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  • Free smoke alarms, equipment offered to hearing impaired

    The Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation (OkAT) is offering specialized smoke alarms and alert equipment to Rogers County individuals with hearing impairments.
    OkAT has partnered with Oklahoma ABLE Tech and Fire Protection Publications at Oklahoma State University to implement the smoke alarm project.

    July 17, 2014

  • Sample ballots available at RC Election Board

    Sample ballots are now available for viewing at the Rogers County Election Board office and on the election board website under the sample ballots tab. The sample ballots provide a preview of the candidates in the Democratic Runoff Primary Election set for Aug. 26.

    July 17, 2014

  • CASA Board votes to expand, change name

    The Board of Directors of Tri-County CASA recently voted to expand the program from a local, three-county CASA program to a regional, multiple judicial district CASA program and to change the organization’s name to Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO).

    July 16, 2014

  • RCI Insurance campaign provides goods for American soldiers overseas

    RCI Insurance Group distributed more than 210 items to the Blue Star Mothers Tuesday morning. The goods were collected during RCI’s third annual Blue Star Mothers Facebook Campaign.

    July 16, 2014

  • Claremore woman injured in auto accident

    A Claremore woman was rushed to a Tulsa hospital earlier this week, following a single-vehicle accident on a county road.

    July 15, 2014

  • kickstart.jpg Teen entrepreneur kickstarts his dreams

    At 14-years-old Gavin Wallace started his own business making wooden specialty pens with a lathe that his father bought him for Christmas.

     

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Commissioners approve dispatch service agreements between 911 Trust, Verdigris PD, Oologah PD

    Rogers County Commissioners unanimously voted to approve dispatch service agreements Monday between the board of county commissioners, on behalf of the Rogers County 911 Trust Authority, and Verdigris Police Department and Oologah Police Department.

    July 15, 2014

  • Digging dinosaurs

    Jacob Lee, an incoming sophomore at Sequoyah schools in Claremore, recently returned from Paleo Expedition, a two-week field science experience that included a week of digging for dinosaur fossils.
    The location of this year's dig was on the southeastern tip of the Morrison Formation in Black Mesa State Park, an area in the Oklahoma panhandle prime for impressive finds.

    July 15, 2014

  • Rogers County continues residential growth trend

    Rogers County officials issued $68.6 million in residential home permits in the past 12 months, continuing a three-year growth trend.

    July 13, 2014

  • Claremore Police Department radio antennas updated with new Verizon cell tower installation

    The Claremore Police Department is in the process of updating the agency’s radio antenna technology following the installation of a new Verizon Wireless cellular tower, located near the northwest corner of the police station.

    July 13, 2014