Claremore Daily Progress

Top Stories

December 11, 2012

Family feud gets bloody

CLAREMORE — Rogers County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Talala man for stabbing his son-in-law in the face Monday night.

John Blaine Hallagin, 46, was arrested on a complaint of assault with a dangerous weapon.
“The son-in-law and daughter came over to pick up a heater, and an altercation took place,” said Deputy Jerry Smittle with the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office. “The father-in-law banged on the window of the kid’s car and then pulled him out of the car.”
The argument ended when Hallagin stabbed his son-in-law in the face in front of the couple’s 7-month-old daughter, Smittle said.
The wife and husband got back in the car and drove to the office of the Talala Police Department. Blood was all over the man and inside his vehicle, according to Smittle.
The Rogers County Sheriff was called to assist the TPD and later took Hallagin into custody.
The son-in-law was taken to a St. John Medical Center in Tulsa with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office. The victim was treated and released. Hallagin remains in custody.

1
Text Only
Top Stories
  • 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

  • Former Sheriff’s deputy arrested

    The Rogers County Sheriff’s Office arrested ex-deputy Brian Kindle Wednesday after receiving multiple reports concerning his safety.

    July 25, 2014

  • Chelsea man receives 54-year sentence for child abuse

    A Chelsea man was sentenced to 54 years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to the charges of child abuse by injury and child sexual abuse.

    July 25, 2014

  • Rogers County Clerk sues The Daily Progress

    Rogers County Clerk Robin Anderson has filed a lawsuit against The Daily Progress and the newspaper’s government reporter Salesha Wilken.

    July 24, 2014

  • Band.jpg Local band loses everything on tour

    A Claremore band, The Last Slice, had $30,000 worth of equipment, instruments, merchandise and clothes stolen while on the East Coast Ska Revival tour in Miami, Fla.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo