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  • Blue Starr closing Portion of Blue Starr Drive closes for rail repairs Monday and Tuesday

    A portion of Blue Starr Drive in Claremore will be closed Monday and Tuesday to allow for track repairs, according to a City of Claremore employee.


    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Helm’s drill rig: A waste of federal funds

    The $583,910 purchase of a Casa Grande Drill Rig by Rogers County Commissioner Mike Helm has come under fire by Oklahoma State Auditor Gary Jones.

    April 6, 2014

  • Addressing teen drug use

    When Daniel Morris saw a picture of a local drug bust in the news recently, something heartbreaking stood out to him about the people in the image: they looked so young.

    April 6, 2014

  • JM Davis funds for roof State commits $346,200 for improvements

    The Oklahoma Legislature has approved funding for the Capital Improvements Plans and the Fiscal Year 2015 budget, as recommended by the Long Range Planning Commission. The budget includes $346,200 for building improvements for the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum in Claremore.

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • life flight helicopter Life Flight transports injured man from Claremore

    Claremore firefighters and Pafford paramedics responded to a medical call around 11:45 a.m. Friday, after a man fell two stories while installing windows at a West 18th Street residence.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Below 100 Deputies take oath after completing safety training program Below 100

    Rogers County Sheriff’s Office deputies were sworn in Wednesday following their participation in the day long officer safety training program, Below 100.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • E911 Authority expresses frustration

    Members of the Rogers County Enhanced E911 Trust Authority expressed their frustration Thursday with the lack of a county-wide dispatch service contract, emphasizing the need for such a contract to garner confidence and participation from local agencies and municipalities. 

    April 4, 2014

  • County officials 2012 audit repeats 2011 findings

    Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones released the 2012 audit Thursday for Rogers County listing repeated findings from the 2011 audit that was released Wednesday.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Economic boom Economic boom underway across Claremore

    When Claremore City Manager Jim Thomas declares “It’s a new day in Claremore,” it’s obvious he believes it.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Report on Audit State auditor reveals possible fraud

    Oklahoma State Auditor Gary Jones determined officials in Rogers County violated state law, submitted fictitious invoices, back dated records and failed to properly document $5 million in federal FEMA funds.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo