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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
Pazzo seeks Associate District Judge seat
Current Special District Judge for the 12th Judicial District, Rogers County, Steve Pazzo announced his candidacy today for the position of Associate District Judge, Rogers County. Judge Sheila Condren currently serves as Associate District Judge, but will vacate that post when she makes her bid for the position of District Judge following the retirement of the Dynda Post.
Candidates begin filing for county, statewide races
The candidate filing period for the June 24 statewide election officially opened Wednesday morning, and will remain open until 5 p.m. Friday.
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