CLAREMORE — Oologah-Talalah Emergency Medical Services (OTEMS) Director Kelly Deal will continue to act as Rogers County’s interim Emergency Management Director, with OTEMS Assistant Director Brandi Pond to serve as assistant director of Emergency Management, as approved Monday in a Memorandum of Understanding between OTEMS and the Board of Rogers County Commissioners.
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Sheriff, 2 others out of libel suit
Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton, businessman Russell Guilfoyle and resident Billy D. Jones are no longer defendants in the defamation lawsuit by District Attorney Janice Steidley and two assistants against sponsors of last fall's failed citizens petition for a local grand jury investigation of the prosecutors.
School board gives release for OEC funding rally
The Claremore Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the release of teachers, students and staff for participation in the Oklahoma Education Coalition (OEC) funding rally, scheduled for March 31 at the state capitol in Oklahoma City.
At the education rally, hundreds of teachers from across the state will call on the Oklahoma Legislature to prioritize education funding in order to restore per pupil funding to prerecession (FY08) levels.
St. Patrick’s Day festivities coming to downtown
Dust off your kilts and green clothing. St. Patrick’s Day is days away, and downtown Claremore is ready to celebrate.
Senate OKs bill to offer company incentives
A plan to offer cash incentives to companies who pay for their workers to get degrees or certification in certain high-needs areas has passed the Oklahoma Senate.
A question of authority
A dispute concerning Rogers County Courthouse security remains in limbo today.
Police pursuit ends with arrest
A Claremore man was arrested on the Rogers State University campus following a four-mile long pursuit early Sunday morning.
Advocates for Others: Bear helps women start over after incarceration
She Brews Coffee House owner Rhonda Bear promotes positive change to women struggling with troubled pasts, such as incarceration. Through a healthy work environment, Bear provides the individuals with opportunities to develop life skills as they re-enter society.
Courthouse security discussions continue
The Rogers County Commissioners will discuss courthouse security Monday continuing the debate regarding key card access to secure areas.
Parents learn the dangers of synthetic drugs during open forum
K2 or synthetic marijuana usage is a growing problem in Rogers County. The district attorney’s office hosted at an informal drug education meeting Thursday to assist parents with the warning signs of drug use.
Mullin announces telephone Town Hall
Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) will conduct a telephone town hall 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.Congressman James Lankford, chair of the House Republican Policy Committee will also participate in the call.
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