RSU, a major regional university serving more than 4,200 students on campuses in Claremore, Bartlesville and Pryor.
“We’re honored to have these distinguished alumni and their families return again to celebrate the shared institutional history of Rogers State University and the Oklahoma Military Academy,” said RSU President Dr. Larry Rice.
The reunion will kick off Friday at 8 a.m. with registration, followed by the 18-hole OMA Alumni Golf Classic at Heritage Hills Golf Course in Claremore. 
Shotgun start is at 9 a.m., with a Golf Lunch (also availabe for alumni and guests not participatingin the Golf Classic) at 11:30 a.m. 
A Ladies Luncheon will be hosted by RSU First Lady Peggy Rice at the RSU President’s Residence at 11:30 a.m. 
Pool and ping-pong tournaments will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Centennial Center, and on Friday evening, an opening reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Centennial Center Ballroom.
On Saturday, June 7, scheduled events include the morning formation and cadet memorial service to honor OMA’s recently deceases alumni at 9:30 a.m. in the Will Rogers Auditorium.
At 10 a.m., the RSU Guard Officer Leadership Development (GOLD) Program will be held, also in the Will Rogers Auditoriu, after which will be the OMA Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni Ceremony (at 10:15 a.m.). 

Text Only
Top Stories
  • 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

  • Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

    Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded “economic patriotism” from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid U.S. taxes through overseas mergers.

    July 25, 2014

  • Local churches impact poverty

    Claremore First Christian Church, First United Methodist and the Pastoral Alliance are combining efforts to host a 16-week program, “Getting Ahead in a Just Getting by World,” based off of the national program — “bridges out of poverty.”

    July 25, 2014

  • Grand Jury recesses until August

    The multicounty grand jury charged with investigating accusations of misconduct by Rogers County officials recessed Thursday until August 19-21, saying it needed to hear from more witnesses before returning a finding in the matter.

    July 25, 2014