CLAREMORE — The majority of Rogers County schools received grades of C or better Thursday when the State Board of Education released report cards on the Oklahoma’s 1,752 public schools.
State releases A-F grades for 1,752 public schools
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Claremore man’s concrete lion statue stolen
A Claremore resident woke up Tuesday morning and discovered a thief had stolen his three-foot-tall lion statue, replacing it with a rabbit figurine.
Injury accident shuts down turnpike gate
Emergency responders have cleared the scene of a crash on State Highway 20 near the entrance to the Will Rogers Turnpike.
Watson resigns from city council
The Claremore City Council on Monday accepted the resignation of Ward I Councilor Paula Watson.
Watson, who has served on the council for almost 10 years, recently retired from teaching and is now serving as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).
BNSF awards $10K grant to WR Park Project
The BNSF Railway Foundation awarded $10,000 Monday to the Will Rogers Park Project in Claremore.
The funding will be used to purchase new playground equipment, said Crystal Campbell, project manager.
She and other project supporters have been raising money to completely renovate the park located near the Will Rogers Memorial.
Local author has first book published
Claremore resident Bethlehem Koch has been writing her entire life.
Sexual assault suspect dies before charges were to be filed
Authorities say a man suspected of committing several recent rapes in Tulsa has died after being in a coma following an auto accident.
A simple start to the new fiscal year
The Rogers County Commissioners met Monday for the first meeting of the new fiscal year.
Deputies arrest man for indecent proposals toward children at Spencer Creek campsite
Rogers County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Claremore man last week at Oologah Lake, following complaints from campers who reported the man was asking their children to take showers with him.
Fourth of July Fun
Claremore celebrated the Fourth of July with a kids fishing derby, live music, inflatables, and fireworks at Claremore Lake Park.
In a little more than a decade, the number of out-of-state students attending Oklahoma’s public universities and colleges has more than doubled as schools increasingly rely on nonresident tuition to supplement their budgets.
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