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  • Primary Election Primary election races set

    The final lists of candidates who filed for the upcoming county and statewide races were announced Friday.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Anthony Tucker RSU grad Tucker announces bid for House Dist. 10 seat

    Rogers State University graduate Anthony Tucker announced he will run for Oklahoma House District 10 in the upcoming June 24 state election. The district encompasses Washington, Nowata and Osage counties.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • WR 5K Will Rogers Memorial 5K Run

    Runners of all ages proceeded through the first turn of the sixth annual Will Rogers Memorial 5K Race Saturday morning at Rogers State University. More than 650 participants registered for the 3.1 mile run, hosted by the Will Rogers Memorial Museums. 

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • WRMM Foundation chair Will Rogers Memorial Foundation elects new officers

    Steve Turnbo, Tulsa public relations executive with a long-time involvement with the Will Rogers Memorial in Claremore, has been elected Will Rogers Memorial Foundation president. 

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • WR Museum director Will Rogers Memorial Museum director retiring

    Steve Gragert, director of the Will Rogers Memorial Museums, announced Thursday that he will retire as of Sept. 1, ending an almost 40 years’ association with the museums.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Additional filings for county, statewide races

    Additional candidates filed Thursday for the June 24 primary election. The filing period will remain open until 5 p.m. today.

    April 11, 2014

  • Funds sought for safe after-graduation bash

    The Project Safe Graduation committee is currently working hard to raise money for the annual Claremore High School after graduation party on May 22. The Zebra Safe Graduation Bash is a celebration hosted by parents of graduating seniors, as well as, community businesses and organizations.

    April 11, 2014

  • Battle of Brains - Foyil Foyil students place in annual Battle of the Brains

    More than 30 Foyil elementary and junior high students placed in the annual Battle of the Brains competition on March 26 at Inola High School.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • ROCOR icon ‘Wonder-working’ Kursk-Root icon presented at local parish

    The holy Kursk-Root icon of the Sign made its way to Saint Brigit Orthodox Christian Church Friday during a tour among churches within the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR) Diocese of Mid-America.

    April 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • State Auditor and and County Commissioner Audit: Bid splitting recurring issue

    The recently released state auditor’s report details more issues for Rogers County. Oklahoma State Auditor Gary Jones noted findings of bid splitting. Commissioner Mike Helm was cited for not soliciting bids when purchasing a lubrication system and road fabric in 2012.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo